Mini scrapbooks featured on show

Information on using liquid dye, making mini scrapbooks and using basic candy melts will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Jann Johnson is a designer and crafter, and she will show how to use liquid dye for three different dyeing techniques. She […]

Senior happenings – Nov. 11

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Los Abuelitos Senior Center, Portales Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos, Portales Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. board meeting; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and sugar checks; 1 p.m. […]

Birth – Nov. 11

Strange Trenton Dean Strange Trenton Dean Strange was born Oct. 30, 2012, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Jerrod and Susan Strange of Portales. He weighed 9 pounds, 8.9 ounces. He has two sisters: Madison Strange, 3 and June Strange, 24. His grandparerents are Mack and Marjorie Legleiter of Portales and Betty Strange […]

Honor – Nov. 11

Harvey Allene Harvey Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Allene Harvey as auxilian of the quarter. Harvey joined the auxiliary in October 1997. She volunteers at the information desk.

Birthday – Nov. 11

Scott Beatrice Gwaltney-Scott Beatrice Gwaltney-Scott of Logan will celebrate her 90th birthday Saturday at the American Legion Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St. in Logan. The celebration will be hosted by her family. Beatrice was born Nov. 24, 1992, in Broken Bow, Okla. She has 2 children, 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The celebration is […]

Club notes – Nov. 11

Pintores Art League Pintores Art League of Clovis hosted its Fall Art Auction on Nov. 3. Nearly 30 original works in oils, acrylics, photography, wood carvings, glass, etc. were offered by 15 local talents. Nearly every piece sold. Eastern New Mexico University professor Patricia Dobson served as PAL's guest auctioneer. This year, two art students […]

School menus – Nov. 11

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, salsa, lettuce and tomato, orange […]

Veterans offered their lives for us

There are moments when one wonders exactly what goes through the mind of another person, or more accurately group of persons, to cause them to act in the way that they do. Such a moment is almost bound to occur, when we as a nation have a presidential election, which of course happens once in […]

Birthdays – Nov. 6

Irene Watkins Irene Watkins, our precious mother, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday. With all our love, you are the best mom in the whole world. Thank you for always letting Jesus shine through you. Steve, Marilyn, Cynthia and families. — Submitted by Cynthia Millender

Artiest of the month – Nov. 4

Ruben Armenta Pintores Art League's featured artist of the month for November is Ruben Armenta. Art has taken this artist from the U.S. to as far away as Czechoslovakia as well as from a "Yellow Page" designer to art director for national advertising and promotion for the Air Force. His commissioned military and aviation paintings […]

School menues – Nov. 4

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Strawberry banana French toast. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad w/ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Homemade meat and bean burrito, salsa, celery […]

On the shelves – Nov. 4

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Mud, Sweat, and Tears" by Bear Gryllis tells the story of a former UK Special Forces paratrooper turned star of the prime-time TV adventure series "Man Vs. Wild," who has braved the world's harshest environments, faced challenges that pushed him to the very limits of physical […]

Club notes – Nov. 4

The Fairfield Extension The Fairfield Club met Oct. 26 at Chyenne Meadows in Clovis with 13 members present and one guest, Wanda Guenther. The meeting was called to order by vice president Jeanean Serna. The treasurer's report given by Mary Winkles. Marlene Essex presented her nylon pumpkins. Jean Harden and Amy Armenta showed Christmas ornaments. […]

Creative Living: Falling into holidays

Information on making a magazine purse and preparing food gifts will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Ann Butler is a designer, author and instructor for Creative Industries, and she's going to show how to use magazine pages to create a fabric […]

Senior happenings – Nov. 4

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendeship Senior Center, Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Loteria (Spanish bingo) and […]

Book review – Nov. 4

'Justice Betrayed' Former Clovis resident and child support hearing officer Jeffrey David Reynolds has written a novel, "Justice Betrayed," that takes place on the high desert plains of Clovis and surrounding New Mexico communities. One judge, a seasoned veteran, is elevated to the state Supreme Court in Santa Fe because of his handling of the […]

My sympathies to flower thief

"As the trick-or-treating winds down, another holiday will begin. People around the country will light candles, craft images of death and visit the cemetery to take offerings to their loved ones on Nov. 1 — the Day of the Dead" (Huffington Post) "In the United States and in Mexico's larger cities, families build altars in […]

Residents start faith-based youth sports association

A new faith-based sports association recently founded in Roosevelt County has nothing to do with the recent local uproar concerning prayer, according to founding members. More than 100 Portales residents piled into city hall last month during a city council meeting to express their opinions on the issue of Portales city league sports coaches being […]

ENMU students call play most challenging

There's scandal at Eastern New Mexico University in the form of devious girls and pompous gentleman. Thursday night was opening night for the ENMU production of the George Bernard Shaw play, "Man and Superman." "It falls somewhere between a comedy of manners and a social satyr," said ENMU music major Brian Lee, who plays Roebuck […]

Persevere and hold on to God’s promises

A cross without a crown, a victory without a battle and a testimony without a test and we have nothing to overcome. The struggle in the cocoon finally emerges. In God's timing it bursts into the light with beauty and soars on wings of victory. I see similarity in life's difficulties. Of course the big […]