The women behind the men: Carrie Boyd

Carrie Boyd Christina Calloway Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on military wives Carrie Boyd was born into a military family, so she knows the joys and the struggles that come with a military marriage. The mother of three takes after her mother by keeping a positive attitude while dealing with hard […]

History comes to life

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Speaker Van Ann Moore brought to life Carrie Wooster Tingley and Katherine Kennedy O’Conner to the delight of the audience during the seventh annual Women’s History Brunch and Exhibit on Friday at the Portales Public Library. Moore described the contributions and accomplishments of Tingley and O’Conner during the 1920s and […]

Residents celebrate Christmas events

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By Tony Parra The Christmas Parade ran through the Portales downtown area and the event culminated with the crowning of the Little Miss Merry Christmas on Friday. The event began with a crowd of approximately 100 people gathered in front of the Roosevelt County Courthouse. The crowd braved a mild cold weather, however, barrels with […]