7-5 Floyd News

Wednesday • 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Junior high cheer practice. Thursday • 6 p.m. Seniors meet every Thursday night at the Senior Citizens center for fun and games. Pot Luck dinner begins at 6 p.m., and games at 7 p.m. Friday • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Varsity cheer practice. Upcoming • July 12-17 National […]

7-5 On the Shelves

This week at the Library: • Monday, July 6. The second session of the Portales Puppeteers will begin at 10:30 am. This is a registration-only program. • Tuesday, July 7, 10:30 am. Art Masters (recommended for grades 2-6): This week we’ll learn about the art form of collage, see how it is used in a […]

July 5 Public Record

The following dispositions were recently filed in Portales Magistrate Court: May 20 • Jerry Ferguson, 52,

Economic downturn affecting local dairies

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Six months after the drop in milk prices, Roosevelt and Curry county dairy owners are still trying to wait out the slump. In January, milk prices dropped to half of the prediction from six months before. On top of that, many dairymen are locked into high-priced feed contracts. “I […]

Organization works to save, relocate prairie dogs

By Eric Butler: PNT staff writer Prairie dogs aren’t exactly held in the highest regard by those who make a living off the land. In fact, many local farmers, ranchers and developers view the small mammal mostly as a pest to be rid of. Joann Haddock of Lorenzo, Texas and her partner Susan Hubby of […]

Learning along with my children

By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist I would have never thought that in my thirties I’d get the chance to be an American kid. But homeschooling has given me the opportunity to see the world through my children’s eyes. I get to experience what it’s like to grow up as an American child, and to learn […]

Memories of summer still sweet

By Karl Terry: PNT columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice cream every […]

Cowboys’ ticket prices will test fan economics

Freedom New Mexico It’s nice to know that, in these difficult economic times, there is help out there for

Clovis PD seek missing man

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Freedom New Mexico Clovis police are asking public help to find an 87-year-old man reported missing Wednesday by his family. Police said Ramon Duran was last seen about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Police said Duran is known to walk in the alleys on the west side of Clovis while pulling a small black cart. Duran uses […]

Portales Smokin’ Third bash kicks off Independence Day festivities

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By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico Every holiday seems to be a time for family to get together. The Fourth of July, however, is often a wider community celebration. And that’s a major reason Clovis and Portales citizens are soaking up as much of the Independence Day festivities available. The holiday was kicked off by […]