Jail population increasing

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Jared Tucker Inmate population at the Roosevelt County Detention Center is up from this time last year, according to detention center officials. The total number of inmates incarcerated in Roosevelt County was 108 as of Thursday afternoon, a significant increase from 78 on the same day in 2009, according to jail officials. Cpl. Clay Layher […]

Military feature: Base offers cooking demonstrations

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Liliana Castillo The smell of black bean sauce and five-spice powder filled the room as the Cantonese cooking demonstration began to heat up at the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Cannon Air Force Base. The demonstration was one of the two that occur monthly at the center and are intended to help give airmen […]

Senior happenings — Aug. 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance at Senior Center. Music by Un Poquito Mas. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 9:30 a.m., Free blood pressure and sugar testing; […]

Curry County Fair features five concerts

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Freedom New Mexico Little Joe will take to the Curry County Events Center stage at 9 tonight as one of five concert performances during the Curry County Fair. Described as “the king of brown sound,” Little Joe has been performing music for more than 40 years and is credited as a pioneer of Tejano music, […]

Church profile: Church of Christ Student Center

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Church of Christ Student Center Address: 207 S. Ave. K Phone: 356-8342 Services: Devotional 6:30 p.m. Sunday, other services at Third and Kilgore Church of Christ; college class 7 p.m. Wednesday. Description: “Our mission is to minister to the college students of Eastern New Mexico University by providing an environment that will facilitate spiritual growth […]

Portales holding kickball tournament

Registration is open for the City of Portales kickball tournament 9 a.m. Sept. 4 at Rotary Park. The cost is $50 per team, said city Athletics Director Mike Doerr. Proceeds go to Portales city sports. Players must be at least 12 years old. Each team must have eight to 14 members, including at least two […]

Engagements — Aug. 15

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Alonzo- Reyes [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Elizabeth Ann Alonzo and Daniel D. Reyes of Clovis will be married Nov. 6, 2010, at the Rose Garden Pavillion in Clovis. The prospective bride is the daughter of the late Ronald Coffey and Josefina Alonzo-Coffey of Bovina. The prospective groom is the son of Laura and Richard Lucero […]

Senior happenings — Aug. 15

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center, 1120 Cameo. Music by Randy Chavez and band. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 9:30 a.m. […]

School menus — Aug. 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun with lettuce, tomato, and pickle, baked French fries, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Beefy cheesy nachos,Sunshine corn, applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. B Mac and franks, Grand green beans, chilled peaches, chocolate cake. […]

Their view: Corporate income tax inefficient

Corporate income tax inefficient Economist Mark W. Hendrickson, contributing scholar with The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, submitted his views on corporate income taxes in a guest column for newspapers across the country. Here’s a snippet from his report:

Senior happenings — Aug. 8

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at Los Abuelitos in Portales. Please bring a covered dish. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 9 a.m. Board of Directors meeting; 11 a.m. Senior Center meeting; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

Senior happenings — Aug. 1

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at Friendship Center in Clovis. Please bring a covered dish. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 9:30 Free blood pressure and […]

Power pull fundraiser will benfit rec center

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Argen Duncan “More power!” as Tim Allen might say. The Portales Recreation Center is hosting its first “Power Pull” fundraiser next week. In the contest, participants see who can pull a three-quarter-ton pickup, or an all-terrain vehicle for children, the farthest in 30 seconds. “Anyone can do this,” said city Athletics Director Mike Doerr. “It’s […]

Curry detention center volunteer training to be held

Freedom New Mexico Christian Believers is hosting a training and orientation 6 p.m. Thursday for detention center volunteers. The training is for volunteers to work with Curry County Adult Detention Center inmates in both religious and educational fields. The training is at 209 W. 7th Street. Information: 763-1715

Senior center hosting carnival

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Argen Duncan Burgers, sack races, ring tosses and live music are all on the lineup for a community carnival this month. The Portales Senior Center is hosting a carnival designed for all ages. “It’s something the whole family can come and enjoy,” said Miriam Welker, president of the Portales Senior Citizens organization. Welker expects the […]

Los Abuelitos Senior Center planning new facility

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Argen Duncan The planned new facility for Los Abuelitos Senior Center will give senior citizens their own space and free up room for La Casa Family Health Center to expand its services, officials have said. The center now has a multi-purpose room and an exercise room at La Casa. The county received a $500,000 Community […]

Press release: Freedom names CEO

IRVINE, CA, June 29, 2010 – Freedom Communications announced today that Mitchell Stern has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stern, a member of the Freedom Board of Directors, previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DirecTV U.S.

Players sought for kickball tourney

Freedom New Mexico The Portales Recreation Center is taking registration for a co-ed kickball tournament on July 3. The tournament is open to all ages. Also, registration for the youth leagues of tackle football, flag football and soccer begins July 12. Information and registration: Rec center at 356-8598 or Michael Doerr at 505-577-0700.

Senior happenings — June 20

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis • Sunday: 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center. Music by Grupo Gallo. • Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:15 a.m. Hair and nail day. • Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. Indoor Exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. • Wednesday: […]

Operations begin for the CV-22 Osprey at Cannon

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By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Cannon Air Force Base started down two new roads Friday. Base officials kicked off operations for the CV-22 Osprey at Cannon and broke ground for a new $8 million Child Development Center. Money for the new center came from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The center […]