Parents should lead prayers

No doubt Satan probably got a kick out of the headlines in the newspaper in Portales last week. "Prayer ruling upheld" relating to a ban on coach led prayer in City League sports. Hopefully the devil read a little further into the story and saw that maybe he hadn't exactly won this one after all. […]

School menus - Sept. 23

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast scramble. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad and 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 sticks […]

Engagements - Sept. 23

Contreras-Sosa Contreras-Sosa Martin and Adela Contreras of Hereford, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sylvia Vanesa Contreras of Hereford, to Fernando Sosa of Clovis, son of Guadalupe and Carmen Enriquita Sosa of Clovis. The celebration will take place Sept. 29, 2012, at San Jose Church in Hereford. The […]

Anniversaries - Sept. 23

Sumner Robert and Joy Sumner of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2012, at 3701 Ben Crenshaw in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by their sons, Lee and Alan Sumner. The couple was married Oct. 3, 1962, at Hamlin Memorial Methodist Church in Farwell. They […]

Club notes - Sept. 23

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Muffley's Back Door with hostesses Ann Carter and Lucille Johnson. President Ann Carter presided at the business meeting. All recited the Extension "Club Collect." Prayer included the family of Lois Hollinsworth, recently deceased, Reba Camp recently moved, Hildegunde […]

Creative Living: Dyeing tips featured on show

Information on Shibori dyeing with Rit fabric dye, incorporating hardware in needlepoint designs, and creating faux finishes on walls 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 demonstrate […]

On the shelves – Sept. 23

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity" by Catherine Boo tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the 21st century's great, unequal cities in a bewildering age of global change and […]

School menus: Sept. 16

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

Senior calendar: Sept. 16

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

Show will feature grapefruit techniques

Information on grapefruit, making a travel tote and molding chocolate dessert cups will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Eleisha Ensign, Executive Director of TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc., will explain all of the interesting facts about grapefruit juice, including the best way […]