Santa Rosa rallies to beat Coyotes

PNT staff SANTA ROSA — The Dora Coyotes doubled their pleasure in the second inning — five times, to be exact — but Santa Rosa rallied for four runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull out an 11-8 victory on Monday. Dan Massey, Tyler Wilhoit, Casey O’Connor, Ben Massey and J.R. Gonzales hit [...]

Country fortunate Rosa Parks led civil rights movement

Freedom Newspapers Sooner or later in the 1950s, a crisis was bound to occur over legalized, state-enforced racial segregation. The policy was inconsistent with the ideals of individual liberty on which the country was founded, the experience of World War II had created cracks that were bound to widen in the edifice of racial segregation, [...]

Oct. 22, 2005

Victoria “Vicky” Pinson Victoria “Vicky” Pinson, 68, of Vaughn died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis following an illness. She was born April 26, 1937, to the home of Cleofes and Elvira Duran Rael. She attended schools in Vaughn. She worked as a cook for the various restaurants in Vaughn [...]

April 24 Floyd School News

Upcoming Events • Kindergarten will be going on a field trip Friday. • Prom will be this Saturday night. • The talent show has been canceled. • Spring Program is May 3. • May 6 is an ELS day. Future Farmers of America Our chapter competed in the New Mexico State Career Development Events in [...]

Feb. 15 Obituaries

Conchita Sisneros, 86 Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Portales Cemetery. Mrs. Conchita Sisneros, 86, of Amarillo, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at SCCI Hospital in Amarillo. She was born on Aug. 21, 1918, in Moriarty, to Maria and Marciso Chavez. She grew up in LaPalma. She married Casimiro Sisneros on Sept. 16, 1944, in [...]

Lady Rams fall in district opener

PNT Staff RUIDOSO — After a tough pre-district schedule, the Portales Lady Rams weren’t able to get it going Saturday in their District 4-3A opener and dropped a 25-17, 25-20, 25-16 decision to the Ruidoso Lady Warriors. Portales (3-11, 0-1) returns to action tonight with a 6:30 p.m. district clash against Lovington at the PHS [...]

Youth gets visit from Campos

By Tony Parra uesday afternoon gave Representative Joe Campos and Portales High School Junior Joderick Rodriguez a chance to talk about the concerns of the Portales Youth. The two met to discuss surveys sent out by Rodriguez and to find out what problems youth are having and what bothers them the most in eastern New [...]

Tafoya devotes life to teaching

Helena Rodriguez Dr. Candido Tafoya has been a teacher for more than four decades, mostly teaching Spanish. He began his career as a school teacher in Santa Rosa. He also taught at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell and then became a professor at Eastern New Mexico University in 1970. He retired from ENMU in [...]