On the shelves: Sept. 9

The following books and materials are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Rosetta Stone: Spanish and Rosetta Stone: English are available at the library on dedicated computers with audio and video interactive lessons that make it possible to master a new language and learn to read, speak, listen, and write with the ease and skill of […]

We’re on sports overload

As we've plunged headlong into another football season, I can't help but wonder at my own tendency to find it hard to get interested in any sport, even those I enjoy watching, until we are approaching the time when the games seem to matter more. Even in July, when everyone from my native area knew […]

Dogs’ livin’ large cost me in court

Knowing I had a column due later in the day, my mind began to wander as my wife and I sat in the municipal court waiting room. One of my first thoughts was that the source of our problem, the family pooch parade should be there instead of me. After all, I wasn't even home […]

Our people: Sharen Martinez

Sharen Martinez worked at a local clothing store for two years then decided she wanted to progress her career in sales. Her next step would move her toward her goal of becoming a district manager for Journey's apparrel store. Two months ago Martinez started as a part-time sales rep at Journey's. She was named store […]

Artists of the month – Sept. 2

Bradburn Bradburn Anita Lucille (Fulton) Bradburn was president of Pintores Art League (2001-2003) and a charter member of Pintores Art League. She also served as past president, secretary and treasurer of Clovis-Portales Art Council and co-chairman with ENMU's Dale Hamlett of the council's International Art Shows. Bradburn has exhibited in numerous local and national shows. […]

Birthday - Sept. 2

Stockard Stockard Celia Stockard of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Melrose, celebrated her 80th birthday on Aug. 4 in Dallas with her children and grandchildren. She was born Aug. 18, 1932.

Engagements - Sept. 2

Beckwith-Sanford Beckwith-Sanford Larry and Cheri Strasser of Gobles, Mich., and Pam Strasser of Austin, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Patricia Joy Beckwith of Clovis, to James Patrick Sanford of Austin, son of Patricia and the late John Sanford of Austin. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 2, 2012, at The […]

On the shelves - Sept. 2

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self," by Joseph Galliano was given by Oscar and Carolyn Toliver in memory of Jamie Ingle. Often handwritten and shown alongside a photograph of the writer, letters written by 60 celebrities to their younger selves present intimate, moving, and […]

Honors – Sept. 2

Smart The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on Aug. 8 that Clovis High School student James W. Smart has been selected for membership. The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member […]

Club notes – Sept. 2

Rotary Club of Clovis The Rotary Club of Clovis sponsored a block party with the Christian Believers Education Association on Aug.18 at the Gatewood apartments in Clovis. Rotary provided backpacks for 75 students that were filled with school supplies provided by Rotary Club members. They were passed out to the older children and youths. Sack […]