Thursday morning briefing: Supercomputers, vacations and blue jeans

Good morning. It’s the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Super doings Eastern New Mexico University is hosting a tele-conference with Gov. . Bill Richardson as a supercomputer demonstration. The supercomputer is in the New Mexico Computing Applications Center in Albuquerque. The demonstration is 10 a.m. Wednesday at ENMU’s University Computer Center. Open to anyone. Website […]

Jan. 10, 1963

According to the Portales News-Tribune, J-Lee department store advertised genuine wrangler jeans for boy’s at $2.49 a pair.

Broadcast to feature craft tips

By Sheryl Borden: Creative living Information on speech presentation tips, painting jeans and healthy eating for kids will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and at 2 p.m. Saturday. Robert Vartabedian will explain why it’s so important for every speaker to understand the various styles, needs and skills of effective speech […]

Sept. 25, 1969

• Portales residents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johns were preparing to travel to Seoul, Korea where Mr. Johns will be an advisor to Korean manufacturing firms under the auspices of International Executive Services Corps. The couple had served as Vista workers for the past year. • During a meeting of the Roosevelt County Soil and Water […]

August 14, 1960

• Twenty-five Roosevelt County 4-H club members and four adults returned home from the annual encampment at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. • Four homemaking teachers from Roosevelt County attended the state meeting of Home Economics Teachers on the campus of New Mexico State University. • Lit’l pal Jeans were on sale for […]

School bells bring back fond memories

Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor OK, I’ll admit the song refrain to the right was popular quite a few years before my school days. But thanks to my music teacher at L..L Brown Elementary, Mrs. Brasell, who taught us all the old songs, this one popped into my head 40 years later, as Portales schools […]

Clovis police search for robbery suspect

Freedom Newspapers Clovis police are looking for a pair of male suspects who attempted to rob a Clovis residence at gunpoint Wednesday night. The two suspects entered a residence in the 1100 block of Sheldon Street around midnight and demanded money, according to a news release from the Clovis Police Department. One had a sawed-off […]