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 […]

Engagements - June 10

Denton-Coffey Denton-Coffey Gary and Donita Denton of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tabatha Denton of Hobbs, to Boyd Coffey of Hobbs, son of Edd Coffey of Ramah and Billie Coffey of Rio Rancho. The couple will exchange vows June 23, 2012. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clovis High […]

Senior happenings - June 10

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Los Abuelitos Portales 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; 11 a.m. general meeting; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. […]

Lack of dignity displayed on Internet

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water — lack of public dignity and modesty hits a new low, and public interest in the bizarre reaches a new high. Well, perhaps you really never had thought it was safe to go back in the water. Now you know for sure. […]

Our people: Changing direction

Portales resident Sharon Rowley was hit by a drunken driver in Santa Fe a little more than a week after graduating from high school and almost lost her life. The accident broke her back in two places and about 16 bones in her body. Rowley could no longer pursue an athletic scholarship to play volleyball […]