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  • Wednesday

    HIGH 67° / LOW 40°

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:30 a.m. to 7:33 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • 4.13.2016
    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.

    5:30 p.m.

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

    MONDAY
    Meat loaf, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese, dinner roll with margarine, cantaloupe, and yogurt

    TUESDAY
    Burrito, Spanish rice, salsa corn, salad with dressing, and spiced apple

    WEDNESDAY
    Kraut dog, California vegetables, baked fries, strawberries and bananas, and pumpkin nut bread

    THURSDAY

  • Sunday

    HIGH 69° / LOW 40°

    A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:34 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

     

    Monday

  • Wednesday, April 13, 1966 — The appointments of new graduate and undergraduate deans at New Mexico Highlands University were announced today by Thomas C. Donnelly, president of Highlands, following approval of the appointments by the Board of Regents. Dr. Ralph Carlisle Smith is the new undergraduate dean and Dr. Merritt Wilson McGahan is new graduate dean. Ninety-one applicants were screened for the position by the committee elected by the faculty for this purpose.

  • Senior Lunch Menu

    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 watermelon

    TUESDAY
    Baked pork chop, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed green vegetables, dinner roll, and ice cream

    WEDNESDAY
    Green chile chicken enchiladas, beans, Spanish rice, and fruit cocktail

  • 4.13.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    5:30 p.m.

  • Highlands University and the United World College-USA will present a concert, “Celebration of the Arts: an Evening of Dance, Music, Theatre and Art,” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.

    The free concert is in Highlands’ Ilfeld Auditorium at 900 University, and is part of Dance Fest 2016 at Highlands April 14 to April 17.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 1966 — Resignations commanded spotlight attention in the regular meeting of the Las Vegas City Council Monday night. The resignation of City Manager Harry Houck came as no surprise, as it was announced over the weekend. Other resignations were those of C.R. Morlan, gas manager; and Police Sergeants Julian Rains and Luis Loera. All resignations were accepted. Councilmen Carl Schwede and Trammel Ford abstained from voting on the resignations of Houck and Morlan

  • Friday

    HIGH 57° / LOW 41°

    A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Friday night — chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. 

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:37 a.m. to 7:29 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 4.8.2016
    FRIDAY
    5:45 p.m.
    The 22nd Annual Fiesta de la Hispanidad takes place on Friday, April 8 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Doors open at 5 p.m. with show starting at 5:45 p.m. Admission is $5 with ticket sales beginning on Monday, March 21 with Donna Martínez at the NMHU KEDP radio station on the HU campus. Call Martinez at 454-3238 or Sara Harris at 454-0438 for more information.

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Spaghetti, broccoli with cheese sauce, garlic bread, and peaches

    THURSDAY
    Beef enchilada, lettuce, tomato, pinto beans, jalapeno, onions, salsa, crackers, and chocolate pudding

  • Friday, April 8, 1966 — Wagon Mound Order of the Eastern Star held obligation night recently, under the leadership of Mrs. Mary Ruth Burnworth, Worthy Matron and Bert Turner, Worthy Patron. The other 1966 lodge officers are Mrs. Ada Hoveland, conductress; Mrs. Mae Turner, associate conductress; Mrs. Lucille Daniels, associate Worthy Matron; Selmer Hoveland, associate Worthy Patron and Katherine Schmit, recording secretary.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 36°

    Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night —clear, with a low around 36.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:44 a.m. to 7:25 p.m

     

    Monday

    HIGH 68° / LOW 38°

    Sunny, with a high near 68. Monday night — mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:42 a.m. to 7:25 p.m.

     

    Tuesday

  • 4.6.2016
    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.

    4.8.2016
    FRIDAY

    5:45 p.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Ambercare is looking for exceptional people for volunteers, who are 18 or older, with a capacity for caring to offer their services as a hospice volunteer. Hospice volunteers may read to a patient, take a walk, hold a hand when needed, play games or simply listen and provide companionship. If you would like to volunteer, contact Orlando LeFebre at 505-554-4988.

  • Wednesday, April 6, 1966 — A private development concern has contacted the Chamber of Commerce in regard to purchasing the north end area of the Camp Luna tract from the Chamber for rental housing purposes. Chamber officials said the property might be designated for renting to retirees but it is not to be restricted to such use. Preliminary construction plans indicate 10 one-bedroom units, 22 two-bedroom units and four three-bedroom units. A total of 36 residential units, for rental occupancy is planned.

  • Friday

    HIGH 42° / LOW 22°

    A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:47 a.m. to 7:23 p.m.


    Saturday

    HIGH 57° / LOW 32°

    Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:45 a.m. to 7:24 p.m.