‘Believe’ crew wraps it up for local filming

At 12:17 a.m. on Thursday, First Assistant Director David Cluck called, “That’s a wrap!” for the last time on “Believe In Me.” Six weeks before, in Ned Houk Park just north of Clovis, we took our first shot of the picture as lead actor Jeff Donovan climbed into the blue pickup that would serve as […]

Filming provided memories

Editor’s note: Cotty Chubb, a producer of the “Believe In Me” movie filmed in eastern New Mexico this fall, recorded a few fragments of his memories of our part of the world. In his words: • The girls showing up on set complaining of soreness. Too much training? No, they’d been riding the mechanical bull […]

Nov. 14 Floyd School News

By Jennifer Essary Upcoming events • Standards Assessments for all juniors is Tuesday and Wednesday • Thanksgiving holidays will be Nov. 24-28. School will resume Nov. 29. • The Christmas program will be Dec. 6 Athletics Football: The six-man state title game has been moved to Wednesday at noon. Basketball: Thursday through Sunda, junior high […]

Nov. 14 Portales Junior High News

Science Fair Assembly Since all students will be deciding on a science fair project, science teachers have arranged for Dr. Keller from Eastern New Mexico University to present some ideas about various projects. Thursday finds students viewing various examples and listening to his ideas and suggestions. The Portales schools science fair is scheduled for March […]

Nov. 14 Broad Horizons School News

Students at Broad Horizons have n opportunity to get a headstart into the world of work and modern technology. Starting in January, Mrs. Griffith-Eakins will instruct a class which will feature computer programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook in its curriculum. Interested students may obtain “Microsoft Office” certification while gaining […]

Nov. 14 Elida School News

No business like show business The Elida High School drama department will be presenting its first dinner show on Thursday. Members of the Student Council will be hosting a buffet-style spaghetti dinner at 6 p.m., which will be followed by the performance of a theatrical comedy entitled “Wanted: One Groom.” Admission for attending the dinner […]

Nov. 14 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Windom Yates, 43, found guilty of driving on suspension and will serve 90 days of unsupervised probation. • Patrick Steckline, 27, found guilty of driving while intoxicated (first offense) and will serve 90 days of supervised probation. • Rodulfo Sotelo, 27, found guilty […]

Family faithfully waits for sons to return home

By Tony Parra Like other Americans, the Isaacs family watched the news on television when the war with Iraq broke out. They’ve also lived it, as all three of their boys were sent to serve the United States in the invasion of Iraq. When Corey, Toby and Eric Isaacs do come home, they will be […]

City, ENMU honor veterans

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By Tony Parra Many Portales residents spent their time on Thursday with their right hand over the left part of their chest staring at the American flag during ceremonies honoring United States veterans on Veteran’s Day. Veteran’s Day activities took place to commemorate the veterans who have served in the United States armed forces. The […]

Couple honored by AARP

By Tova Fruchtman It all started with a prescription drug forum in Portales. As liaison to the state office for the non-profit organization AARP, George Lees attended the planning meeting. That is where he first saw Millie Goslin. Through the meetings and the planning a relationship evolved that soon turned to love. “There was sort […]