Oct. 5 Dora/South County News

By Charlie Carmichael: PNT Correspondent

Hurricane helpers
Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative has some linemen in south Texas doing repairs caused by Hurricane Rita. Some have been there several days and will be home this week. Another crew is planning on leaving on Thursday and will be there approximately 10 days.

Child care trailer
The Dora Baptist Church members are to bring supplies Sunday to help furnish a child care trailer to help younger children in the hurricane disaster relief areas. Items should be new and placed in a box at the church.

Associational meeting
The Associational meeting has been changed to the Baptist Children’s Home in Portales. It begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. A meal will be served.

Crop reports
According to ranchers, the area is needing some showers to give the grass a soak before a winter freeze kills it.
Farmers report that crops are in good shape this year, even on the dry land.
Hay is already being cut and much of it is already in bales. Some of the milo is being cut for silage feed this winter. Some corn has been cut to be baled or chopped into silage later. Some peanuts are now being thrashed.

Preuit better
Lynn Preuit is better and back in Colorado with family.

Postmasters trained
Area postmasters went to a training session last week in Clovis.