Hounds dominate Cardinals

ENMU senior guard Reggie Nelson shoots a layup over Incarnate Word 7-footer Ian Markolf during Saturday's Lone Star Conference men's game at Greyhound Arena. Nelson had a game-high 25 points in the Greyhounds' 75-57 victory. ENMU freshman Dylan Houlihan maneuvers around Incarnate Word senior Jordan Roddy during Saturday's Lone Star Conference men's game at Greyhound [...]

‘Behoove’ winning word at county spelling bee

Champion of the Roosevelt County Regional Spelling Bee Abigail Cameron, 10, holds up her new title for the audience. She's taking a break now but willll be back to studying in pursuit of the state champion title in March. These eight competitors in the senior division of the Roosevelt County Regional Spelling Bee were after [...]

Tuesday morning briefing: Open mic, a celebration, and counting presidents

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Talent search Friday is open mic night starting at 6 p.m. in the Latte Lounge at Mark’s Restaurant in Portales. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Musicians are encouraged to bring instruments. Information: 359-0857. Renovation celebration A Ribbon cutting 9 a.m. [...]

Monday morning briefing: Soup, tax help and the Lone Ranger

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Souper Bowl The Salvation Army’s annual Souper Bowl fundraiser is 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at the organization’s building in Clovis, 317 E. Second St. $5 gets you a choice of home cooked green chili stew, minestrone, posole or potato soup and… you [...]

Zias post solid win over Incarnate

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Dave Wagner Say one thing for first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Lindsey Wilson — she has the Zias playing at a high level as they head down the stretch. Clearly, ENMU played one of its better all-around games of the season Saturday, putting four players in double figures and never trailing in [...]

Zias post solid win over Incarnate

ENMU junior and Portales High grad Tara Johnson gets past Incarnate Word's Katy Cooke for a layup during Saturday's Lone Star Conference women's game against Incarnate Word at Greyhound Arena. Johnson finished with 10 points, including two 3-pointers. ENMU senior forward Precious Herrin shoots over Incarnate Word's Chloe Wallace Saturday's Lone Star Conference women's game [...]

Celebrate centennial by exploring state

Sitting at this particular computer, I am faced with a map of the northern New Mexico Mountains; the southwestern point is Albuquerque, and the northern border is about ten miles over the Colorado state line. As the map is topographical, it provides a great opportunity for placing oneself into the experience, with an imaginary journey [...]

Anniversaries —

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Welch [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Johnny and Fran Welch of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Creighton’s Town and Country meeting and conference room, 1704 S. Ave D, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by Angie and Brant Moore, Jeff and Doris Welch, Kevin Welch, [...]

School menus – Jan. 29

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Yogurt and cinnamon toast. Lunch — Oven baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, ww roll, seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Bean tostada and salsa, Spanish rice, mexi salad, mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and [...]

Anniversaries – Jan. 29

Welch [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Johnny and Fran Welch of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Creighton's Town and Country meeting and conference room, 1704 S. Ave D, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by Angie and Brant Moore, Jeff and Doris Welch, Kevin Welch, [...]