Local News Brief (Dec. 2)

Names left on Mayor’s Christmas Tree
There are still 121 names left on the Mayor’s Christmas Tree at Portales City Hall as of Thursday afternoon, according to Veda Urioste, an organizer of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree.
She said there were 244 names of children in Roosevelt County on the tree originally. People can take names off of the Christmas tree to purchase gifts for children who otherwise may not receive a gift this year. Urioste said the deadline has been extended from today to Wednesday. For more information, contact 356-6662.