Melrose Schools Honor Rolls

First grade Briar Bass Kinlee Cargile Nolan DeVaney Cy Draper Kambree Draper Katie Galbavy Gavin Gilbert Renise Hollaway Annika Jones Robert Lee Marilyn Payne Guner Roberts Joshua Roybal Josiah Roybal Ezra Wofford Second grade Baylor Bass Rykor Loomis McKayla Robar Jaelynn Shaw Kylee Taylc d Summer Trammell Tenley Trollinger La Kenley Young Third grade Cameron […]

Creative Living: Humor, stress featured on shows

Information on humor and stress, using specialty stamps to create a quilt, and ways to enjoy turkey year ‘round will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Motivational speaker Sue Hansen will talk about humor and stress. Stress is inevitable in today’s environment, and some people weather the strain […]

Davis: Summer reveals many truths

Observations from mid-summer: • Coffee is best served iced, when it is already 90 degrees at 9 a.m. Coffee is best served, however, any time, any place. • Do people posting Facebook pictures surrender their exclusives on those pictures, especially if the viewer doesn’t plan to use for profit? Someone in a group I belong […]

Nieka style: Chemical romance pondered

For as long as I can remember, I have always chemically processed my hair. There are some African-American women, that I know, that have always and may still prefer this process. Each individual has their own personal reason of why they use chemicals to straighten their hair. This question has been brought to mind many […]

Weddings — July 13

Ennis-Carver Stacie Lee Carver of Holliday, Texas and Jordan Craig Ennis of Portales were joined in marriage May 24, 2014 at Destiny’s Garden in Amarillo. The Rev. Darryl Sewell performed the double-ring outdoor ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Clay and Kathy Carver of Holliday. The bridegroom is the son of Rodney and Carol […]

Our People: Serving those who served

Staff photo: Vanessa Kahin
From left, standing: Clara Montano, Rosie Zollo, Suzanne Moreno and Nadine Armijo. Seated: Mary Armijo, holding a photograph of Severiano Armijo wearing his Army uniform.

By Vanessa Kahin Staff writer vkahin@cnjonline.com Clara Montano’s inspiration to serve veterans comes from military service rendered seven decades ago. Montano, president of the Military Order of the Cootie — a Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary — is active with the group’s mission to support area vets. She is joined by her sisters, Rosie Zollo, […]

Fine spider, take my man card

Singer-songwriter Jim Stafford got it right when he sang “I don’t like spiders and snakes.” I concur. OK, I know the line belonged to the female in the song but spiders and snakes usually pretty quickly put me in touch with my feminine side. I’ve tramped the prairies since I was a wee lad and […]

Fort Sumner Schools Honor Rolls

First grade A Honor Roll Blaed Andreas Dylan Bassler Emmarie Casaus Clarysa Romero A/B Honor Roll Allyssa Casaus Brooke Layton Kaden May Sucette Moreno Natalee Perkins Javin Webb Second grade A Honor Roll Katlyn Miller Joaquin Segura Jett Vick Aurelio Vigil A/B Honor Roll Isaac Herrera Caiden Mack Jayton Morris Kristen Moyer Seth Saiz Noah […]

Dora Schools Honor Rolls

Seventh grade A/B Honor roll Jessalyn Beaty Lauren Bickham Heather Buzard Haileah Gramzow Dakota Newman Caitlyn Rooney Hannah Stacy Alex Zangara Eighth grade A Honor roll Lance Fletcher Savannah Kircher A/B Honor roll Jessica Barron Zac Dewbre Velinda Fierro Xavier Gramzow Jaedin Paxton Hayden Skinner Freshman A Honor roll Isaac Carrasco Shaelei Payne A/B Honor […]

On the Shelves — July 13

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library Art of the American Frontier by Stephanie Heydt was given by James and Kaye Hatch in memory of Marvin Huguley. Showcasing the premier collections of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, this visual history of the westward expansion presents a comprehensive overview of more […]