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Two Portales students entertain in musical

Two Portales High School students with a passion for the performing arts have spent many of their waking hours in Lubbock this summer, honing their acting skills in preparation for a musical that...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 13, 2017

Outdated bike code likely intended as theft deterrent

PORTALES — Bike riders rejoice. You can save your 50 cents. An antiquated chapter from the Portales municipal code requiring bicycle owners to register with the city will be deleted, following an ordinance approval Tuesday from city councilors. Act...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    July 13, 2017

New dean welcomed to ENMU's College of Fine Arts

PORTALES - Eastern New Mexico University has welcomed its newest dean for the College of Fine Arts. Jeff Gentry is in his second week on the job. ENMU has been on the hunt for a new dean since 2015...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    July 13, 2017

Water authority receives no trust board funding in 2017

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority Executive Director Justin Howalt said Tuesday the authority received no Water Trust Board funding for the 2017 fiscal year. “On the state level, as you know, there was obviously a special sess...

 

Events calendar - July 13

Today • Childrens’ Storyhour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 3-6. Theme: Cats vs. dogs. Which pet is best? Information: 575-769-7840 • Blooming Talent — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Guest: Lubbock Science...

 

Portales city budget calls for small spending increase

PORTALES — The city of Portales’ proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year calls for a 0.5 percent increase in spending. City Finance Director Marilyn Rapp said proposed changes include an increase of $44,972 in general fund expenditures....

 

Meetings calendar - July 13

Today • Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Clovis City Commission Executive Session — 5:15 p.m. in Genealogy Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9654 Monday • Road...

 

Education digest - July 13

School schedules announced Clovis Municipal Schools on Wednesday released the district’s school schedule pickup and open house. CMS’ first day of classes is Aug. 14. Schedule pickup for middle schools is from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m....

 

Pages past - July 13

On this date ... 1967: Cannon Air Force Base was preparing to host a firepower display featuring 18 different aircraft at the Melrose bombing range. Air Force Academy cadets were invited to one show,...

 

Jail logs - July 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday-Tuesday: Clovis • Chastity Dominguez, 24, failure to appear • Fernando Sena, 41, probation violation • Stephen Muscato, 37, attempt to commit a felony (child abuse — no death or great...

 

Prock invited to speak at Oklahoma clinic

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Josh Prock has been invited to speak July 25 at the Oklahoma Coaches Association Clinic, according to a release from ENMU. The clinic is open to all coaches in Oklahoma. Prock,...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    July 13, 2017

Getting air time

PORTALES — There's plenty of seven-on-seven football to be seen the next few weeks in Portales, with the biggest helping coming today and tomorrow. But no matter how many players are out there, the...

 

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