March 8, Elida School News

Upcoming events • Tuesday-Saturday: State Basketball Tournament • Baseball season starts on March 16 with a home game against San Jon. Two varsity games are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. • Report Cards go out March 16 • School will dismiss at 1 p.m. March 19. • Parent – Teacher Conferences will be […]

March 1, 2009 Elida School news

Upcoming events March 6-7— Basketball State Regional Playoffs March 10-14 — Basketball State Tournament Baseball season starts March 16 with a home game against San Jon. Two varsity games are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Spring break is March 23-27. Breakfast Menu: Monday: bagel, juice, milk, cereal Tuesday: rice, toast, juice, milk, cereal […]

Moments of weakness plague us all

By Anita Tedaldi: Cannon Connection columnist I met a man. Business brought us together. I contacted him about an upcoming project and we started talking. I do a lot of work over the Internet, so informality is pretty common — no “Dear Sir:” and somber punctuation, but lots of first names and exclamation points. He […]

Overview of upcoming Cannon projects

Courtesy illustration Child Development Center By Kevin Wilson: Cannon Connections Editor’s Note: The following list covers the next three years of projects at the base, totaling $154.4 million. Total construction costs are estimated at $536 million through 2015. Fiscal year 2008 • Project: Airmen’s Center Estimated completion: June Estimated cost: $10 million Purpose: Center includes […]

Overview of upcoming Cannon projects

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Editor’s Note: The following list covers the next three years of projects at the base, totaling $154.4 million. Total construction costs are estimated at $536 million through 2015. Fiscal year 2008 •

Pillows part of upcoming program

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on making designer pillows, “appli-felting” and new cleaning products will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Pat de Santis will show how to make different versions of designer pillows for about a third of the cost of purchased pillows. She’s with […]

Jan. 11, 2009 Elida School News

Upcoming Events Tuesday — Basketball vs. Grady @ 3 p.m. – junior high boys and girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys and girls. Thursday — Basketball teams @ Tucumcari – junior varsity boys, varsity boys and girls. • The “Zoo To You” program from the Albuquerque Zoo visited the Elida Elementary School, Tuesday. The […]

Upcoming BAH rates announced

By Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Housing allowances for military members will go up an average of 6.9 percent in 2009, Defense Department officials announced Dec. 15. The increase comes to an average of about $95 per month across the board for the 950,000 servicemembers expected to draw […]

Dec. 14, 2008 Elida School News

Upcoming EventsDec. 15 — Santa Rosa at Elida, 3:30 p.m. — Two junior varsity Boys’ gamesDec. 20 — Jal at Elida, 2 p.m. — junior varsity B, V G-BDec. 22 — Clovis Christian at Clovis, 3 p.m. — junior varsity B, V G-BJan. 3 — Valley Christian at Roswell, 3:30 p.m. — junior high G-B, […]

TSP contribution limits set for upcoming year

Air Force News Service RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board recently announced an increase in the 2009 elective deferral limit for regular Thrift Savings Plan contributions. The limit is now $16,500, up from $15,500 for 2008. In addition, contributions for the TSP catch-up plan will increase to $5,500, up […]

Elida School News

Upcoming Events Tuesday — Clovis Christian at Elida

Elida School News Oct. 19

Upcoming activities Elida School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week this week. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to present a unified and visible commitment towards a drug-free America. Students will participate in a poster and door contest, a skit presentation and a balloon release. Students will be given ribbons, stickers, pencils, book marks and […]

Surviving Two-a-days

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Portales sophomore Lucas Banda gets set to throw during a drill Monday afternoon at the Rams second practice of the day. Monday was the first day that New Mexico high school fall sports teams could practice for the upcoming season.

Floyd News May 21, 2008

Upcoming events• Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m.• The last day of school will be Thursday.• The Floyd High School baccalaureate will be at 1 p.m. Saturday followed by the graduation ceremony at 1:45 p.m.

Floyd School News May 4

Upcoming Events • The Book Fair will run through Tuesday. • The Spring Program will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The book fair will be open after the program. • Poetry in Motion will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. • The fourth grade will go to Kids, Kows, and More in Clovis on Wednesday. • […]

2-13-08 Floyd News

Transitions Birthdays and Anniversaries: Wednesday — Trice Gray Thursday — Linda Essary; Phillip and Sharon Russell Friday — Leon and Waynell Nall Saturday — Joe Standefer Upcoming events • Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. • […]

2-3-08 Local Briefs

Library Friends to meet Heather Christensen, youth services librarian for the Portales Public Library, will present the program at the next regular meeting of the Friends of the Portales Public Library at noon on Thursday in the meeting room at the library, 218 South Avenue B. Christensen will be reporting on a number of efforts […]

2004 will be a good year… for some of us anyway

Bob Huber It’s time once more for your annual Zodiacal — or is it Horoscopical? — predictions for the coming year. (At a point in my career I employed “upcoming” when referring to future events until one day a crusty old editor told me, “Huber, if you use upcoming one more time, I’ll be down-coming, […]