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Articles from the November 26, 2015 edition

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Ice storm on the way

Staff report Brace yourself. Eastern New Mexico can expect freezing rain, high winds, maybe some snow and certainly hazardous driving conditions from 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Xcel Energy officials on Thursday were preparing for the possibil... Full story

 

Rams seek title run

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Last year the Portales Lady Rams finished 23-7 and made it to the Class 4A championship game before coming up short against Hope Christian 47-42. This year, third...

 

ENMU men's basketball capsule — Nov. 27

ENMU vs. Emporia State, ENMU vs. Nova Southeastern • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today and Saturday in West Texas A&M’s Pak-A-Sak Thanksgiving Classic at Canyon, Texas. • Records: ENMU 1-3, Emporia State 1-2, Nova Southeastern 2-1 • Last meetings:... Full story

 

ENMU men's basketball capsule — Nov. 27

ENMU vs. Emporia State, ENMU vs. Nova Southeastern • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today and Saturday in West Texas A&M’s Pak-A-Sak Thanksgiving Classic at Canyon, Texas. • Records: ENMU 1-3, Emporia State 1-2, Nova Southeastern 2-1 • Last meetings:... Full story

 

Friday area prep football capsule — Nov. 27

Muleshoe vs. Shallowater When: 7 p.m. (CST) today in a Class 3A Division I regional round game at Levelland Records: Muleshoe 11-1, Shallowater 9-2 Last week: In the area round, the Mustangs outscored Bowie 64-50 at Snyder, while the Mules turned...

 

Winter makes way to High Plains

Staff report Brace yourself. Eastern New Mexico can expect freezing rain, high winds, maybe some snow and certainly hazardous driving conditions today through Saturday. Xcel Energy officials on Thursday night were preparing for the possibility of wid...

 

Over 400 served holiday dinner

Managing editor [email protected] Whether to help serve or to eat, more than 300 area residents showed up for the 13th annual Portales community Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Memorial... Full story

 

Wilson: Resident movie expert shares favorite holiday flicks

There’s a reason I didn’t write about Thanksgiving movies. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” begins and ends the conversation. Christmas movies? The conversation never ends. I’ll limit...

 

Notebook — Nov. 27

Once the professional shoppers are sleeping off their Black Friday runs — not to mention the Thanksgiving day/night madness — it will be safe to venture out and start actually Christmas shopping for friends and loved ones. Small Business Saturday...

 

Cantwell: Nico like an eagle among us

Eagles are referred to 33 times in the Bible. Historically, the eagle was the national bird of the Assyrians, the Egyptians, the Romans and now Americans. link Pat Cantwell The eagle is called the...

 

To do list — Nov. 27

Thursday • Little Miss Merry Xmas Pageant — 6 p.m. at the Yam Theatre. Information: 575-356-5354 • ENMU Holiday Concert — 7 p.m. at the Campus Union Ballroom. Free to the public. Information: 562-1011 Ongoing • Farmer’s market —5 p.m....

 

Brown: Can't go wrong with good tools

Thanksgiving passes with the consumption of mass quantities of turkey, stuffing and, far more importantly, cranberries. Plus friends, family, and hopefully a good game of football. For many, it also... Full story

 

Pages past — Nov. 27

On this date ... 1990: Incumbent Roosevelt County Commissioner Herschel Caviness was back in office — by one vote. After the Nov. 6 election, challenger Garry Dictson appeared to have defeated...

 

Americans should thank those who serve us, country

Many can be grateful this Thanksgiving week for warm homes, good food, exciting football matchups and the laughter of family and friends. But as the world outside our borders seems to be coming apart at the seams, we can — and should — give...

 

McManigal: Life's never perfect, but still good

You already know this, of course, but you may not think about it very often: You never know what the next moment will bring. The worst days start exactly like the best days. I was in the middle of...

 

Render: Democrats forgot how to debate

A friend of mine mentioned to me last August that he thought Jim Webb would be a viable candidate for president on the Democratic ticket. I said there is no way the Democrats would nominate a former... Full story

 

Lighthouse Mission full of thanksgiving

link Staff photo: Brittney Cannon Around 40 people were waiting when the Lighthouse Mission opened its doors Thursday afternoon to host its annual Thanksgiving feast. STAFF WRITER...

 

Wilson: Christmas movie conversation never ends

link Kevin Wilson There’s a reason I didn’t write about Thanksgiving movies. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” begins and ends the conversation. Christmas movies? The conversation never ends.... Full story

 

Brown: The perfect gift for one who has everything

link Audra Brown Thanksgiving passes with the consumption of mass quantities of turkey, stuffing and, far more importantly, cranberries. Plus friends, family, and hopefully a good game of football. For many, it also triggers the official start of...

 

Winter is coming

Staff report Brace yourself. Eastern New Mexico can expect freezing rain, high winds, maybe some snow and certainly hazardous driving conditions today through Saturday. Xcel Energy officials on Thursday night were preparing for the possibility of wid...

 

Single mom 'overjoyed' with Empty Stocking fund's help

Staff report This is an exceptionally hard year for one single mom — Ms. A — and her three children, the Salvation Army reports. They are barely making ends meet. Mom was already struggling financially when Multiple Sclerosis made it impossible... Full story

 

Notebook - Nov. 27

Once the professional shoppers are sleeping off their Black Friday runs — not to mention the Thanksgiving day/night madness — it will be safe to venture out and start actually Christmas shopping for friends and loved ones. Small Business Saturday... Full story

 

Pages Past - Nov. 27

linkOn this date ... Nov. 27 1990: Incumbent Roosevelt County Commissioner Herschel Caviness was back in office — by one vote. After the Nov. 6 election, challenger Garry Dictson appeared to have... Full story

 

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