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Jail Logs - Oct. 20

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Pages past, Oct. 20: Portales takes on 'unsanitary' toilets

On this date … 1951: The city of Portales was working on the “Ouster of outhouses,” according to The Portales Tribune. Jerry Hein, the city’s sanitarian, was making a list of all the outhouses in the city limits in hopes... — Updated 10/19/2021

Portales school board hopefuls discuss skills, issues

The following is a Q&A with candidates for Position 4 on the Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education. Antonio Sanchez is running for re-election. He is running against Braden Fraze, William Hilliard and Meredith Seifert.... — Updated 10/19/2021

Floyd school board hearing pushed to 2022

SANTA FE — A hearing for the suspended members of the Floyd School Board has been pushed into 2022, according to the Public Education Department. Judy Robinson, a spokesperson for the PED, told The News a hearing was set for... — Updated 10/19/2021

Education digest - Oct. 20

ENMU nursing program receives accreditation PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has received accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program and its Master of Science in Nursing Program from the... — Updated 10/19/2021

Parks committee discusses moving department forward

CLOVIS — In what is likely to be its last meeting of 2021, the Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee heard about a variety of items to move the parks and recreation department forward over the next few years.... — Updated 10/19/2021

Locals speak out against social studies standards

PORTALES — No one who spoke at a Portales Municipal School board work session Monday had much good to say about the New Mexico Public Education Department’s proposed standards for teaching Social Studies from kindergarten to... — Updated 10/19/2021

Jail log - Oct. 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday-Tuesday): Clovis • Crystal Davis, 39, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug • Casey... — Updated 10/19/2021

Report: Well tests produce negligible PFAS results

Testing of 57 private wells in Curry and Roosevelt counties conducted in May produced negligible amounts of pollutant chemicals found in and around Cannon Air Force Base in 2018 that caused dairy farm shutdowns, according to a... — Updated 10/19/2021

DoH emphasizes pandemic strain

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday announced it was menacing Crisis Standards of Care, citing the strain the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on the state health care system. Under CSC, facilities statewide... — Updated 10/19/2021

Funeral services (Updated Oct. 21)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries • Tomasita Apodaca, 72, of Tucumcari died Oct. 17. Services are under the direction of Dunn Funeral Home. • Rachael Archibeque-Pratt, 54,... — Updated 10/21/2021 Full story

Obituaries

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Puzzles

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Purple Press 9-29-21

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Fall Home Improvement 2021

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Best of Portales 2021

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Best of Clovis 2021

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Menu Guide 2021

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Graduation 2021

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Covid-19: One Year Later

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2021 Medical Directory

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Best of Clovis 2020

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Best of Portales 2020

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CCS, Elida travel for 6-man state quarterfinals

The football postseason begins on Friday night with 6-man quarterfinals on tap, and Clovis Christian and Elida will both be on the road. CCS (3-2), seeded fifth, plays at No. 4 Roy/Mosquero (3-1) while eighth-seeded Elida (3-5)... — Updated 10/19/2021

Cats, Lady Cats struggle against Hobbs

HOBBS — It wasn’t too good of a day for Clovis High’s soccer teams on Saturday. First, the Lady Wildcats absorbed their third consecutive District 4-5A setback, falling to Hobbs 2-0. Then the Hobbs boys handed the Wildcats... — Updated 10/19/2021

Buffs post 44-24 win over ENMU

PORTALES - Whatever hopes Eastern New Mexico University's football team had of making Saturday's "Wagon Wheel" game against rival West Texas A&M a contest pretty much went out the... — Updated 10/19/2021

Hounds snap eight-match losing streak

PORTALES — Senior outside hitter Jasmine Gannon collected her seventh double-double of the campaign and Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team severed an eight-match losing streak with a 25-20, 25-23, 25-18 Lone Star... — Updated 10/19/2021

Cats look to keep it going against Sandia

CLOVIS — What looked like it might be a pretty bleak season a few weeks ago has turned into one of optimism for the Clovis High football team. CHS (3-4, 3-1 Class 6A District 2/5) has put together a three-game winning streak,... — Updated 10/19/2021

Faith: Real answer to most fusses is to be Christ-like

I wonder what they were fussing about. Before I pondered the possibilities, I began wondering if that first sentence needed to end with a question mark. Come to think of it, same... — Updated 10/19/2021

Nostalgic and hungry for La Hacienda Restaurant

I saw a picture of Portales’ old La Hacienda Restaurant recently, and it got me to thinking about some of our family’s favorite eating spots that are long gone. La Hacienda,... — Updated 10/19/2021

Opinion: NM celebrates multiculturalism

In 2020, the frontline in “the battle for the soul of America” was the election between Joe Biden, who spoke of that battle many times, and Donald Trump, who spoke about how it was all rigged. Now, that battle seems best... — Updated 10/19/2021

Opinion: Actions have natural consequences

Actions have consequences. I can disagree with what someone does, and even believe they should face consequences for their actions, without believing government should hand out... — Updated 10/19/2021

Pumpkin patch teaches students about five senses

If you’ve never seen the delight of itty-bitty students launched upon a pumpkin patch, then you haven’t lived. Educator extraordinaire Kathi Shaw is now in her 33rd year of... — Updated 10/19/2021

Parade Magazine 10-17-21

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