United Way celebrates year of highs, lows

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer The first anniversary of the March 23, 2007, tornado that ripped through the Clovis area, is a little over a week away. However, the storm was fresh on people’s minds at the United Way banquet Thursday night. During its annual banquet at the Eastern New Mexico University Ballroom in [...]

Fresh pickings

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer As local farmers set up their produce, customers mingled, awaiting the signal that would officially open the Portales Farmers’ Market for the afternoon. In a flurry of activity Thursday at the corner of First Street and Avenue B, seven farmers’ market vendors sold a variety of produce to customers, [...]

Market offers fresh products

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Paula Cronic: Freedom Newspapers Corn, watermelon and tomatoes are just a few of the many fresh fruits and vegetables sought out by Portales residents who gathered at the farmers market on Monday. According to Margie Plummer, manager for the Portales Farmers Market, the market is an age old tradition which has come alive the last [...]

Arranging flowers, fitting patterns on Creative Living

Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on arranging fresh cut flowers and fitting patterns will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. “Creative Living” airs on public broadcasting station, KENW-TV, from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. Jill Slater is with the California Cut Flower Commission located in Watsonville, [...]

Oct. 2 week school menu/csc menu

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold Cereal, Muffin, Juice and Milk Tuesday: Cheese Omelet, Toast with Jelly, Juice and Milk Wednesday: Pancake on a Stick, Fresh Fruit and Milk Thursday: Breakfast Bar, Teddy Grahams, Juice and Milk Friday: Cold Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Lunch Monday: Chicken Nuggets, Fries, Roll, Fresh Fruit and Milk Tuesday: [...]

Watch new shows for frames and flowers

Sheryl Borden: Local Columnist Information on creating a quick and easy picture frame, how to keep cut flowers fresh longer and making healthy snacks will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at noon and on Saturday at 2 p.m. (All times are Mountain). “Creative Living” airs on public broadcasting station, KENW-TV, from [...]

School Menus 9/19-9/23

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold cereal, bagel w/cream cheese, juice and milk. Tuesday: French toast sticks, ham, juice and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast pizza, fresh fruit and milk. Thursday: Breakfast burrito, juice and milk. Friday: Cold cereal, muffin, juice and milk. Lunch Monday: Beef and cheese nachos, pinto beans, fresh fruit. Tuesday: Hot dog, fries, fresh [...]

9-11 School Menus

Portales Schools Breakfast Monday: Cold cereal, muffin, juice and milk Tuesday: Cheese omelet, toast w/jelly, juice and milk Wednesday: Pancake on a stick, fresh fruit and milk Thursday: Breakfast bar, teddy grahams, juice and milk Friday: Cold cereal, graham crackers, juice and milk Lunch Monday: Chicken nuggets, roll, carrots, fresh fruit and milk Tuesday: Hamburger, [...]

6/19 Menus

CSC Mealsite Menu Monday: Beef tips over noodles, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, cottage cheese and pears Tuesday: Oven fried chicken, stuffing, cranberry salad, green beans, cucumber salad and pumpkin pudding Wednesday: Red chili enchilada, pinto beans, salad and apple cobbler Thursday: Italian breaded pork chops, parmesan potatoes, mixed vegetables, carrot squash-medley, roll and [...]

Free Lunch Menus

Monday: Chicken strips, roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh fruit and milk Tuesday: Hot dog w/ or w/out chili, fries, fresh fruit, frozen fruit bar and milk Wednesday: Beef tacos, lett/tom, salsa, fresh fruit, pinto beans and milk Thursday: Turkey/cheese hoagie, chips, pickle spear, fresh fruit and milk Friday: Pizza, veggie sticks w/dip, fresh fruit, jello [...]