Engagements – July 1

Vasquez-Perales Vasquez-Perales Victor Vasquez of Clovis and Isabell Encinias of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Yuri V. Vasquez of Clovis, to Edwin H. Perales II of Clovis, son of Edwin I and Belinda Perales of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. on July 7, 2012. The bride-elect […]

Anniversaries- July 1

Martin Martin Linda and H. Wayne Martin Jr. of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 1. The couple was married July 1, 1962, in Clovis. They have four children and 14 grandchildren. Their first great-grandchild is due in July. He is a farmer. She is a housewife.

Weddings – July 1

Moyers Moyers Hope Tyler of Clovis and Clay Moyers of Logan were joined in marriage June 16 in Broadview. The Rev. Brian Townsend performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Debbie Tyler of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of Tim and Connie Moyers of Clovis. The flower girl was Kylie […]

Firefighters continue to face risks

It's truly amazing to me with all the wildland fires across the West this spring and summer that there has been very little loss of human life. We've had some truly huge fires this year with the Whitewater Baldy fire becoming the largest fire in state history by scorching nearly 300,000 acres. The Little Bear […]

Every era has own rich history

The year was 1976. Sadly, it's an admission of age just to say that I remember back that far, for I was in college at the time. It was the nation's bicentennial. I do not have any reason to believe I will see the tricentennial, so I am glad I was old enough to see […]

Senior happenings – July 1

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendship Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: Closed for Independence […]

Club notes – July 1

Altrusa of Portales The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met June 25 at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. There were 18 members present. Nancy Legleither led the opening ceremonies. Sharon Smith gave the Altrusa Accent on Membership. Linda Short drew for the Queen of Hearts. The club voted […]

Birthdays – July 1

Qualls Hubert Qualls Jr. Hubert Qualls Jr. of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday 2 p.m. July 8 at Ranchvale Baptist Church. The celebration will be hosted by Ruth and Jimmy Schell, and their children, and Beth and David Hovey, and their children. Hubert was born July 12, 1922, in Clovis. He has two children, […]

Honors – July 1

Parker Kerry Parker of Clovis graduated from the University of Hartford in Connecticut on Saturday, May 19. Parker received a doctor of education degree. Kiekel Steven Kiekel, a resident of Clovis, graduated from a New York college, Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences, with a major in physics. The degree was awarded in May. […]

Child nutrition featured on show

Information on getting children to eat more nutritious foods and working with a product called fantasy film will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Sharon Davis is with the Home Baking Assn. in Manhattan, Kans., and she will discuss why children who […]

On the shelves – July 1

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Frog and Toad Together" and "Days with Frog and Toad" by Arnold Lobel were given by Lennis and RoseEllen Dunn in memory of Greg Moore. Ideal for sharing with beginning readers, each book contains five wonderful stories relating ten further adventures of two best friends as […]

Anniversaries – June 24

Smith Smith Alvy and Edith Smith of Clovis will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 24 at the home of Bobby and Lynn Aucutt. The family celebration will be hosted by their son, Alvy "Jerry" Smith with wife Alison and daughter Lynn Aucutt with husband Bobby. The couple was married June 24, 1942, in […]

Engagements – June 24

Sprinkle-Larson Sprinkle-Larson Denny and Vala Sprinkle of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tazley Sprinkle of Clovis, to Kevin Larson of Portales, son of Ray and LouAnn Larson of Brownfield, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Aug. 4, 2012, at The Rose Garden in Clovis. The reception will […]

Senior happenings – June 24

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and blood sugar checks; 9 a.m.-4 […]

Wall decorations featured on show

Information on finishes for unlined jackets and ways to make a framed butterfly wall decoration will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Rae Cumbie is a custom dressmaker, artist and designer, and she will talk about the benefits of unlined jackets and […]

Club notes – June 24

Concerned Citizens Of Curry County Concerned Citizens Of Curry County are scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 501 N. Main in Clovis, in the former Bill's Jumbo Burger building. All residents of Curry and Roosevelt counties are invited.

Clovis drivers could be more bike-friendly

Several weeks ago, we made a long anticipated trip to Lubbock, Texas, for the first Friday evening monthly arts tour. Trolleys and buses are provided to take guests from venue to venue. As it becomes rather crowded on the public transit near the 9 p.m. closing time, I noticed that every male over the age […]

Reading strengthens imagination

In my young imagination I used to hunt tigers in the sandhills of eastern New Mexico. I'm pretty sure I never got out of my mother's sight but I still came back from my adventures telling all that had happened as my dog Knucklehead and I pursued the beast. I can only think of one […]

Our people: Company man

Lawrence Riggins moved to Clovis in 1947 at the age of 20 from Haskell County, Texas where he was raised on a farm. After spending about a year and a half in the U.S. Army, Riggins started working in the carpet and furniture business and soon began selling Kirby vacuum cleaners. He has been selling […]

Honors – June 17

Moore Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Amanda Moore as auxilian of the month of July. Moore joined the auxiliary in December 1999. She volunteers in the gift shop and at the information desk. Farley Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Darla Farley as auxilian of the month of June. Farley joined the auxiliary in […]