Honors — May 22

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Miller [image #1, align= right, size= medium] Bev Miller of Beta Phi Chapter 2175 Clovis, received a second place award for publicity for 2010-2011 from Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Perez Deanna Perez of Fort Sumner was one of many nominees for the Diamonds in the Rough award at the Women in Agriculture Leadership Conference (WALC) recently [...]

Year’s pioneer named

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By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers T.Z. Duncan, who came to Roosevelt County in 1936, was named Pioneer of the Year during a reception held Friday evening at the Memorial Building in Portales. Local musician Chris Harrell kicked off the festivities with a medley of songs that celebrated the pioneer spirit of nominees Duncan and Irene [...]

Heritage Days festivities draw near

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce officials and volunteers are gearing up for the 23rd annual Heritage Days Celebration. The annual event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Friday with the Pioneer of the Year reception at the Memorial Building. This year there are two nominees, T.Z. Duncan and Irene [...]

The winners are…

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Oscar night always promises at least one awkward speech, one winner you expected, and many you didn’t. The days before promise piles of Oscar picks columns from people who spend careers watching movies. Kevin Wilson and Greg Price spend their paychecks on movies. Price watched all five Rocky movies in one sitting before going to [...]

Church separation shouldn’t invite secular tyranny

Freedom Newspapers Many Americans seem to invoke a double standard on the question of when it is appropriate for religious groups or leaders to weigh in on matters of politics and public policy. When a “reverend” this or a “father” that attempts to lend moral authority to a cause with which liberals agree, it’s not [...]