Press release: Sumner Lake reopening Friday

State Park officials announced today that Sumner Lake State Park will reopen on Friday, June 17, 2011 with a number of new procedures in place to ensure there is no spread of Quagga mussel larva. As a condition of reopening, all watercraft will have to go through a mandatory inspection before launch and a decontamination [...]

Pizza restaurant reopening

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Argen Duncan Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza in Portales is reopening Oct. 26 under new management. Kevin and Donna Bond of Portales are taking over the store, which closed earlier this year, with their friend Oma Creighton. Papa Murphy’s is located at 421 S. Ave. C. The pizza store first opened in the fall [...]

New Year’s closings

Closed at noon Friday, reopening Tuesday • 9th Judicial District Court Closed Monday, reopening Tuesday • City offices • County offices • Post office • All banks • Municipal court • All federal offices Closed until Jan. 3 • Eastern New Mexico University • All area schools