Cannon construction

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Xavier Lockley Pergola at the Drop Zone By 27th SOW Public Affairs As Cannon Air Force Base, continues to grow, various construction projects have been implemented to accommodate the base’s rapidly growing demands. The 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided the information and […]

Commentary: Band holds special meaning for couple

Courtesy photo The Caffreys with the Oak ridge Boys in 2004. A Cannon Air Force Base couple was able to reunite with one of their favorite music groups, and capture a photograph they had been chasing for seven years. Tech Sgt. Ed Caffrey and his wife Tyleen, had a backstage meeting with The Oak Ridge […]

Our towns: Farwell family-oriented community

Cannon Connections: Alisa Boswell The Old Country Store in Farwell is owned and operated by the Koehn family. The store sells homemade clothes, knick knacks and food, such as muffins, burritos and lasagna. Cyrus Koehn referred to Farwell residents as friendly, down-to-earth people. Alisa Boswell Along with many of the smaller communities in eastern New […]

Commentary: Band holds special meaning for couple

The Caffreys with the Oak ridge Boys in 2004. The Caffreys with all of the Oak ridge Boys in 2012. A Cannon Air Force Base couple was able to reunite with one of their favorite music groups, and capture a photograph they had been chasing for seven years. Tech Sgt. Ed Caffrey and his wife […]

Our towns: Farwell family-oriented community

The Old Country Store in Farwell is owned and operated by the Koehn family. The store sells homemade clothes, knick knacks and food, such as muffins, burritos and lasagna. Cyrus Koehn referred to Farwell residents as friendly, down-to-earth people. Along with many of the smaller communities in eastern New Mexico, bordering town, Farwell, Texas, is […]

Event listings: Jan. 27

All times Mountain

Event listings: Jan. 27

All times Mountain Today-Sunday "Bits and Pieces" by Sara Winton-Luscombe Clovis Community College Eula Mae Edwards Museum/Gallery 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Today and Saturday Dance Tech: Artistry in Motion Spring Concert 8 p.m. Charles E. Maedgen, Jr. Theatre (west entrance), 18th St. between Boston and Flint Ave., Lubbock Tickets: $10 for individuals and $5 for students […]

Movie schedule: Jan. 27 — Jan. 29

Friday 7 p.m. — Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, PG-13

Movie schedule: Jan. 27 – Jan. 29

Friday 7 p.m. — Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, PG-13 Saturday 4 p.m. — Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, PG-13 7 p.m. — Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, PG-13 Sunday 4 p.m. — Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, PG-13 7 p.m. — Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, PG-13 Admission is $.99 Information: 784-3331

What's Happening: Jan. 27 — Feb. 2

Friday Pre-Deployment Briefings 11 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center Friday Social Hour and Snacks 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone Family Bowl-a-Rama 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes DZ After Dark 9 p.m. Drop Zone

What's Happening: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Friday Pre-Deployment Briefings 11 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center Friday Social Hour and Snacks 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone Family Bowl-a-Rama 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes DZ After Dark 9 p.m. Drop Zone Saturday Club Tech 2 p.m. Youth Center Performing Arts Field Trip "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" 5:45 p.m. Youth Center Cosmic Family Fun […]

Sweet Home New Mexico: Remembering fallen hero

Courtesy photo Senior Airman Mark Forester A few columns back, I mentioned a family friend of ours that was an Air Force combat controller who was killed in Afghanistan while conducting combat operations in September 2010. The country needs to know of its many fallen heroes. Today, you will learn about one. Senior Airman Mark […]

Sweet Home New Mexico: Remembering fallen hero

Senior Airman Mark Forester A few columns back, I mentioned a family friend of ours that was an Air Force combat controller who was killed in Afghanistan while conducting combat operations in September 2010. The country needs to know of its many fallen heroes. Today, you will learn about one. Senior Airman Mark A. Forester […]

Daring raid frees hostages

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP — Held captive since last fall, an ailing American woman and a Danish man will soon be safely on their way home after a bold, dark-of-night rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs. The commandos slipped into a Somali encampment, shot and killed nine captors and whisked the hostages to freedom. The raid’s success […]

Daring raid frees hostages

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP — Held captive since last fall, an ailing American woman and a Danish man will soon be safely on their way home after a bold, dark-of-night rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs. The commandos slipped into a Somali encampment, shot and killed nine captors and whisked the hostages to freedom. The raid's success […]

Thursday morning briefing: Cleaning up, citizen police and down under

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Scoop the poop For the convenience of those who walk pets on campus, Eastern New Mexico University has installed four pet waste stations. Each station provides bags and a trash can. They are located by the Administration Building, Campus Bookstore, between the Campus Union […]

Officials hope measure will keep Tres Amigas headquarters in state

New Mexico state officials are encouraging House Bill 116, which will change tax laws involving electricity, because the bill is a deciding factor in Tres Amigas building the operating facility for their power grid in New Mexico. State officials are pushing a new legislative bill that would change tax laws because they believe it will […]

Officials hope measure will keep Tres Amigas headquarters in state

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Alisa Boswell State officials are pushing a new legislative bill that would change tax laws because they believe it will encourage Tres Amigas to build their headquarters in eastern New Mexico rather than west Texas. Tres Amigas is planning to build a power grid near Clovis that will connect North America’s two major power grids […]

Ticket feature: Church holding annual sausage dinner

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Freedom New Mexico St. Ann’s Catholic Church of Bovina is holding its annual German sausage dinner 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (CST) Sunday in the Parish Hall. The St. Ann’s Catholic Church Annual Sausage Dinner has been a tradition in the Bovina area for more than 40 years. The dinner was started in 1969 to […]

Ticket feature: Church holding annual sausage dinner

St. Ann's Catholic Church of Bovina is holding their annual German sausage dinner Sunday. St. Ann's Catholic Church of Bovina is holding its annual German sausage dinner 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (CST) Sunday in the Parish Hall. The St. Ann's Catholic Church Annual Sausage Dinner has been a tradition in the Bovina area for […]