All aboard, it’s almost time to celebrate National Train Day on May 7. If you haven’t heard of it before, that’s because it’s fairly new. Amtrak started the holiday in 2008 to bring attention to the advantages of traveling by rail and the history of trains. The event is held each year on the Saturday [...]
Everhart Hunter Levi Everhart was born June 11, 2009, to Kristofer and Alisha Everhart of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He weighed 7 pounds 0.3 ounces. He has 1 brother, Sterling Everhart, 4 years old. Grandparents Keith and Sheila Riden of Clovis and the late Robert Pacheco Jr., and Darlene Pacheco of [...]
Wednesday • 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Junior high cheer practice. Thursday • 6 p.m. Seniors meet every Thursday night at the Senior Citizens center for fun and games. Pot Luck dinner begins at 6 p.m., and games at 7 p.m. Friday • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Varsity cheer practice. Upcoming • July 12-17 National [...]
This week at the Library: • Monday, July 6. The second session of the Portales Puppeteers will begin at 10:30 am. This is a registration-only program. • Tuesday, July 7, 10:30 am. Art Masters (recommended for grades 2-6): This week we’ll learn about the art form of collage, see how it is used in a [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
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.
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.”