On the shelves — Oct. 12

These books are available at the: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Hogan That Great-Grandfather Built by Nancy Flood was written by a teacher on the Navajo Reservation who explores the traditional dwelling that the Navajo people built of earth, water, and wood that still dot the high deserts of the American Southwest. Cowboy Up! Ride the […]

I am blessed to have seen the Lord

By Pat Cantwell Religion columnist Memories, memories. I just can’t stop thinking about my journey to Turkey and Israel in September 2013, during the Fall Feasts of the Lord. I was called by Rosemary Schindler to be part of a group of 40 people from seven nations around the world. We arrived in Istanbul and […]

What doesn’t heal becomes new normal

By Patty Dobson Religion columnist October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the past 15 years, I’ve worn pink on Oct. 1 in honor of my mother. Catherine Eileen “Kitty” Dobson died of breast cancer on July 19, 1999. That day is etched forever in my mind. I had moved into my new house the […]

Roosevelts a family of courage

By Karl Terry Local columnist My wife and I recently watched a seven-part documentary entitled “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that I think sheds a lot of light on the politics of the New Mexico county of the same name, in which I live. Anyone familiar with the history of Roosevelt County might rightly pronounce […]

Smooth transition

In addition to a new academic experience and living on your own for the first time in your life, going to college gives you the opportunity to meet people from different places and backgrounds. Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds defender Ryan Sinclair, 20, is one of those people. He was born and raised in Glasgow, […]

Cooking with kale featured on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on decorating small living spaces, cooking with kale, and working with clayboard will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 2nd at 12:00 noon. (All times are Mountain.) Kimball Starr is an interior designer, and she is going […]

Club notes — Sept. 28

Portales Altrusa Altrusa met Monday, September 22 in the Zia Room at the Central Annex. Sue Bracksieck called the meeting to order at 12:10. Opening ceremonies were conducted. Minutes were approved. There were 21 members and 3 guest. Guests were Mandi Barnes, Debbie Lambrith and Becky Merrill. Lori Bohm drew for the Queen of Hearts. Donna […]

School menus — Sept. 28

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast -Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Beefy Mac, garden salad with ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Choice of chicken sandwich, baked French fries, veggie cup with ranch dressing, fruity Jello. Wednesday: Breakfast -Yogurt & graham cracker. Lunch – Bean & cheese, burrito & salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce […]

The world needs a spirit week

By Clyde Davis Local columnist The world needs a spirit week. Seriously, the world needs a spirit week where we all get dressed up according to various themes and move away from the idea of taking ourselves too seriously. We could start with the denizens of the mideast, who have been fighting with each other […]

Senior happenings — Sept. 28

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry pals, 10 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m. ; Social night, 5 p.m.; 8 ball pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: Quilting, 8 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-ball pool,1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; […]

Shoe choice depends on where you are

By D’Nieka Hartsfield Staff columnist Routine sometimes just gets boring. Sometimes you just need to change up your day to day tasks. For me, well, I tend to refresh the dress once in a while. You know, change up my look here and there. So a couple of days ago I decided to break one […]

You have an appointment

By Pat Cantwell Religion columnist The Lord spoke to Moses saying, “…the Lord’s appointed feasts that you are to proclaim as holy assemblies, these are MY appointed feasts.” — Leviticus 23:1-2 Did you know that the very Lord of the universe has his own fall festivals? Can you imagine God himself calling out to you his […]

Music dream comes true

Anthony Chavez said since he lived in a small town, Portales, his dream of having his music played on the radio felt impossible. But now his slow Latin R&B music is played on radio stations. Chavez has been through difficult times with his son, Esteban, 4, who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and lost his […]

Getting lost family affair

By Karl Terry Local columnist Ever been so lost even Rand McNally couldn’t find you? It happened to my favorite sister and I last weekend while trying to find our way out of Midland, Texas. Even George W. Bush eventually found his way out of Midland, but I was beginning to think I was going […]

Memories get better with time

By Clyde Davis Local columnist This approaching week will be homecoming week at Clovis High School. Appropriately, that type of celebration will not happen until some time later at Clovis Christian High; by appropriately, I mean that this allows young adults from either school who are dating or are friends with someone at the other […]

Senior happenings — Sept. 21

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry pals, 10 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m. ; Potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m.; 8 ball pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: Quilting, 8 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-ball pool,1 […]

Flower arranging featured on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on scrapbooking and flower arranging will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Do you love scrapbook layouts that include a lot of photos? Carlie Robertson says that “flip flaps” are the best answer, and she’ll show how to build interactive photo flaps […]

On the shelves — Sept. 21

These books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Wash Day by Eve Bunting was given by Lincoln-Jackson Family Center in memory of Ruby Romero. In this heartwarming story set in 1889, young Lizzie helps her grandmother with the family wash, even though she would rather have a tea party with her dolls and a friend; […]

Ironing back to every day routine

Nieka Style By D’Nieka Hartsfield “Go back and iron those jeans” is what my dad would say when we would try to slip a lazy ironing session past him. If he didn’t see a crease in them than they weren’t ironed. My brother and I could not shortcut our way through anything although we certainly […]

School menus — Sept. 21

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg & cheese biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots & ranch, orange smiles. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Goldfish ham & cheese sandwich, sweet potato fries, veggie dippers & ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch – Mac & cheese, […]