Holy Services schedule

Base Chapel Holy Week Services Schedule for the week of April 5—12: Catholic

March 27 -April 2 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.:Friday: Breaded flounder and shrimpMonday: Beef stroganoff and stuffed bell peppersTuesday: Cheeseburgers and fried chickenWednesday: Carved roast be and oven baked chickenThursday: Country fried steak and smoked kielbasa Whispering Winds 11 a.m.:Friday: FishMonday: MeatloafTuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.:Friday: Shrimp chef saladMonday: Fajita […]

March 27-29 Movie Schedule

Friday7 p.m. — Friday The 13th, RSaturday4 p.m. — Push, PG-137 p.m. — The Pink Panther 2, PG-13 Sunday4 p.m. — The Pink Panther 2, PG-137 p.m. — Friday the 13th, PG-13

March 27 -April 2 What's Happening

Friday Family Bowl-a-Rama — 7 p.m., Cannon Lanes. Bowl two hours with maximum of six family members on a lane for $15. Lanes must be assigned from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Program aids military spouses with careers

Office of the Secretary of Defense With Congressional authorization in Public Law 110-417, the Department of Defense is implementing the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program to provide resources and assistance for spouses of active duty services members, Guard and Reserve with a spouse on orders for one year. The goal is to support a […]

Education office offers assistance to airmen

By Airman 1st Class Elliott Sprehe: 27th SOW Public Affairs Furthering one’s education is an important milestone to achieve and the base education office has many avenues to take to so that an airman can accomplish his or her next goal. Whether it is taking a College Level Examination Program test or enrolling in a […]

That wonderful place called ‘Home’

By Joan Clayton: PNT columnist When our youngest granddaughters were young, our son and his wife often returned to their home at night after visiting us. They dressed their little girls for bed, and after the good-bye hugs and kisses, they tucked their children in their “car” bed and drove the two hours home. Our […]

Shame on those jealous of success

By Tibor Machan: FNM columnist Most top executives draw pretty reasonable salaries, maybe up from $250K to several million per year. This isn’t unlike how professional baseball and football players are hired and compensated, especially the stars among them. Some people are sought out eagerly and promised exorbitant pay, including bonuses above the regular salary, […]

Editorial: Private investors should be part of recovery plan

The latest program to try to stabilize the ailing financial industry, announced Monday by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, is still fundamentally wrong-headed. If the problem was years of overly loose credit offered to marginal borrowers, then the way you get out of it is by taking a rest from overheated and overleveraged credit until various […]

Students can be senator’s interns

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., has student summer internships available in his Washington office.

Bovine TB meetings scheduled

An informational meeting on the bovine tuberculosis situation in Roosevelt and Curry counties with the new split-state status is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the McAlister Room of the Jake Lopez Building on the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. The New Mexico Livestock Board will also discuss cattle movement regulations, TB testing requirements and premises registration […]

Mayor to join workforce board

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Portales Mayor Orlando Ortega Jr. has been appointed by Gov. Bill Richardson as a member of the New Mexico Workforce Development Board through Dec. 31, 2012. Ortega was sworn in by City Clerk Joan Martinez-Terry at City Hall on Thursday. The board exists in state and federal statute to ensure workers across the state have […]

Portales woman has nine years of volunteer service

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Viola Burk is a store volunteer at Consigning Women. What other things have you volunteered for in the past? I have volunteered for many church-related things in the past. How did you start volunteering? I came into the store one day to consign my clothes. That was when I met Shelia, and I found out […]

ENMU band plays in Dublin St. Patrick’s Day parade

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer The Eastern New Mexico University band recently got first-hand look at a bit of the green with a trip to Dublin, Ireland and a chance to play in the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The ENMU band played for the president of Ireland. For many band members, it […]

Winter storm causes minor problems

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer The winter storm that blew into eastern New Mexico on Friday caused minor problems in Roosevelt and Curry Counties, but left a number of travelers stranded in Tucumcari. The storm moved from Western Canada to the Four Corners, across New Mexico and into the Texas Panhandle, bringing high winds […]

March 30, 1973

Local student Kenneth Gale was among three New Mexico students who received four-year college scholarships under the Army ROTC scholarship awards program, announced by Congressman Harold Runnels.

March 29, 1965

Collin Columbus Hilliard, 54, died shortly after a sudden

March 28, 1954

Using water from an irrigation well, the Portales Fire Department extinguished a blaze that was consuming a barn “on the old Lloyd Wharton place,” according to the Portales Daily News. A

March 27, 1970

A freshman from Eastern New Mexico University, Lynda Morgan, of Colorado Springs, Colo., climbed the Rotary Park water tower and threatened to jump in front of onlookers. She came down only after a News-Tribune reporter asked for an interview.

March 26, 1964

Five hundred farmers and their wives from the Portales, Clovis and Fort Sumner areas met in Portales for the 30th annual meeting of the Production Credit Association at the ENMU Theatre Building.