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Today's Features

  • Luna Community College

    Luna Community College will offer Compass Placement exam workshops for math and English from Monday, May 16 to Thursday, May 19 at the Las Vegas campus. 

    Many students who are planning on attending LCC or New Mexico Highlands University have to take the Compass Placement exams to determine what math or English classes they will be required to take when they start college. 

  • 5.13.2016
    FRIDAY

    1 to 2 p.m.

  • •Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • Thursday, May 12, 1966 — Mary London Walker, a senior from Houston, was crowned Miss Southwest Wind 1966 at the annual pageant in University Hall. Other finalists were Nancy Walkers, Gayle Gallagher, Rita Greene and Olivia Lovato. The judges were Orlando Maes, Jim Grebe, Bill Roush, Stuart Beck and Dennis Mitchell.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 73° / LOW 40°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:59 a.m. to 7:56 p.m.

     

     

    Thursday

  • 5.11.2016
    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.

    5.13.2016
    FRIDAY

    1 to 2 p.m.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Las Vegas resident and retired Judge J. Michael Kavanaugh was honored on April 4 at the 2016 Lifesavers Conference in Long Beach, Calif. 

    Mark Rosekind, administrator for the National Highway Traffic Administration, presented the National Public Service Award to Judge Kavanaugh as part of that organization’s national gathering.

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

    MONDAY
    Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot raisin salad, biscuit and margarine, and mandarin oranges

    TUESDAY
    Philly steak sandwich, French fries, broccoli, and cantaloupe

    WEDNESDAY
    Stuffed bell pepper, baked beans, carrots, biscuit, and fruit cocktail

    THURSDAY
    Pork stir fry, vegetables, salad with dressing, wheat roll and margarine, and apple cobbler