Foundation will help hospital remain local

Roosevelt General Hospital CEO Larry Leaming says RGH belongs to the people of Roosevelt County and he wants to ensure it will stay that way. In efforts to strengthen RGH while listening to public input, organizers began working on the RGH Foundation last year, which will give community members a chance to directly support the […]

PHS boys basketball capsule – Jan. 29

Portales (10-7) at Tucumcari (10-6) When: 7 p.m. today Radio: KSEL-FM 105.3 Last season: The Rams held on for a 46-43 win over Tucumcari at the Ram Athletic Center. Last time out: Portales dropped a 56-51 decision at home to Class 4A Moriarty on Saturday. The Rattlers were beaten at home by Class 2A No. […]

Legislator offers bill to define marriage

Republican state Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview says he believes in his heart that marriage should be between one man and one woman and has introduced legislation to amend the Constitution of New Mexico to state the same. "I just believe in my heart that's what the sanctity of marriage should be," Woods said Monday. […]

Police Blotter – Jan. 29

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 2:19 a.m.: Clovis police requested an officer locate an individual, 400 block of East 16th Street. 2:38 a.m.: Caller reported unknown subjects in her back yard, 1100 block of West First Street. 7:25 a.m.: Call in reference to a burglary alarm, 2100 block […]

Cannon to meet with local landowners

The 27th Special Operations Wing leadership at Cannon Air Force Base is hosting a meeting with local landowners at 10 a.m. Wednesday to discuss wind turbine development projects and proposals. While no specific proposals will be reviewed, wing leadership will provide detailed information on how Cannon evaluates potential projects, according to a press release from […]

Dora School News – Jan. 29

Spelling Bee Congratulations to Dora eighth grader, Charlyn Simpson, for taking third place in the regional spelling bee. Simpson is the daughter of Robin and Gary Simpson. Basketball Pictures Dora Coyotes and Lady Coyotes basketball team members are to bring their uniforms to school on Thursday for team and individual photos. Forms will be available […]

Events Calendar – Jan. 29

Today Get Your Game On — 4:30 p.m. Board games featured. For grades K-6. Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940. Boot Camp — 5:30 p.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Yoga — 7 p.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Wednesday Aerobics — 7:30 a.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. […]

My Turn – Don’t let ‘they’ dictate your life

It's always good to get inspiration. I'm all for that. Actually, I've just been to the International Builders' Show for this very reason. But I'm going to take a few moments here to encourage individualism and creativity. As builders, we regularly get asked what the infamous "they" are up to. Are "they" using wallpaper? What […]

ENMU offering non-credit classes

Eastern New Mexico University is offering non-credit classes for children and adults this semester. These courses are geared toward individuals who may not be enrolled as full-time students but who are looking to take classes that allow flexibility in their schedule. Christina Calloway: CMI staff photo Students in Julie Gawehn's zumba class practice a routine […]

Guards injured in Tucumcari escape attempt

Two Quay County Detention Center officers were injured Sunday by an inmate attempting to escape, 10th Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose said. Officers B.J. Angel and Anthonette Dabbs were hospitalized for treatment of their injuries and later released, said Don Rich, QCDC administrator. Rich said at 12: 15 p.m., inmate Noel Webb, 31, attempted without […]