Police Blotter – Nov. 29

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Monday 6:30 a.m.: Officer requested a case number for found property. 11:17 a.m.: Caller reported burglary, 300 block South Avenue J. 3:28 p.m.: Caller reported assault and battery. 4:04 p.m.: Caller requested an animal control case number, 1000 block East Second Street. 5:56 p.m.: Caller requested an officer, […]

Events Calendar – Nov. 29

Today Public Hearing — 10 a.m., Commission Room in the county courthouse. To talk about the CDBG grant project which was completed Nov. 14. Information: 356-5307. Movie and Popcorn: The Avengers — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Youth 13 to 18 years old. Information: 356-3940. Ninja Vanish — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library. Preschool story […]

My Turn – Nov. 29

Meredith Willson's beloved musical, "The Music Man," belongs in communities just like ours. I remember a terrific production 30-plus years ago on the postage stamp-sized stage in the old Portales Inn. Clyde Powell was lovable con artist Harold Hill; his sister Paula Criss played Mrs. Paroo, Marian-the-librarian's busybody mother. Portales High School is bringing this […]

Local children craft and paint Christmas ornaments

Marlee Cash carefully placed the tip of her paint brush onto the glass ball in her hand, concentrating as she added more green dots of paint onto it's red background. The 6-year-old painted her silver Christmas tree ornament red with a black stripe then proceeded to added green, blue and yellow dots, saying she chose […]

Angelo State staves off Zias

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University's women found some offense for the first time this season Wednesday night, but they didn't have the size to deal with Angelo State's Lauren Holt. The 6-foot-3 junior put together a huge night with 23 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three blocks and the Rambelles staved off the […]

Foster mom had taken in dozens of children over the years

A 14-year-old boy is accused of killing both his adopted mom and sister in their Tucumcari home late Monday before another adopted son tackled him, possibly saving the lives of an infant and others who were in the home. The mother, Sue Day, 67, was a foster mom who has taken in between 80 and […]

Video: Meet Sundance Ranch Sanctuary

Meet the director and cats of the Sundance Ranch Sanctuary.

Video: 5 Guys and a Goat Fund Raiser

5 guys and a goat on a hike to raise funds for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Video: Drug Sting

This video contains footage from two drug stings in which Zach Stephenson of Clovis was filmed buying methamphetamines for under cover police informants.This video has been edited for length. The original videos were about half an hour long.

Video: H2O express explosion – March 2012

An explosion rocked the 1100 block of Prince Street in Clovis on Saturday night, leaving three injured in a blast that was heard and felt for numerous city blocks.