Feb. 2 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Arthur Rowland. Anniversaries: Eddie and Janice Lee (39 years). Upcoming events • Lions Club will meet tonight at the Community Building. • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • There will be a fire meeting Thursday night. • Friday is an ELS day at school. • Booster Club […]

Jan. 30 Floyd School News

By Jennifer Essary Upcoming events • Friday is an ELS day. School will release at noon. • Booster Club will meet Feb. 7. • Spring Pictures will be Feb. 24. Basketball • Tuesday: junior varsity boys, varsity boys and girls, vs. Dora at Floyd, 4 p.m. • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Junior High Girls and Boys, […]

Jan. 23 Floyd School News

Floyd School News Upcoming events • Sophomores will be taking the New Mexico Competency Exam on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. asketball • Tuesday–Junior High, JV and Varsity girls and boys vs. Melrose at Floyd. teams. 3pm • Friday–JV Girls and Boys, Varsity Girls and Boys vs. Tucumcari at Tucumcari. 4 p.m. Fund=raisers The Seniors will […]

Jan. 18 Obituaries

Lu Lu Thomson, 94 Lu Lu Lenora Thomson, 94, of El Paso, Texas, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in El Paso.  She was born to Charles Albert and Lu Lu Ford Christa on May 15, 1911, in Roswell. She started school in Belen and graduated from high school in Clovis. She also attended classes at […]

Jan. 9 Floyd School News

Upcoming events • School Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. • There will be no school Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Basketball • Monday, junior high girls and boys vs. Fort Sumner here, 5 p.m. • Tuesday, JV boys, varsity girls and boys vs. Gateway Christian here, 4 p.m. […]

City council aids hotel project

By Tony Parra Mayor Orlando Ortega and city councilors approved a contract to purchase two parking lots from the Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative Inc. as part of an incentive for the remodeling and reopening of the Portales Inn. Steve Nishimuta, a prospective contractor of San Diego, Calif., is in the process of renovating the […]

Oct. 20 Elida News

By Nita Thurman Transitions Birthdays Oct. 21-28: Heather Baca, Sarah Boone, Jon Mark Rogers, Burton Smith, Sandra Ferguson, Austin Shrock, Joe Smith, Tiffany Winston and Shearton Veo. Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Thurman, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Southard and Mr. and Mrs. Garland Creighton. Volleyball Thursday: All teams will play Dora, there at 4:30 p.m. […]

Square dancers set for Thursday performance

By Laurie Stone Local and surrounding square dancers will strut their stuff Thursday from 6-8 p.m. on the slab at the Roosevelt County Fair. This type of dancing is proclaimed as the national folk dance of the United States, according to the United Square Dancers of America. There are more than six million people that […]

ENMU alum comes back seeking help for ranch

By Tony Parra Reyne Telles came back to his college town Thursday, seeking help for his organization and children at risk. Telles, the manager of community relations of Cal Farley’s Boys and Girls Ranches, spoke to Lions Club members about the ranches and sought donations during the club’s luncheon at Central Christian Church. The youth […]

Floyd jamboree earns cash for community

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Tony Parra The Floyd Lions’ Club members have tallied the final numbers of the 54th Annual Floyd Country Jamboree and they were able to raise $3,400 over the four-day event, according to Floyd Lions’ Club President Houston Lee. Lee estimated an average of 400 people attended each night’s events. “The figure (amount of people) was […]