March 13 —

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • About 10:35 a.m., a 65-year-old man spoke to an officer at Portales Police Department about the right rear cab window of his Ford F-150 being shot. The man said he parked the truck in the 200 block of Oklahoma Drive about […]

March 13 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Friday • Richard Canales, born in 1987, pleaded guilty to a second offense of aggravated DWI. Canales was sentenced to eight days in jail, two years of supervised probation and $741 in fines and fees. • Michael Pharis, born in 1976, pleaded no contest […]

Honors —


Tucker The New Mexico Activities Association would like to congratulate Tori Tucker of Portales on being selected as a recipient of a NMAA scholarship, presented by the NMAA Foundation. Tori is receiving one of three NMAA Pursuing Victory with Honor Scholarships. She will be recognized for her accomplishments at two events during the 2011 State […]

On the shelves — March 13

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Happy: Simple Steps to Get the Most Out of Life by Ian Smith was given” by Jim and Carolyn Shipley in memory of Dr. Jerry Crook. This life-changing book reveals the sometimes surprising secrets of enduring happiness and outlines simple steps that you can start today […]

Anniversaries —


Brunson [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Bobby and Kathie Brunson of Portales celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at Emmanuel Baptist Church. The celebration was hosted by the Brunsons. The couple was married March 15, 1986, in Portales. They have three children and three grandchildren. He is a floor manager at Eastern […]

Club notes — March 13

Beta Phi Four members and seven guests attended the regular meeting Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at Furr’s Cafeteria. The chapter received a thank you letter and a tax receipt from Bread of Life Orphange in Brosteni, Romania. March will be Forcaster Seal’s. Bring all aluminum tabs, coupons or anything else you have to turn […]

School menus —

Elida Monday: Breakfast—Biscuits and gravy, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch— Taquita, corn, salad, pudding, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast —Bagel, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Hamburgers, fries, lettuce, tomato, pickle, applesauce, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast —Pancake, sausage, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken, green beans, salad, rolls, peaches, milk. Thursday: Breakfast —Cinnamon rolls, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Sub […]

March 11 — Local sports briefing

Cannon Connections: Tony Portales senior Gabby Garcia looks up to see Socorro’s senior Jaden Jones closing in during Friday’s Class 3A state basketball tournament game in Portales. The Lady Rams beat Socorro 48-22 to advance to the state quarterfinals. Fab 5 Top area performances during the week of Fed. 26-March 5: • Texico sophomore Shaylee […]

March: Month for all types of weather

By Jim Robinson: Meteorological technician, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron March precipitation events can be rain or snow (and sometimes both at the same time), and are generally created by broad synoptic storm systems. However, thunderstorms typically start to occur in March. The average March is characterized by about three or four strong cold fronts […]

March 11 — March 17 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: • Friday: Southern cuisine • Monday: All-American cuisine • Tuesday: Italian cuisine • Wednesday: Bistro with carver • Thursday: Mexican cuisine

March 11 — March 17 Event listings

All times Mountain Sunday • Church of Beethoven: Chamber Music Concert 10:30 a.m. The Kosmos, 1715 Fifth St. NW in Albuquerque Tickets: $15 adults and $5 kids Information:

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Friday • 7 p.m. — No Strings Attached, R

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Saturday • Medal Play Tournament 9 a.m. Whispering Winds • Give Parents a Break 11 a.m. Child Development Center • Green Pin Strike Night 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes

Police blotter —

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records:

Club notes — March 6

United Daughters of the Confederacy Ellen W. Jones Chapter 1022 of United Daughters of the Confederacy met on March 1 at the Pizza Hut. President Janelle Foster opened the meeting introducing guests Ray Kobernick and Savannah Kobernick. She thanked the hostesses Bess Jones and Jan Ross for their favors and decorations. Ritual was read by […]

On the shelves — March 6

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Paws & Effect: The Healing Power of Dogs” by Sharon Sakson was given by Charmain Howard in memory of Therapy Dog Leaha. This wise and poignant volume provides accounts of individual, beloved pets that have supported their owners through periods of ill health and other crises […]

Anniversaries — March 6


Butler Charles and Verna Butler of Clovis celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2011. [image #2, align=left, size=right] The couple was married March 2, 1956, in Phoenix. The couple has two children and three grandchildren He is retired from the U.S. Air Force and from Holland’s Printshop in Clovis. [image #1, align=left, size=right] […]

School menus — March 6

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch —Chicken sandwich, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, 7 marshmallow fruit salad. Tuesday: Breakfast —Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Frito pie, California veggies, lettuce, tomato, fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast —Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Mac & cheese, garden salad and cheese, ranch dressing, fruit and cookie. Thursday: […]

March 6 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer was sent to a business in the 1600 block of Spruce Street about 4:50 p.m. in reference to a report of shoplifting. A loss prevention employee told the officer a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl were caught shoplifting […]

March 6 —

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Feb. 16 • Dominique Lucero, born in 1974, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license as per a plea agreement. Lucero was sentenced to four days in jail, 360 days supervised probation and $475 in fines and fees. Feb. 22 • David […]