Sweet potato has place in Portales’ past

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By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor The sweet potato has been a big part of Thanksgiving fare for a long time. People may not know sweet potatoes were also a big part of the Roosevelt County agriculture scene for nearly a century. Sweet potato crops slowly died out in the 1970s and 1980s around Portales. […]

10-28 Floyd School Menu

Floyd Schools menu for the week of Oct. 29-31 Breakfast Tuesday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Oatmeal, toast, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, peas, apple crisp, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, Jell-O, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Wednesday: Macaroni dinner, green beans, roll, cantaloupe, milk, (Salad […]

July 27, 1960

• Vic Stockard and Vernon Gibson were re-elected to serve on the Portales Valley Sweet Potato Association board of directors during the annual grower’s meeting. During the meeting, it was reported that 920 acres of sweet potatoes had been planted in Roosevelt County. • Slater Bros. Home and Auto Supply advertised 3-T Nylon all weather […]

May 13, 2007 CSC Mealsite Menu

Community Services Senior Mealsite Menu Lunch is served Monday through Friday 11: 30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday: Beef steak ranchero, pinto beans, salad/dressing, strawberry shortcake. Tuesday: Baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, corn, roll, pumpkin spice cookie, fruit cocktail Wednesday: Chicken fajita, tortilla, chili beans, orange slices, Jell-O. Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, […]