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  • Noticias - Nov. 15

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    • Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

  • Democrats unite
  • Working on the mill
  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu Nov. 15

    Senior Lunch Menu

    The lunch menu for the Mora/Wagon Mound Senior Center provides coffee and milk daily.

    King Ranch chicken, salsa corn, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, cottage cheese and pears

    Brunswick stew, garden salad with dressing, squash, crackers, and pineapple upside-down cake

    Turkey dinner, stuffing, gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes, strawberries, and pumpkin nut bread


  • Palabras Pinturescas: The art of making sauerkraut from scratch

    I’ll bet I’m the only columnist around who is writing a story, a column about sauerkraut at the moment. Yes, I know since I learned how to make it at an early age and because I still enjoy it, there is a story there.

  • HU reading group tackles higher education issues

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Trends and issues in higher education are the focus of a new Big Ideas Reading Group at Highlands University.

    The reading group is a joint initiative of the Office of the President and the Faculty Senate.

  • Dear Teacher - Nov. 15, 2015

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: I think it is very unusual, but direct spelling instruction ends after third grade in my son’s school. Spelling errors on the students’ work in fourth grade is circled, and they are expected to correct all errors. Surprisingly, this seems to be working for my son, who is a fairly good speller. Nevertheless, aren’t there advantages to continuing formal instruction at this level? — Very Surprised

  • Cowboys taking on D-I challenges

    Craig Snow and his New Mexico Highlands men’s basketball team are getting tough early.

    The team will play at a second and third NCAA Division I opponent this week to continue the non-conference portion of the season.

    The Cowboys play at Nevada-Las Vegas and Wyoming, two teams from the Mountain West Conference, the league of the University of New Mexico Lobos.

    They’ll be at UNLV for an 8 p.m. tip-off Monday. The Runnin’ Rebels, who trounced Whittier 94-57 on Nov. 6, finished 18-15 last year and split with the Lobos.

  • NMHU winter sports 2015-16

    MONDAY, NOV. 16
    • Cowboy basketball at UNLV, 8 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.

    • Cowboy basketball at Wyoming, 7 p.m., Laramie, Wyo.

    • Cowboy cross country’s Collins Kirui at NCAA Division II National Championships, TBA, Joplin, Mo.
    • Cowgirl and Cowboy basketball at West Texas A&M, 1 and 3 p.m., Canyon, Texas
    • Cowboy wrestling at Nebraska-Kearney Open, 9 a.m., Kearney, Neb.

    TUESDAY, NOV. 24

  • This week’s NFL games - Nov. 15, 2015

    • Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, late

    • Jacksonville at Baltimore, 11 a.m.
    • Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 11 a.m.
    • Carolina at Tennessee, 11 a.m.
    • Chicago at St. Louis, 11 a.m.
    • Dallas at Tampa Bay, 11 a.m.
    • Detroit at Green Bay, 11 a.m.
    • Miami at Philadelphia, 11 a.m.
    • New Orleans at Washington, 11 a.m.
    • Minnesota at Oakland, 2:05 p.m.
    • New England at N.Y. Giants, 2:25 p.m.