Holiday closure list

The following will be closed in observance of July 4th holiday. Trash will be picked up as normal on Friday. Friday • Portales News-Tribune • Portales Public Library • Eastern New Mexico University • Western Bank (Friday and Saturday) • County courthouse • Portales City Hall • Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office • Community Service Center [...]

Jan. 18, 2008 Portales High School News

School closed Monday PHS will be closed Monday, January 19 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

ENMU hosts Veterans Day observance

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By Sarah Meyer: PNT Staff Writer “God Bless America.” The words to that song sustained the soldiers of the New Mexico National Guard’s 200th Coast Artillery through the Battle of Bataan and the horrors that followed, said author New Mexico Dorothy Cave Aldrich, who spoke Tuesday at Eastern New Mexico University’s Veterans Day observance. Aldrich, [...]

Events Calendar Nov. 11

Tuesday American Legion Veterans Day Observance — 10:30 a.m. Memorial Building. ENMU Veterans Day Observance — 10:30 a.m. Dallan Sanders Memorial Patio. Thursday Friends of the Library Book Sale — 5-7 p.m. in the Portales Public Library meeting room. Friday Friends of the Library Book Sale — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Portales Public Library [...]

American Legion plans Veterans Day observance

By Sarah Meyer: PNT Staff Writer American Legion Post 31 will hold its 62nd annual Veterans Day observance beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Building. Members of the American Legion’s honor guard, who perform the flag ceremony for Veterans Day, say it’s important to remember veterans. “The veterans who are really putting something [...]

Elida School News Oct. 12

No school MondaySchool will not be in session Monday in observance of Columbus Day. 4-H club to meetElida 4-H will meet Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in Mrs. Criswell’s room. All members will need to enroll for the new 4-H year and select new projects. 4-H officers will be elected. Student helping hurricane victims Anna [...]

Memorial Day observance set for Monday

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer Myrtie Smith has not missed a single Memorial Day program in Portales since her son, Lloyd E. Smith, was killed during the Vietnam War in 1967 at the age of 22. “Lloyd was in the 173rd Airborne. They dropped out of a mountain and the Viet Kong were already [...]