School menus - April 22

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school — Parent Teacher Conference Tuesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Chile con carne, zucchini coins and ranch, banana pudding, corn bread Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Bbq chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, cole slaw, orange smiles Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Three cheese lasagna, green […]

Senior happenings - April 22

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance at Los Abuelitos 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 a.m., free blood […]

On the shelves – April 22

The following books are available at : Clovis Carver Public Library "Use Your Brain to Change Your Life: Secrets to Look, Feel, and Think Younger Every Day" by Daniel Amen shares ten steps to help you slow, or even reverse, the aging process in the brain and to dramatically decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and […]

Doll sculpting featured on program

Information on making sculpted dolls, sewing with stretch knits and fabric applique will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Author and doll maker, Terese Cato has been making sculpted dolls for years. She will show how to embellish a handmade doll so […]

Teachers make a difference

It is fast approaching the end of another school year. The awards banquets take place, the graduation and prom decisions are being made, and this column takes the time to recognize teachers who have made a difference in our lives. We will start, tongue in cheek, with the negative differences. Just because they are tongue […]

Pink slime won’t turn me off beef

You won't catch me out in the pasture grazing for nutrients when there's a bovine that can do it for me. That's right, when that little old lady in the Wendy's commercial uttered "Where's the beef," several decades ago, I answered, "Right here on my plate." You would think that after nearly 30 years of […]

Proud grandmother

Clovis resident Bobby Neumann III, 25, enjoys an outing with his grandmother, Wilma Dotson, also of Clovis. Wilma Dotson isn't living the life she dreamed of as a child growing up on the farm, but it's a life she's proud of. The Clovis grandmother, who once had top secret security clearance in Washington, D.C., has […]

Religion columnist publishes book

Judy Scott Brandon said her recently published book, "What Does the Lord Require of Thee?" is a testimony to how she has seen God work in people's lives, particularly people living in Clovis. CMI staff photo: Benna Sayyed Clovis News Journal religion columnist Judy Scott Brandon reads from her recently published book, "What Does the […]

Our people: Clovis resident Leticia Zarate enjoys public speaking

Clovis resident Leticia Zarate is a media consultant for a television station. She enjoys public speaking, writing and photography. What is your greatest accomplishment? Zarate's three children, from left, Isaac, Sarah and Seth. After my divorce in 2007, I asked myself what is the one thing I could do, since I'm alone and can't depend […]

Anniversary - April 15

Harman Robert and Sue Harman of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on April 22 at The Bridge Building of Central Baptist Church in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by Bob, Brenda and Bryce. The couple was married April 22, 1962, in House. They have three children and four grandchildren. […]