In search of ponies: Lamb lesson

Sharna Johnson It was Easter time a couple of decades ago and my father had a surprise up his sleeve. My brother and I thought it was just another of many exploratory trips when we pulled up to the farm and saw the sheep milling about in the field — until Dad told us to […]

Gyros

1 lb. ground lamb (beef) 1 lg. clove garlic, pressed 2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. basil 1/4 tsp. marjoram 1/2 tsp. thyme 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/8 c. snipped parsley 6 pita pockets 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 onions, chopped SAUCE: 16 oz. sour cream 1 med. cucumber, pureed (puree […]

Christ Is “Coming Again in Glory”

By Curtis K. Shelburne I enjoyed a good laugh recently when a dear friend and fellow pastor asked another mutual friend and highly-respected preacher, “What’s your sermon title for Sunday?” The good gentleman replied with mirth and mischief, “Why Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins Have Left Me Behind.” He was kidding. But just about […]

Residents buy cheaper groceries through charity

By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers About 200 Portales residents went to First Baptist Church on Saturday to take advantage of a new program that provides low-cost groceries. The Angel Food Ministries, a Georgia-based non-profit organization, reports on its Web site the average retail value of the groceries is about $50 per box. The charity sells […]

Thorne, Michael . “Mike”

Michael E. “Mike” Thorne, 71, of Clovis died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born March 17, 1934, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Robert T. and Lois Vance Lamb. He was a respiratory therapist and former member of the Eagles, Odd Fellows and Kiwanis. He married Shirlee Jean […]

Oct. 8 Club notes, Birthdays, Weddings, Honors

Club Notes Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Sept. 27 for its regular business meeting. Vice Grand Serena Goar led the group in the re-obligation ceremony. The officers for next year were elected. Serena Goar was elected noble grand. Mary Dorris was elected vice grand. Evelyn Calder will serve as secretary/treasurer and Mary Dorris […]

Muleshoe’s Lamb triumphed over alcoholism

By Don McAlavy If you tuned into KMUL radio in Muleshoe 25 to 45 years ago, you’d be certain to hear the “Muletrain News” six days a week. You’d hear the gravel-voice, gray-haired station manager Gil Lamb energetically begin his praises of Muleshoe country. Lamb would declare Muleshoe to be a good place to raise […]

West Texas A&M edges Greyhounds

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Edmound Elzy misses a dunk attempt over West Texas A&M’s Jarvis Brown in the first half of Monday’s game at Greyhound Arena. Brown was called for a foul on the play and Elzy hit one of two free throws. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Two big rivals had some […]

Big run thwarts Hounds against West Texas

Freedom Newspapers CANYON, Texas — Senior forward Jamil Terrell scored 15 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had three blocks while senior guard Carl Lamb had 15 points and four assists Monday night as West Texas A&M downed Eastern New Mexico University 66-59 in Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball. The host Buffaloes (8-10, 2-1 […]

Mary never had a lamb like this one

by Bob Huber Before they come after me with that final funny jacket, I have to tell you that the night the lamb broke up our bridge party ranks as a high-water mark in my otherwise serene life. Of course, it doesn’t live up to the time our neighbor lady shut down her husband’s drunken […]