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Today's Features

  • 7.17.2016
    SUNDAY

    1 p.m.
    La Merced De La Comunidad Del Carmel will have an emergency meeting at the Catholic church in El Carmel. The purpose is to review and approve the access easement agreement with Leroy and Mary Jean Aragon. All persons having their loved ones buried at the Hermano and Community Cemetery are encouraged to attend. For questions, call 425-7061, 0r 575-387-5915.

    1:30 p.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

    •The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • Submitted to the Optic
    Larry and Beth Abney of Manuelitas recently celebrated their 50th year of marriage with family and friends in
    Albuquerque. Larry Abney and Beth Bailey were married in Las Vegas on July 8, 1966 by Justice of the Peace Jose
    Archuleta.They celebrated their anniversary on the weekend of July 1 in Albuquerque with their family: sons, Robert (Alicia) of Albuquerque, and Matt (Karen) of Las Cruces; and granddaughters, Noela and Kaley (Robert), and

  • 7.16.2016
    SATURDAY
    8 a.m. to noon
    Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance will host a community work day doing thistle control. Volunteers are asked
    to meet at La Placita Fire Department in the village of Gallinas. Volunteers are asked to bring gloves and to wear
    work boots, long sleeve shirts, a hat and sunscreen. Water and snacks will be provided. For more information, call
    Lea at 425-5514.

  • The lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals.

    WEDNESDAY
    Meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll and mandarin oranges

    THURSDAY
    Grilled pork chop, mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered peas with pimientos, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    FRIDAY
    Tuna salad sandwich, wild rice, buttered green beans, honeydew melon, and sugar-free lemon pudding

    MONDAY
    Sloppy Joe on whole wheat bun, tossed salad, green beans, and ice cream

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

    • The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • 7.13.2016
    Wednesday
    10 a.m.
    Carnegie Summer Reading Program will feature Johnny Moon on the lawn of Carnegie Library. Lunch to follow presentation. Program is free, and children 2 to 12 years are welcome.

    5:30 p.m.
    There is an information meeting to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department at the local CYFD office at 2518 Ridge Runner Road. Currently there are 68 children in San Miguel County in the foster care system.

  • Friday, July 1, 1966 — “The Silver Needles” Club members are founders of “The Dobbins-Springer Daycare Center.” The center is sponsored by CAP and Highlands University and will hold registration July 1 at the center located at 1011 Tilden. Workers are Fannie Duran, Stella Larson, Mrs. John Silva, Rita Silva, Tessie Maestas, Carmen Garcia, Ruby Tapia, Claudia Dobbins, Shirley Springer, Helen Marquez and Josie Romero.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 60°

    A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Little or no precipitation expected.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:54 a.m. to 8:18 p.m.

     


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