Voter registration deadline nears

PNT staff Persons who wish to vote in the Nov. 4 general election must register by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Early in-person voting begins Tuesday at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s office. Absentee ballot applications may be obtained by calling 356-8562.

County profile: County clerk has Portales roots

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Editor’s note: The PNT is running periodic profiles on city and county workers. Janet Collins of Portales has worked at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s office for 16 years. She is running unopposed in her re-election bid for county clerk in the Nov. 4 election. Just a hometown gal: Collins has spent her entire life as […]

Marriages Aug. 3, 2008

The following marriages have been recorded at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office: July 2Angel Bustamante, 42, of Portales to Araceli Rodriquez, 37 of Portales. July 5Michael Nichols, 22, of Portales to Hayley Ormezzani, 22, of Portales.Anthony Lambert, 25, of Portales to Jessica L. Abarca, 30, of Portales. July 8David Paul O’Neal, 20, of Portales to […]

Police investigating robbery incidents

Freedom New Mexico A motel was robbed and a home invaded early Friday morning in unrelated incidents, according to Clovis Police. Around 2 a.m. a clerk at a motel in the 1500 block of Mabry Drive reported a man came into the lobby and demanded money, threatening a clerk with a knife, according to a […]

Public Record — July 6

The following marriages have been recorded at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office: June 3 Cornelio Gomez, 27, of Portales to Elizabeth M Reese, 34, of Portales. June 15 Joseph D. Martin, 33, of Portales to JoAnna Rose Robinson, 32, of Portales June 18 David Zuniga Perales, 30, of Plainview, Texas, to Mary Jane Castillo, 32, […]

Sample ballot

Democrat U.S. Senator Tom Udall U.S. Representative District 3 Ben R. Lujan Donald H. Wiviott Benny J. Shendo Jr. Harry B. Montoya Jon Adams Rudy Martin Justice of the Supreme Court Charles W. Daniels State RepresentativeDistrict 63 Jose A. Campos II District 67 Van Robertson Craig L. Cosner District Judge Drew Tatum Public Education Commission […]

Collins unopposed for clerk

The following is the first in a series of profiles on candidates in the June Primary. Name: Janet CollinsAge: 54

Marriages

The following marriages have been recorded at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office: March 11 • Darvis P. Shepherd, 26,

Marriages, March 30, 2008

The following marriages have been recorded at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s office: March 16Richard George McNeill, 20, of Portales, to Jennifer Rae Gheer, 22, of PortalesJohn Scott Aubuchont, 24, of Portales, to Codi Lyn Duran, 33, of Portales March 24Jonathan Aaron Bull, 20, of Portales, to Erin Cody Meyer, 20, of Portales March 25Danny Valencia, […]

Local Briefs March 16, 2008

Filing day is TuesdayDeclarations of candidacy and nominating petitions for legislative, retention district judge, district attorney, Public Regulation Commission, State Board of Education and all Roosevelt County offices must be filed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office, according to a release from Roosevelt County Clerk Janet Collins. La […]

Marriages March 16, 2008

The following marriages have been recorded at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s office: March 10• Joshua L. Slaten, 30, of Portales, to Laura A. Norman, 26, of Portales.• Christopher Stephen Valdez, 27, of Portales, to Lindsey Shea Turney, 24, of Portales. March 11• Darius P. Shepherd, 26, of Bossier City, La., to Angie M. Tapia, 30, […]

Voters go to polls today in municipal elections

PNT Staff Report Early voting concluded Friday for today’s municipal election, said Portales City Clerk Joan Martinez-Terry. She said 83 people voted early in-person and 16 people requested ballots by mail. The new voting machines will be used for the municipal election, she said. Four city council seats are up for election. Alfredo Bachica Jr., […]

Would-be robber leaves post office empty-handed

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A would-be robber left a Clovis post office Wednesday frustrated and empty-handed in an apparent case of miscommunication. According to a police report released Friday, a man approached a clerk at the post office on Gidding Street and handed her a bag, telling her to read the note inside. […]

2-3-08 Public Record

The following people recently applied for a marriage license with the Roosevelt County clerk’s office: • Clifton Wayne Evrage, 41, of Portales and Shannon Megan Holden, 33, of Portales. • Michael W. Atterton, 40, of Portales and Robin C. Phillips, 35, of Portales. • Benjamin W. Tabor, 23, of Portales and Veronica M. Levacy, 31, […]

Bilingual services available to voters

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers Bilingual services are available for voters in the March 4 municipal elections in Portales and Clovis. Spanish-language voters will have the aid of bilingual precinct workers and a translating device at each of the precincts. Called AutoMARK, the device has an audible and visual translation of the ballot for voters, […]

1-20-08 Public Record

The following people recently applied for a marriage license with the Roosevelt County clerk’s office: • Celso S. Perez, 22, of Cuatemoc, Chih, Mexico and Yadira Y. Baca, 19, of Portales • Robert D. Stewart, 31, of Tucumcari and Cristin L. Fitzpatrick, 28, of Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Neb. • Marco A. Bustamante, […]

11-8 Local Briefs

City offices to close All city of Portales offices will be closed from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The closure is to allow employees to attend the funeral of Ray Terry, the husband of City Clerk Joan Martinez-Terry.

Hospital board election today

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Elections for Roosevelt General Hospital board members will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, according to officials with the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office. “It is for those persons in hospital District 3 and 4,” said Janet Collins, Roosevelt County Clerk. Running in District 3, which encompasses […]

Bond’s fate in voters’ hands

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer With early voting closed and the election slated for today, residents will soon know the outcome of the proposed bond for the Portales Municipal School District. Voters are being asked whether $9.5 million in General Obligation Bonds will be issued to help construct a new school facility to replace […]

Early voting becoming preferred option

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Roosevelt County is following the national trend of more and more voters taking advantage of early voting in elections. “We see more early voters than we do actual voters,” said Beth Burns of the Roosevelt County clerk’s office. Early voting for the Nov. 7, election starts today at the […]