ENMU Briefs, Sept. 24

Storyteller to share Hispanic talesHispanic Affairs at Eastern New Mexico University and the New Mexico Humanities Council are sponsoring Paulette Atencio, a professional bilingual storyteller and publisher of authentic stories, to share some traditional northern New Mexico stories that she heard growing up while living in Pe

Floyd News, Sept. 24

TransitionsBirthdays and AnniversariesWednesday — Fred PattersonFriday — Christy Rippee Gainer; Chek RippeeMonday — Cress Harvey Upcoming EventsSeniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. See Sunday’s PNT for Floyd school news.

Financial rescue plan must not allow undue risk

Freedom Communications Last week the financial industry was exposed as much more vulnerable to what might have seemed like ephemeral economic developments than almost anybody — including most in the industry — imagined. The supposedly wise people of Washington are huddling to come up with a plan to “stabilize” the markets that will undoubtedly cost [...]

Baseball’s Griffey still scores with fans

Kevin Wilson The Kid could do no wrong. For baseball fans who grew up in the 1990s, Ken Griffey Jr. was the best baseball player in the world. He homered in his first major league at-bat, and followed with numbers so prolific you wondered when, not if, he’d pass Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron. Griffey [...]

Sept. 26, 1965

El Llano Archaeology Society opened an exhibit at the Portales National Bank displaying spear points, knives and other artifacts found at

Sept. 25, 1956

“They Won’t Forget,” starring

Sept. 24, 1942

Mrs. Walker Hubbard, matron of a local children’s home, was the guest speaker at the Women’s Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church meeting, stressing the value a “women has in preparing her children to meet the problems of the world in the future.”

Sept. 23, 1956

Portales Drug ran an ad in the Portales Daily News, advertising a new lipstick that “won’t come off on cigarettes!”

Greyhound cowboys claim third place

Freedom New Mexico Junior cowboy Cole Jackson helped the Eastern New Mexico Greyhound rodeo team secure a third place finish at the weekend’s College Daze Rodeo at Portales’ Lewis Cooper Arena. “Really and truly, I thought the boys team had a good rodeo,” first-year ENMU rodeo coach Albert Finn said. West Texas College took first [...]

It’s Their Job: Danette McGuire

Name: Danette McGuire Job: Career development coordinator, a new position at the Counseling and Career Services at Eastern New Mexico University. Background: McGuire attended New Mexico State University and earned her bachelor’s degree in family science and master’s degree in agricultural education. She worked in the youth development field for 15 years. Time on the [...]