Engagements — April 20

Repp-Hays Dan and Shelley Repp of Albuquerque announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Repp, to Gowan Hays, son of Sheila Hays and Jeff Hays, both of Dora. The future bride graduated from Eldorado High School, and the Career Enrichment Center with a license practical nurse degree. She also attended New Mexico Assemblies of God […]

Weddings — April 20

White Katie Marie Harper and Michael Hugh White, both of Nashville, Tenn., were joined in marriage April 5, 2014, at Ashton Depot in Fort Worth. The Rev. Neil Tomba performed the traditional Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Alan and Patti Harper of Arlington, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Pat Moody of […]

Club notes — April 20

The Altrusa Club of Portales The Altrusa Club of Portales met Monday in the Zia Room at the Central Annex. President Linda Leaming called the meeting to order. The opening ceremonies were conducted by Sheryl Borden. Minutes were approved. There were 21 members and two guests. Beverly Bennett drew for the Queen of Hearts. The […]

Hats need to make comeback

By D’Nieka Hartsfield Nieka Style One co-worker says when he thinks of Easter, he thinks of hats. He says growing up Baptist, Easter was the holiday when the biggest and boldest hats came out at church. This conversation took me back to childhood during church service (when not cutting up with my brother and getting […]

Collection fits me to a T

By Clyde Davis CMI Columnist The circumstances of the details of a task matter greatly, in terms of how it is carried out. For example, I would agree, in theory, with my wife’s contention that I have too many T-shirts. This surplus seems to be a trait which I share with many other men between […]

The power of one


Kimberli Roth is an open person, wears bright dresses and makeup, and loves to plan coffee days with three dozen new friends. But when she’s alone at her keyboard, she’s just one girl. Roth, author of the One Girl in Portales blog (onegirlinportales. wordpress.com), arrived in Portales more than two years ago when she and […]

Senior happenings — April 20

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Portales) Tuesday: Daily activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.;  Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis); 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Sewing Group (Portales); 11 a.m. Wednesday: Daily activities,  9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sewing group, 10 a.m. (Clovis); Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis) Thursday: Daily […]

School menus — April 20

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – French toast. Lunch – Beefy Mac, garden salad with ranch dressing, steamed veggie medley, seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – Banana bread. Lunch – Steak fingers, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasoned green beans, strawberry cup. Wednesday: Breakfast -Breakfast Quesadillas. Lunch – Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, veggie coins with ranch […]

Nuno felting information featured on show

Information on nuno felting and ways to deal with bullying in schools will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Designer and crafter Barbara Crawford will demonstrate “nuno” felting, which is a Japanese fiber art technique. She’ll show how to create fabric from silk and wool roving by using […]

Golf once a year just enough

By Karl Terry CMI Columnist My annual golf outing was accomplished last week. Unfortunately the wind got up on the 18th hole and that darned scorecard never made it back to the clubhouse. My golf philosophy came directly from Forrest Gump’s momma — my game is a lot like a box of chocolates, you never […]