Nov. 29 — Dora news

Yearbooks orders being taken Sponsor Karen Cone and the Dora yearbook staff are encouraging everyone to order the 2011-12 yearbook now, while the price is still $45. After Dec. 1, the price will increase to $55.

Latest ruling on Obamacare encouraging

Freedom New Mexico A federal judge Monday struck a major blow against Obamacare, ruling it to be unconstitutional. The ruling is welcome by those of us who believe Congress and President Barack Obama exceeded their authority last year by imposing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with its mandate that everyone must buy health […]

Their view: Rep. Crook opposes proposed emissions cap

State Rep. Anna Crook, R-Clovis, is encouraging area residents to attend next week’s meeting of the State Environment Air Quality Bureau to oppose efforts to impose a strict cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The meeting is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis Civic Center. Here’s a snippet from a letter Crook and other […]

Encouraging to see states stand up to government

Freedom New Mexico The states are restless. Increasingly, states across America are resisting encroachments on their liberties by the federal government. The most recent examples concern objections by two states to the forced adoption of President Barack Obama’s health-care law. Voters in Missouri approved Tuesday, 71 percent to 29 percent, Measure C, the Health Care […]

Signs of improvement in Mexico encouraging

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects ours, was written by the editorial staff at The Brownsville (Texas) Herald. Mexico’s government is working hard to put out good news about its people and economy. We can only hope the news is true. President Felipe Calderon announced last week that Mexico’s economy has created 382,000 new jobs […]

Groups encouraging pet adoption

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Clarence Plank: PNT Staff Writer Caprock Veterinary Clinic and the Portales Senior Center are teaming up Friday to make a dog’s holiday wish come true by finding a new home and a loving family. “It was partially my idea based on we see so many stray dogs and cats and so many are being killed,” […]

Press release: Portales promotes summer voluntary watering schedule

Beginning this month, the City of Portales is encouraging all city and county residents to practice smart water consumption and conservation. The 2009 Summer Voluntary Water Schedule promotes such practices. The schedule is as follows: •

Local Briefs Sept. 25

PNT Staff Reports National Day of Action slated The city of Portales is encouraging citizens and local groups particpate in community service projects for National Day of Action on Saturday.

Police: Remain vigilant

By Thomas Garcia PNT Staff Writer In the wake of a string of armed home invasions, local law enforcement agencies are encouraging residents to take preventive steps when it comes to their home’s security. “We want to ensure the safety and security of our citizens,” Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said. Berry said, that there […]

People need encouragement

Joan Clayton: PNT religion columist It’s been said, “If you can’t get along with people, move to an isolated island.” What an empty, miserable, selfish life that would be. I’m so glad God made you and me. You and I are unique, a custom-made person by a great God. Think of it … we came […]