Information on acupuncture featured

Information on making treat pops, relieving pain in three seconds, and using candles to make events more special will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Nancy Siler represents Wilton Brands in Woodridge, Ill., and she’s going to demonstrate how to make Treat Pops, which are sweet, individual servings [...]

Learn to cook with shrimp this week

Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on the importance of effective communication and how to cook with shrimp will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Motivational speaker Sue Hansen will discuss “spouse talk” and the importance of effective communication. She emphasizes great listening skills and a desire to change [...]

On the shelves — April 6

These books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream by Gary Younge brings to life the background of a speech that endures as a defining moment in the civil rights movement and captures the spirit of the historic March on Washington that became a beacon [...]

Senior happenings — April 6

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 [...]

A love for the stage

Alisa Boswell: Staff photo
Amy Carter, 17, of Portales has a passion for performing and is involved in local entertainment venues.

All it took for Portales resident Amy Carter, 17, was one singing contest and one visit to a play and she was hooked. Performing became Carter’s life with the local teen sensation singing at the annual Floyd Jamboree concert every year for 10 years, singing the National Anthem at numerous local sports functions and performing [...]

Late spring break has pros, cons

Clyde Davis Columnist Advantages of having an unusually late spring break: • You can validly plan to do some outdoor work, including putting some plants and seeds in your garden. You don’t have to wonder whether they will, most likely, be safe from freeze like the numerous times you have planted in March and regretted [...]

Planning your style for spring break

D’Nieka Hartsfield Nieka Style It’s spring break! Some of you may be staying home and catching up on some zzzs or catching up with spring cleaning. But most of you can’t wait to get out of town. Spring break holiday is one of the most fun trips for which to pack. Whether you’re going on [...]

School menus — April 6

House Monday: Breakfast – Muffins, assorted cereal, yogurt, juice, milk variety. Lunch – Salisbury steak, brown gravy, peas & carrots, fruit cocktail, salad bar, milk variety. Tuesday: Breakfast -Egg & sausage burrito, cereal variety, milk variety, juice. Lunch – Beef ravioli, corn, rolls (yeast), peaches, salad bar, milk variety. Wednesday: Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, sausage [...]

City slickers easy prey

Karl Terry Columnist There is no doubt that our country is losing its rural roots and heritage faster and faster as the decades fly by. At the time Lincoln was president it’s estimated as many as 90 percent of Americans lived on farms. Somewhere prior to 1900 the scales tipped and there were more folks [...]

Senior happenings — March 30

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Exercise equipment 8 a.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m.; Beginning Line Dance, 2 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m. Tuesday: Quilting, 8 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-ball pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Jam session, 6 p.m. Wednesday: 8-ball pool, 1 p.m. [...]