Feb. 1, 2009 Floyd School Menu

Monday Breakfast: Pancakes, sausage patty, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch: Chili, meat and potatoes, flour tortilla, baked beans, apricot and milk. Salad bar for MS/HS. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch: Bean tostadas, salad, pears and milk. Salad bar for MS/HS. Wednesday Breakfast: Ham and Cheese hot pocket, cereal, juice and milk. […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Elida School News

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 […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Library Events

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 […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Library Books

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.

Court rights should apply to immigrants, too

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 […]

Wife’s hospital trips memorable

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. […]

Children need to find own path

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 […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Local Briefs

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 […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Events Calendar

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. […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Magistrate Court Dispositions

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 […]