Senior Calendar — July 13

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis & Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis); 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Sewing Group (Portales); 11 a.m. Wednesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sewing group, 10 a.m. (Clovis); Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis); Loteria (Portales). […]

Engagements — July 13

Webb-Klein Dr. Michael Slaugnessy and Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy both of Clovis and Leen Kleyn and Renee Kleyn of the Netherlands announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Kinsey Adriane Kleyn of Levelland, Texas to Justin Charles Webb of Levelland, son of Bob Webb and DeLisa Webb of Levelland. The couple will exchange vows July […]

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 […]

Club Notes — July 6

Curry County Republican Women The June meeting of Curry County Republican Women (CCRW) was called to order by President Laquita Terry. Nineteen members, associate members and guests attended. May meeting minutes and treasurer’s reports were approved. Rube Render, Curry County Republican Party chairman, invited the group to Saturday’s breakfast meeting at Leal’s on Mabry. Render […]

Anniversaries — July 6

Workheiser Jean and Kenneth Workheiser of Clovis celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2014. They have three sons, 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A reception will be held July 12 at Baxter Hall, 908 Hickory St. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Graduations — July 6

Desmet Jena L. Desmet of Clovis has graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Master’s degree in liberal studies.

Honors — July 6

Weekley Plains Regional Medical Center recognized Pat Weekley as Auxilian of the Month for May. She joined The Auxiliary in November 1996. She is currently the newsletter coordinator and has held the position since 2002. She has served as secretary and coordinator of the calling committee, worked in gift shop and admissions. She currently volunteers […]

Creative Living: Nutrition, furniture tips shared on shows

Information on how to optimize nutrition and ways to make and embellish doll furniture will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Louix Dor Dempriey is a spiritual master, and he’s going to talk about optimizing nutrition. He stresses that moderation and temperance are much more successful than obsessive, […]

Davis: No point getting mad about rain

As these words are being written, I am sipping on a cup of Chicory coffee. Café DuMond, New Orleans, was the source of the can itself, from which I made this cup. This reminds me of the theme of this column, due to the fact that people in New Orleans, and elsewhere on the Gulf […]

Nieka Style: Cool hat always great summer choice

Many of us have come and gone or are planning plenty on trips this summer. Everything from family reunions to summer vacations. Packing for them may not be the most fun but if you pack light and simple clothing with a few accent items it can be a breeze. For me, packing accessories and a […]

Clovis Schools Honor Rolls — July 6

Note: Some names may not be included due to parental privacy concerns. Clovis Christian Third grade A Honor roll Hunter B Ashley Kimber B Barnett Zachary D Bingham Joaquin Busso Sofia J De Groot Marisa Lopez Asher B Lunsford Madison C Parkin Dillon B Raney Caroline V Steed Carter T Teune D’Yani R Torres A/B […]