Engagements: Aug. 26

Rucker-Aday Billy and Sherry Rucker of Clovis announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tanisha Rea Rucker of Farmington, to Curtis Geoffrey Aday of Farmington, son of Dr. Joe and Debra Aday of Las Cruces. The couple will exchange their vows on Oct. 6, 2012, at Vallecito Lake, Colo. The bride-elect will graduate […]

Reunions: Aug. 26

Field Community The Field 25th biennial reunion was held Aug. 10 at the Field fire station Aug. 10. There were 75 people in attendance. Visiting and picture viewing began at 1 p.m. The business meeting was held at 5:30 p.m. with Jacob Moberly acting as master of ceremonies. The classes of 1942 to 1952 and […]

School menus: Aug. 26

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

Reality TV exploiting our children

Last week, this column broached the idea of silent children, the children who, emotionally, disappear or become invisible in a number of ways. They are physically present, but are discounted to the point where they are, for all intents and purposes, "gone." This week leads me to deal with another serious subject, also in the […]

Swallows won’t be gone for very long

Just when I was beginning to think it was safe to go out on the front porch again — they're back. Several years ago I wrote about the barn swallows nesting on my front porch and how I put up with the mess for the sake of the birds. After the birds migrated off that […]

Senior calendar: Aug. 19

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: Closed for Conference on Aging Tuesday: Closed for Conference on Aging Wednesday: Closed for Conference on Aging Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Loteria (Spanish bingo) and refreshments Friday: Daily activities Daily: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

School menus: Aug. 19

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, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Soft taco, salsa, lettuce, tomato, orange. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Divorce help featured on show

Information on a template for quilting called AnglePlay and choosing happiness after divorce will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Author and quilter, Margaret Miller will show a template called AnglePlay, which makes working with the long right triangle edges in quilting […]

On the shelves: Aug. 19

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Nature's Extremes: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Other Natural Disasters That Shape Life on Earth" by the editors of Time Magazine illuminates the science behind natural disasters even as it showcases through interviews, photographs, and graphics the delicate natural web that supports life on inside, upon, and over […]

Child abuse is everyone’s business

I cannot remember the title of the video. It is, however, a video which our superintendent mentioned the other day during our in service preparation for a new school year. Perhaps I cannot remember it because the concept sounded both intriguing and horrific. I will warn you, and re-warn myself, that she also said this […]