Your faith is treasured possession

Any deviation from Biblical principles is an open door for disaster. This concept is as old as time itself. It can be traced in history as far back as can be pursued. An undeniable result of transgression is that it never happens in isolation. The fact that "one does as he or she pleases as […]

Club notes: Aug. 5

American Legion Auxiliary The American Legion Auxiliary Department of New Mexico held their School of Instruction July 21-22 at the MGM Elegante in Albuquerque. Vicki Ovalle, Unit 25 president and Janet Romero, Department of New Mexico's first vice-president and the Unit 25 executive board from Clovis attended the two-day instruction. The purpose of the School […]

Reunions: Aug. 5

CHS class of 1960 Clovis High School class of 1960 is having a class reunion Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 in Albuquerque at Sandia Resort. Several other classes (1955 through 1965, more or less, are also invited) are also attending on Sept. 26, which will give all an opportunity to see former classmates from other […]

On the shelves: Aug. 5

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Casseroles: More Than 380 Delicious Comfort Food Favorites" was given by Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Tau in memory of Ellen Estes. With this book on your side, you can make an endless variety of memorable recipes for dinners, brunches, […]

Show will feature local gardener

Information on designing and fitting knit garments, caring for houseplants, and ways to reduce the laundry load will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Connie Crawford, President, CEO and Designer for Fashion Patterns by Coni, will show how to fit and design […]

Anniversaries: Aug. 5

Romero Reynaldo and Sally Romero of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with a reception to follow at Knights of Columbus Hall. The celebration is being hosted by their children, Evy, Anthony and Rebecca. The couple was married Aug. 18, 1962, in Clovis […]

Weddings: Aug. 5

Montgomery-Acosta Leila Montgomery and Harvey Acosta, both of Portales, were joined in marriage on July 13 at the Rose Garden in Clovis with Judge Fred Arnold performing the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of John Montgomery and Cori Snobble of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Martha Montgomery of Lubbock and Barbra […]

Senior calendar: Aug. 5

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendship 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: 10:30 a.m. […]

Fair time brings back memories

So the late and sorely missed Chris Ledoux extolled the virtues of one of the highlights of many small town and rural areas — the county fair. From Montana to the Florida grasslands, from northern California to rural Maine, small towns everywhere can appreciate the primacy in late summer/ early fall of the county fair. […]

My past now belongs in museum

We all want some of the things we touched in life to live on for posterity but it's a shock to walk into a history museum and find an item you had personal experience operating. Such was the case recently when I made a stop at the Roosevelt County Museum on the campus of Eastern […]

On the shelves: July 29

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Insanely Simple: The Obsession that Drives Apple's Success" by Ken Segall reveals the design principle that helped Apple recover from near death in 1997 to become the most valuable company on Earth in 2011, and shows how companies that leverage this power can stand out from […]

Pressure cooking featured on show

Information on making a 90-minute quilt and cooking with pressure cookers 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 making a 90-minute quilt which incorporates piecing and quilting done at the […]

Club notes: July 29

Altrusa The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met July 23 at noon at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. There were 17 members and two guests present. Lori Bohm led the opening ceremonies. Gaynelle Thomas drew for the Queen of Hearts. The minutes were approved and correspondence was read. […]

Weddings: July 29

Villalobos-Olivarez Margie Villalobos of Portales and Jose L. Olivarez of Mathis, Texas, were joined in marriage June 30 at the old headquarters castle in Corpus Christi State Park in a simple private outdoors ceremony with their children as part of their wedding party. Friends and family joined them to share on this special day. A […]

Engagements: July 29

Miller-Boone Michael and Julie Miller of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Miller of Abilene, to Patrick Henry "Cinco" Boone V of Abilene, son of Pat and Cindy Boone of Elida. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Elida Square. The reception will be […]

Honors: July 29

Denton St. John's College of Santa Fe is pleased to announce the graduation of James Ryan Denton of Clovis on Aug. 3. He is to receive a Master of Arts degree in Liberal Arts.

Senior calendars: July 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo 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: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. loteria (Spanish bingo) and refreshments. Friday: ; […]

Take advantage of local treasures

"While the landscape around Santa Rosa is more semi-arid ranch country than desert, it's true! Santa Rosa is a scuba diving mecca. There's the famous Blue Hole, a geological phenomenon. The natural, bell-shaped pool is 80 feet deep and has astonishing clarity and a constant water temperature of 64 degrees. There's even a training platform […]

Reunions get better with time

It's been 35 years since the Portales High School class of 1977 graduated but after a quick reunion in Ruidoso this past weekend it's clear the personalities are the same. I never would have guessed my class would have held four reunions by our 35th year but we wound up having a 10th, 20th, 30th […]

God puts zest in living

Of all the wonderful blessings we have been given in this life the thing I love the most is the Lord. Just to know that Jesus died for all of us and to live forever in heaven is such a joy. Won't it be great to see those who have already gone. We will see […]