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

    MONDAY
    Green chile chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, calabazitas, spinach salad with dressing, crackers, and gelatin with fruit

    TUESDAY
    Meatballs, steamed rice, oriental vegetables, wheat roll with margarine, and apricots

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken pot pie, green beans with mushrooms, salad, dinner roll, and fruit salad

    THURSDAY
    Summer picnic - center closed

  • Editor’s Note: The film Ghostbusters is showing locally at Indigo Theatre. For movie times, see page 2.

    By Jake Coyle
    AP Film Writer

    he easy, electric chemistry of the four leads in Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” acts like a firewall against the supernatural and the adolescent, alike, in this spirited reboot of the 1984 original.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 1966 — (Optic editorial) The decision by the Board of Regents of New Mexico Highlands University to rename the Arts and Education Building in honor of Dr. Quincy Guy Burris is high but earned  tribute to a man who has spent 28 years with the school. Dr. Burris has been instrumental in the continued growth in quantity and quality at the university. It is fitting that such a building be named after such a man.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 61°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Sunday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:58 a.m. to 8:15 p.m

     


    Monday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 58°

    Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Monday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:59 a.m. to 8:15 p.m

     

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

     


    Monday

  • 7.10.2016
    SUNDAY
    6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Vacation Bible School will take place at Mountain View Church of Christ. The theme will be Jonah and The Big Fish. Classes take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Classes open to all ages. For more information, call 425-3038.

    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.

  • Friday, July 1, 1966 — Mayor Ben Lingnau proclaimed that Las Vegas will participate in the statewide Independence Day activity, “The Message of the Bells,” on July 4 at 11 a.m. Mayor Lingnau has asked that bells be sounded from all churches and schools to encourage citizens to participate in the ringing of freedom in the United States.

  • Friday

    HIGH 92° / LOW 58

    A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Little or no precipitation expected.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:53 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 59°

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

  • 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.

  • 7.8.2016
    FRIDAY
    All day
    The 31st Annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow will take place July 8 to 10. This celebration is a fun-filled weekend of Native American contemporary dance and songs; with a variety of Native arts and delicious foods. Admission- (includes camera/video fee) is $15 per person/per day, $20 per person/2 day pass, $25 per person/3 day pass. Children 10 and younger are free. Tickets only available at the gate during the pow-wow weekend. For more information, call 888-285-6344.

  • Monday, June 27, 1966 — Robin Carlson won a trophy at the recent Bowling Proprietors Association of America state tournament, which qualified her for a trip to Washington, D.C., July 28 through Aug. 2. In Washington, she will compete in a field of girls from 36 states for a college scholarship, which will go to seven girls. Robin, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Carlson, is a senior at Robertson High School, where she competes in track and volleyball.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 90° / LOW 59°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 57°

    Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:52 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Ham, sweet yams, Mediterranean vegetables, fruit, and a dinner roll

    THURSDAY
    Chicken strips, white cream gravy, au gratin potatoes, gravy, buttered peas with pimientos, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    FRIDAY

    Red chile smothered beef and bean burrito, Spanish rice, beets, and gelatin with fruit

  • 7.6.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10 a.m.
    Carnegie Summer Reading Program welcomes David Geary and Ranger Scott Green of El Rancho de las Golondrinas on the lawn of Carnegie Library. Ranger Scott Green will portray the Hermit of Hermit’s Peak. Lunch to follow presentation. Program is free, and children 2 to 12 years are welcome.

    7.9.2016
    SATURDAY

    8 a.m.