What's Happening: Dec. 2 – Dec. 8

Friday • Pre-Deployment Remote Briefings 3 p.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center • Friday Social Hour: Fajita Bar 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone

Police blotter — Dec. 1

Recent samplings of calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday • At 5:05 p.m., an officer was dispatched to an intersection in reference to an accident. Two lanes were closed due to construction. A semi-truck had its hazard lights on and damage to its right tire. A white Mercedes had damage to […]

Their view: Raising minimum wage would be best stimulus

Green presidential candidate Jill Stein took note of the intense efforts of retailers to stimulate demand with Black Friday spending sprees:

Black Friday sales move at steady pace

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Alisa Boswell “Booming” was not the word most local Clovis and Portales retail officials used for store traffic Friday morning during Black Friday sales. Despite the lack of long lines and sales moving at a steady pace, retail officials said they expect to come out ahead or break even with last year’s Black Friday sales. […]

Friday morning briefing: Food, music and a secret revealed

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Food drive The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico’s annual Canned Food Drive begins today in schools across Curry and Roosevelt counties and continues through Dec. 15. Non-perishables please. Music, music, music The Carpe Diem String Quartet is playing at 7 p.m. Tuesday at […]

Retailers readying for Black Friday

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Retailers are adding a variety of fresh marketing tactics to existing strategies to better serve shoppers this Black Friday. Jared Zatorski, assistant store manager at Office Max, said in addition to a big push in television, newspaper and online advertising, his store is being specially merchandised to cater to Black Friday traffic. He said the […]

Movie schedule: Nov. 25 — Nov. 27

Friday • 7 p.m. — Johnny English Reborn, PG

Movie times: Nov. 18 – Nov. 21

Friday • 7 p.m. — Moneyball, PG-13

What's Happening: Nov. 18-Nov. 24

Friday • Heart Link 8:30 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center • Home of the Brave Quilts 10 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center

Police blotter — Nov. 16

Recent samplings of calls made to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday • An officer was dispatched to North Avenue A in reference to larceny. A man told the officer he had ridden his bike to his mother’s house, returning home about 5 p.m. He said he parked his bike against another bike. […]

Club notes — Nov. 13

Beta Phi Eight members of Beta Phi had their October Social Oct. 15 at IHop. The girls enjoyed a scrumptious breakfast. Collene Baldwin, Sandy Friday, Dottie Good, Laura Lofflin, Patsy Lorenz, Bev Miller, Suzy Moore and Rachel Wallace were in attendance. — Submitted by Bev Miller

Friday morning briefing: Ribbon cutting and football coming

Good morning, and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday morning briefing.

Movie times: Nov. 11-Nov. 13

Friday • 7 p.m. — 50/50, R

What's happening — Nov. 11-Nov. 18

Friday • Pre-Deployment Remote Briefings 3 p.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center Classroom • Friday Social Hour Snacks 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone • First Friday Harvest Fest 5 p.m. Landing Zone • Nine Pin No-Tap Tournament 6 p.m. Cannon Lanes

Tuesday morning briefing: Veterans Day, help for seniors and a serial killer misses

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. • […]

ENMU hosting music teacher conference

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Alisa Boswell The first day of the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico 61st annual state conference included several presentations, including one by the special guest speaker Peter Mack, an internationally recognized Irish pianist and music educator from Washington state. Mack told his audience Friday at Eastern New Mexico University about several imaginative techniques for […]

Friday morning briefing: A Charlie Brown Christmas and a really bad deal

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Christmas Light Parade It’ll be a Charlie Brown Christmas in Clovis this year. That’s the theme for the annual Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 3. Registration forms are now available at the Clovis Curry Chamber of Commerce. Information: 309-8370 or clovismainstreet@gmail.com Voice only Eastern […]

Movie times: Nov. 4 – Nov. 6

Friday • 7 p.m. — Dolphin Tale, PG

What's Happening: Nov. 4 — Nov. 11

Friday • Pre-Deployment Remote Briefings 3 p.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center Classroom • Friday Social Hour Snacks 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone • First Friday Harvest Fest 5 p.m. Landing Zone • Nine Pin No-Tap Tournament 6 p.m. Cannon Lanes

Police blotter —

Alisa Boswell Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday • At 12:17 a.m., an officer was patrolling the city park when he observed a vehicle in the parking lot of the north entrance with a large amount of trash in front of it. The officer walked to the vehicle […]