Friday morning briefing: Boom goes the sound barrier

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

Weddings — July 31

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Ledingham Kelly Downes and Blake Ledingham were married June 11, 2011, at Sea-Tac Gardens in Seattle, Wash. The bridesmaids were Vanessa Millender, Danielle Cano, Jessica Eck and Kyla Frost. The groomsmen were Mark Millender, Tim Espinoza, Jayson Tosch and Mike Downes. The couple met while Ledingham was stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash. Ledingham, a veteran […]

Heritage Days bring community together

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Alisa Boswell The smell of fried potatoes and the sound of bluegrass music filled the air on Saturday at City Park in Portales as local residents enjoyed music, games and food at the 27th annual Heritage Days event. Melvin and Marie Littlejohn and Joe Blair were honored as Pioneer of the Year. The Littlejohns, in […]

‘Clovis Sound’ traveling to Carlsbad

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Freedom New Mexico The Clovis sound is going to Carlsbad. The Carlsbad Museum and Arts Center is hosting a look back at the Norman Petty recording studios in Clovis, and the era of music made popular by artists like Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Tommy Allsup, and The Fireballs who recorded here. The concert, a promotion […]

Thursday morning briefing: Measuring power, a music fest and breaking the sound barrier

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Power measured Clovis-Carver Public Library has portable power meters that allow you to determine energy consumption and the costs of using individual appliances and electronic devices. Xcel is providing the power meters as part of the Power Check program. The meters come with instructions […]

Survey ‘Mad Libs’ immature fun

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico It might sound funny coming from somebody whose work shows up on paper several times a week. But man, do I hate using paper. If I’m an accountholder anywhere, I always request they go “paperless” — notifying me of balances owed by e-mail or phone. I always try to […]

Individualism root of revolution

By Tibor Machan: FNM columnist The idea that sound revolutions rest on the past may appear to be an oxymoron, but it isn’t. The seeds of a sound revolution do not come out of a vacuum. Although the American Founders did upend the previous practice of entrusting countries into the hands of monarchs, czars and […]

Finance manager says Curry County fiscally sound

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Citing good fiscal health, Curry County Finance Manager Mark Lansford told county commissioners Friday the county has built

Mexican holiday to be celebrated

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Freedom New Mexico New Mexico band Los Tropicales will bring their sound of Bolero, Tejano and Latin Jazz to the final concert of the Clovis Community College’s 2007-2008 Cultural Arts Series. The annual Cinco de Mayo celebration is 6 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post 25. Tickets are $13 and available at the CCC […]

Events Calendar March 16, 2008

SundayThe Sound of Music — 2 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, tickets $4, information 356-7015. TuesdayRoosevelt County Commissioners meeting — 9 a.m., commissioners roomPortales City Council meeting — 7 p.m., council chambersNWS storm spotter training — 1:30-4 p.m. assembly room Clovis City Hall and 6-8:30 p.m. Memorial Building in Portales. The events calendar is a […]