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Council agrees on emergency resource expansion

PORTALES — The Portales City Council on Tuesday made a tentative agreement with Elite Medical Transport to expand local emergency resources for the Portales Fire Department. Fire Chief T.J. Cathey said the agreement would provide a valuable...

 

Cannon monitoring about 100 airmen, dependents

Cannon Air Force Base has about 100 airmen and dependents who are self-monitoring while isolated in quarters, though it has had no confirmed cases of the coronavirus so far. Representatives from the base said it is important to differentiate between...

 

Churches adjusting to COVID-19

Coronavirus concerns will force many churchgoers to stay home this weekend. But larger churches will be doing what they can to bring Sunday morning service to the comfort of their members’ homes....

 

Animal rescue head seeks answers from city

PORTALES — Monica Eppinger wants to save as many Portales animals as she can from euthanasia at the local shelter. She even founded the non-profit Labor of Love Project to help do that. But she faces one major problem: The Labor of Love’s...

 

Portales council files complaint on burned site

PORTALES — Brady Brunson said he’s been doing his best to clean up the aftermath of a structure fire on his property from last summer. But progress has been slow-going and the Portales City Council has decided to take action to clean up the...

 

Feelings mixed over session

PORTALES — State representatives for the Portales area had mixed feelings about the legislative session this year, where recreational marijuana remained a discussion item while a “red-flag” gun...

 

MLK events set in communities

The accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. have echoed throughout generations and every year groups in Clovis and Portales make sure to celebrate his legacy. This Saturday, the Clovis chapter of...

 

Curry commission approves jail X-ray

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission broke in the new year by approving the purchase of new security equipment at the detention center during their first meeting Tuesday morning. Mark Gallegos said the jail is in need of an advanced system to help...

 

Clovis' Baca wins rookie AD honor

While Lonnie Baca has served Clovis Municipal Schools for over 20 years, he only recently stepped into the position of athletic director at Clovis High, a position where he has already made an...

 

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