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  • 6.25.2016
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • When I walked into Joseph Baca’s office at KFUN last March, I was struck by a piece of furniture standing quietly in the corner of the office. It was a squat blond console that I later learned housed a turntable. On the front was the original RCA logo. On a bold red background, the three capital letters were elegantly connected with a bolt of lightning streaming down from the elongated “A.”

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

    MONDAY
    Beef steak ranchero, pinto beans with green chile, salad and dressing, and strawberry shortcake

    TUESDAY
    Posole, spinach salad, pinto beans, flour tortilla, and strawberries with peaches

    WEDNESDAY
    Navajo taco, fry bread, pinto beans, peas and carrots, and orange

    THURSDAY
    Lemon baked chicken, rice, spinach salad, whole wheat dinner roll, applesauce, yogurt and peaches

  • Sunday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 53°

    Sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 95° / LOW 53°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Monday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

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

    MONDAY
    Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and
    vanilla pudding

    TUESDAY
    Baked fish squares, tartar sauce, green beans, potato wedges, and fruit pie with topping

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken wrap, celery sticks, pasta salad, and sugar-free brownie

    THURSDAY
    Lasagna, garden salad, mixed vegetables, French bread, and fruit cobbler

  • 6.19.2016
    SUNDAY

    1:30 p.m.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    There are exciting activities planned at Pecos National Historical Park for the summer, many as part of celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. Here is what’s coming up:

  • •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.

  • Sex is always a topic that gets attention, but lately it’s been getting attention in some disturbing ways.

    Transgender rights, sexual assaults on college campuses, and internet pornography have all been in the news lately — and while they’re unrelated in the way in which they’ve made news, they all have one thing in common: sex.

  • Friday, June 10, 1966 — A type L-16 light airplane was recently assembled by members of the local Civil Air Patrol Unit at the Las Vegas airport. Jim Sulier, commanding officer, and Mack Jo Sulier, executive officer, gave finishing touches to the craft prior to hosting a Fly-In Breakfast which the unit will hold Sunday morning from 6 a.m. to noon.

  • Friday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 53°

    Sunny, with a high near 93. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 95° / LOW 55°

    Sunny, with a high near 95. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Saturday night — clear, with a low around 55.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

  • Tuesday, June 7, 1966 — Mrs. Leonore M. Valdez, teacher of Spanish and American history and principal in the Wagon Mound Municipal Schools, is one of 30 teachers selected by Indiana University to participate in an NDEA Institute for Advanced Study of Spanish, to be held in Bloomington, Ind., and Salamanca, Spain in June.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 50°

    Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:18 p.m.

     


    Thursday

  • 6.18.2016
    SATURDAY
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@
    lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Lions Club Glasses Collection Boxes are at the following locations. Banks: Community First, Legion; Southwest Capital, Douglas; State Employees Credit Union, Mills. Optical: Eye Associates, Infinite Vision, Insight Optical, Walmart, Other: Alta Vista Hospital Gift Shop, Legion. Used glasses are repaired then donated to charity groups serving those in need around the world.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 1966 — The Daily Optic starting Wednesday will publish free want ads for youths seeking work this summer. The Optic will publish ads of 20 words or less free three days. All ads must be delivered in person to the Optic. The service will be available to all persons under 21 years of age.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 89° / LOW 54°

    A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:17 p.m.

     

     

    Monday

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

    MONDAY
    Green chile cheeseburger, pork and beans, peas and carrots, and fruit

    TUESDAY
    Open face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, and diced pears

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

    THURSDAY
    Green chile pork stew, mexicorn, salad with dressing, tortilla, and cookie

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Lions Club Glasses Collection Boxes are at the following locations. Banks: Community First, Legion; Southwest Capital, Douglas; State Employees Credit Union, Mills. Optical: Eye Associates, Infinite Vision, Insight Optical, Walmart, Other: Alta Vista Hospital Gift Shop, Legion. Used glasses are repaired then donated to charity groups serving those in need around the world.