WWII pilot revisits B-25

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Courtesy photo: Dale Harner Ernest Shuey sits in the cockpit of a restored B-25 Oct. 4 at the Clovis Municipal Airport. Shuey, who flew 59 missions in a similar plane during World War II, took a tour while the fighter was at the airport as a traveling exhibit. Kevin Wilson Ernest Shuey of Clovis got […]

Police blotter — Oct. 23

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Alisa Boswell Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Oct. 16 • At 2:17 a.m., two officers were dispatched to West Second Street in reference to a noise complaint and fight in progress. When officers arrived, there were five subjects standing in the yard. Two ran away, one went inside […]

Movies — Oct. 21-23

Friday 7 p.m. — Colombiana, PG-13

Event listings — Oct. 21

All times Mountain

Police blotter — Oct. 19

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Oct. 10 • At 1:21 a.m., a woman told an officer she had heard yelling coming from a neighbor’s house. Through the window, the officer heard a female say she wanted to leave and a male voice tell her she wasn’t going to. […]

Portales minor arrested for burglaries

A Portales minor was arrested Monday and charged with breaking into five homes in 801 military housing in Portales on Oct. 4, according to Portales police. He’s also charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit burglary, police said. He is being held at the juvenile detention center in Clovis.

ENMU briefs — Oct. 19

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‘Into the Woods’ production set Eastern New Mexico University will host the musical “Into the Woods” 7 p.m. on Oct. 27-29, and 2 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Buchanan Hall of the Music Building. Tickets go on sale today for $6. Do Drop In, one of the show’s supporters, will be open following the show […]

School menus — Oct. 16

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smucker’s waffles. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, veggie coins with dip, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bean and cheese burrito. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed broccoli, glazed carrots, pineapple pudding. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken quesadilla, seasoned pinto beans, garden salad and ranch, fruit. Thursday: […]

Club notes — Oct. 16

Pilot Club The Pilot Club of Clovis held their monthly business meeting at Muffley’s Backdoor Room. A report was given on a workshop in Denver by President Sue Rutter. Also attending the workshop were Pilot members Janet Barnhart and Rosie Cox. The Club recently completed their fund raising of selling nuts. Nuts will still be […]

Police blotter — Oct. 16

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Tuesday • At 12: 17 p.m., officers responded to a fight in progress at Morrison Park. A juvenile male told an officer that he and another individual had been fighting over talking to the police about spray painting buildings all over town. Another […]

Teen arrested in string of auto burglaries

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Alisa Boswell A 14-year-old girl from Portales was arrested by Eastern New Mexico University police on Oct. 7 after police say she was caught on campus surveillance videos burglarizing cars. ENMU Chief of Police Brad Mauldin said a string of auto burglaries began on campus shortly before the video system was installed in August of […]

ENMU briefs —

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Fundraiser to be held at festival Change is anticipated at this year’s annual Peanut Valley Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Eastern New Mexico University campus in Portales. Jennifer Neilson, a senior at Eastern New Mexico University, will have a booth dedicated to collecting pocket change for Belize. The change will be donated to […]

Police blotter — Oct. 12

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Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Saturday • At 6:20 p.m., an officer was dispatched to East Spruce Street in reference to shoplifting. An asset protection officer informed the officer that he saw two females pick up items from the store then proceed to exit without paying for them. […]

Police chief urges residents to lock up vehicles

Portales Police Department Deputy Chief Lonnie Berry once again restated the need for Portales residents to lock their car doors after four vehicles were broken into the night of Oct. 4, all of which were within a few blocks of one another. “Almost all of our vehicle burglaries have been unlocked vehicle burglaries,” Berry said. […]

Dora news —

Report cards will be sent out Our first grading period ends Thursday. Report cards for the first nine-week grading period will be issued to students on Oct. 18. Grades of 60 and above are passing.

Police blotter —

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Recent samplings of calls to Portales law enforcement, according to Police reports: Tuesday • At 7:18 p.m., an officer was dispatched to West Fifth Street in reference to larceny. A man told the officer that on Sunday at his place of work, he saw a man and woman loading metal pipes into a vehicle. He […]

Weddings —

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Aragon Nellie Baca of Portales and Matthew Mark Aragon of Clovis were joined in marriage Oct. 1, 2011 at Legacy Life Family Church in Clovis. The Rev. David Lomrana performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tina Chavez of Clovis and Clifford Baca of Portales. She is the granddaughter of the late Cleofas […]

Club notes —

Encanto Garden Club The Encanto Garden Club invites the community to come and experience a free entertaining and educational morning Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Muffley’s Meeting Room, 1430 N. Thornton. Horticulture expert and master gardener Jeannie Augenstein will present in full costume, the food, clothing and lifestyle of the early Europeans. For more information […]

School menus — Oct. 9

Clovis elementary Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Chicken nugets, mashed potatoes and gravy, garden salad and ranch, fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancakes. Lunch — Nacho supreme and salsa, spanish rice, shredded lettuce, fruit cup. Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Deli sandwich, lettuce and tomato, pickle chips, apple wedges. […]

Birthdays — Oct. 9

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Chaparro Bella Chaparro of Clovis celbrated her first birthday on Oct. 4. Bella was born Oct. 4, 2010, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.