According to the Cannon Air Force Base Facebook page, the base is experiencing a power outage. Outage updates can be found on their Twitter account and on their website.
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Freedom New Mexico An account for donations to help with funeral expenses for Patricia Ohler of Portales has been set up under her name at James Polk Stone Community Bank. Ohler died of cancer Thursday, leaving a husband, five children and four grandchildren, and life insurance would not cover the expenses, according to information from […]
I’m saying goodbye to a friend in the next few days. Chris Horton and I have shared books, laughs and video game sessions, though we’re not the closest of friends. Just good enough friends to be connected on Facebook, both times he had an account. He’s deleting his second account. I wanted to quip, “Yeah, […]
Freedom New Mexico The family of 5-year-old Destiny Suniga has established an account to assist with expenses associated with a medical procedure. Suniga was born with tumor above her eye, a condition called neurofibromatosis, according to her mother Renee Suniga, who explained as Destiny has grown, the tumor has enlarged and is now nearly covering […]
Freedom New Mexico An account is being set up for donations for longtime Portales resident and Vietnam veteran Ramon Balencia, who lost everything in a house fire last week. Starting Monday, donors can give to the account using Balencia’s name at James Polk Stone Community Bank-Portales.
Freedom New Mexico An account is established at Portales National Bank for 5-month-old Noriah Castillo, who died Saturday. Contributions go toward funeral expenses and other assistance for the family.
Freedom New Mexico Community members are pulling together to help a family devastated by a crash Friday that killed an 11-year-old girl and hospitalized her two younger brothers. State Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis, said the children’s mother, Mary Trujillo, has worked for him at his Twin Cronies restaurant for nearly 20 years, most recently as […]
An account has been set up to benefit longtime Portales resident Sharon Cabeldue, who is hospitalized in Lubbock, and her family. The “Cabeldue Family Fund” is at First Financial Credit Union, and donations go toward medical expenses and travel costs. To donate: First Financial Credit Union at 356-5530.
By Mickey Winfield: PNT Staff Writer After a holiday break gave Eastern New Mexico University students time to be thankful, it was soon time to be stressful. Following the holiday break, it was an open week, then Monday started finals week. And since final exams can account for a large percentage of a student’s final […]
By To Two of three military members who separate or retire do so without having opened a government-run Thrift Savings Plan account, a benefit that has been available to service members since 2002. Those who depart without an account leave behind a valuable tool they could use over and over again to dampen their costs […]
PNT Staff Report An account has been set up to benefit the family of Jezika Shumate, of Portales, who was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, according to bank representatives. The account has been set up at First Financial Credit Union in Portales under the name Brett Shumate Family, Jezika Shumate’s father. […]
Several local businesses have received fraudulent checks in recent weeks, according to a release from the Clovis Police Department. Business are encouraged to use the phone directory to verify bank phone numbers on checks are valid, the release said. The scammers are printing checks with phony account numbers and bank phone numbers, said Lt. James […]
By Tony Parra A former Eastern New Mexico University employee was arrested and charged Monday with forging her supervisor’s signature to embezzle more than $138,000 from a school account. Tammy Jo Garcia, 32, of Portales was arrested by Portales Police on Monday morning and charged with embezzlement over $20,000, one count of tampering with evidence […]
Mike Linn A group of Canadians have honed in on Portales residents in an attempt to dupe them out of their cash with promises they’ve won the Canadian lottery. Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said seven Portales residents have complained in the past month they’ve received phone calls from Canadians asking them to send between […]