Dairymen preview 2006

By William Thompson Area dairy farmers are sending milk cows to the slaughterhouse. That’s because the milk market is heavy on the supply side, which means producers’ prices are going down. Walter Bradley, a spokesman for Dairy Farmers of America, said area dairy farmers are putting money into a fund that will purchase about 60,000 […]

School News, Menus (Week of Dec. 12)

PJHS News Readers entertain at Steiner Students in Ami Padgett’s classes plan to present a play to first grade students at Steiner Elementary Thursday. Padgett’s classes have been reading for younger children during the year, and the play counts as the semester test grade. The following students have been working to memorize lines and learn […]

School News/Menus

PJHS News Music concert At 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school performing arts center 185 junior high choir and band students will present their Christmas program. Band director Cindy Stone and choir director Franklin Smith say this should be a memorable program with Handel’s “For Unto Us;” Holst’s “In the Bleak Midwinter,” as well […]

School news and menus (Nov. 13)

PJHS News MESA teams place Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement sponsor, Shareen King reports that the junior high team placed fourth overall at the Fall Design competition. This is superior considering that the team earned this “total points” award even though they did not compete in every category. Timothy Brooks and Blanca Selgado, On-site Science, […]

School News/Menus (Nov. 6 week)

Floyd School News Upcoming events • Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Community Building. • Progress reports will be sent home Friday. • There will be a “Sock Hop” on Nov. 22 at the school after the first home basketball game. • Thanksgiving break will be from Nov. 23-25. School will […]

10-30 Week School News, Menus, Local Briefs

Local Briefs Chi Omega Sorority will give out candy The Chi Omega Sorority members will be giving out candy from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday at their sorority house located on 1018 W. University. They will have lit-up pumpkins in front of their house. Dealership to hold Halloween festivities Richard Barton Pontiac-Buick-GMC in […]

Oct. 23 Week Menus

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Parent/Teacher Conference – No School Tuesday: Breakfast Pizza, Fresh Fruit and Milk Wednesday: Scrambled Eggs, Ham, Chilled Fruit and Milk Thursday: Ham and Cheese Pocket, Fresh Fruit and Milk Friday: Cold Cereal, Toast with Jelly, Juice and Milk Lunch Monday: Parent/Teacher Conference – No School Tuesday: Chicken Strips, Mashed Potatoes and […]

Some dairy owners want aid program scrapped

By Tony Parra: PNT Staff Writer Some local dairy owners would rather the government do away with a program set up to help dairies. They believe it’s hurting the dairy industry and milk market and they’re actively lobbying against the program. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, indefinitely […]

Oct. 16 School News and Menus

PJHS News Making Music Franklin Smith, choir director announced Portales Junior High choir students will have their first performance Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the high school’s Performing Arts Center. Smith said the program will include a variety of music styles. All family and friends are welcome.   First Quarter Ends Students completed their nine-weeks’ […]

Oct. 9 week School News, Menus

Portales Junior High School News Columbus Day Observed School will be closed Monday in compliance with federal holidays. Music News Choir director Franklin Smith says that the junior high Concert Choir and the Honor Choir are working hard preparing for a concert Oct. 18. Their program will contain many different styles of music from Spanish […]

Cheese plant gets milk shipment

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Southwest Cheese received their first delivery of milk Tuesday, although by the end of the year it will only be operating at 30 percent of capacity, according Southwest Cheese Company Chief Executive Director Maurice Keane. The plant received 65,000 pounds of milk Tuesday from local co-ops Dairy Farmers of America […]

Oct. 2 week school menu/csc menu

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold Cereal, Muffin, Juice and Milk Tuesday: Cheese Omelet, Toast with Jelly, Juice and Milk Wednesday: Pancake on a Stick, Fresh Fruit and Milk Thursday: Breakfast Bar, Teddy Grahams, Juice and Milk Friday: Cold Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Lunch Monday: Chicken Nuggets, Fries, Roll, Fresh Fruit and Milk Tuesday: […]

New Zealand ambassador to tour milk plant Tuesday

Staff reports New Zealand Ambassador to the United States John Wood will tour the Dairiconcepts milk plant in Portales’ industrial park Tuesday, according to a press release from the City of Portales. The plant, which employs over 100 people, is a partnership between New Zealand’s Fonterra and Dairy Farmers of America, both dairy cooperatives in […]

Sept. 25 week School Menus

Portales Breakfast Monday: Cold cereal, graham crackers, juice and milk Tuesday: Breakfast bar, toast w/jelly, juice and milk Wednesday: Cheese omelet, flour tortilla, juice and milk Thursday: Ham, english muffin, juice and milk Friday: Cold cereal, yogurt, juice and milk Lunch Monday: Pig in blanket, baked beans, chilled fruit, ice cream and milk Tuesday: Chicken […]

School Menus 9/19-9/23

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold cereal, bagel w/cream cheese, juice and milk. Tuesday: French toast sticks, ham, juice and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast pizza, fresh fruit and milk. Thursday: Breakfast burrito, juice and milk. Friday: Cold cereal, muffin, juice and milk. Lunch Monday: Beef and cheese nachos, pinto beans, fresh fruit. Tuesday: Hot dog, fries, fresh […]

9-11 School Menus

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold cereal, muffin, juice and milk Tuesday: Cheese omelet, toast w/jelly, juice and milk Wednesday: Pancake on a stick, fresh fruit and milk Thursday: Breakfast bar, teddy grahams, juice and milk Friday: Cold cereal, graham crackers, juice and milk Lunch Monday: Chicken nuggets, roll, carrots, fresh fruit and milk Tuesday: Hamburger, […]

8-30 Obituaries

Ernest L. Carter Services: 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Zion Cemetery Mr. Ernest L. Carter, 57, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1947, in Portales to Ruby and Harold Carter. He grew up in Portales and attended Portales schools. He was employed at the OK Tire […]

Pear desserts, compost area topics this week

Information on quick and elegant pear desserts, setting up a compost area and preparing delicious meals will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at noon and on Saturda at 2 p.m. (All times are Mountain). “Creative Living” airs on public broadcasting station, KENW-TV, from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. Tamsen Salvador […]

6/19 Menus

CSC Mealsite Menu Monday: Beef tips over noodles, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, cottage cheese and pears Tuesday: Oven fried chicken, stuffing, cranberry salad, green beans, cucumber salad and pumpkin pudding Wednesday: Red chili enchilada, pinto beans, salad and apple cobbler Thursday: Italian breaded pork chops, parmesan potatoes, mixed vegetables, carrot squash-medley, roll and […]

Free Lunch Menus

Monday: Chicken strips, roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh fruit and milk Tuesday: Hot dog w/ or w/out chili, fries, fresh fruit, frozen fruit bar and milk Wednesday: Beef tacos, lett/tom, salsa, fresh fruit, pinto beans and milk Thursday: Turkey/cheese hoagie, chips, pickle spear, fresh fruit and milk Friday: Pizza, veggie sticks w/dip, fresh fruit, jello […]