Not all rest on Labor Day

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony BullocksBobo Signs owner Gaylon Bobo, left, and Seth Pritchett apply primer Monday to a Garvey Processing sign on Abilene Avenue. By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Labor Day is just how it sounds to many people in Roosevelt County. The first Monday in September has long been designated as Labor […]

Elida beats Floyd to gain EPAC girls finals

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — The Elida Lady Tigers spent Friday afternoon filling up the stat sheet, and the team was able to fill in its name to the final game in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference tournament. Jewlie Paiz scored 16 points and stole eight Floyd passes and freshman guard Lindsey Bob […]

Salazar, Julia

Julia Salazar Services: Have been held. Mrs. Julia Salazar, 84, of Portales, died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Nov. 27, 1921, in Juan de Dios, to Antonia and Victor Chavez. She married Emilio Salazar on June 22, 1942, in Puerta de Luna. They lived in various […]

High ‘o’ Silver

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Portales’ Silver Paiz is a student at Clovis Community College. Freedom Newspapers: Lisa Sonnenschein Mike Linn Since Silver Paiz was a young girl she dreamed of becoming the New Mexico State Fair Queen. Little did she know then she would be the first from Roosevelt County. Paiz, 19, won overall honors in the state pageant […]