My Turn – I’ll keep my speech to a minimum

I appreciate the vote of confidence in my editor when he asked me to go pick up our awards this weekend at the 103rd annual Convention of the Panhandle Press Association in Amarillo. I rather look at it like that than my co-worker's response to the news, "Nobody else probably wanted to go." Either way, […]

Police Blotter – April 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Sunday 12:40 a.m.: Deputy reported an abandoned vehicle, Industrial Road. 12:46 a.m.: Caller reported her boyfriend threatened her, 1500 block of North Avenue K. 12:50 a.m.: Caller reported fights, 1000 block of West Second Street. 12:55 a.m.: Caller requested an ambulance, 1000 block of […]

Hounds turn back Wayland Baptist

Eastern New Mexico University's bats were held in check in the final three games of a Lone Star Conference series last weekend at Abilene Chrsitian, all resulting in losses. Tuesday, the Greyhounds managed only five hits against Wayland Baptist, but were able to take advantage of most of the scoring opporunities provided by five five […]

Power restored in rural Roosevelt County

Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative customers in Arch, Elida and Causey went without power early Tuesday. RCEC spokesman Antonio Sanchez said outages started around 3:30 a.m. and power was restored to all customers around 10 a.m. There were cross arms broken on several poles throughout the county, most likely due to wind or tracking from moisture, […]

Want to honor a volunteer? Do it here

Clovis Media Inc. is accepting nominees for its third annual Volunteer of the Year award. Deadline for nominations is April 8. Tell us your nominee's name, where they volunteer and something special they did in 2012 that helped make someone's life better. Volunteers should live in Bailey, Curry, De Baca, Parmer, Quay or Roosevelt counties. […]

Rams third at Artesia

Senior Jackson Powers shot 41-41 — 82 on Monday as the Portales High boys golf team finished third out of only three full teams in the Artesia Invite golf tournament. Andrew Underbrink was next for the Rams at 45-40 — 85, followed by Jory Nix 46-48 — 94, Ty Bergman 50-48 — 98 and Brandon […]

Scholars to present findings

Natalie Moctezuma, an Eastern New Mexico University graduate student majoring in communicative disorders, has been working since the summer on her research comparing the immediate hydrating effects of water versus flavored water. "Flavored water is so popular nowadays, and voice experts are saying drink eight glasses of water a day, and if you don't like […]

Judge Teddy Hartley retiring after 10 years

After 10 years behind the bench, Teddy Hartley is giving up the gavel for free time. Teddy Hartley Hartley, a Clovis native, will retire from his position as chief justice for the Ninth Judicial District, effectively July 1. "I'm still healthy, and I'll be 73 years old (when I leave)," Hartley said. "I have health […]

Sunland test production pushed back

Test production runs of Sunland Inc.'s facilities have been pushed back a couple of weeks to mid-April, according to Vice President Katalin Coburn. She attributes the setback to the continuing installations of equipment and delays in deliveries. Coburn says Sunland has rehired 85 percent of its laid off workforce and says they will be closer […]

Police Blotter – April 2

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Thursday 2:30 p.m.: A subject in the lobby requested an officer, police station. 2:35 p.m.: Caller reported a noise disturbance, 1400 block of South Globe. 3:26 p.m.: Caller reported her daughter is having issues with a female, 500 block of West Fifth Street. 4:28 […]