One more reason not to mess with Texas

Freedom New Mexico If there weren’t already enough reasons to follow the admonition, “Don’t mess with Texas,” here’s one more: Do it frivolously, and it could cost you. Republican Governor Rick Perry recently signed into law a comprehensive legal reform measure that will give Texas one of the nation’s toughest protections against frivolous lawsuits. The […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Volleyball, questions about ice cream and the mess at 21st

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Sightseeing leads to prickly mess

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense It is a photo imbedded in my memory — partly cloudy blue skies, a nearby mountain range coursing diagonally across the background, a finger shadow on the lens, and the glimpse of a startled horse’s left eye in the bottom right hand corner. I was making […]

March 8, Letter to the Editor

Downtown shaping up to be mess I’m beginning to doubt our county/city officials can make the right decisions in improving infrastructure. The changes recently made around the Roosevelt County Courthouse are the latest example. As the project began to take form, doubts and confusion also began to take form. I thought the trees and other […]

Wind damage

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Friends Kayla Sanders, left, and George Garcia have a mess to clean up in Garcia’s backyard. Sunday’s strong winds brought down a tree from a neighboring property, taking down Garcia’s chain link fence and an electrical wire. The tree landed on a few bicycles Garica had in the backyard, where […]

Real cowboy doesn’t mess around

By Baxter Black: PNT columnist When I say Alvin was a cowboy, I mean in the most basic sense. With a horse and a rope, a box of matches and a cinch ring, a pocket knife and a piggin’ string, he could do the job. Dick ran cows on some pretty rough country in southern […]

Rolls are no trouble for those you love

By Joan Clayton: PNT Religion Columnist My husband looked forward to Sunday lunch at Mother’s house. He longed to eat her light, crusty piping hot rolls. Try as I might, I could never duplicate Mother’s homemade rolls. I used the same recipe, but they never turned out right.  Our first baby had a long siege […]