Campaign or no campaign, music is true

Kenneth Broad switched tracks on the new-fangled music device and the speakers in the old Norman Petty Studio came to life with a mellow sound. Even more mellow was the brief background vocal added by David Bigham to the Buddy Holly hit. It was a special tour of the studio with the New Mexico Secretary […]

Our People: Working mother figure

Ida Bishop has worked for ENMRSH for 16 years, where she helps disabled men and women with their daily needs. Bishop has also worked as a home interior decorator and leads a local monthly women's support group. She considers herself a small town person and enjoys a simple life, but likes to visit big cities. […]

Ticket Feature – Arsenic and Old Lace coming to Main Street

Arsenic and Old Lace will soon be on Main Street. The classic American drama, being put on by the community theater group Brickstreet Players, will provide entertainment for the entire family, according to director Jennifer Brandon. "It's a great play," Brandon said. "There is comedy. It's not something you have to analyze and really think […]

Easter means hope is always realistic forecast

It's the evening of a beautiful Easter Sunday as I write. And I must admit being surprised. My surprise is nothing compared to the amazement of Mary Magdalene and those with her who very "early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark," went to the tomb, found the stone rolled […]

Our People: Leading From the Center

Maria Rainsdon worked as a bartender and a food server at upscale bistros throughout her college career at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and continued to work in fine dining in Ruidoso after graduating from school in December 2009. Courtesy photo: Maria Rainsdon, general manager at the Clovis Civic Center, is shown above […]

Not all madness needs a bracket

March Madness is slowly changing to April Awesomeness in the NCAA and now that the Miami Heat's win streak is over the NBA season drones on into summer. I haven't followed the NBA since the days of Pistol Pete and Dr. J but basketball season never seemed to last this long growing up. The NCAA […]

Engagements: March 31, 2013

Gomez-Cordeniz Randy and Donna Gomez of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ann Gomez of Clovis, to Nathan Lucas Cordeniz of Tulare, Calif., son of Gene Cordeniz of Clovis and Belina Pires of California. The couple will exchange vows April 27, 2013, at Clovis. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate […]

Marriages: March 31, 2013

Saiz-Gallegos Melissa Saiz of Clovis and Bruce Gallegos of Clovis were joined in marriage Feb. 22, 2013, at the Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Rev. Carlos Vallesillas performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Serlene Saiz of Clovis The bridegroom is the son Bruce McCoy and Denise Gallegos of Clovis. […]

Senior Happenings: March 31, 2013

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Los Abuelitos, Portales ; 1 p.m. Bingo Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Clovis Sewing Class Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo Thursday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. […]

Anniversaries: March 31, 2013

Lee Duane and Dottie Lee of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at "Come & Go" reception April 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 524 North Globe, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Alan, Karen, Doug, Sharon, Heath and Lisa. The couple was married on April […]

Club notes: March 31, 2013

RGH Auxiliary The Executive Committee of Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met March 20 at the Tony Anthony Conference room, with President Linda Uttaro presiding. Treasurer Rosalie Patrick requested a daily report be placed in a certain envelope for the credit purchases. Amber Hamilton, liaison to the Auxiliary, issued an invitation from the Women's Club to […]

April show honors area and its artists

The month of April will, among other local attractions and items of interest, find the Clovis Carver Library hosting a group show by our local art society, Pintores. The theme of that show is anything relating to Clovis, and I hope you may take time to view it, and the work of our local artists. […]

School menus: March 31, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and Cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, orange halves. Thursday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Corn […]

On the Shelves: March 31, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working With Your Horse by Sam Powell and The Ultimate Level of Horsemanship: Training Through Inspiration by Al Dunning were given by Jan and Rick Purvis in memory of Oscar Toliver. Almost a Whisper explains how to use voice, […]

Creative Living: Needle felting, sweet potatoes coming up

Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she's going to demonstrate the new 12-needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes beautiful felted cuffs to wear […]

Christ-followers need to be cross-bearers, not consumers

We stand this moment on a holy threshold, waiting to enter into the joy of the resurrection. Easter is almost here! Almost, but not quite. I understand the dangerous and common temptation to leap-frog over Good Friday's pain and suffering, but before we enter into the joy of the resurrection, we need to focus on […]

Paradox a full gift for one and all

The greatest gift ever given to me, the most intimate and personal gift I've ever received, was the gift given to everyone, not just me. That greatest gift was given to everyone who has ever breathed, to multitudes who no longer breathe, and to untold millions who've yet to take their first breath. It was […]

On the shelves – March 16, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Creating Your Own Destiny: How to Get Exactly What You Want Out of Life and Work" by Patrick Snow was given by Keith and Peggy Ingram in memory of Oscar Toliver. This practical guide will give you the methods and techniques to take control of your […]

School menus – March 16, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Chicken spaghetti, garden salad, mini carrots and ranch, orange smiles. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana Bread. Lunch — Goldfish Turkey and cheese sandwich, sweet potato fries, veggie dippers and ranch, chilled mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Mac and cheese, green […]

Creative Living: Fiber, travel among topics

Information on getting more fiber in the diet, decorating with candles, and making a serving tray and centerpiece will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Cookbook author and dietitian, Carol Fenster will show how to get more fiber in the diet with whole grain products, which are the […]