Sept. 21, 2007 Prep Scores

Staff and wire reports Raton 28, Portales 13 Texico 55, McCurdy 0 Santa Rosa 19, Fort Sumner 0 Friona 41, Bovina 20 Idalou 21, Muleshoe 14 Morton 35, Farwell 6 Springer 20, Clovis Christian 16 Tucumcari 14, Chaparral 0 Logan 46, Dora 30

Creative Living: Meals made easy

By Sheryl Borden Information on using convenience foods for seasoning and carving stamps for card making and scrapbooking will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon on Tuesday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Food consultant, Kathy Moore, Williams Foods, Inc., will share some easy dinner ideas that are inspired by popular Asian […]

9-23 Birthday

Shafer Douglas Shafer of Portales will celebrate his 80th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Portales Memorial Building. The celebration will be hosted by his family. Shafer was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Dora. He has three children. The celebration is open to friends and relatives.

9-23 Club Notes

Zeta Upsilon Zeta Upsilon, chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, kicked off the 2007-08 club year with a brunch Aug. 25 at the Bread Basket. Two other Portales chapters, Xi Lambda and Pi Master, joined Zeta Upsilon. Zeta Upsilon is making plans for Oct. 11 when the chapter will entertain with a barbecue dinner and a […]

9-23 Library Books

The following books are available at the Portales Public Library: Atherton By: Patrick Carman This juvenile fiction book is about a boy named Edgar, a gifted climber, who is scaling the perilous cliffs that separate three worlds: a humble grove, a mysterious highland realm, and a vast wasteland. Edgar is looking for a treasure lost […]

9-23 Elida School News

Students compete at state fair Elida students who competed at the New Mexico State Fair include: Sixto Paiz,Champion Charolais steer; Raena Sanders, first place meat goat; Kinsey Criswell, second place Southdown lamb; Ryan Best, second place Finewool Cross lamb and second in the Calf Scramble Showmanship contest; Reavis Best, first place light Blackface lamb in […]

9-23 PJHS News

Campaigns begin Students running for student council office and their campaign managers have filled the halls with posters and decorated their friends with “vote for me” buttons, banners, and even T-shirts. Students cast their ballots for co-officers after listening to candidates speeches Friday morning. Tutoring available Principal Steve Harris says he is happy that Portales […]

9-23 Dora School News

Athletic schedule Thursday — Dora volleyball hosts House at 5 p.m. Friday — Dora varsity volleyball tournament at Portales; Dora football at Tatum (junior high 4 p.m., varsity 7 p.m.) Progress reports coming out Now that Elida schools have completed week six of the first nine-week grading period, teachers will be handing out progress reports […]

9-23 Floyd Menu

Floyd Schools Menu for the week of September 24 Breakfast Monday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Sausage/egg burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Thursday: Quesadilla, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Spaghetti, rolls, pears, chocolate pudding, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Chicken enchilada, rice, refried beans, salad, Jell-O, milk, (Salad bar […]

9-23 PHS Counselors

Competency exams set The New Mexico High School Competency Exam (NMHSCE) will be administered Oct. 2-4 to all Portales High School seniors who have not passed portions or all of the NMHSCE. Former PHS students from graduating classes 2002 to 2007, who received a certificate of completion and not a diploma, will also be given […]

Calendar Week of Sept. 22-28

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday’s paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Saturday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — Noon to […]

Sept. 25, 1969

• Portales residents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johns were preparing to travel to Seoul, Korea where Mr. Johns will be an advisor to Korean manufacturing firms under the auspices of International Executive Services Corps. The couple had served as Vista workers for the past year. • During a meeting of the Roosevelt County Soil and Water […]

Blaze destroys Portales business

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By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor Joe Chandler says he was just 50 feet from his shop when lightning struck Thursday evening sparking a fire. The Portales custom furniture business was destroyed by the blaze early Friday morning. Portales Fire Department units were dispatched to Pioneer Woodworkers on State Highway 88 — the Arch Highway […]

Lady Rams win five-game thriller

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By Mickey Winfield, PNT Staff Writer The Portales Lady Rams scored eight of the last nine points to win a decisive fifth game 15-11 to beat Artesia three games to two, in a back-and-forth match Thursday night in Portales. The scores were 25-19, 14-25, 25-19, 18-25, 15-11. “We were too up-and-down,” Portales head coach Ruth […]

Rams want to ‘break through’ tonight

PNT Staff Report For the second straight year, the Raton Tigers (1-1) have the opportunity to be the Portales Rams (0-3) first football victim of the season — but this time, the game is at Greyhound Stadium (7 p.m.) and it’s homecoming. In their meeting last year, the Ram’s dominated for the first win of […]

Portales soccer sweeps Artesia

By Mickey Winfield, PNT Staff Writer The Portales boys and girls shut out the Artesia junior varsity on the Portales soccer pitch Thursday, sweeping Artesia in advance of a rain storm. The Rams took a quick 1-0 lead in the first half thanks to a Martin Santebanez goal. “I thought we played pretty well,” Ram […]

It’s their job: Jake Jones

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Name: Jake Jones Job: Office Assistant at Portales Medical Clinic and Connection Center/Photo Lab Associate at Wal-Mart. Background: Jones began working at the clinic while still in high school Q. What does your job entail? A. Checking patients out, filing and editing Medicare claims. Soon he’ll be doing insurance […]

Altrusa prepares for annual Home Tour

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer Five homes have been selected for the annual Altrusa Home Tour that will take place 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Funds raised from the annual event go toward scholarships to attend Eastern New Mexico University and to buy 1,000 books for third-graders, according to Frankye King, tour chairwoman. […]

Air Force officials prepare for change of command at Cannon

Freedom New Mexico Staff Air Force Special Operations Command will assume ownership of Cannon Air Force Base during a ceremony Oct. 1 at the base. The 27th Fighter Wing will be designated the 27th Special Operations Wing during the event. The unit designation was selected through a process that started in the AFSOC historian’s office. […]

Bull riders seek shot at finals

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Bull riders will stop in Clovis for a chance to move up in tour standings in hopes of qualifying for November’s Professional Bull Riders Final in Las Vegas, Nev. PBR Tour organizer Marc Andrus said 74 riders in what is considered the bull riding minor league will compete in […]