My Turn: Know your latitude

Betty Williamson

A question that pops up naturally when meeting someone for the first time is, “Where are you from?” Like most people, I have different answers depending on the situation and where I might be. If I’m out of state, New Mexico is the obvious answer. Focused variations could include eastern New Mexico or south Roosevelt […]

2013 Cheerleading Rosters

Bovina Malory Delarosa, sophmore Edith Gomez, senior Kristin Gonzales, senior Cynthia Jasso, senior Jasine Lara, freshman Brittany Perez, senior Jessi Ramon, junior Heather Rocha, freshman Andrea Villareal, junior Samantha Villareal, senior   Clovis Tesia Aderman, sophomore Tessa Bernet, sophomore Kendra Betts, junior Gabbie Brewer, senior Halle Brown, junior Deamatios Burton, junior Jill Casillas, junior Victoria […]

4 Questions With: Baileigh Damron

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What is your favorite cheer?  I really like our spirit cheer because it gets the crowd involved and they seem to really like it.   What made you want to become a cheerleader? I love sports and I can’t really play sports, so I get to be there and support all of my favorite players. […]

4 Questions with: Kelsey Jaynes


What pro football team would you love to cheer for?  The Dallas Cowboys just because Billy Smith, a guy who works with the cheerleaders, has taught us some cool stuff.   What can’t-miss show do you have on your DVR waiting for you when you get home? “Pretty Little Liars.”   What extra curricular activity […]

2013 Band Rosters

Clovis Jazmine Acosta Jackie Adkins Sall Ahmadian Sammantha Alcala Frederick Allen Tiffini Allen Jose Alvarado Maria Amaro Maddy Anderson Annabelle Andrade Logan Aragon Lizeth Badillo Taryn Baldock Terence Barela Desiree Barraza Sarah Baskett Austin Bender Madison Bennett Eric Benton Mitchell Boddy Ryan Boddy Payton Bombarger Santiago Bonney Alyssa Boyle Gabriella Brewer Jayden Brown John Bynum […]

4 Questions With: Zak Bouldin

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What three people inspired you to commit to music? My sixth-grade band teacher Benjamin Rainy, Portales High School Band Director Jennifer Johnson and (Eastern New Mexico University) professor Neil Rutland.   What is one instrument you don’t play that you’d love to learn how to? The keytar because it seems like an interesting thing to […]

4 Questions With: Gabbie Brewer


What’s the most challenging part of being a member of band?  Making it to every performance and every practice we have, and getting your schedule lined up for it.  What makes you passionate about music and being in band? Knowing how many opportunities it gives me, and that it can take you places unimaginable. What’s […]

Q&A: A time to rebuild


Kristen Soukup has the task of rebuilding the Eastern New Mexico University women’s softball program after serving as the director of compliance for ENMU last year. After a successful playing career at Concordia University, where she was named NCAA Regional Tournament most valuable player in 2005 and 2006, Soukup joined the staff at Concordia. How […]

Hatchery conducting proper steps, state says


By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer Privett Hatchery is decontaminating all eggs before entry to its hatchery and is taking other steps to ensure consumer safety, according to the state’s health department, after the Portales facility was tied to a national salmonella outbreak last week. The hatchery, which supplies baby chicks, ducklings and other […]

Meetings Watch: Roosevelt County Hospital District Board of Trustees — Aug. 29

The following report on Tuesday’s Board of Trustees of Roosevelt County Special Hospital District meeting was provided by hospital CEO Larry Leaming: Dr. Imran Shabbir was introduced as the newest family practice physician member of the RGH clinic. Chief Financial Officer Eva Stevens presented financial statements and the balance sheet for the month of July. […]