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Articles from the September 27, 2012 edition

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A loved child makes a well-adjusted adult

One of the highest compliments I have ever received was from an 8-year-old. She was one of my students from the year before. As I walked down the hall one day, I heard her say to her new teacher, "That's my teacher from last year. She loves me." I... Full story

 

Animals sometimes road hazards

Tony Bullocks: CNJ staff photo Horses drink from a trough Tuesday on Curry County Road 13. 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... Full story

 

ENMU Alumni to be awarded

Alamogordo native and Eastern New Mexico University alumnus Paul A. Mapes will be one of four alumni recognized at ENMU's Outstanding Alumni Awards Saturday morning. Mapes attended ENMU from 1965 to 1969 where he competed on its debate team and...

 

My Turn - Certain pastimes capture memories

I've openly admitted to all of Portales that I am a superhero comic book nerd and an old movies junky. It gets worse. I'm also a sci-fi and fantasy fan. All those shows the rest of you never gave the time of day because they were too cheesy to pay...

 

Events Calendar - Sept. 28

Today ENMU Board of Regents meeting — 9 a.m., Regents Room in the ENMU Administration Building. College of Education and Technology School Carnival — 3:30-7 p.m., ENMU Education Building Lawn. Fun, food, games, entertainment, book fair and...

 

Police Blotter - Sept. 28

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Wednesday 12:57 p.m.: Caller requested to speak with an officer in reference to suspicious activity, 100 block New Mexico Drive. 1 p.m.: Officer served a warrant. 1:41 p.m.: Caller requested an officer...

 

Restitution could provide justice

Recent and ongoing local events illustrate the folly of imprisonment. The situation is not unique. The same type of events repeat, in limited variation, all across America on a continuous basis. The...

 

Editorial: Can we please move to non-NFL referee topics?

Pardon a moment of snarkiness, but let's remember that the Earth didn't move overnight Wednesday when the NFL referees and owners patched things up and ended their petulant little strike. Now can we get back to learning more specific details about...

 

Letter to the editor: Government regulation needed to protect markets

Recently when Ben Bernanke announced the Federal Reserve's position on the economy, the radical conservatives and Romney went ballistic. The approved conservative game plan is to do nothing that might give Obama credit, regardless of whether or not...

 

Community groups join drug disposal effort

Saturday marks National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and asks individuals to turn in...

 

Rams, Lady Rams drop road outings

ROSWELL — After finishing second in the state Class 1A-3A state tourament last season, Portales boys soccer coach Brian Kirchner tried to toughen up the Rams' schedule this season. So far, they're paying a price in the win-loss column, but...

 

Prep football capsules

Floyd/Elida (1-3) at Mountainair (1-3) When: 7 p.m. today Last week: The Broncos lost to Foothill 32-12, while the Mustangs scored a 50-6 win over Melrose. Floyd/Elida coach Steve Foust: "They're better than their srecord shows. They're big and...

 

Rams set for first true home game

While they were technically the "home" team once, the Portales Rams are looking forward to their first game at Greyhound Stadium tonight. The Rams (1-3) host the Dexter Demons (1-3) in a game which will also serve as Homecoming for PHS. Portales...

 

Lady Broncos fall in four

Floyd dominated the first set, but Clovis Christian rallied for an 11-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-20 victory over the Lady Broncos on Thursday night at Clovis. Jasmine Gomez had 16 kills and two blocks for the Lady Broncos (6-4), while Dominique Gomez...

 

No. 11 Buffs shut out ENMU

Dominic Furness had a goal and an assist and Carl Prestidge added two assists on Thursday as 11th-ranked West Texas A&M pulled away in the second half for a 3-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico...

 

Area experiencing positive economic signs

Roosevelt and Curry counties are thriving in areas of wage increases and employment in a state that remains one of the three poorest in the nation, according to a recent Census Bureau report. Sue Stockly, Eastern New Mexico University associate profe... Full story

 

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