Thursday morning briefing: A free concert, big Melrose bash and a Soviet space dog

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Free concert Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting a special concert by Irish pianist Peter Mack at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building. Admission is free. Mack is the winner of the New Orleans, Young Keyboard Artists […]

May 21 -May 27 What's Happening

Friday End of School Bash — 3 p.m., 801 Community Center. Nine-hole shootout — 5 p.m., Whispering Winds Golf Course. Art Contest Submission deadline — 5 p.m., Community Center. Late Nighter — 9 p.m., Landing Zone.

Portales Smokin’ Third bash kicks off Independence Day festivities

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PNT Photo: Zhongming Jiang A fireworks display explodes over the city of Portales. The show is part of the Smokin’ Third of July Bash. The event kicks off Independence Day festivities in Eastern New Mexico. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico Every holiday seems to be a time for family to get together. The Fourth […]