Raids yield drug charges

Three Roosevelt County residents face felony drug charges from two recent raids in Portales by city police, the Roosevelt County Sheriff and the Region 5 Drug Task Force. Tamara Davis, 28, of Portales, was arrested Thursday, accused of distributing marijuana from her home in the 500 block of E. 1st Street, according to a release […]

Police arrest man on warrants, seize 42 marijuana plants

PNT Staff Report Portales Police arrested one man and seized 42 marijuana plants growing at a Portales residence Saturday, according to a news release. Robert Hawkins, 37, of Portales was arrested on outstanding warrants from Curry County for aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, failure to appear and phone harassment after police received information he was staying […]

3/20 Obituaries

William A. Hawkins, 84 Services: 12 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2005, at VFW Post 9515 in Portales. Mr. William A. “Willie” Hawkins, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Ardmore, Okla., to Eula Pearl and George Washington Hawkins. He […]

Imports, education key topics for cattle growers

By Tony Parra Phil Bidegain, former president of the New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association, updated eastern New Mexico ranchers on topics ranging from the Canadian border to how to keep local agricultural students in the state. Bidegain said what he knows up to this point in time on the Canadian border is that the United […]

Feb. 16 Obituaries

Dorothy Collins, 84 Services: 3 p.m. today at Portales Cemetery. Mrs. Dorothy Collins, 84, of Portales died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, to Nora and Earnest Haragan in rural Oklahoma near Fox. The Haragan family moved to Floyd in 1926. They lived on a neighboring […]

Hounds rebound to knock off ECU

PNT Staff ADA, Okla. — Jamaal Hunnicutt and Edmound Elzy posted double-doubles and Jolen Montoya hit 5-of-7 shots from 3-point range Saturday, helping the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball post post an 83-70 Lone Star Conference crossover victory over East Central. Hunnicutt scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds while Elzy came off the […]

Dec. 1 Obituaries

Linda Bailey, 57 Linda Bailey, 57, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Albuquerque. She was born in 1947. She graduated from Sandia High School in 1965. She married George Bogle after graduation. In 1981, she married Jerry Bailey. She was a graduate of Clovis Community College School of nursing in 1995. She worked […]

June 11 Obituaries

Alton “Jack” Dewbre, 94 Mr. Alton “Jack” Dewbre, 94, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Oct. 10, 1909, in Brownwood, Texas, to Etta and Alvey Dewbre. He grew up in communities of Texas and Oklahoma. He married Roxie Mae Huskey on Oct. 7, […]

Bible-based teaching helps couples

By Darrell Todd Maurina When Karen Tidwell remarried after a difficult first marriage, but she and her new husband Mike knew they needed help to make their marriage work. While stationed in England for her husband’s Air Force career, they joined a Christian program known as University of the Family and said the Bible-based teaching […]

June 10 Obituaries

Frances Hawkins, 79 Frances M. Hawkins, 79, of Bovina, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 17, 1924, in Kado, Okla. She married Lloyd Gober on Dec. 19, 1946, in New Mexico. She married Erith Hawkins in 1995, in New Mexico. She worked for Security State […]