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Articles from the April 15, 2013 edition

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No injuries in gunshot incident outside home of former DA

A gunshot was reported outside the residence of former Clovis-Portales District Attorney Randall Harris on Saturday night, police have confirmed. No injuries were reported and police Capt. Patrick Whitney said the incident "had nothing to do with... Full story


Student earns finalist position for scholarship

Portales High School Senior Haley Madden used her hobby of video-making to apply for a scholarship opportunity. One of her videos has earned her a finalist position in the Go Go Geo Scholarship Video Challenge, a challenge sponsored by Touchstone...


Students participate in problem solving competition

Delaney Swift, a freshman from Portales High School, has been competing in Destination Imagination since the third grade. She and her PHS teammates won first place at the secondary school level for their improvisation challenge, Change in RealiTee,...


Lady Rams earn leg towards state

RUIDOSO — Wind wrecked havoc with golfers on Monday in the Leroy Gooch Invitational, but the Portales High girls managed to earn a leg toward Class 1A-3A state competition anyway. Senior Paige Hartman shot 43-41 — 84, putting her in a tie for... Full story


CCC president seven-time participant in Boston Marathon

Clovis Community College President Becky Rowley, a seven-time participant in the Boston Marathon, spent part of Monday morning wishing she had made it an eighth time this year, as she heard the... Full story


Meetings Watch - Roosevelt County Commission

The following items will be on the Roosevelt County Commission's meeting agenda today at 9 a.m.: Approve request to name (Memorial) Show Arena in memory of Johnny Ogden. Appoint alternate member of JLUS committee. Approve request for appeal of...


Meetings Watch - Portales City Council

The following items are on the agenda for Portales City Council's meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. today: Presentation of 25-year service award to Martin Mendoza of Parks/Cemetery Department. Formal presentation of letters of commendation to...


Dora School News - April 16

Spring break Dora schools will closed for spring break this week. Classes will resume on Monday. Sports schedule Thursday — junior high track at Tucumcari Friday — varsity track at Hagerman Saturday— varsity track at Texico 3 p.m. Monday ... Full story


Events Calendar - April 16

Today Pancake Breakfast — 7:30-10 a.m., Portales Senior Center. Breakfast is $3. Information: 356-8741. Roosevelt County Commission meeting — 9 a.m., Commission Room in the Roosevelt County Courthouse. Information: 356-5307. Books N Babies ... Full story


My Turn - Thank you, Aesop

My book of quotes sits open on my desk. I read from it occasionally. Just two or three at a time. Sometimes a simple sentence can send my mind down a wonderful path. This one did. "Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to...


ENMU TRACK, RODEO: Zias win two events in WT meet

CANYON, Texas — Sophomore Alesha Jones and freshman Laura Grube each won events for Eastern New Mexico University's women in Saturday's West Texas A&M Multis track competition. Jones took first in the 800 with a time of 2:13.28, leading a 1-3-4...


Cardinals finish sweep, edge Hounds in 10

SAN ANTONIO — Three times on Sunday, Eastern New Mexico University's baseball team was within an out of victory. Twice, the count was 0-2. Incarnate Word rallied, though, scoring once in the ninth inning to tie it and then getting a two-out, two-ru...


Police Blotter - April 16

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 5:04 a.m.: Caller requested an ambulance for an 18-year-old female with abdominal pain, 1500 block of South Avenue K. 9:37 a.m.: Call in reference to a cat in a trap, 2100 block of...


Police searching apartment in Boston suburb

BOSTON — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that... Full story


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