March 19 -March 25 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Roast beef and baked chicken Thursday: Hamburger steak and grilled pork chops

Gift making featured on show

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on gift making, healing a damaged metabolism and cooking with turkey will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday or any other time you need a gift, one that is handmade is always the best. Connie […]

Jan. 29 -Feb. 4 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.:Friday: Roast turkey and shrimpMonday: Chef’s choiceTuesday: Cajun cuisineWednesday: Carved roast beef and roasted turkeyThursday: Oriental cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.:Friday: Fried fishMonday: MeatloafTuesday: Fried chickenWednesday: BarbecueThursday: Chicken fried steak The Drop Zone 11 a.m.:Friday: Fish and chipsMonday: Green chili cheeseburgerTuesday: SpaghettiWednesday: Chicken/beef teriyaki bowlThursday: Shrimp Po’Boy Cannon Lanes 11 a.m.:Friday: Chicken […]

Dec. 18 -Dec. 24 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s Choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast chicken Thursday: Fried chicken and meatloaf

President signs bill that aids military spouses

By Senior Airman Sara Csurilla: 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — The president signed a bill Nov. 11 to help ease the strain on military families who frequently travel from state to state and country to country. President Barack Obama signed the bill, known as the ‘Military Spouses Residency Relief […]

Causey holiday luncheon scheduled Sunday

Freedom New Mexico The Causey community has scheduled a Holiday Luncheon for 1 p.m. Sunday in the Community Building. Ham, turkey, dressing and drinks are to be provided. Attendees are asked to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert. Information: 273-4220 or 607-6543.

Nov. 25 -Nov. 30 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Carved roast beef and baked chicken Thursday: Closed for Thanksgiving holiday Friday: Turkey pasta primavera Monday: Chef’s choice

Elida turkey dinner set

Freedom New Mexico The Elida United Methodist Women annual turkey dinner is 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the Elida High School cafeteria. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Proceeds go to the women’s group’s community service projects. The meal includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, […]

Oct. 16 -Oct. 22 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Fried chicken and meatloaf

Sept. 4-10 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish and meatloaf Monday: Closed for Labor Day holiday Tuesday: Italian cuisine Wednesday: Roast beef and turkey Thursday: Beef stroganoff and country fried steak

July 1-7 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Teriyaki rice and shrimp fried rice Friday: Closed for holiday Monday: Italian breaded pork chops and lasagna Tuesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey The Drop Zone 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Fajita philly Thursday: Green chili bacon cheeseburger Friday: Closed for holiday Monday: Club wrap […]

June 19 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Roast turkey and baked or fried fish Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Mexican cuisine The Drop Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Shrimp Po’Boy sandwich Monday: Club wrap Tuesday: Spaghetti and meatballs Wednesday: Southwestern chicken wrap Thursday: Green chili bacon cheeseburger Cannon Lanes 11 […]

Nov. 21-27 What's Happening

Friday Turkey Shoot — Cannon Lanes. Bowl a score of 100 to win a turkey. Saturday Mystery Price Game — 5 p.m. to midnight, Cannon Lanes. participants will spin the wheel to determine game cost. Prices range from $1 to $2.25 per game.

Nov. 14, 1977

“Thanksgiving without Cable TV is like a turkey without stuffing” declared an ad for Southwest Cable TV in the Portales News-Tribune.

Nov. 9, 1936

The local turkey market opened, selling turkeys at 9 cents for “No. 1″ and 7 cents for “No. 2.” The low prices were due to the oversupply of turkeys from the large crop that year.

Columnist thankful for life’s blessings

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom New Mexico The Thanksgiving turkey has turned into the day-after-Thanksgiving-green-chile-turkey-enchiladas. Yum! But just because we’re feasting on leftovers today doesn’t mean I’m offering leftover thanks from yesterday. Thanksgiving should continue, or at least it should begin anew, and be a year-round process. This is not gobbledygook. I truly intend to give […]

Thanksgiving sampler

Freedom New Mexico Carving tips David “Hank” Hankins says he has been cooking for 50 years. “If the turkey isn’t as tender as this,” David Hankins said, waving his hand over a glistening 20 pound mesquite smoked turkey. “I would carve around the legs and separate the two breasts. But we cook ours so tender, […]

11-6 Local Briefs

Library Friends to meet A representative from the marketing department at Cannon Air Force Base will present the program at the regular meeting of the Friends of the Portales Public Library at 12 noon Thursday in the meeting room at the library, 218 South Avenue B. The program will cover the new mission at Cannon, […]

Oct. 28, 2007 Briefs

Turkey dinner set for Nov. 4 The Elida United Methodist Women’s annual turkey dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Elida High School cafeteria. The menu includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, rolls, pumpkin pie and beverage. Take-outs are available. Cost is $6 for […]

United States faces Turkish troubles

Editorial Most of the commentary surrounding the election in Turkey revolved around the fact that the Justice and Development Party (known as AK), a moderate Islamist party, achieved a solid victory. This in a country that was established in the 1920s by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk who expected to have an explicitly secular rather than a […]