Never expect to bury next generation

The Gearins, as a family, were scattered throughout the hills of eastern Ohio, between East Liverpool and Youngstown, and in another direction, to Steubenville. Their prominence, which was not based in finances but in long tenure, dated back to the late 1700s, which I suppose made them eligible to be Daughters and Sons of the […]

Let’s give thanks for moms

Things my mom actually did in her adventurous life … Sewed shirts from a pattern. Invented the dookie bar. Changed irrigation tubes from a Chevy station wagon. Shot a bull snake out of our treehouse with a .22 rifle. Learned to cut her children's hair herself. Drove a school bus full of noisy children. Operated […]

Pitch perfect

Clovis resident Len Santi was drafted by the New York Giants baseball team in 1940, but Uncle Sam had other plans. Santi, who was raised in New York, came to Clovis with the Air Force and helped build what is now Cannon Air Force Base. Tony Bullocks: Clovis Media Inc. photo On April 10, 2012, […]

Anniversary - May 6

Martinez Martin and Anna Marie Flores Martinez will celerate their 25th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. They were married on May 9, 1987, in Clovis. A reception and dance was given by their children, Daniel and Rachel Martinez, and family on April 28 at the Texico Community Center. He is employed by the Clovis Police Department […]

School menus - May 6

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes w/gravy, ranch salad, fruit whip, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast —Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Corn dog, tater tots, ranch salad, fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Smuckers Snack'n Waffles. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, cole slaw, veggie coins w/ranch, cookie. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Senior happenings - May 6

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendship Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m. Bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 9 a.m. senior B.O.D. meeting; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 11 a.m. general meeting; […]

On the shelves – May 6

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "The Family Handyman Home Improvement 2012" combines a year's worth of hints, tips, and advice from America's favorite Do-it-Yourself magazine that will help you improve storage space, install tile and grout like a pro, run electrical power anywhere, repair appliances, patch masonry, maintain your car, and […]

Cake decorating featured on show

Information on making bolster pillows, decorating cakes and embellishing paper mache boxes will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Author, designer, and quilter, Meryl Ann Butler will show step-by-step instructions for using a 90-minute quilt technique to make quick 'n easy bolster […]

Club notes - May 6

Curry County Extension Club Curry County Extension Clubs leader training was held April 19 at the extension office with nine club members and four guests attending. Home economist Glenda Belcher presented the program on "Simply Summer Salads," demonstrating a wide variety of quick and easy recipes. The group then sampled these wonderful salads. Club members […]

Ancestor’s legacy fascinating

The roots of my Maxwell ancestors won't leave me alone and that's a pretty cool thing. I don't actually believe in ghosts but on a trip to the heart of Texas to help my uncle celebrate his 80th birthday I found myself on a lonely sandbar searching for the ghosts of my heritage. I was […]