Freedom New Mexico Today’s focus: Ms. C Household members: 3 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “Ms. C” recently got married and is struggling. She knows they won’t be able to afford any groceries or presents for her child.
The Census Bureau cannot go out and count every man, woman and child each year. Instead, it uses statistical models and a multitude of data sources to estimate the nation’s population down to the smallest geography. The data here is sorted in descending order by the overall population change from 2000 to 2006. Click on [...]
By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Guard Aaron Arango hit 8-of-12 shots from 3-point range and scored 26 points Thursday night, lifting Northeastern State to a 71-58 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night at Greyhound Arena. Northeastern State (1-4), coming in averaging 57 points and shooting [...]
By Mickey Winfield, Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Northeastern State was hot, The Zias were not. After winning five of its first seven games, Eastern New Mexico University lost its second consecutive game, dropping a 78-51 Lone Star Conference women’s crossover to Northeastern State Thursday at Greyhound Arena. The Zias (5-3) built an early 18-12 [...]
By Eric Butler, Freedom Correspondent Throw out names like Bob Crane and Roger Moore and people might think you’re talking about an early 1970s star-filled movie. In Portales, those names have an entirely different connotation to some residents. And for those, fond memories are bound to pop up. As the football team at Portales High [...]
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer In memory of her grandmother, a young woman from Portales has recorded a CD of Spanish and English Christmas songs. Twenty-one-year-old Falan Duran said Connie Sisneros, her grandmother who died in January, loved music and held Christmas as a favorite holiday. “It was never about gifts for her; it [...]
Today’s focus: Ms. T Household members: 5 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “Ms. T” won’t have enough money to buy her children gifts. Her holiday hopes: To be able to put presents underneath their Christmas tree. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes XL and 12. Boys pants sizes 38 and 12. Boys shoe sizes 9 and 2. [...]