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Mora County

  • Students return home with honors
  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - Feb. 28, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR
    Saturday
    TBA — Mora Rangerettes vs. winner of district, Mora
    Monday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Valley Community Health Services Board, Administration Building

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU
    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers with coffee and milk served daily.

    Monday — Pepper steak, rice, buttered carrots, pineapple celery salad, and apple cobbler
    Tuesday — Baked chicken, wild rice, creamy coleslaw, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, and chocolate pudding

  • Palabras Pintorescas - The role of the Rancheros Visitadores

    Those horrible winds continue to howl a I write this in mid February. I just discovered a news item in an old Albuquerque Journal. Los Alamos was the snowiest spot in the state in January 2001. We recorded 50 inches of snow, with a moisture content of 2.13 here at our Gascon station. Oh, for those good old days!

  • Mora County Notebook - Former Rangerettes honored

    On Saturday, after district games between Mora Rangers and Rangerettes and Santa Fe Prep the Mora Rangerettes with their coaches, families and friends got together to celebrate and honor teams of 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991 and 1992. Five banners in their honor were hung from the rafters of the gym. These five teams made it through the finals but came up short of the win of the state championship.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu - Feb. 21, 2014

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

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

    Monday — Green chili chicken enchilada, pinto beans, calavacitas, spinach salad with dressing, crackers, and Jello with fruit
    Tuesday — Honey dijon chicken, asparagus with cheese sauce, salad with dressing, wheat roll with margarine, and lemon bar
    Wednesday — Fidellos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, and orange pineapple mix

  • Palabras Pintorescas - Household remedies of the old days

    ‘To know what you do know and not know what you do not know is true knowledge.” So said Confucius a very long time ago. This quote is on the cover of a very old and terribly worn cookbook that belonged to my grandmother, which she inherited from my mother.

    This is one of the oldest cookbooks I have in my big collection of cookbooks.

    The title reads, “Tested recipes compiled by Ladies of the congressional Church, Lancaster, Wis.” This is the second and revised edition and might have been published in the late 1800s.

  • For the love of music
  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - Feb. 14, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    6 p.m. — Dinner Theater, reservations only, VFW building
    Saturday
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes  vs. Santa Fe Prep, home, junior varsity and varsity
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangers vs. Santa Fe Prep, home, junior varsity and varsity
    Free weekend at Fort union National Monument
    Tuesday
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangers vs. Pecos, away, junior varsity and varsity
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes vs. Pecos, away, junior varsity and varsity
    Wednesday

  • Palabras Pintorescas - My time as a Highlands ambassador

    Our boss and editor at the Optic discovered a picture of me taken just 39 years ago here. Question was: What was the event; why was the picture taken?

    I didn’t have a very good answer for him, other than I knew I was presented with an award by Reuben Valdez, the alumni director and public information director at Highlands University so long ago.

  • Mora County Notebook - Center receives most-improved award

    The Mora Senior Center recently received an award for being the most improved center in the state of New Mexico.

    They were presented with a plaque to commemorate the award. The award was presented by Jenny Martinez, director of the Area Agency for the Aging and Tim Arner, director of North Central New Mexico Economic Development. The reports were prompt and well done.

    The number of clients has grown. Wal-Mart has donated money to increase the home deliveries. They now deliver more than 40 home delivered meals every day,  which has doubled since last year.