School menus — May 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad with ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed green salad, delicious apple, chilled pears. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cooks choice. Lunch — Cooks choice Thursday: Breakfast — Cooks choice . […]

Senior calendar — May 15

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: Ruidoso Trip; 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: Ruidoso Trip; 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: Blood pressure; 8 a.m. […]

Rodriguez: Religious history is repeating

Fifteen years ago when Ruben Quezada started writing about “Cristiada,” the Cristero War in Mexico, a little known event which happened in the late 1920s, people said, “That would never happen in the U.S.” “Well, it is happening here,” Quezada said recently when I heard him speak at the Knights of Columbus State Convention in […]

Fighting the good fight

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Isidro Castillo is the owner of School of Hard Knocks Promotion.

Isidro Castillo is a third generation boxer from Hobbs. He began fighting in 1979 until May 1996, when he sustained brain damage and respiratory problems from a storage tank accident at an oil refinery. He said he was unconscious, but was revived. He has three brothers and three sisters. He was a single father for […]

Terry: Thanks, Mom, for the lessons

It’s easy to think that mothers aren’t doing a very good job today. For the most part I don’t think that’s true, the real problem is that our world has become an extremely complex place to grow up and being a mother is sometimes a lot harder job than it was. Not that being a […]

Hartsfield: Fashion’s future is here

The 2016 Met Gala has come and gone, but the fashion at this year’s event is still being talked about. For those of you that aren’t familiar, the Gala was once called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, which is a fundraising event. Each year there’s a theme at the […]

Borden: Inkblot designs on upcoming show

Information on creating backgrounds on cards, succulent plants, using clayboard will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Diane Tunnell is an Independent Demonstrator with Stampin’ Up!, and she’s going to demonstrate how to use a brayer to apply ink to […]

Senior calendar — May 8

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. Memorial service; 5:15 business meeting; 5:30 p.m. potluck; 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: Ruidoso Trip; 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: Ruidoso Trip; 9 a.m. […]

Club notes — May 7

Curry County Ed Retirees CCAER met May 3 at K-Bob’s Restaurant, where President LaNell Leatherwood welcomed our guest speaker, Charley Zeni, association member benefits advisor (AMBA). Mr. Zeni presented many of the benefits available through AMBA. Though the benefits aren’t for everyone, two of the benefits most utilized by members are MASA (Medical Air-Services Association) […]

School menus — May 8

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast- Bagel and cream cheese. Lunch- Pork roast, mashed potatoes and gravy green beans, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast- Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch- Mini soft tacos, salsa, spanish rice, refried beans, romaine lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast- Banana bread. Lunch- Cheese enchiladas, spanish rice, refried […]

Dobson: Thinking of those who’ve gone

As Mother’s Day peeks around the corner, it’s hard not to think about the women who’ve gone before me. I’m thinking of my own mother, my grandmothers, my aunt … and a host of others who’ve inspired and loved me. My own mother has been gone nearly 17 years. I’m a different person today than […]

Shelburne: New viewpoint brings wonder to commonplace

I was not particularly looking for wisdom when a friend and I walked into a Thai food restaurant; I was just looking for food. And I was trying to make sense out of a menu filled with genuine Thai cuisine. What I ended up eating was excellent, but I’m still wondering about one menu item […]

University to honor Mom

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Holly Clark, executive chef for Sodexo at Eastern New Mexico University, cuts honeydew for a fruit tray on Monday afternoon. Sodexo is holding a Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday in the ENMU Campus Union Building.

By Eamon Scarbrough STAFF WRITER escarbrough@pntonline.com Local mothers can be treated to some fine dining this weekend at Eastern New Mexico University. According to Hannah Spearman, unit marketing coordinator for Sodexo ENMU, this Sunday’s brunch will be a unique experience that will include linens and fine china, fresh flowers and live music, in addition to […]

Creative Living: Gluten-free flour tips coming up

Information on substituting gluten-free flours in cooking and baking and sewing with elastic in the bobbin will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Cookbook author, chef and teacher, John Vollertsen (known as Chef Johnny Vee) is going to demonstrate how […]

Nieka Style: It’s your day, be fabulous

Last week I talked about how to get that fashionable gift you desire for Mother’s Day. It’s one week away and today is about what you’re going to wear. Every tribute, every holiday and every honor should be done in style. If you’re a mother, then what better way to accept the outpours of love […]

Reunions — May 1

Wheatland The Wheatland School reunion will start 8 a.m. on May 28 at the senior citizen building at Main and Jefferson streets across from the baptist church in Grady. For lunch, please bring a covered dish. Donations will be taken to cover rent on the building. Please help pass this information to family and friends […]

Club Notes — May 1

Peanut Valley Toastmasters Peanut Valley Toastmasters met April 21 at the KENW Broadcast Center. Club president Jon Barr won Best Speaker for his prepared historical speech on Erik Jan Hanussen. Member Marquis Glick won Best Evaluator and guest Daniel Henderson won Best Table Topics. Meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the KENW […]

Senior Calendar — May 1

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: SAM’S; 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: Blood pressure; 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and […]

On the Shelves — May 1

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Resurrection Science by M.R. O’Connor, donated by the Encanto Garden Club, explores the extreme measures scientists are taking to try to save endangered species, from captive breeding, preserving genetically rare individuals, to frozen zoos, to de-extinction.  And for what are we saving endangered species? […]

School menus — May 1

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast- Breakfast pizza. Lunch- Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast- Breakfast burrito. Lunch- Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, tomatoes with ranch dressing, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast- Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch- Bean and cheese burrito and salsa, spanish rice, […]