Thursday prep basketball summaries

Prep summaries Thursday Boys Dora 74, San Jon 37 Dora (7-2) — Eddy Arzate 4, Jesus Villegas 2, San McConnell 6, Josh Walker 10, Dalton Privett 17, Dylan Privett 23, Levi Bickham 6, Koby Cone 6, Totals 31 8-9. 74. San Jon (3-4) — Carl Webb 2, Dylan Bryant 10, Joseph Benavides 9, Joey Byrd 4, […]

Hounds cruise by Johnson and Wales

CMI staff RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team will take a two-game win streak into conference play with its 85-56 win Thursday over Johnson and Wales. Devone Davis and Rafael Love led a balanced attack with 14 points as ENMU (6-5) moved over .500 for the first time this […]

Event calendar — Jan. 3

Today Roosevelt County Extension Council meeting — 10:30 a.m., McAlister room in the Jake Lopez Building. Information: 356-4417 Tuesday Boot Camp — 5:30 p.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Afterschool at the Library — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. “Clothespin Animals” will be featured. Open to students in grades K-6. Information: 356-3940. Wednesday Preschool Storytime— […]

Police blotter — Jan. 3

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Tuesday • 4:29 p.m.: Officer requested, U.S. 70. • 4:45 p.m.: Animal complaint, 1100 block of North Boston Avenue. • 4:47 p.m.: Animal complaint, 1700 block of North Boston Street. • 5 p.m.: Officer requested, walk-in. • 5:14 p.m.: Welfare check, 1000 block of West 16th […]

Movie classics worth watching

It’s funny how events and conversations get your brain stirring and wondering, “Hmm, if I had a top five or ten of this, what would it be?” After having recently thought about my top ten Christmas movies from having seen a few of them at Wal-Mart last month, attending my best friend’s wedding last weekend […]

High dollar dairy products not likely

Stock Image: Milk Gallons

By Christina Calloway CMI staff writer The executive director for Dairy Producers of New Mexico feels there’s no need to get up in arms about $8 a gallon milk because she said it’s not likely to happen. Despite the threat of a looming dairy cliff, DPNM’s Beverly Idsinga said the real concern for milk […]

Memorial paver price going up

The Roosevelt County War Memorial in the parking lot of the Roosevelt County Courthouse has 180 places for names of veterans

By Lillian Bowe PNT staff writer Robert Cato earned Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals serving in the Vietnam war while in a field artillery unit in Vietnam. After his tour, Cato was transferred to Portales to start the ROTC program at Eastern New Mexico University in 1970. Now his name is m emorialized […]

Ticket feature: No Refund playing Friday

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The five-member rock band No Refund has been playing together for two years.

CMI staff Local band No Refund will put on a show Friday at the Clovis Civic Center. The five-member rock band, which was one of the first local bands to play at the Clovis Music Festival in 2013, has been playing together for two years. Lead singer Tres Morgan said the quintet plays songs in […]

Public officials could use a few resolutions

As another new year has dawned, we suggest for consideration a few resolutions for our public officials and other community leaders. Here are a few ideas for 2014 that taxpayers and their governments could benefit from throughout the next 12 months: • New Mexico lawmakers: Do not waste one minute of the upcoming 30-day legislative […]

About that thing I just told him …

While coming back home from Lubbock a few Mondays ago, my friend and I were greeted by the blue and red flash that ruins many a night. “You weren’t even speeding,” I said. “What’s that about?” My smart friend already knew it was a faulty license plate light. She’d already had it looked at by […]