Wednesday morning briefing: Jokes, dorm life and activity groups

A good Wednesday morning, from wherever you’re browsing, and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico morning briefing.

Monday morning briefing: Fair time and Portales by the numbers

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Monday morning briefing.

New Freedom boss brings ‘wealth of experience’

By Mary Ann Milbourn By Mary Ann Milbourn Freedom Communications Freedom Communications Inc. has named Mitchell Stern, the former chairman and chief executive of Fox Television Stations Inc., as CEO of the Irvine, Calif.-based media company. Freedom owns the Portales News-Tribune, Clovis News Journal and Quay County Sun. “We are very pleased that Mitch has […]

Volunteer profile: Margaret Coleman

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Name: Margaret Coleman Residence: Portales Occupation: Owner of the Forever Pets pet store Volunteer: Horse supplier for therapeutic riding for children with disabilities Why she does it: “For the kids,” said Coleman. “I want children to feel they really need this. It stimulates them and encourages them to use their bodies for support. It strengthens […]

Sept. 30, 1952

The Portales Tribune contained an advertisement for

Sept. 29, 1955

The Portales Daily Tribune contained an advertisement for Varsity Drive-In Theater

Sept. 28, 1954

The Portales Tribune reported that

Sept. 27, 1953

The Portales Tribune reported a

Sept. 26, 1969

The Portales News-Tribune reported that

Sept. 25, 1975

The Portales News-Tribune contained an advertisement saying

Sept. 24, 1967

The Portales News Tribune reported that

Sept. 23, 1962

The Portales News-Tribune reported that the Portales High School marching band would march in the annual Parade of Bands, which was to open the Panhandle-South Plains Fair in Lubbock the following Monday. This parade featured more than 30 marching bands each year with no other type of entry allowed.

Sept. 21, 1973

The Portales News-Tribune reported that

Sept. 20, 1955

The Portales Daily Tribune reported that

Sept. 19, 1968

The Portales News-Tribune contained

Sept. 18, 1956

The Portales Daily Tribune reported that

Sept. 15, 1978

The Portales News-Tribune reported that

Sept. 14, 1945

The Portales Tribune

Sept. 13, 1973

Portales News Tribune reported that if there was a grand champion of the Kiwanis pet show at the fair the night before, it had to be a cat that ran up a steel pole at the urging of a police dog as big as a polo pony. The cat was retrieved from its slippery perch, […]

Sept. 12, 1975

The Portales News-Tribune reported that