Club notes - June 17

Altrusa of Portales The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met on June 11 at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. Sandy Van Der Veen, MainStreet Coordinator, thanked the club for purchasing a tile for the Yam Theater and showed the one that will be installed in the lobby. Sharon […]

On the shelves - June 17

A brief look at other top stories: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Weekends with O'Keeffe" by C.S. Merrill and "Santa Fe Reflections" by Steve Larese were given by Oscar and Carolyn Toliver in memory of Wiley Snyder. At the age of eighty-five, Georgia O'Keeffe hired C.S. Merrill, then twenty-six, to organize her extensive library; a job that […]

Creative Living: Cookie sandwiches featured on show

Information on making cookie monster sandwiches, cooking with turkey year round and an exercise program for the elderly will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate how to make cookie monster sandwiches, which are simply cookies sandwiched […]

Senior happenings - June 17

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

Time spent with children memorable

The memories formed with one's father, often shape the memories which one provides as a father (or grandfather, as the case may be). I have done things, and continue to do things, as a grandad, because they were done for me. For example, participating in activities that are not exactly my cup of tea. Such […]

Hunting, fishing key to dad’s trips

Many people whose father has passed on can tell wonderful stories of all the places their dad took the family on vacation. I would say our family only took one traditional vacation while I was growing up. That's not to say my father never took us anywhere. It's just that wherever that Terry-style vacation took […]

Our people: Sporting mother

Jennefier Dallas-Dudley grew up in the Clovis and Portales area but attended junior high and high school in Wichita Falls, Texas. She has also lived in Canyon, Texas. Dallas-Dudley has worked in property management off and on for 18 years. Two years ago she returned to Clovis after living in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex for […]

Religion column: Dad didn’t sweat small stuff

Fathers, it's your day. May you be happy and prosperous! You work and bring home the bacon and we appreciate you. I know a man who had many wonderful Father's Days. He had three sons and they all had many excursions. One day he bought a suction toy for his baby and played with it […]

On the shelves – June 10

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Seven books about Africa: "The Beauty of Kenya" by Mohamed Amin, "Crocodile on the Sandbank" by Elizabeth Peters, "Golden Dunes and Desert Mountains" by Anna Merz, "Rhino At the Brink of Extinction" by Anna Merz, "Tears of the Giraffe" by Alexander McCall Smith, "The Towers of […]

Honors - June 10

ENMU deans list Ninety students from the Clovis area have been named to the dean's list at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales for the 2012 spring semester. The students are: Brian Jason Bartolome Chavez, Dorinda L. Lovelace, Robert M Ward, Cordell W. Allen, Rebekah L Elswick, Sarah Hatt, Danielle Adams, Nicole D. Anaya, Mandi […]