March 15, 2009 On the shelves

“Life Sentences” by Laura Lippman — By baring her life on the page, author Cassandra Fallows has achieved remarkable success. However, after an unsuccessful stab at fiction, Cassandra believes the she may have found the story that will enable her triumphant return to nonfiction. As a girl, Cassandra grew up in a racially diverse, middle-class […]

March 15, 2009 Portales junior high news

Track Season Opens The work students have been doing to get ready for track and field events should pay off Thursday when they face their first competition in Texico. Coaches have had their team members practicing various events, and students report that each event works different muscles. Family Learning Event Teachers welcome students and their […]

March 15, 2009 Portales high news

Junior Preview Day Scheduled At ENMU Eastern New Mexico University will host Junior Preview Day 10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Saturday. ENMU is inviting Portales High School Juniors to meet faculty and current ENMU students, learn more about academic offerings, see the residence halls, tour the campus, and answer any questions students may have.

March 15, 2009 Engagements

Polomski-Tivis Michael and Linda Polomski of Silver City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, MikaJo Beck Polomski of Silver City to Trevor Scott Tivis of House, son of Danny and Peggy Tivis of House. The couple will exchange vows June 20, 2009, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Silver City. […]

March 15, 2009 Club notes

Altrusa Int’l. Altrusa Int’l. Inc. of Portales met March 9 in the Sandia Room at ENMU. Various members were recognized who had worked on projects since the last meeting. These included Nancy Legleiter, Lori Bohm and members who helped deliver Meals on Wheels.

March 15, 2009 Portales library news

Preschool Storytime meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays. This week’s storytime theme is “A Rainbow of My Own.”

March 15, 2009 CSC menu

Monday: Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot raisin salad, biscuit, margarine and mandarin oranges. Tuesday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, wheat roll, margarine and mandarin oranges. Wednesday: Ham and noodles, California vegetables, vegetable salad, dressing, cottage cheese and peaches. Thursday: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, gravy, turnip greens, margarine, whole wheat roll, margarine and gelatin with fruit. […]

March 15, 2009 Floyd menu

Monday: Breakfast — French toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, chocolate pudding, milk, salad bar for MS and HS. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans, roll, apple crisp, milk, salad bar for MS and HS. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast […]

March 15, 2009 Elida news

• Seven Elida Seniors have been awarded the RCEC scholarship. Ryan Best, Trent Bilberry, Anna Campbell, Ethan Jasso, Nicole Jasso, Levi Massey, and Gustavo Rodriguez each received a $1,000 award. • Kynzi Creighton is the winner the 4-H story contest. The story details her year in 4-H. As a result of her efforts, Kynzi and […]

March, 15 2009 Dora news

FFA practice schedule • Monday – Dairy, 1-5 p.m. • Tuesday – Crops, 4-7 p.m. • Wednesday – Livestock, 4-7 p.m. • Thursday – Entomology & Dairy Foods, 4-7 p.m. • Friday – Land & Homesite, 9 am-Noon; Pasture, 1-5 p.m.; Dairy Foods, 5-8 p.m. • Saturday – Contest at Lovington; teams leave Dora at […]

Gravy mixes mealtime solution

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on candle centerpieces, using prepared gravy mixes and cooking with apples will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Rita Fuentes, senior regional vice president for PartyLite Gifts Inc. in Plymouth, Mass., will share ideas for bringing fun and festivity to a […]

Broadcast to feature craft tips

By Sheryl Borden: Creative living Information on speech presentation tips, painting jeans and healthy eating for kids will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and at 2 p.m. Saturday. Robert Vartabedian will explain why it’s so important for every speaker to understand the various styles, needs and skills of effective speech […]

March 1, 2009 On the shelves/Library events

Monday is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the Portales Public Library is set to participate in Read Across America to celebrate. From noon to 2:30 p.m., we will have guests read to visiting elementary school classes. At 4:30 p.m., a birthday party, complete with a story, games and cake, is scheduled. Preschool Storytime meets at 10:30 […]

March 1, 2009 Elida School news

Upcoming events March 6-7— Basketball State Regional Playoffs March 10-14 — Basketball State Tournament Baseball season starts March 16 with a home game against San Jon. Two varsity games are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Spring break is March 23-27. Breakfast Menu: Monday: bagel, juice, milk, cereal Tuesday: rice, toast, juice, milk, cereal […]

March 1, 2009 Community calendar

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday’s paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Sunday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m.-noon, […]

March 1, 2009 Portales Junior High School news

National art winner Kristen Wagner just received a letter of recognition from Gov. Bill Richardson congratulating her on placing third at the national level of an international aviation art contest. At the state level, several Portales Junior High students swept the contest, and their work was sent to Washington, D.C. Art instructor Jon Birdsong said […]

March 1, 2009 Portales High School news

Military recruiters visiting weekly Military recruiters from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces will be at Portales High School weekly to visit with students interested in finding out more information about the U.S. Armed Forces.

March 1, 2009 Weddings

Thompson-Moore Denise Thompson of Portales and Kenny Moore of Estelline, Texas, were joined in marriage Feb. 16, 2009, at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Ruidoso. Rev. Bob Schut performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Keith and Anita Carmichael of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of Kennneth and Evelene Moore […]

March 1, 2009 Club notes

Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary The first meeting of 2009 for the Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met in the home of President Sid Phillips Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m., for a social meeting prior to the general meeting at 10 a.m. Vice President Linda Uttaro assisted Phillips with the fresh fruits and rolls served tot he […]

March 1, 2009 Community Services Center menus

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way Monday: Lasagna, honey glazed carrots, wheat garlic bread, orange, and oatmeal cookie. Tuesday: Salmon patty, baked potato, margarine, spinach, wheat bread, and chocolate pudding. Wednesday: Burrito, Spanish rice, salsa, corn, salad, dressing, and spiced apple. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat roll, margarine, and apple […]