Senior happenings — Dec. 7

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry Pals, 10 a.m.; 8-Ball Pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m.; Business meeting, 5 p.m. Potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m.; Social night, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Pink ladies lunch; Quilting, 8 a.m.; exercise equipment, 8 a.m. – 5 […]

Club notes — Dec. 7

Beta Phi Five members and one guest attended the District 1 Beta Phi meeting Nov. 8 at Baxter Senior Center. There was 18 in attendance. The center provided “wonderful food” for breakfast and lunch, wrote Beverly Miller. Six members and one guest attended the Beta Phi meeting held Nov. 4 at Taqueria Jalisco. The “girls […]

School menus — Dec. 7

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – French toast. Lunch – Chicken nuggets, green beans, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast – Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch – Soft taco and salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce & tomato, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast – Breakfast burrito. Lunch – Hamburger on […]

Don’t have to look far for angels

By Patti Dobson Religion columnist I have a new favorite quote: “I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives,” credited to singer Tracy Chapman. I believe in angels, and believe they walk among us. I believe in the wonder of ordinary people doing ordinary (and at times extraordinary) things […]

Creative Living: Fabric tips coming on new show

Information on jewelry, creating a puckered effect on fabric and working with stencils will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Did you know that amber is a soothing, calming and cleansing stone? Kristina Rachel is a jewelry designer, and she’s going to talk about […]

Our People: Animal magnetism

Staff photo: D'Nieka Hartsfield
Cindy Arnold, right, with her husband Herschel Arnold and their tortoise Zuri at their store, Pet Logic on Main Street in Clovis. Arnold says they have had Zuri for five years now and she will grow to 10 times her current size.

Cindy Arnold was born and raised in Clovis. She’s the step-daughter of a military serviceman, which gave her the opportunity to live abroad in places like Japan and Alaska. Arnold graduated from Clovis High School and studied at Clovis Community College. Arnold has held positions as a detention officer and three years as a zookeeper. […]

On the Shelves — Nov. 30

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library Bike Repair and Maintenance by Christopher Wiggins teaches you how to keep your bike road-ready and in prime condition, recommends the tools and equipment needed for repairs, offers illustrated instructions for routine maintenance, illustrates simple solutions for emergency fixes, and adds a fun guide to […]

Nieka Style: Outer wear can keep you warm and stylish

D'Nieka Hartsfield

I love to dress up. Especially during the holidays. Last holiday season we talked about how to dress up for your holiday party. This year it’s about keeping warm and looking fresh at the same time. Have you ever put together that killer outfit but it’s just far too cold outside for it? Well here […]

School Menus — Nov. 30

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast, Breakfast pizza. Lunch, Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli, carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast, Banana bun. Lunch, Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, tomatoes with ranch dressing, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast, Yogurt and graham crackers. Lunch, Beans and cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce & tomato, orange halves. […]

Terry: Shopping more difficult with wheels

With my power-shopper wife confined to a wheelchair while rehabbing a broken leg it was a bit depressing for her when the Black Friday sale flyers hit her lap on Thanksgiving morning. I offered to load her into the wheelchair and take her on out among the crazed masses. She hesitated, thinking about her broken […]

Davis: Window shopping light on wallet

Well, now we have experienced something we have never experienced before; by the time you read this article, my family and I will have had the opportunity to spend Black Friday in Dallas. While I’m fully aware that it’s in the major cities that shoppers get trampled and injured on Black Friday, that is not […]

Club Notes — Nov. 30

Curry County & Area Republican Women   CCRW met Veterans Day at Dakota’s Steakhouse. Twenty seven persons attended. Robin Montano, first vice-president, introduced Chet Spear, who retired after 20 years’ military service. Spear joined the Air Force at 18, traveling to Korea, Japan, Pennsylvania, New York and New Mexico. He also served in Vietnam at […]

God helps with impossible everywhere

On Nov. 12 the world watched a space robot land on a comet located 317 million miles from earth. What did this landing have to do with Thanksgiving? Everything. I am so thankful to be living in these days for in my youth I saw the first rocket fired from Cape Canaveral and now I […]

Club notes

Our people-Mike Morris

Insurance agent Mike Morris of Clovis was raised on a ranch by Conchas Lake, known as the Conchas Dam community. He attended a one-room school from kindergarten through sixth grade. He attended junior high and high school in Tucumcari. After high school he attended West Texas A&M but didn’t finish, saying he’s still taking a […]


Inge Blake Inge and Sue Inge of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 1:30 p.m. -4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Roosevelt County Electric Co-op building, 121 N. Main St., Portales. The come-and-go reception will be hosted by family and friends. The couple was married Dec. 6, 1964, in Elida. The celebration is open to […]

Club notes 11-22

NormaJeanCorral, Zoe Rodriguez, Jouie Barnes, Madison Dietz, and Kenneth Mullikin, chapter officers from the Melrose Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America along with advisor, Cheryl Hinrichs attended a one-day conference conducted by Tri-Leadership Resources on Oct. 27. Ryan Underwood, Tri-Leadership chief executive officer, provided the keynote address that inspired the students to […]

Disappearing concept of being greatful troubling

By Clyde Davis “Here’s some heartening news for those of you who can’t think of a worse way to spend Thanksgiving Day than bargain hunting at your local mall: you’re not alone. “For every store succumbing to pressure to remain open, there’s an individual, group or business working to halt the ‘holiday creep’ threatening to […]

School menus

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Oriental chicken, steamed rice, garden salad, mini carrots with ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Chicken sandwich, baked French fries, veggie cup with ranch dressing, fruit Jello. Wednesday: No school – Thanksgiving Holiday. Thursday: No school – Thanksgiving. Friday: No school […]

Senior Calendar

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry Pals, 10 a.m.; Exercise Equipment, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8-Ball Pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m. Tuesday: Pink ladies lunch; Quilting, 8 a.m.; Exercise Equipment, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.;  8-Ball Pool, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; […]