Foreign exchange student assimilating well to area

Annemarijn Bruinsma kicked a soccer ball across the Clovis High School football field, along with fellow teammates during soccer practice Monday afternoon. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Annemarijn Bruinsma, a foreign exchange student at Clovis High School, kicks a soccer ball across the high school football field as she practices Monday afternoon. Bruinsma has assimilated to […]

Events Calendar – Sept. 30

Today Night of the Song Bird: Viva Vegas — 2 p.m., Studio Theatre of the ENMU University Theatre Center. Tickets $4. Information: 562-2711. Tuesday Board games — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. After school at the library for kindergarten through sixth graders. Information: 356-3940. Teen Writer's Group — 5 p.m., Portales Public Library. Teens 13 […]

Oasis turns fifty

Fifty years ago this week, Alexander's New Mexico Drug in Portales was gearing up for the "cough 'n' cold season" with a special on electric blankets — $12.95. Food Town — "in the beautiful new Sands Shopping Center" — had coffee for 59 cents a pound. "Homegrown yams" were two pounds for a dollar. Photo […]

Homecoming is sea of silver and green

Joshua Lucero: PNT correspondent Eastern New Mexico University fans donned their green and silver as they cheered for the Greyhounds during Saturday's homecoming game at Greyhound Stadium. Portales was a sea of silver and green Saturday with the celebration of Eastern New Mexico University's homecoming. Children spun their umbrellas on Avenue D Saturday morning, some […]

My Turn – Drunken driving ruins lives

On July 17, 2004, Clovis resident Christian Heller and his wife, Regina, experienced every parent's worst nightmare — their son's car was hit by a drunken driver. Christian calls it an "incident" rather than an "accident" since accident connotes something unavoidable. The incident happened at 21st and Prince Streets in Clovis when 24-year-old Christian Kenneth […]

Angelo State hands ENMU 49-19 setback

BLACKWATER DRAW — At times Saturday, it looked like Angelo State could have named its score. JOSHUA LUCERO: CMI correspondent ENMU senior quarterback Wes Wood attempts to hurdle Angelo State's Alvin Johnson for a first down during Saturday's Lone Star Conference game against Angelo State at Greyhound Stadium. JOSHUA LUCERO: CMI correspondent ENMU senior quarterback […]

Muslim group slaughters our views and beliefs

I am writing this today because I was outraged at what was in our local paper on Sept. 23. We are losing our freedom to pray and speak of God, Jesus and the Christian faith. This is what our country was founded on. Then, we see a full page story on the Muslim faith in […]

Prairie chicken protection needed

Far be it for me to offer political advice, but were I a state Senate candidate I would lay off the prairie chicken. You don't want to mess with lesser prairie chicken, folks. Aubrey Dunn is running for Senate in District 39. He may have stubbed his toe when he criticized state government for spending […]

Zias turn back Incarnate Word

Sophomore defender Victoria Perez scored two first-half goals and Eastern New Mexico University never looked back on Friday in posting a 3-1 Lone Star Conference women's soccer victory over Incarnate Word at the ENMU pitch. Freshman midfielder Jackie Perez (no relation) assisted on all three Zias goals as ENMU (4-6, 3-3 LSC) jumped ahead of […]

No. 11 Rambelles subdue Zias

For just a moment Friday night, it looked like Eastern New Mexico University's volleyball team was bent on a major upset. The Zias jumped on No. 11 Angelo State for a 15-3 lead in Game 1 at Greyhound Arena, but the Rambelles rallied back to pull out the set and went on to a 25-23, […]