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Articles from the January 19, 2009 edition

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Commission to consider new Legislature policy

At their meeting today, Roosevelt County Commissioners are scheduled to consider a policy requiring capital outlay requests to the Legislature to come before the commission in advance if the county might need to act as fiscal agent in the project....

 

Grant applications on council’s agenda

Portales City Council will be tending to housekeeping chores when it meets at 7 p.m. today, including a review the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce annual report. Among the other items proposed: • Approval and adoption of 2009 Community...

 

Jan. 20 ENMU briefs

ENMU’s MySpace sponsoring video contest Eastern New Mexico University’s MySpace page is sponsoring a video contest with the theme of “Cool School ENMU.” The video should be between 30-60 seconds with no restriction on format. It shouldn’t...

 

It's their job: Kim Butler

Name: Kim Butler Job: Librarian and art instructor at Steiner Elementary School Background: Butler grew up in Portales, but went to school in Waxahachie, Texas, before attending college at Eastern New Mexico University. Time on job: 19 years What...

 

Fugitive calls CNJ again

Saturday, fugitive Noe Torres contacted the Clovis News Journal for a third time, leaving a near-five minute meassage on an answering machine. Fugitive Noe Torres, accused in the 2005 slaying of a 10-year-old boy, has called the Clovis News Journal...

 

Ingle ready to lead Legislature

Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan State Sen. Stuart Ingle expects the financial shortage to be the biggest issue in this year’s Legislative session. Here, he sits in his Portales home next to photos of his daughters. Hunter, family man, farmer,...

 

Jan. 20 Letters to the Editor

Gay marriage counters principles I am a Christian, a sinner, and socially and fiscally conservative. Every structure is built from a plan and rests on a foundation. A building is founded upon brick, mortar, etc....

 

Taking part in government U.S. tradition

Freedom New Mexico Today’s inauguration of Barack Obama as our 44th president is a special day for all Americans. Many might consider it even more special than many previous transitions of presidential authority. Certainly at the top of the list...

 

Jan. 20, 2008 Lone Star Conference basketball update

Standings All times MST Men South Division Div. All W-L W-L Midwestern State 2-0 13-4 West Texas A&M 1-0 11-5 Angelo State 1-1 13-4 Texas A&M-Kingsville 1-1 11-6 Abilene Christian 1-1 7-8 Eastern New Mexico 0-1 4-12 Tarleton State 0-2 12-5 North...

 

Jan. 20, 2008 Lone Star Conference basketball update

Standings All times MST Men South Division... Full story

 

Police blotter — Jan. 20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 4 a.m. Jan. 10 an officer responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Calhoun Street for a burglary report. A man said he returned home from...

 

Far from galas, Richardson opens session

He had dreamed of being the one up on the inauguration platform in Washington, D.C. Instead, Gov. Bill Richardson remains in Santa Fe today, his presidential hopes long gone and his nomination to a cabinet post having soured in the face of a federal...

 

Far from galas, Richardson opens session

He had dreamed of being the one up on the inauguration platform in Washington, D.C. Instead, Gov. Bill Richardson remains in Santa Fe today, his presidential hopes long gone and his nomination to a cabinet post having soured in the face of a federal...

 

Ingle ready to lead Legislature

Hunter, family man, farmer, state senator for 24 years. Portales resident Stuart Ingle wears many hats in eastern New Mexico, where he was born and raised. Ingle, a Republican elected to another term in November, has spent the last eight years as... Full story

 

Feb. 4, 1971

The Portales News-Tribune reported that Army Capt. Augustine "Gus" Garcia, of Portales, was honored at a ceremony at Fort Bliss for "gallantry in action in Vietnam," after he returned wounded from a tour of duty. He was presented with the Bronze...

 

Feb. 3, 1949

Local pastors asked their congregations to protest proposed legislation that would repeal the state local option liquor law and any measure that would legalize gambling. Roosevelt County had voted to stay dry when the issue was brought up years...

 

Feb. 1, 1958

A group of eighth- and ninth-grade Portales students under the tutelage of Mrs. Louise Cooper attempted to view the first American satellite as it was to be visible across certain southern states....

 

Jan. 31, 1968

The Portales News-Tribune reported that the Blackwater Draw water line was near completion as the 13-mile pipeline was only a few hundred feet away from the reservoir site....

 

Jan. 30, 1946

Lt. Col. A. D. Tuttle was planning to reopen his medical office in Portales after serving 45 years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, a year of which he served in New Guinea....

 

Jan. 29, 1953

The Portales Tribune reported that...

 

Jan. 28, 1961

A basketball game between Eastern New Mexico University and Texas Western College...

 

Jan. 27, 1971

The Portales News-Tribune reported that the Portales Livestock Commission's ninth annual equipment sale that began the day before... Full story

 

Jan. 26, 1958

The Portales News-Tribune reported that Dr. Milton Van Dyke, a former Portales High School student who attended Harvard University and was now an aeronautical research scientist, was visiting the area for the weekend. Van Dyke also attended...

 

Jan. 25, 1949

Dr. Joseph Acey Cooper, a prominent cattleman of Kenna and a homesteader to the area, was buried in the Kenna Cemetery after his sudden death the previous Sunday. His family homesteaded in Kenna in 1906 after moving from Pickton, Texas. He... Full story

 

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