My turn: Advocates, victims need our support


Amber Hamilton, the most feared player in our noon-time hoops group, is director of ARISE (Advocating, Reassuring, Informing, Supporting, Empowering) Sexual Assault Services. ARISE provides medical, advocacy and counseling services in Roosevelt, Curry, Quay, DeBaca, Harding and Lea counties. “One in four women and one in six men will experience sexual violence at sometime,” says […]

Schools’ policy on piercings being questioned

By Thomas Garcia PNT Staff Writer A Portales resident will speak before the Portales School Board on Monday advocating for a