Borden: Fabric markers a focus on upcoming show

Information on animals and helping with PTSD, using new fabric markers, and nutritional supplements will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Matthew Festa is with Guardians of Rescue, and he’s going to explain how animals who have been trained through a program called Animals […]

Davis: Dedicated teachers touch the future

The week just past was Teachers’ Appreciation Week. In a time when educators are feeling themselves besieged — sometimes by parents but more often by bureaucracies — it seems worthwhile to explore what the purpose of education is, and how it impacts who we are. Specifically, what are the lessons learned by this columnist, and […]

PHS 80s reunion

The second annual PHS 1980s reunion to be held in conjunction with Heritage Days the weekend of June 20. Anyone who attended, not just graduated from, PHS in the 80s is invited. Activities begin Friday night with an informal get together. Attendees then participate in various Heritage Days activities on Saturday, including the parade, fun […]

Hartsfield: Some things, even favorites, should be retired

Normally I don’t feel compelled to talk about my colleagues and their style choices nor am I ever inclined to give any one of them fashion tips. Because my philosophy has always been: To each his own in all areas of personal choice. I appreciate good fashion when I see it but I don’t generally […]

Senior calendar — May 10

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. Jewelry Pals; 1 p.m. line dance, pinochle; 5 p.m. Memorial service, business meeting; 5:30 p.m. potluck; 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 1 p.m. pinochle; 2 p.m. Nonagenarian Tea Wednesday: 10 a.m. Sew Days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: 8 a.m. blood pressure; 8 […]

School menus — May 10

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Old fashioned frito pie, garden salad, mini carrots with ranch and applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bean & cheese burrito. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Turkey […]

On the shelves — May 10

The following books are available for check-out at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Color of Courage: A Boy at War by Julian Kulski draws on the author’s diaries during World War II to describe his boyhood in Poland under five years of Nazi occupation, as he joined the resistance movement at age 10 with small acts […]

Club notes — May 10

Educational Retirees CCAER met Tuesday at K-Bob’s, as Tish McDaniel gave an interesting presentation on the importance of playa lakes for area wildlife as well as its role in recharging of the Ogallala Aquifer. States using the aquifer are taking two feet of water each year, but playa lakes are only able to replenish .02 […]

Shelburne: Need new way to say I’m thankful for mother

I might as well confess: I like writing Mother’s Day columns and crafting Mother’s Day sermons almost as much as I like eating asparagus, broccoli, or cauliflower. I know those veggies are supposed to be good for you; I just have a hard time imagining the poor starving soul who first took a look at […]

Former Wildcat’s Clovis life electrifying

Staff photo: D'Nieka Hartsfield
Paul Cordova in his office in Building Safety Deparment at City Hall.

Paul Cordova was born and raised in Clovis. He was a Clovis Wildcat and played for the Wildcat football team of 1989. Even though the Wildcats lost the big game that year, Cordova says it was a time that taught him a lot about life. He also played the saxophone in the Clovis High School […]

Terry: Wonder how far we’ve really come with race issues

This past week I read Agapito “Pete” Trujillo’s new book “Hispanics of Roosevelt County New Mexico: A History” and came away feeling we had made great strides in race relations even though it took decades here in eastern New Mexico. Then in the same week I turn on the television to the coverage of riots […]

Borden: Psychology of color on upcoming show

Information on using essential oils in cooking, texturizing fabric, and discussing how colors affect us psychologically will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Kris Wrede is an aromatic alchemist and natural perfumer, and her business is Kismet Potions. In the aromatic kitchen, Wrede will […]

Davis: May Day cause for merry making for many in history

“Tra La, it’s May, the lusty month of May, that lovely month when everyone goes blissfully astray…” So sings Queen Guinevere in the musical “Camelot” and given the time and the place of King Arthur’s court, (if it existed) Guinevere, (if she existed) may indeed have been preparing for a Mayday celebration and merry making. […]

Hartsfield: Style options many for mom

Mother’s day is next Sunday and every mom appreciates a well thought out gift from the heart. If you’ll be shopping for your style savvy mother, wife or friend, here are a few gift ideas: • Wide brimmed floppy summer hat: This is the perfect time to think hats. With one of these mom will […]

School menus — May 3

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bean and cheese burrito. Lunch — Chicken strips w/BBQ sauce, green beans, tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Soft taco w/salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce/tomato, assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Hamburger on […]

Club notes — May 3

Curry County Republican Women CCRW met April 14 at Dakota Steakhouse. Fifteen were in attendance. Rube Render, Curry County Republican Central Committee chairman, reminded members of the central committee new officers will be elected. He also reminded members of the Silver Elephant fundraiser/dinner in Santa Fe on May 30. Carly Fiorina will be the guest […]

Senior calendar — May 3

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. Jewelry Pals; 1 p.m. line dance, pinochle; 2 p.m. beginning line dance; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 1 p.m. pinochle Wednesday: 10 a.m. Sew Days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: 7:30 a.m. apron parade, pie auction; 8 a.m. blood pressure; 8 a.m. eggs, […]

Ranks of Salvation Army soldiers growing

By Aubry Buzek Staff Writer abuzek@cnjonline.com Just as churches have elders, the Salvation Army has soldiers, according to Clovis Salvation Army commander Lt. Kelly Berggren. And the local army of soldiers is growing. This past weekend, the Clovis Salvation Army added three new soldiers to the organization, bringing the total number to seven. George Hostler, […]

Dobson: Never believe your own press

I came across a quote recently: “Gossip can be entertaining; occasionally, I’ve heard the most fascinating things about myself I never knew” — Vanna Bonta. It reminded me of something that one of my all-time favorite professors, Bill Sheridan, told me: “Never believe your own press, good or bad. You’re never as great as you […]

Southern Baptist Convention hopes to grow in New Mexico

By Jackie Johnson STAFF WRITER jjohnson@pntonline.com A funding program created by the Southern Baptist Convention helps new churches get on their feet. “Our role is to find local churches that are wanting to create a partnership and we bring the financial piece to it,” said Joseph Bunce, executive director of the Baptist Convention of New […]