10-4 CSC menu

Monday: Frito Pie, Pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and angel food cake. Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, peas, carrots, cornbread, margarine and fruit salad. Wednesday: Pork roast, black-eyed peas, tomatoes with green chili, cornbread, margarine, cottage cheese and apricots. Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat roll, margarine and white cake. Friday: Chicken enchiladas, [...]

April 5, 2009 Community menus

Monday: BBQ chicken, creamy cole slaw, green beans, wheat roll, margarine, chocolate pudding, and topping. Tuesday: Ham and beans, cheese, green chilies, onions, okra, cornbread, and peach cobbler. Wednesday: Hamburger mac, green beans, corn, apricots, and peanut butter cookie. Thursday: Chicken spaghetti, beets, green salad, dressing, garlic bread, and peaches. Friday: Pork roast, black-eyed peas, [...]

March 29, 2009 CCS menu

Monday: Hamburger mac, green beans, corn, apricots and peanut butter cookie. Tuesday: Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, angel food cake, wheat roll, margarine and pineapple chunks. Wednesday: Chalupa, onions, green chili, salsa, Spanish rice, green beans and devil’s food cake. Thursday: Chicken fingers, mashed potatoes, gravy, turnip greens, margarine, wheat roll, margarine, gelatin [...]

Aug. 17, 2008 CSC Menu

Monday: Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce/tomatoes/onions, angel food cake, apricots Tuesday: King ranch chicken, corn, spanish rice, salad/dressing, cottage cheese, pears Wednesday: Chicken fajita, pinto beans, tomatoes and chilies, pumpkin spice cookie Thursday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and grave, asparagus, wheat roll with margarine, apricots Friday: Pork posole, salad/dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread, pumpkin spice [...]

FDA says tomatoes OK to eat again

The U.S. government lifted its salmonella warning on tomatoes Thursday but an investigation into a separate outbreak in Portales is continuing. Hot peppers still get a caution: The people most at risk of salmonella — including the elderly and people with weak immune systems — should avoid fresh jalapenos and serranos, and any dishes that [...]

Farmers market opens season

By Karl Terry, PNT Managing Editor Tomatoes weren’t available but squash, onions and various herbs were plentiful. Vendors at the first Portales Farmers Market of the season said they had a good day Monday despite the hardships of a late freeze followed by hot windy conditions in June. “I think it’s been really good today [...]

Few salmonella cases reported locally

Staff and wire reports The number of Curry County salmonella cases climbed to five Wednesday, up one from previous reports, health officials said. According to Department of Health spokeswoman Deborah Busemeyer, there is a likelihood the patients were infected by tomatoes eaten at Curry County restaurants or purchased from area stores, though she said she [...]

Restaurants pulling tomatoes off menu

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico New Mexico residents aren’t seeing red. Since food establishments pulled tomatoes due to Salmonella risks on Friday, local restaurants are noticing a visual impact on food, but not much else. “Nobody’s really said anything about it,” said Misty Baca, a store manager at Clovis’ Mabry Street Dairy Queen. “We [...]

Talkin’ home grown tangy tomatoes

By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor There’s nothing better than the taste of a fresh-picked tomato. I’m not talking about those thick-skinned, rubbery things you buy in the produce section of the supermarket. It’s hard to find a tomato at the store these days that even faintly tastes like it’s supposed to taste. I only [...]

Melrose Fruit Market changes ownership

By Tonya Fennell: Freedom Newspapers The Melrose Fruit Market was ripe for the picking once the long-time owners opted for retirement. The quaint country store, located on U.S. 60/84 in Melrose, was owned and operated by Delo and Ruby Stephenson for the past 40 years. Due to their advancing age and Delo Stephenson’s deteriorating health, [...]