Jan. 18, 2008 CSC Menu

Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Hamburger Mac, green beans, corn, peaches. Wednesday: Chicken and rice, salad, peas, roll, peanut butter cookie. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, fruit cocktail. Friday: Baked Chicken, carrots, peas, roll, oatmeal cookie.

County officials look to boost local economy

By Clarence Plnk: PNT Staff Writer One of two Roosevelt County Commissioners being sworn into office Monday has already set a hefty agenda. Republican David Sanders says his top priorities are fixing overcrowding at the county jail, attracting new business and getting the county to go green. “One of our major concerns is the jail […]

Jan. 4, 2009 Community Services Center Menu

Monday: Ham, broccoli with cheese, salad, roll, white cake. Tuesday: Chicken enchiladas, corn, spinach salad, salsa, peaches. Wednesday: Liver and onions, wild rice, peas, roll, orange. Thursday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, roll, chocolate pudding with topping. Friday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans, garlic bread, brownies.

Dec. 14, 2008 CSC Menu

Monday – Beef Stroganoff, broccoli and cheese, salad, roll, chocolate pudding Tuesday – Chicken and dumplings, green beans, carrots, pears Wednesday – Barbecue beef, mixed vegetables, salad, biscuit, applesauce cake Thursday – Chicken tenders, green salad, corn, white bread, gelatin with fruit Friday – Beef stew, salad, cornbread, pears

Practicing green efforts alleviates strain on wallet

Freedom New Mexico Recent fuel price surges, coupled with Barack Obama’s election, have given environmentalists new energy. Even without it, as a practical matter, we would do well to consider “green” alternatives when looking to buy a new home or upgrade an existing one. Obama has said he plans to impose policies that will reduce […]

It’s not easy being without green

By Karl Terry, Local Columnist As the nights get cooler and the leaves begin to turn, the craving hits me. With a longing like an expectant mother for pickles and ice cream, my search instead is for fresh green chile. We laid in our winter store of the spicy vegetable last week with a purchase […]

Hounds get set for No. 4 Abilene Christian

By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University senior nose guard Ronald Green says he enjoys a challenge, and he’ll get one in Abilene Christian running back Bernard Scott when the teams open Lone Star Conference South Division play today at Blackwater Draw. The Wildcats (3-0), No. 4 in NCAA Division II, feature […]

Rock icon Buddy Holly immortalized in cheddar

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By Eric Butler, PNT Correspondent Whether Buddy Holly ever had positive feelings toward the Green Bay Packers is a matter of conjecture. But one thing’s for sure now: Buddy is a cheese head. Throughout the Clovis Music Festival, a block of cheese carved into the likeness of Holly will be displayed in the entrance of […]

ENMU class highlighting green efforts

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Writer A new fall class at Eastern New Mexico University is aiming to encourage students and Portales residents to eco-friendly habits. Going Green is a class that will focus on informing individuals on ways to reduce energy consumption and waste production, said ENMU special programs coordinator Lukas Cash. “Everyone is […]

Aug. 24, 2008 CSC menu

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way, Portales Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday through Friday Monday: Chili dog, parsley potatoes, mixed vegetable, cottage cheese, pineapple. Tuesday: Chicken with rice, broccoli, peas and carrots, potluck roll and margarine, oatmeal cookie. Wednesday: Burrito, Spanish rice, salsa corn, salad and dressing, spiced apples. Thursday: Italian pork […]

Air Force, N.M. partner for green projects

McClatchy Newspapers: Jill Johnson The Air Force, the city of Clovis and New Mexico state officials have agreed to pursue a wind energy project. Air Force Link Santa Fe — Air Force officials signed several agreements July 24 with the governor of New Mexico that will add up to 245 megawatts of additional renewable energy […]

July 27, 2008 Menus

Community Service Center Monday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, green salad, corn, garlic bread and pears. Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, peas, carrots, corn bread, fruit salad. Wednesday: Frito pie, pinto beans and white cake. Thursday: King Ranch Chicken, Spanish rice, green salad and peaches. Milk, coffee and tea served daily.

City, water co-op seek voluntary conservation

By Sarah Meyer, PNT Staff Writer The city of Portales and Roosevelt County Water Cooperative are asking customers to voluntarily conserve water through an odd-even watering schedule. City officials say customers seem to be using more water because of the hot, dry windy weather, trying to keep their yards green. “When everybody decides to water […]

City begins water conservation campaign

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By Sarah Meyer, PNT Staff Writer Drive around Portales and you will see many front yards covered in dark green grass. Those dark green lawns suck up thousands of gallons of water each summer, paid for in higher water bills. The city of Portales wants residents to learn how to conserve water, in the yard […]

Environmental awareness, economics slowly driving local ‘green’ efforts

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer Although Earth Day was observed Tuesday, folks in Portales intend to keep on going green all year long. Eastern New Mexico University is preparing to go green on a much larger scale. The university is working on a project design to construct the campus’ first LEED (Leadership in Energy […]

Heck, Green strong at Snyder rodeo

PNT Staff Report The Eastern New Mexico University men’s rodeo team earned an eighth place finish April 3-5 at the Western Texas College rodeo at Snyder.

Business is always green for artificial turf installers

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By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter A new landscaping option is available for residents that promises a green yard without the high water bill. The Geneva Sports Surfaces LLC, based out of Las Vegas, Nev. has been installing synthetic turf for three decades on sports fields from New Mexico to Idaho, said Russell Richards of […]

Irish celebration on tap

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter If the green shamrocks don’t get your attention, the quick pinch from lack of green on your attire surely will.An early St. Patrick’s Day celebration is planned for Saturday in Portales. A musical and family oriented celebration will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Memorial Building on East […]

11-25 CSC Menu

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way, Portales Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday through Friday Monday: Pork Chop Olé, rice and Oriental vegetables, beets, cottage cheese, fruit cocktail, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday: Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chiles, salsa, flour tortillas, oatmeal cookie, peaches. Wednesday: Brunswick stew, garden salad and dressing, squash, crackers, […]

November 7, 1993

• Portales mayor D.K. Shafer proclaimed the day to be “Nurse Appreciation Day” in Portales. • Members of the Elida Future Farmers of America chapter attended the Chapter Officer Leadership Training that was held at the Curry County Fairgrounds. • McDonalds offered six value meals for the price of $2.99 each, a Green Chili Cheeseburger […]