According to the Portales Daily Tribune, Dennie L. Harris, ENMU student from Clovis, was back in school following a Saturday night accident on West First Street which put him in the hospital as a result of the still unexplained crash which left two cars badly damaged.
According to the Portales Tribune, three pieces of property were sold by County Treasurer Laura Denton Monday for non- payment of taxes. The total of three sales was $1212 and former owners have two years in which to redeem the property.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, a two and a half inch snow which fell within two hours last night has brought Roosevelt County and Eastern New Mexico its first moisture of the new year. The snow came after a weekend of cold weather during which a low of 12 degrees was recorded Monday.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, Fire Chief Newman Carter blamed an over-heated heating stove flue for a $2,000 fire that burned the roof off of one unit of the Miller Apartments at 712 East Braos at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, a sandy hill three miles east of Portales will soon be the center of a 60-mile circle for relayed television transmission from an Amarillo station. Steel work was completed Sunday on a 724-foot high antenna which will replace KFDW’s installation in Clovis.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, Harris Store for Men at 105 West Second Street advertised Curlee Suits regular $59.50 on sale for $41.50.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, a dust explosion cracked through the basement and tunnels beneath the Worley Elevator grain bins Saturday, wrecking grain handling machinery in 120-foot high concrete structure.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, the first of three wells that will supply Portales with water for domestic use went on the pump at 10 a.m. Saturday. The well field is on state land in the Bivins Cattle Company ranch.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, six Portales plumbers passed tests Saturday for licenses under the Plumbing Administration Board. The tests were given in Albuquerque.
According to the Portales News-Tribune, Kings’ Restaurant at 224 West Second Street invites the residence of Portales to their grand opening where there will be free coffee and donuts served on Monday.