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 […]

Ancestor’s legacy fascinating

The roots of my Maxwell ancestors won't leave me alone and that's a pretty cool thing. I don't actually believe in ghosts but on a trip to the heart of Texas to help my uncle celebrate his 80th birthday I found myself on a lonely sandbar searching for the ghosts of my heritage. I was […]

Honors – April 29

Johnston Johnston Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Paula Johnston as auxilian of the month for March. Johnston joined the auxiliary in August 2000. She is currently serving as president and is the librarian coordinator, volunteers in the gift shop and at the information desk. Melton Melton Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Joy Melton […]

Anniversary – April 29

Salazar Elias and Emma Salazar of Melrose will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 3, 2012. The couple was married May 3, 1952, in Clovis. They have eight children, 28 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Both are retired.

Engagements – April 29

Carey-Barela Carey-Barela Craig and Ina Carey of Texico announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jody Carey of Clovis, to Roy Barela of Clovis, son of Gary and Sandra Crisp of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Aug. 25, 2012, at Colonial Park Golf Course in Clovis. The reception will be at Colonial […]

On the shelves – April 29

The following books are available at Clovis Carver Public Library "Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back" by Todd Burpo was given by Kelli Moore in memory of Stephen Jason Rudisill. Colton Burpo, who underwent an emergency appendectomy when he was not yet four years old, […]

Club notes – April 29

Daughters of the American Revolution The El Portal chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met in Sandra Hays home April 14. The program was presented by Dick Sullinger, who joined the Navy at age 17 after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served on the USS San Diego, the first victorious American warship […]

Senior happenings – April 29

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 a.m., […]

Centerpiece crafting featured on show

Information on various crafts and making long and low centerpieces will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Jann Johnson is a designer and crafter from New York city, and she will show how to make some special occasion crafts, including a Victorian […]

School menus – April 29

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, seasoned pinto beans, shredded lettuce, seasonal fruit Tuesday: Breakfast —French toast. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, mini carrots w/dip, cookie Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, ranch salad, […]