Hounds clinch playoff berth

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Clayton Young went to high school in Canyon, Texas. He considered playing for the hometown Buffaloes, but decided to go southwest to Portales. If the senior left fielder held grudges, Saturday was the time to do it. But that’s not the story for Young, who singled during a season-saving [...]

Hounds defense dominates at Green-Silver scrimmage

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico As the saying goes, defense wins championships. For Eastern New Mexico University, it was more than enough to win a scrimmage. A veteran Greyhound defense showed experience mattered as it ran up a 42-3 halftime lead, and settled for a 57-51 win in the team’s Green-Silver Scrimmage after a [...]

Wedding

Encinias Amanda LeAnn Southern of Clovis and Phillip Ray Encinias of Clovis were joined in marriage March 7, 2009 in Portales. The Rev. Deacon Fred Arnold performed the candlelight double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Judy Southern and Max Baca of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of Rubel and Judith Encinias [...]

Floyd Menu

Monday: Breakfast — Quesadilla, cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch — Poor man’s steak, green beans, roll, applesauce, milk, salad bar for MS and HS. Tuesday: Breakfast — Ham n’ cheese, hot pocket, cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch — Baked ham, mashed potatoes, cream gravy, peas, apricots, milk, salad bar MS and HS. Wednesday: Breakfast — [...]

CSC Menu

Monday: Baked ham, broccoli with cheese, roll, margarine, pineapple upside-down cake. Tuesday: Beef tips, rice, broccoli, green salad, dressing, wheat roll, margarine, pears. Wednesday: Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, angel food cake. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat roll, margarine, apple cobbler. Friday: Tuna casserole, wild rice, buttered squash, [...]

On the shelves

8th Confession is the exhilarating newest chapter in the Women’s Murder Club series serving up a double dose of twists and revelations.

PHS News: Freshman registration scheduled

PHS Counseling Staff will visit Portales Junior High School Friday, May 1, to begin the enrollment process for 8th grade students entering Portales High School for the 2009 – 2010 school year.

Drive-in movies dredge up memories

By Karl Terry: PNT columnist The slightest cue can spark a moment of nostalgia for me these days, such as the sight of a step van reminding me of going to the drive-in movie in a bread truck. I guess the first thing to do is make sure those under 35 or so know what [...]

Story behind sensation inspiring

By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist I have a new hero. Her name is Susan Boyle and I love her. Even worse, like a middle school girl enamored with her idol, I want to be just like Susan Boyle, maybe with a different haircut or plucked eyebrows, but nonetheless I emulate her fearlessness, strength and confidence. [...]

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 [...]