Time to find sources of gratitude

The autumn months are, not creeping, but barreling, through, and Thanksgiving looms large, in spite of the mostly unseasonably warm weather. It’s a wake-up call time for most teachers, as we realize how much we hoped to get covered first semester, and the reality of how much we probably did not get covered. Not sure […]

Mom used pinons to teach lesson

Glenda Price Autumn in northern New Mexico is pi

Cooler weather, shorter days in store for Cannon

By Jim Robinson, meteorological tech: 27th Special Operations Support Squadron September begins the gradual but perceptible transition from summer into autumn and features some of the most pleasant weather conditions of the year here. Qualitatively speaking, the typical summertime pattern of relatively frequent late day thunderstorms diminishes through the month as the sun’s influence wanes. […]

Neighborhood cleaning crew

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James Pearson, left, and Autumn Gonzales pick up garbage in the Portales City Park on Tuesday evening. About 10 people joined the effort. They are members of The Neighborhood, a group of young people in Portales organized to provide community service.

Birth: Autumn Pennell

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Pennell Tina Cameron and Shane Pennell of Portales are the parents of a 7-pound, 6-ounce girl born Nov. 7, 2008, at Cibola General Hospital in Grants.Autumn Michelle Pennell has three brothers, Shane Pennell, 16, J.W. Lang, 11, and Jordan Mendoza, 2, and one sister, Jewel Mathews, 4. Paternal grandparents are Russell Pennell and Pam Pennell […]

Holiday mail deadlines quickly approaching

McClatchy Newspapers While the first signs of autumn are upon us, it’s not too early to start thinking about holiday cards, letters and packages destined for service members and their families stationed in faraway lands. The first deadline for the 2008 holiday season is less than 30 days away, according to the Fort Wayne, Ind., […]

News Briefs

Floyd News Transitions Birthdays: Dink Miller, Felecia Harvey. Upcoming events l Seniors will meet Thursday for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6pm and games begin at 7. l The Back Porch Pickers will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Community Building. Please note their will be no meeting on July 3 due […]