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Today's Features

  • My faith in the weather gods is restored after that big rain — and snow — storm, coming almost on schedule in early May. Hopefully the pattern will continue as La Niña may have dived into the deep of the ocean, for a long time.

    Back in the ‘50s when we still lived in Las Vegas and Jim worked for our Public Service Company, he would always plan his vacation time in early May.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is     “Thomas and Percy and the Dragon” based on the Railway Series by the Rev. W. Awdry. Free and open to the public.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR

  • TUESDAY MARTES
    • Tierra y Montes Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at the U.S. Forest Service Building. For more information, cal 425-9088.

    WEDNESDAY MIERCOLES
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “    Thomas and Percy and the Dragon” based on the Railway Series by the Rev. W. Awdry. Free and open to the public.

  • Cinco de Mayo was celebrated at the school in Mora by a traditional well performed program at the Martinez Gym.

    The gym was packed with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and other interested folks

    The program began at 8:30 a .m. with the children from Head Start and kindergarten. The different classes performed Spanish dances, singing and recitations.

    The junior high mariachi band played several numbers to the delight of the appreciative audience. The young people in the band are all from the sixth and seventh grades.

  • Community Calendar

    Saturday
    10 a.m. — Sangre de Cristo Livestock Growers Association meeting, Mora School Board
    Tuesday
    6 p.m. — Little League Baseball and T-Ball, Little League Field
    6 p.m. — Angels vs. Yankees
    6:45 p.m. — Pirates vs. Rangers
    Wednesday
    6 p.m — Spring Band Concert, Mora High School Gym
    6:30 p.m — 4-H meeting, Helping Hands Inc
    Thursday

  • May is kicked off with Mother’s Day. Graduations are just around this big day.

    I feel my mother’s presence all around me, often, and I suspect she continues to keep a watchful eye on this old ranch.

    Mother would be proud of her five grandkids. They have inherited her spunk and spirit genes, as did sweet brother Bill and I.

    Our mother was very different, very British, very strict. Bill and I finally figured that out, but not before we tried to get away with all sorts of things.

  • WEDNESDAY
    MIERCOLES

    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Hey, Irma! It’s Mother’s Day: by Harriet Ziefert. This week’s theme is Mother’s Day. Free and open to the public.

    • Search and Rescue will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9 at the Community Center in Pecos. For more information call 454-0551 or 429-2045.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Racquetball registrations for the Spring Racquetball 2012 Season. Season will consist of round-robin play, and a double elimination seeded tournament will follow. Registration sheets are available at the front desk. Open registration runs through Friday, May 4. Season will tentatively begin on May 7; duration depends on number of matches. Call Amanda Gallegos at 426-3191 or Alvin Archuleta at 429-3144.

  • The Mora Health Fair was held last Thursday in the Mora High School gym. There were many tables set up to let the public be aware of the many areas of health care that are available to them. Each table had an abundance of literature and “goodies” that included pens, pencils, key chains, bags, note pads and even fly swatters and more. They had their logo or theme on them as part of marketing their health care services.

    There were a couple of areas set up so that the people could get their vital signs taken. Advice was given where it was needed.