Glenda “Mo” Gollehon

Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Glenda “Mo” Gollehon, 59, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home in Portales. Mrs. Gollehon was born Dec. 12, 1947 to Glen Albert and Mary Osborne Holbrook in Tucumcari. She came to Clovis in the 1970s where she married Michael Lee Gollehon on […]

Glenda “Mo” Gollehon

Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Glenda “Mo” Gollehon, 59, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home in Portales. Mrs. Gollehon was born Dec. 12, 1947 to Glen Albert and Mary Osborne Holbrook in Tucumcari. She came to Clovis in the 1970s where she married Michael Lee Gollehon on […]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. […]

County native recognized with state music award

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By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Based upon the recommendations of people from the Portales and Clovis area and across New Mexico, the Kene Terry Band has been chosen as the April Artist of the Month by the New Mexico Music Commission. “It’s pretty cool,” said Logan High School graduate and lead vocalist Kene Terry, on […]

Portales girls survive scare

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Lady Rams knew they could beat District 4-3A rival Ruidoso — heck, they’d already done it three times this season by double-figure margins. The fourth one, in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game on Tuesday at The Pit, came a little harder before the defending champions […]

Sci-Fi writer Jack Williamson dies

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The man considered by many the “Dean of Science Fiction” — Jack Williamson — died Friday at his home in Portales. He was 98. A prolific writer, Williamson authored more than 50 novels and numerous short stories, including eight novels completed after he turned 90. His first story, “The Metal […]

Rattlers set to take on Dexter

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After a close loss to Class 3A Portales, the Tucumcari Rattlers will face the Dexter Demons, a 2A school, on Friday night. Until now, the Rattler’s tough schedule has pitted them against larger 3 and 4A schools. Coach Dub S mith said, “We’ve played against a lot of larger […]

Portales edges out a win against Tucumcari

By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers BLACKWATER DRAW — Portales held on to beat Tucumcari 7-6 in a defensive struggle Friday night at Greyhound Stadium in the Rams’ homecoming game. Minutes after a 55-yard field goal attempt by Tucumcari (1-5) fell short, Portales coach Andy Correll said the Ram defense deserved the credit for the win. […]

Sharon L. Porter

Sharon L. Porter Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Sharon L. Porter, 51, died Friday, June 16, 2006, in Portales. Miss Porter was born Feb. 18, 1955, in Tucumcari to Frances Shaw Porter and Kenneth L. Porter. She taught special education in the Las Cruces area before returning to Tucumcari in 2002 following […]

Things to do

Freedom Newspapers June 16-18 — 22nd annual Heritage Days, Portales City Park, live music, food, art, car show, Portales 23-25 — Badlands Motorcycle Rally, Clovis Civic Center 24 — Dairyfest, featuring the Bellamy Brothers, Curry County Fairgrounds 24 — Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza, Potter Park, Clovis July 4 — Smoke on the Water fireworks, Greene Acres […]