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Mora County

  • Palabras Pintorescas - The growing years of Carl and Coyote

    When a bunch of ranchers get together, no matter the occasion, the discussions are always lively. My most recent encounter with my longtime rancher friends was at Geraldine Huston’s memorial service. This was a very sad event, but she would have loved the homemade foods and strong coffee served at lunch afterward. Geri was one of many longtime ranching wives from this area.

  • Mora Senior Center lunch menu

    Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers lunch menu with milk and coffee served daily.

    Monday, Jan. 16 — Closed for Martin Luther King Day
    Tuesday, Jan. 17 — Chicken and rice, broccoli, peas with carrots, pot luck rolls with margarine and oatmeal cookies
    Wednesday, Jan. 18 — Beef steak rancher, pinto beans with green chile, salad with dressing and strawberry shortcake
    Thursday, Jan. 19 — Pork stir fry, stir fry vegetables, salad with dressing, wheat roll with margarine and apple cobbler

  • Mora Community Calendar

    Jan. 13 - 19

  • An adventure to the South Pole

    Lorraine Hurtado, a Chacon resident, spent a season in Antarctica. She went on  the advice of her nephew Andres Martinez, son of Phil and her sister Mary Ann. Andres has worked at the South Pole for 12 years. He is an engineer. He helped build the facility.
    Lorraine wanted to get out and have a new adventure away from her home and familiar surroundings for a while. She had lost her husband of 52 years and needed a change.

  • Cowgirl apparel and calendars

    I was the happy recipient of some fabulous calendars this year. The Muench Colorado photography calendar brought back so many memories of our visits to this picturesque state. Viva Colorado, as they say, and I could take the same spectacular mountain snow scenes right here from my yard as I write this.

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora Eagles have successful season

    The Mora Eagles YAFL team had a very successful season. The team members are in either third or fourth grade. In all the games they had seven wins and a sole defeat came from  a much larger Santa Fe team.  

    The dedicated team earned its championship at the 2011 YAFL Las Vegas League.

    They have played four different teams in the league and made a good showing as seen in the statistics.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Jan. 6, 2012

    Community Calendar

    Friday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. McCurdy, home, varsity
    Saturday
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. Dulce, home, junior varsity and varsity
    TBA – End of NRG tournament
    Sunday
    2:30 p.m.— VFW Auxiliary meeting, location TBA
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Hall
    Monday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Celebrating the Centennial and mom’s birthday

    It is time to celebrate and in a big way. Our beloved New Mexico is 100 years old toady. There will be many celebrations, all over the state, for the entire year. 2012 is a very big year in our history.

  • Mora County Notebook: Girl Scout troop continues to grow

    Girl Scout Troop #10338 was organized by Lillian Mestas more than a year ago with just a few members has grown to 17 members. The girls are ages five through 11.The troop meet every week. But each section meets every other week also. They have three small groups including Daisies, Brownies and Juniors.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Dec. 30, 2011

    Community Calendar

    Saturday
    8 p.m. — Doors open and at 9 p.m. New Years Eve Dance begins, VFW Hall, music by Agua Negra Band, refreshments, $10 a person
    Tuesday
    10 a.m. — Mora County Commission meeting, Mora School Board Room
    Wednesday
    TBA — Mora Rangers basketball at NRG tournament, Pojoaque, varsity, continues until Jan. 7
    4 p.m. — Mora Middle School Rangers basketball vs. Peñasco, home