Fantasy candy featured on show

Information on making fantasy candy, natural blood pressure control and cooking with potatoes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday Designer Laura Bray will show how to make fantasy candy, and even though it’s not edible, it certainly looks delicious. She will show a project that allows […]

Heritage Days bring community together

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Alisa Boswell The smell of fried potatoes and the sound of bluegrass music filled the air on Saturday at City Park in Portales as local residents enjoyed music, games and food at the 27th annual Heritage Days event. Melvin and Marie Littlejohn and Joe Blair were honored as Pioneer of the Year. The Littlejohns, in […]

Weed patrol, pillows featured on show

Sheryl Borden Information on making pillows, weed control and cooking potatoes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Ava Green is a designer, and she will demonstrate how pillows can be made from blocks of knitting or crocheting. Her company is Terri’s Yarns and Crafts in Sevierville, […]

Fitness, nutrition to be featured

By Cheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on fitness, making pleats and cooking with potatoes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Catherine Carrigan is going to talk about the four steps important to total fitness, and these include exercise, attitude, rest and nutrition. Her company is Total […]

May 3 CSC Menu

Monday: Ham and noodles, California vegetables, vegetable salad with dressing, cottage cheese and peaches. Tuesday: Chicken A La King, sauteed potatoes and onions, mustard greens with margarine, biscuit with margarine and chunky fruit. Wednesday: Green chile hamburger stew, salad, dressing, cornbread, margarine and tropical fruit salad. Thursday: Chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat […]

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.

Jan. 11, 2009 Floyd School Menus

MondayBreakfast: Quesadilla, cereal, juice, milkLunch: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, pineapple, milk (Salad bar for MS/HS)

Oct. 27, 1944

W. T. Meador and his son Clifford harvested 620 bushels of sweet potatoes, the largest

Aug. 28 CSC Menu

Community Services Center1100 Community Way Milk, coffee and tea served daily. Monday: Closed, Labor DayTuesday: Salmon patty, baked potato, spinach, hominy, wheat bread, chocolate pudding.Wednesday: Beef Enchiladas, salad/dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, orangeThursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, peas, biscuit/margarine, peaches.Friday: Ham and noodles, broccoli, beets, pumpkin bread.

Painting, embroidery on schedule

By Sheryl Borden Information on painting on candles, creating embroidered-looking flowers on cakes, and new food trends will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon on Tuesday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Kris Cranford, a certified instructor for One Stroke Décor, will demonstrate different stroke techniques used in painting daisies and leaves […]

Sweet potato has place in Portales’ past

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By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor The sweet potato has been a big part of Thanksgiving fare for a long time. People may not know sweet potatoes were also a big part of the Roosevelt County agriculture scene for nearly a century. Sweet potato crops slowly died out in the 1970s and 1980s around Portales. […]

10-28 Floyd School Menu

Floyd Schools menu for the week of Oct. 29-31 Breakfast Tuesday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk. Wednesday: Oatmeal, toast, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch Monday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, peas, apple crisp, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, roll, Jell-O, milk, (Salad bar MS/HS). Wednesday: Macaroni dinner, green beans, roll, cantaloupe, milk, (Salad […]

July 27, 1960

• Vic Stockard and Vernon Gibson were re-elected to serve on the Portales Valley Sweet Potato Association board of directors during the annual grower’s meeting. During the meeting, it was reported that 920 acres of sweet potatoes had been planted in Roosevelt County. • Slater Bros. Home and Auto Supply advertised 3-T Nylon all weather […]

May 13, 2007 CSC Mealsite Menu

Community Services Senior Mealsite Menu Lunch is served Monday through Friday 11: 30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday: Beef steak ranchero, pinto beans, salad/dressing, strawberry shortcake. Tuesday: Baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, corn, roll, pumpkin spice cookie, fruit cocktail Wednesday: Chicken fajita, tortilla, chili beans, orange slices, Jell-O. Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, […]