Road Construction — Oct. 6

Clovis North/South traffic on Martin Luther King will be closed from the main entrance at Plains Regional Medical Center to approximately 300 feet south of the intersection with 21st Street. Primary access to the hospital during all construction phases of the project will be on 21st Street. For questions regarding this matter, please contact Justin [...]

No, science … I want my sasquatch

I’m a sucker for a good Bigfoot story. So imagine my glee when I came home from lunch halfway through a news report where a scientist claimed they finally had proof that bigfoot was real. I backed the report up and replayed it and a woman with a Texas twang said she didn’t believe it [...]

Rarely, but sometimes, TV worth it

Perhaps you never have been able to watch, or have no interest in watching, the original sci-fi series “Face-Off.” With the limited amount of television that I actually watch, and the fact that it’s usually limited to sports, the occasional deliberately chosen movie, and news programs, it’s a wonder that I ever did, or that [...]

Creative Living — Oct. 6

Information on making frilly fun flowers, meditation, and turkey breakfast options will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Debra Quartermain is a designer and crafter, and she going to demonstrate making fun flowers using a combination of fabrics, wool felt and a special brand of scissors to do [...]

Engagements — Oct. 6

Stroud-Morgan David Stroud of Portales and Virginia Jones of Clovis announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Kathryn Stroud of Portales, to Jesse Morgan of Portales, son of Brad Morgan and Shelly Morgan of Portales. The bride-to-be graduated from Clovis High School in 2012. She is attending Clovis Community College, pursuing a degree in elementary [...]

Club Notes — Oct. 6

El Portal Chapter of NMSODAR Regent Vicky Stratton opened the Sept. 14 meeting of the El Portal Chapter of the New Mexico Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution using the opening ritual at 10:08 a.m. The president’s general message, The National Defense, The Constitution, The Conversation and The Indian minutes were presented. Minutes [...]

Senior Happenings — Oct. 6

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo (Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monthly member meeting, 11 a.m. (Clovis); 1 p.m., Bingo; Sewing class, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Portales) Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dance, October birthday cake, 12 p.m. (Clovis); 1 [...]

School Menus — Oct. 6

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, cucumber coins & ranch, chilled fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch— Soft taco & salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce & tomato, fruit juice. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito. Lunch — [...]

On the Shelves — Oct. 6

These books are available:   Clovis-Carver Public Library Who Goes There? The Story of a Spy in the Civil War by B.K. Benson is an autobiographical work about life during the American Civil War as told by a Union soldier whose personal ties to both sides tested his loyalty when he was recruited to gather [...]

Effort should focus on protecting what’s accessible

A year ago, then-Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., introduced a proposal to finally catalog inaccessible public lands and identify feasible access routes, complete with a mechanism to purchase rights of way. It didn’t make it through the House, in great part due to timing, so now-Sen. Heinrich is trying again. His reintroduced HUNT Act — Hunt [...]