Dynasty to bankruptcy

By Mary Ann Milbourne: Freedom News Service Editor’s note: Freedom Communications announced Friday it has emerged from bankruptcy. Freedom is the owner of Freedom New Mexico, including the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun.

Obamacare will create economic ills

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Other ways to assist quake-ravaged Haiti

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Less government intrusion good start

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Jefferson’s pursuit of liberty exemplary

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Censorship shouldn’t be business bargaining chip

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Portales schools schedule pickup set

Freedom New Mexico Portales Municipal Schools back to school schedule for 2009-2010: Students may register at their respective schools beginning Aug. 4, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. • First day of school is Aug. 18 for grades 2-12. • Kindergarten and first grade classes will commence Aug. 25. • Open house [...]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Portales News-Tribune’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications was [...]

Relay for Life Web site is up

Relay For Life of Portales now has a Web site. People can register a team, send fundraising e-mail, donate, post upcoming team events and more. The site is: www.relayforlife.org Also, Portales teams and participants must register by tonight to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Completed, scannable registration forms and fees must be taken to the team [...]

Hunter education course available

PNT staff A hunter education course is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 in Portales. Darren Elrod, volunteer hunter education instructor with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, said the course includes firearm safety, bow hunting, hunter responsibilities, wildlife identification and management, and field survival. Cost is [...]