Self preservation: Some are residents can their own fruits and vegetables


By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Lillie Belle Toombs likes to know what goes into her canned food. Toombs, who lives in the Pep community, cans her vegetables and fruits each year in October. She said she was taught by her mother when she was 17 years old. “It’s become a tradition. I like to […]

Garman’s history lessons extend from classroom to home garden


By Paula Cronic: PNT Staff Writer Alex Garman has been living and working in Portales since he and his wife moved here in the fall of 2004. Garman moved here to teach European history at Eastern New Mexico University, where he is now the assistant history professor. Garman has a great love not only of […]

HAWC challenges Airmen to ‘Energize and Mobilize’

Health and Wellness Center Americans continue to face startling health risks associated with poor diet and physical inactivity. In response to this issue, Cannon is celebrating National 5-A-Day Month this September with the theme “Energize and Mobilize – Eat Fruits, Vegetables, and Be Active.” The theme is meant to empower the base’s residents – both […]