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Dora students win regional Eco Challenge

After emerging the regional victors of a nationwide science competition, a group of area students gained a plethora of rewards, both monetarily and intellectually. Five Dora Consolidated Schools students — juniors Lance Fletcher, Megan Stacy,...

 

Teacher considers work 'paying it forward'

Editor’s note: This is one in a series profiling local educators each week. A career in teaching is the ultimate method of “paying it forward” for Clovis High School pre-advanced placement world history teacher Drew Hatley. Because he was molde...

 

Texico students' fair project made to last

A group of Texico High School students are planning a fair project that will last for years to come. During Tuesday’s Curry County Commission meeting, members discussed an approximate $15,000 request for purchase of a double-faced, illuminated...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 23

Today • New Jersey Saxophone Quartet — 7 p.m. in Buchanan Hall at ENMU, Portales. Admission: Free. Information: 575-562-1011 • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Pet Parade. Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 23

Today • New Mexico Municipal League — 4 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Monday • Parks, Recreation & Beautification committee — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Clovis Chamber...

 

Clovis police blotter - Feb. 23

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 12:31 a.m.: Information report, 1100 block of East 11th Street • 6:08 a.m.: Assault, 800 block of East 21st...

 

Pages past - Feb. 23

On this date ... 1962: Two Dumas, Texas, men received prison sentences of 1-10 years for cattle theft. Roosevelt County Sheriff Glenn Widener and Brand Inspector James Williams traced three stolen...

 

Portales police blotter - Feb. 23

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 11:19 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 900 block East Second Street • 11:54 a.m.: Forgery, walk in, report taken • 1:44 a.m.: Larceny, 1100 block West Fir Street, r...

 

ENMU briefs - Feb. 23

ENMU hosting saxophone quartet The New Jersey Saxophone Quartet, led by Frank Mazzeo, will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Eastern New Mexico University's Buchanan Hall in the Music Building on the Portales campus. The free concert will...

 

Former Portales woman wanted for forgery

PORTALES — A former Portales woman has a warrant out for her arrest for 31 counts of forgery. According to a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office press release, a warrant was issued last week for the arrest of Amanda M. Hatch, 27, of Roswell for...

 

Organizers looking at new events for local Relays

Eastern New Mexico is getting ready to fight for a good cause. Relay For Life is in the planning stages in both Clovis and Portales, according to organizers. The event is held to raise money for the...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    February 22, 2017 

Curry commission appoints clerk replacement

The unexpected death of Jo Lynn Queener put Annie Hogland in charge of the Curry County Clerk's office. The Curry County Commision decided to keep her there. Hogland, who assumed duties when Queener...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    February 22, 2017 

Curry officials approve Medicaid resolution

Curry County officials said Tuesday they want to send a clear message to legislators in Santa Fe with regard to counties being mandated to help fund the state's Medicaid program. Commissioners voted...

 

Bill could raise price of prepaid calling plans

A bill set for introduction in the New Mexico House of Representatives could make prepaid calling plans a few cents more expensive. Senate Bill 46, which passed the Senate 38-4, would add charges to both prepaid wireless plans and voice over...

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission

The following were actions taken at the Roosevelt County Commission meeting Tuesday in the Commission Room of the Roosevelt County Courthouse: • Commissioners approved accounts payable and payroll from Jan. 1-Jan. 31. Payroll totaled $167,551,...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 22

Today • Teen game day — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Game: Xbox One freeplay. Information: 575-356-3940 • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime —...

 

Curry customers briefly lose power

CLOVIS — More than 2,500 south Curry County residents lost power for about 50 minutes Tuesday afternoon due to a transformer issue near the Southwest Cheese plant. Xcel Energy spokesman Wes Reeves said outages were reported around 3:53 p.m., and...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 22

Today • Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Community Services Center public forum — 1:15 p.m. at senior services meal site, 1100 Community Way, Portales. The forum is to gather information on...

 

Man gets two years on drug charges

PORTALES — A Roosevelt County man connected to a large-scale drug bust in April was given two years in prison at a plea conference at the Roosevelt County Courthouse. Miguel Flores, 39, who was arrested on three counts of trafficking...

 

Heinrich staff to hold office hours

Staff for Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, will hold mobile office hours from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Curry County Administrative Complex at 417 Gidding St. (parking lot/entrance on 400 block of Axtell Street). Topics staff will handle...

 

Pages past - Feb. 22

On this date ... 1997: U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-New Mexico, spent time in Clovis, Portales and Cannon Air Force Base, talking about prospects for a balanced budget and getting along with Democrats....

 

Portales police blotter - Feb. 22

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 4:27 p.m.: Narcotics in progress, 700 block East Brazos Street, report taken • 4:57 p.m.: Fire rural, New Mexico 206/New Mexico 114 • 5:02 p.m.: Ambulance requ...

 

Clovis police blotter - Feb. 22

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 4:27 a.m.: Unlawful taking of motor vehicle, 900 block of Mora Street • 6:24 a.m.: Burglary, 1300 block of...

 

Curry to plan for replacing clerk

Curry County commissioners are set to begin planning to permanently fill the county clerk's position in today's commission meeting. Deputy Clerk Annie Hogland is currently as interim clerk in the...

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission

The following are listed as new business items to be acted on and/or discussed in the Roosevelt County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. today in the county courthouse: • Request for approval of...

 

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