Borden: T-shirt quilts on coming show

Information on hand knitting couture fashions and using stabilizers in craft projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Dean Cheek is a designer who will show how to do hand knitting using a machine as he talks about making […]

On the shelves — April 3

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Romeo’s Rules by James Scott Bell grips with the story of Mike Romeo, an ex-cage fighter, now running from a dark guilt that dogs him. All his hopes to be left alone to rest and heal come to an end when a church blows […]

Club notes — April 3

Peanut Valley Toastmasters Club member Michael Wilcox received Best Speaker for his prepared speech arguing how the elimination of padding in the NFL could reduce game-related injuries. Club meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome. Beta Phi Eight members, two guests, Beverly Miller (hostess), Collene Baldwin, Sandy Heath, Christine Hottman, Laura Loflin, Patsy […]

School menus — April 3

House Monday: Breakfast — Cinnamon toast, sausage patty, pears, variety of cereal and milk. Lunch — Lasagna with ground beef, green beans, pears, French bread, variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Biscuits, sausage patty, country gravy, variety of cereal and milk. Lunch — Steak fingers, mashed potatoes, country gravy, peaches, variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast […]

Senior calendar — April 3

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: 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. jam session Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts; Thursday: 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and biscuits $4; […]

Dobson: Wishing your garden new life, memories

This past week, I saw my first robin. What else — besides the face-blasting winds — marks the arrival of spring? Like other garden-philes, I began my mental planting shortly after the new year. I had visions of a faerie garden tucked into a corner of the yard, a new mosaic bird bath, and a […]

Rodriguez: Remembering Mother Angelica

“Holiness is not for wimps and the cross is not negotiable, sweetheart. It’s a requirement.” How is that for feisty faith? For spirituality with spunk? These are the words of Mother Angelica, as she was known by millions of people across the globe, the trademark personality of EWTN, the largest religious media organization on the […]

Terry: Have to skip nap during next procedure

After putting it off for nearly seven years, I recently took the medical screening that doctors recommend after 50 — the colonoscopy. Just the word or the thought of it strikes terror in the minds of grown men everywhere. Honestly though, I didn’t put it off for those reasons, I delayed it when I found […]

Borden: Learn how to update paneling

Information on living a life of vitality, passion and confidence, cooking with salmon and using an embroidery machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Author and fitness guru, Kate McKay is going to talk about how living sexy is […]

Hartsfield: Tips to recover fashion pep

Balancing the demands of work, cleaning, parenting and homework can be tough at times. Not every week is the same, especially when you have those extra tasks added to your list, like trying to plan for a holiday. Happy Easter, by the way. Sometimes the last thing we need is another “to do” added to […]

Senior calendar — March 27

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: 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical; movie date Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts; Thursday: 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and biscuits […]

School menus — March 27

House Monday: Breakfast- Toast and egg muffin cups, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, variety of milk. Lunch- Spaghetti with meat sauce, French bread, green beans, peaches, variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast- Breakfast burrito, hashbrowns, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, pears, and variety of milk. Lunch-Taco, rice bowl, pinto beans, fruit cocktail, and variety of milk. […]

Rodriguez: No Good Friday, no Easter

I was telling two of my students recently that we have Good Friday off from school. One of them asked, “What is Good Friday?’ I shook my head in disbelief. I know she attends church regularly. “What do you think Good Friday is?” I redirected the question to them. After thinking a moment, one asks, […]

Shelburne: New life brings present hope

Three words say a lot. “We had hoped …” And they point to three more. “But not now.” Cleopas and his companion were walking on the road to Emmaus, a little village seven miles from Jerusalem, when they were joined by another traveler. “What are you talking about?” he’d asked. With heads still spinning, filled […]

Retiree, family go the distance

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Keith Ingram says being on two wheels is part of his perfect day. Ingram poses with his motorcycle.

Keith Ingram is a former professional broadcaster with radio and TV work in Clovis, Lubbock, Amarillo and Abilene, Texas. He was in the family petroleum business for approximately 30 years. They were Phillips 66/Diamond Shamrock Oil and Gas Marketers. In 1986, he was elected to the Clovis Board of Education and, while on that board, […]

Terry: Superheroes truly never die

It’s truly amazing what God can do with things that humans often look on as broken. Take my good friend Daniel, for instance. He was born in a body many would consider broken and not worth much. He never accepted that, though, and didn’t let his developmental disabilities determine where he would go in life […]

Hartsfield: Collections not just for show

I acquired a collection of mix matched porcelain tea sets from my mother. One set of cups was passed down from my maternal grandmother, another from a garage sale my mom crept upon years ago and the third from a catalog she ordered when I was a kid. She gave them to me a couple […]

Borden: Bring nature to mantle, bookcase

Information on ways to update your home, how to embroider on stretchy fabrics and ways to decorate a mantle or bookcase will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Bruce Johnson is the spokesperson for Minwax, and he’s going to show […]

Club notes — March 20

Curry County Republican Women CCRW met March 8 at the Dakota Steakhouse. Members voted to donate $100 to Relay for Life. President Judy Jennings asked members for ideas on increasing membership. Rube Render discussed upcoming elections, including three county commission positions. Curry County Clerk position has three running for the position. Treasurer, Debbie Spriggs, is […]

On the shelves — March 20

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton weaves the story of Yasmin and her ten-year-old daughter Ruby who arrive in remote Alaska, only to learn that Ruby’s father has died in a catastrophic accident. Convinced he is still alive, mother and daughter grow increasingly […]