Education feature: ENMU grad recognized

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By Mickey Winfield: PNT staff writer As much as J.W. Carmichael hates traveling, he hates publicity even more. But the Dora High School and Eastern New Mexico University graduate got a little of both, sprinkled with a pinch of recognition from Meharry’s Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. Meharry’s presented an honorary degree to the Xavier […]

Engagement: Idsinga-Kuchta

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Dawn Janae Idsinga of Portales, daughter of the late Douglas Idsinga and the late Debbie Idsinga is engaged to Joshua Shawn Kuchta of Portales, son of John and Olivia Kuchta of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Nov. 22, 2008, at Faith Family Christian Church. The reception will be held at the […]

Engagement: Cota-Deering

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Fred and Lupe Cota of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rosemary Jude Cota of Portales, to Keith Arden Deering of Sacramento, Calif. He is son of Brian Deering of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Therese Deering of Sacramento. She is a 2004 graduate of Portales High School and a 2008 graduate […]

Cannon airmen graduate ALS

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Danielle Martin Cannon’s newest leaders graduated from Airman Leadership School on Oct. 1 during a ceremony at The Landing. ALS prepares airmen for their role as a noncommissioned officer. By 27th SOW Public Affairs Office The following airmen recently graduated from Airman Leadership School on Oct. 1: 27th Special Operations […]

Oct. 5, 2008 Engagements

Fair-Chamberlin Roxie Pritchett and Darren Elrod announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sandra Lynn Fair, of Portales to Christopher George Chamberlin of Portales, son of Dr. Richard and Louise Chamberlin of Socorro. The ceremony will be held Oct. 18, 2008, at the Clovis Civic Center. The bride elect is a 2005 graduate […]

Aug. 17, 2008 Engagements

Chuck and Rachael Brown of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Danielle Brown of Clovis to Teofilo J. Rodriguez of Portales, son of Teofilo and Inez Rodriguez of Portales. The couple will exchange vows 2 p.m. Oct. 11, 2008 at St. Helen Catholic Church. The reception will be held at the […]

Hound soccer names new head coach

By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico Harold Munoz has a pretty good idea of what to expect with the Eastern New Mexico University soccer program. Munoz, a graduate assistant during the first two years of the program’s existence (2004-05), was named to the head coaching position on Monday — slightly more than a week before […]

NCOs graduate cademy

Kirtland Air Force Base — The following Cannon NCOs graduated from Kirtland NCO Academy, Class 08-5: • Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Armitage, 73rd Special Operations Squadron; • Tech. Sgt. Tana Kellner, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Group; • Tech. Sgt. Kevin Kennedy, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron; • Tech. Sgt. Vanessa King 27th Special Operations Wing; […]

Airmen graduate ALS

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Danielle Martin Airmen who graduated from Airman Leadership School, Class 2008-F, July 10 stand in front of the Hall of Heroes at the Landing The following airmen graduated from Airman Leadership School, Class 2008-F on July 10: • Senior Airman Aaron Bayer, 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron • Senior Airman […]

Engagement: Van Wettering/Olson

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David and Carolyn Van Wettering of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristen Van Wettering of Portales to Jeff Olson of Bemidji, Minn., son of Glen and Jeanne Olson of Bemidji, Minn. The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. July 25, 2008, at Southside Church of Christ in Portales. The […]

Fowler/Rutherford

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Ronnie and Brenda Fowler of Bowie, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Shea Fowler of Wichita Falls, Texas, to Tyler Wade Rutherford of Portales, son of Scooter and Donna Rutherford of Portales. The couple will exchange vows July 25, 2008, at Clovis Civic Center. A reception will follow at the civic center. The […]

Engagement: Culpepper/Miller

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Darwin and Janic Culpepper of Portales announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Jaytha Culpepper of Portales, to Jason Miller of Farwell, Texas, son of Richard and Nancy Miller of Farwell. The couple will exchange vows at 5:30 p.m. July 12, 2008, at the Southside Church of Christ in Portales. The bride-elect is a 2002 […]

David Limmer

David Limmer, a 2004 graduate of Clovis High School, received New Mexico Tech’s highest honor for an undergraduate at commencement ceremonies May 17. Limmer, who earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering with highest honors, was awarded the Brown Award for scholarship, leadership, and service. The faculty of New Mexico Tech selected him […]

Bilberry/Morris

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Jeff and Cheree Bilberry of Elida announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tori Bilberry of Elida, to Sterling Morris of Andrews, Texas, son of Candy Cotten of Andrews, Texas. The couple will exchange vows June 27, 2008, at the Baptist Church in Elida. The reception will follow at the Community House in […]

Engagement: Worthington/Yellow Eyes

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Hunter and Karen Worthington of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Worthington of Fort Worth, Texas, to Thomas Yellow Eyes of Fort Worth, son of Jack and Barbara Williams of Aledo, Texas. The couple will exchange vows June 16, 2008, in Orlando, Fla. A reception will be held June 29, […]

ENMU student continues education in summer school

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By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Writer While many 2008 graduates from Eastern New Mexico University spend their summers enjoying the free time, Colita Messer has decided to continue her education and begin graduate work. “It was not a hard choice to start my graduate work,” Messer said. “This is my sixth year of school, and […]

Engagement: Flen/Stroik

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Wylie and Becky Flen of Portales announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Amy Flen of Portales, to Darrin Stroik of Portales, son of Mike and Norma Stroik of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. July 5, 2008, at the Campus Union Ballroom at Eastern New Mexico University. A reception will follow […]

Engagement: Reed/Caton

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Joe and Becky Reed of Melrose announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Robin Reed of Melrose, to Steve Caton of Ragland, son of Fred and Rita Caton of Ragland. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. June 7, 2008, at First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the church. The bride-elect […]

Engagement: Collins/Legleiter

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Don and Sandra Collins of Sundown, Texas, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Collins of Portales to Lonnie Legleiter of Portales, son of Mack and Marjorie Legleiter of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. June 28, 2008, at Emmanual Baptist Church in Portales. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of […]

Engagement: Ytuarte/Stevens

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Yvonne Plunkett of Clayton announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Lousa Ytuarte, of Clayton to Lane Stevens of Portales, son of Terry and Pam Stevens of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Southside Church of Christ in Portales. The reception will be held at […]