Portales (United States)

Type: City
Name: Portales (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 34.18
Longitude: -103.349998
population: 11,035
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Some areas get more rain than others

Lillian Bowe: Staff photoTuesday’s flooding had drivers avoiding cones washed up from construction on South Knoxville Street.Staff reportClovis and Portales received nearly one inch of rain each during Tuesday morning’s thunderstorms.Although scattered ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fabulous Food Plant: October 2008

Market conditions pushed Fresherized Foods to get back to basics thisyear, but the innovator in high pressure processing expects to emerge evenstronger in global guacamole production. Skyrocketing raw-material costs, a slumping economy, difficulties of ... [Published Food Engineering - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Are we there yet?

Christina Calloway: Staff photoU.S. 70 project officials are projecting the end of September as the completion date for the near three-year project. State officials say they can’t remember a project that took so long to complete. Construction workers ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

80 years, immortality and snake dancing

By David StevensEditorDavid StevensEight things you might not know about Eastern New Mexico University, which celebrates its 80th birthday this year.• Actor-musician Ronny Cox — the ill-fated dueling banjo player in “Deliverance” — may be Eastern’s most ... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Six ENMU players earn preseason All-American honors

Staff reportPORTALES — Six members of the 2014 Eastern New Mexico University football squad have garnered preseason All-America status from USA College Football Division II All-American.Three of the players were first-team selections — running back Jordan ... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s have some fun, Portales

Betty WilliamsonBy Betty WilliamsonLocal columnistPortales is throwing a big outdoor party next week and Mayor Sharon King is hoping to pack the lawn area in front of Eastern New Mexico University’s administration building for the event.Amarillo television ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Street facelift planned

Christina Calloway: Staff photoThis stretch of 18th Street in Portales, from Avenue O to U.S. 70, will be rehabilitated soon. The cost of the project is a little less than $75,000.By ChristinaCallowaySenior Writerccalloway@pntonline.comPortales resident ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Meetings watch — July 16

Portales City CouncilHere are three things you should know about Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting:• Council approved Mayor Sharon King to sign a cooperative agreement with the New Mexico Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2014-2015’s ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. banks mired in trading doldrums

A major engine for profits at the largest U.S. banks is sputtering as tranquil markets and increasing regulation squeeze trading revenues.A new round of bank earnings kicks off Friday with a second-quarter report from Wells Fargo & Co. Analysts believe ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday closures — July 4

The following businesses, schools and government agencies in Portales will be closed today for the Fourth of July holiday:• City of Portales offices• Portales Public Library• Portales Recreation Center• Eastern New Mexico University• Roosevelt County ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lower gross receipts attributed to slow construction year

By Christina CallowaySenior writerccalloway@pntonline.comThe city’s revenue fund came up short this fiscal year from what was projected in the budget but the Portales city manager said the reason why may surprise some.With gross receipts taxes making ... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

From whence we came

Lillian BoweStaff writerlbowe@pntonline.comCelebrating Roosevelt County’s heritage was the focal point of Saturday’s 30th annual Heritage Days Celebration at City Park.A fun run, parade, car show, concerts and vendors brought the community out to celebrate ... [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jun 22 2014]

Quotes

"If the U S follows the lead of Asia, I would anticipate a high-speed rail route eventually," Condrey said. "It would make more sense to go over this terrain rather than the mountainous areas in the north."
...In February 1862 he took Fort Henry and attacked Fort Donelson. When the Confederate commander asked for terms, Grant replied, "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted." The Confederates surrendered, and President Lincoln promoted Grant to major general of volunteers
...he went along, Snow assembled sufficient evidence to allow the convictions of five generals for their roles in mass abduction, torture and murder. "Bones make great witnesses, they speak softly but they never forget and they never lie" he said

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Some areas get more rain than others [Published PortalesNewsTribune - 11 hours ago]
Rain soaks area [Published Clovis News Journal - 14 hours ago]
Fabulous Food Plant: October 2008 [Published Food Engineering - Jul 29 2014]
Police blotter — July 27 [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 27 2014]
Are we there yet? [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 27 2014]
80 years, immortality and snake dancing [Published Clovis News Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Six ENMU players earn preseason All-American ho... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Cloaking Inequity: New Research: Vouchers Incre... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jul 18 2014]
Pronews 7 Investigates: Behind Bars in Clovis [Published ConnectAmarillo.com - Jul 18 2014]
County commission wants Amtrak to come to Belen [Published Valencia County News-Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Chautauqua will continue through Saturday evening [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Let’s have some fun, Portales [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 17 2014]
Street facelift planned [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 17 2014]
Meetings watch — July 16 [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 16 2014]
On the Shelves — July 13 [Published Clovis News Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Police blotter — July 11 [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 11 2014]
U.S. banks mired in trading doldrums [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 10 2014]
Holiday closures — July 4 [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 04 2014]
Police blotter — July 1 [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jul 01 2014]
Creative Living — Boil in a bag tips on new show [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jun 29 2014]
Lower gross receipts attributed to slow constru... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jun 29 2014]
Snakes on the plains [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jun 25 2014]
Board approves new superintendent’s contract [Published Clovis News Journal - Jun 25 2014]
From whence we came [Published PortalesNewsTribune - Jun 22 2014]
Annual Heritage Days Festival offers events for... [Published Clovis News Journal - Jun 21 2014]
Clyde Snow [Published Telegraph - May 19 2014]
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