Oct. 26 —

Early Halloween celebrated Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Floyd schools the junior class will host its Junior Carnival. This carnival is the primary fundraiser for the Junior/Senior Prom. There will be bingo, concessions, a haunted house, games, an auction, great food, and lots of safe fun for the whole family. Everyone is […]

Wild west comedy show featured at fair

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The Curry County Fair begins Monday, promising a blend of traditional favorites and several new events. The six-day long event will offer everything from animal shows and sales to crafts and baking, vendors, carnival games and rides and night-time concerts and entertainment events. Carnival rides will open Monday at 6 p.m. adding an extra day […]

Senior center hosting carnival

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Argen Duncan Burgers, sack races, ring tosses and live music are all on the lineup for a community carnival this month. The Portales Senior Center is hosting a carnival designed for all ages. “It’s something the whole family can come and enjoy,” said Miriam Welker, president of the Portales Senior Citizens organization. Welker expects the […]

New additions to county fair

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Children and animals, musicians, a carnival and a fashion show. The Roosevelt County Fair is back with all its elements, plus a few changes. A few new musicians are set to take the stage, and a horse trainer who relates his work to human relationships with God is expected […]

Ticket feature: Curry County Fair starts Monday

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Freedom New Mexico The 89th annual Curry County Fair kicks off Monday. The week-long fair features live entertainment, carnival rides, commercial exhibits, fun for children and livestock shows among others. Curry County Assistant Manager Connie Harrison said concerts will be held in the events center this year. Next Thursday, Zumbale will open for Tobias for […]

Events Calendar Aug. 15, 2008

TodayPortales High School Back-to-School Carnival — 1-5 p.m., PHS groundsSt. Helen Fiesta — 7 p.m., Barbecue dinner, silent auction, parish hall SaturdayHunter education course — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Building. Information: 760-2089 to pre-register.Roosevelt County Fair Youth Horse Show — 9 a.m., fairgrounds arena.Roosevelt County Fair Cotton Extravaganza Fashion Show — 6 p.m., […]

Fair offers unique sounds, smells, sights

By Karl Terry: PNT managing editor A good number of us have just experienced that most magical time of year in Roosevelt County — fair time. The sights, the sounds, the smells. I could list a million of them if I had the time and the newsprint. Here’s a few to keep the memory alive […]

Oct. 15, 2006 Briefs

Blood drive slated for First United There will be a blood drive at the First United Methodist Church in Portales from 4-7 p.m Wednesday, according to a news release. For an appointment contact LaVeta at 276-8508 or log on to www.bloodhero.com or www.unitedbloodservices,org . There will be door prizes at the event sponsored by the […]

Sept. 21 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Fred Patterson; Chek Rippee, Christy Rippee Gainer Anniversaries: Darwin and Sheri Chenault Upcoming Events. Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Floyd School’s Junior Carnival The Junior Carnival will be Saturday […]

Aug. 31 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary: PNT Correspondent Transitions Birthdays: Chrysten Smith; Chance Essary (3 years old). Upcoming events • Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. • The Fire Department will meet Thursday night at the fire station […]