By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist I received an e-mail asking me why military children get a month all to themselves. The e-mail suggested that it’s not fair military children have some type of preferential treatment or a month dedicated to them when all children should be honored. I agree that all children should be honored, […]
Parent-teacher conferences Monday Students received their report cards Tuesday, and parents are invited to school Monday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., then from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Freedom New Mexico Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received a minor flurry of criticism last week for acknowledging the United States — or at least some people in the United States — bears some responsibility for the explosion of drug-law-related violence in Mexico that has left more than 7,000 Mexicans dead since January 2008. The […]
Local student Kenneth Gale was among three New Mexico students who received four-year college scholarships under the Army ROTC scholarship awards program, announced by Congressman Harold Runnels.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Drake received a war cablegram from their son, Cedrick Drake, stating he was “safe and well,” though his whereabouts were censored. Drake, a former student of Eastern New Mexico College, was a bomber-navigator with the American Forces.
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer A longtime Habitat for Humanity volunteer received the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce’s top award for the year, and a local family won recognition for improving property. Joyce Davis, who is active in many service projects, was named the 2009 Workhorse of the Year at the Chamber’s annual banquet […]
By Joan Clayton: PNT religion columnist One of the highest compliments I ever received was from an 8-year-old child. She was one of my students from the school year before. As I walked down the hall one day, I heard her say to her new teacher, “That’s my teacher from last year. She loves me.” […]
PNT staff A sampling of recent calls received by Portales Police dispatchers, compiled from reports: Jan. 3: • About 3:45 p.m., a small child kept calling 911 to say hi and wouldn’t let the dispatcher speak to a parent. An officer spoke to the mother. Jan. 4 • At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported a […]
Knudson Caroline Anne Knudson of Portales has received the Denison Scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2008-2009 academic year. Also, Cory Alexander Young of Clovis was awarded the M.A. Durland, Engineering and Honors scholarships. Caitlyn Marisa Romero of Tucumcari obtained awards from the Agricultural Enhancement Fund and William and Melissa Harold Memorial Scholarship. In […]
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer A dry winter, on top of a dry year, is leaving some area farmers worried and some just waiting to see what happens. Elida dryland farmer Greg Burris estimated that his crops have received much less than half of what is considered normal precipitation this winter. In the fall, […]
By Anita Doberman I recently received a touching letter from a woman struggling with post-partum depression. She mentioned that some days she can’t wait for night to come so that she can close her eyes again and not feel. This young military wife, who just had her first son while her husband is in Iraq […]
The city of Portales received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation for the summer physical education and recreation program. This is the second year
The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: Monday • At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported fraud at a residence on Gemini Drive. • At 4:09 p.m., a caller reported a burglary of a vehicle on South Avenue A. • At 5:58 p.m., […]
By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Writer Elida Municipal Schools received a $10,000 grant to fund educational programs and studies of renewable energy sources. Elida was one of 45 schools in New Mexico to receive the grant. Energy provider BP America awarded cash grant of $5,000 or $10,000 to 370 schools in eight states to implement […]
The following is a sample of calls received recently at the Portales Police Department’s dispatch unit. August 15• At 12:23 p.m., a caller reported phone harassment at a residence on South Roosevelt Road R.• At 1:30 p.m., a caller reported criminal damage of a building on West Ivy Street.• At 3:49 p.m., a caller reported […]
CNJ staff In the last three days, the Clovis area has received almost 4-inches of rain, more than half the amount of total rainfall through July. According to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque, since Friday, storms in the area have produced 3.72 inches of rainfall. Portales has received about half that with 1.81 inches. […]
The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: July 25• At 9:44 a.m., one subject was arrested for an outstanding warrant on South Avenue B.• At 8:57 a.m., a caller reported the burglary of a residence on West Date Street.• At 9:42 p.m., […]
PNT Staff Report A Portales man was transported to a Lubbock hospital for injuries received in an assault Monday night.
The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: July 18• At 9:06 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver on West Second Street.• At 1:26 p.m., a caller reported the burglary of a vehicle on West Third Street.• At 4:46 p.m., a caller […]
The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. July 11 •