Friday morning briefing: Frisbee golf and fries or tots?

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday briefing. Video of the day It’s Frisbee golf and it’s right “In your backyard,” our latest video on local opportunities. Burn rules Lots of red flag days lately. If you’re planning on burning off a field, maybe some debris or trash, here’s a link on guidelines [...]

Nov. 22, 1972

In the Portales News-Tribune, Tastee-Freez advertised a Tastee burger deluxe with golden-taste fries for 45 cents.

Nov. 27, 1960

• Gamble’s was advertising a “Johnny Ringo Set” including to “fast-drawing six-shooters with leather holster and 12 bullets for $2.99 in a Christmas toy ad. • The Tower Theater was showing “I Aim At the Stars, The Werner Von Braun Story.” • The Monday special at Mac’s Drive In was a bacon burger with combination [...]

Police handle large fry order

Freedom Newspapers A tractor-trailer accident early Friday morning near St. Vrain resulted in the drug-related arrest of a Salt Lake City man, according to state police. Around 4 a.m. a tractor-trailer carrying frozen french fries traveling east on Highway 60/84 overturned and caught fire, state police officer Lance Bateman said. The driver, Hank Breitenbugher, 41, [...]

French fries and engines have something in common

Jim Lee Have you considered the possibility of an 18-wheeler roaring past you on the interstate belching the aroma of French fries and tater tots? It could happen one of these days. No, I didn’t check out of the Hotel Reality. It isn’t all that far fetched to think of juice from the deep fryer [...]