Late scientist’s contributions to the field significant

Freedom Newspapers Joshua Lederberg is president emeritus of Rockefeller University. In a 2000 commentary for The Scientist magazine, he compared Arnold O. Beckman’s importance to the progress of science with that of Galileo (who invented the telescope) and Leeuwenhoek (who invented the microscope). That might seem a bit extravagant, but “the electronic and electromechanical tools […]

Arnold, Dorothea Sue

Dorothea Sue Arnold Services: Have been held. Dorothea Sue Arnold, 86, of Aztec died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born on Aug. 5, 1917, in Topeka, Kan. A resident of Aztec since 1959, she was active in the America Legion Auxiliary, the Girl’s State Program and […]

Purcell, Jeanetta Kerry

JEANETTA KERRY PURCELL Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jeanetta Kerry Purcell, 80, of Portales, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 23, 1923, in Olustee, Jackson County, Okla., to Lena McAlpine Arnold and Ben Arnold. She married Delbert Leland Purcell on Aug. 28, 1940, in Portales. They moved to […]

Arnold’s actions parallel to Clinton’s

Steve Chapman The California recall campaign was a noisy, raucous and often vitriolic affair. But the most striking feature of the final days was the silence. That was what you heard from conservatives on the subject of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s sexual escapades. Here was a guy who, voters learned, told a skin magazine in 1977 that […]

Democrats feigning shock in California

Thomas Sowell In hip and non-judgmental California, Democrats are suddenly expressing shock over Arnold Schwarzenegger’s past sex life, his father’s politics, and the example that his movies may have set for the young. Senator Dianne Feinstein expresses alarm over the fact that Arnold used ugly-looking military weapons in movies about military combat. Democrats are shocked, […]

The past lives at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

By Angela Peacock Painting a picture of New Mexico’s history from the beginning of time is what officials said people will experience when they visit Albuquerque’s New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. One of the museum’s biggest attractions is the Bisti Beast dinosaur display. Experts discovered the fossils of the Bisti, which was […]

Judge dismisses charges against officers

By Mike Linn PORTALES — A long, drawn-out feud took a major step toward resolution on Friday when Municipal Judge Fred Arnold dismissed contempt of court charges he filed against two Portales police officers. The dismissal came just hours before Arnold was scheduled to appear in court to defend one of three charges he filed […]

Judge rules in favor of Portales patrolman

By Mike Linn Police 1, Judge Fred Arnold 0. Portales officers appealing fines issued by the city’s municipal judge scored a victory in court on Monday. Ninth Judicial District Judge Robert Brack found patrolman Anthony Sanford not guilty of contempt of court and overturned a $100 fine that Arnold levied on the officer who missed […]