Local Sports

Rams get started with midnight practice

Staff report The Portales Rams couldn’t wait to get on the practice field on Monday. For the second year in a row, Rams coach Jaime Ramirez and his squad had a midnight practice — starting at 12:01 a.m., actually — to kick off the new season. Ramirez said Monday’s workout, which lasted more than three […]

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Opinion

Sloan: Be there for those who have lost

Recently, I drove 1,200 miles round-trip to the funeral of the 85-year-old father of three sibling friends from high school. I admired their hard-working father and his wonderful late wife, but did not know him particularly well. So why did I go? Because when my mother died in 2010, his oldest daughter went above and […]

Wilson: Cream soda underrated, Trump isn’t

I’ve got a friend visiting in a few weeks for his job. We’ve known each other around 15 years, and I’m guessing our distance is the only way we’ve remained friends. We have different upbringings, political beliefs, etc., and the things we agree on boil down to: The problem isn’t gay marriage; the problem is […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

ENMU alumni grateful to serve students

Susan Cramp and her family moved from Arizona to New Mexico in 1979 and grew up in Artesia. She was a well-rounded student who participated in basketball, track, choir and student government. Cramp said early on she had plans to become a prosecutor for 10 years and then a defender for another 10 years, because […]

Borden: Nutrition on upcoming show

Information on optimizing nutrition and converting a Roman shade to make it safety compliant will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. and at noon on Thursday. Louix Dor Dempriey is a spiritual master, and he’s going to talk about optimizing nutrition. He stresses that moderation and temperance are much more successful […]

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