Shoutouts — Aug. 7

Center thanks benefit sponsors The Community Service Center in Portales held its 12th annual barbecue benefit dinner on July 15, 2011. The dinner was a huge success thanks to the support of our local citizens and businesses. All proceeds from the dinner will directly benefit the Community Services Center’s senior meal site. The Community Services […]

Greyhound adoption agency being honored

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By Alisa Bowell: PNT staff writer Metaphorically speaking, every day at Eastern New Mexico University is Greyhound day. The school is making the day official Saturday in conjunction with a visit from New Mexico branch of Greyhound Pets of America, the adoption agency that gave ENMU its mascots, Vic and Tory. A meet and greet […]

Sept. 24 -Sept. 30 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried chicken, barbecue ribs and fried catfish Monday: Meatloaf, hamburgers and chicken pot pie Tuesday: Spaghetti, meatballs, lasagna, chicken parmigiana and chicken alfredo Wednesday: Carved roast beef, prime rib, roast turkey and glazed ham Thursday: Enchiladas, chili rellenos, tacos and fajitas

Tuesday morning briefing: Calling all bakers, barbecue foods and Portales online

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday briefing. Fair baking entries needed Do you make killer chocolate chip cookies? Got a friend whose apple pie is to die for? This might be the opportunity you’re looking for. The Curry County Fair needs more entries in the senior baking competition this year. Yes, the […]

Elida flea market set for Saturday

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The township of Elida is having a flea market Saturday with arts and crafts, homemade barbecue and ice cream, and a chance to get to know a place that was once the same size as Portales. “The idea was to sort of promote the town,” organizer Judy Dukes said. “It’s an older, dying community with […]

Guest speaker, barbecue, step show highlight African-American Heritage Month

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USAF photo: Senior Airman Evelyn Chavez Members of the Texas Tech fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha step dance at Cannon Air Force Base on Feb. 25, as part of African-American Heritage Month commemoration. Several fraternities demonstated the a dance form where footwork is the most important part of the dance. The event also included guest speaker […]

Benefit barbecue dinner set

PNT Staff Report The Community Services Center’s 10th Annual Barbecue Benefit Dinner is 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at the center’s Senior Meal Site, 1100 Community Way. Plates are $7 for barbecue brisket and sausage, potato salad, coleslaw, beans, a roll, cobbler with ice cream and tea or coffee. All proceeds go to the […]

March 6-12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried catfish and breaded shrimp Monday: Salisbury steak and barbecue chicken Tuesday: Stir-fried beef and spicy chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken Thursday: Chicken cacciatore, beef lasagna and pizza Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak […]

Feb. 20 -Feb. 26 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Glazed ham steak and roast turkey Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Closed until March […]

Feb. 6 -Feb. 12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Oriental cuisine Tuesday: Salisbury steak and fried chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Closed Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Shrimp chef salad […]

Dec. 24 -Jan. 30 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast chicken buffet Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Monday: Brisket and port loin Tuesday: Cajun cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Closed Friday: Open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken The End Zone 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Green chilli bacon […]

Dec. 14, 2008 Floyd Schools Menu

Monday Breakfast – Breakfast pizza, cereal, juice, milk Lunch – Barbecue

Nov. 21-27 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked fish and roast turkey buffet Monday: Salisbury steak and chicken fried steak Tuesday: Italian buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef

Nov. 14-20 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood newberg or sweet and sour pork buffet. Monday: Beef stroganoff and vegetarian lasagna buffet Tuesday: German buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef or barbecue chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The […]

Nov. 7-13 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood platter or Barbecue ribs buffet Monday: Swiss steak or baked ham Wednesday: Carved roast beef or fried chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish tacos Monday: Turkey […]

Baloney, styrofoam good middle ground

By Baxter Black: PNT columnist We were having friends over for a barbecue last August. As we planned the menu, my wife said, “Oh, Mike’s daughter is a vegetarian! We’ll need to make her a separate meal.” “Just make her a turkey sandwich,” I suggested. “No, I’m serious, she said. “We’ve got to make her […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Menus

The Landing: Friday: Seafood Newberg and sweet and sour pork Monday: Beef stroganoff, vegetarian lasagna and 2 for 1 bingo Tuesday: German cuisine buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef or barbecue chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak

Local Briefs July 11

PNT Staff Reports CSC holding barbecue The Community Services Center will hold its annual barbecue benefit dinner from 4-7 p.m. today at the senior meal site, 1100 Community Way. Proceeds benefit the senior meal site. The meal features barbecue brisket and sausage, potato salad, coleslaw, beans, roll and cobbler with ice cream. Cost is $6 […]

Barbecue can be healthy

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By Liliana Castillo Justin Johnson said it doesn’t take much to change a backyard barbecue into a healthy meal. “Instead of using hamburger meat, use ground turkey,” Johnson suggested. “It’s a lot leaner and is high in protein. You can also get turkey hot dogs.” Johnson is a certified personal trainer in Portales and makes […]

Holiday cookout could cost more

By Sarah Meyer, PNT Staff Writer The overall price of groceries is up, but careful shoppers can still find bargains for that Memorial Day weekend barbecue. The Associated Press reports that the price of an average barbecue could cost 6 percent more than last year. Tim Russell, the manager of Russell’s Super Save, estimates that […]