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Lady Rams third in Hobbs Invitational

HOBBS — Playing a bit shorthanded, the Portales Lady Rams finished third on Tuesday in the Hobbs Invitational. PHS put two players in the top six in the tournament, with junior Paige Hartman shooting 40-44 — 84 to finish in a three-way tie for se...

 

Editorial: Coach Summitt deserves all her accolades

Pat Summitt has stepped aside as coach of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team after 38 glorious years, but she remains at the pinnacle of her profession. When the news broke that Summitt would leave the Lady Vols' bench, accolades beg...

 

Media hypes fear of sex offenders

A friend of mine found out via cell phone app that a registered sex offender lived on her block. Now she regrets letting her kids play in the front yard. An acquaintance's friend used the same app, and discovered a registered sex offender lived...

 

Media hypes fear of sex offenders

A friend of mine found out via cell phone app that a registered sex offender lived on her block. Now she regrets letting her kids play in the front yard. An acquaintance's friend used the same app, and discovered a registered sex offender lived...

 

Their view: State disproportionately impacted by federal cuts

Paul Gessing, president of New Mexico's Rio Grande Foundation, a research and educational organization dedicated to promoting prosperity for New Mexico, writes about the perilous condition of the federal budget. Generally, the Rio Grande Foundation...

 

Payments to military may rise

So far, several hundred military members who lost homes to illegal foreclosure actions by big banks and mortgage servicers have received settlements of $116,785 apiece for economic loss and emotional distress. They also have been paid any equity...

 

Payments to military may rise

So far, several hundred military members who lost homes to illegal foreclosure actions by big banks and mortgage servicers have received settlements of $116,785 apiece for economic loss and emotional distress. They also have been paid any equity...

 

Editorial: U.S. 70 work long time to do, but worth wait

Reality sets in when road construction folks tell Portales residents to buckle up. The $8.3 million, 18-month project through Portales proper will begin in less than three weeks. On May 14, the sorely needed reconstruction of the timeworn four-lane...

 

Eagles hand Cats one-run losses

HOBBS — It was Heartbreak City on Tuesday night for the Clovis High baseball team. Red-hot Hobbs extended its late-season winning streak to seven games with a pair of 5-4 District 4-5A wins over the Wildcats, the second game in eight innings. With...

 

CHS golf teams second at Hobbs

HOBBS — Clovis High's golfers shot well enough to win a lot of tournaments on Tuesday — just not the Hobbs Invitational. The host Eagles posted three of the day's top five scores and cruised to the team championship with a four-man score of 294,...

 

Lady Eagles post sweep over Clovis

HOBBS — The Hobbs Lady Eagles notched a 17-8, 15-5 District 4-5A softball sweep over the Clovis High Lady Wildcats on Tuesday night. Hobbs improved to 13-13 overall and 4-4 in the district with its second sweep this season over the Lady Wildcats...

 

Carlsbad blanks CHS netters

CARLSBAD — Clovis High's tennis teams absorbed a pair of 9-0 District 4-5A losses at the hands of Carlsbad on Tuesday. The Cavemen won six of the nine matchups by 6-0, 6-0 scores in the boys dual. The Wildcats won 10 games in the dual, six at No....

 

Tuesday area prep baseball linescores - April 24

District 3-2A Texico 11, Tucumcari 3 Texico 101 107 1 —11 9 3 Tucumcari 010 000 2 — 3 3 5 Jarron Hill (7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 W, 2 SO, 63 pitches) and Josh Treadway; Esteban Martinez, Michael Olivas (4), Jordan Walker (6) and Angelo Montano. W ...

 

Tuesday area prep baseball linescores - April 24

District 3-2A Texico 11, Tucumcari 3 Texico 101 107 1 —11 9 3 Tucumcari 010 000 2 — 3 3 5 Jarron Hill (7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 W, 2 SO, 63 pitches) and Josh Treadway; Esteban Martinez, Michael Olivas (4), Jordan Walker (6) and Angelo Montano. W ...

 

Tuesday area prep baseball linescores - April 24

District 3-2A Texico 11, Tucumcari 3 Texico 101 107 1 —11 9 3 Tucumcari 010 000 2 — 3 3 5 Jarron Hill (7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 W, 2 SO, 63 pitches) and Josh Treadway; Esteban Martinez, Michael Olivas (4), Jordan Walker (6) and Angelo Montano. W ...

 

Opera singer to perform

Joshua Guerrero says he's "late to the opera game" and was previously singing pop music for a couple of years before he focused on opera. Joshua Guerrero The 29-year-old is a tenor in the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Singer Program. What is your...

 

Local students receive scholarship

A pair of eastern New Mexico students are among 38 high school seniors in the state receiving Daniels Fund money to attend the higher education institution of their choice. According to a release from the Daniels Fund, Kristin Lopez of Floyd High...

 

Meetings watch: ENMU Board of Regents

At the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents meeting Tuesday in the Regents Room of the Administration Building, board members: Heard a report from the ENMU-Roswell President John Madden, who said the campus began a program where students...

 

ENMU regents OK tuition hike

The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents approved a 4.9 percent increases in tuition and fees next year at Tuesday's meeting on the Portales campus. "This increase will still enable us to be one of the lowest priced schools in the...

 

Portales receives airport funding

Portales Municipal Airport will soon be receiving $139,880 in federal funds, which will be used to reseal a runway. Eight New Mexico airports will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make improvements to their facilities...

 

Police blotter - April 25

Samplings of Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Saturday 12:12 p.m., Caller requested an officer for rental trouble, 1700 block South Abilene. 12:22 p.m., Caller reported a residential alarm being set off, 1000 block North Avenue J. 12:23...

 

Q&A: Singer talks opera

Joshua Guerrero says he's "late to the opera game" and was previously singing pop music for a couple of years before he focused on opera. The 29-year-old is a tenor in the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Singer Program. • What is your favorite song to...

 

Hot, dry weather contributes to moth invasion

Moths are flying into refrigerators, landing in coffee cups, dive-bombing sleeping victims and plastering vehicles with their gooey carcasses, according to Clovis residents. Courtesy photo: North Dako...

 

Press release: Udall talks postal reform, violence against women

WASHINGTON – On his weekly radio call, U.S. SEN. TOM UDALL gave an update today on efforts in the U.S. Senate to reform the U.S. Postal Service. Udall also discussed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and how provisions in the...

 

ENMU tuition, fees increasing 4.9 percent

The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents approved a 4.9 percent increases in tuition and fees next year at Tuesday's meeting on the Portales campus. "This increase will still enable us to be one of the lowest-priced schools in the...

 

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