Encouraging to see states stand up to feds

Freedom New Mexico The states are restless. Increasingly, states across America are resisting encroachments on their liberties by the federal government. The most recent examples concern objections by two states to the forced adoption of President Barack Obama’s health-care law. Voters in Missouri approved Tuesday, 71 percent to 29 percent, Measure C, the Health Care […]

PORTALES PROMOTES SUMMER VOLUNTARY WATERING SCHEDULE

Beginning this month, the City of Portales is encouraging all city and county residents to practice smart water consumption and conservation. The 2009 Summer Voluntary Water Schedule promotes such practices. The schedule is as follows: •

Magistrate court encouraging fine payment

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Curry County Magistrate Court wants to get the word out —

Baseball players earn praise

In case you missed it: Portales News-Tribune Managing Editor Karl Terry offers encouraging words for Roosevelt All-Stars:

June 28, 1981

Local law officers announced a new program aimed at encouraging responsible handgun ownership. … Shook Tire & Service, 500 Mitchell, announced Art Snipes was its new manager. … Chaparral Sports Center, 800 Main, was sponsoring a “sit-a-thon” contest in which the person sitting on a motorcycle the longest would win a Kawasaki.

Workshop may have opened the books

By David Stevens: Clovis News Journal Editor Dozens of public officials and associates showed up last week for a workshop explaining New Mexico’s Inspection of Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act sponsored by the state’s attorney general. And it looks like some of our elected and appointed leaders learned several things about what those […]