11-23 Calendar

Friday The End Zone — 3:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., The End Zone bar will be open. DJ — 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., The End Zone. Youth Center — Closed Cannon Lanes — 6 p.m. to midnight., Cannon Lanes will be open for bowling. Saturday Youth Center — Closed. The End Zone — 5 […]

11-11 Floyd School Menu

Floyd Municipal Schools lunch menu for the week of Nov. 12-15. Breakfast Monday: French toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk Tuesday: Breakfast burrito, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk Thursday: Ham n’ cheese Hot Pocket, cereal, juice, milk Lunch Monday: Beef burrito, salad, pears, milk, (MS/HS Salad Bar) Tuesday: Chicken enchilada, rice, salad, […]

Nov. 4 Menus

Floyd Municipal Schools menu for the week of Nov. 5-8. Breakfast Monday: Pancakes, sausage link, cereal, juice, milk Tuesday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk Thursday: Biscuits and gravy, cereal, juice, milk Lunch Monday: Baked fish, biscuit, slaw, corn on the cob, apricots, milk, (MS/HS Salad Bar) Tuesday: Chicken fajitas, […]

10-28 Floyd School Menu

Floyd Schools menu for the week of Oct. 29-31 Breakfast Tuesday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Oatmeal, toast, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, peas, apple crisp, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, Jell-O, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Wednesday: Macaroni dinner, green beans, roll, cantaloupe, milk, (Salad […]

Floyd School Menu

Floyd Schools Menu for the week of Oct. 22-25 Breakfast Monday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal, juice, milk. Thursday: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Frito pie, salad, cake, milk (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Beef stew, grilled cheese sandwich, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). […]

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 […]

Sept. 16 School Menus

Floyd Schools Menu for the week of September 17 Breakfast Monday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Pancakes, sausage patty, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Banana nut bread, cereal, juice, milk. Thursday: Egg/bacon burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Chicken and broccoli alfredo, salad, garlic bread, cherry cobbler, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Beef stew, […]

Sept. 9 School Menus

Floyd School Menu for the week of September 10 Breakfast Monday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Ham/egg burrito, cereal, juice, milk. Thursday: Quesadilla, bacon, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: BBQ ribs, potato salad, chilled pears, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, rolls, […]

Dawg Houze one step closer to opening

By Mickey Winfield: PNT Staff Writer After sitting quietly on Second Street for well over a year, the building called the Dawg Houze will soon house Portales’ newest package store. But as co-owner Chad Heflin explains, it’s already been a battle to get to this point. “It’s hard to open a business,” Heflin said. “But […]

Death penalty can be sought in Bedford trial

By Freedom Newspapers District Court Judge Steven Quinn refused to bar the death penalty Friday in the case of a man accused of killing an elderly Portales couple in 2005. Defense attorney Gary Mitchell of Ruidoso argued the constitutionality of the New Mexico death penalty in a broad series of motions heard by the judge […]

Aging is simply unavoidable part of life

By Anita Doberman: Columnist My husband was home for a long weekend before being off again, and we decided to go on a date. It was a last-minute idea, meaning I didn’t have time to do my makeup, put in my contacts, or torture my husband to give opinions on five different outfits that meant […]

Prankster shows up

By Bob Huber: Freedom Newspapers Columnist Those of us who worked the news side of the Denver Post became concerned when Downhill Updyke stopped inventing elaborate practical jokes. When we asked him about it, he said he was just getting too old to play games. Pranks in those days were common in the city room, […]

New sports bar planned for Portales

1144558972-4-9-06-Dawg-Houze-1web.jpg

By Tony Parra “Going to the dog house” may not be so bad starting in late May or early June. That is when Chad Heflin, co-owner, wants to have The Dawg Houze package liquor store open. Heflin, partner in the business with Susan Hamilton Dick, is helping with the construction of the package liquor store […]

Unique gifts

1134193530-05web.jpg

Sharna Johnson, Kevin Wilson, and Ryn Gargulinski: Freedom Newspapsers Editor’s note: Reporters from the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun went shopping this week. Their mission: Find the weirdest Christmas gifts possible. Here’s what they came up with: What it is: Spanish sword Price: $48 Where: NoWhereElse, Portales. What it does: The […]

New dining room now open at The Landing

By Yolanda Romero The new permanent dining room at The Landing opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday. The former Merge Room was remodeled by the 27th Civil Engineer Squdron’s Top 27 Work Order Team. The team also recently completed a renovation to the Tumbleweed Lounge including a complete new front and back bar. “This […]

Visit to Red Sox Nation enjoyable

By Kevin Wilson Most people I talk to on a daily basis knew that I spent four days last week in Dallas, drawn there by a training seminar. What they don’t know about, and what I’m about to tell you, is the two hours that I spent in Red Sox Nation, drawn there because it […]

Crime Report

Samplings of recent calls received by the Portales Police Department, according to police reports: –A Portales man was arrested for resisting arrest and evading or obstructing police after he was told he would no longer be served alcohol at a bar. He was arrested early Thursday morning after management called police in reference to a […]