Airmen reflect on faith

Faith in God and a military career go hand-in-hand, according to local military men who serve God and country. Marcus Young: Courtesy photo Marcus Young, far right, of Cannon Air Force Base, with his wife, Emily, and two children, Ellen, 2, and Gray, 8 months, at a Texas Rangers' baseball game. Young said he and […]

On the Shelves – July 8

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Cronkite" by Douglas Brinkley was given by Oscar and Carolyn Toliver in memory of June Ingram. This deeply researched and brilliantly written biography captures the essence of the revered CBS news anchorman who charted the heartbeat of a nation in its times of both triumph and […]

Creative Living: Albuquerque quilter to visit show

Information on fabric tinting with crayons, making "scrap" triangles for quilts and converting an existing Roman shade to make it safety-compliant will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Evelyn Terhune is the owner of Ozark Crafts in Gilbert, Ariz., and according to […]

Senior Calendar – July 8

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

Anniversary – July 8

Wilson Butch and Martha Wilson of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 3, 2012. The celebration was hosted by their sons and their wives, Danny and Valinda Wilson and Ricky and Amy Wilson, and their grandchildren, Tyrel, Cala, Kyle and Shelby. The couple was married July 3, 1962, in Clovis. They have two children […]

Engagements – July 8

Essary-Hinton Marlin and Gaylynn Essary of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Essary of Portales, to Evan Hinton of Portales, son of Troy Hinton of Portales. The couple will exchange vows 3 p.m. July 28, 2012, in Weed with the reception following the wedding. The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate […]

Don’t let legalities trump morals

T omas Lopez is my hero. Not my only hero, as there are many other heroes in my life, but my newest hero. He is joined by several other heroes, coming out of the same incident. Tomas is the young South Florida lifeguard who left his post to save a drowning man who had gone […]

First car has special place in my heart

I'll never forget the curves on my very first. Her lines were classic as they curved toward her backside. She was dark green with supple vinyl upholstery and eight-track quadraphonic stereo. After reading a recent story in one of the local papers about people's first car, I was feeling a little left out so here's […]

Make the best of your days

Life has a way of being "daily." We sometimes slide into complacency, taking life for granted. We are not guaranteed our number of years, but we can agree with Job 7:6 that our "days are swifter than a waver's shuttle." It is so important to come to the end of our life with no regrets […]

Engagements - July 1

Vasquez-Perales Vasquez-Perales Victor Vasquez of Clovis and Isabell Encinias of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Yuri V. Vasquez of Clovis, to Edwin H. Perales II of Clovis, son of Edwin I and Belinda Perales of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. on July 7, 2012. The bride-elect […]