Dec. 10 Floyd News

Transitions Birthdays and Anniversaries Wednesday — Sheri Chenault Thursday — Hunter Terry Upcoming Events Seniors will meet at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship Thursday. Potluck is at 6 p.m., and games begin at 7 p.m. The school Christmas program will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Final exams will be Dec. 16-18. […]

Dec. 10 Events Calendar

Wednesday Dynamic Contrast art show — 7:30 a.m.- midnight. ENMU Golden Library Runnels Gallery. Mixed media and sculpture by fine arts student Charlayne Heselton, and painting and sculpture by fine arts student Helen Perry. CDs for Toy Drive — Noon-1 p.m. ENMU Campus Union Building lobby. Donate a toy worth $10 or more for underpriveleged […]

Dec. 10 Empty Stocking Fund profile

Today’s focus: Ms. B Household members: 5 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “Ms. B” is a single parent and is unemployed. She and her family are struggling right now. Her holiday hopes: For her children to have a wonderful holiday. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes medium. Boys pants sizes 6-8. Boys shoe sizes 13 1/2. Girls […]

Dec. 7, 2008 Empty Stocking Fund Profile

Today’s focus: Ms. D Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “Ms. D” is ill and has to travel out of town to see doctors. She doesn’t have much money left over to buy her children presents for Christmas. Her holiday hopes: For her children to have a merry Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes […]

Events Calendar Dec. 7

Monday CDs for Toy Drive — noon to 1 p.m., 5-6 p.m. ENMU Campus Union Building lobby. Donate a toy worth $10 or more for underpriveleged children and receive a Rychus Rythum Music CD. Portales High School Choir Benefit Concert — 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church. Free concert, donations accepting to defray costs of […]

PJHS News Dec. 7

Test schedules

Dec. 9, 1947

One hundred sixty-eight peanut growers turned out to vote in an election to restore quotas on marketing and acreage over the following three years. They comprised almost half of the 400 peanut growers in the valley.

Dec. 6, 1935

The Portales Daily News reported that a confrontation between the Portales City Council and Works Progress Administration officials had come to a head when a meeting between the groups was held over who would supervise public works. The council demanded that people they designated supervise them. The latest controversy was over the flood control project […]

Dec. 6, 2008 Empty Stocking Fund Profile

Freedom New Mexico Today’s focus: Ms. C Household members: 3 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “Ms. C” recently got married and is struggling. She knows they won’t be able to afford any groceries or presents for her child.

Dec. 5 Empty Stocking Fund Profile

Today’s focus: Ms. T Household members: 5 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “Ms. T” won’t have enough money to buy her children gifts. Her holiday hopes: To be able to put presents underneath their Christmas tree. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes XL and 12. Boys pants sizes 38 and 12. Boys shoe sizes 9 and 2. […]

Local Briefs Dec. 5

ENMU hosting teacher job fair Eastern New Mexico University’s education department will host a teacher job fair Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Greyhound Arena. The public, as well as ENMU alumni and students, are invited. Participants should bring their resumes and dress professionally to interview with prospective employers from 20 school districts. […]

Events Calendar Dec. 5

Saturday Christmas Toy Drive — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wal-Mart. Accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for Mayor’s Christmas Toy Drive: Operation Santa Cop. Winter Wine Fest — 7-10 p.m. The Ice House, 208 N. Ave. A. Tickets $25, available in advance at Memorial Building, Doerr & Knudson Law Office, Woody’s Jewelry and City Hall. Monday […]

Dec. 5 -Dec. 11 What's Happening

Friday Social Hour — 4:30 p.m., The Landing. First Friday Parent/Child Tournament — 7 p.m., Cannon Lanes Pre-holiday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., The End Zone.

Dec. 4 Empty Stocking profile

Today’s focus: Mr. B Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “Mr. B” lost his part time job and is struggling with money. His holiday hopes: To be able to get something for his son. Clothing needs: Boys shirt size 12-14. Boys pant size 8. Boys shoe size 4. Toy list: Cars or trucks. The […]

Area tuba, euphonium players to perform holiday tunes

Freedom New Mexico Area tuba and euphonium players will perform yuletide sounds at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in front of J.C. Penney at the North Plains Mall in Clovis. The public is invited. If you are a tuba or euphonium player and would like to perform, a rehearsal will be held in the Clovis High […]

Dec. 3 Empty Stocking profile

Today’s focus: Ms. H Household members: 3 Children: 2 Special circumstances: “Ms. H” just moved here from Florida and she barely started working. She won’t be able to afford presents for her children. Her holiday hopes: To be able to get her children presents for Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys shirt size 5T and men’s size […]

Floyd News Dec. 3

Transitions Birthdays and Anniversaries Monday — Leon Nall; Louise Odom Upcoming events Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Booster Club will meet at 5 p.m. Monday in the Community Building. School board will meet at 7 […]

Events Calendar Dec. 3

Friday ENMU Holiday Concert — 6:30 and 8 p.m. — University Theater Center. Admission $5 for ages 18 and up, free for ages under 18 or with ENMU ID. Saturday Christmas Toy Drive — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wal-Mart. Accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for Mayor’s Christmas Toy Drive: Operation Santa Cop. Winter Wine Fest […]

Nov. 26 -Dec. 2 What's Happening

Wednesday Wild Wednesdays — 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cannon Lanes. All you can bowl for $6.

Dec. 4, 1965

Two operas, the comedy “Amelia Goes to the Ball” and the thriller “The Cloak,” played their last