Floyd Country Jamboree gets under way

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What: 58th annual Floyd Country JamboreeWhen: 7 p.m. on today and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday (Gospel Show).Where: Old Floyd High School GymAdmission: $5

Women’s history program offered

PNT Staff Report The annual Women’s History program will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the meeting room of the Portales Public Library. According to a press release, there will be an art display by the La Escalera Art Guild and quilt works displayed by several local quilting organizations including Dora Soars and Red […]

ENMU News March 18, 2008

Employee, Student, Alumni BriefsMary Ayala, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named to the board of directors for the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration. Juchao Yan delivered an oral presentation at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Institute of Biological Engineering on March 6-9 in Chapel Hill, N.C. […]

Local women have day out

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer The fourth annual Woman’s Day Out at Greyhound Arena on Saturday wasn’t all rosy, although there were plenty of roses, along with lavender and lace, and spa and beauty products. The daylong event, sponsored by the Portales Woman’s Club, drew about 140 area women together under one roof. There, […]

Prairie Chicken Festival set for April 11-13

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PNT Staff Report Once a year, the small eastern New Mexico community of Milnesand hosts the annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival, drawing spectators from near and far, to watch the mating dance of the lesser prairie chicken. Registration is now being taken for the seventh annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival which is slated […]

November 8, 1996

• Adrianna Acosta was selected as the winner of the 11th annual “Cutest Baby” contest. • For $34.95, a customer could purchase a complete Thanksgiving dinner from IGA. • Ransom, Larger Than Life, and D3 The Mighty Ducks, were playing at the Tower Twin.

October 3, 1989

• Staff and clients from the Eastern New Mexico Rehabilitative Services for the Handicapped dribbled basketballs from Clovis to Portales to raise money. The second annual walk raised the group $400 which would be used to fund a trip to Phoenix, AZ to watch the a Phoenix Suns basketball game. • The Seeking Excellence in […]

September 27, 1988

• Retiring Eastern New Mexico president Dr. Robert Matheny was honored for his support of the Fine Arts during the annual POPS Dinner Concert held in the Campus Union Building. • For the third consecutive year, the Eastern New Mexico University Women’s rodeo team won the team title during there annual rodeo held at the […]

July 25, 1960

• Murray E. Morgan of the state land committee placed four tracts of state owned land in Roosevelt County on the list for the August 16 bidding for oil and gas leases. All the tracts at that time carried a minimum annual rental of 25 cents per acre. • Members of the Portales High School […]

June 24, 1981

• Two juvenile boys escaped from the jail that was housed on the third floor of the Roosevelt County Courthouse. It appeared that the juveniles used sheets and blankets to form a rope that allowed them to climb from the window to the ground. • Four Portales men completed 123 holes of golf and four […]