Let’s hope for centrist replacement

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Jefferson’s pursuit of liberty exemplary

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Supreme Court more interested in politics

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Easter time to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Censorship shouldn’t be business bargaining chip

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Freedom executive retiring

IRVINE, Calif. — Jon Segal, president of Freedom Communications’ newspaper division, is retiring on June 30, according to a company newsletter. Freedom is the parent company of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun. Segal’s career began more than 40 years ago as a high school student in the circulation department of […]

Iraq elections wait-and-see situation

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TRICARE Prime: Move or lose it

By Tom Philpott: PNT columnist Retired Navy Corpsman Lloyd Tilch Sr., his wife Debbie and their chronically-ill son Cody pulled up roots last month in Blythe, Calif. They moved into a rented house 110 miles away, near to the Marine Corps base hospital at Twentynine Palms, Calif. The Tilch family had to move — and […]

Freedom Communication announces pay cuts

Freedom New Mexico IRVINE, Calif. — Freedom Communications, Inc. announced a five percent across-the-board

Staff memories of Michael Jackson: Greatest entertainer of my lifetime

By Tony Bullocks: Freedom New Mexico photographer My sister Jeannette and I would get on the bus to ride across town to see Michael Jackson and his brothers at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. Every time they came to the city, we went to see them. Later when they became the Jacksons, they would […]

Freedom names interim CEO

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Freedom Communications Inc., parent company of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun, named an interim CEO Wednesday, tapping the former publisher of The Dallas Morning News. Burl Osborne will take over in July for Scott Flanders, who is leaving after 3 1/2 years in the job to […]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Portales News-Tribune’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications was […]

Ex-ENMU coach named Golden State’s top exec

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By Clarence Plank: PNT Staff Writer Former Eastern New Mexico University basketball coach Larry Riley was promoted on Monday to vice president of basketball operations with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. Riley, 64, was given the job after Golden State elected not to renew former player and manager Chris Mullin’s contract. A couple of Riley’s […]

May 3 Engagements

Ingle-Pettigrew Mrs. Kathryn Mays of Coppell, Texas, and state Sen. Stuart Ingle of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Ann Ingle, to Howard David Pettigrew, son of Mrs. Lana Jean Pettigrew and the late Dr. Howard Pettigrew of Lincoln, Calif. The couple will exchange vows June 20, 2009, at Loretto […]

Freedom Communications implementing furloughs

Freedom New Mexico IRVINE, Calif. — Faced with continuing industry weakness in advertising spending, Freedom Communications Inc., parent company of Freedom New Mexico, announced on Friday a company-wide furlough program. Hourly and salaried associates at all levels of the company will take five days off work, without pay, between April 1 and June 30. “We […]

Engagement: Cota-Deering

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Fred and Lupe Cota of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rosemary Jude Cota of Portales, to Keith Arden Deering of Sacramento, Calif. He is son of Brian Deering of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Therese Deering of Sacramento. She is a 2004 graduate of Portales High School and a 2008 graduate […]

Zia volleyball splits four tourney games down the middle

SEASIDE, Calif. — Eastern New Mexico University finished 2-2 after losing twice on Saturday in a volleyball tournament being hosted by Cal State Monterey Bay. Late Saturday, the Zias (2-6) lost to host Cal State Monterey Bay 25-22, 27-25, 25-11. Senior Vanessa Wilcox had nine kills and sophomore Veronica Valdez seven for ENMU. The Zias […]

Zias post two wins in California tourney

Freedom New Mexico SEASIDE, Calif. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team picked up its first two wins of the season Friday in the Cal State-Monterey Bay Tournament. The Zias (2-4) swept William Jessup in the first match of the day and beat Cal-State Stanislaus 3-1 later. Senior Vanessa Wilcox recorded nine kills — […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Weddings

Acree-Tucker Julia Anastasia Acree of Portales and Chance William Tucker of Portales were joined in marriage June 28, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Portales. Brother Steve Smith performed the marriage ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tim and Pam Acree of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Tom and Virginia Carrillo of Benicia, […]

March 13,1970

Jeanne Booth, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Booth, arrived at the family home Thursday. Her mother met her at the plane in Clovis 10:40 Thursday morning. She had left Honolulu Wednesday and flew into San Francisco, Calif. She was able to get a lane into Albuquerque where she was an overnight guest in […]