Hounds split with Wildcats

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ENMU pitcher Evan Courteau makes a pickoff throw to first during Saturday’s game against Abilene Christian. (PNT photo: Karl Terry) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Derrick Kennedy delivered a two-out, two-run double and Justin Gee followed with a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh, lifting the Eastern New Mexico University baseball […]

Hounds’ bats key sweep

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Justin Gee accepts congratulations from teammates after scoring during a 10-run fourth against West Texas A&M on Friday. (Freedom Newspapers: Jesse Wolfersberger) Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team may have been struggling recently, but the Greyhounds certainly broke out on Friday night. Sophomore third baseman Derrick Kennedy led a […]

Kennedy, Rex

Rex P. Kennedy of Lubbock, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. He was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Muleshoe, to William Gordon Kennedy and Ola Rosalind Page. He attended grammar school at Muleshoe and the family ultimately settled in Grady, where he graduated from high school. He moved to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University […]

Dines, Billie J.

Billie June Dines, 71, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born April 7, 1934, in Albuquerque, to Grace Elizabeth and Robert Scott Kennedy. She graduated from Raton High School with honors. She was employed as a bookkeeper at the local electric company in Raton. She married […]

Terry-Burkett, Musette

Musette Terry-Burkett, 88, of Portales died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Nov. 21, 1916, in Mexia, Texas, to Burr and Maggie Nichols Kennedy. She married Bob W. Terry Aug. 26, 1933, in Portales. They lived, farmed and operated a dairy west of Portales. She was employed by […]

D.L. Kennedy, Severino Armijo, Harold D. Burris

Sharna Johnson Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. D.L. Kennedy Date of birth: Aug. 6, 1923 Dates of Service: April 8, 1944 to Dec. 23, 1945 Hometown: Avonell, Calif. Lives […]

Kennedy, Myrl

Myrl Kennedy Services: Have been held. Fred Myrl Kennedy, 91, of Fort Sumner, died Saturday, August 6, 2005 at Good Samaritan Care Center. Kennedy was born Feb. 23, 1914 in Crosbyton, Texas to the home of Dandridge “Tack” Kennedy and the former Mary Jane “Mam” McDonald. He was raised in Dickins, and Wellmon, Texas and […]

Future journalists worthy investment

By Ned Cantwell: State Columnist Let me tell you about Lara Kennedy. Lara Kennedy is a Clovis High School kid. She is a prime example of what would happen if we freed our schools from the thugs and let the teachers concentrate on students who care. Lara Kennedy cares. So do the other dozen students […]

Poor prioritizing exacerbates financial issues

Freedom Newspapers In yet another illustration of how pork, parochialism and congressional privilege routinely trump practicality, frugality and responsible priority-setting in Washington, the U.S. Senate voted recently to override a Pentagon plan to decommission an aircraft carrier and cancel a troubled cargo plane program. Both proposals were made in an effort to defray the mounting […]

Bow, Helen M.

Helen M. Bow Services: Have been held. Mrs. Helen M. Bow, 85, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Feb. 28, 1919, in Paul’s Valley, Okla., to Ethel and Jonathan Short. She grew up in Oklahoma and New Mexico. She moved to Farmington where […]