Club notes — March 30

Friends of Oasis State Park Members of Friends of Oasis held their first fishing event of the year at Oasis State Park. The two-day event, held March 22-23, was the “Fifth Annual Trout Derby.” Tagged fish represented the amount of prize money. Drawings for door prizes every half hour was an added bonus. Thank you […]

Be it peanuts or trees, local passion shows

Goober Gulch was the good news capital of eastern New Mexico last week. Two of our more precious assets — jobs and trees — appear to have been saved. First came news about Portales’ Sunland peanut processing plant, whose operators filed for bankruptcy last year: The facility is so treasured, a couple of major companies […]

On the shelves — March 30

The following books are now available for check-out: Clovis-Carver Public Library Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 by Sarah Thuesen was given by Dr. James B. Moss in memory of Ange Green. Drawing on archival records and oral histories, this book gives voice to students, parents, teachers, […]

No-sew pillows on upcoming show

Information on making a no-sew pillow with a faux quilting technique using rubber stamps, why dry beans are good for our health, and how to build and finish a custom cornice will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Lisa Rojas is going to demonstrate how to create a […]

Old TV mascots creepy

Since the latter part of the 19th century brand mascots have been a staple in advertising for companies large and small. Sometimes there use has verged on the creepy and things don’t always go the company way. For instance, Taco Bell is well past its Chihuahua spokesperson and has co-opted brand mascot leader Ronald McDonald […]

Last days deserve best attention

Wendel Sloan

We can argue about politics, patriotism, science, religion, wars, pop stars, sports heroes, marijuana, immigration, gay marriage, guns, healthcare, climate change, parenting, genetic engineering, employment, minimum wage, taxes, education, social programs … What we can’t argue with is at the end of life, none of it matters. In their final years — whether in nursing […]

Living his dream

Kevin Wilson: Clovis Media, Inc.
Kevin Wilson: Clovis Media Inc.
Trevor Carter, a Texas native, trains horses outside of Clovis with his wife Tara. He met Tara, a Clovis native, while working at a ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colo.

Trevor Carter finished fourth place recently in a qualifier for Road to a Horse. His road to a career in horses started years before. Carter, 33, is a Texas native who trains horses with his wife, Tara, just outside of Clovis. He is a horse trainer and clinician. He owns six horses himself, but the […]

Answers, questions in your dreams

Neuroscientists tell us that those who claim they never dream, simply do not remember what they have dreamt. They tell us, from their research, that dreams are a necessary part of the neurological resolution of issues going on in our conscious and our subconscious realities. Far more intriguing, of course, are the times and places […]

Big style challenging in little town

Are you all dressed up and have nowhere to go? Do you have items in your closet that you adore but feel are a bit too much for your small town? If this is you, then here are some “NiekaStyle” fashion dos and don’ts to consider when dressing up your big style in your small […]

School menus — March 30

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast -Bean burrito. Lunch – Teriyaki chicken, brown rice, oriental veggies, chilled fruit, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast – Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Sloppy Joe on a bun, sweet potato fries, garden salad with ranch dressing, green peas, chilled fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast – Banana bread. Lunch – Bean & cheese burrito with salsa, Spanish […]