Everyone has creative side

There are lots of ways to express yourself in visual terms even if you don't think you can draw or paint. The first time I thought of this was when I read an article in one of the Santa Fe free art magazines on art journaling. The article was actually about a woman who had […]

Honors: April 7, 2013

PRMC Auxiliary held its award luncheon March 26. Hour pins were earned by: Gloria Cavillo Melinda Coslett Suella Frerich Judy Hill Peggy Horton Betty Kinkade, 100 hours Elaine Garcia Becky Hahn Pat Hayter, 200 hours Darla Farley, 300 hours Patricia Mondragon, 500 hours Beth Anders Carolyn Murphy, 700 hours Imogene King, 800 hours Pat Knauer, […]

Club Notes: April 7, 2013

PRMC Auxiliary Forty two members and guests attended the Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary annual awards luncheon March 26 at the Days Inn in Clovis. PRMC administrator Hoyt Skabelund spoke about the key to success in healthcare is to provide good clinical care. We should keep bad days to yourself always provide happy, kind service. […]

Anniversaries: April 7, 2013

Lee Duane and Dottie Lee of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary during a "come-and-go" reception 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 524 N. Globe, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Alan, Karen, Doug, Sharon, Heath and Lisa. The couple was married on April 12, 1963, at […]

Engagements: April 7, 2013

Schaap-Alger Eddie and Sherri Schaap of Clovis announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Jane Schaap of Canyon, Texas, to Tommy Alger of Friona, Texas, son of Tom and Sherri Alger and the late Cornelia Alger of Mira Loma, Calif. The couple will exchange vows April 20, 2013, at Saint Paul United Methodist Church. The […]

Campaign or no campaign, music is true

Kenneth Broad switched tracks on the new-fangled music device and the speakers in the old Norman Petty Studio came to life with a mellow sound. Even more mellow was the brief background vocal added by David Bigham to the Buddy Holly hit. It was a special tour of the studio with the New Mexico Secretary […]

Our People: Working mother figure

Ida Bishop has worked for ENMRSH for 16 years, where she helps disabled men and women with their daily needs. Bishop has also worked as a home interior decorator and leads a local monthly women's support group. She considers herself a small town person and enjoys a simple life, but likes to visit big cities. […]

Ticket Feature – Arsenic and Old Lace coming to Main Street

Arsenic and Old Lace will soon be on Main Street. The classic American drama, being put on by the community theater group Brickstreet Players, will provide entertainment for the entire family, according to director Jennifer Brandon. "It's a great play," Brandon said. "There is comedy. It's not something you have to analyze and really think […]

Easter means hope is always realistic forecast

It's the evening of a beautiful Easter Sunday as I write. And I must admit being surprised. My surprise is nothing compared to the amazement of Mary Magdalene and those with her who very "early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark," went to the tomb, found the stone rolled […]

Our People: Leading From the Center

Maria Rainsdon worked as a bartender and a food server at upscale bistros throughout her college career at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and continued to work in fine dining in Ruidoso after graduating from school in December 2009. Courtesy photo: Maria Rainsdon, general manager at the Clovis Civic Center, is shown above […]

Not all madness needs a bracket

March Madness is slowly changing to April Awesomeness in the NCAA and now that the Miami Heat's win streak is over the NBA season drones on into summer. I haven't followed the NBA since the days of Pistol Pete and Dr. J but basketball season never seemed to last this long growing up. The NCAA […]

Engagements: March 31, 2013

Gomez-Cordeniz Randy and Donna Gomez of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ann Gomez of Clovis, to Nathan Lucas Cordeniz of Tulare, Calif., son of Gene Cordeniz of Clovis and Belina Pires of California. The couple will exchange vows April 27, 2013, at Clovis. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate […]

Marriages: March 31, 2013

Saiz-Gallegos Melissa Saiz of Clovis and Bruce Gallegos of Clovis were joined in marriage Feb. 22, 2013, at the Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Rev. Carlos Vallesillas performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Serlene Saiz of Clovis The bridegroom is the son Bruce McCoy and Denise Gallegos of Clovis. […]

Senior Happenings: March 31, 2013

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Los Abuelitos, Portales ; 1 p.m. Bingo Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Clovis Sewing Class Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo Thursday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. […]

Anniversaries: March 31, 2013

Lee Duane and Dottie Lee of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at "Come & Go" reception April 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 524 North Globe, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Alan, Karen, Doug, Sharon, Heath and Lisa. The couple was married on April […]

Club notes: March 31, 2013

RGH Auxiliary The Executive Committee of Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met March 20 at the Tony Anthony Conference room, with President Linda Uttaro presiding. Treasurer Rosalie Patrick requested a daily report be placed in a certain envelope for the credit purchases. Amber Hamilton, liaison to the Auxiliary, issued an invitation from the Women's Club to […]

April show honors area and its artists

The month of April will, among other local attractions and items of interest, find the Clovis Carver Library hosting a group show by our local art society, Pintores. The theme of that show is anything relating to Clovis, and I hope you may take time to view it, and the work of our local artists. […]

School menus: March 31, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and Cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, orange halves. Thursday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Corn […]

On the Shelves: March 31, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working With Your Horse by Sam Powell and The Ultimate Level of Horsemanship: Training Through Inspiration by Al Dunning were given by Jan and Rick Purvis in memory of Oscar Toliver. Almost a Whisper explains how to use voice, […]

Creative Living: Needle felting, sweet potatoes coming up

Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she's going to demonstrate the new 12-needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes beautiful felted cuffs to wear […]