Day trip: Roswell theatre offers variety of performances

Place: Roswell Community Little Theatre Location: 1101 N. Virginia St. Roswell, is about an hour-and-a-half from base. Drive on U.S. 70 from Clovis, go through Portales, Elida, and Kenna. Take exit 1A to U.S. 285 and go south. Stay on U.S. 285 South and turn left at the Wendy’s restaurant. What is it? The Roswell […]

Elida, Texico face loss of grant money

Argen Duncan The towns of Elida and Texico are facing the loss of grant money, and further stalling on key projects, and town representatives are blaming what they say are unreasonable requirements from the New Mexico Environment Department. If the towns can’t meet state requirements due to the loss of the money to finish the […]

Elida school news — Aug. 31

Week of Aug. 30 Aug. 30: Volleyball — at Marshall JH, 4:15 p.m. — JH (7th) Today: Volleyball — Dora JH, JV, V, 4 p.m.; Individual, football, volleyball and cheerleading pictures Wednesday: Elementary/High School Open House, 6 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball — at Floyd JH, JV, V, 4 p.m.; football — NMSD, 4 p.m. Friday: Volleyball […]

Aug. 24 — Elida news

Upcoming events • Thursday: Varsity football–Roy at Elida–5 p.m. • Sunday: Chicken Fry-High School Cafeteria -6:30 p.m. Please check our school website (www.elidaschools.net) frequently for updates/changes to football and volleyball schedules.

Portales past: Aug. 18, 1955

Aug. 18, 1955: Tot Sadler of Elida assumed ownership of the former Wall and Son Feed Store.

Birth — July 18

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Lauren Daugherty Lauren Diane Daugherty was born April 7, 2010 to Payton and Heather Daugherty of Humble, Texas at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble, Texas. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces. Grandparents are Tammie and Dwayne Wilkerson of Portales; and Jim and Cathy Daugherty of Elida. Great-grandparents are Joann Hall of Roswell, Rose Norman […]

Lottery luck hits family second time

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Argen Duncan By Argen Duncan PNT Senior Writer aduncan@pntonline.com Less than a year after an Elida resident won $1.1 million in the New Mexico Lottery, his son and daughter have claimed their own lottery prize this week. Monica Baca of Portales and Brantley King of Elida, children of lottery winner Aurbra King of Elida, won […]

Portales Past: July 3, 1950

July 3, 1950: Elida prepared for an all-day July 4 celebration that included a carnival, a rodeo and enough free barbecue to feed 3,000 people. Gov. Thomas Mabry planned to be on hand for the dedication of state highway 330 that would link Elida, Floyd and Melrose.

Schools going solar

Clarence Plank Elida and Portales school districts will be getting $300,000 each in federal stimulus dollars for solar power projects, according to the state Public Education Department. Department spokeswoman Beverly Friedman said each of 15 New Mexico school districts would receive that amount for a total of $4.5 million for school solar electricity projects in […]

Elida flea market set for Saturday

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The township of Elida is having a flea market Saturday with arts and crafts, homemade barbecue and ice cream, and a chance to get to know a place that was once the same size as Portales. “The idea was to sort of promote the town,” organizer Judy Dukes said. “It’s an older, dying community with […]

Small school graduations set for weekend

By Clarence Plank: PNT Staff writer Dora, Elida and Floyd are gearing up for high school graduation ceremonies this weekend. Dora and Floyd have the most students graduating this year with 18 each. Elida has four graduates this year. “Their GPA is what stands out most about the class,” said Dora High School Registrar Janet […]

Elida News —

Events Today:

May 11, 2010 Elida School News

Upcoming events Wednesday: 4-H Meeting in Waverly Criswell’s room Thursday: Elementary Field Day

School menus — May 9

Elida Breakfast: • Monday: Cinnamon Roll, Juice, Milk, Cereal • Tuesday: Rice, Toast, Juice, Milk, Cereal • Wednesday: Bagel, Juice, Milk, Cereal • Thursday: Hot Pocket, Juice, Milk, Cereal Lunch • Monday: Hot Dogs, Fries, Salad, Juice Bars, Milk • Tuesday: Spaghetti, Peas, Salad, Jell-O, Bread Sticks, Milk • Wednesday: Tacos, Corn, Salad, Peaches, Milk […]

Elida school news — May 4

Calendar • Wednesday: State track • Thursday: State track • Friday: Make-up day • Friday: First round state baseball

Portales Past: May 28, 1950

May 28, 1950: The Roosevelt County community of Lingo was home to 188 registered voters, up from 185 in 1948, County Clerk B.A. Cook reported. Registered voters in Elida had dropped from 735 to 505 in the past two years.

Portales Past: May 4, 1955

May 4, 1955: The Elida Tigers won the regional Class B baseball championship with a 13-3 win over Forrest. Ronald Berry had a first-inning grand slam to set the pace for Elida, which qualified for the state tournament with the win.

Candidate profiles: County Commissioner — District 4

Three Republicans are seeking the nomination for the Roosevelt County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat in the June 1 primary election. District 4 covers Elida up to Eastern New Mexico University, state roads and a small area near Avenue I and 14th through 16th streets. The following profiles are part of a series on […]

Elida school news — April 27

Upcoming events Today: Baseball at Floyd, 3 p.m. varsity, 5 p.m. junior varsity; Varsity track meet at Texico High School. Wednesday: Kiwanis Club of Portales Little Olympics track meet, 9 a.m., at Elida Schools. Thursday: Baseball at Grady, 3 p.m. varsity doubleheader Friday: District track at Fort Sumner. May 3: Baseball hosting Gateway Christian, 3 […]

Elida school news — April 20

• Today: Fort Sumner junior high track meet, SBA make-up testing • Wednesday: SBA makeup testing • Thursday: Eastern Plains Athletic Conference track meet (junior high and varsity) at Fort Sumner; SBA make-up testing • Friday: Baseball — Dora at Elida (varsity, junior varsity), 3 p.m. doubleheader. • Saturday: Junior/Senior Prom, “Mystical Evening,” 7 p.m., […]