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Today's Features

  • By Russell Contreras
    The Associated Press
    Evil eye. Magical fright. A sick soul.
    These are all afflictions usually treated by traditional Mexican healers known as curanderos. And this summer, an Albuquerque museum is planning an exhibit on the magical art of curanderismo, or the practice of traditional Mexican folk healing.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Benefit bake sale for Anjelique and Anyssa Romero starting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29 in front of Walmart. They are fundraising for an educational trip to France and Spain in June. For more information, contact Anjelique at 505-819-9837 or racetofranceandspain@yahoo.com.
    • Evangelistic Service, 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at the Bethnel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 715 National Ave.

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • Spring is really here now; at least the Mora Growers are planning on it, as they held their first annual seed exchange and workshop on Saturday at the meeting room at Tapetes de Lana in Mora.

    An enthusiastic crowd gathered to exchange ideas, seeds and friendship.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    3:30 p.m. — Mora Rangers baseball vs. Cimarron, home
    Monday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Valley Community Health Services board meeting, administration building
    Tuesday
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangers baseball vs. Walatowa, away
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes softball vs. Walatowa, away
    Thursday
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes softball vs.Pecos, home
    1 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Mora Schools Open House

  • Springtime automatically brings up thoughts of new life and babies in particular. On this old ranch it is calving time and that is a favorite time for me.

    My father doctor always said, “Put on the catcher’s mitt, but never interfere with Mother Nature unless there is obvious trouble with the birthing process.” How right he was, and he caught lots of babies in his 60 years of his private practice at Valmora.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 in the children’s area of the pubic library. This week’s book is “Ollie’s Easter Eggs” by Olivier Dunrea. Free and open to the public.

    FRIDAY VIERNES

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  • WEDNESDAY MIERCOLES
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 in the children’s area of the pubic library. This week’s book is “Ollie’s Easter Eggs” by Olivier Dunrea. Free and open to the public.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING

  • SATURDAY SÁBADO
    • The 19th Annual Fiesta de la Hispanidad will take place on Saturday, March 23 in Ilfeld Auditorium on the campus of NMHU. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Event starts at 6:30 p.m. Sponsors are Community 1st Bank, NMHU President Jim Fries, and the NMHU Foundation Office. Admission is $5 with ticket availability starting March 18 across the street from Ilfeld from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call Donna Martinez at 454-3238 for ticket information or Sara at 454-0438.