July 17, 1977

• Twelve rail cars hauling potash and one car hauling anhydrous ammonia derailed at the Elida Crossing in front of the Worley Mills Elevator.
• Mr. and Mrs. ernest Propes received the Yard of the Month award for July. The award was presented by the Portales Garden Club.
• A two pound package of Lynden Farm French fries were on sale for 49 cents at Park Way Supermarket.