Sept. 23, 1956

Portales Drug ran an ad in the Portales Daily News, advertising a new lipstick that “won’t come off on cigarettes!”

Sept. 17, 1948

An ad in the Portales Daily News for “Johnny Rose’s Western Band,” which would be performing at the Roller Rink, stated that “Young and old alike enjoy dancing to real Western music.”

Aug. 28 CSC Menu

Community Services Center1100 Community Way Milk, coffee and tea served daily. Monday: Closed, Labor DayTuesday: Salmon patty, baked potato, spinach, hominy, wheat bread, chocolate pudding.Wednesday: Beef Enchiladas, salad/dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, orangeThursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, peas, biscuit/margarine, peaches.Friday: Ham and noodles, broccoli, beets, pumpkin bread.

Aug. 26, 1975

The Portales News-Tribune observed its 40th anniversary as the first daily newspaper in Portales.

Cattlemen suffering from rising feed prices

By Sharna Johnson, Freedom New Mexico With the rising cost of corn and other grains, local cattle growers are struggling to stay afloat. U.S. beef producers now spend a whopping 60-70 percent of their production costs on animal feed and are seeing that number rise daily as corn prices hover near an unprecedented $8 a […]

Options for transit routes being mulled

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By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter City, college and Portales Area Transits Service officials are researching the possibility of starting a daily route through Portales. An internal meeting has been planned to explore the possibility of a routed public transport system for residents, Portales City Manager Debi Lee said. “The idea of a weekly routed […]

Events Calendar

Thursday High Plains Film Festival meeting — 1:30 p.m., Zia Room at ENMU Campus Union Building. Saturday Lovers for Learning dinner — 6:30 p.m. Presbyterian Campus Ministry House Kids Day at Key Ingredients — 1:30-4:30 p.m. Golden Library Monday Hampton Sides author’s lecture — 4:30 p.m. ENMU’s Becky Sharp Auditorium The events calendar is a […]

This viewer ready for TV writers’ return

By Kevin Wilson Over the last few months, I thought nothing could be more boring than what the writers’ strike had done — old episodes of “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” covering weeks-old news. I found out Monday night I was wrong. I was more bored by new episodes of “The Daily Show With […]

Kos criticism proving costly for Fox

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers My coworkers have to hear me talk about TV and movies all the time. The way I figure, why deprive readers that same joy? With that in mind, here are four things I think about TV, movies and media: 1. The tit-for-tat continues with Fox News analyst Bill O’Reilly and […]

July 31, 1960

• A cotton crop at Elida was destroyed by a fast moving storm that hit the area. The hail, beating down hard and quick, beat the bolls from the crop. The storm also dumped one and one-half inches of rain on the crop. The storm virtually destroyed any chances of harvesting the cotton. • Tall […]