Hounds clinch playoff berth

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Clayton Young went to high school in Canyon, Texas. He considered playing for the hometown Buffaloes, but decided to go southwest to Portales. If the senior left fielder held grudges, Saturday was the time to do it. But that’s not the story for Young, who singled during a season-saving […]

Hounds defense dominates at Green-Silver scrimmage

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico As the saying goes, defense wins championships. For Eastern New Mexico University, it was more than enough to win a scrimmage. A veteran Greyhound defense showed experience mattered as it ran up a 42-3 halftime lead, and settled for a 57-51 win in the team’s Green-Silver Scrimmage after a […]

Wedding

Encinias Amanda LeAnn Southern of Clovis and Phillip Ray Encinias of Clovis were joined in marriage March 7, 2009 in Portales. The Rev. Deacon Fred Arnold performed the candlelight double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Judy Southern and Max Baca of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of Rubel and Judith Encinias […]

Floyd Menu

Monday: Breakfast — Quesadilla, cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch — Poor man’s steak, green beans, roll, applesauce, milk, salad bar for MS and HS. Tuesday: Breakfast — Ham n’ cheese, hot pocket, cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch — Baked ham, mashed potatoes, cream gravy, peas, apricots, milk, salad bar MS and HS. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

CSC Menu

Monday: Baked ham, broccoli with cheese, roll, margarine, pineapple upside-down cake. Tuesday: Beef tips, rice, broccoli, green salad, dressing, wheat roll, margarine, pears. Wednesday: Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, angel food cake. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat roll, margarine, apple cobbler. Friday: Tuna casserole, wild rice, buttered squash, […]

On the shelves

8th Confession is the exhilarating newest chapter in the Women’s Murder Club series serving up a double dose of twists and revelations.

PHS News: Freshman registration scheduled

PHS Counseling Staff will visit Portales Junior High School Friday, May 1, to begin the enrollment process for 8th grade students entering Portales High School for the 2009 – 2010 school year.

Drive-in movies dredge up memories

By Karl Terry: PNT columnist The slightest cue can spark a moment of nostalgia for me these days, such as the sight of a step van reminding me of going to the drive-in movie in a bread truck. I guess the first thing to do is make sure those under 35 or so know what […]

Story behind sensation inspiring

By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist I have a new hero. Her name is Susan Boyle and I love her. Even worse, like a middle school girl enamored with her idol, I want to be just like Susan Boyle, maybe with a different haircut or plucked eyebrows, but nonetheless I emulate her fearlessness, strength and confidence. […]

Cramdown would slow housing recovery

Freedom New Mexico As the ineffable H.L. Mencken once put it, “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” An example now working its way through the Senate is the proposal, embraced by President Barack Obama and passed (in a worse version) by the House to allow bankruptcy judges […]

ENMU regents to meet Tuesday

PNT Staff Report The Board of Regents meets 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Eastern New Mexico University in the Campus Union Building. Regents will consider tenure approval for faculty at Roswell, the fall academic calendar and new programs. Also on the agenda are a weight training facility, electrical distribution project and an identity theft policy. The […]

Residents adjusting to traffic changes

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By Eric Butler: FNM correspondent Lori Bollema knows some Portales residents have struggled to adjust to a new stop sign that has halted northeast-bound traffic on 2nd Street at Main. From her vantage point at the Bread Basket, she still sees motorists drive straight through the stop sign. And it’s been more than two months […]

April 26 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were filed from April 20 through April 21 in Roosevelt County. • Nicole M. Duarte, 25, to Geronimo Rodriguez, 26, both of Portales. • Jamie M. Faubus, 29, of Roswell, to Shawn Castaldi, 36, both of Portales.

April 26 Police Blotter

April 4 • 8:07 a.m., West N.M. 236. A caller said there was a calf in the middle of the road on N.M. Hwy. 236 that could be a traffic problem. April 6• 11:56 p.m. South Avenue B. A caller reported his vehicle stolen from in front of the city library. • 12:30 p.m. Police […]

DA’s office hosting breakfast

Freedom New Mexico The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office is hosting its annual community breakfast Monday as part of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. Chuck Schoville, a career law enforcement official and son of a murder victim is the guest speaker. He’ll talk

Bracing for growth

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By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico The communities in Curry and Roosevelt counties are well positioned to take on growth, but will need to expand in health care, education and housing sectors, according to planners. Albuquerque-based Keystone International consultants are finishing the Local Growth Management Plan, which the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment […]

ENMU athletic director search narrowed to four

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its athletic director search to four finalists, according to a university press release. Mike Maguire, who served as ENMU’s athletic director for seven years, will be reassigned to a teaching and fundraising position after seven years at the AD post. University president Steven Gamble said the […]

April 27, 1950

More than 500 jackrabbits were killed in a “hunting drive” in Pep on the first drive of the hunting season. Starting at 9 a.m., the hunt consisted of 18 drives, and 60-70 people participated.

April 26, 1982

Teleprompter Cable TV of Portales changed its name to Group W Cable after

April 25, 1967

Roosevelt County Treasurer