Oct. 30, 1951

• Maley & Son Motor Co. advertised a 1949 Plymouth 4-door with heater for $1,150. They also had a black 1949 Nash Super with just 26,000 miles and white wall tires for the same price • Paul Bryant, 11-year-old son of A.L. French of Elida showed the grand champion Hereford sire at the Roosevelt County [...]

Kingsville holds on to beat Hounds

Freedom New Mexico KINGSVILLE, Texas — Redshirt freshman quarterback David Garza threw for 310 yards and five touchdowns and Texas A&M-Kingsville held on late for a 38-35 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night in a Lone Star Conference South Division football game. The Javelinas (2-7, 1-3 South) ended an 11-game division losing [...]

Portales soccer season ends; Rams tie Ruidoso 2-2

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By Mickey Winfield, PNT Staff Writer The Rams and Lady Rams had mixed results in their final games of the season Saturday afternoon at the Ram soccer pitch. The Lady Rams (3-11-1) fell 8-0 to Ruidoso, while the boys tied the Warriors 2-2. “It was a good game,” Ram volunteer coach Grant Shanahan said. “Best [...]

Midwestern State hands Zias three-game loss

Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior middle blocker Krissa Johnson and sophomore middle blocker Alysha Pritt combined for 25 kills — matching the entire Eastern New Mexico University total — as Midwestern State handed the Zias a 30-23, 30-22, 30-16 Lone Star Conference volleyball loss on Saturday. The Mustangs (24-4, 8-2 LSC) bounced [...]

Officials look to curb truancy

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Fostering excitement, representatives from the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s office presented a program at Valencia Elementary School that focused on abolishing chronic truancy. “It’s all about the kids,” said Ben Cross, trial attorney with the district attorney’s office. Also in attendance were members of the Portales Rams sports teams, [...]

Pills won’t cure you if you’re a hypochondriac

By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor We turn on the television and as sure as the next commercial break, we’ll hear about a new pill for an ailment we’re convinced we must have suddenly come down with. If we didn’t have restless leg syndrome this time last month, watch a few hundred commercials with people [...]

Fires don’t care if you’re famous

By Anita Doberman: PNT Columnist I followed with great interest and apprehension the California fires, not only because I fear any kind of atmospheric phenomenon, but because I empathized with those who lost their homes and left behind their possessions. Having lived in hurricane prone areas for a few years, I know that it can [...]

Shakeri doesn’t let cynicism win, despite injustices

Freedom New Mexico If anybody has a right to have developed a bitter attitude toward the Iranian regime and perhaps even to have decided there’s just no talking to those people, it would be Ali Shakeri. Shakeri is the Iranian-American businessman who was snatched out of the Tehran airport more than four months ago and [...]

Oct. 28, 2007 Public Record

The following dispositions were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: • Marvin E. Chapin, 51, of Melrose and Terrell M. Thompson, 64, of Clovis. • William F. Fogg, 48, and Nancy L. Werner, 28, both of Portales.

Oct. 28, 2007 Briefs

Turkey dinner set for Nov. 4 The Elida United Methodist Women’s annual turkey dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Elida High School cafeteria. The menu includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, rolls, pumpkin pie and beverage. Take-outs are available. Cost is $6 for [...]