Creative Living: Cookie sandwiches featured on show

Information on making cookie monster sandwiches, cooking with turkey year round and an exercise program for the elderly will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate how to make cookie monster sandwiches, which are simply cookies sandwiched […]

Senior happenings – June 17

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 […]

Time spent with children memorable

The memories formed with one's father, often shape the memories which one provides as a father (or grandfather, as the case may be). I have done things, and continue to do things, as a grandad, because they were done for me. For example, participating in activities that are not exactly my cup of tea. Such […]

Hunting, fishing key to dad’s trips

Many people whose father has passed on can tell wonderful stories of all the places their dad took the family on vacation. I would say our family only took one traditional vacation while I was growing up. That's not to say my father never took us anywhere. It's just that wherever that Terry-style vacation took […]

Our people: Sporting mother

Jennefier Dallas-Dudley grew up in the Clovis and Portales area but attended junior high and high school in Wichita Falls, Texas. She has also lived in Canyon, Texas. Dallas-Dudley has worked in property management off and on for 18 years. Two years ago she returned to Clovis after living in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex for […]

Religion column: Dad didn’t sweat small stuff

Fathers, it's your day. May you be happy and prosperous! You work and bring home the bacon and we appreciate you. I know a man who had many wonderful Father's Days. He had three sons and they all had many excursions. One day he bought a suction toy for his baby and played with it […]

On the shelves – June 10

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Seven books about Africa: "The Beauty of Kenya" by Mohamed Amin, "Crocodile on the Sandbank" by Elizabeth Peters, "Golden Dunes and Desert Mountains" by Anna Merz, "Rhino At the Brink of Extinction" by Anna Merz, "Tears of the Giraffe" by Alexander McCall Smith, "The Towers of […]

Honors – June 10

ENMU deans list Ninety students from the Clovis area have been named to the dean's list at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales for the 2012 spring semester. The students are: Brian Jason Bartolome Chavez, Dorinda L. Lovelace, Robert M Ward, Cordell W. Allen, Rebekah L Elswick, Sarah Hatt, Danielle Adams, Nicole D. Anaya, Mandi […]

Pattern placement featured on show

Information on perfect pattern placement, making an upholstered headboard and gathering multiple rows of stitching with a new pressure foot will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Eric Drexler is with Sulky of America, and he will demonstrate how to use Sulky […]

Anniversaries – June 10

Williams Williams Douglas and Mary Lou Williams will celebrate their 65th anniversary June 14, 2012. They were married in 1947 in Dexter and moved to Clovis in 1950, where Douglas began work as a train dispatcher for the Santa Fe Railroad. He worked until his retirement in 1983. They have two children, Roy Williams of […]

Engagements – June 10

Denton-Coffey Denton-Coffey Gary and Donita Denton of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tabatha Denton of Hobbs, to Boyd Coffey of Hobbs, son of Edd Coffey of Ramah and Billie Coffey of Rio Rancho. The couple will exchange vows June 23, 2012. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clovis High […]

Senior happenings – June 10

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Los Abuelitos Portales Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 11 a.m. general meeting; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. […]

Lack of dignity displayed on Internet

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water — lack of public dignity and modesty hits a new low, and public interest in the bizarre reaches a new high. Well, perhaps you really never had thought it was safe to go back in the water. Now you know for sure. […]

Our people: Changing direction

Portales resident Sharon Rowley was hit by a drunken driver in Santa Fe a little more than a week after graduating from high school and almost lost her life. The accident broke her back in two places and about 16 bones in her body. Rowley could no longer pursue an athletic scholarship to play volleyball […]

Honors – June 3

Garrett Jordan D. Garrett of Clovis has been named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Hall Jessica Hall, a senior mathematics major from Muleshoe, has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean's Honor Roll at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas.

Birth – June 3

Long Lorna Brooklynn Long was born May 22, 2012 to Larry R. and Tracy S. Long of Clovis at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C. She weighed 8 pounds. She has two sisters, Savanah Renae Long, age 5, and Kyla Leigh Ann Long, age 4. Her grandparents are Mary Jo Jones of Clovis and Mike […]

Birthdays – June 3

Peterson Peterson G.E. Peterson of Elida will celebrate his 100th birthday 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday at the Elida Senior Center. The celebration, an ice cream social complete with birthday cake, will be hosted by the Peterson children and grandchildren. No gifts please. Your company is the best gift. Cards are welcome if you wish. […]

Engagements – June 3

Radford-Allen Radford-Allen Jay and Charlotte Howard of Bushland, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brianna Radford of Clovis, to Jarod Allen of Rhea, Texas, son of Danny and Kay Allen of Rhea. The couple will exchange vows 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2012, at Potts Draw in Rhea. The reception will […]

Anniversaries – June 3

Mitchell Lonnie and Cindy Mitchell of Clovis just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple was married June 2, 1972, in Melrose. They have farmed in the Grier area all of their marriage working side by side on the family farm. Cindy worked for the Clovis Municipal Schools for six years in the administration office […]

Club notes – June 3

ENMEA ENMEA met at 10:30 a.m. May 7. Lou Sikes called the meeting to order. Club members present from Bethel, Causey, Friendship, Pep and home economist Connie Moyers. Mozelle Hamlet introduced Keith Wattenbarger, Roosevelt County Emergency Manager "Code Red." Keith gave all members present a program about emergency awareness services his office has available to […]