Stuffed solution given for car

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Everywhere he goes, people gawk and take pictures of his car. But James “Woodstock” Laljer didn’t cover his 1974 Ford LTD with stuffed animals to get attention. He did it for his wife. “My wife is exactly 5 feet tall,” he said, explaining she always complained she couldn’t find […]

More wintry weather coming

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Friday’s snowfall was just the beginning of a wintry weekend, according to the National Weather Service. By Saturday, 1 to 4 inches of snow are expected fall in Curry, Roosevelt and De Baca counties with similar conditions expected through the Texas Panhandle. Residents on Friday woke to flurries and […]

CCC vice president appointed to library committee

SANTA FE — David L. Caffey, vice president for Institutional Effectiveness at Clovis Community College, has been appointed by the governor to the New Mexico State Library Commission, according to a state press release. Caffey has also worked for The University of New Mexico as director of the Harwood Foundation in Taos and at the […]

11-25 Anniversary

Wofford Dale and Mae Wofford of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary locally with family. The couple was married Nov. 27, 1957 at the Church of the Nazarene in Portales. They have three children, 11 grandchildren, three step-granchildren and three foster grandchildren. The couple co-owns A&S Microworks, LLC in Portales. He is retired from […]

11-25 Honors

Knudson Caroline Anne Knudson of Portales has received a $4,000 Denison Scholarship, according to a press release from Kansas State University where she is a student.

11-25 CSC Menu

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way, Portales Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday through Friday Monday: Pork Chop Olé, rice and Oriental vegetables, beets, cottage cheese, fruit cocktail, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday: Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chiles, salsa, flour tortillas, oatmeal cookie, peaches. Wednesday: Brunswick stew, garden salad and dressing, squash, crackers, […]

11-25 Floyd Schools Menu

Floyd Municipal; Schools menu for the week of Nov. 26-29. Breakfast Monday: Pancakes, sausage link, cereal, juice, milk Tuesday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday: Banana Nut Bread, cereal, juice, milk Thursday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Lunch Monday: Beef Stew, grilled cheese sandwich, peach cobbler, milk, (MS/HS Salad Bar) Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced […]

11-25 Library Books

The following books are available in the Portales Public Library: The Watkins Dictionary of Dream By Mario Reading Thousands of in-depth entries explore and explain the stuff of dreams in this book by Mario Reading. What does it mean if you dream of a white elephant? Of flying, dolls, or dentists? This book offers a […]

11-25 Dora School News

Book fair this week Patsy Ward, librarian, said the book fair will begin in the school library this week. The “buy one, get one free” promotion begins Monday and ends Dec. 6. Football, volleyball banquet set Ty Thatcher, athletic director, has scheduled a potluck style banquet Tuesday night for the Dora football and volleyball team […]

Desserts don’t have to be labor intensive

By Sheryl Borden: Creative living Information on gourmet desserts, making the most of a business lunch, and the benefits of eating blueberries will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon on Tuesday and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Cookbook author, Janel Franklin will demonstrate how to make gourmet desserts with little effort — and […]