By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico The chairman of a House committee that approves funding for the military said Wednesday that Cannon Air Force Base’s future as a special operations wing is secure because of unconventional forces such as al-Qaida. U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, said special operations will remain the preferred way to take [...]
Freedom New Mexico Close to 25 percent of Roosevelt County’s registered voters have taken advantage of early voting, said Roosevelt County Clerk Janet Collins. “We have had days where more then 100 voters have cast their votes,” Collins said. “We have stayed continuously busy during early voting and expect the same for the last two [...]
Freedom New Mexico Clovis Community College’s Cultural Art Series is bringing Broadway to Clovis at 7 p.m. Nov. 8. at the Clovis Civic Center. David Geist, veteran pianist, will perform a medley of Broadway’s greatest hits with guest singer Kendra Lyons. Geist has worked on Broadway in a variety of capacities. He has worked as [...]
The Portales Daily News reported that 250 children at 18 schools in Roosevelt County were vaccinated during October against smallpox. During the process, it was discovered that many of the children had impetigo, a skin disease, causing actions to be made in controlling it.
A businessman from Hereford, Texas, was the only person injured in a collision between two cars near Elida on U.S. 70.
A talent show was held at Causey Community Building with music by Cecil Joiner and his band with refreshments provided by the “Home Economics Girls.”
Three parcels of land were designated for purchase by the Portales City Council under the Community Development grant program. Only one family was occupying a house in the grant area and plans were being made to help relocate the family.
Hick’s Automatic Laundry & Dry Cleaners ran an ad in the Portales News Tribune asking, “Have you tired our new coin-operated dry cleaners?”