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Articles from the October 31, 2011 edition

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PHS news — Nov. 1

Tutoring offered at Portales High School PHS students’ grades 9-12 can get help with their English, math, science and history homework. PHS offers free tutoring in the library Monday-Thursday from 3:05 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.... Full story

 

Dora news — Nov. 1

ASVAB testing scheduled The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery of tests will be administered to all Dora sophomores on Monday from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Testing will be done in the school library....

 

Elida news — Nov. 1

Sports schedule Today through Saturday: District Volleyball, TBA...

 

My turn: Prize wins turned into computer woes

“Hit any key to continue.” It seems that every time I have a deadline or project that just has to be finished, something goes wrong with my computer. It might have something to do with the fact that I always look into all of the pop-ups that...

 

A real headless horseman: Happy birthday, Black Jack Ketchum

Washington Irving’s story about a headless horseman was fictional, but there was a real... Full story

 

Tie gives Hounds LSC men's soccer title

FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU sophomore Jehmaine Brooks slides for the tackle on Incarnate Word’s Carlos Picado during Sunday’s Lone Star Conference men’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. The teams played to a scoreless tie,...

 

Tie gives Hounds LSC men's soccer title

Freedom New Mexico All things considered, a tie was OK with the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team on Sunday at the ENMU pitch. Suffice it to say, Incarnate Word coach Vince Martinez was less than thrilled about it. Needing only a...

 

Midwestern State clips Zias in OT

Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State scored off a free kick in overtime on Sunday, and the Mustangs posted a 1-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the regular-season...

 

Midwestern State clips Zias in OT

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State scored off a free kick in overtime on Sunday, and the Mustangs posted a 1-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the regular-season finale for both teams....

 

Press release: Bingaman talks ag bill, super committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio reporters about a variety of issues including the spending bills the Senate is currently working to get done. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his... Full story

 

Business digest —

Haying approval possible New Mexico farmers can gain approval for haying Conservation Reserve Program acres that will be converted from a Lovegrass, Bluestem or Klein grass to a native grass species cover, according to a press release from New...

 

County honored for clinic construction

Curry County was awarded a “Best Practices Award” at the 16th annual New Mexico Infrastructure and Finance Conference held last week in Albuquerque The award is for outstanding achievement in connection with the construction and completion of...

 

Iraq: The war that should never have been

It looks, finally, like U.S. troops will be leaving Iraq. According to President Barack Obama, the withdrawal means U.S. forces will be “home for the holidays,” fulfilling a campaign promise he made in 2008. No doubt the withdrawal will be a... Full story

 

New fire protection gear to be purchased for road department

The Roosevelt County Road Department will soon be fighting fires in new personal protection gear. The Roosevelt County Commission recently approved funding to purchase 15 wildland suits at about $325 a piece. “These guys go out there and they’re... Full story

 

Muleshoe woman dies in rollover

A Muleshoe woman was killed Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident near Bovina, according to the Texas Highway Patrol. According to the highway patrol: • Ernestina Bara, 29, was driving a 1999 Fort Expedition northbound on Farm-to-Market road...

 

Educators weigh in on school grading system

Staff and wire reports SANTA FE — Educators on Monday cautioned Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration against rushing the implementation of a new law that will assign grades A to F to rate the performance of public schools. Teachers, superint...

 

LSC football update, Oct. 31

Standings All Times MDT...

 

LSC football update, Oct. 31

Freedom New Mexico Standings All Times MDT...

 

City conducting siren maintenance (updated)

Benna Sayyed Don’t panic. It’s just a test. The Clovis/Curry County Office of Emergency Management will activate the city’s tornado warning sirens today to test a new siren at one of the city’s fire stations. The test is part of the installat... Full story

 

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