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Articles from the September 25, 2012 edition

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Viewpoint - Social media message blurs content of trial

A Facebook posting about a pending case by 2nd Judicial District Judge Samuel Winder illustrates why the court system is right to be concerned about the use of social media by those involved in justice.Winder recently posted comments about a murder...


War trauma story affects military

On the stage, seated with a small group of wounded warriors sharing stories of grievous injuries and inspirational recoveries, is an attractive young woman with short and spiked blond hair.When it's her turn to speak, she does so confidently and...


Animals sometimes road hazards

Why did the chicken cross the road? In communities surrounded by agriculture, maybe it's just to get back home after some sort of disruption. It doesn't happen too often, according to local...


Police Blotter - Sept. 26

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Sunday 12:36 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic situation, 17th Lane and Avenue H. 1:40 a.m.: Caller reported a motorcycle accident, 16th Street and Avenue I. 3:09 a.m.: Caller reported a loud party, 100... Full story


My turn - Thank you, Roosevelt County

I experienced another first in New Mexico this past week, a first that I consider a milestone. I found out Wednesday that one of my Better Newspaper Contest entries won an award. I actually owe a big "thank you" to Roosevelt County because my column...


Event Calendar - Sept. 26

Today Wii Wednesday: Wii Sports Resort — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. 13 to 18 years old. Information: 356-3940. Sprockets — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library. Preschool story time. Information: 356-3940. Night of the Song Bird: Viva Vegas... Full story


Cosmetics company has 'cash flow' issues

A cosmetics company that has received nearly $2 million in financial assistance from the city is having issues opening its facility. Clovis city officials are planning a meeting next week to get more information and see what can be done to keep the...


Prep polls - Week of Sept. 24

FOOTBALL Max Top 5 (plus local teams) Class 5A 1. La Cueva 4-0; 2. Rio Rancho 3-1; 3. Las Cruces High 2-1; 4. Mayfield 2-2; 5. Manzano 3-1. 10. Clovis 2-2. Class 3A 1. St. Michael's 4-0; 2. Silver 3-0; 3. Lovington 1-2; 4. Ruidoso 4-0; 5.... Full story


Lady Tigers top Dora, remain perfect

DORA — The Elida Lady Tigers, top-ranked in Class B volleyball, improved to 10-0 for the season on Tuesday with a 25-19, 25-18, 25-18 win over host Dora. The Lady Coyotes, who finished second in an eight-team tournament at Cimarron over the... Full story


ENMU president expects NCAA punishment

Eastern New Mexico University's president said Tuesday he expects the college's eligibility issues to be cleared up by mid-November. He also expects some form of punishment from the NCAA because athletes were missing paperwork required to be kept by...


Lady Rams fall in three on road

ROSWELL — The Portales Lady Rams weren't able to duplicate a solid home win earlier this month over Class 4A Roswell High in Tuesday's rematch. The Lady Coyotes were in control most of the way and registered a 25-9, 25-19, 25-21 win over the Lady R... Full story


NMMI blanks Portales boys

ROSWELL — The Portales Rams went toe-to-toe for a half with New Mexico Military on Tuesday. The second stanza, though, was another story. Senior Jorge Garza scored twice to lead the Colts' second-half charge in a 4-0 victory over the Rams....


Chief search narrowed to three

Acting police chief Mark Cage is among the three finalists for the city's police chief position. Veteran law enforcement officials Daniel Shawn Fullagar of Coppell, Texas, and Charles Douglas Jones of Jacksonville, Fla., are the other two...


Broadening horizons

Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Eastern New Mexico University homecoming queen candidate and sophomore Stephanie McCorkel, left, visits Tuesday with homecoming king candidates Tim McCoy, center, and Phillip Gomez at the Associated Student... Full story


Zias top Cameron in five

Eastern New Mexico University survived two close set losses Tuesday night, rallying for a 27-29, 25-18, 24-26, 25-21, 15-9 Lone Star Conference victory over the Cameron Aggies at Greyhound Arena. CMI...


Weekly LSC volleyball update

Standings All Times MDT Conf. All W-L W-L Angelo State 5-0 12-2 West Texas A&M 4-0 13-1 Texas Woman's 5-1 11-3 Tarleton State 4-1 9-4 Texas A&M-Commerce 3-2 11-3 Incarnate Word 2-3 5-8 Eastern New Mexico 1-3 5-8 Cameron 1-4 5-9 Abilene Christian 1-4... Full story


Press release: Beauty Health Science Innovations, Corp.

The City of Clovis is reviewing the activities of Beauty Health Science Innovations Corp., the developer of the cosmetics manufacturing facility southwest of Clovis in the former Frozfruit plant. Beauty Health Science Innovations Corp. was approved b... Full story


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