Club notes — Dec. 4

Roosevelt County Extension The Roosevelt County Council of the Extension Association of New Mexico met Nov. 7. A roll call showed a total of 10 members present from the Bethel Chapter, Causey Chapter, Pep and 9 to 5 chapters in attendance. There were no guests in attendance. Connie Moyer the home economist was also in […]

Club notes — Jan. 9

Bethel Homemakers Extension Club The Bethel Homemakers Extension Club met in the home of Joyce Welsh for their December meeting and Christmas party with 16 members in attendance. Pat Terry brought the devotional. Condolences were sent to the family of former member, Flo Armstrong. Joyce announced that 10 quilts and six blankets were donated by […]

Portales past: June 18, 1945

June 18, 1945: A 7-year-old Bethel boy was killed when he fell from a tractor he was riding and was struck by the rear wheel. The boy and his brother were on their way home from a neighbor’s when the accident occurred.

Bethel Highway work starts Monday

PNT Staff Report The New Mexico Department of Transportation chip seal crew is improving 21 miles of roadway in Roosevelt County beginning Monday, according to a NMDOT press release. Chip seal operations will start at the junction of N.M. 236 (Bethel Highway) and N.M. 267 and end at N.M 236 and U.S. 70. Work is […]

Fatal wreck

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Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office personnel secure the scene of a car crash. One person was killed and another transported to a Lubbock hospital in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of N.M. 236 (Bethel Highway) and North Avenue O, according to Sheriff Darren Hooker. State police were investigating […]

June 14, 1974

• Portales received .14 of an inch of rain during a nighttime storm. • Ten girls from the Floyd and Bethel Baptist Churches were preparing to leave to attend Inlow Baptist Youth Camp, near Albuquerque. • Poyner’s White Stores, Inc. advertised an Air Conditioner Service Special for $7.88.

Nov. 17 Obituaries

Royce Dale Bethel, 51 Royce Dale Bethel, 51, of Farwell, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2004 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 31, 1953, to A.V. and Fern Bethel in Portales. He graduated from Floydada High School in 1971, and he became a farmer. He married Jamye Berry on May 28, 1988, […]