Portales past: Sept. 30, 1055

Portales Daily News: Specialist Third Class Curtis O. English, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.O. English, Portales, graduated from the Seventh Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy in Munich, Germany.

Portales past: Sept. 20, 1960

Portales News-Tribune: Oil production was confirmed today from two wildcat wells, one in the extreme southwest corner of Roosevelt County and the other 5 miles west of Bluit-Allison field.

Portales past: Sept. 19, 1950

Portales Daily News: Hugh T. Brasell was elected president of the Greyhound Booster Club at the club’s first meeting of the season last night.

Portales past: Sept. 16, 1955

Portales Daily News: The senior class of Dora High School sponsored a Grand Ole Opry Saturday night at 7:30 for the benefit of the school yearbook.

ENMU briefs — Sept. 15

• ENMU welcomed a new assistant art professor from Pennsylvania. Brad Hamann just graduated from Marywood University in Pennsylvania and moved to Portales Aug. 8 from New York to teach digital illustration. • Bond D yard signs are now available in the ENMU administration building. If Bond D is passed, ENMU will get $7 million. […]

Fishing report – Sept. 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 14, 2010: NEW MEXICO FISHING REPORT This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Elida school news — Sept. 14

Schedule • Monday: Volleyball, Texico, here, 4:30 p.m.; JH, 7th & 8th (3 JH games) • Tuesday: Volleyball, Melrose, there, 4:30 p.m., 7th & 8th, V • Thursday: Seniors will be traveling to Portales to attend ENMU College Days. • Friday: Football, Vaughn, there, 3 p.m. • Sept. 20: Volleyball, Marshall JH (7th), here, 5 […]

Dora school news — Sept. 14

Sports • Thursday — Dora Volleyball at Ft Sumner, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V teams) • Friday — Dora Football at San Jon, 4 p.m. (Varsity) School website Parents are encouraged to check the Dora Schools website at www.doraschools.com, for additional information concerning your students. There are instructions on how to access your child’s grades […]

Announcements — Sept. 12

The 9th Judicial District Family and Children’s Court Services will be offering a Custody Education Workshop for divorcing parents at the Matt 25 Hope Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 9 and Oct. 23; Nov. 6 and Nov. 20; and Dec. 4 and Dec. 18. Must pre-register. $35 with […]

Birthdays — Sept. 12

Baker Ellis E. “Sid” Baker of Portales celebrated his 90th birthday on Sept. 2, 2010. The celebration was hosted by his children and grandchildren. Sid was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Floyd County, Texas. He has one daughter, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Engagements — Sept. 12

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Merchant-Rogers Elizabeth Merchant and Brian Rogers of Clovis will be married 1 p.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at the Sunken Garden in Clovis. The prospective bride is the daughter of Jack and Toni Merchant of Clovis. The prospective groom is the son of Linda Rogers of Springville, Iowa, and Rick and Dianne Rogers of Marion, Iowa. […]

On the shelves — Sept. 12

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest” by Richard Melzer compiles more than 180 rare historical photographs and other memorabilia to tell the unique story of the chain of high-quality restaurants, hotels, and resorts situated along the Santa Fe Railway in the American Southwest. “The Glass Rainbow” […]

School menus — Sept. 12

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin with egg and cheese. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots and fruit, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/ banana French toast. Lunch — Cheeseburger, on […]

Security efforts must not erode our freedoms

As we remember Sept. 11, 2001, a new report suggests our country’s officials pay too little attention to the threats of terrorist attacks from within. The report deserves attention, but it should not be used to justify the further curtailment of individual rights. Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Security Preparedness Group, comprising former heads of the […]

Portales ceremony commemorates 9/11

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Jared Tucker Local leaders and business owners voiced their opinions about current governmental issues while honoring lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at an annual ceremony Friday in the James Polk Stone Community Bank parking lot in Portales. Portales Deputy Police Chief Lonnie Berry, one of two guest speakers at the ceremony, […]

Registration open for hunter course

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be conducting a hunter education class Sept. 24 through Sept.26. The class will consist of three sessions and all sessions must be attended. Class dates and times are: • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 24 • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 25 and […]

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission — Sept. 6

The Roosevelt County Commission on Tuesday: • Accepted the Dalley windmill collection, which will be used as a tourist attraction. The county is seeking donations of materials to rebuild and refurbish some of the taller windmills. • Approved a contract for library services between Roosevelt County and the New Mexico State Library. The county budgets […]

Fishing report – Sept. 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 7, 2010:

Sept. 7 PJHS news

Student Council Student Council officers were elected last week. The following posts were elected: Presidents – Ashlynn Idsinga and Kobi Shillings Vice Presidents – McKenzie Bucksath and Randy Lovato Secretaries – Serina Johnson and Zak Bouldin Treasurers – Alex Victor and Travis Connell

Sept. 7 Public record

In the Roosevelt County Magistrate Court: Aug. 20 • Jeremy Claudio, Y.O.B. 1990, was found guilty of possession of paraphernalia and sentenced to six months in jail and $148 in fines. Charge of possession of marijuana is dismissed per plea agreement. Sentence to run concurrent with district court sentence of six months in prison for […]