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Today's Features

  • 11.25.2016
    FRiDAY
    Nov. 25
    The Miss Las Vegas Scholarship Organization is sponsoring the Merry Christmas Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 10. The contest is open to boys six months to five years and girls six months to 12 years. The contestants will compete in personality in holiday wear, beauty in formal wear, and photogenic. Entry deadline is Nov. 25. For more information, contact Philip Ortiz at 718-6848.

    11.26.2016
    SATURDAY
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • 11.20.2016
    SUNDAY
    10:30 a.m. to noon

  • Submitted to the Optic

  • I will admit I am one of those news hounds who doesn’t always get the lesser sections of our newspapers. My two papers, the Optic and the Albuquerque Journal come to our ranch mailbox and I sometimes get the Saturday, Sunday and Monday Journal on Monday. I will admit I don’t always get all of the various sections of those papers read.

    However, the Nov. 12 (Saturday) Journal tucked in an article that caught my eye (no surprise there) because I live in the middle of a heavily forested mountain here at Gascon.

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

    MONDAY
    Liver and onions, mashed potatoes, green beans, sliced cucumbers, wheat roll with margarine, peaches and strawberries with topping

    TUESDAY
    Hamburger stroganoff, egg noodles, broccoli, carrot raisin salad and banana

    WEDNESDAY
    Pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, asparagus, bread with margarine and applesauce

    THURSDAY
    Closed for Thanksgiving

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    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • Volunteers are needed for overnights at the Casa de Samaritan Emergency Shelter located 716 Grand Ave. Are you or is someone you know willing and able to provide services to the less fortunate in our community and surrounding areas? The shelter usually opens on Nov. 1, but this date is always dependent on weather. If interested or want to know more about this program, call the shelter at 429-3730 or 454-1390.

  • 11.16.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    11.17.2016
    THURSDAY

    1:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • 11.13.2016
    SUNDAY
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

    MONDAY
    King Ranch chicken, salsa corn, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, cottage cheese, and pears

    TUESDAY
    Brunswick stew, garden salad with dressing, squash, crackers, and pineapple upside-down cake

    WEDNESDAY
    Turkey dinner, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberries, and pumpkin nut bread