Using base, essential oils on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on feeding your children right and using essential and base oils will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Elizabeth Somer, a registered dietitian and author, knows that feeding your children right may seem to be one of life’s […]

School menus — Feb. 22

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – Egg & cheese biscuit. Lunch – Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots & ranch, orange smiles. Tuesday: Breakfast – Banana bread. Lunch – Goldfish ham & cheese sandwich, sweet potato fries, veggie dippers with ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast – French toast. Lunch – Chicken strips with […]

Ag Expo about getting back to roots

By Karl Terry Local columnist By the time I made it to the keyboard to write this column Thursday, I had acquired a smoky pork chop aroma that had my dogs loving me up. That was the night a few of my best friends and I, all Portales Rotarians, cut and wrapped the pork chops […]

Better eyesight through nutrition on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on how a nutritious diet can lead to better eyesight and preparing batter wrapped chili rellenos will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Dr. Edward Kondrot is the world’s leading ophthalmologist and a board-certified homeopathic physician, and he […]

Club notes — Feb. 15

Educational Retirees Curry County Association of Educational Retirees met Feb. 3 at K-Bob’s, where our members were informed about the Ombudsman Long-Term Care Program from the southeast regional coordinator, Tina Sanchez. Sanchez spoke of the much-needed volunteer opportunities here in Clovis. Currently, Clovis only has two trained volunteers for the Ombudsman program who advocate for […]

Love doesn’t count the cost

By Clyde Davis Local columnist The date — nearly 20 years ago — 1998. In some ways it sounds nearly paradoxical to state that; time flies when you are having fun. Valentine’s Day was, in that year, on a Saturday as well. If you are a cynic, stop reading at this point. You will not […]

School menus — Feb. 15

Clovis elementary Monday: No School- President’s Day Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast – Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch – Mac & Cheese, green beans, veggie slices and ranch, assorted fresh fruit, whole wheat roll. Thursday: Breakfast […]

In him, we can keep out the dark

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist It was 1945, a big and tough year in a line of extremely difficult years for a globe that had been squeezed in the clutches of world war. Death and destruction had been the order of the day for way too many days. Whether it’s on a school playground or […]

Biblical archaeology about meeting Jesus on his turf

By Pat Cantwell Religion columnist Have you ever imagined being part of an archaeological dig in Israel? My first excavation was at Bethsaida with Romi Arav of the University of Nebraska. I was working on my master’s degree in biblical archaeology and I was traveling to archaeological sites in Israel and Jordan with Steven Collins […]

Born and bred local

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Marli Raney is an agent for New York Life. She marks her fifth year as an agent in April.

Marli Raney was born and raised in Clovis. She is a fifth-generation resident of Clovis. Raney attended James Bickley and Ranchvale Elementary and Gattis Middle School growing up. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1995. Raney also attended Clovis Community College and received a degree in accounting from Eastern New Mexico University. She was […]

Always up for trying a new food

By Karl Terry Local columnist Have you ever hungered for a yak burrito? Neither had I until I read it on the list of specials at a Santa Fe café recently. I like burritos and I’m up for a new experience so I reasoned, “When in the City Different, why not eat something different.” I […]

I find my happy place in the small things

By Clyde Davis Local columnist I was driving across town to pick up Mikayla from her CCD class; it was approaching 7:30 p.m. It was the cold night, the night when the evening temperature of 27 degrees had been enveloped in a wind chill factor of, oh, about 6 degrees. The car is warm; it […]

Senior calendar — Feb. 8

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry Pals, 10 a.m.; 8-Ball Pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m.; Beginning line dance, 2 p.m. Tuesday: Quilting, 8 a.m.; exercise equipment, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-Ball Pool, 1 p.m. – 5 […]

Machine embroidery a topic on upcoming show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on making border punched projects, a program called “Eat Smart, Play Safe,” and doing machine embroidery will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Megan Thome, formerly the spokesperson for EK Success Brands, is going to show a variety […]

School menus — Feb. 8

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – French toast. Lunch – Chicken strips with BBQ sauce, green beans, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast – Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch – Soft taco & salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce & tomato, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast – Bean burrito. Lunch […]

Club notes — Feb. 8

Floyd FFA The Floyd FFA Chapter would like to show our gratitude for the support and blessings given to us from our devoted community, which aided us in the success of our fruit and meat sale. We would like to share with you this years officers: senior Brandon Nunn, president; senior Tanessa Watson, vice president; […]

Help needed

Teresa Leslie of Clovis is undergoing her 25th surgery Feb. 9 from previous complications. Her hospital stay is estimated at a week or more and a fund has been established at Cannon Federal Credit Union. Donations can be made to Account 947245 — 25th Stomach Surgery Fund. For more information: contact Amanda Leslie at 575-443-3950

Best of books lets author shape faith

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist “Outside of a dog,” wrote Groucho Marx, “a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” Groucho is also the one who said, “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a […]

Expressions of love not restricted to one day a year

By Patti Dobson Religion columnist Valentine’s Day is approaching. No mystery, since the big box stores began displaying hearts and flowers merchandise the day before Christmas. People seem to have a love/hate relationship with this holiday. Me? Sixes, as my husband’s mom used to say. Don’t get me wrong; I love a good party. I’ve […]

Helping the mission

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Recent picture of Janet enjoying time at her son's home in Las Cruces.

Janet Day was born in Petersburg, Virginia. She married Brian Day on June 27, 1970 in Alexandria, Virginia. Her husband was stationed at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California when they married. The couple moved to their first Germany assignment at Bitburg Air Base where their daughter Jennifer was born in 1972. Then […]