Police blotter — June 23

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:15 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of West Fir requested an officer as he was getting text messages from a man in Albuquerque who has threatened his wife. • At 5:04 p.m., a caller in the 500 block of […]

Police blotter — June 16

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 2 a.m., a caller in the area of University and Avenue B requested an officer to break up a fight in progress. • At 5:12 p.m., a caller in the 1000 block of West 14th Lane requested to talk to an […]

Honors — June 13

Scholarships Michael Grooms and Brionna Blue are the two recipient winners of the 2010 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. They each received $1,000.

Police blotter — June 9

A sampling of calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 11:44 a.m., a caller in the 1200 block of North Avenue N Place reported a stolen motor bike. • At 4:10 p.m., a caller in the 600 block of South Avenue D reported a 2-year-old had fallen out of […]

Police blotter — June 1

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs from May 26 through May 28: May 26 • At 5:49 p.m., a caller in the 500 block of East Brazos requested a deputy from the county as someone took articles from him. • At 7:12 p.m., a caller in the area of South […]

Shoutout: Clovis, Portales students recieve piano honors

The National Piano Guild Auditions for Clovis and Portales piano students were held in the studios of Doris Tankersley of Clovis and Eunice Schumpert of Portales on May 5 and May 6. Over 45 piano students were adjudicated by Joan Hines, professor of piano at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs. All students received superior […]

Police Blotter — May 12

Recent calls received by Portales dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:59 a.m., a caller in the 900 block of East Canadian Street requested an officer because people at the residence were fighting and breaking things, as well as throwing objects at cars on the street. • At 2:53 a.m., a caller at […]

Fifth-grade teacher wins award

By Linda Long: PNT Correspondent Becky Duran, a fifth-grade teacher at Valencia Elementary School, has received the Newspapers in Education Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award last week. Valencia Principal Michael Terry recommended Duran for the award. “I recommended her in about February or March,” Terry said. ““Ms. Duran works with students […]

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Recent calls received by Portales dispatch, according to call logs:

My turn: What happens in Clovis stays in Clovis

On Thursday, I turned 29 again. Now comes the annual trauma of dreading the big 3-0. Brain cells are disappearing fast. Until I received her card, I forgot it was my twin sister’s birthday. I thought the green cake at work was for Earth Day. Buddies Doc Elder, John Kirby and Mike Maguire eased the […]

Police blotter — April 21

A sample of recent calls received by Portales dispatch: April 17 • At 4:53 p.m., a caller in the 1600 block of South Roosevelt Road 4 requested a deputy as two pit bulls were sitting beside or tied to a fence and appeared to be injured. • At 6:39 p.m., a caller reported a trailer […]

Police blotter —

Recent calls received by Portales dispatch April 14 through April 16. April 14 • At 4:14 a.m. a caller in the 1700 block of South Avenue O reported an unknown subject outside in the shed. • At 7 a.m. a caller in the 1400 block of South Avenue H reported two pitbulls running south from […]

Police blotter — April 14

PNT staff A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatch: Saturday • At 1:45 a.m., a 911 hang-up occurred in the vicinity of Sixth and C streets. Screaming and crying could be heard in the background. The caller stated the address and told the officer to “Come get this female before I knock her down.” […]

April 13 Police blotter

A sampling of recent calls received by Portales dispatch, according to all logs from Wednesday through Friday.

Police blotter — March 24

Recent calls received by Portales dispatch, according to call logs: March 17: • About 6:35 p.m., a caller at a store in the 1600 block of East Spruce Street requested an officer and said a male ran from the store with a lap top computer. • About 7:15 p.m., a caller requested an officer in […]

March 10 ENMU briefs

University honored Eastern New Mexico University received recognition from the New Mexico General Education Assessment Task force for “Best Practices” in assessment of student learning at the recent Higher Education Assessment and Retention Convention in Albuquerque. The courses identified for this honor are English 104 by Carol Erwin, Art 131 by Catherine Jennings, History 102 […]

Feb. 21 Blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Feb. 11 through Feb. 18 according to call logs:

‘Robo calls’ oppose cigarette tax

By Steve Terrell: The New Mexican As its done in previous years, a major tobacco company is running a phone bank to urge New Mexicans to tell legislators to vote against raising cigarette taxes. A spokesman for Altria, parent company of Phillip Morris, said Monday that such calls are supposed to go only to smokers […]

1-31 blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Jan. 22-29, according to call logs: Jan. 23: • At 12:01 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of North Boston Avenue reported a threat to the caller’s 16-year-old daughter on a My Space Web site. • At 4:26 p.m., a caller in the 1900 block of […]

Jan. 17 Police blotter

A sampling of calls Portales dispatchers received Jan. 8 throught Jan. 15, according to call logs: Jan. 8: • At 4:24 p.m. dispatchers sent officers to investigate an open 911 line. They were told that for the past few days, the caller’s dog had been sitting on the phone, which then dialed 911.