You can control the way you react

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A friend of mine had lunch Tuesday in Lubbock. I don’t know what she had, but I do know she’s probably not going back there. She got a fortune cookie after her meal, and the fortune read, “Did you enjoy your meal? Order another one to go.” Really? It’s one thing to try to upsell […]

Elected officials react to bin Laden death:

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M.: “Osama bin Laden epitomized the terror that gripped our nation on Sept. 11, 2001. Today, citizens across the globe share in a sense of relief andjustice with the Americans who lost loved ones at his hands. Our heartfelt congratulations belong to the intelligence personnel, military forces andCommander-In-Chief for bringing this […]

Portales residents react to Obama win

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Krista Yeast, Republican, senior in public relations at Eastern New Mexico University“As a hard-core Republican, I’m definitely disappointed in our loss,” Yeast said.Barack Obama’s campaign was very strong and apparently won the hearts of both younger and older voters, as well as some Republicans, she continued.“Especially with the (Sarah) Palin choice, a lot of Republicans […]

Area residents react to bailout discussion

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Residents agree presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain should get to work on a potential solution to the country’s recent economic meltdown. Citizens are divided on whether Sen. McCain should have suspended his campaign to do it. “I think it’s about time for them to both step up […]

Local officials react to meth documentary

By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer It wasn’t like reefer madness in the 1960s, when officials tried to scare people away from using drugs. This was the real deal. That’s what Jennifer Lockwood, a licensed mental health counselor with Mental Health Resources in Portales said on Thursday night after watching, “Crystal Darkness,” a 30-minute, commercial-free […]