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Fishing report - May 9

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake... Full story

 

Fishing report - May 9

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Their view: Obama administration targeting ag industry

Matt Rush is a farmer and rancher from Dora and is the executive vice president of the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau. He believes agriculture is being unfairly targeted by Obama's administration. By now you've heard that farm and ranch...

 

Three crazes worth looking into

For this week, I'd like to discuss a trio of crazes. I don't understand one, I look at the second with a different angle and the third is just a craze I'd like to see. I don't get this whole "supermoon" craze. I really don't. But Kevin, the moon's... Full story

 

Three crazes worth looking into

For this week, I'd like to discuss a trio of crazes. I don't understand one, I look at the second with a different angle and the third is just a craze I'd like to see. I don't get this whole "supermoon" craze. I really don't. But Kevin, the moon's...

 

Bill first step to curbing abuses

President Obama's high-profile signing Friday of an executive order to protect Post-9/11 GI Bill users from predatory practices of for-profit schools is viewed by veterans' service organizations as a big step, but also a first step, toward curbing...

 

Bill first step to curbing abuses

President Obama's high-profile signing Friday of an executive order to protect Post-9/11 GI Bill users from predatory practices of for-profit schools is viewed by veterans' service organizations as a big step, but also a first step, toward curbing...

 
 By CNJ staff    publish/News    May 8, 2012

J.D. Isler resigns at McMurry

Former Clovis High School basketball coach J.D. Isler has resigned after one season as coach at McMurry University in Abilene. Dave Beyer, the school's sports information director, made the announcement this morning. Isler cited family circumstances...

 

Editorial: Obama taking too much credit for Osama raid

Try as we might, we are unable to picture Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman or Dwight D. Eisenhower spiking the ball at the end of World War II. The image of George H.W. Bush doing an end-zone dance in celebration of evicting Iraqi invaders from...

 

Editorial: Obama taking too much credit for Osama raid

Try as we might, we are unable to picture Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman or Dwight D. Eisenhower spiking the ball at the end of World War II. The image of George H.W. Bush doing an end-zone dance in celebration of evicting Iraqi invaders from...

 

Lady Rams finish third in 1A-3A state golf

ALBUQUERQUE — There wasn't much chance that the Portales Lady Rams would move out of their third-place position — either up or down — in Tuesday's final round of the Class 1A-3A state tournament. They had the satisfaction, though, of knowing...

 

Lady Wolverines finish sixth

ALBUQUERQUE — The Texico Lady Wolverines cut 26 strokes off their first-day total and moved up one spot to sixth at 430-404 — 834 in the Class 1A-3A girls state golf tournament at the UNM championship course. Senior Megan Long led the Lady... Full story

 

Cats' bid for title comes up short

LAS CRUCES — Clovis High's boys couldn't mount a run at a Class 5A boys state championship on Tuesday. Even tougher, they fell just one stroke short of third place and a state trophy. District 4-5A rival Hobbs played by far the best golf of the... Full story

 

Buffs, Broncos meet in semifinals

A couple of reasons exist for Floyd not wanting to see Melrose in the Class 1A baseball state semifinals today at Manzano High School in Albuquerque. "Well, you kind of like to stay away from your...

 

Buffs, Broncos meet in semifinals

A couple of reasons exist for Floyd not wanting to see Melrose in the Class 1A baseball state semifinals today at Manzano High School in Albuquerque. "Well, you kind of like to stay away from your...

 
 By PNT staff    publish/News    May 8, 2012

Meetings watch: City council

The Portales City Council met Tuesday evening for a special meeting. All city councilors attended except for city councilor Leo Lovett. They met for a little over an hour about personnel matters and no action was taken. Councilors would not comment...

 

Class of 2012: Grad has musical aspirations

The classroom is where Aric Serrano shines — not just academically, but as a teacher. Courtesy photo Aric Serrano stands before the Pecos High School music class in Pecos, Texas. The Eastern New Mexico University graduating senior was a student... Full story

 

Press release: KENW-TV schedules online auction

With over 1500 items to choose from, bidders will have fun bidding on merchandise and gift certificates during KENW-TV's 36th Annual Online Auction, which is scheduled for June 1st through the 10th. Bidders can go ahead and place bids on any of the i...

 

Press release: KENW-TV schedules online auction

With over 1500 items to choose from, bidders will have fun bidding on merchandise and gift certificates during KENW-TV's 36th Annual Online Auction, which is scheduled for June 1st through the 10th. Bidders can go ahead and place bids on any of the i...

 

Press release: Udall talks college interest rates, marriage equality

WASHINGTON – On his weekly radio call, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall discussed the Senate's vote today to prevent the interest rates on Stafford college loans from doubling on July 1. He also discussed marriage equality. Click here to listen to the full... Full story

 

Water board affirms support of Ute project

The city's water policy advisory board unanimously affirmed support of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Tuesday, after City Commissioner Randy Crowder presented research on the viability of pumping ground water from Fort Sumner to Clovis....

 

Annual auction benefits KENW television

The Portales affilate of the Public Broadcasting System is in the midst of auctioning off more than 1,500 donated items for its biggest fundraiser of the year. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Sheryl Borden, marketing director for the KENW... Full story

 

Harden speaks out on Senate race

Clint Harden feels a primary challenge for his New Mexico Senate seat was engineered by Gov. Susana Martinez, who denies the charge. From left, Clint Harden, Angie Spears and Pat Woods But Harden said...

 

Police blotter: May 9

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Monday 10:11 a.m.: Caller reported an alarm, 1600 block of E. Spruce Street. 11:07 a.m.: Caller reported an alarm showing front door motion, 800 block of W. 18th Street. 11:10 a.m.: Caller... Full story

 

My turn: See you at the top

I feel like I'll be letting a good friend down this weekend. I'm usually the one you can count on, I try to be selfless. I'm not saying that I've never put myself first, but now my career has definitely made some choices for me. When he walks that...

 

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