Dec.16, 1947

• Portales residents contributed 1,700 pounds of cheese, 1,500 pounds of flour and several hundred pounds of Portales peanuts to the “Navajo Brotherhood Caravan,” a charity drive for the Navajo reservation near Gallup. • The Furr Food Store was advertising the opening of its new store at 422 E. State St. in Portales. • The […]

Officials say Aryan Brotherhood not big in area

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers The Aryan Brotherhood is a white supremacist gang formed in San Quentin State Prison, Calif., in 1964. The group was initially founded as a way of protecting white inmates from other prisoners in the prison system but has expanded its influence outside the prison system, according to the U.S. Department […]

Aryan Brotherhood connected to Causey rancher’s death, feds say

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers A Roosevelt County farmer is accused of entering into a bargain with the Aryan Brotherhood to provide chemicals for methamphetamine production in exchange for the killing of rancher Jimmy “Bo” Chunn, according to a federal indictment. Donald Taylor, 27, of Rogers is accused of shooting Chunn as a trade for […]

Sigma Chi fraternity celebrates 40th anniversary

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Celebrating the ties of brotherhood have brought members and alumni together this weekend to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Searching for a more meaningful set of values, the Sigma Chi chapter was founded by seven guys. Working from the spring of 1963 to the spring […]