Aug. 29 Dora School News

By Charlie Carmichael The enrollment in the Dora School is growing as days pass. It sure is nice to see new faces in the cafeteria at noon and equally as nice to see all our returning familiar students. Fair Week You can sure tell it’s the week of our County Fair with so many students […]

Aug. 29 Public Record

The following certificates of marriage were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: — Tristan Selmon, 21, and Renee Archunde, 24, both of Portales. — Juan Arceo, 23, and Jesa Maria Casillas Ibarra, 22, both of Portales. The following divorces were filed in the Roosevelt County District Court: — Rudy Roybal and Janice Roybal. The […]

There’s a reason it’s not available in stores

By Jim Lee Kathie, who always has a big smile and happy “hello” as she arranges carts in the front section of Wal-Mart, suggested a follow-up column on television commercials. Apparently she is just as weary of all the hype and greed dominating TV as I am. Kathie shares this frustration with many of us. […]

Unlucky holiday can be survived

By Bob Huber In case you didn’t notice, we had a Friday the 13th this month. To put it in a more scholarly manner, it behooves us to utilize the Freedom of Information Act in the examination of perils existing in all Fridays the 13th and offer up some time-honored, laboratory-tested solutions to make our […]

Organizers hope to make derby a popular trend

By Tony Parra Organizers of the demolition derby at the Roosevelt County Fair are hoping to create a tradition which will last for a long time, with the second annual derby on Saturday night. The second annual demolition derby will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the special events arena. Scott Tucker, one […]

Aug. 27 Obituaries

Bernice W. Anderson, 86, of Ringwood, Okla., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2004, at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid, Okla. She was born on March 30, 1918, in Cleo Springs, Okla., to Milton D. and Lucy “Vail” Mosher. She married Grey Allyn Anderson on Jan. 20, 1934. In January of 1942 the family settled […]

Pioneers honored

By Tony Parra Find your sneakers, paint your turtles, and break out your stick horses, because there is much to celebrate Saturday at the Roosevelt County Fair. At 2 p.m. in the Pavillion, the turtle race will kick off a day for the kids and family. Southwest Box Turtles will be divided up into heats. […]

Kids’ events set for Saturday

PNT Staff Find your sneakers, paint your turtles, and break out your stick horses, because there is much to celebrate Saturday at the Roosevelt County Fair. At 2 p.m. in the Pavillion, the turtle race will kick off a day for the kids and family. Southwest Box Turtles will be divided up into heats. Each […]

Dawg Days starts long road for freshmen

By Tony Parra Another school year and another batch of new faces on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University were on hand to celebrate the beginning of Dawg Days and a leap into college life. The incoming freshman spent Thursday registering for classes, which begin on Monday, and used the rest of the afternoon […]

Pastor resigns from First Baptist

Freedom Newspapers The pastor of First Baptist Church in Portales resigned two weeks ago, and is in the process of searching for another job out of state. Philip Fike said he left the church because God is calling him to a different area. He said because he is searching for a job out of state, […]