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Articles from the December 29, 2012 edition

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Local charities use gifts efficiently

One day remains to make a charitable gift that benefits others, make you feel good for your actions, and allows you to take a tax deduction for 2012. A new tax year starts Tuesday. When you make a gift, give with confidence to Curry and Roosevelt...

 

Editorial: Real ID Act step down slippery slope

You wait in line, oftentimes for hours, at the New Mexico Department of Motor Vehicles office to obtain a driver's license. After all, it's the state's exclusive business to ensure that you meet the requirements set down to qualify for a license,...

 

Their view: Senate should pass House proposal to avoid fiscal cliff

Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson issued the following statement urging the Senate to act on legislation that would avert the fiscal cliff of tax increases on every American: "Although the Senate has passed legislation that...

 

Year in Review - Police faced setbacks

Editor's note: This is one of a series on top stories in the PNT coverage area in 2012. To say that 2012 was a bit of a rough year for the Portales Police Department would be a major understatement. By the time fall turned to winter, the Portales PD... Full story

 

Year in Review - Prayer divided city

Editor's note: This is one of a series on top stories in the PNT coverage area in 2012. In mid-September, Portales' city leagues Sports Director Mike Doerr told the Portales News Tribune that coach-led prayer would no longer be allowed at games... Full story

 

My Turn - Resolve must be strong in 2013

This year I am determined to keep all 10 New Year's resolutions. Last year I only kept three: Not bad for a batting average, but not stellar when the ones kept were exercising five more minutes per week, saving $5 more per month and eating five fewer...

 

Events Calendar - Dec. 30

Today Zamora Team Roping — 9:30 a.m., Curry County Events Center. #11 World Series qualifier, #10 World Series qualifier, #9 World Series qualifier. Information: 505-469-4388. Monday Steven Watson Memorial New Years Eve Ranch Rodeo — 2 p.m.,...

 

Technology has pampered our progress

Grandpa Tommy was reminiscing, "It's a shame everybody couldn't go through the Great Depression. I know what he meant. I think. He didn't mean it like "It's a shame everybody hadn't been in a concentration camp or had polio." He was remarking that...

 

Holiday Closures - Dec. 30

The following businesses will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Years Day: American Heritage Bank Bank of America Bank of Clovis Cannon Federal Credit Union Citizens Bank James Polk Stone Community Bank New Mexico Bank & Trust U.S. Bank Western... Full story

 

Area road closure information - Dec. 30

Area road construction Curry County continues to patch potholes on roads throughout the county. Please, be aware of workers and posted speed limit signs. Constructors, Inc. remains on First and Second streets in Portales. On First Street, the north...

 

ENMU basketball squads return to action

Andrew Helton would certainly like to have a better record than 5-6 at this point in the season, but he says it's all relative. JOSHUA LUCERO: CMI correspondent ENMU redshirt freshman guard Ashlee...

 

Rams beat Littlefield for third place

LITTLEFIELD — After a busy early-season schedule, the Portales Rams are about to get a little rest. Junior Zach Campbell scored off an inbounds play with three seconds left Saturday night, and PHS notched a 55-53 victory over host Littlefield in...

 

Our people: Goody two shoes

Jamie Rose started collecting exotic shoes about two years ago. Benna Sayyed: CMI staff photo Jamie Rose, executive assistant to the Portales Police chief, works at her desk Friday at the Portales... Full story

 

Holidays can bring out best, worst in people

T he season between Thanksgiving and Epiphany, which roughly defines the holiday season, seems to bring out both the best and the worst. Needless to say, I'm not writing of the shopping mall in Oregon or the Newtown school shootings; those are too...

 

'Smart' devices mystifying

This will no doubt go down in family history as the "Get Smart" Christmas. No, it had nothing to do with Don Adams as Agent 86 Maxwell Smart. Though it did have a little in common with his clever shoe phone. My wife and I got smart phones and my mom...

 

On the shelves - Dec. 30

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Russell Lee's FSA Photographs of Chamisal and Peñasco, New Mexico" by William Wroth was given by Encanto Garden Club in memory of Elsie Dean. A photographer for the Farm Security...

 

Hounds, Zias return from holiday break

Andrew Helton would certainly like to have a better record than 5-6 at this point in the season, but he says it's all relative. "We're better than our team was a year ago, and we were 9-4 (at this point)," the fourth-year Eastern New Mexico...

 

Senior happenings - Dec. 30

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos, Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 10:30...

 

Engagements - Dec. 30

Harrison-Cogdell Harrison-Cogdell Doug and Lisa Harrison of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Holly Harrison of Lubbock, to Cooper Cogdell of Lubbock, son of...

 

Creative Living: Quick, easy recipes featured on show

Information on preparing quick and easy recipes and designing and fitting strapless gowns will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Connie Moyers is the Extension Home... Full story

 

Community Calendar - Dec. 30

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday's paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please... Full story

 

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