School menus – Nov. 11

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, salsa, lettuce and tomato, orange […]

Veterans offered their lives for us

There are moments when one wonders exactly what goes through the mind of another person, or more accurately group of persons, to cause them to act in the way that they do. Such a moment is almost bound to occur, when we as a nation have a presidential election, which of course happens once in […]

Birthdays – Nov. 6

Irene Watkins Irene Watkins, our precious mother, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday. With all our love, you are the best mom in the whole world. Thank you for always letting Jesus shine through you. Steve, Marilyn, Cynthia and families. — Submitted by Cynthia Millender

Artiest of the month – Nov. 4

Ruben Armenta Pintores Art League's featured artist of the month for November is Ruben Armenta. Art has taken this artist from the U.S. to as far away as Czechoslovakia as well as from a "Yellow Page" designer to art director for national advertising and promotion for the Air Force. His commissioned military and aviation paintings […]

School menues – Nov. 4

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Strawberry banana French toast. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad w/ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Homemade meat and bean burrito, salsa, celery […]

On the shelves – Nov. 4

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Mud, Sweat, and Tears" by Bear Gryllis tells the story of a former UK Special Forces paratrooper turned star of the prime-time TV adventure series "Man Vs. Wild," who has braved the world's harshest environments, faced challenges that pushed him to the very limits of physical […]

Club notes – Nov. 4

The Fairfield Extension The Fairfield Club met Oct. 26 at Chyenne Meadows in Clovis with 13 members present and one guest, Wanda Guenther. The meeting was called to order by vice president Jeanean Serna. The treasurer's report given by Mary Winkles. Marlene Essex presented her nylon pumpkins. Jean Harden and Amy Armenta showed Christmas ornaments. […]

Creative Living: Falling into holidays

Information on making a magazine purse and preparing food gifts will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Ann Butler is a designer, author and instructor for Creative Industries, and she's going to show how to use magazine pages to create a fabric […]

Senior happenings – Nov. 4

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendeship Senior Center, Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Loteria (Spanish bingo) and […]

Book review – Nov. 4

'Justice Betrayed' Former Clovis resident and child support hearing officer Jeffrey David Reynolds has written a novel, "Justice Betrayed," that takes place on the high desert plains of Clovis and surrounding New Mexico communities. One judge, a seasoned veteran, is elevated to the state Supreme Court in Santa Fe because of his handling of the […]

My sympathies to flower thief

"As the trick-or-treating winds down, another holiday will begin. People around the country will light candles, craft images of death and visit the cemetery to take offerings to their loved ones on Nov. 1 — the Day of the Dead" (Huffington Post) "In the United States and in Mexico's larger cities, families build altars in […]

Residents start faith-based youth sports association

A new faith-based sports association recently founded in Roosevelt County has nothing to do with the recent local uproar concerning prayer, according to founding members. More than 100 Portales residents piled into city hall last month during a city council meeting to express their opinions on the issue of Portales city league sports coaches being […]

ENMU students call play most challenging

There's scandal at Eastern New Mexico University in the form of devious girls and pompous gentleman. Thursday night was opening night for the ENMU production of the George Bernard Shaw play, "Man and Superman." "It falls somewhere between a comedy of manners and a social satyr," said ENMU music major Brian Lee, who plays Roebuck […]

Persevere and hold on to God’s promises

A cross without a crown, a victory without a battle and a testimony without a test and we have nothing to overcome. The struggle in the cocoon finally emerges. In God's timing it bursts into the light with beauty and soars on wings of victory. I see similarity in life's difficulties. Of course the big […]

On the shelves – Oct. 28

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present" by J. Randy Taraborrelli captures the wealth, glamour, and fortitude for which the Kennedys are so well known and unfolds the ongoing saga of the nation's most famous and controversial family. "Wicked Business" […]

School menus – Oct. 28

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, green beans, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake on a stick. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked French fries, leafy green lettuce, tomato, delicious apple. Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Soft Taco, salsa, romaine lettuce, […]

Fall asserting itself

Fall was asserting itself on the High Plains as I drove to Lubbock early in the morning. Dead calm when I left with an obvious frontline painted across the sky to the northeast, it didn't stay that way for long. Soon, in the pre-dawn light, I could see tumbleweeds the size of small cows racing […]

In-school nutrition featured on show

I nformation on an in-school nutrition program, working with glitter, and teaching children about baking bread will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Sara Robbins is the director of Dairy Confidence with DairyMax, and she's going to tell about a new program […]

Senior Happenings – Oct. 27

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Loteria (Spanish bingo) and […]

Club Notes – Oct. 27

RGH Auxiliary The Executive Committee meeting of the RGH Auxiliary convened Oct. 17. President Uttaro reported on the Oct. 13 Health Fair sponsored by RGH. Uttaro, Sid Phillips, Eva and Melvin McAfoos worked at the Auxiliary table. Hospital liaison Amber Hamilton obtained purse-sized mirrors with RGH Aux. on the front to be given to the […]