Our People: Fighting butterflies

Courtesy photo: Roy Saucedo
Roy “Hot Sauce” Sauced and his fiancé, Hillary Rando, celebrate after Saucedo’s IFC title fight in April.

Roy “Hot Sauce” Saucedo was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. He is the father of three children, and he is engaged to Hillary, Rando who also has a son. Saucedo, 27, is best known for his Mixed Martial Arts fighting in which he holds an 8-0 record. He fights in the 145 pound featherweight […]

School Menus — Aug. 25

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast – breakfast Pizza. Lunch – Beefy Mac, garden salad, mini carrots & ranch, seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – cinnamon roll. Lunch – chicken sandwich, baked french fries, veggie cup & ranch, fruity jello. Wednesday: Breakfast – mini pancakes. Lunch – Chicken taco/ salsa, seasoned pinto beans, corn on the cob, […]

On the Shelves — Aug. 25

The following books are available: Clovis-Carver Public Library Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. Gone West by Carola Dunn combines an […]

Senior Happenings — Aug. 25

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo (Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Monthly member meeting 11 a.m. (Clovis); 1 p.m. Bingo (Clovis); Sewing class 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Portales) Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Dance […]

Birth — Weinheimer

Carson Allen Weinheimer was born July 1, 2013 to Paul Weinheimer and Lizette Weinheimer of Amarillo. He weighed eight pounds, four ounces. His grandparents are John Meador and Elizabeth Meador of Clovis and Pat Weinheimer and Maggie Weinheimer of Amarillo. His great-grandparents are Onie Meador and the later Raymond Meador and Leon Walker and Alma […]

Engagements — Stroup-Carrera

Ramon Gamaliel Carrera and Rosalinda Carrera announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Celina Carrera of Clovis to Tyler Stroup, of Dora, son of Brady Lee Stroup and Angel Allison Stroup of Dora. The couple will exchange vows September 14, 2013 at Faith Christian Family Church. The reception will be at The Yam […]

Anniversary — Whitted

Loran Whitted and Billie Jean Whitted celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 9, 2013, at their home in Clovis. The celebration was with two of their daughters and their two great-grandaughters. The couple was married Aug. 28, 1953 in Clovis at the Church of Christ. They have three daughters, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He […]

Childhood a time of innocence

What are the memories that you associate with school? I guess, in particular, what are the memories you associate with elementary school? The high school where I teach has recently relocated across town, in order to be nearer to our elementary campus. This presents a chance to be near a world which I have only […]

That was a close one

Flashing lights in your rear view mirror — never a good sight. Twice in a week’s time and you start to question your driving ability just a little. It all started on a trip to Las Cruces recently. I wasn’t rushed, didn’t need to push myself on the drive to make a schedule, just a […]

Honors — Whitaker

Kym L. Whitaker of Clovis earned a master of science degree in nursing at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., where she completed her requirements by May 2012.

Club Notes: Altrusa International — Aug. 18

Altrusa International of Clovis held monthly meeting Aug. 12 at Muffley’s Back Door. Members present were Kathy Travis, Sylvia Bean, Judith Glikas, Sherry Turner, Judy Cox, Glenda Hileman, Patricia Bazar, Laurie Westerman, Carolyn Muffley, Mary Weigl, Victoria Montiel and Gaye Cooke. President Sylvia Bean called the meeting to order with the opening prayer. Hostesses Gaye […]

Anniversary — Roman

Jimmy Roman and Helen Roman are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 14, 1953, in San Antonio, Texas. They have four daughters, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. All friends are invited to honor them at a come and go reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 7 North Village […]

Anniversary — Harvey

Ron Harvey and Margaret Harvey of Clovis celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They celebrated with their children and grandchildren. The couple was married August 2, 1953 in Electra, Texas. They have two children, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is retired civil service and she is a homemaker.

Our People: Showing success

Lillian Bowe: CMI staff photo 
Kevyn Thompson poses with her lamb, Chris Paul, at the Curry County Fair. Thompson has 11 other lambs that she will show at other fairs in the following months.

Excited, nervous and exhausted from a full day of showing lambs, Kevyn Thompson was eager to know if her lamb placed in the lamb show Wednesday at the Curry County Fair. The judge had already picked the grand champion. Now he slowly walk around the lambs, stopped in front of Thompson, and shook her hand. […]

School Menus — Aug. 18

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — egg & cheese biscuit. Lunch — chicken spaghetti, garden salad, mini carrots & ranch, orange smiles. Tuesday: Breakfast — banana bread. Lunch — goldfish turkey & cheese sandwich, sweet potato fries, veggie dippers & ranch, chilled mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — sausage biscuit. Lunch — mac & cheese, green […]

Custom jewelry subject of show

Information on using tulip fashion paints and dyes, making custom photo jewelry and making a window valance will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Designer Laura Bray is going to show how to create your own fabric designs using an assortment of tulip fashion paints and dyes. […]

On the Shelves — Aug. 18

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library:   Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss takes us inside the labs where the processed food industry increases the salt-, sugar- and fat-laden foods linked to America’s emerging epidemic of obesity, diabetes and health care costs.   Always Watching by […]

Senior Happenings — Aug. 18

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo (Portales) Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monthly member meeting 11 a.m. (Clovis); 1 p.m. Bingo (Clovis); Sewing class 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Portales) Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dance 1 p.m.-5 p.m., $5 / person […]

Zoo faces myriad improvements

“Something tells me it’s all happening at the zoo … I do believe it, I do believe it’s true …” So sang Simon and Garfunkel, and this could be the theme song for our own zoo, located at Clovis’ Hillcrest Park. It is the second largest zoo in New Mexico, and has been for years. […]

4-H makes fairs tick

It’s county fair time in eastern New Mexico and time to take our hats off to the hard-working 4-Her. When you get right down to it, our county fairs in this part of the country wouldn’t exist as we know them without the 4-H members who spend the better part of a year on projects, […]