Fishing derby continues Sunday

The adage goes that a bad day of fishing is better than a good day doing almost anything else. Saturday at Oasis State Park, the adage could have been that few things beat a great day of fishing — except maybe two of them. Kevin Wilson: CMI staff Kevin Sanchez of Vaughn shows a caught […]

ENMU announces art show results

Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has announced the juried results of the third annual K through ENMU Juried Youth Art Exhibition as part of National Youth Art Month in March. Artists selected for this year's event include: Derek Gonzales, Dora ISD Jaecy Banther, Dora ISD Ryan Lopez, Lindsey Steiner, Portales Joseph Erwin, Lindsey Steiner, […]

What’s Happening: March 25

Today 3rd annual Spring Trout Derby — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oasis State Park. Open to all ages. $5 park entrance fee and $5 per person to enter event. Information: 356-5331. Monday Kitchen Creations — 6-9 p.m., ENMU campus. The class will meet four times on Monday evenings in Portales. It is a diabetes cooking school […]

Police blotter: March 25

Samplings of police, sheriff and fire calls logs: Thursday 2:49 p.m.: Caller reported a dog in a trap, 200 block of East Quince. 2:55 p.m.: Caller reported stray dogs in the area, 1000 block of Boulder. 3:44 p.m.: Caller reported she found a dog under her car, 900 block of West 17th. 4:03 p.m.: Caller […]

ENMU Preview Day gives high school students peek at college life

It's 8:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning and three high school juniors are wiping the sleep out of their eyes trying to focus on some big decision making. Christina Calloway: Portales News-Tribune Michael Baty, right, wasn't as excited about seeing the Eastern New Mexico University's girls dorm as Anyssa Barbosa. The high school juniors were […]

Portales AYP scores

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