Anniversaries – Sept. 23

Sumner Robert and Joy Sumner of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2012, at 3701 Ben Crenshaw in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by their sons, Lee and Alan Sumner. The couple was married Oct. 3, 1962, at Hamlin Memorial Methodist Church in Farwell. They […]

Club notes – Sept. 23

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Muffley's Back Door with hostesses Ann Carter and Lucille Johnson. President Ann Carter presided at the business meeting. All recited the Extension "Club Collect." Prayer included the family of Lois Hollinsworth, recently deceased, Reba Camp recently moved, Hildegunde […]

Senior happenings – Sept. 23

Creative Living: Dyeing tips featured on show

Information on Shibori dyeing with Rit fabric dye, incorporating hardware in needlepoint designs, and creating faux finishes on walls will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday. and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Ann Butler is a designer, author and instructor for Creative Industries, and she's going to demonstrate […]

On the shelves – Sept. 23

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity" by Catherine Boo tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the 21st century's great, unequal cities in a bewildering age of global change and […]

Rams, Lady Rams top Desert Academy

SANTA FE — Portales High's girls have had a bit of a tough go this season, but the Lady Rams enjoyed a profitable weekend in New Mexico's capital city. After blanking Monte del Sol 2-0 on Friday, PHS notched az 4-1 win over Desert Academy on Saturday in District 2-1A/3A soccer action. Meantime, the Portales […]

Saturday area prep volleyball – Sept. 22

FLOYD — Delta Navarrete had eight kills, six aces and four digs and Dominique Gomez added six kills, three blocks and four digs as the Floyd Lady Broncos beat San Jon 28-26, 25-15, 25-12 on Saturday. Kassie Rodriguez posted a team-high six digs for the Lady Broncos (6-2), while Tabitha Ornelas had 18 digs and […]

Tarleton State posts victory over Hounds

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Vaughn Smith rushed for 167 yards and two touchdowns, including a game-clinching 69-yarder late in the fourth quarter, and Tarleton State held off Eastern New Mexico University 35-23 in a Lone Star Conference football game. Smith broke the scoring ice with a 13-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter, capping a […]

Zias drop sixth straight in loss to Commerce

COMMERCE, Texas — Texas A&M-Commerce survived a seesaw first set and went on to complete a 27-25, 25-15, 25-14 sweep of Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday in Lone Star Conference volleyball, handing the Zias their sixth consecutive loss. The Lions (10-3, 3-2 LSC) ended a two-match conference losing streak in which they were swept […]

Community Calendar – Sept. 23

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday's paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Sunday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30-8:30 p.m., […]

Two plead in lake incident

Two Clovis residents have pleaded guilty and four others have been bound over for trial in district court on felony charges connected to what police say was an underage drinking party on Ute Lake resulting in critical injuries to their friend, Shaina Pool of Clovis. Pool, who fell from a boat and was struck by […]

Lawsuit deposition set this week

Roosevelt County Manager Charlene Webb and detention center Administrator David Casanova will be interviewed this week concerning a lawsuit filed against Roosevelt County for discrimination, according to district court records. According to the lawsuit filed in August 2011, former detention center officers Elizabeth Pineda, Richard Benavides and Roberta Diann Dees were all discriminated against by […]

Police Blotter – Sept. 23

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Thursday 8:45 a.m.: Caller reported stray dogs in the area, 1600 block of East Amazon. 11 a.m.: Caller reported harassment, 1700 block of North Boston. 11:25 a.m.: Caller requested an officer for an arrest, 1000 block of Community Way. 12:40 p.m.: Caller reported a stray tan colored dog, […]

Events Calendar – Sept. 23

Monday EPCOG meeting — 10 a.m., 418 Main Street in Clovis. Information: Playwright speaking at ENMU — 11 a.m., Studio theater in University Theatre Center at ENMU. Former ENMU student and playwright Robert Patrick will be speaking. Information: 562-2373. Board of Education work meeting — 5 p.m., board room in the administration meeting. Student […]

Q&A: Award to be presented to alumnus and wife

The Eastern New Mexico University Foundation awards will be presented at the 37th annual ENMU Foundation Breakfast on Saturday during homecoming. Alumnus Ed Forman and his wife Barbara will be recognized as Philanthropist of the Year. Foreman, 78, grew up on a sweet potato and peanut farm in Portales. He attended ENMU for two years […]

Prayer debate continues

The controversial exclusion of coach-led prayer in Portales city league sports has sparked questions about prayer at other public and government-funded venues. According to league sorts Director Mike Doerr, coach-led prayer was eliminated to avoid possible legal issues as well as respecting the diversity represented in the league. The city council pauses for an invocation […]

Tucumcari woman missing since Sept. 13

Kimberly Draman Police are asking for help locating a Tucumcari woman last seen on Sept. 13. Kimberly Draman, 53, was last seen with a man arrested Tuesday driving Draman's car in Las Vegas, Nev., according to a State Police press release. Frank Keller was arrested on charges unrelated to Draman's disappearance, the release said. He […]

Rams fall in OT; Lady Rams triumphant

SANTA FE — This overtime thing isn't working out so well lately for the Portales High boys soccer team. The Rams dropped their third consecutive decision in extra time on Friday, a 2-1 District 2/1A-3A setback at the hands of Monte del Sol. Portales, meantime, came away with a 2-0 victory in the girls matchup. […]

Prep football capsules – Sept. 22

Texico 23, Eunice 0 Records: Eunice 2-2, Texico 3-0. Difference: The Wolverines scored twice within 30 seconds early in the first quarter and their defense completely bottled up the Cardinals, holding them to 190 total yards. Difference-makers: Junior TE/DE John Myers scored on both sides of the ball for Texico — a 36-yard fumble return […]

Rommell propels Cleveland past Cats

RIO RANCHO — Whether by ground or by air, Jordan Rommell delivered. The 5-foot-9, 165-pound senior saved most of his deliveries for the second half, posting 134 of his 181 yards of offense after halftime to help the young Cleveland Storm move to .500 on the season with a 27-20 victory over the Clovis Wildcats. […]