Cramdown would slow housing recovery

Freedom New Mexico As the ineffable H.L. Mencken once put it, “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” An example now working its way through the Senate is the proposal, embraced by President Barack Obama and passed (in a worse version) by the House to allow bankruptcy judges […]

ENMU regents to meet Tuesday

PNT Staff Report The Board of Regents meets 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Eastern New Mexico University in the Campus Union Building. Regents will consider tenure approval for faculty at Roswell, the fall academic calendar and new programs. Also on the agenda are a weight training facility, electrical distribution project and an identity theft policy. The […]

Residents adjusting to traffic changes

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By Eric Butler: FNM correspondent Lori Bollema knows some Portales residents have struggled to adjust to a new stop sign that has halted northeast-bound traffic on 2nd Street at Main. From her vantage point at the Bread Basket, she still sees motorists drive straight through the stop sign. And it’s been more than two months […]

April 26 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were filed from April 20 through April 21 in Roosevelt County. • Nicole M. Duarte, 25, to Geronimo Rodriguez, 26, both of Portales. • Jamie M. Faubus, 29, of Roswell, to Shawn Castaldi, 36, both of Portales.

April 26 Police Blotter

April 4 • 8:07 a.m., West N.M. 236. A caller said there was a calf in the middle of the road on N.M. Hwy. 236 that could be a traffic problem. April 6• 11:56 p.m. South Avenue B. A caller reported his vehicle stolen from in front of the city library. • 12:30 p.m. Police […]

DA’s office hosting breakfast

Freedom New Mexico The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office is hosting its annual community breakfast Monday as part of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. Chuck Schoville, a career law enforcement official and son of a murder victim is the guest speaker. He’ll talk

Bracing for growth

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By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico The communities in Curry and Roosevelt counties are well positioned to take on growth, but will need to expand in health care, education and housing sectors, according to planners. Albuquerque-based Keystone International consultants are finishing the Local Growth Management Plan, which the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment […]

ENMU athletic director search narrowed to four

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its athletic director search to four finalists, according to a university press release. Mike Maguire, who served as ENMU’s athletic director for seven years, will be reassigned to a teaching and fundraising position after seven years at the AD post. University president Steven Gamble said the […]

April 27, 1950

More than 500 jackrabbits were killed in a “hunting drive” in Pep on the first drive of the hunting season. Starting at 9 a.m., the hunt consisted of 18 drives, and 60-70 people participated.

April 26, 1982

Teleprompter Cable TV of Portales changed its name to Group W Cable after

April 25, 1967

Roosevelt County Treasurer

Hounds still on postseason bubble with split

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Freedom New Mexico A split Friday with West Texas A&M has Eastern New Mexico University on the playoff bubble in the Lone Star Conference. Junior right fielder Ethan Wagner keyed a four-run first inning with a three-run double, and the Greyhounds held on for a 5-4 victory the first game of the Lone Star Conference […]

Cows should be on T.V. more often

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist It’s curious why more cows aren’t featured on America’s Funniest Home Videos. Maybe it’s because we cow guardians always have our hands full of hay forks, reins, twine cutters, squeeze chute handles, syringes or up the back of a cow! And, if the truth were known, you could stand in […]

Child predators can lurk anywhere

By Anita Tedaldi: Cannon Connections columnist I try not to judge someone when

April 24 -April 30 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Breaded or baked fish Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Baked chicken or salisbury steak Wednesday: Carved roast beef or glazed ham Thursday: Fried chicken or smoked kielbasa Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: […]

April 24 -April 26 Movie Schedule

Friday 7 p.m. — Coraline, PG Saturday 4 p.m. — Coraline, PG 7 p.m. — Duplicity, PG-13 Sunday 4 p.m. — Duplicity, PG-13 7 p.m. — Coraline, PG

Kites color skies over Cannon

Cannon Connections photo: Heather Bumguardner William Epperson and his family just arrived in New Mexico and took a day to enjoy kite flying, games and food. In the spring winds, professional kite flyers, games and more helped get things off the ground at Cannon Air Force Base’s sixth annual Kite Karnival on April 18 at […]

Panjshir PRT unites airmen, soldiers

By Staff Sgt. Zachary Wilson: AFCENT Combat Camera Team FORWARD OPERATING BASE LION, Afghanistan — A team of nearly 80 individuals, including 25 airmen and 12 soldiers, come together to perform a critical mission in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Province. All of the servicemembers come from different walks of life, but now come together to help the […]

April 24 Commander's Action Line

Are the trailers near Ute Lake still run by the base and available for use by people from Cannon? Thank you for the inquiry on the trailers you recall being at Ute Lake. Unfortunately those trailers are no longer available. The base outdoor recreation office has several trailers that can be rented and towed up […]