In search of ponies: Readers share pet stories

Sharna Johnson It’s been three months since my column started, and it got me thinking. At first I saw the column as another of those cursed assignments that only a boss can think up, and quite frankly, I was terrified to write in the first person and open myself up to readers. However I have […]

Inmate hospitalized after attempted suicide

Freedom New Mexico A 46-year-old man arrested Thursday evening for DWI is in a Lubbock hospital after he hanged himself by his boot laces in a Curry County jail bathroom. Curry County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Curry County Detention Center just before midnight Thursday night for a report of a suicide attempt, according to Undersheriff […]

Hounds seek 2-0 start in LSC North

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s debut in the Lone Star Conference North Division turned out to be a rousing success last week. Meantime, sophomore defensive tackle Bracy McCoy was breathing a sigh of relief. The 6-foot-2, 264-pounder from Freeport, Texas, delivered two sacks for 16 yards in losses against Texas […]

Prep football scoreboard — Oct. 1

Elida 47, House-Grady 0 Clovis Christian 61, Vaughn 6 Goddard 21, Clovis 0 Hagerman 26, Texico 14 Fort Sumner 20, Loving 7 Melrose 46, Springer 6 Hondo 52, Dora 6 Logan 52, Floyd 0 Elida 47, House-Grady 0 Clovis Christian 61, Vaughn 6 Goddard 21, Clovis 0 Texico 0, Hagerman 0, 1st quarter Fort Sumner […]

Clovis family loses home, possessions in fire

Freedom New Mexico A local family needs assistance after losing their home near Ranchvale and belongings in a fire Sept. 25, said Clovis Municipal Schools family specialist Joe Moreno. Moreno said James Mitchel and Kendra Colwell and their children, fifth-grader Baily Colwell, first-grader Michael Colwell and 4-year-old Anthony Colwell, need clothes, household goods, cooking utensils, […]

Weekly LSC soccer, cross country update 9/30

Freedom New Mexico Soccer standings All Times MDT Men

Portales school news

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In the spotlight…Learning Lindsey’s history By Desirie Urioste By interviewing classmates from the graduating class of 1976, we came to learn that Lindsey Middle School was not a school for only 5th and 6th graders. Lindsey was a grade school 1st through 6th along with Steiner, Brown, and James. Back then, you went to the […]

Portales past: Oct. 16, 1947

Oct. 16, 1947 The Portales Daily News: Giant hailstones fell early Saturday morning, devastating cotton, peanuts and castor beans on some farms in the Arch, Portales and Floyd communities.

Portales past: Oct. 15, 1953

Oct. 15, 1953 The Portales Daily News: The owner of a calf that strayed onto a highway and caused a vehicle to overturn was held liable for damages in a district court case here.

Portales past: Oct. 14, 1960

Oct. 14, 1960 Portales News-Tribune: Lindsey Grade School did right well for itself in a city-wide grade school flag football tournament played at the old high school Monday and Tuesday.