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Our People: Repairing the world

Rev. Keith Wilks was born and raised in Los Angeles. He grew up with four brothers and was raised in the Catholic school from grades 1-8. His father worked for the postal service and his late mother...

 

It's mouse hunting season in the country

As the dawn was breaking over the kitchen windowsill, I reached into the shadows for the first trap in my trap line. Sure enough, I had my first plew in what was to be a long season. If you’ve ever...

 

Have fun with spring fashion

Spring begins March 20, but it can't come fast enough for this season’s greatest trends. Case one, according to Vogue magazine, is "colorful sunglasses and retro florals." But don't worry, you...

 

Author talks benefits of meditation

Information on the benefits of meditation in your daily life and using a 12-needle electric felting machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 22

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, noon p.m. pinochle, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, noon...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 22

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The following three titles have recently been donated in memory of Judy Lubera: Blankets and Booties and Crochet Bouquet are each filled with numerous patterns for...

 

School menus - Jan. 22

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini donuts. Lunch — Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, chilled pineapple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Ham and cheese croissant, veggie...

 

Club notes - Jan. 22

Curry County Republican Women CCRW met Jan. 10 at K-Bob's Steakhouse. After a brief business meeting, the program was installation of officers for 2017. Helen Cleveland installed officers as follows: President Judy Jennings; Vice President Laquita...

 

WWII veteran, retired barber a long-time resident

Steve Owen was born in Oklahoma. He grew up with one brother and five sisters. He was the middle child. His family moved south of Clovis in 1920 for the drier climate because his father suffered from...

 

Peace, happiness found in countryside sunrise

I’ve never had a problem getting out and into the field before sunrise. Something about watching a sunrise in the countryside helps you find your reset button. When I was a teen and preteen just...

 

Sport your own style

A fashion faux pas of my eccentrically-styled past was mixing sportswear with my day and night outfits. Namely, my favorite sports piece was track pants and I loved to pair them with wedges for the...

 

Learn to sew with Design-a-Doll kit

Information on using a compost sac, turkey tips for all cooks and making a versatile serving tray will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon....

 

Club notes - Jan. 15

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on Jan. 11 with President Cami Howl presiding. Following the pledges and collect, the meeting was called to order. There were 20 members and 2 guests present. Guests included Judy Bartl and Valerie...

 

School menus - Jan. 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school — Holiday Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes w/gravy, mixed green salad, chilled mixed fruit, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch —...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 15

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Peleg Chronicles: Foundlings, Paladins and Loresmen by Matthew Christian Harding have been given in memory of John Scott Brandon. This three volume fantasy series...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 15

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m. gospel singing Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, noon p.m. pinochle, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m....

 

Our People: Fighting cancer ... and winning

Riley Castro was born in Louisiana, but mostly raised in Okinawa, Japan and England. She is a military brat who appreciates the times her family traveled together. She is in the final stages of...

 

Nipper never could turn down a ride

I heard a story on the news this week about a dog that loaded up in a police car while the officer was out and sat there waiting for a ride. It reminded me of our dog, Nipper, who had a similar...

 

Look to the stars for style inspiration

We've made it through the first week of the new year and, hopefully, most of us are following through with our 2017 resolutions. Though I didn't make any life-changing resolutions this year, thoughts...

 

Denim headband how-to's on coming show

Information on baking chile rellenos, an online gluten-free box club and working with stretchy fabric will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at...

 

Club notes - Jan. 8

Elida Extension Club The Elida Extension Club hosted the annual Christmas luncheon for all county extension clubs. Upon arrival, the Elida Community Center members received a name tag with a number,...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 8

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library In conjunction with the City of Clovis Floodplain Management Program, the library maintains a collection of materials on National Flood Insurance programs including maps...

 

Honors - Jan. 8

Kaser U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew G. Kaser graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 8

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m gospel singing Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, noon p.m. pinochle, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m....

 

School menus - Jan. 8

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Oven roasted drumsticks, scalloped potatoes, green beans, chilled pears, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Mini tacos w/salsa, Spanish...

 

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