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Not this year — Things we refuse to include among new year's resolutions

Some of our Facebook friends agreed to share the one thing you refuse to include among your new year’s resolutions. Here are some of the answers. I refuse to give up Duck Dynasty!! Virigina Gonzales My husband would like for me to give up Diet Dr....

 

PNT wins at press awards

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — The Clovis News Journal on Saturday was awarded the top prize from New Mexico Press Association at its annual Better Newspaper Contest. CNJ won the general excellence award for the fifth consecutive year...

 

CNJ takes top award

Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE — The Clovis News Journal on Saturday was awarded the top prize from New Mexico Press Association at its annual Better Newspaper Contest. CNJ won the general excellence award for the fifth consecutive year &md...

 

My turn: A little good news

Three decades or so ago, two things that affected me happened within a 12-month period: I spent a summer working at the Portales News-Tribune under the watchful eye of my lifelong friend Gordon Greaves, and singer Anne Murray released a song called... Full story

 

My turn: Turkey burgers gobbling good

For a healthy change, these turkey burgers with cranberry combine Thanksgiving and summer cookouts. We’re using the recipe from www.tasteofhome.com with permission. Marla Clark of Moriarty submitted the contest-winning recipe to Taste of Home....

 

Beef show gives youths ranching experience

The Breeding Beef Show teaches participants what ranchers deal with every day, the show superintendent said. In the show at the Roosevelt County Fair, youth exhibited heifers — females that haven’t had a calf — and one cow with a calf,... Full story

 

Goat show entries up

The Roosevelt County Fair goat shows are growing, and participants say it’s fun, hard work and a learning experience. The fair features several goat shows, and Superintendent Rod Savage said entries were up a little compared to last year. With the...

 

County fair kicks off

During the Roosevelt County Fair Entry Day on Monday, artists of a range of ages entered paintings, drawings and photographs into the photography and fine arts shows. The fair officially opens at noon today. “We’re just trying to get...

 

Two killed in crash on U.S. 70

Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Deputy James Acree talks on the radio while manning a roadblock in front of the scene of a fatal wreck in the east-bound lane of U.S. 70 Monday afternoon. Two people died in a car...

 

Aug. 21 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports:...

 

Ranchers say USDA not giving insurance payments

A number of New Mexico ranchers say the U.S. Department of Agriculture isn’t giving them the insurance payments they paid for and need. Last year, the USDA Risk Management Agency offered a pilot program in which ranchers in New Mexico and other... Full story

 

Ranchers: USDA not paying out on policies

A number of New Mexico ranchers say the U.S. Department of Agriculture isn’t giving them the insurance payments they paid for and need. Last year, the USDA Risk Management Agency offered a pilot program in which ranchers in New Mexico and other...

 

Portales restaurant owners petition for Sunday liquor sales

Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Cattle Baron bar tender Donovan Finley prepares a lime for a drink Wednesday at the restaurant. The restaurant is one of three in Portales collecting signatures on a petition calling for a vote on whether to continue...

 

Businesses seek Sunday alcohol sales

A petition is calling for a vote on Sunday liquor sales in Portales restaurants. If 5 percent of voters registered in Portales city limits sign the petition, the city will have to hold an election in which voters decide whether to continue the... Full story

 

High school seniors share advice on first day of school

In with the new — school year, that is. Third through 12th-graders in Portales Municipal Schools started the new academic year Tuesday. Kindergarten through second-grade students come back to school next Tuesday, while pre-school begins Aug....

 

RGH celebrates anniversary with health fair

Community members took advantage of free or low-cost health screenings, physician consultations and a chance to check out a medical helicopter during the Roosevelt General Hospital Health Fair on Saturday. The fair celebrated RGH’s 10th...

 

Field Day focuses on water

People need to know water for agriculture provides food and fiber, and Curry County is the top producer of raw agriculture products in the state, the new state secretary of agriculture said. New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte gave the...

 

Seminar offering drought management information

Farmers and ranchers dealing with drought have a chance to gain management information with a seminar scheduled for Monday. Admission is free, and no preregistration is required. The drought-management workshop is geared toward local agricultural pro...

 

Local agriculture experts to host drought-management workshop

Farmers and ranchers dealing with drought have a chance to gain management information with a seminar scheduled for Monday. Admission is free, and no pre-registration is required. The drought-management workshop is geared toward local agricultural...

 

Joining forces: RGH enters rural hospital network

A new network of small, rural hospitals Roosevelt General Hospital is participating in should provide cost savings, more information resources and an opportunity for more services, the RGH CEO said. Seven rural hospitals with less than 50 beds...

 

Small schools prepare for school year

PNT senior writer [email protected] With school in Dora, Elida and Floyd starting Wednesday, school employees and students are looking ahead into the new academic year. “I’ve just really enjoyed my time at Elida, and I plan to make the best... Full story

 

Business owners expect brisk sales during tax-free weekend

Kevin Wilson and Argen Duncan For the seventh year in a row, back-to-school shopping will be slightly less taxing. Numerous merchants in New Mexico are getting set for the state’s tax-free holiday. According to the state’s Taxation and Revenue...

 

My turn: Tomato salad fast, healthy

With farmers markets starting to sell home-grown tomatoes and basil, I had just the opportunity to try a healthy recipe with them. “Mozzarella and Tomato Salad” comes from Roosevelt County Extension Home Economist Connie Moyer’s cookbook...

 

Commission votes to look into automated security

The Curry County Commission has voted 4-1 to request proposals for an automated security system at the county courthouse. At their meeting Tuesday, Commissioner Frank Blackburn voted against the measure, and commissioners Daniel Stoddard, Caleb...

 

Championship teams displayed on wall

Eastern New Mexico University is recognizing its championship sports teams in a new way. The Greyhound Arena has a new “Wall of Champions” displaying the district, conference, regional, playoff and national championships plus football bowl game... Full story

 

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