College Goal Sunday slated College Goal Sunday will be hosted at Portales High School on 1-3 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Portales High School/PMSD District Computer Lab.
Spanish Spelling Bee Ruben Tellez, sponsor, had the library full of students ready to show their skills in spelling Spanish words Wednesday. Students had to correctly spell the words then indicate where the accents or tildes were placed.
By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on making purses, using waste canvas for needlework stitching and doing a faux marble finish on walls are the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Designer, author and sewing instructor Linda McGehee will show how to create purses with multiple zippers and compartments. […]
Johnson-Moreno Robinson Sandra Johnson-Moreno and Oscar H. Robinson, both of Portales, were joined in marriage Dec. 31, 2008, at the home of Rose and Gary Robbins. Rev. Galen Issaacs performed the Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the late Tom W. and Mary Ann Johnson of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of […]
Science fair winnersDavid Bass, principal, and Lana Powell, science teacher, announce these winners of the 2009 Dora School Science Fair:• Earth Science – first, The Earth Layers, Kyle Burress; second, Volcanoes, Ismael Machado; third, Up Draft, Chase Varnell• Physics – first, Goin Showin Safely, Koby Cone; second, Under Pressure Ball Bouncing Dynamics, Dylan Privett; third, […]
Bare-Williamson Collin Ray Bare-Williamson and Valerie Nicole Bare-Williamson were born Dec. 19, 2008, at University Medical Center in Lubbock to Dustin Bare-Williamson and Samantha Dropps, both of Portales. Collin weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Valerie weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Alan and Mary Ann Dropps of Clovis and Rosalee Williamson of Portales and […]
By Eric Butler, Freedom Correspondent Crisper play, both offensively and defensively, helped Eastern New Mexico University get out to a lead Saturday night as the Zias tried to get their first Lone Star Conference South Division win. But five points just didn’t turn out to be enough. A rash of turnovers helped visiting Angelo State […]
WTAMU West Texas A&M University has named more than 1,100 students to honor lists for the fall 2008 semester. Of that total, 417 were named to the President’s List and 758 students were named to the Dean’s List. Area students include: • Travis D. Field Students named to the President’s List must have a grade […]
RGH Auxiliary The first meeting of 2009 for the Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met in the home of president Sid Phillips on Jan. 21. President Phillips called the meeting or order with the reading f the Auxiliary Prayer. She introduced a visitor, Sherry Fahrenkrug. Sherry demonstrated a duck puppet and suggested it be sold in […]
Homecoming Wednesday: Way Out Games Friday: Floyd at Elida – 3 p.m. junior high boys/girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys/girls Saturday: Dora at Elida -3 p.m. junior high boys/girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys/girls. Homecoming ceremony following varsity boys’ game. Essay winner The Elida seventh and eighth grade students participated in a writing […]
This week at the library: Tuesday at 4 p.m. will be the first meeting of the new Teen Writing Group. Carol Erwin, an English instructor from Eastern New Mexico University, will lead the group. Teens interested in taking part in this group should see Youth Services Librarian Heather Christensen for more information. Preschool Storytime meets […]
The following books area available for checkout at the Portales Public Library: Dark of NightBy: Suzanne BrockmannOperative James Nash has performed ultra-covert “Black Ops” for The Agency, a lethal, shadowy, government outfit.
Freedom New Mexico Former attorney general Michael Mukasey made a grievous error when he ruled that immigrants have no recourse regarding errors made in their cases. In one of the last acts of the Bush administration, Mukasey ruled that immigrants don’t have the right to have their deportation cases reopened because they had poor legal […]
By Karl Terry: PNT Columnist A hospital stay shouldn’t be like a visit to the Twilight Zone but my wife’s stays certainly tend in that direction. I’ve told about her experiences in seeing the ghost of Doc Holliday while in the Glenwood Springs, Colo., hospital just a few hundred yards from Doc’s final resting place. […]
By Anita Tedaldi: PNT Columnist My oldest daughter, age eight, is beginning to show concerns about what other people think of her. She asks me if a skirt looks nice or if her hair resembles the other girls’ in her swimming class. I see her eyes furtively checking out her friends’ attires and shoes before […]
Fund created for LovatosA fund for Kacee Lovato’s family has been set up at First Financial Federal Credit Union. Lovato died in a car crash Thursday.Donations: 356-5530, extension 1607, or 700 W. Second St. City Council has Thursday meetingThe first Portales City Council meeting in February is scheduled for an unusual day. The meeting is […]
SundayFaith Search Discovery seminar — 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, Second Street and Avenue C. Skeptical-biologist-turned-Christian Don Bierle presents evidence in support of Christianity. Seminar and lunch are free, and Bierle’s book “Surprised by Faith” is available for $6. TuesdayRoosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. Roosevelt County Courthouse.Teen writers group meeting — 4 p.m. […]
Jan. 22 • Sam Villanueva, 48, was found guilty of driving on a suspended/revoked driver license. He was ordered to serve 357-days suspended sentence to Roosevelt County Dentention Center to serve a 7-day jail term, attend ASPEN program, supervise probation for 357-days and pay court costs and fees. Monday • Christian Putzier, 24, was found […]