Oct. 30, 1951

• Maley & Son Motor Co. advertised a 1949 Plymouth 4-door with heater for $1,150. They also had a black 1949 Nash Super with just 26,000 miles and white wall tires for the same price
• Paul Bryant, 11-year-old son of A.L. French of Elida showed the grand champion Hereford sire at the Roosevelt County Fair.
• Portales residents packed a meeting called to explain how a proposed paving district might work in the city. The project proposed would cost $411,000 and engineers said it would also address drainage problems.