U.S. credit downgrade long overdue

I heard it reported that Timothy Geithner, the treasury secretary of the U.S., said that Standard & Poor’s made a terrible decision when it downgraded the U.S. government’s credit rating. He claimed this showed that S&P didn’t understand the math that is used to figure the U.S. government’s budget. Yeah, I don’t understand the fantasy […]

12-30-07 Public Record

The following people applied for marriage licenses: • Timothy Conrad Harper, 37, of Billings, Mont., and Sheila M. Allison, 37, of Albuquerque. • Gerald Ray Smith, 48, of Modesto, Calif., and Janice Stockard, 45, of Portales. • Jared L. Shearer, 20, of Clovis and Natasha J. Green, 17, of Portales. • Jeffery Huddleston, 27, of […]

June 11, 2006 Portales Junior High News

Portales Junior High students and their families ended the school year with an awards assembly May 22. Principal Steve Harris, teachers, and others recognized students for their hard work throughout the year. American Legion awards Webb Hutchins presented the American Legion awards to Kaitlyn Stratton and Timothy Smith. The nominees are selected on the basis […]

Fire victim beats the odds

Ryan Lengerich What happened to Timothy Clem more than six years ago was a tragic accident. What has happened since then, his sister said, is a miracle. On Sept. 1, 1997, Timothy was enjoying an afternoon at Greenbelt Lake outside Clarendon, Texas, near his hometown of Amarillo. His uncle was priming a carburetor with a […]