President proves history repeats

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist Although I am no historian, I do have an interest in what happened and why, especially involving big economic events of the past. One such event is The Great Depression. I just attended a superb weeklong conference at Cato University, where not only did I present a couple […]

Portales historian’s road marker dedicated

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Rosalie Powers White played the roles of teacher, wife, mother and leader, but it was her work as a Portales historian that brought her recognition Thursday. At the rest stop near the Blackwater Draw Museum on U.S. 70, the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative has placed a roadside […]

Portales historian honored

By Ruth Burns: FNM correspondent Rose Powers White has been chosen to be honored by a Historic Marker for her tireless dedication to preserving the history of the early days on the plains of Eastern New Mexico. Rosalie Pierce Powers was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1894 to Neville and Stephen Powers. She […]

Late local historian honored

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative is set to honor Rose Powers White, historian of the Portales area’s early days of settlement, with a historic roadside marker. A dedication and reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. July 30 at the Portales Public Library. State Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, will speak. Ruth […]

Historian preserves Cannon’s history

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Freedom New Mexico Cannon Air Force Base’s new historian loves his new job. “What’s not to like?” said Rick Shea, who took the position in February. “I like everything about this job: The opportunity to be a part of the Air Force, to watch, record and be a part of the growth of a new […]

Cannon acquires new historian

Rick Shea is Cannon Air Force Base’s new historian. He is responsible for documenting and recording the history of the base. By Sarah Meyer: Cannon Connections Cannon Air Force Base’s new historian loves his new job. “What’s not to like?” said Rick Shea, who took the position in February. “I like everything about this job: […]