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Clovis City Commissioners, BNSF reach Hull demolition agreement

The Clovis City Commission approved a $500,000 contract with the BNSF Railway to remove the top structure of the Hull Street overpass despite the strong objections of Commissioner Bobby Sandoval and several citizens. The commission approved the...

 

Church will resume UNICEF campaign

First United Methodist Church in Portales will resume a youth fundraising program for UNICEF after meeting with police Friday. “We got it all straightened out,” said Toni Kiernan, the church’s c...

 

Attack on detention officers under investigation

A 28-year-old Curry County inmate was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery on a peace officer Friday afternoon after he attacked two detention officers with a makeshift shank,...

 

ENMU regents seek clarification on business issue

Members of the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents received clarification on conflict of interest statements during Friday’s meeting. Board members had questioned the statements during a previous meeting, wondering whether such... Full story

 

ENMU regents seek clarification on business issue

Members of the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents received clarification on conflict of interest statements during Friday’s meeting. Board members had questioned the statements during a previous meeting, wondering whether such...

 

Commissioners, BNSF reach Hull demolition agreement

CNJ file photo The Hull Street overpass was closed in July due to safety reasons. The Clovis City Commission approved a $500,000 contract with the BNSF Railway to remove the top structure of the Hull Street overpass despite the strong objections of... Full story

 

Church will resume UNICEF campaign

Courtesy illustration The First United Methodist Church will resume a youth fundraising program for UNICEF following a meeting with police on Friday. First United Methodist Church in Portales will... Full story

 

Prep football scoreboard

Area Clovis 52, Carlsbad 7 Lovington 17, Portales 14 Texico 48, Tucumcari 7 Fort Sumner 54, Hagerman 7 Melrose 82, Logan 6 Farwell 45, Smyer 14 Bovina 49, Claude 16 Muleshoe 37, Childress 7 Valley Christian 48, Dora 26 San Jon 58, Elida...

 

Prep football scoreboard

Area Clovis 52, Carlsbad 7 Lovington 17, Portales 14 Texico 48, Tucumcari 7 Fort Sumner 54, Hagerman 7 Melrose 82, Logan 6 Farwell 45, Smyer 14 Bovina 49, Claude 16 Muleshoe 37, Childress 7 Valley Christian 48, Dora 26 San Jon 58, Elida 8 State... Full story

 

Creative Living Oct. 26

Information on allergy relief, furniture staining and preparing blueberry beverages will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and at 2 p.m. Saturday. Cleaning expert Laura Dellutri knows how irritating it can be when...

 

PJHS News Oct. 26

Parent-teacher conferences planned The junior high faculty and staff invite parents to the parent/teacher conference Monday from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Parents may pick up their children’s report cards and visit with teachers about the student’s...

 

PHS News Oct. 26

Parent-teacher conferences scheduled There will be no school Monday for Portales High School students. Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the PHS Cafeteria. All parents are welcome to to speak with their child’s...

 

It’s Their Job: Carley Bolleman, hairstylist

It's Their Job: Carley Bollema Job: Hairstylist at Reflections Hair Studio Background: Bollema was born and raised in the Portales area. She graduated from Clovis Community College last December. Time on job: Eight months What does your job entail?...

 

Dora School News Oct. 26

BPA students attend conference Colleen Tollett, sponsor of the Dora Chapter of the Business Professionals of America, and BPA members Ethan Bilbrey, Jordan Inge, Kelsi King, Jordan McConnell, Zac Teston and Tori Varnell, are traveling to the Career...

 

Pioneer Boykins left mark on eastern New Mexico

Sid Boykin was one of the cowboys of the early days on the Llano Estacado who made the successful move from the ranch to the business world. According to Col. Jack Potter, Boykin made his first trip to New Mexico in 1881 with Old Man George Taylor,...

 

Attack on detention officers under investigation

A 28-year-old Curry County inmate was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery on a peace officer Friday afternoon after he attacked two detention officers with a makeshift shank,...

 

Oct. 28, 1962

Samuel Bronston's "King of Kings" opened at the Tower Theatre. The film "thunders with the triumph of right over might!" declared the ad.... Full story

 

Oct. 27, 1944

W. T. Meador and his son Clifford harvested 620 bushels of sweet potatoes, the largest...

 

Oct. 26, 1936

"The weird mirth-prevoking Melroy and his Entire Company" was to perform at the Portales High School Auditorium, charging 35 cents for adults and 20 cents for students, according to an ad in the Portales Daily News....

 

Oct. 25, 1954

A meeting of the Portales chapter of American Association of University Women held at the ENMU student union building...

 

Hurlburt squadron being reassigned to Cannon

Freedom New Mexico A helicopter squadron at Hurlburt Field in Florida that was deactivated last Friday will be assigned to Cannon Air Force Base in the future, according to an Air Force Special Operations Command press release. The 20th Special... Full story

 

Cameron sweeps past Zias

PORTALES — Freshman outside hitter Malyssa Acton had 15 kills and three total blocks Thursday night as Cameron kept Eastern New Mexico University winless in Lone Star Conference volleyball with a 25-14, 25-23, 25-16 victory at Greyhound Arena.... Full story

 

In Tribute: Superintendent followed family tradition

Schools employed W.M. Roberts, but he didn’t just draw paychecks there. They’re where his family worked, where he taught his family to work, and where he met lifelong friends. He was 98 years old. The longtime Farwell Schools superintendent died... Full story

 

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