New Mexico fishing report — Feb. 27

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: Open for the season […]

Events calendar — Feb. 27

Today Step aerobics — 4 p.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940.   Friday 51st annual chili supper — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., First Methodist Church. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children. Informtion: 749-1840. Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: […]

Curry County Outlaws are coming

For a bunch of outlaws, they seem like pretty nice guys. The truth is the Curry County Outlaws aren’t likely to cause much trouble anywhere they go — unless it becomes illegal to tap your foot to a classic country tune, or to spontaneously grab a partner and start two-stepping. If the law ever goes […]

Police blotter — Feb. 27

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs Caller reported: Tuesday • 12:29 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1600 block of South Roosevelt Road 6. • 2:18 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1900 block of South Avenue O. • 4:52 a.m.: Traffic stop, Spruce Street and U.S. 70. • 5:58 a.m.: Traffic stop, 16th Street and Avenue D. • 6:26 […]

State-grown produce headed to schools

By Lillian Bowe PNT staff writer lbowe@pntonline.com More state-grown fruits and vegetables will be headed to school lunch rooms in the next school year under a bill passed by the state Legislature. The New Mexico Grown Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for School Meals bill provides $240,000 in recurring funds to schools to buy such staples […]

Lady Rams gain district tourney finals

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By Dave Wagner CMI sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Getting ready to face rival Lovington again, the Portales Lady Rams have to feel better about themselves than they did after Friday’s relatively close win at Ruidoso. This time, PHS overwhelmed the Lady Warriors with aggressive fullcourt defense, built a 35-9 lead late in the first half and […]

Area district basketball tournaments — Feb. 24

(Seeds in parentheses) DISTRICT 4-3A Boys Monday Tiebreaker for top seed At New Mexico Military, Roswell Lovington 57, Ruidoso 50 Thursday (3) Portales at Ruidoso, 7 p.m. Saturday Championship at Lovington, 7 p.m. Girls Tuesday (2) Portales 65, (3) Ruidoso 28 Saturday Championship Portales at (1) Lovington, 5:30 p.m. DISTRICT 8-1A Boys Tuesday (4) Tatum […]

Still winning battles with flu bug

It’s been a crazy flu season. I know larger news outlets have reported that but obviously things don’t become real life until it’s happening to you or someone you know. On top of this area being known to worsen allergies with its dry weather, it seems like nearly everyone I know has gotten a cold […]

Events calendar — Feb. 26

Today Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime— 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940. Wii Wednesday — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Tweens’ choice. Open to students in grades 4-6. Information: 356-3940.   Thursday Step aerobics — 4 p.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime — 6 p.m., Portales […]

Police blotter — Feb. 26

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Monday • 1:18 a.m.: Animal complaint, 1300 block of East Elbe Street. • 1:19 a.m.: Domestic, 500 block of East Amazon Street. • 3:29 a.m.: Traffic stop, Main and Nogal streets. • 6:22 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1800 block of South Roosevelt Road 8. • 6:28 a.m.: […]