On the shelves – May 6

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "The Family Handyman Home Improvement 2012" combines a year's worth of hints, tips, and advice from America's favorite Do-it-Yourself magazine that will help you improve storage space, install tile and grout like a pro, run electrical power anywhere, repair appliances, patch masonry, maintain your car, and […]

Cake decorating featured on show

Information on making bolster pillows, decorating cakes and embellishing paper mache boxes will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Author, designer, and quilter, Meryl Ann Butler will show step-by-step instructions for using a 90-minute quilt technique to make quick 'n easy bolster […]

Club notes – May 6

Curry County Extension Club Curry County Extension Clubs leader training was held April 19 at the extension office with nine club members and four guests attending. Home economist Glenda Belcher presented the program on "Simply Summer Salads," demonstrating a wide variety of quick and easy recipes. The group then sampled these wonderful salads. Club members […]

Ancestor’s legacy fascinating

The roots of my Maxwell ancestors won't leave me alone and that's a pretty cool thing. I don't actually believe in ghosts but on a trip to the heart of Texas to help my uncle celebrate his 80th birthday I found myself on a lonely sandbar searching for the ghosts of my heritage. I was […]

Honors – April 29

Johnston Johnston Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Paula Johnston as auxilian of the month for March. Johnston joined the auxiliary in August 2000. She is currently serving as president and is the librarian coordinator, volunteers in the gift shop and at the information desk. Melton Melton Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Joy Melton […]

Anniversary – April 29

Salazar Elias and Emma Salazar of Melrose will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 3, 2012. The couple was married May 3, 1952, in Clovis. They have eight children, 28 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Both are retired.

Engagements – April 29

Carey-Barela Carey-Barela Craig and Ina Carey of Texico announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jody Carey of Clovis, to Roy Barela of Clovis, son of Gary and Sandra Crisp of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Aug. 25, 2012, at Colonial Park Golf Course in Clovis. The reception will be at Colonial […]

On the shelves – April 29

The following books are available at Clovis Carver Public Library "Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back" by Todd Burpo was given by Kelli Moore in memory of Stephen Jason Rudisill. Colton Burpo, who underwent an emergency appendectomy when he was not yet four years old, […]

Club notes – April 29

Daughters of the American Revolution The El Portal chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met in Sandra Hays home April 14. The program was presented by Dick Sullinger, who joined the Navy at age 17 after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served on the USS San Diego, the first victorious American warship […]

Senior happenings – April 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance at La Casa 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: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., […]

Centerpiece crafting featured on show

Information on various crafts and making long and low centerpieces will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Jann Johnson is a designer and crafter from New York city, and she will show how to make some special occasion crafts, including a Victorian […]

School menus – April 29

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, seasoned pinto beans, shredded lettuce, seasonal fruit Tuesday: Breakfast —French toast. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, mini carrots w/dip, cookie Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, ranch salad, […]

Memories surface with moth migration

Miller moths bring back strange memories. Consider the time when Jeff Korman, the football player who lived down the hall from us in my college freshman year, was eating moths to entertain my roommate and me. I do not know why he was eating moths. I did not care why he was eating moths. I […]

Miller moth migration in full swing

I stirred slowly from sleep when I felt her soft velvet touch on my shoulder. With the sheet thrown back to my knees because of the hot night, my mind followed her willowy touch as she traced a delicate line down my back toward my buttocks. As she reached my waist I was suddenly wide-awake. […]

Christian challenge offers fellowship

Eastern New Mexico University senior Rachel Mariano became a Christian at 7 years old but admits that joining the school's Baptist Student Union Christian Challenge as a freshman strengthened her faith. Dallas Ellsworth: Courtesy photo The Baptist Student Union Christian Challenge at Eastern New Mexico University meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays. The gathering includes singing, […]

Repentance prayers can make a difference

National Day of Prayer is Thursday. Please be in prayer lifting up the needs of our nation. We must have a deep resolve. We do this with conviction looking the enemy in the eye saying, "You cannot have this country!" Let us seek the Lord for the spiritual revival in our land. May we listen […]

Birthday – April 22

Johnson Bill Johnson of Clovis will celebrate his 80th birthday 2 p.m. today at 1404 Strafford Lane, Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by his wife, Glenda, and his four daughters; Teresa Harvey of Farwell, Texas; Susan Patterson of Tupelo, Miss.; Kristi Johnson of Albuquerque; and Jennifer Brandon of Clovis. Bill Johnson was born April […]

Shoutouts – April 22

Ministry thanks volunteers Pastor Randy and Donna Gomez, the staff and residents at the Beacon of Light Outreach Ministries would like to express our thanks to the many volunteers that help make this ministry possible. Together we're making a difference.

School menus – April 22

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school — Parent Teacher Conference Tuesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Chile con carne, zucchini coins and ranch, banana pudding, corn bread Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Bbq chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, cole slaw, orange smiles Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Three cheese lasagna, green […]

Senior happenings – April 22

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance at Los Abuelitos 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 […]