Remodeling tips features on show

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on making a pillow headboard, remodeling and food budgeting will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Judy Novella is with Fairfield Processing Corp., and she will show how to make a pillow headboard and easy throw pillows using patterns you can […]

Angelo holds off Hounds

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Reggie Nelson won the battle. LaMarshall Corbett and Angelo State won the war. Corbett scored 27 points to lead four Rams in double figures and had a key three-point play in Angelo State’s 92-88 squeaker over Eastern New Mexico University Saturday night at Greyhound Arena. Derrick Webster added 16 […]

Library programs

• Love to write? The Teen Writing Group will meet on 4:30 p.m. Feb. 2. This group of teens in grades 6 through 12 meets every month to discuss writing technique, share writing samples, and give support. • Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with a repeat on Thursday night at 6 p.m. […]

1-30 Public record

The following cases were closed in the Roosevelt County Magistrate Court from Dec. 22 to Jan. 7. Dec. 22 • Olivia Anchondo, 35, was found guilty of abandonment of a child. She was sentenced to 364 days, with 264 days suspended; 364 days supervised probation; complete a course aimed at addressing child care issues; and […]

PRMC provides region’s sole obstetrics department

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By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Plains Regional Medical Center has a unique distinction among the hospitals that dot eastern New Mexico and neighboring West Texas towns — they are the sole facility with an active obstetrics department. Dr. Bruce Cross, who has been practicing obstetrics in Clovis for 22 years, said that obstetrics department […]

Angelo State overtakes Zias

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Everything aligned for a Zia victory Saturday night. Somebody forgot to tell Leah LeMaire and Angelo State. LeMaire hit 1-of-2 free throws with 2.3 seconds left, and the visiting Rambelles rallied in the final minutes to steal a 64-62 victory in a Lone Star Conference South Division […]

Lobos beat TCU for 20th win

The Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Darington Hobson scored 19 points with some key second-half baskets and No. 23 New Mexico stretched its winning streak to six games with a 73-57 victory over TCU on Saturday. Plagued by turnovers, pesky TCU was still close until Hobson scored consecutive baskets for the Lobos (20-3, 6-2 […]

ENMU BASEBALL: Hounds hope depth is OK

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico You need 23, and you’ll need at least 18 to do it. That’s the math longtime Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Phil Clabaugh is hoping for, as a thinned-down squad seeks its second-straight Lone Star Conference tournament berth. Last year’s squad, which finished 28-28, won three of four […]

Monday morning briefing: A brush with the president

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing. Video of the day Check out Clovis High School senior Randy Miller talking about his trip to the State of the Union address in D.C. last week. Miller says he took a wrong turn and almost bumped into the president. Honorable mentioning Jeanette Everette of […]

Press Release: Champion bull rider in Clovis

Tuff Hedeman is coming to Clovis!!

Elida students raise money for teacher

By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer Elida students brought together baked goodies and good will to help a well-loved teacher recently. Elida High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes held a baked goods auction at the Jan. 22 Dora/Elida basketball game and raised $6,400 for agriculture teacher Rod Savage. Savage was diagnosed with kidney problems about […]

Heartland care center planning therapy room

PNT Staff Reports Heartland Continuing Care Center is remodeling what used to be a hospital emergency room on its campus to become a therapy room for residents and other community members. Administrator Joann Tweedy said the area would provide a simulated living space for physical, occupational, speech and restorative therapy with inpatient and outpatient services.

1-31 blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Jan. 22-29, according to call logs: Jan. 23: • At 12:01 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of North Boston Avenue reported a threat to the caller’s 16-year-old daughter on a My Space Web site. • At 4:26 p.m., a caller in the 1900 block of […]

PJHS student wins county spelling bee for second time

By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Hard work and study paid off for the winners of Saturday’s annual Roosevelt County Spelling Bee at Eastern New Mexico University. A dozen Roosevelt County students competed in the event. Winners included Portales Junior High School seventh-grader Mathew Sanchez, 12, who competed in the senior division, and Floyd Elementary […]

District Attorney Matt Chandler mulls attorney general run

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico District Attorney Matt Chandler says he plans to decide this week if he will be a candidate for New Mexico Attorney General. Chandler, 34, a Republican in his second term as the 9th Judicial District Attorney, said he is going over the decision with his family. “Over the past […]

Girl scouts prepare for cookie drive

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By Chris Schmaedeke: Freedom New Mexico The middle of January means one thing to most cookie lovers: It is time to get their hands on some Girl Scout Cookies. The Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails have been selling cookies in Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties since Jan. 15. The troops, which consist of 250 […]

Snow days always memorable

By Karl Terry: FNM Correspondent Snow day — those words always sounded so good. We always used to get up early on snowy mornings and turn the radio up loud so we wouldn’t miss the proclamation that the weather was just too bad to hold school. Actually I don’t ever remember missing a school closure […]

Computer help comes at high cost

By Glenda Price: State columnist A gremlin lives in my computer. I’ve named him Elmer. We get along fine for awhile, then one day he says, “You’ve been doing really well, Glenda. Too good for my liking, so I’m gonna mess you up.” And he does. His little attacks usually are sneaky, and more irksome […]

Obama’s vision profoundly unsustainable

Freedom New Mexico President Obama’s first State of the Union address Wednesday night answered the big question pundits were asking resoundingly. In the face of setbacks and growing opposition, in the face of the cap-and-trade energy bill being considered effectively dead, in the face of the loss of a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, in […]

Student picked to attend state of union address

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By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico A Clovis High School student was chosen out of 212 students to attend the State of the Union Address. Randy Miller, who was in Washington D.C. with the Close Up Program, was chosen by Congressman Ben Ray Lujan to attend the speech by President Barack Obama. The Close Up […]