Senior happenings – June 24

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and blood sugar checks; 9 a.m.-4 […]

Wall decorations featured on show

Information on finishes for unlined jackets and ways to make a framed butterfly wall decoration will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Rae Cumbie is a custom dressmaker, artist and designer, and she will talk about the benefits of unlined jackets and […]

Club notes – June 24

Concerned Citizens Of Curry County Concerned Citizens Of Curry County are scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 501 N. Main in Clovis, in the former Bill's Jumbo Burger building. All residents of Curry and Roosevelt counties are invited.

Clovis drivers could be more bike-friendly

Several weeks ago, we made a long anticipated trip to Lubbock, Texas, for the first Friday evening monthly arts tour. Trolleys and buses are provided to take guests from venue to venue. As it becomes rather crowded on the public transit near the 9 p.m. closing time, I noticed that every male over the age […]

Reading strengthens imagination

In my young imagination I used to hunt tigers in the sandhills of eastern New Mexico. I'm pretty sure I never got out of my mother's sight but I still came back from my adventures telling all that had happened as my dog Knucklehead and I pursued the beast. I can only think of one […]

Our people: Company man

Lawrence Riggins moved to Clovis in 1947 at the age of 20 from Haskell County, Texas where he was raised on a farm. After spending about a year and a half in the U.S. Army, Riggins started working in the carpet and furniture business and soon began selling Kirby vacuum cleaners. He has been selling […]

Honors – June 17

Moore Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Amanda Moore as auxilian of the month of July. Moore joined the auxiliary in December 1999. She volunteers in the gift shop and at the information desk. Farley Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Darla Farley as auxilian of the month of June. Farley joined the auxiliary in […]

Engagements – June 17

Reynolds -Gordon The children of Patricia Pounds Reynolds and Joe Gordon are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their parents at 11:45 a.m. June 30, 2012, at Ned Houk Park in Clovis. Reception to follow at the VFW Post 9515 in Portales at 1 p.m. The ceremony and reception are open to family and […]

Club notes – June 17

Altrusa of Portales The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met on June 11 at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. Sandy Van Der Veen, MainStreet Coordinator, thanked the club for purchasing a tile for the Yam Theater and showed the one that will be installed in the lobby. Sharon […]

On the shelves – June 17

A brief look at other top stories: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Weekends with O'Keeffe" by C.S. Merrill and "Santa Fe Reflections" by Steve Larese were given by Oscar and Carolyn Toliver in memory of Wiley Snyder. At the age of eighty-five, Georgia O'Keeffe hired C.S. Merrill, then twenty-six, to organize her extensive library; a job that […]

Creative Living: Cookie sandwiches featured on show

Information on making cookie monster sandwiches, cooking with turkey year round and an exercise program for the elderly will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate how to make cookie monster sandwiches, which are simply cookies sandwiched […]

Senior happenings – June 17

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 […]

Time spent with children memorable

The memories formed with one's father, often shape the memories which one provides as a father (or grandfather, as the case may be). I have done things, and continue to do things, as a grandad, because they were done for me. For example, participating in activities that are not exactly my cup of tea. Such […]

Hunting, fishing key to dad’s trips

Many people whose father has passed on can tell wonderful stories of all the places their dad took the family on vacation. I would say our family only took one traditional vacation while I was growing up. That's not to say my father never took us anywhere. It's just that wherever that Terry-style vacation took […]

Our people: Sporting mother

Jennefier Dallas-Dudley grew up in the Clovis and Portales area but attended junior high and high school in Wichita Falls, Texas. She has also lived in Canyon, Texas. Dallas-Dudley has worked in property management off and on for 18 years. Two years ago she returned to Clovis after living in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex for […]

Religion column: Dad didn’t sweat small stuff

Fathers, it's your day. May you be happy and prosperous! You work and bring home the bacon and we appreciate you. I know a man who had many wonderful Father's Days. He had three sons and they all had many excursions. One day he bought a suction toy for his baby and played with it […]

On the shelves – June 10

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Seven books about Africa: "The Beauty of Kenya" by Mohamed Amin, "Crocodile on the Sandbank" by Elizabeth Peters, "Golden Dunes and Desert Mountains" by Anna Merz, "Rhino At the Brink of Extinction" by Anna Merz, "Tears of the Giraffe" by Alexander McCall Smith, "The Towers of […]

Honors – June 10

ENMU deans list Ninety students from the Clovis area have been named to the dean's list at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales for the 2012 spring semester. The students are: Brian Jason Bartolome Chavez, Dorinda L. Lovelace, Robert M Ward, Cordell W. Allen, Rebekah L Elswick, Sarah Hatt, Danielle Adams, Nicole D. Anaya, Mandi […]

Pattern placement featured on show

Information on perfect pattern placement, making an upholstered headboard and gathering multiple rows of stitching with a new pressure foot will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Eric Drexler is with Sulky of America, and he will demonstrate how to use Sulky […]

Anniversaries – June 10

Williams Williams Douglas and Mary Lou Williams will celebrate their 65th anniversary June 14, 2012. They were married in 1947 in Dexter and moved to Clovis in 1950, where Douglas began work as a train dispatcher for the Santa Fe Railroad. He worked until his retirement in 1983. They have two children, Roy Williams of […]