Portales past: Oct. 25, 1953

Oct. 25, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Pvt. John W. Berry, whose wife is Mrs. Altha Berry of North Star Route, Elida, was nearing completion of a 16-week training cycle in Fort Leofiard Wood, Mo., with a unit of the 6th Armored Division.

Elida nearing first football game

By Mickey Winfield, PNT staff writer ELIDA — At least 14 Elida boys will gather on the football practice field Monday afternoon for the first time in school history. One year after fellow Roosevelt County school Dora kicked off their first season of football with an eight-man squad, the Elida Tigers are following suit and […]