Student profile: Rachelle Urban

Rachelle Urban is a senior at the Clovis High School. She is the daughter of Christine Martinez. What is your theme song? “Brown-eyed Girl.” What do you envision your life being like in 10 years? I hope to be a teacher and have a family started. What is your greatest fear? To be buried alive. […]

“Spousal consent” seen as one step too far

By Tom Philpott: Military Digest Rachelle Arroyave was 27, pregnant and caring for two young daughters at Camp Pendleton, Calif., when notified last April 15 that her husband, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jimmy Arroyave, had been killed in a truck accident in Iraq.  She got more bad news the following day. Six weeks before his […]

Portales outlasts Shiprock at state

Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The defending Class 3A state champion Portales Lady Rams overcame the loss of three players to food poisoning Thursday to advance to the state tournament semifinals at Manzano High School. PHS finished third in four-team Pool B, splitting six games, then outlasted Pool A runnerup Shiprock 19-25, 25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 18-16 […]