The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Articles from the March 19, 2013 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 17 of 17



Paradox a full gift for one and all

The greatest gift ever given to me, the most intimate and personal gift I've ever received, was the gift given to everyone, not just me. That greatest gift was given to everyone who has ever breathed, to multitudes who no longer breathe, and to...

 

Rams clobber Santa Fe Indian twice

SANTA FE — After losing their opener to Clovis 14-1 two weeks ago, the Portales High baseball team was definitely on the other end of the spectrum on Tuesday night. PHS pounded out 37 hits in a 24-1, 17-2 sweep of Santa Fe Indian, with both games...

 

Clovis teams sweep Portales in tennis

Clovis High's tennis teams had the better of it Tuesday against Portales at the Bill Wahlman tennis courts — including supertiebreakers. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroClovis High sophomore Rylie...

 

Hounds end slide, topple Highlands

Apparently, there's nothing like a little home cooking for the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team. ENMU snapped a nine-game losing streak while improving to 9-1 at Greyhound Field on Tuesday with a 6-4 victory over New Mexico Highlands.... Full story

 

Zias settle for split at OPSU

GOODWELL, Okla. — Oklahoma Panhandle State struck for nine runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and beat Eastern New Mexico University 14-7 on Tuesday to salvage a split of their non-conference softball doubleheader. The Zias won the opener...

 

Meetings Watch - Portales City Council

The following took place at the Portales City Council meeting Tuesday night at the Memorial Building: U.S. 70 reconstruction project officials gave an update on the project. The council ratified the Finance Department's bills for the month of...

 

Meetings Watch - Roosevelt County Commission

The Roosevelt County Commission met Tuesday. Here is a report from the meeting: Sandy Van Der Veen, Portales MainStreet executive director reported Xcel Energy had awarded an $8,000 grant to six businesses. Van Der Veen said Portales MainStreet is sp...

 

City council to hold public hearing on panhandling

The Portales City Council will hold a public hearing April 16 prior to voting on adopting a city ordinance that would prohibit panhandling within city limits without a permit. City Ordinance 703, if adopted, will prohibit aggressive panhandling and... Full story

 

Portales unemployment office closes

The closing of the Portales New Mexico Workforce Connection office will put the unemployed in the area at a disadvantage because the nearest office will be in Clovis, according to Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Director Karl Terry. "I see that...

 

Landowners rebuffed on barring utility's access to land

Rebecca Eminger compares her consenting to allow Southwestern Public Service Company to survey her land east of town on New Mexico 88 to opening a floodgate of problems. Eminger, 65, fears this one...

 

Tips on making bracket pools fun

It's college basketball pool time, the time-honored tradition where we wager money on athletic competitions CBS paid billions to broadcast and charged millions for ad time, and everybody waxes poetic about amateur athletes. Here are my tips to make... Full story

 

Events Calendar - March 20

Today Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. $5 per class. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. "Lucky Leprechauns" will be featured. Information: 356-3940. Wii Wednesday — 4:30 p.m.,... Full story

 

My Turn - 50, fat, diabetic, ahead of you

I was inspired by this picture of a man apparently running in a race. The back of his shirt was bullet pointed with the following words, "50, Fat, Diabetic, Ahead of You." It reminded me of when I interviewed a military spouse for the biggest loser...

 

Police Blotter - March 20

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 12:34 a.m.: Caller reported a suspicious vehicle, 2200 block of South Avenue A. 6:10 a.m.: Caller reported his semi-truck was hit by paintball shots, 600 block of West 16th. 6:50 a.m.:... Full story

 

Eradication standards run afoul to property rights

A serious consideration of private property rights is lacking in discussions regarding the decision to curtail Ned Houk Park's prairie dog population. Whether or not a person is for or against poisoning these rodents, a mistake is made by both sides...

 

TSA finally coming to its senses

You're getting ready to board a plane at an airport in, say, Lubbock or Amarillo. An agent asks you to empty your pockets into a plastic tray. The contents include a pocket knife you've been carrying since Grandpa gave it to you when you were a young...

 

Congress finding problems, but its job is to find solutions

Here are some fresh developments that feuding politicians have created for the U.S. military in wartime: Four service branches, excluding only the Navy, have suspended tuition assistance through at least September this year, a move that will interrup...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 10/19/2019 04:32