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Today's Features

  • Submitted ot the Optic
    Ben Ortega, son of Ben and Bernice Ortega of Rociada, has been appointed to senior vice president and Lead Project Manager of Development at Penn-Florida Companies.
    His real estate development career spans nearly 30 years, and he is an expert in managing class “A” multifamily projects from the initial planning stage to final product delivery.  

  • TODAY HOY
    • Public hearing regarding fracking in San Miguel County, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 at the NMHU Student Center.

    TUESDAY MARTES

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  • TODAY HOY
    • The City of Las Vegas Utilities Customer Service/Cashiers Department will be closed Friday, Oct. 12. The City of Las Vegas will be going through a software system conversion and will not have access to the system on this day.  The office will reopen on Monday, Oct. 15 using the new software system. For more information, contact the Utilities Department at 454-3832.

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • I now know the answer to the old adage: “What is worse, a bee in your bonnet, or a burr in your bathrobe?” I’ve been stung by a bee or two, but I haven’t had burrs in my bathrobe very often.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR
    Saturday
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Monte Del Sol, away, junior varsity and varsity
    Wednesday
    6:30 p.m. — Mora 4-H Club meeting, Helping Hands Inc.
    Thursday
    4 p.m. — 7th and 8th volleyball vs. Peñasco, home
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Santa Fe Indian School, away, junior varsity and varsity

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Who would have thought a little girl from Las Vegas would get to live in Spain at a young age?  Ten years ago Cheryl Conway was crowned the first Little Miss Las Vegas at the age of 12, and today she is living and studying in Granada, Spain.  

    “It shows that through vision, hard work and persistence dreams can come true” said Philip Ortiz, executive director, of the Miss Las Vegas Scholarship Organization.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    The Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation invites the public to nominate persons and businesses that have significantly improved their buildings this past year for CCHP’s annual preservation awards.

    Awards and recognition will be given for renovations, restorations and general improvements of historic homes and buildings throughout Las Vegas.  Recognition may also be given to individuals who have made a significant impact on preservation in Las Vegas.