My turn: Entertainment can be simple

It’s interesting how the entertainment venues we treasure most are some of the simplest. A friend, who is also in the column-writing business, and I recently had an Alf marathon night. My friend’s column this week was about a particular episode where Alf learns a valuable life lesson. And they say we can’t learn morals […]

My turn: Local entertainment tips sought

Alisa Boswell It suddenly hit me this morning as I sat down to write my fourth event article for the last week that my life has become a portal for local entertainment. But it also occurred to me that I really don’t mind. In fact, I enjoy it. I am a person who enjoys various […]

Wild west comedy show featured at fair

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The Curry County Fair begins Monday, promising a blend of traditional favorites and several new events. The six-day long event will offer everything from animal shows and sales to crafts and baking, vendors, carnival games and rides and night-time concerts and entertainment events. Carnival rides will open Monday at 6 p.m. adding an extra day […]

Information age puts public more at risk

The Information Age means instant data, news, opinions and entertainment at our fingertips. It also means our personal information is less safe than ever before, leading to identity theft and other breaches of privacy. One serious case developed in the middle of July when the names of 1,300 supposedly “illegal” immigrants were released to law-enforcement […]

Portales Past: July 29, 1945

July 29, 1945: T.J. Tidwell Shows and Carnival were set up on the Portales baseball lot on the Clovis highway. They offered multiple rides and promised entertainment for children and grownups.

Chinese ready to ring in new year

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By Zuo Yang: PNT Staff Writer The Chinese Lunar New Year Banquet will consist of dinner, dancing, and entertainment for the Portales community and Eastern New Mexico University students and staff. The banquet is Friday in the Campus Union Building Ballroom. Eastern New Mexico University has more than 60 Chinese students who can’t be with […]

County fair offers entertainment

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Freedom New Mexico The Roosevelt County Fair has an array of live entertainment available. The week’s entertainment includes bands such as Blackwater and the Fireballs. It culminates Saturday with Arenacross at the Special Events Arena, Sharon Dictson and the Fun Brothers. Arenacross has attracted 430 participants, who are divided into 24 classes, differing in age […]

Forgetting Paris harder than expected

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers I’ve been on a mission lately, and I’m sad to say I’ve been failing. On my desk is a copy of the 1987 classic, “Throw Momma From the Train,” starring Danny DeVito and Billy Crystal. I look forward to any awards ceremony, or pretty much any movie with Crystal involved. […]

ENMU to host Peanut Valley Festival

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Beginning Saturday, Eastern New Mexico University will host the 33rd annual Peanut Valley Festival, with a wide range of crafts, food and entertainment available on campus. “Just name it and we’re going to have it,” said Alex Hamzy, promoter of On the Road Ranch Shows, which is handling publicity […]

Curry County Fair offers entertainment for everyone

By Paula Cronic: Freedom Newspapers National Tejano and country music performers highlight the entertainment portion at next week’s Curry County Fair . “(The fair) is the largest annual event in Curry County and it’s just the best of family entertainment,” said Cheri Christensen, marketing consultant for the Curry County Fair. “We’re anticipating at least 30,000 […]