Oct. 19 — Dora news

Sports • Today — Dora volleyball at Jal, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Thursday — Dora volleyball at Grady, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Friday — Dora football hosts VCA, 1 p.m. JH and 3 p.m. V.

Oct. 19 — Elida news

Schedule Monday: Volleyball — Dora, here 7th & 8th at 4 p.m. Tuesday: Volleyball — Clovis Christian, here, JV, V at 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball — Grady, there JH, JV, V at 4 p.m. Thursday: 3rd Grade, Ag. Safety Days – Clovis Friday: Football — Dora, There (District Game) at 3 p.m. Friday: School Day

Shoutouts — Oct. 17

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Portales Women’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on Oct. 13 with President Della Kobernick presiding. The Collect was led by Wanda Pettus; the pledges by Julie Nickles; and Argen Duncan gave the invocation. There were 30 members and 7 guests, present. Steven Gamble, president of Eastern New Mexico University, and John Niebling, president of Clovis […]

On the shelves — Oct. 17

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School menus — Oct. 17

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Soft beef taco, Spanish rice and salsa, lettuce, lemon drop cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots and ranch, fruit salad. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. Lunch — Bean/cheese burrito, garden fresh salad, ranch […]

Birthdays — Oct. 17

Castillo John Castillo of Clovis celebrated his 40th birthday 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at home. He was born Oct. 12, 1970, in Muleshoe. The celebration was hosted by his sister, April Macias aka “Fraggle.” He has four children. Your sister loves you so much and wishes you the best birthday ever. May the good Lord […]

Weddings — Oct. 17

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Sharpe-Bales Stacie L. Sharpe of Lawtey, Fla., and Aaron A. Bales of Portales were married Oct. 10, 2010, at Arch Baptist Church in Portales. The bride is the daughter of Robbin Pollock of Lawtey and Robert Sharpe of Athens, Ohio. The groom is the son of Wesley and Janice Bales of Portales. The maid of […]

Engagements — Oct. 17

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Brown-Parsley Randy and Christi Brown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter , Megan Lea Brown of Texico to Charles James “CJ” Parsley of Vega, Texas. The prospective groom is the son of Chip Parsley of Corpus Christi, Texas and Jaylene McFaul of Vega, Texas. The bride-elect graduated from Texico High School in […]

Club notes — Oct. 17

Daughters of the American Revolution The El Portal Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met Oct. 9 at the Miles Anthropological Museum at ENMU in Portales with Cori Snobble and Pam Wallace as hostesses. The program was presented by John Montgomery, professor of anthropology at ENMU and director of Blackwater Draw Museum. Miles […]

Oct. 17 — Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatchers: Wednesday • A Portales Police officer went to Portales High School about 1:10 p.m. on a report of a fight between students. A school administrator said a staff member saw an 18-year-old boy say something to a 14-year-old boy and take a swing at the 14-year-old. The […]

Portales past: Oct. 31, 1952

Oct. 31, 1952: The Portales Daily News: Representatives of Portales civic organizations last night unanimously approved a move to bring a Red Cross mobile blood unit here to take whole blood for Korea.

Portales past: Oct. 30, 1953

Oct. 30, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Janet Peterson was one of 16 New Mexico 4-H Club members who had been named winners in the state achievement awards program to attend the National 4-H Congress in Chicago Nov. 29-Dec. 3.

Portales past: Oct. 29, 1947

Oct. 29, 1947: The Portales Daily News: The Dora senior class was presenting the play “The Antics of Andrew,” a three-act comedy, Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. The play was presented in the Dora Auditorium.

Portales past: Oct. 28, 1953

Oct. 28, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Cliff Stevenson, Elida rancher and county commissioner, was learning to ride a new kind of vehicle at the General Hospital. He was recovering from severe injuries in a car wreck Sept. 1., and was finding his walker, loaned to the hospital by Veterans of Foreign Wars, a real […]

Portales past: Oct. 27, 1947

Oct. 27, 1947: The Portales Daily News: Four Roosevelt County soldiers were among the first of the nation’s World War II dead to be returned from Europe, aboard the transport Joseph V. Connally, which docked at New York’s flower-strewn harbor Sunday.

Portales past: Oct. 26, 1952

Oct. 26, 1952: The Portales Daily News: Miss Elza Ramsey and Miss Alva Ramsey were on hand Monday morning to greet the visitors to their clothes store, “Mode o’ Day,” next door to First National Bank.

Portales past: Oct. 25, 1953

Oct. 25, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Pvt. John W. Berry, whose wife is Mrs. Altha Berry of North Star Route, Elida, was nearing completion of a 16-week training cycle in Fort Leofiard Wood, Mo., with a unit of the 6th Armored Division.

Portales past: Oct. 24, 1947

Oct. 24, 1947: The Portales Daily News: Two chemistry students at Eastern New Mexico College escaped serious injury because of the quick action of laboratory assistants after a sodium explosion.

Portales past: Oct. 23, 1952

Oct. 23, 1952: The Portales Daily News: Portales’ two latest polio victims were both reported as somewhat improved, but still in serious condition. They are Dusty Bogard, 7-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Bogard, and Jerry McCarty, 8-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. F.M. McCarty.

Portales past: Oct. 22, 1953

Oct. 22, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Roosevelt County farmers were concerned with the weather, as usual, but for a different reason. It was too wet and too cool. Typically the problem was the reverse.