Senior happenings — March 9

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monthly meeting, 11 a.m. (Clovis); 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); Birthday cake, [...]

Reality TV replaces slideshow

Hurry, hurry step right up, sit right down in your easy chair and see sights your eyes just won’t believe. Not unlike a sideshow barker our televisions are full of teasers for reality shows that titillate by offering the strange behavior, oddball characters and lifestyles and jobs that aren’t normal. When the carnival barker invites [...]

Be your fashionable self

Many of us have heard the notion that a woman should dress for her age. We have been taught that once we reach a certain age we must stop wearing a certain type of clothing and start wearing another. Department stores somehow cater to this idea when labeling sections juniors, misses or women’s when really [...]

On the shelves

These books are available at the: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Little Book of Big Decorating Ideas: 287 Clever Tips, Tricks, and Solutions by Katy McColl delivers a ton of inspiration to tap into your home’s full potential along with directions for 25 dynamic projects that will bring unforgettable style to any room. Eggs in a [...]

Design on upcoming show

Information on optical illusions and interior design and how to create an impressive bud vase arrangement will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Diane Romick, president and CEO of Castle Design Studio, will explain how optical illusions can change the perception of space when designing an interior. She’ll [...]

Highly adaptable

Christina Calloway: Portales News-Tribune
Robert Graham, 28, sits at his favorite Mexican restaurant in Portales, La Paz. Graham has lived in the area for nearly four years and serves as Eastern New Mexico University’s Alumni Affairs coordinator.

Robert Graham says he’s learned through life experiences to adapt and thrive in any environment, given the diverse communities he’s lived in. From growing up being in Charlotte, N.C., being a member of the only black family on his block, to attending and teaching in an international school environment, Graham, 28, has used his people [...]

School menus — March 9

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – French toast. Lunch – Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, veggie coins with ranch dressing, fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast -Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch – Soft taco & salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce & tomato, applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast -Breakfast Quesadillas. Lunch – Hamburger on [...]

Club notes — March 9

Curry County & Area Republican Women The Feb. 11 meeting of Curry County Republican Women (CCRW) was called to order by President Laquita Terry. Twenty-nine CCRW members, associate members and guests attended. Introductions included comments by Andrea Reeb, Gary Elliott, Jennifer Williams, Duane Castleberry and Rube Render. Information was distributed regarding polling locations for the [...]

Lots of fashionable years ahead

D'Nieka Hartsfield

We love to dress our kids up in the latest fashions. If you’re a parent with a passion for fashion, then the chances are you want your kids to look fashion-forward as well. But how far do we go to dress our little ones in the latest trends? How much money are we willing to [...]

Painting quilt blocks on upcoming show


Information on making a sunflower centerpiece and painting quilt blocks will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Casey Schwartz is a floral designer and co-owner of Flower Duet in Redondo Beach, Calif., and she’s going to show how to make a beautiful spring sunflower centerpiece using spider mums, [...]