Golf once a year just enough

By Karl Terry CMI Columnist My annual golf outing was accomplished last week. Unfortunately the wind got up on the 18th hole and that darned scorecard never made it back to the clubhouse. My golf philosophy came directly from Forrest Gump’s momma — my game is a lot like a box of chocolates, you never […]

On the shelves — April 20

These books are available at: Portales Public Library Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford: The Inghams and the Swanns are two families who lived side-by-side in Cavendon Hall for hundreds of years. Charles Ingham is the sixth Earl of Mowbry and lives in the Yorkshire manor with his wife and six children, and Walter and […]

Some people share too much

Karl Terry Columnist Some people just don’t know when to shut up. Frequently I am guilty myself. The case that stirred this thought occurred, as I was captive in a service establishment recently and had to listen while a guy related a whole lot more about his personal life than yours truly or the attendant […]

School menus — April 13

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – Breakfast Fritata. Lunch – Ham & cheese wrap with ranch, romaine lettuce, seasoned green beans, chilled pears. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Meat & cheese nachos, garden salad with ranch dressing, mini carrots, peach cup. Wednesday: Breakfast – Chicken biscuit. Lunch – Goldfish ham & cheese sandwich, sweet […]

Nutritionist hits target on health, hunt

Joshua Lucero: staff photo
Kallie Griffin, 25, flips a large tire as part of her daily workout Thursday afternoon in Clovis.

Ruidoso raised Kallie Griffin is no stranger to life in the great outdoors. Griffin, 25, knows how to hunt and the mounted skulls in her living room are a testament to her capabilities. Griffin has participated in four successful hunts and has taken up bow hunting in addition to hunting with her .243 and .300 […]

Honors — April 13

PRMC Auxiliary Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary held its award luncheon March 25. Hour pins were earned by: • Jeanetta Geisler, Debbie McCart, Jennie Sparks, 100 hours, • Gloria Calvillo, Jessica Garcia, Jo Mullins, 200 hours • Pat Hayter, Peggy Horton, 300 hours • Melinda Coslett, Becky Haun, 500 hours • Darla Farley. Suella Frerich, […]

Projects never-ending cycle

Clyde Davis Columnist One of the popular novels in high school language arts curriculums today is “Things Fall Apart.” It details fictional but realistic events in late colonial Africa. A home and mortgage owner’s parallel to this might be called “Things Pile Up.” It details the interrelated challenges and connections between home repairs and improvements, […]

Reunions — April 13

Wheatland School Reunion The Wheatland School Reunion will be held 8 a.m. May 24 in th e Senior Citizens Building in Grady. For lunch, please bring a covered dish. Donations will be taken to cover the rent on the building. If you have a question call 806-333-4524 or Maxine Wallace.

Club notes — April 13

Curry County Association of Educational Retirees Curry County Association of Educational Retirees met at K-Bob’s for its April meeting. Dianne Davis welcomed members and guests. Dewey Pierce gave the opening prayer. Pam Wallace led pledges to the flags. David Stidham, registered professional engineer and a retired employee of Excel Energy, gave a presentation that explained […]

On the shelves — April 13

There books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road With Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs by Brian Switek breathes new life into old bones as he investigates the latest discoveries in paleontology, reunites us with these mysterious creatures, and visits desolate excavation sites and museum vaults to learn […]

Spring best time for fashion

D’Nieka Hartsfield Nieka Style Spring break is near an end, but the nicer, more warm weather is just beginning. It is time to cycle in some of those light fabrics and pastel palettes. Spring is the best time of the year for fashion. The layering is endless and you can virtually wear your year-round clothing […]

Senior happenings — April 13

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.; 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) Thursday: Daily […]

Information on acupuncture featured

Information on making treat pops, relieving pain in three seconds, and using candles to make events more special will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Nancy Siler represents Wilton Brands in Woodridge, Ill., and she’s going to demonstrate how to make Treat Pops, which are sweet, individual servings […]

Learn to cook with shrimp this week

Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on the importance of effective communication and how to cook with shrimp will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Motivational speaker Sue Hansen will discuss “spouse talk” and the importance of effective communication. She emphasizes great listening skills and a desire to change […]

On the shelves — April 6

These books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream by Gary Younge brings to life the background of a speech that endures as a defining moment in the civil rights movement and captures the spirit of the historic March on Washington that became a beacon […]

Senior happenings — April 6

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.; 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) Thursday: Daily […]

A love for the stage

Alisa Boswell: Staff photo
Amy Carter, 17, of Portales has a passion for performing and is involved in local entertainment venues.

All it took for Portales resident Amy Carter, 17, was one singing contest and one visit to a play and she was hooked. Performing became Carter’s life with the local teen sensation singing at the annual Floyd Jamboree concert every year for 10 years, singing the National Anthem at numerous local sports functions and performing […]

Late spring break has pros, cons

Clyde Davis Columnist Advantages of having an unusually late spring break: • You can validly plan to do some outdoor work, including putting some plants and seeds in your garden. You don’t have to wonder whether they will, most likely, be safe from freeze like the numerous times you have planted in March and regretted […]

Planning your style for spring break

D’Nieka Hartsfield Nieka Style It’s spring break! Some of you may be staying home and catching up on some zzzs or catching up with spring cleaning. But most of you can’t wait to get out of town. Spring break holiday is one of the most fun trips for which to pack. Whether you’re going on […]

School menus — April 6

House Monday: Breakfast – Muffins, assorted cereal, yogurt, juice, milk variety. Lunch – Salisbury steak, brown gravy, peas & carrots, fruit cocktail, salad bar, milk variety. Tuesday: Breakfast -Egg & sausage burrito, cereal variety, milk variety, juice. Lunch – Beef ravioli, corn, rolls (yeast), peaches, salad bar, milk variety. Wednesday: Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, sausage […]