Borden: Explore pecans in breakfast recipes

Information on making zentangles and choosing jeans will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) What is a Zentangle? Deborah Pace is an artist and designer, and she’s going to explain what a Zentangle is and how it got started. She’ll […]

Hartsfield: Tips for keeping those resolutions

It’s a new year and cheers to everyone who’s following through with their resolutions. Normally, resolutions tend to be out the window within a weeks’ time for some. That’s probably why making them has turned into a mockery and a lot of people like to poke fun at them. I didn’t set any for myself […]

Opinion: Start the new year doing

By Patti Dobson Good-bye, 2015. Hello, 2016. How did this happen? It seems like just yesterday I was welcoming 2015. Now, it’s in my rearview mirror, leaving memories and lessons in its wake, and me shaking my head. When I was a kid, time crawled. C-r-a-w-l-e-d. It seemed a lifetime would pass waiting for the […]

Relay manager takes fight to gulf

Staff photo: D'Nieka Hartsfield
Dorothy Nelson will manage six Relay For Life events on the Gulf Coast beginning January 2016. She is the Community Manager for Relay in southeastern New Mexico.

Dorothy Nelson spent most of her younger years in North Dakota and Idaho. She was the youngest of four and originally from Ada, Minnesota.Nelson’s mother and father were married for 60 years before her father died from lung cancer in 2003. In 1984, Nelson was diagnosed with breast cancer, which was her catalyst to get […]

Opinion: Sharing end-of-season history of Christmas

By Karl Terry By now you may be starting to get a little sick of Christmas carols, Christmas foods, Christmas traditions and all the terms that come along with them. When you get right down to it, not many of us even know where all those yuletide terms originated. That’s why I’ve dredged up a […]

Opinion: Parties pop with glitter, sequins

D’Nieka Hartsfield NiekaStyle It’s nearly time to say goodbye to 2015 and bring in 2016 with sparkle. Your outfit, mood and surroundings should pop when you’re bringing in the new year. You want to get dazzled up for the fun-filled celebrations you have lined up and because you made it through another year. The countdown […]

Family recipes featured on Tuesday show

Information on using a seam pressing template for quilting and family traditions and recipes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Erica Plank has come up with a great tool for quilters — a 9-inch seam pressing template that guarantees perfect corners every time. […]

Senior happenings — Dec. 27

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exercise equip; 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. pinochle; 4:30 p.m. business meeting; 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and biscuits […]

Opinion: A little child shall lead them

Curtis Shelburne The Lord Jesus and Charles Dickens were both right: The way to be saved is to become a child. That’s not easy. We spend most of our lives trying to be all grown up. Sadly, we generally succeed. All too often, our imaginations start to shrivel about the time we learn to count. […]

Opinion: I wish you all a Merry Christmas

Pat Cantwell When my son Daniel was young, he began wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, emphasizing the name of Christ. He told me, “It’s Jesus’ birthday.” What is the greatest gift that you have ever received? My greatest gift is Ephesians chapter one. In it I discovered the phrase “before the foundation of the world…” […]

Chief an advocate for community children

Douglas Bowman was born and raised in Clovis. He has worked in law enforcement for almost 20 years. He enjoys fishing, hunting and playing sports. When they get the chance, Bowman enjoys taking trips with his family. He has a soft spot for the youth in his community and loves when the community comes together […]

Homemade treat tastes just like Christmas

Sometimes cravings have to be honored — especially when it’s a Christmas craving. My little sister and I started talking about Christmas candy, or the lack thereof these days. In particular, we both pined for a homemade peanut patty. Smooth and creamy made with fresh Portales Valencia peanuts. It was one candy we always had […]

Borden: Domino crafts on coming show

Information on making hand-crafted leather purses and jewelry, using dominoes to make craft items and ways to use transfer art on clothing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain) Artist, designer and model Monica Duran has created a collection of […]

Hartsfield: Still time for handmade gifts

There are only five more days until Christmas and if you’re the procrastinator that I am, you probably still have some shopping to do. Here are some last minute gift ideas that I found online for friends and family: • Box of money. It’s not just a shoebox filled with money. One last-minute gift giver […]

Club notes — Dec. 20

Curry County Republican Women CCRW met Dec. 8 at the Dakota Steakhouse. Jeanette Spriggs presented Laquita Terry with a beautiful plaque for her six years as president and thanked Laquita for her years of service to CCRW. Candace Morrison received final sale of tickets for the fundraiser drawing of the two handmade jeweled crosses. Drawing […]

Senior calendar — Dec. 20

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exercise equip; 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. pinochle; 4:30 p.m. business meeting; 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: Closed Friday: Christmas Day Saturday: 4 […]

Activity, music important to music leader

Aguirre

Editor’s note: The following is the final in a series in which we profile religious leaders in Roosevelt County. David Aguirre has been the worship/music leader at the Baptist Student Center in Portales since November. What are some hobbies and activities you enjoy outside of your position? I like to be involved in physical activities; […]

Shelburne: Put spiritual first this Christmas

I hope Christmas is a wonderful, “wonder-filled,” time for you. If our hearts are prepared and ready for it, it can be. Hence (and this is fodder for another column), the very good sense of having a time of real preparation before Christmas. (Look up “Advent” if the word jingles no bells.) I know. A […]

School menus — Dec. 13

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast- Cinnamon roll. Lunch- Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad with ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast- Breakfast pizza. Lunch- Hot dog on a bun, sweet potato fries, seasoned green beans, fruit sidekicks. Wednesday: Breakfast- Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch- Homemade cheese and bean burrito, salsa, celery sticks with ranch dressing, […]

Show to feature quilting, stress-free cooking

By Cheryl Borden Creative Living Information on quilting, stress-free cooking and using a double-cord presser foot will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain) Marci Baker is a quilter and author, and she’s taught many people how to quilt.  She’ll talk […]