General election sample ballots

Tuesday Nov. 6 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Curry County Information: County Clerk's Office 763-5591 In the senate, house and county commission district races, only the precincts listed will be voting on these candidates US President (All precincts) (Democrat) Barack Obama/Joe Biden (Republican) Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (Constitution) Virgil Goode/Jim Clymer (Libertarian) Gary Johnson/James P. Gray […]

ENMU Health Services to reopen

Eastern New Mexico University's Health Services is set to reopen Wednesday to students after being closed for a week because of the death of its new director. Judith Haislett, vice president of Student Affairs, said they have hired a practical nurse to serve ENMU students until they hire a new director. Former director Kris Kuhlman […]

Hounds avenge loss to USW with 6-0 rout

CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroENMU defender Malik Boukacem, right, tackles the ball from University of the Southwest's Nicolas Gutierrez during the first half of Monday's men's soccer matchup at the ENMU pitch. Talk about avenging a loss. The Eastern New Mexico University's men soccer team fired off a school-record 36 shots, including 14 on goal, and […]

Meetings Watch – Oct. 2

Portales City Council The following items will be on the Portales City Council's agenda today at its 7 p.m. meeting: A presentation of a 20-Year Service Award to the city's Planning Director, Sammy Standefer. A proclamation declaring Oct. 7-13 as Fire Prevention Week in Portales. An update on the U.S. 70 construction project. A contract […]

Police Blotter – Oct. 2

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 4:32 p.m.: Caller reported a motor vehicle accident, 1900 block of Westview Diamond Way. 5:31 p.m.: Subject requested to speak with an officer regarding a ministerial alliance, walk-up. 6 p.m.: Caller reported an alarm, 2000 block of South Avenue H. 6:30 p.m.: Standby reported, Greyhound Stadium. 8:16 […]

Events Calendar – Oct. 2

Today Night of the Song Bird: Viva Vegas — 2 p.m., Studio Theatre of the ENMU University Theatre Center. Tickets $4. Information: 562-2711. Tuesday Board games — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. After school at the library for kindergarten through sixth graders. Information: 356-3940. Teen Writer's Group — 5 p.m., Portales Public Library. Teens 13 […]

Portales High School News – Oct. 2

Students of the month for August The following students were chosen for student of the month for August: Senior Audriana Underhill; junior Rachel Ryu; sophomore Daniel James; and freshman Hannah Cabeldue. These students were treated to pizza and soda pop in the main office with PHS Principal Melvin Nusser and were presented with a special […]

Dora School News – Oct. 2

PTSO meets The Dora Parent-Teacher-Student Organization will meet at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the school library. The PTSO meets the first Wednesday of each month. All parents are encouraged to attend. Information: David Absher, PTSO President, at 477-2249. Sports Thursday — Melrose hosts Dora Junior High, JV and Varsity volleyball at 4:30 p.m. Friday — […]

My Turn – People have the greatest hobbies

People have the greatest hobbies, don't they? I know a man who loves softball. He talks it, plays it, umps it, coaches it. For adults and tots alike, he can't wait for the season to roll around every year, and it's fun to see him so animated. I know a woman who quilts. Not a […]

Recalled peanut butter distributed in commodities program

Peanut butter on Sunland Inc.'s recall list was distributed in the area as part of federal Commodity Supplemental Food Program, according to a program official. Fran Brown, director of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program in Roswell, which distributes commodities to eastern New Mexico sites, said she is aware they have distributed recalled peanut butter, a […]