Volunteer profile: Margaret Coleman

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Name: Margaret Coleman Residence: Portales Occupation: Owner of the Forever Pets pet store Volunteer: Horse supplier for therapeutic riding for children with disabilities Why she does it: “For the kids,” said Coleman. “I want children to feel they really need this. It stimulates them and encourages them to use their bodies for support. It strengthens [...]

Birthdays — OL Anderson

OL “Jack” Anderson OL “Jack” Anderson of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Church of Christ, 16th and Pile Street in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by daughters Linda Watkins and Judy Wilson, and stepdaughter, Mary Ann Cable. Born June 14, 1920, in Frost, [...]

ENMU briefs — June 9

Weight-loss contest starts this month ENMU employees can participate in a competition to lose the most weight ends Aug. 2. There is a $20 entry fee, which will be paid for first, second and third place. To ensure confidentiality, contestants can go to Health Services before 9 a.m. or after 3 p.m. to be weighed. [...]

Anniversaries — June 6

Nance John and Teresa Nance of Causey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2010, at Causey Community Building. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple was married June 5, 1960, in Lingo. They have four children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is a retired farmer. She is a [...]

On the shelves — June 6

The following books are available at: Portales Public Library Brain: The Complete Mind: How It Develops, How It Works, and How To Keep It Sharp by Michael S. Sweeney In nine thoroughly researched chapters, Brain demonstrates the complex operations that it takes to make us fully human, from how the nervous system develops in the [...]

Senior happenings — June 6

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Dance at Friendship. Tuesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10 a.m. – Noon Voting for election of officers; 10:30 a.m. Indoor Exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 9:30 a.m. Free blood pressure and [...]

Our people: Enjoying the cowboy life

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Wesley Grau of Grady was named the 2009 Cattleman of the Year by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. Grau said the members of NMCGA vote on the recipient. He said he was humbled by the award. Grau has been ranching his entire life, except for the years he spent studying agriculture business at New [...]

Final unofficial primary election results

Roosevelt County (21 of 21 precints reporting) Magistrate judge Democrat • Charles R. Perez — 390 Republican • Linda J. Short — 1,146

Our people: Family matters

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Bio • Name: Harold Edwards • Birthday: March 12, 1969 • Hometown: Fort Sumner • Profession: New Mexico State Police patrolman • Family: Wife Colleen of 18 years, Jesse, 23, Heidi, 18, and Amber, 16

ENMU briefs — May 19

ENMU graduate honored At its 2010 spring commencement, one of Davidson College’s Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Awards — the college’s top teaching honor — went to Associate Professor of Chemistry Durwin R. Striplin. Each award includes $7,500 for the recipient, and $7,500 more for the recipient to designate to a college cause. Striplin is a [...]