On the shelves – May 20

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Where to Go When: Italy" published by Dorling Kindersley was given by Doris Wallace in memory of Lula Scioli. Whether you're looking for a fun family getaway, a cultural weekend in the city, or a countryside retreat, this essential vacation planner suggests a multitude of appealing […]

Yarn crafts featured on show

Information on making yarn pom poms, repurposing vintage book covers and preparing food with little garbage will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Crafter Maria Nerius will show off the hottest yarns by making pom poms, which is the latest craft trend. […]

Hike offers promise of fun, benefit

In the middle of the chaos and sorrow which has surrounded us in our home the past several weeks, comes a ray of hope or at least of a bright promise for fun and benefit. Simple message, via email: The Pike's Peak Challenge is now open for registration. Pike's Peak Challenge is a hike (not […]

Photography much easier today

Most people don't know this, but I actually have a photographic memory. The only problem is I ran out of film somewhere back around 1993. My immediate family didn't take a lot of snapshots when my brother and sister and I were little. Mom's albums and picture boxes are filled with a few snapshots of […]

Club notes: May 13

Encanto Garden Club The Encanto Garden Club met in April at Vines Italian Restaurante in Portales, which tied into a pilgrimage the club takes during the year. Club president, Jacque Wuest, called to order a short meeting. Our telephone chairperson, Carmen Gilchrist, recited "The Gardener's Prayer." Unfinished business was addressed and tabled for the next […]

On the shelves: May 13

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-year-old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny" tells the parallel stories of the friendship that developed by chance between two people who lived just two blocks apart in vastly different worlds and who […]

Reunion: May 13

Clovis High School class of 1948 met for a reunion in April. Nineteen of us enjoyed lunch at this spring get-together. There were 15 classmates and four mates. It is fun to remember the times back then and to share where we are today. Lester and Anita Merrill had to cancel their plans to come […]

Senior calendar: May 13 -May 19

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: No dance at Los Abuelitos 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 […]

Quilting tips featured on show

Information on tips for pet parents, a quilting technique called Easy Pieces and making a mixed media banner will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Laura Dellutri is a life and style expert with Healthy Housekeeper, Inc., and she's going to share […]

School menus: May 13 -May 19

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Steak fingers, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn on the cob, ranch salad, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast —French toast. Lunch — Cheese nachos, Spanish rice, shredded lettuce, orange smiles. Wednesday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Roasted chicken, spinach salad, mixed veggies, banana pudding. Thursday: Breakfast —Taco […]

Engagements: May 13

Cobb-Terry Craig and Kelly Cobb of Pampa, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Callie Sue Cobb, to Payton Cole Terry, son of Kendall and Jana Terry of Portales. The couple will exchange vows 7 p.m. on June 16, 2012 at the bride's home in Pampa. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate […]

Never expect to bury next generation

The Gearins, as a family, were scattered throughout the hills of eastern Ohio, between East Liverpool and Youngstown, and in another direction, to Steubenville. Their prominence, which was not based in finances but in long tenure, dated back to the late 1700s, which I suppose made them eligible to be Daughters and Sons of the […]

Let’s give thanks for moms

Things my mom actually did in her adventurous life … Sewed shirts from a pattern. Invented the dookie bar. Changed irrigation tubes from a Chevy station wagon. Shot a bull snake out of our treehouse with a .22 rifle. Learned to cut her children's hair herself. Drove a school bus full of noisy children. Operated […]

Pitch perfect

Clovis resident Len Santi was drafted by the New York Giants baseball team in 1940, but Uncle Sam had other plans. Santi, who was raised in New York, came to Clovis with the Air Force and helped build what is now Cannon Air Force Base. Tony Bullocks: Clovis Media Inc. photo On April 10, 2012, […]

Anniversary – May 6

Martinez Martin and Anna Marie Flores Martinez will celerate their 25th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. They were married on May 9, 1987, in Clovis. A reception and dance was given by their children, Daniel and Rachel Martinez, and family on April 28 at the Texico Community Center. He is employed by the Clovis Police Department […]

School menus – May 6

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes w/gravy, ranch salad, fruit whip, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast —Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Corn dog, tater tots, ranch salad, fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Smuckers Snack'n Waffles. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, cole slaw, veggie coins w/ranch, cookie. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Senior happenings – May 6

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendship Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m. Bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 9 a.m. senior B.O.D. meeting; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 11 a.m. general meeting; […]

On the shelves – May 6

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "The Family Handyman Home Improvement 2012" combines a year's worth of hints, tips, and advice from America's favorite Do-it-Yourself magazine that will help you improve storage space, install tile and grout like a pro, run electrical power anywhere, repair appliances, patch masonry, maintain your car, and […]

Cake decorating featured on show

Information on making bolster pillows, decorating cakes and embellishing paper mache boxes will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Author, designer, and quilter, Meryl Ann Butler will show step-by-step instructions for using a 90-minute quilt technique to make quick 'n easy bolster […]

Club notes – May 6

Curry County Extension Club Curry County Extension Clubs leader training was held April 19 at the extension office with nine club members and four guests attending. Home economist Glenda Belcher presented the program on "Simply Summer Salads," demonstrating a wide variety of quick and easy recipes. The group then sampled these wonderful salads. Club members […]