A kiss from Jezika

Who inspires you? Doug McGregor has an example for us all: “Right now I am getting a lot of inspiration from my granddaughter Jezika Freeman,” he wrote in an e-mail. Jezika was recently involved in a car wreck in Portales in which her husband was killed and she suffered severe brain trauma. “Every day we […]

Images, objects can represent dreams

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist My friend Bernard likes to look at Chevy porn. When I queried him recently about a stack of magazines piling up in his closet, he referred to these car magazines as his “Chevy porn.” It’s no secret he is into Chevys. He even has pinups of his beloved Chevys all […]

Nine years later, Selena’s death still hurts

Helen Rodriguez Some people remember exactly what they were doing when JFK was shot on Nov. 22, 1963, or exactly what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001. I remember exactly what I was doing on March 31, 1995. I was sitting inside of my cubicle at the Muleshoe Journal when my Dad called and […]