Ned Cantwell The precise moment of realization my life had faded to total insignificance is as vivid as a New Mexico sunset. But certainly not as appealing. It was the recent morning I awakened and reviewed the day’s agenda. It included writing a huffy protest letter. Nothing new there. Writing huffy prose has been a [...]
Saturday, Nov. 26, is Small Business Shopping Day. Be that as it may, why not allow every day, especially during Christmas shopping season, to be the day to shop locally, the day to patronize and support local businesses rather than the megastores? It’s no joke, and no accident, that those businesses are often either locally [...]
The Portales Rotary Club played host to children and houseparents from both the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home and the New Mexico Christian Childrens Home for a day at Casel-Land Fun Center in Clovis on Oct. 15. The club’s sponsorship allowed everyone to try their luck in the batting cages, on the miniature golf course [...]
School held all week Dora students kindergarten through twelfth grade are attending school Monday through Friday this week. This is the only five-day week for students all year.
College Day set for Wednesday Through the Gear-Up Grant, which supports the class of 2012, PHS is hosting a college fair from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Portales High School on Nov. 16 in the Ram Athletic Center, which is open to the public. For information, call Pam Ray at 356-7097 ext. 7019. After [...]
I had a great time hanging out with Lindsey-Steiner fifth and sixth graders Thursday, talking to them about the lameness of Justin Bieber, the hotness of Taylor Lautner and their excitement over their Bring a Veteran to School Day, which is being held today. Kids have changed since I was in sixth grade, but hearing [...]
On Sunday, Americans will celebrate Armed Forces Day in churches all around the country. It’s a day during which we give thanks to and salute our military men and women who are willing to endanger their own lives in order to guarantee the freedom that we Americans enjoy each and every day of our lives. [...]
Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Veterans Day Plenty of Veterans Day activities in Clovis Friday: • Veteran’s Day Breakfast — 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at American Legion No. 25, 2400 West Seventh St. • DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Open House — 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at 220 West Fourth St. • [...]