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  • 5.7.2016
    SATURDAY
    9 a.m. to noon
    Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance, the City of Las Vegas and the NMHU Conservation Club will host a river cleanup. Participants are asked to meet on the River Walk south of Bridge Street near West Las Vegas High School. Trash bags, gloves, and snacks will be provided. For more information, call Katie at 426-7505.

    Noon

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    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    •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.

  • Tuesday, May 3, 1965 — San Miguel County voters early today were following the expected pattern of a light vote in the primary election. There appeared to be no problems of major concern. However,  Asst. Dist. Atty. E.R. Cooper protested to State Police that officers were not to stand on guard within polling places where voters were casting ballots. Cooper said the officers may stand guard outside the polls.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 72° / LOW 42°

    Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. 

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:05 a.m. to 7:50 p.m.

     

    Thursday

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Posole with pork, spinach, tosses salad, tortilla, and a cookie

    THURSDAY
    Sloppy Joe, tater tots, green beans, and ice cream

    FRIDAY
    Grilled ham and cheese, vegetable soup, cottage cheese with pineapple, and sugar cookie

    MONDAY
    Grilled pork chop, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    TUESDAY

  • 5.4.2016
    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.

    10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Las Vegas First IBA’s Flower Power Plant Sale will take place behind Indigo Theater. There are flowering annuals and perennials, herbs, veggies, tomatoes and chillies available at this year’s sale. The sale take places from Wednesday through Saturday.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • 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.

  • 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
    Lasagna, mixed vegetables, garden salad, French bread and plum cobbler

    WEDNESDAY
    Pork loin, black-eyed peas, cooked cabbage, cornbread and margarine and peach cobbler

    THURSDAY

  • Friday, April 29, 1966 — Robert A. Phillips, stationed at DaNang, Viet Nam, has been promoted to lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. He is a native Las Vegas, a graduate of Robertson High School, a career naval officer and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Phillips, Los Alamogordos Road.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 49° / LOW 33°

    A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Northeast wind around 15 mph. Sunday night
    Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:08 a.m. to 7:48 p.m.

     

    Monday

  • 5.4.2016
    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.

    5.5.2016
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.
    El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association board meeting will meet at 49 Mirasol Road at
    Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision.  The public is welcome to attend.

    5.7.2016
    SATURDAY

    9 a.m. to noon

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University presents the first Town and Gown Photography Show through May 27 in Kennedy Alumni Hall at 905 University Ave.

    The exhibit features the work of the university’s Media Arts and Technology Department students and faculty as well as the Meadow City Camera Club.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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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.

    •Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 1966 — Si Zentner and his orchestra have been engaged for the annual Spring Formal at Highlands University. Zentner and his award-winning band were hired by the Student Senate at HU for the formal to be held in University Hall, according to William Powell, student social coordinator for the activity.

  • Friday

    HIGH 57° / LOW 36°

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:11 a.m. to 7:46 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 62° / LOW 36°

    A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
     
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:09 a.m. to 7:47 p.m.

     

  • 4.29.2016
    FRIDAY

    All day
    The Miss Las Vegas Scholarship Organization is sponsoring the Eighth Annual Baby/Tiny Miss and Mister Las Vegas pageant on Saturday, June 11. The deadline to enter is Friday, April 29. The competition is open to boys and girls six months to five years old. The competition includes beauty in formal wear, personality in zoo wear, and pre-pageant photogenic competition. For more information call Philip Ortiz at 505-718-6848.

    4.30.2016
    SATURDAY

    4 to 8 p.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    •The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.
    •Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call CASA at 454-0223 or visit the office.