Anniversary — Dane

Tom and Karen Dane of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Danes were high school sweethearts and were married Nov. 30, 1963, at the United Methodist Church in Esperance, N.Y. Children of the couple are son, Michael and wife Deanna, son, Jeffrey and wife Kathleen, and daughter […]

On the shelves — Nov. 24

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: John Wilkes Booth: Beyond the Grave by W.C. Jameson leads the reader through a series of amazing coincidences and surprising details suggesting that the assassin of President Lincoln was never captured but escaped to live for many decades after the pursuit and capture of the man […]

Being in horse business appears hereditary

Did you ever wonder if being horsey is hereditary? 25 years ago a fellow veterinarian invited me into his office and showed me a picture in a livestock book copyrighted in 1882. It was a drawing of a bay stallion.It was labeled “Black’s Hambletonian.One of the finest and best blooded trotting stallions of the day. […]

Events calendar — Nov. 24

Monday Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Step aerobics — 4 p.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Musical Scenes — 7 p.m., ENMU’s Buchanan Hall in the Music Building. ENMU’s Department of Music will host the choral musical scenes. Tuesday Santa Cop Charity Game — 10 a.m., Portales Ram Athletic Center. Portales […]

Senior Happenings — Nov. 24

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 11 a.m. (Clovis); Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis); Sewing class, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Portales) Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis) Thursday: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Friday: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday […]

School menus — Nov. 24

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Beefy Mac, garden salad, mini carrots with ranch, seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — cinnamon roll. Lunch— chicken sandwich, baked French fries, veggie cup with ranch, fruity Jello. Wednesday: No School — Thanksgiving break. Thursday: No School — Thanksgiving break. Friday: No School — Thanksgiving break. […]

Altrusa’s Holiday Happening on Dec. 7

PNT staff The 16th annual Holiday Happening sponsored by Altrusa International Inc. of Portales will take place on Dec. 7, in Eastern New Mexico University’s Campus Union Ballroom, according to an Altrusa press release. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and the meal will be served at 11:45 a.m. The event includes 50 decorated tables, […]

Mystery of turkey shortage solved

“Have you heard there is a shortage of big turkeys?” he inquired, leaning in to whisper as we shared the solemn, quiet time before Mass began. Given the circumstances, it seemed a strange question but this is a good buddy and I know him to be sort of, you know, random. For purposes of this […]

Plenty for which to be thankful

I can’t remember if I write an annual Thanksgiving column, but if I do, here are some blessings for which I am thankful: • Being able to explain to readers nitpicking about me not expounding on the complexities of every idea that I have to stay within a word count. • Knowing there is not much […]

Valley dominates Clovis in second half

By Kevin Wilson kwilson@cnjonline.com Even against the cold winds that swept through Community Stadium Friday night, even against a team many in the state figured would upset it, the Valley Vikings formula worked much as it has all season. Experience, plus confidence, equals dominance. The top-seeded Vikings proved worthy in their first defense of the […]