Engagements — June 8

Bloch-Perales Jennifer Diomede and Darryl Perales of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Perales of Albuquerque, to Tyler Bloch of Albuquerque, son of Jane Bloch and Russell Bloch of Battlecreek, Michigan. The couple will exchange vows July 11, 2014, at Desert Greens in Albuquerque. The reception will follow. The bride-elect […]

Honors — June 8

Dewitt Tara Marie Dewitt, School of Engineering and Computer Science, of Clovis, was named to the dean’s list for Fall at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours. […]

Senior Calendar — June 8

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); Loteria (Portales). […]

On the Shelves — June 8

These publications are available at the: 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.  Librarians will […]

Club Notes — June 8

Curry County and Area Republican Women The May meeting of Curry County Republican Women was called to order by President Laquita Terry. Thirty-two members, associate members and guests were in attendance. Rube Render, Curry County Republican Party chairman, reminded the group to vote in the June 3 primary. Area candidates Andrea Reeb, Greg Southard, Sam […]

Honor Rolls — June 8

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Arts Academy at Bella Vista Third grade A Honor roll Jessica Ceron Malik Daniels Amasa Dixon Aviana Hall Sanora Luscombe Genevieve Martin Felicity Martinez Marisa Meier David Mendoza Ryen O’Neill-Henry Elena Padgett Angel Sisneros Jace Strickland Madison Williams Quinton Williams A/B […]

On the shelves — June 1

Clovis-Carver Public Library Sports Illustrated Baseball’s Greatest polls the experts to determine the top 10 in more than 20 categories of players, teams and games, along with stunning photography and classic stories from the archives of Sports Illustrated magazine. A King’s Ransom by Sharon Penman gets inside the hearts and minds of real-life characters in […]

Important military dates converge

By Clyde Davis Religion columnist Convergent dates bring the advent of Memorial Day, celebrated last weekend, together with the 70th anniversary of Operation Overlord, popularly tagged as D-Day, which occurs on June 6. Needless to say, that is always June 6, but anniversaries celebrating decades seem to have more impact. 2014 is also the 100th […]

From T-shirt to apron featured on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on cooking with Freekeh and making an apron from a tee-shirt will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Bonnie Matthews is the co-founder of Freekeh Foods, and she is going to demonstrate how Freekeh Paella is an excellent dish for any dinner […]

Senior happenings — June 1

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8-ball pool; Exercise equipment; Jewelry pals, 10 a.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m.; Beginning line dance, 2 p.m.; Social night, 5 p.m. Tuesday: The Walkie Talkies; Quilting,8 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-ball pool; Musical, 6 p.m. Wednesday: 8-ball pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; […]

Start of summer prime time for winter shopping

By D’Nieka Hartsfield Nieka Style The kids are on summer break and although we’ve all declared it summer, the solstice doesn’t actually begin until June 21. This past week, when I had to pull out a couple of short sets for the kids, is when it occurred to me that it’s time to get that […]

Drought affects more than Earth

By Karl Terry Local columnist This week’s column is supercharged. That’s right. I’m composing it on a computer that was struck by lightning. Sparks are flying from my fingertips as I write and jagged adjectives are flying across the screen like vivid thunderbolts. I don’t like thunder and lightning. My wife hates it and has […]

Long love affair

Joshua Lucero: Staff photo
Aircraft mechanic and inventor Robert Love explains the work that he is doing on a 1947 Stinson airplane at the Portales Municipal Airport. Love will be putting in the engine and the interior of plane.

After living 80 years, local aircraft mechanic and church deacon Robert Love hasn’t stopped doing what he loves. The former Air Force mechanic and inventor owns and operates an aircraft maintenance company called Love Aero Service, which he established in 1963 after moving to the area with his wife Lu. Love has made a lasting […]

Remember those who died for you

I am a blessed and fortunate American. More than 1.3 million Americans have died in war to preserve my life, liberty and happiness. Yet I have not had to experience the loss of a close loved one due to war. Not having served in the Armed Forces myself I struggle to understand the sense of […]

Davis: Honor past; learn from it, too

On the New Jersey coastline, nearer to the New York area than it is to the Cape May area, there’s an old light house and, beyond the lighthouse, there’s an old battery station which was, during WWII, coastal artillery. We found it one summer afternoon/evening when we had gotten off duty from Fort Monmmouth, which […]

Nieka Style: Skinny jeans tough fit for men

As much as I admire the look, my significant other would not be caught dead wearing a pair of skinny jeans. There were times when we were out shopping and I would jokingly take him a pair to try on and he would always give me this “yeah, right” look. At least, I thought it […]

Creative Living — May 25

Information on a 12 needle felting machine, tips for going into business and how to tint fabric using crayons will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she’s going to demonstrate the new 12 needle deluxe electric felting machine as […]

On the Shelves — May 25

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency by James Tobin reconstructs Roosevelt’s 10-year climb from paralysis to the White House, affirming that true character emerges only in crisis and that FDR became president less in spite of polio than because […]

Senior Happenings— May 25

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Closed for Memorial Day 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 activities,  9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Loteria […]

Club Notes — May 25

Encanto Garden Club Encanto Garden Club’s meeting in April consisted of members putting together more than 45 coffee mugs with an original silk flower arrangement in each, which were then given to Clovis Rehab Center and Retirement Ranch for patients at Easter. Prior to the March meeting members had voted a $25 donation to C.A.R.E.S. […]