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Our People: Military retiree man of many hats

Bill Guhrke was raised in Phoenix. He joined the Air Force and was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base at age 19 from 1980-1983. Guhrke traveled the world over the 10 years following the three years...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 16, 2017

Writer's block conquered for another week

I guess I was jinxed by the old familiar question this week. I got to talking about writing my column with someone and the inevitable finally came out. “How do you think of something to write about...

 

Mix, match dressy with casual

P laying dress up can be the highlight of your day, especially when the occasions call for you to show off your best. The first rule of fashion is to know what to wear that's appropriate for the...

 

Furniture makeover tips on show

Information on creating a life vision, using a smart pot to grow vegetables, flowers and more, and making a healthy flavorful salad will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at...

 

Senior calendar - July 16

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

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 9, 2017

Learned to swim and then some in arid desert

Growing up in arid eastern New Mexico, it’s a wonder I ever learned to swim — but I did. I even learned to SCUBA dive in Portales. We didn’t get to the city swimming pool too much until I moved...

 

Creative trends for great nails

The newest nail trends for this year and 2018 were covered by Harper's Bazaar magazine in June. The magazine revealed what, when and where they reviewed the latest trends. From runway to street...

 

Author talks about dating after divorce

Information on sculpting yeast dough, working with embossing folders, and making Treat Pops will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

Our People: Native Clovis mom leads busy life

Bianca Chavez was born and raised in Clovis. She is the daughter of the late Cipriano "Cippy" and Gloria Marez. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1999. She met her husband, Mario Chavez,...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 2, 2017

Best wishes on your next chapter, Dr. Gamble

Lean and lanky, half scarecrow and half history professor, at times it was hard to convince folks who didn’t know him, that unassuming man on campus was actually the university president. Never mind...

 

Accessories make your holiday look

Make your Independence Day holiday fashionable and patriotic with a mix of prints. For the first idea, bring back the maxi dress and add a belt to add a little more chic, like the blue and white...

 

Stitched bookmarks a project on show

Information on how music heals the brain, making bookmarks for literacy, and an in-school nutrition and physical activity program for children will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on...

 

Senior calendar - July 2

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: Closed for holiday Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m. crafts Thurs...

 

Our People: Living in service

Chris Phillips was born in Bossier City, Louisiana. His family moved to Clovis when he was very young. He attended school at Mesa and Zia elementary schools, Yucca Middle School and graduated high...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 25, 2017

Food joints natural fit for technology

Ordering your food in our techno age is changing pretty rapidly. Some of it’s good, some of it not so good. Some of the first to get into the act were pizza joints. They thrive on delivery and call-...

 

Senior calendar - June 25

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. and noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, 6...

 

On the shelves - June 25

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Still Life by Dani Pettrey keeps you one step behind an unfolding mystery as Avery Tate faces the world that previously blacklisted her work in order to attend a photo exhibit...

 

Designers offer variety of looks for men

Last week I touched a bit on what to expect in menswear fashion. The Spring 2018 shows have given us ready-to-wear looks by Hugo and Cedric Charlier. Hugo's collection featured a number of loose...

 

Club notes - June 25

Curry County Health Council On April 20, the Curry County Health Council elected its executive committee officers. They are Chairperson Tammy Phillips - PRMC, Vice-chairperson RoseAnn Martinez - Foster Grand Parent Program, Treasurer Jill Chandler -...

 

Using figs in food trends on coming show

Information on today’s food trends, reproducing images on canvas and preparing gazpacho will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

Jaden Martinez wins Soap Box Derby

CLOVIS — No hill? No problem for the Soap Box Derby organizers and competitors Saturday on Sycamore Street, as the 16th running of Clovis Soap Box Derby by Yucca Middle School was a success. The...

 

Glam style is so yesterday

It's impossible to tell just how long the effortless trends of today's mainstream fashion will last. As the go-to garment and footwear become more and more relaxed, trendsetters and street style maven...

 

Learn to structure photo clutter

Information on turning a sweatshirt into a fitted jacket and cooking artichokes will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are...

 

Senior calendar - June 18

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. and noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, 6...

 

Sunglasses essential for summer

One essential item in summer accessories is sunglasses. No matter where you go or what you’re doing, there's a pair that will complete even the most understated outfit. The many styles, colors and...

 

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