First area settler was part of national scandal

By Ruth Burns, Special to the PNT Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles about two of Roosevelt County’s earliest settlers, Doak Good and Jim Newman. The other two articles will appear in future Sunday editions in June. It is an interesting fact that a Washington scandal involving a U.S. Senator from Arkansas […]

Creative Living features gift ideas

Information on gift making and products from the beehive will be the featured topics on “Creative Living”

Engagement: Robbins/Perryman

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Bethany Robbins of Atlanta, Ga., and Bryan Perryman of Atlanta, Ga., announce their approaching marriage. The couple will exchange vows at 5:30 p.m. June 28, 2008, at the Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe. The reception will be held at La Casa Sena Restaurant. The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard and Laura Robbins of Portales. […]

Engagement: Baros/Short

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Lee and Laura Baros of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Annamaria Baros of Portales, to Micah Short of Portales, son of Page Short and Kaila Nixon of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. June 28, 2008, at the Church of God in Portales. A reception will follow […]

Engagement: Flen/Stroik

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Wylie and Becky Flen of Portales announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Amy Flen of Portales, to Darrin Stroik of Portales, son of Mike and Norma Stroik of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. July 5, 2008, at the Campus Union Ballroom at Eastern New Mexico University. A reception will follow […]

Wesley Martin earns Eagle Scout rank

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Wesley Martin, 17, was honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor by Boy Scout Troop 18 on May 18 at First United Methodist Church of Portales. Martin joined Cub Scout Pack 11 at age 6 and earned its highest award, the Arrow of Light. He has been active in Boy Scout troops in Japan, […]

Community Calendar week of June 1

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 keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Sunday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m. […]

Golfers count on lucky charms

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By Liliana Castillo and Mickey Winfield: Freedom New Mexico For some golfers, the game cannot go on unless they have their lucky putter or a special divot tool. For a group of regulars at Clovis Municipal Golf Course, it’s mostly about the company they keep. The fivesome graced the golf course Friday afternoon, because Friday […]

19th SOS establishes detachment at Cannon Air Force Base

AFSOC training unit stationed at Cannon

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. – The Air Force Special Operations Command unit responsible for training aircrews in special operations airframes established a detachment at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, May 10.