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Articles from the November 30, 2009 edition

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Hounds improve to 4-1, beat Permian Basin

PORTALES — They may not get many style points, but the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team was happy to put another game in the win column Monday night. Tyler Jefferson and Victor Reid combined to shoot 13-for-15 from the floo...

 

Hounds improve to 4-1, beat Permian Basin

Freedom New Mexico: Zhongming Jiang ENMU senior point guard Jimmie Marshall goes against Texas-Permian Basin’s Charles Harper during Monday’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Hounds won 52-41. PORTALES — They may not get many style poin... Full story

 

Banks can't be regulated against failure

Freedom New Mexico Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass, chairman of the House Banking Committee, and Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, each have introduced sweeping bills to overhaul regulation of the country’s...

 

Textbook adoption tedious process

People can joke all they want about textbooks being the same as when they were back in school, but it’s not true. Not in Portales, anyway, where textbooks are swapped out every six years. Now is the time, when it comes to elementary school reading...

 

Trailer home fire extinguished

A trailer house near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Hickory Street caught fire Monday night. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. CNJ will have more information as it becomes available today....

 

Tuesday morning briefing: Road grading and Christmas performances

Good morning. Welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday morning briefing....

 

Tuesday morning briefing: Road grading and Christmas performances

Good morning. Welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday morning briefing.... Full story

 

Food drive nets tons of food

Freedom New Mexico The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico collected 17,000 pounds of non-perishable food in Roosevelt and Curry counties in its Holiday Canned Food Drive, food bank Director Nancy Taylor wrote in an e-mail. She said food bank staff...

 

Commission to vote on grant, hospital money

Freedom New Mexico The Roosevelt County Commission is scheduled to consider a sole community hospital payment request for Roosevelt General Hospital and a resolution authorizing submission of a Community Development Block Grant during their meeting...

 

City Council to consider Sunland annexation

Freedom New Mexico At their meeting set for 7 p.m. today, Portales city councilors are set to hold a public hearing about the proposed annexation of Sunland Inc. and the accompanying zone change. They are scheduled to vote on the issue. The agenda...

 

Residents cautioned to take steps against holiday burglary

Clovis police are cautioning residents to take extra care during the holidays to avoid becoming a victim of burglary and theft. Criminals target unlocked vehicles and homes in search of unsecured valuables, according to a press release. Gifts,... Full story

 

Portales couple reaches out to international students

Courtesy photo: Charlie and Martha Crane From left, Martha Crane of Portales, Ghana native Hannah Odame, Martha’s husband Charlie and Nigeria native Lola pause during a pre-graduation reception for Eastern New Mexico University international...

 

Colorado candidate selected as Roosevelt hospital administrator

Leaming Larry E. Leaming of Colorado will be the new Roosevelt General Hospital administrator, the hospital board announced Monday morning. After a brief executive session, board members voted unanimously to hire Leaming. Board President Terry Cone...

 

Weather precautions in place

Many residents of Clovis and Portales will have their eyes peeled on the weather, either through looking at the conditions directly or through updates via various media, as a cold front is expected to move through eastern New Mexico on Tuesday....

 

Empty Stocking: Ms. R

Today’s focus: Ms. R Household members: 9 Children: 7 Special circumstances: “Ms. R” has seven children and her husband is no longer able to work due to his back injury. They are waiting for his disability to go through. “Ms. R” has heart... Full story

 

Business feature: Businesses taking steps to avoid flu

CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Jade Gallegos, a Clovis Community College student who runs the information desk under the work-study program, said a lot of visitors stop to use a hand sanitizer statio... Full story

 

It's their job: Portales woman keeps races on track

Tonya Dixon, 24, supervises the operation of the Dixon Motocross track located 8 miles west of Portales. During much of the month, she works at Valley Electric in town. During the two weeks before races, such as the ones that will be held this...

 

12-1 Empty stocking fund

Today’s focus: Ms. R Household members: 9 Children: 7 Special circumstances: “Ms. R” has seven children and her husband is no longer able to work due to his back injury. They are waiting for his disability to go through. “Ms. R” has heart...

 

Emergency services prepared to warn residents of weather danger

Many residents of Clovis and Portales will have their eyes peeled on the weather, either through looking at the conditions directly or through updates via various media, as a cold front moves through Eastern New Mexico on Tuesday. That’s also true... Full story

 

New track and field open

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Jette Warnick The 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron attempts an extra point en route to a 25-21 victory over the 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron on Nov. 11 in one of the first... Full story

 

New track and field open

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Jette Warnick The 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron attempts an extra point en route to a 25-21 victory over the 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron on Nov. 11 in one of the first... Full story

 

All must register for ID system

27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Everyone, to include civilians, contractors and visitors, in addition to active duty military, must register with the Defense Biometrics Identifications System, which will provide for a more secure...

 

All must register for ID system

27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Everyone, to include civilians, contractors and visitors, in addition to active duty military, must register with the Defense Biometrics Identifications System, which will provide for a more secure...

 

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