Detective right for checking warrant status

If a police officer recognizes a convicted criminal, a man who has multiple aliases and convictions, and makes a phone call to see if that person has any outstanding federal warrants, it should go without saying that’s just good police work. Well, unless that man is an undocumented immigrant in a sanctuary city like Santa […]

McDonald: ‘Watchman’ historically insightful

Earlier this year, I wrote about the latest manuscript written by Harper Lee, author of the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird.” I was both excited and anxious about reading “Go Set a Watchman” since one of the central characters, Atticus Finch, reminds me of my own father. I wasn’t too excited about tarnishing the heroic […]

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Serving others central to pharmacy tech’s life

Lupita Rodriguez is the “little treasure” at CJ’s Pillbox in Portales. According to one reader, she goes over and beyond her duties to help customers and is very patient and understanding. Rodriguez, a six-year pharmacy technician at CJ’s Pillbox in Portales, loves her customers and pays special attention to their needs. Rodriguez takes the extra […]

Terry: More hiding in our closets than clothes

We’ve all got one. They take our clothes and won’t give them back. Messy and unkempt, we despise them. No, I’m not talking about younger siblings. I’m talking about closets. Over the years my wife and I have moved often enough that we’ve never bothered to clean out our closets until we’re in the process […]

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