Monday morning briefing: From cane maze to same-sex marriage

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Open mouth ruins marriage bliss

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist I know better than to call them like I see them, especially when it involves a purchase my wife has just made. But I’m stupid and I did it anyway. As I inspected what appeared to be some type of new wardrobe accessory my wife had left on the counter, […]

Engagement

Morris-Gilchrist Patti Heflin of Portales and Stanley Morris of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Robert Wayne Morris of Durango, Colo., to Amber Kay Gilchrist of Durango, Colo., daughter of Larry and Kathleen Gilchrist of Seiling, Okla. The couple will exchange vows 1 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2009, at the Ridgewood […]

Deployment stress taking its toll

By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist I never realized how much influence Uncle Sam had over my marriage until a few days ago.

Wedding

Encinias Amanda LeAnn Southern of Clovis and Phillip Ray Encinias of Clovis were joined in marriage March 7, 2009 in Portales. The Rev. Deacon Fred Arnold performed the candlelight double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Judy Southern and Max Baca of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of Rubel and Judith Encinias […]

April 26 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were filed from April 20 through April 21 in Roosevelt County. • Nicole M. Duarte, 25, to Geronimo Rodriguez, 26, both of Portales. • Jamie M. Faubus, 29, of Roswell, to Shawn Castaldi, 36, both of Portales.

Wife’s hair color livens up marriage

By Karl Terry: PNT columnist My true hair color is blonde. I’m not so sure about my wife’s color. I knew when I got married I was getting a bottle blonde but she was hot looking and I was in love so I didn’t really care. Had I taken the time to calculate the investment […]

April 19 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were filed with the county clerk’s office between April 1 and April 17 in Roosevelt County. • Tahnee M. Nixon, 23, to Michael A. Quintero, 42, both of Portales. • Cristy R. Watts, 18, to David A. Holden, 19, both of Portales. • Carolyn J. Morrison, 33, to Kolby W. Tollett, […]

April 5 Public Record

The following marriage certificates were filed with the county between March 20 through April 1: • Jeremy O. O’Neal, 31, to Valerie E. O’Neal, 29, both of Portales • Jay S. Bowers, 48, of Texico, to Sheila K. Hodnett, 42, of Portales • Mercedes Olague Pacheco, 44, to Juanita Alvarez, 51, both of Plainview, Texas […]

April 5, 2009 Engagements

Mitchell-White Lynda Mitchell of Tyler, Texas announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Rebekah Ann Mitchell of Portales to Weston J. White of Portales, son of Calvin and Lynda White of Grady. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. May 23, 2009, at the First Baptist Church in Portales. A reception will […]