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Articles from the March 30, 2009 edition

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Clovis produces one champion

After the opening bell for the third round, but before a punch could be thrown, Elijio Sena of Clovis pointedly looked in the direction of his opponent’s corner and laughed. In Mark Martinez’ corner, his trainer had just told his fighter that he... Full story

 

Greyhounds earn series split

Freedom New Mexico Designated hitter Jereme Johnson’s walkoff single capped a three-run seventh inning to help Eastern New Mexico University claim an 11-10 comeback win over Abilene Christian on Sunday at Greyhound Field. The win earned the... Full story

 

Greyhounds earn series split

Freedom New Mexico Designated hitter Jereme Johnson’s walkoff single capped a three-run seventh inning to help Eastern New Mexico University claim an 11-10 comeback win over Abilene Christian on Sunday at Greyhound Field. The win earned the...

 

Money agency decisions aren’t governments

Freedom New Mexico The Obama administration and the Federal Reserve Board have begun a full-court press to get Congress to expand the federal government’s power to be able to seize nonbank financial institutions — insurance companies, hedge... Full story

 

Dream Center loses roof in high winds

The Portales Dream Center will be closed temporarily after high winds peeled the sheet-metal roof off the building Monday afternoon. Dream Center volunteer Gail Keener said the center will be closed about a week until a temporary cover is in place.... Full story

 

Republicans elect officers

The Curry County Republican Party held elections for offices Monday night at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Officers elected were: Rube Render, county chairman; Brett Johnson, first vice chair; Ben McDaniel, second vice chair; and Marge Render,...

 

Education feature: Keeping students fed no easy feat

The bell rings, and students shuffle into the cafeteria. They pay up, get served and eat. Then it’s back to class just like every other day. What they don’t see is everything that falls into place for these meals to be produced. Many...

 

Superintendent exploring idea of adding new middle school

CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Clovis schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm addresses the crowd during a public informational meeting regarding potential student growth. The Clovis Municipal Schools superintendent is exploring adding sixth-graders...

 

March 31 ENMU briefs

Enrollment increases Based on the most recent second eight-week enrollment numbers and additional enrollments expected in graduate courses, workshops and May courses, Vice President for Academic Affairs Jamie Laurenz has said he is very optimistic...

 

It's their job: Judit Barrera

Name: Judit Barrera Job: Secretary at Ace Hardware. Background: I was born and raised in Portales. Time on job: Two years this May....

 

Group seeks out veterans

Freedom New Mexico The 82nd Airborne Division Association Inc. is trying to locate veterans who have served in the division in the past 66 years. The association aims to record those veterans’ stories. Anyone who served in the division is invited...

 

Severe weather training set

Freedom New Mexico The National Weather Service is scheduled to conduct a free training for people who want to volunteer to call in severe weather. The 2 1/2- to three-hour training is set to begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Memorial Building.... Full story

 

Robbers fracture man's skull

CNJ staff story A 71-year-old Plainview, Texas, man is in stable condition at a Lubbock hospital after his skull was fractured during a robbery early Sunday morning in Clovis. Police were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Wallace Street...

 

April 3, 1945

The Portales High School band, directed by Vernon Allen, was awarded a distinguished service citation by the Music War Council of America in recognition of its "patriotic and inspiring use of music to aid the national war effort," according to the...

 

April 2, 1978

Eastern New Mexico University was awarded a $8,920 interest-free loan for the purchase of a van to transport students having trouble with rising fuel prices...

 

April 1, 1955

The Portales Daily Tribune reported that Elbert Munsey was returning to the pharmacy field and joining the B & J Pharmacy staff after a short stint farming. Munsey then became the oldest pharmacist in Portales.... Full story

 

March 31, 1968

Sergiu Luca, a talented young...

 

Committee eyes Portales windmill collection

Freedom New Mexico: Clarence Plank Bill Dalley owns more than 80 windmills and enjoys collecting them. A committee of people from the community is interested in puchasing the windmills to be placed around Portales or grouping them all together for...

 

President signs bill authorizing Ute Water Project

Chase Gentry hopes he won’t have to knock on wood as much anymore when he tells businesses about Eastern New Mexico’s long-term water outlook. That’s based on Monday’s news that President Barack Obama signed a public lands omnibus bill...

 

President signs bill authorizing Ute Water Project

Freedom New Mexico Chase Gentry hopes he won’t have to knock on wood as much anymore when he tells businesses about eastern New Mexico’s long-term water outlook. That’s based on Monday’s news that President Barack Obama signed a public lands... Full story

 

Power outage in Portales

After wind knocked down a transmission line serving parts of Portales on Monday, 3,136 customers were without power for as long as almost 2 1/2 hours, Xcel Energy spokesmen said. Spokesman Troy Foos said the power went off in stages, but the longest...

 

Power outage in Portales

After wind knocked down a transmission line serving parts of Portales on Monday, 3,136 customers were without power for as long as almost 2 1/2 hours, Xcel Energy spokesmen said. Spokesman Troy Foos said the power went off in stages, but the longest...

 

President enacts Bingaman-authored public lands and water package

President Barack Obama today signed into law a major water and public lands package written in large part by U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman....

 

Public Education Commission holds special meeting in Albuquerque on Thursday, April 2, 2009

The Public Education Commission (PEC) cancelled their meeting today, March 27, 2009 because of inclement weather conditions.... Full story

 

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