Building resilience in children: Set reasonable expectations

Kenneth R. Ginsburg Now more than ever, it’s critical that families, schools and communities understand how to raise children and teens to be emotionally and socially intelligent so they will thrive in both good and challenging times. The following excerpt is taken from “Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings,” (American […]

Their view: State Bar aims to help legal professionals

State Bar aims to help legal professionals Jill Anne Yeagley, program administrator for the New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program, talks about substance abuse among legal professionals:

Work a-plenty at H-Bar Ranch

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Ruth Burns Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a continuing series of articles about the H-Bar Ranch and the hardships of life on the plains before 1900. Life on the plains in the 1890s was equally hard on men and women. As foreman of the H-Bar Ranch, Bob Wood was responsible for the health […]

Bar owner faces felony allegation

Argen Duncan A Portales bar owner faces a felony allegation that she removed surveillance video requested by a state investigator. Court records show the investigator was looking into charges an underage clerk sold liquor to an intoxicated customer. Records show Susan Hamilton-Dick, owner of Goober McCool’s Saloon and Spirits, pleaded not guilty to obstruction of […]

New foreman started family at H-Bar Ranch

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By Ruth Burns: PNT correspondent When the Winfreys sold the H-Bar Ranch to Jim Newman and Tom Trammell in 1897, Newman asked his cousin (my grandfather), R. L. “Bob” Wood, to take over the ranch as foreman. Bob had come with Newman to the DZ Ranch near the present town of Arch in 1882 and […]

H-Bar History

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By Ruth Burns: Freedom New Mexico correspondent Editor’s note: This is the first of several articles about the H-Bar Ranch. In the early days before the coming of the railroad, the ranch located closest to Clovis and Portales was the H-Bar. The H-Bar, located where the Portales Country Club now stands, was established by some […]

Business feature: Bar creates different path for Portales native

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PNT staff report Chad Heflin took a different path in life when it came to the family construction business. When the opportunity came to start a bar, Heflin jumped at the chance. “I just had the chance to get a liquor license was all it took,” Heflin said, “and then I learned from there.” Heflin […]

Thanks for setting the bar, Dad

Karl Terry: PNT columnist With Father’s Day today, I was reflecting last week on the things

Council denies zone change for BBQ business

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By Eric Butler: PNT staff writer Portales City Council members on Monday voted unanimously not to allow J4 Bar-B-Que to serve “to-go” orders from a house at 1309 E. Amazon Street. About 75 spectators attended the meeting. The three principal operators of J4, Glenn Johnson, Bill Graham and Jerry Faber, all spoke at the meeting […]

Suspect arrested in homicide

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Police believe an argument after a night of drinking led a 24-year-old Roswell man to beat a 51-year-old truck driver to death and dump his body in a ditch east of Clovis. Brandon Barela was arrested Friday afternoon in Roswell and is charged with an open count of murder. […]

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. […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Floyd School Menus

MondayBreakfast: Pancakes, sausage patties, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Chicken enchiladas, rice, refried beans, salad, apricots, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS) TuesdayBreakfast: Scrambled eggs, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Taco salad, mixed vegetables, white cake with icing, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS) WednesdayBreakfast: Quesadilla, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Barbecue ribs, potato salad, peas, gelatin, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS) ThursdayBreakfast: […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Floyd School Menus

TuesdayBreakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Chicken fajitas, rice, salad, tortilla, peaches, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS)WednesdayBreakfast: Banana nut bread, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Tequita, chili beans, salad, spice cake, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS)ThursdayBreakfast: Toaster pastry, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Chicken and broccoli alfredo, garlic bread, salad, cherry cobbler, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS)FridayBreakfast: Ham […]

Jan. 11, 2009 Floyd School Menus

MondayBreakfast: Quesadilla, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, pineapple, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS)

Jan. 4, 2009 Floyd School Menus

Tuesday Breakfast: Sausage and egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Cheese pizza, corn, salad, peaches, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS) Wednesday Breakfast: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, gelatin, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS) Thursday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Jumbo corndog, macaroni and cheese, salad, […]

Aug. 24, 2008 Floyd menus

Breakfast Monday: Oatmeal, toast, juice, milk Tuesday: Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, juice, milk. Wednesday: Pancake/sausage on a stick, juice, milk. Thursday: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Friday: Banana nut bread, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Taco salad, ranch style beans, salad, fresh apples, milk, (salad bar for MS/HS). Tuesday: Chicken and broccoli Alfredo, garlic bread, salad, cherry […]

What's Happening July 4

Friday Happy Fourth of July! Saturday End Zone Bar open 5 p.m.-midnight Wednesday Youth Center — Open recreation. Torch Club, 4-H sewing club, arts and crafts, 4-H health and fitness club. Thursday Beat of the Wild with Albuquerque Biological Park and Zoo — 11 a.m. and noon at Cannon Library. Youth Center — Open recreation. […]

Two sentenced for robbery

Freedom New Mexico Two Texas men were sentenced Friday to serve 12 years each for the armed robbery of two Clovis men outside a bar last year, according to a press release from the District Attorney’s office. Gregory Boston, 24, and Donald Davis, 20, were each convicted of two counts of armed robbery, according to […]

12-9 Floyd School Menus

Floyd School menus Breakfast Monday: Sausage/pancake on a stick, cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Grab-and-Go Breakfast, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk. Thursday: Banana nut bread, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Chili meat and potato, tortilla, baked beans, cinnamon roll, milk, (salad bar: MS/HS). Tuesday: Hamburger, rolls, fries, salad, milk, (salad bar: MS/HS). […]

11-25 Floyd Schools Menu

Floyd Municipal; Schools menu for the week of Nov. 26-29. Breakfast Monday: Pancakes, sausage link, cereal, juice, milk Tuesday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday: Banana Nut Bread, cereal, juice, milk Thursday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Lunch Monday: Beef Stew, grilled cheese sandwich, peach cobbler, milk, (MS/HS Salad Bar) Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced […]