Clovis resident Langdon Brown says his niche is in sales

Everybody has a niche in life and Langdon Brown’s is sales. The adopted father of three works 60 hours a week, loves working on cars, attending drag races and snow boarding and skiing with his family.

Religion column: Passing on life lessons

The closing of another school year will soon be here. It brings back many thoughts filed in my mental book of memories. The simple trust and faith of children are traits I need everyday. When facing obstacles in my life, I think of problems from children’s perspective. “We have to go on to third grade […]

Senior happenings —

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: No dance at Los Abuelitos, change clocks one hour ahead. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities quilting and sewing; 1 p.m. bingo at Los Abuelitos in Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m. Senior B.O.D. meeting; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily activities quilting and sewing; 11 a.m. general […]

Gluten-free diet tips featured on show

Information on indoor and outdoor picnics, using beeswax, and vegetables in the gluten-free diet will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Rita Fuentes will show how to create a casual picnic setting that can be used indoors or out. She is an […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Body Language of Dating: Read His Signals, Send Your Own, and Get the Guy” by Tonya Reiman decodes the nonverbal signals and silent messages that state the other person’s state of mind, providing the tools needed for success in today’s dating scenarios and laying the […]

Club notes —

Beta Phi Seven Beta Phi members and one guest attended the club’s regular meeting March 5 at Collene Baldwin’s house with Laura Loflin and Collene as hostesses. In attendance were Collene Baldwin, Dottie Good, Sandy Heath, Laura Loflin, Rita London, Patsy Lorenz, Bev Miller and Suzy Moore.

Grandchildren’s visit highlight of spring break

I’ve had exactly one spring break with the traditional (or actually, probably rare but celebrated) spring break trip. That was a few years ago, when we were able to go and see my grandson, who is blessed enough to live in Panama City, Fla., one among many spring break Mecca’s. College spring breaks were usually […]

Western shows full of cliches

I think one of the reasons I love Westerns of both the big screen and television variety is that they’re so predictable and loaded with clich

Farwell resident Cade Beverage enjoys cooking for his family

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Cade Beverage of Farwell can bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan. The electrician and father of three boys enjoys cooking for his family and hosting family gatherings. Beverage and his wife, Heather, escape to motorcycle rallies on their Harley-Davidson every chance they get.

Engagement —

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Payen-Pena Mary Lou Payen, of Portales announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Victoria Guadalupe Payen of Portales, to Mark Edward Pena of Portales, son of Michael and Carmen Pena of Portales. The bride elect is the daughter of the late Albert Payen. The couple will exchange vows, 4 p.m. March 17, 2012, […]