by Debbie Leschner
The Rural Book Mobile will be in the area on Tuesday, Dec. 7 – at the Quemado Post Office at 3:45 p.m., at the Datil Post Office at 1:00 p.m, at the Pie Town Post Office at 2:30 p.m, and at the Alamo Cherry housing at 10:30 a.m.
The Quemado Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, Dec. 10. There will be Christmas caroling, hotdogs, and baked goodies. Santa Claus will also be making an appearance that evening, arriving on a fire truck. For more information or to help with the setup, please call Kim Carr.
An AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Quemado Baptist Church.
Quemado Senior Center: Pool practice on Tuesday, Dec. 7; Quilting and Bingo on Thursday, Dec. 9. All seniors are welcome. Lunch menus for the week haven’t been posted. Please call the center at 773-4820 before 9 a.m. to make your lunch reservations.
The Quemado High School Boys and Girls varsity basketball teams will both participate in the Elida Tournament, from Dec. 9 to 11. The boys’ squad finished last season with a record of 16-7; the girls’ squad finished last season with a record 5-10. Elida is located in Roosevelt County, 25 miles southwest of Portales.
Be on the lookout for more information on the school Christmas program on Monday, Dec 20.
Happy Birthday to our December babies: Larry Armstrong, Lenorio Castillo, Annie Gutierrez, Bernice Miller, Richard Parker, Lynn Roberts, Bob Walker, Jimbo Williams, and Traci Williams.