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Articles from the March 7, 2017 edition

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 By Jim Lee    News    March 7, 2017

Wind storm roughs up trees

Eastern New Mexico's recent windstorms resulted in more than flying shingles and escaping hats. Local trees had a really rough time. Conifers weren't immune but deciduous trees got the worst of it,...

 

Roosevelt officials to discuss road closures

PORTALES — Roosevelt County officials will discuss with commissioners the possibility of county road closures at their meeting today in the county courthouse. Road Superintendent Ricky Lovato said he will not be able to attend the meeting but the...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    March 7, 2017

April 1 events about community involvement

PORTALES — April 1 will be a day of community involvement, according to the organizers of two upcoming events. Eastern in Action, taking place April 1, is "an opportunity for ENMU students to give b...

 

Portales council to get update on substation

PORTALES — An update on the progress of building a Portales Fire Department substation on the north side of Portales will be given at today’s Portales City Council meeting. PFD Chief Gary Nuckols will be presenting the design of the substation...

 

Truck driver arrested on meth charges

CLOVIS — Manuel Zepeda, 48, a semi-truck driver from Fresno, California, was taken into custody Thursday in the 2100 block of North Prince Street in Clovis on charges of conspiracy and possession with intent to traffic methamphetamine. Zepeda...

 

Business digest - March 7

Dairy operators get award PORTALES - Natures Way Dairy operators Katy and Jamie Kulesa received the Organic Farmers of the Year award at the 2017 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference held Feb. 17-18...

 

Pages past - March 7

On this date ... 1977: A U.S. District Court judge in Roswell resentenced nine Clovis liquor dealers after an appeals court said their original sentence was improper. The dealers had originally been...

 

Events calendar - March 7

Today • Afterschool @ the library — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for grades K-6. Activity: Leprechaun traps. Information: 575-356-3940 • Books and babies — 10:30 a.m. story time for ages 0-3 at Portales Public Library. Book: Shape...

 

Meetings calendar - March 7

Today • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at courthouse, Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 ...

 

Clovis police blotter - March 7

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 9:31 a.m.: Battery on a household member, Cesar Chavez/Alma Street • 10:09 a.m.: Failure to appear...

 

Portales police blotter - March 7

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 12:09 p.m.: Criminal sexual penetration, 1600 block South Avenue O, assistance given • 3:18 p.m.: Theft report, 1600 block South Avenue...

 
 By Sharna Johnson    Voices    March 7, 2017

Cats can make you crazy, but not that crazy

Wailing and yowling through the house in the middle of the night, zig-zagging in front of you as you try make your way down the stairs, batting and clawing your feet when you tie your shoes ...

 

Hounds takes series finale at Angelo

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University got home runs from shortstop Endy Villalona and pinch-hitter Chris Padilla on Sunday and held off fourth-ranked Angelo State 12-9, salvaging the finale of the four-game non-league baseball series...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 7, 2017

ENMU women accorded sixth seed in regional

PORTALES — After capturing a share of the Lone Star Conference regular-season championship but losing in the quarterfinals of the LSC tournament, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team earned an at-large berth on Sunday to the...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 7, 2017

Lady Rams, Moriarty meet for fourth time

PORTALES — After a round-of-16 win over Pojoaque on Friday, the Portales High girls basketball team will take on a familiar foe today in the state Class 4A quarterfinals at The Pit on the campus of...

 

Area state basketball tournament quarterfinal capsules

(Seeds in parentheses) Boys All games Wednesday CLASS 4A (7) St. Michael’s vs. (2) Portales When/where: 3 p.m. at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho Records: St. Michael’s 15-14, Portales 23-4 Round of 16 games: St. Michael’s beat Wingate...

 

Tuesday's state basketball tournament results

Quarterfinals Class 6A At Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho (6) Eldorado 53, (3) West Mesa 49 (4) Las Cruces 57, (5) La Cueva 50, OT (7) Sandia 28, (2) Carlsbad 27 (1) Hobbs 78, (9) Volcano Vista 61 Class 5A At The Pit, Albuquerque (5) Roswell...

 

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