Club notes: Sept. 16

Clovis Rotary Club The Clovis Rotary Club invites the community and surrounding areas to join them in celebrating New Generations month throughout the month of September. New Generations is Rotary International's newest avenue of service and was initially launched in 2010. New Generations recognizes "the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership […]

On the shelves: Sept. 16

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "The Civil War: An Illustrated History" by the editors of Time Magazine tells the story of the defining period in U.S. history in a volume that captures the battles, statesmen, great generals, daily life of the average foot soldiers, and other fascinating aspects of the war […]

Don’t forget to enjoy your life

It may seem unimportant, in an election year with political rallies going on for several weeks, but last weekend, this writer was able to cross another line on his bucket list. A bucket list, for those who did not see the movie, is a list of things you would like to do before you turn […]

Many lessons learned from column business

Some days I make this columnist business look easy. Other days I wonder what I was thinking when I decided writing my thoughts down for a public consumption on a weekly basis would be a good thing to do. I think I started doing a column back about 1988 or 1989. I've had a few […]

Senior calendar: Sept. 9

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 Senior Center, Portales Tuesday: 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; 11:30 a.m. birthday […]

School menus: Sept. 9

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast scramble. 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 sticks w/ranch, […]

Weddings: Sept. 9

Encinias-Nanez Celina Encinias of Portales and Oscar Nanez of Clovis were joined in marriage Sept. 1, 2012, at University Baptist Church . The Rev. Steve Smith performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Evangelina Encinias of Portales. The bridegroom is the son of Jesus and Guadalupe Nanez of Clovis.

Engagements: Sept. 9

Pettigrew-Whitaker Edna Pettigrew of Broadview announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Falon Pettigrew of Clovis, to Troy Whitaker of Amarillo, son of Anita Whitaker of Amarillo and Roger and Sherri Whittaker of Burleson, Texas. The ceremony will be at Allen Hall in Grady. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of New Mexico […]

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 […]