Proud grandmother

Clovis resident Bobby Neumann III, 25, enjoys an outing with his grandmother, Wilma Dotson, also of Clovis. Wilma Dotson isn't living the life she dreamed of as a child growing up on the farm, but it's a life she's proud of. The Clovis grandmother, who once had top secret security clearance in Washington, D.C., has […]

Religion columnist publishes book

Judy Scott Brandon said her recently published book, "What Does the Lord Require of Thee?" is a testimony to how she has seen God work in people's lives, particularly people living in Clovis. CMI staff photo: Benna Sayyed Clovis News Journal religion columnist Judy Scott Brandon reads from her recently published book, "What Does the […]

Our people: Clovis resident Leticia Zarate enjoys public speaking

Clovis resident Leticia Zarate is a media consultant for a television station. She enjoys public speaking, writing and photography. What is your greatest accomplishment? Zarate's three children, from left, Isaac, Sarah and Seth. After my divorce in 2007, I asked myself what is the one thing I could do, since I'm alone and can't depend […]

Anniversary - April 15

Harman Robert and Sue Harman of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on April 22 at The Bridge Building of Central Baptist Church in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by Bob, Brenda and Bryce. The couple was married April 22, 1962, in House. They have three children and four grandchildren. […]

Anniversary - April 15

Harman Robert and Sue Harman of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on April 22 at The Bridge Building of Central Baptist Church in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by Bob, Brenda and Bryce. The couple was married April 22, 1962, in House. They have three children and four grandchildren. […]

Senior happenings - April 15

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m. Bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities, quilting and sewing; 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 […]

Engagements - April 15

Northcutt- Streety Todd and Tammy Northcutt of Broadview announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tori Northcutt of Broadview, to Tanner Streety of Meadow, Texas, son of Riky and Mizi Streety of Meadow. The couple will exchange vows 5 p.m. May 19, 2012, at Kingswood United Methodist Church in Clovis. A reception will […]

Wedding - April 15

Skinner Cade Skinner and Shawna Shovelin were married March 10, 2012, on the island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas. In attendance were the bride's parents, Richard and Linda Shovelin of Mountainair. The groom's parents are San and Sherri Skinner of Portales. The groom works for Yucca Telecom as the outside plant supervisor. The bride […]

Club notes – April 15

Portales Woman's Club The Portales Woman's Club met April 11. President Teresa Howard presided. Invocation was given by Julie Nickles, pledges were led by Linda Leaming. Howard led the Club Collect. There were 22 members and three guests present. Nickles gave the historical moment on the 1930s. Minutes for the March meeting were approved. The […]

School menus - April 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, ranch salad, fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Porky rib on a bun, baked French fries, cole slaw, mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Pizza pasta bake, mixed veggies, fruit whip. Thursday: […]