Terry: Veteran Manning may have some games left

My wife got me a Christmas present this year that I would have never dreamed of having back in September. She surprised me and I loved it for a little over a week before I tossed it on the floor last Sunday. That gift was a genuine NFL licensed Brock Osweiler No. 17 Denver Bronco […]

Hartsfield: Fashion hits the gym

What is your gym attire? I don’t claim to be a gym rat. In fact, I loathe going to the gym. Working out is one thing most don’t look forward to doing but choosing to do it in front of others is another. Most people I know who do go to the gym try to […]

Borden: Food, fitness topics on show

Information on the role metabolism plays in fitness and making sock monkeys will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Author and fitness guru Kate McKay is going to talk about the role metabolism plays in fitness. She’ll also share suggestions […]

Club notes — Jan. 10

Curry County Ed Retirees The Curry County Association of Educational Retirees met Jan. 5 at K-Bob’s. Representative Randy Crowder, Senator Pat Woods and Senator Stuart Ingle discussed the upcoming legislative session. They expect a bill to be passed for a two-tier drivers’ license system that will satisfy federal mandates. They expressed concerns about mismanagement of […]

School menus — Jan. 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast- Breakfast pizza. Lunch- Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad with ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast- Cinnamon roll. Lunch- Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast- Sausage pancake on a stick. Lunch- Homemade cheese and bean burrito, salsa, celery sticks with ranch […]

Senior calendar — Jan. 10

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exercise equip; 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. business meeting; 5:30 p.m. potluck; 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. jam session Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 […]

On the shelves — Jan. 10

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library In conjunction with the City of Clovis floodplain management program, the library maintains a collection of materials on National Flood Insurance programs including maps of local floodplains, manuals for designing or retrofitting structures, handbooks on residential repair, guidelines for erosion control, and similar topics. […]

Walking in the family ag tradition

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Caitlyn Tye from her days as a Miss Illinois Contestant.

Caitlin Tye grew up on her family’s Centennial Farm in Northern Illinois. Her grandfather raised crops and beef cattle. Her father raised beef cattle. She said her grandparents live within walking distance from her parent’s house and so she was very lucky to have grown up having a close and loving relationship with her grandparents. […]

Terry: Snow storm lesson in meaning of blizzard

I think we all got a better appreciation for the term blizzard last week. I’ve heard the word used all my life but I think it was rare that it was ever used correctly. I only remember a time or two when the weather was likely a true blizzard, with sustained 35 mph or greater […]

Borden: Explore pecans in breakfast recipes

Information on making zentangles and choosing jeans will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) What is a Zentangle? Deborah Pace is an artist and designer, and she’s going to explain what a Zentangle is and how it got started. She’ll […]

Hartsfield: Tips for keeping those resolutions

It’s a new year and cheers to everyone who’s following through with their resolutions. Normally, resolutions tend to be out the window within a weeks’ time for some. That’s probably why making them has turned into a mockery and a lot of people like to poke fun at them. I didn’t set any for myself […]

Opinion: Start the new year doing

By Patti Dobson Good-bye, 2015. Hello, 2016. How did this happen? It seems like just yesterday I was welcoming 2015. Now, it’s in my rearview mirror, leaving memories and lessons in its wake, and me shaking my head. When I was a kid, time crawled. C-r-a-w-l-e-d. It seemed a lifetime would pass waiting for the […]

Relay manager takes fight to gulf

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Dorothy Nelson will manage six Relay For Life events on the Gulf Coast beginning January 2016. She is the Community Manager for Relay in southeastern New Mexico.

Dorothy Nelson spent most of her younger years in North Dakota and Idaho. She was the youngest of four and originally from Ada, Minnesota.Nelson’s mother and father were married for 60 years before her father died from lung cancer in 2003. In 1984, Nelson was diagnosed with breast cancer, which was her catalyst to get […]

Opinion: Sharing end-of-season history of Christmas

By Karl Terry By now you may be starting to get a little sick of Christmas carols, Christmas foods, Christmas traditions and all the terms that come along with them. When you get right down to it, not many of us even know where all those yuletide terms originated. That’s why I’ve dredged up a […]

Opinion: Parties pop with glitter, sequins

D’Nieka Hartsfield NiekaStyle It’s nearly time to say goodbye to 2015 and bring in 2016 with sparkle. Your outfit, mood and surroundings should pop when you’re bringing in the new year. You want to get dazzled up for the fun-filled celebrations you have lined up and because you made it through another year. The countdown […]

Family recipes featured on Tuesday show

Information on using a seam pressing template for quilting and family traditions and recipes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Erica Plank has come up with a great tool for quilters — a 9-inch seam pressing template that guarantees perfect corners every time. […]

Senior happenings — Dec. 27

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exercise equip; 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. pinochle; 4:30 p.m. business meeting; 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and biscuits […]

Opinion: A little child shall lead them

Curtis Shelburne The Lord Jesus and Charles Dickens were both right: The way to be saved is to become a child. That’s not easy. We spend most of our lives trying to be all grown up. Sadly, we generally succeed. All too often, our imaginations start to shrivel about the time we learn to count. […]

Opinion: I wish you all a Merry Christmas

Pat Cantwell When my son Daniel was young, he began wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, emphasizing the name of Christ. He told me, “It’s Jesus’ birthday.” What is the greatest gift that you have ever received? My greatest gift is Ephesians chapter one. In it I discovered the phrase “before the foundation of the world…” […]

Chief an advocate for community children

Douglas Bowman was born and raised in Clovis. He has worked in law enforcement for almost 20 years. He enjoys fishing, hunting and playing sports. When they get the chance, Bowman enjoys taking trips with his family. He has a soft spot for the youth in his community and loves when the community comes together […]