Every trick in the book: Five ways to inspire your children to read

Paula Sirois Beside the proud and vocal parent who shares how great of a reader her child is (so much so that she can barely keep up with the insatiable demand for books, books, books) is the regular mom who cringes as she considers how her kid not only doesn’t read but hates reading and […]

Freedom comes with limitations

The week leading up to Independence Day made it glaringly obvious to me that few people today really know what freedom means. Sure, they know and use the word, but it is something like the word relativity to them: Something they have heard of and that they might think they understand because of how others […]

Real cowboys don’t curse

I never heard a swear word come out of my father’s, or my husband’s mouth. Both were what modern “dress-up” cowboys consider anachronisms — REAL cowboys. I suspect they might have cursed now and then when they were in a wreck out among the junipers and cactus — and no human females were around to […]

Monday morning briefing: Summer guides, summer learning and the mystery of life

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Spread the word The annual Summer Activities Guide is ready to be delivered to elementary schools and

Cardinals knock off Zias

Freedom New Mexico Incarnate Word took advantage of four Eastern New Mexico University errors to score four unearned runs Thursday in a 7-3 Lone Star Conference South Division softball victory at Zia Field. The Cardinals (27-20, 11-5 South) scored an unearned run in the first and added single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth […]

LSC weekly baseball update — March 23

Standings Team LSC All W-L W-L Incarnate Word 13-5 16-8 Southwestern Oklahoma 15-6 20-7 Tarleton State 12-6 17-7 Cameron 10-5 17-8 Southeastern Oklahoma 10-5 13-10 Angelo State 11-7 17-12 West Texas A&M 9-6 18-8 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10-8 13-11 Abilene Christian 7-8 14-11 Central Oklahoma 6-12 11-14 Eastern New Mexico 3-12 5-16 East Central 3-15 7-20 […]

Incarnate Word rallies to sweep Greyhounds

San Antonio, Texas — One bad inning cost Eastern New Mexico a shot at salvaging the final game of a three-game Lone Star Conference Series at Incarnate Word. The conference-leading Cardinals (13-5, 12-3 LSC) scored five runs in the sixth inning with the help of Derrick Walls’ two-run double and an error to take an […]

Hounds drop pair at Incarnate Word

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico’s bats came alive a little too late Friday in a Lone Star Conference doubleheader loss at Incarnate Word. Trailing 13-3 after five innings in the second game, ENMU scored eight runs over the next three innings — and left the potential tying runs in the […]

Officials warn of fire danger

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Alisa Boswell Fire dangers have been prominent in Curry and Roosevelt counties this winter with extensive winds and little to no moisture. With this in mind, Chief Ray Westerman of the Clovis Fire Department and Chief Gary Nuckols of the Portales Fire Department have been spreading the word about increased dangers they face and precautions […]

ENMU Wednesday basketball capsules — Feb. 9

Freedom New Mexico Men Midwestern State (16-5, 4-3 Lone Star Conference South) at ENMU (9-10, 4-3) When: 8 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 Last time out: MSU lost at division-leading Tarleton State 68-56 on Saturday, while the Greyhounds routed No. 11 Incarnate Word 84-62 at home. Last meeting: The Mustangs beat the […]