Kite Karnival set for Saturday

Courtesy photo The fifth annual Kite Karnival will feature a variety of colorful static kites and flying kites, along with many family activities Kites of all shapes, sizes and colors will take to the skies near Cannon this weekend for the 5th Annual Kite Karnival. To celebrate April as National Kite Month, the Kite Karnival […]

Floyd News, April 16, 2008

TransitionsBirthdaysMonday — Colin Chandler Upcoming Events• Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Child Find coming upThere will be a developmental screening for children birth to 5 years of age at Floyd Schools from 9 a.m.-noon April […]

Events Calendar, April 16, 2008

ThursdayN.M. Dept. of Transportation meeting — 8:30 a.m., Zia Room of the Campus Union Building at ENMU in Portales.Girls softball coaches meeting — 6 p.m., Portales Recreation Center FridayMelrose Schools Child Find/Screenings — 9 a.m. to noon, Melrose Schools, ages birth to 5.Roosevelt County Association of Educational Retirees — 11:30 a.m., cafeteria conference room, Roosevelt […]

Local Briefs April 15, 2008

Highway commission to meet hereThe New Mexico Department of Transportation Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Zia Room of Eastern New Mexico University’s Campus Union Building. It is the commission’s regular meeting and is open to the public. The agenda will also include a presentation by District 2 Engineer Gary Shubert, Portales […]

Events Calendar April 15, 2008

TodayRoosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m., commissioners room at Roosevelt County CourthouseRoosevelt General Hospital Board — 11:30 a.m., RGH conference roomPortales City Council worksession on water supply issues— 5:30 p.m., council chambersPortales City Council regular meeting — 7 p.m., council chambersBlood Drive — 9:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Portales National Bank, 109 E. Second St. […]

ENMU Briefs April 15, 2008

Lunch and Learnworkshop set for FridayVeena Parboteeah will present a program on the island of Mauritius, an African nation, whose population is composed of people of diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Sandia room of the CUB.RSVP to Mickie Stowe at 562-4323 or e-mail sd.assistant@enmu.edu. ENMU hosting brass choir […]

Tax deadline is Tuesday

By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer Post offices around the country will be postmarking income tax returns up until midnight on Tuesday, helping last-minute filers make the April 15 federal tax filing deadline. “We won’t be open until that time, but we’ll make sure that anything dropped into our mail drop until midnight gets postmarked. […]

Events Calendar, April 11

TodayJack Williamson Lectureship — 11:45 a.m. luncheon, Campus Union Ballroom, Eastern New Mexico University. Panels at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.7th annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival — Milnesand Community Center and other locations. Information: 762-6997 or chickenfestival@yahoo.com SaturdayGreat American Clean-Up — 8 a.m. to noon City Park7th annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival — […]

April 11-17

Friday Social hour — 4:27 p.m. in the lounge at The Landing Saturday End Zone Bar — Open 5 p.m.-midnight. Youth Center — Open recreation. 4-H cooking and photography club, Keystone Club, Image Makers, Fit Factor Sunday The End Zone Bar will be closed on Sundays, except for special events. Tuesday Youth Center — Open […]

Cannon Community

AFA Chapter 256 to meet April 18 The initial 2008 meeting of Llano Estacado Chapter 256 of the Air Force Association will begin at 5:30 p.m. April 18 at The Landing. Retired Lt. Gen. Don Peterson, former AFA Chapter president and former 27th Fighter Wing commander, will be the guest speaker. Dinner after the meeting […]

Events Calendar, April 10

TodayCRP Managed Haying and Grazing Public Comment — 1 p.m., Best Western Inn, Clovis.Portals to the Soul — 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center StudioPortales City Council — 5:30 p.m. council chambers, special meeting to receive report on water main break. FridayJack Williamson Lectureship — 11:45 a.m. luncheon, Campus Union Ballroom, Eastern New […]

Events Calendar, April 9, 2008

WednesdayPortals to the Soul — 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center Studio ThursdayCRP Managed Haying and Grazing Public Comment — 1 p.m., Best Western Inn, Clovis.Portals to the Soul — 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center StudioPortales City Council — 5:30 p.m. council chambers, special meeting to receive report on water […]

Floyd News, April 9, 2008

Jennifer Essary TransitionsBirthdaysSunday — Darwin Chenault Upcoming Events• Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7p.m. • 4-H will not meet this month.• Booster Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Community Building• School Board will meet […]

Events Calendar April 6, 2008

Tuesday34th annual Student Research Conference — 1-3 p.m., ENMU College of Business, awards banquet 6:30 p.m. CUB Sandia Room.PHS and PJHS Spring Concert — 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, PHS WednesdayPortals to the Soul — 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center Studio ThursdayCRP Managed Haying and Grazing Public Comment — 1 p.m., Best […]

Events Calendar April 4, 2008

TodayOgallala Quilter’s Society 11th annual festival “Diamonds in Dimmitt” — All day, Expo Building Southeast Fourth and East Lee in Dimmitt, Texas, $5 admissionThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (ENMU choirs and symphony — 7 p.m. CUB Ballroom, free admission. SaturdayOgallala Quilter’s Society 11th annual festival “Diamonds in Dimmitt” — All day, Expo Building Southeast […]

Events Calendar, April 3, 2008

TodayOgallala Quilter’s Society 11th annual festival “Diamonds in Dimmitt” — All day, Expo Building Southeast Fourth and East Lee in Dimmitt, Texas, $5 admissionThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (ENMU choirs and symphony — 7 p.m. CUB Ballroom, free admission SaturdayOgallala Quilter’s Society 11th annual festival “Diamonds in Dimmitt” — All day, Expo Building Southeast […]

April 4-10

Friday First Friday Family Friendly Event — Open to the public. 5 p.m. at The Landing. Social hour — 4:27 p.m. in the lounge at The Landing. Psychedelic ‘70s Late Nighter — 9 p.m. at The End Zone. Saturday End Zone Bar — Open 5 p.m.-midnight. Tween Lock-In — 7 p.m. at the Youth Center. […]

Library to hold family nights

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter The Portales Public Library wants to promote family literacy with reading programs in April. The Family Reading Nights program will focus on bringing families together to spend time enjoying reading, said Heather Christensen Portales Public Library’s youth services librarian. “We designed programs so that families could enjoy them together

ENMU Briefs April 2, 2008

Employee/student/alumni briefsKenneth Sanders, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper at the Southwest Economics Association meetings in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 12-15, titled “A Note on Jean-Baptiste Say’s Development and Ownership of the Law of Markets.” Juchao Yan, associate professor of chemistry, delivered an oral presentation on multiplexed biosensors at the 2008 Spring Materials […]

Events Calendar April 2, 2008

ThursdayFun With Poetry, Family Reading Night — 6 p.m. Portales Public Library. FridayOgallala Quilter’s Society 11th annual festival “Diamonds in Dimmitt” — All day, Expo Building Southeast Fourth and East Lee in Dimmitt, Texas, $5 admissionThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (ENMU choirs and symphony — 7 p.m. CUB Ballroom, free admission SaturdayOgallala Quilter’s Society […]