Sept. 11, 1960

Varsity Drive-In Theatre ran an ad in the Portales News-Tribune that read, “Thanks to the teen-agers of our community for their loyal patronage.”

Events Calendar Aug. 13, 2008

TodayBlood Drive — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Portales National Bank, 109 E. Second St., Portales. Information: 356-6601 ext. 251.Rural Bookmobile — 9 a.m. Melrose Senior Citizens Center.Curry County Fair — Curry County Fairgrounds. Visit www.currycountyfair.com for schedule of events ThursdayRural Bookmobile — 9-10 a.m., Pep Post OfficeRural Bookmobile — 10:30-11:30 a.m., Causey Post OfficeRural […]

Events Calendar Aug. 12, 2008

TodayBlood Drive — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Portales National Bank, 109 E. Second St., Portales. Information: 356-6601 ext. 251.Rural Bookmobile — 9 a.m. Melrose Senior Citizens Center.Curry County Fair — Curry County Fairgrounds. Visit www.currycountyfair.com for schedule of events ThursdayRural Bookmobile — 9-10 a.m., Pep Post OfficeRural Bookmobile — 10:30-11:30 a.m., Causey Post OfficeRural […]

Police investigate pedestrian accident

PNT Staff Report A pedestrian was transported to Roosevelt General Hospital after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning, said Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry. The accident occurred at 7:16 a.m. at a parking lot in the 1700 block of Industrial Drive, Berry said. The victim reported having a leg injury and was transported to […]

Local Briefs June 12

Staff reports Community Fan Drive under way The Print Shop, High Desert Honda and United Way of Eastern New Mexico are sponsoring Community Fan Drive 2008 from June to September.Many older individuals and families with small children sit in sweltering houses during hot New Mexico summers without air conditioning or even a fan, according to […]

Events Calendar May 6, 2008

TodayBlood Drive — 1-4:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 100 S. Ave. CHigh Plains Quilters brown bag luncheon — noon, Chamber of Commerce office First Street and Avenue A, demonstrations, handouts everyone welcome, 226-0092.Roosevelt County Commissioners meeting — 9 a.m., Commissioners’ Room Roosevelt County CourthousePortales City Council meeting — 7 p.m., City Hall. WednesdayMainStreet business workshop […]

Floyd cheerleaders take 1A state title

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer As visitors drive to or through the village of Floyd a sign reads: “Welcome to Floyd. Home of the Floyd Broncos and home of the Floyd Lion’s Club Country Jamboree.” Now villagers can add home of the Class 1A state champion cheerleaders, to their

Portales clothing drive planned

Portales’ Clean and Beautiful Committee is sponsoring a clothing drive April 1-12, according to a news release. A drop-off box is located at Portales City Hall. Information: 356-6662, ext. 10

Events Calendar March 27, 2008

ThursdayBlood drive — 1-4 p.m. in the donor bus at Portales Select Peanuts-Borden plant, 620 E. Lime, Portales.Floyd Jamboree (Traditional Country) — 7 p.m. Old Gym Floyd High SchoolNew Mexico Department of Health, Strategic Health Plan Community Input Meeting — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Memorial Building, Portales FridayN.M. Peanut Growers Annual Meeting — 10 […]

Events Calendar March 26, 2008

ThursdayBlood drive — 1-4 p.m. in the donor bus at Portales Select Peanuts-Borden plant, 620 E. Lime, Portales.Floyd Jamboree (Traditional Country) — 7 p.m. Old Gym Floyd High SchoolNew Mexico Department of Health, Strategic Health Plan Community Input Meeting — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Memorial Building, Portales FridayN.M. Peanut Growers Annual Meeting — 10 […]

Events Calendar March 25, 2008

ThursdayBlood drive — 1-4 p.m. in the donor bus at Portales Select Peanuts-Borden plant, 620 E. Lime, Portales.Floyd Jamboree (Traditional Country) — 7 p.m. Old Gym Floyd High SchoolNew Mexico Department of Health, Strategic Health Plan Community Input Meeting — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Memorial Building, Portales FridayN.M. Peanut Growers Annual Meeting — 10 […]

Woman walking for thanksgiving

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer This afternoon, an Eastern New Mexico University student, Daniela Garcia, will leave for Roswell, where she and her family will then drive to Chimayo, joining thousands of other pilgrims in the famous Good Friday pilgrimage. Every year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world flock to the […]

Events Calendar March 4

Tuesday Roosevelt County Commissioners — 9 a.m., Commissioners room, courthouse Portales City Council — 7 p.m. Portales City Hall Blood Drive — 1-5 p.m. ENMU Campus Union Building Wednesday Blood Drive — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ENMU Campus Union Building Thursday High Plains Film Festival meeting — 1:30 p.m., Zia Room at ENMU Campus […]

Street stories

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By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Streets are the veins of a city. They run throughout the city, dictating where and how the city’s traffic will flow. Though the names of Clovis and Portales’ streets are decided by the contractors who divide up a subdivision, the people who made these cities what they are have […]

Dec. 27, 2007 Local Briefs

‘Guns and Hoses’ blood drive set United Blood Services will hold a “Guns and Hoses” blood drive sponsored jointly by the Portales Police Department and the Portales Fire Department from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the Portales Fire Department, 301 S. Ave. C in the donor bus. Donors must be in good health, […]

Dec.16, 1947

• Portales residents contributed 1,700 pounds of cheese, 1,500 pounds of flour and several hundred pounds of Portales peanuts to the “Navajo Brotherhood Caravan,” a charity drive for the Navajo reservation near Gallup. • The Furr Food Store was advertising the opening of its new store at 422 E. State St. in Portales. • The […]

Food drive rolls through area

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By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Vehicles on U.S. 60/80 pulled over to the side of the road Saturday morning, making way for about 50 motorcycles that thundered eastbound on a mission to collect food for the needy. The riders snaked through Clovis neighborhoods, picking up food donations left near mailboxes as part of the […]

11-16 Local Briefs

Democratic Women to meet Roosevelt County Democratic Women will meet at noon Monday in the conference room adjacent to the cafeteria at Roosevelt General Hospital. Linda Uttaro will report on what is happening in the Democratic party on the state level. Blood drive planned United Blood Services will hold a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. […]

Canned food sought

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Volunteers with the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico will be out Saturday in Portales and Clovis collecting canned food and non-perishable items. Another drive will be held within the schools that will also help stock the food bank, said executive director Nancy Taylor. “This (Saturday’s) is the one […]

November 18, 1993

• Local restaurant teamed up with the United Way to raise funds for the final portion of the United Way fundraising drive. A portion of the profits from soda sales during the day would be donated to United Way. The 1993 fund drive was at 80 percent with two days left to go to raise […]