Today's News

  • HU spring media arts exhibit Wed.

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University media arts and technology students will showcase their work in the department’s Spring Exhibit at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

    The exhibit is open to the public and is in the new Media Arts Trolley Building at 1183 San Francisco Ave.

  • Dear Teacher - May 7, 2017

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: Is your child’s IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) up-to-date? Parents need to be sure that the IEP is meeting their children’s special needs. — Special Ed Teacher

  • Puerto Rico to close 184 public schools

    By Danica Coto
    The Associated Press

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is closing 184 public schools in a move expected to save millions of dollars amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus to the U.S. mainland in the past decade, officials said Friday.

    An estimated 27,000 students will be moved elsewhere when their schools close at the end of May, Education Department spokeswoman Yolanda Rosaly told The Associated Press.

  • Students excel in competition
  • College signing day
  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — May 7, 2017

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

    Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad with dressing, beets, and spice cake

    Hamburger mac, green beans, corn, apricots, and peanut butter cookie

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

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


  • Palabras Pinturescas: Bed of straw comes alive for these children

    Just about the time I think I have heard it all, as they say, yet another story pops up. We here at Gascon don’t farm or ranch like the big agricultural businesses do, but we like to keep up with what is going on in this business.The Furrow is a farm and ranch magazine that promotes John Deere farm equipment and its spring edition just came in the mail.

  • District champs!
  • WLV forum May 9

    West Las Vegas athletic coordinator Richard Tripp will host the WLV Parent/Fan/AD Forum, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Gillie Lopez Gym.

    The purpose of the forum is to air and listen to concerns and thoughts of parents and fans at West.

    The only topic that will not be discussed is the hiring and firing of coaches. Organization of a coaches/parents committee will be discussed.

  • Obstacle course - Race to take place Sunday at Perkins Stadium

    Obstacle course racing has arrived in the Meadow City.

    New Mexico Highlands University will host its first such event at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 7, beginning at Perkins Stadium.

    The course will be three miles long, and the race is open to the public. Entry fees are $15 general public, $5 students. Highlands students and employees with valid ID will be admitted for no charge.

    Registration on site will be open from 8 to 9:30 a.m., followed by instructions at 9:45.