Creative Living: Nutrition, furniture tips shared on shows

Information on how to optimize nutrition and ways to make and embellish doll furniture will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Louix Dor Dempriey is a spiritual master, and he’s going to talk about optimizing nutrition. He stresses that moderation and temperance are much more successful than obsessive, […]

Davis: No point getting mad about rain

As these words are being written, I am sipping on a cup of Chicory coffee. Café DuMond, New Orleans, was the source of the can itself, from which I made this cup. This reminds me of the theme of this column, due to the fact that people in New Orleans, and elsewhere on the Gulf […]

Nieka Style: Cool hat always great summer choice

Many of us have come and gone or are planning plenty on trips this summer. Everything from family reunions to summer vacations. Packing for them may not be the most fun but if you pack light and simple clothing with a few accent items it can be a breeze. For me, packing accessories and a […]

Clovis Schools Honor Rolls — July 6

Note: Some names may not be included due to parental privacy concerns. Clovis Christian Third grade A Honor roll Hunter B Ashley Kimber B Barnett Zachary D Bingham Joaquin Busso Sofia J De Groot Marisa Lopez Asher B Lunsford Madison C Parkin Dillon B Raney Caroline V Steed Carter T Teune D’Yani R Torres A/B […]

On the Shelves — July 6

The following books are available for checkout Clovis-Carver Public Library Glamorous by George: The Key to Creating Movie-Star Style by George Kotsiopoulos offers tailor-made advice that helps you create a sense of personal style; shows you how to find the best clothes, accessories, and fashion to suit your personality; and tells you how to pull […]

Terry: Country store tough to let go

Back before we had the convenience store this area had at least one little country store in every community or wide spot in the road. This past week I stepped inside a building that was once home to one of those stores — Turnbough’s Store, just east of Portales. Today it’s being operated as a […]

Senior Calendar — July 6

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis & Portales) Tuesday: Monthly meeting; Birthday cake , 11 a.m.; 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, […]

Portales Schools Honor Rolls — July 6

Note: Some names may not be included due to parental privacy concerns. Third grade A Honor roll Matthew Enrique Aranda Mia Carol Aranda Emma Rose Baca Enrique Andrew Baeza Hayden Wagnon Barlow Jenna Kate Brown Jazper Kenneth Burrow Alexis Arleen Castillo Nayeli Franchesca Castorena Berdena Marie Degroot Haley Lorrayne Disney Xandria Dawn Dobbins Kymberlyn Shae […]

Our People: Finding True joy

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Dan True is an Amarillo celebrity, World War II veteran, scientist, author of four books, and a father and grandfather. But most Clovis residents probably know him as the short guy in a khaki shirt riding his bicycle around lunchtime. True, born Dec. 8, 1924, in Nashville, Tennessee, has copies of “Flying Free: The Story […]

Nieka Style: Keep patriotism fashionable

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I can’t believe we’re already entering a new month this week and the Fourth of July is Friday. This holiday’s festivities are among my favorites of all celebrations. Fireworks, darling! No matter if you’re lighting up a firecracker show, watching a grandiose display or both, it is one great day for family, friends and parties. […]

Terry: I’ll never understand your football

I’ll never forget the day our high school PE student teacher told us we were going to spend the next week playing football. We questioned if it would be touch or flag. He replied, “No, no , you don’t understand, we’re going to play futbol — you know, soccer.” The coach in question was a […]

Davis: Remember history’s sacrifices

The 3-inch-tall lead colonial soldier painted to represent our great, great many times grandfather on my dad’s side, a man who fought in the American Revolution, is on display for “his” favorite holiday. Independence Day approaches this coming Friday. Since you will be reading this column on Sunday, you’ll still have plenty of time to […]

Creative Living — Boil in a bag tips on new show

Information on interior design, making a tee-shirt scarf, and how to do insertion lace machine embroidery will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Interior designer Kimball Starr is going to explain the tools you can use to change how you perceive the shape of a room’s interior as […]

Graduations — June 29

Anaya Jerome Anaya of Clovis is one of 1,193 graduates to receive degrees May 17 at the 146th Worcester Polytechnic Institute commencement ceremony in Worcester, Massachusetts. Anaya was awarded a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.

Engagements — June 29

Medlock-Massey The parents and family of Kelsey Massey and Cody Medlock are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Kelsey is the daughter of Kevin Massey of Roswell and Kandie Banks of Portales. Cody is the son of Jay Medlock of Springfield, Missouri, and Regina Henson of Portales. The wedding is 5 p.m. July […]

Club Notes — June 29

Encanto Garden Club Encanto Garden Club’s June 11 meeting was held at Muffley’s Back Door in Clovis and was called to order by President Jacque Wuest. Refreshments and the program were presented by Donna Whitfield. She demonstrated how natural oils can enhance our liver. Native plants in pure oil concentrate can be beneficial by their […]

On the Shelves — June 29

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library John Wayne: The Genuine Article by Michael Goodman provides a treasure trove of memorabilia, stories, interviews, and letters to give readers a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most iconic movie stars of all time, tracing the rise of an ordinary man […]

Senior Calendar — June 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Clovis & 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); […]

Honor Rolls — June 29

Some students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Mesa Elementary Third grade A Honor roll Ashley Nguyen Abigail Thompson Tyla Ton Wyatt Tolle Hana Sherman Safeer Raza Draven Ramirez Brooklyn Parkinson Karlie Mitchell Laikyn Lethgo Amelia Koonce Zayda Hernandez Kenzie Bowman Emmy-Kate Arnett Kendal Byrd Azlyn Crain Sarah Garcia Camden Green Alexandria […]

Our People: A place to call home

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Julie Miller, far right, celebrates her daughter Michelle’s wedding day. Also pictured from left are Mike Miller, Cinco Boone and Michelle Boone.

If you walk into the L.C. Cozzens administrative offices at Portales Municipal Schools, it’s likely Julie Miller will greet you with kind words and a smile. The 61-year-old native of Clovis never imagined being on the other side of the classic hometown rivalry between Clovis and Portales, but after working for Portales Municipal Schools for […]