Today's News

  • Thumbs Nov. 27, 2015

    For the second time in three seasons, the Memorial Middle School football team finished 7-0 under head coach Richard Martinez. The young Cardinals won most of this year’s games decisively, including a 38-8 win over St. Michael’s.


  • Thankful for the generations that constitute a family

    ROSWELL — As you get older, you get more used to death. At the very least, you become familiar with seeing your elders pass on.

    Death can be painful, oftentimes more so for the ones left behind. It’s a tragedy when a loved one’s life is cut short; for parents, the loss of a child must be the worst. Thankfully, I haven’t gone through that, but I can imagine how incredibly heartwrenching it is.

  • Looking Back Nov. 27, 2015

    Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1965 — The First National Bank in Las Vegas has just completed mailing out over $37,000 in Christmas Club checks to 268 Las Vegans who were able to put aside a small weekly payment so that they would be able to receive this extra money during the Christmas shopping season. Weekly deposits by these individuals ranged from as low as 25 cents to $10 a week or more, with the greatest number of customers paying in $5 each week.

  • Weather Nov. 27, 2015


    HIGH 27° / LOW 17°

    Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

    6:48 a.m. to 4:49 p.m.



    HIGH 38° / LOW 23°

    A slight chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

    6:49 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

  • Students of the month - Nov. 27, 2015
  • Noticias Nov. 27, 2015

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  • Qué Pasa Nov. 27. 2015


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  • Cards face No. 1 Portales

    Portales is 11-0, the No. 1 ranked team in Class 4A football and already owns one regular-season win over No. 4 Robertson.

    Saturday at Cardinal Stadium, RHS will be looking to make all that irrelevant. Kickoff for their state semifinal is set for 1 p.m.


  • Slow start hurts Cowgirl hoopsters

    Giulia Simioni and Michelle Traynham scored 20 points apiece Tuesday night, but it wasn’t enough to stake New Mexico Highlands to a win over visiting Eastern New Mexico.

  • No Jackets required


    Head coach Jose Medina changed up the defense a bit in the second half. But in truth, hustle points were the biggest factor that allowed West Las Vegas to swat away a pesky Clayton Yellow Jackets team on Tuesday night in the girls’ basketball season opener at Gillie Lopez Gym.

    West won 59-38, but the game was considerably closer most of the evening. It was tied 9-9 after one quarter and West led by a single point, 26-25, at halftime.