Portales Sanitarium ran an ad in the Portales Times as “a modern, ethically conducted, homelike institution, for medical and surgical cases, obstetrics and diseases of women.”
New Mexico Governor John E. Miles and his wife were guests of honor at the Roosevelt County Fair and spoke at Eastern New Mexico College, their first visit to Portales.
A civil rights hearing was held at ENMU, which gave “members of the community a chance to speak on issues of civil rights that affect them,” wrote the Portales News-Tribune.
An “attendance crusade” opened in Portales when area churches came together to set
Portales prepared for a state-wide blackout, in which Flying Fortress bombers of the U.S. Army were to fly over the city, making New Mexico the first state to participate in a mock invasion during World War II.
Varsity Drive-In Theatre ran an ad in the Portales News-Tribune that read, “Thanks to the teen-agers of our community for their loyal patronage.”
Portales Valley News reported that the new pastor of the Methodist church, Rev. R. F. Davis, would be preaching the following Sunday, his sermon entitled “Forward March.”
Thursday Portales Farmers Market — 5 p.m., First Street and Avenue B United Way of Eastern New Mexico Block Party — 5 to 7 p.m. United Way, 215 Main, Clovis. Friday United Way Campaign Kick-off — 7:30-9 a.m. on the square. Free doughnuts, canned food drive. Sunday Diez y Seis de Septiembre (Dia de Familia) […]
• The Portales Valley News reported that educational exhibits were taking precedent at New Mexico county fairs, becoming more popular than carnival rides. • White Front Garage advertised that the Star Car “would convince the careful buyer, that it is the car to buy.”
In two classified ads, Bob Sartain and H.A. Bryant were told they won complimentary tickets to see “Tarzan and the Mermaids” showing at the Yam Theater.
Mac’s Drive In advertised their Mexican plate which included an enchilada, tamale with chile, ‘toastada’, and taquita, all for 49 cents.
Udall to host Academy Day at PHS U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., will be hosting Academy Day at Portales High School from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. The purpose of the event is to inform high school students and their families about U.S. service academies. Among the academies represented will be the U.S. Air Force Academy and […]
TodayCurry County Trade Days and garage sale — Noon to 5 p.m. Outside spaces available to sell garage sale items for $10 per day. Information: 762-8827. MondayPortales Municipal Schools board meeting — 6 p.m., Central Office board room.Portales Farmers Market — 5 p.m., First Street and Avenue B ThursdayPortales Farmers Market — 5 p.m., First […]
Friday Football Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The End Zone. Saturday 3-6-9 Tournament — 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes. UFC Liddell vs. Evans — 6 p.m. The End Zone. Sunday Football Frenzy Kickoff Party — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The End Zone. Monday Nine Hole Scramble — 5 p.m. Whispering Winds. […]
Friday Case lot sale
Friday Cannon Air Force Base First Friday— 5-8 p.m., The Landing, reservations/information 784-2853 Saturday Curry County Trade Days and garage sale — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Outside spaces available to sell garage sale items for $10 per day. Information: 762-8827. Sunday Curry County Trade Days and garage sale — Noon to 5 p.m. Outside […]
Portales News-Tribune reported that KENM-TV-FM went on air five years to the minute from the time its parent station began its operation.
TodayGood Neighbor Day — All day, Hestands Floral and Gifts, 813 S. Second St. benefitting Food Bank of New Mexico. Information: 356-6951Blood Drive — 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. KENW-TV Broadcast Center Studio A. ThursdayFriends of Library meeting — Noon, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B. The events calendar is a daily listing that […]