Senior happenings — Sept. 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo (Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m., Bingo; Sewing class, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Portales) Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dance, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., $5/person); 1 p.m., Bingo. Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; […]

Being genuine, spontaneous a quality all its own

This is the thing about “quote of the week,” or for that matter, I suppose, any viable quote; it cannot be planned. It must, by definition, come out randomly and without forethought. It must meet the criteria of making me (the teacher) laugh spontaneously. Example: “It’s something horrible that makes my ears bleed.” (the description […]

Reunions — Sept. 29

Class of 1963 Clovis High School Class of 1963 members celebrated the 50th anniversary of their graduation Sept. 20-21 in Clovis. The group started off the weekend by cheering for the Wildcats in Friday’s football game against Cleveland. Returning Wildcats included several leaders of the 1963 football team, a number of varsity cheerleaders, and the […]

Creative living: Tinting fabric, drying tomatoes to be featured

Information on tinting fabric with crayons, oven drying tomatoes and making vintage paper crafts will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesda and noon Thursday. Evelyn Terhune is the owner of Ozark Crafts and she will demonstrate fabric tinting with crayons, which is a great technique that even younger children will enjoy. […]

Help needed — Sept. 29

Sandoval family A bank account has been created at Cannon Federal Credit Union in account in the name Lorenzo and Beaty Sandoval to assist the family with medical bills incurred with treatment for their son, Lorenzo Jr., who has been battling cancer for two years. A parking lot sale and baked goods sale is being […]

School menus — Sept. 29

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Beefy mac, garden salad, mini carrots with ranch, seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch— Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, mii carrots and ranch, chilled fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast —Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito and salsa Spanish rice, […]

Honors — Sept. 29

Sours Glenda Sours of Melrose was recently selected to receive the honorary American FFA teacher degree. The honorary American FFA degree is an opportunity to recognize those who have gone beyond valuable daily contributions to make an extraordinary long-term difference in the lives of students, inspiring confidence in a new generation of agriculturists. Recipients in […]

Our people: Fair royalty

Stephanie Bailey: Courtesy photo
Stephanie Bailey was the 2013 New Mexico State Fair queen.

By Kevin Baird CNJ staff writer Stephanie Bailey spent the last year as the 2013 New Mexico State Fair Queen. She was crowned in September 2012. She was the first state fair queen from Curry County since 2005. Born in Lubbock, is the second child in a family of six. She graduated from Texico […]

On the shelves — Sept. 29

These book are available at the: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The College Basketball Book” by Greg Kelly contains 256 super-sized pages of photographs and text marking the mammoth personalities, larger-than-life moments, heartbreaking defeats and enormously entertaining stories from Hall of Fame writers who covered college basketball over the last 50 years. “Game of My Life: New […]

Anniversary — Sept. 29

Roberts Audie and Billie Roberts of Portales will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 5 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple was married Oct. 2, 1948. in Dublin, Texas. They have six children, 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He is a retired […]