Military Feature: Portales Marine returns from Iraq

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Courtesy photo Portales High alumnus Lance Cpl. Kody Ashmore spent almost nine months in Iraq. By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers Memorial Day was especially poignant for one Portales couple whose son was home on leave from a tour in Iraq. Kody Ashmore, 20, a U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal and Portales High School graduate, returned […]

The battle for your buck

Janet Taylor-Birkey (Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series about Airmen and their money.) Vulnerabilities often result from financial storms While the phrase, “It’s only money” is commonly used, Airmen and other military members may face a special vulnerability when it comes to dealing with their finances. Benefits such as medical and […]

Ashmore, Susan

Susan Ashmore Services: Have been held. Susan Elizabeth Wenzel Ashmore, 59, of Morehead, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. She was born on July 16, 1945, in Superior, Wis., to John and Evelyn Tan Wenzel of Esko, Minn. She was a 1963 graduate of Lincoln […]