Feb. 4, 1955: The Mother’s March in Portales last night brought in $950.07, announced Keith Hall, March of Dimes chairman.
Oct. 20, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Jack Patton and Ira Bogard were named co-chairmen for the 1954 March Of Dimes, said Grover Ross, chairman of the county polio foundation chapter.
The Portales city council agreed to donate one day’s proceeds from the parking meters to the March of Dimes.
By Karl Terry: PNT managing editor I can almost hear old Hank Williams singing about me now. “He’s in the jailhouse now.” It seems it all started about the time I started growing this outlaw beard. First it was scratching my neck in public, then it was food on my rather faint mustache. Next thing [...]