Portales native blasts No. 17

Portales-born Cody Ross hit his 17th home run of the season on Monday for the Florida Marlins.

Tucumcari Olympian making headlines

Internet Web sites are loaded with features and news reports related to former Tucumcari resident Amber Campbell, who is competing in the Summer Olympics.

Blogger: We must trust God

Blogger Alvin Petty reports:

Racing Commission sets Wednesday meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday morning in Santa Fe.

Nobody likes to be needled

Life was good — until the dog found a porcupine.

Happy birthday, Hernandez

Dianna Hernandez has been on this earth for nearly a quarter of a century.

ENMU produced Olympic standout

Eastern New Mexico has not produced a lot of Olympians, but we haven’t been shut out either.

Updates from our bloggers

What is humane when it comes to putting down animals?

Local Olympian competes Aug. 18

Opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing are Friday but we’ll have to wait 10 days more to watch former Tucumcari resident Amber Campbell compete in the women’s hammer throw.

Time to vote (in our Web polls)

Have you voted in our Web polls lately? They’re at the bottom of our home page: