Aug. 22 — School menus

Floyd Monday: Breakfast — Egg and bacon burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Poor man’s steak, green beans, roll, cantaloupe, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS). Tuesday: Breakfast — blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken stir fry, rice, mixed veggies, cinnamon roll, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS). Wednesday: Breakfast — Quesadilla, cereal, juice, milk. […]

ENMU briefs — Aug. 18

Fall semester begins The 2010 fall semester at Eastern New Mexico University begins today and ends Dec. 11. The last day to late-register is Aug. 25. Commencement will be held Dec. 12. Registration information: 562-2175.

Aug. 17 —

Sports starting up soon Football season starts Saturday with a scrimmage at Vaughn. The time will be posted online when available. Volleyball season starts Aug. 31 with a home game against Dora starting at 4 p.m. Football schedules and volleyball schedules are available online or in the front office. Check the school website, www.elidaschools.net, frequently […]

Anniversaries — Aug. 15

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Burrage [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Ed and Barbara Burrage of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27. They were married on Aug. 14, 1960, at the Eastern New Mexico University Baptist Student Union. They have two children, Misti Everett and Todd Burrage; and seven grandchildren. Ed is retired from Safeway and Barbara is […]

On the shelves — Aug. 15

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Pretty Little Cozies” shows how to make 32 custom fabric cover-ups that hold our cell phones and laptops, keep coffee and food warm, organize supplies, store valuables, protect fragile items, and more. “If the Dead Die Not” by Philip Kerr reintroduces Bernie Gunther, house detective at […]

School menus — Aug. 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun with lettuce, tomato, and pickle, baked French fries, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Beefy cheesy nachos,Sunshine corn, applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. B Mac and franks, Grand green beans, chilled peaches, chocolate cake. […]

Weekly update — Aug. 15

Investigators unable to ID victim Roosevelt County Sheriff’s investigators are still working to learn more about the victim of a Wednesday shooting in Dora. Sheriff Darren Hooker said investigators know the man’s name, however they are not making the information public because they haven’t been able to fully identify him. “We don’t know a whole […]

Aug. 11 — ENMU briefs

Employee briefs • The search for the next dean for the Eastern New Mexico University College of Business is ongoing. Since Monday, Christopher Taylor has been filling the role of interim dean of the College of Business until a permanent hire is made. • Manny Varela, professor of biology, has been notified he is a […]

Final Agent Orange review ordered

An estimated 200,000 Vietnam veterans suffering from three diseases newly associated with exposure to Agent Orange are closer to receiving disability compensation following an appeals court order Aug. 2 directing VA to publish a final implementing regulation within 30 days. On a lawsuit brought by a coalition of veterans’ service organizations, the U.S. Court of […]

Portales past: Aug. 31, 1960

Aug. 31, 1960: Eastern New Mexico University officials had announced 54 students from Portales, seven from Dora, five from Causey and seven from Floyd had enrolled at the university.

Portales past: Aug. 30, 1955

Aug. 30, 1955: Around 500 hands were at work harvesting Roosevelt County’s largest broomcorn crop in recent years, the employment office reported.

Portales past: Aug. 29, 1945

Aug. 29, 1945: Eastern New Mexico College was planning to have a football team for the first time since the beginning of the war in 1941. Coach Al Garten was expecting 25 boys for practice.

Portales past: Aug. 28, 1950

Aug. 28, 1950: City police court had one of its busiest days in months, collecting more than $500 in fines.

Portales past: Aug. 27, 1945

Aug. 27, 1945: Coach C.F. Brown had issued 77 uniforms to boys coming out for football. Only nine of those players were returning from the year before.

Portales past: Aug. 26, 1955

Aug. 26, 1955: The Ladies Aid of the Central Christian Church had met in the home of E.T. Hensley to announce the $3,000 goal for the new church building had been attained.

Portales past: Aug. 25, 1910

Aug. 25, 1910: Roosevelt County Herald ad: 2000 of those special lemonades a week is the record at the Dobbs Confectionery. Better get in for one or more early in the week in order to avoid the rush.

Portales past: Aug. 24, 1960

Aug. 24, 1960: Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Weber, who have their home in East Valley View community, have returned from Texhoma where they visited relatives.

Portales past: Aug. 23, 1945

Aug. 23, 1945: Sugar had 38 stamps in the ration book. Four were to become valid on Sept. 1.

Portales past: Aug. 22, 1950

Aug. 22, 1950: Anyone lost a hive of bees? Mrs. Herbert Smith, 423 S. Main St., was hoping the owner would come by her house and claim the honey makers.

Portales past: Aug. 21, 1955

Aug. 21, 1955: Melvin Meador, regional winner in the 1955 Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Model car competition, will be featured in news reels at the Tower and Varsity Theaters, according to Manager B.J. Edwards.