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Covering tornado a highlight of newspaper career

The initial tornado watches and warnings 10 years ago were somehow different. I had the day off that Friday and would be working Saturday night at the newspaper so my wife and I had gone to the store...

 

Senior calendar - March 26

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...

 

Quilter explains cotton theory

Information on making jewelry, replicating maps through embroidery, and creating horsetail floral arrangements will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thurs...

 

On the shelves - March 26

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Two beautiful titles have been donated in memory of Lila Rozzell. Portraits of Courage is a vibrant collection of oil paintings by President George W. Bush honoring the...

 

Wide-leg jeans back in style

The season's latest styles in jeans wear offer up some whimsical designs. The "it" distressed denim is quite an assortment for 2017. First up are denim accessories. You will find a new selection of...

 

School menus - March 26

Dora Monday: Breakfast — Biscuits and gravy. Lunch — Beef and bean burrito, green salad, corn. Tuesday: Breakfast — Strudel sticks Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, green peas. Wednesday: Breakfast — Chicken fried steak....

 

Supporting moms in need

Amanda Glover was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She is married to Steven Glover, who is stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. They have two sons, Bradley and Caleb. Glover and her family moved...

 

Driverless cars may come sooner than you think

I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up I really figured that one day that Jetson car that George commuted to work in every day would one day be reality. It might not fly, but we may not b...

 

Sunglass season has sprung

’Tis the season for sunglasses galore. This is one of my most favorite accessories for spring and summer next to earrings. I just love a great pair of sunglasses to add the final piece to any look...

 

Learn about double-cord pressers on show

Information on using scrap fabric in new ways, new vacuum cleaner technology and using a double-cord presser foot will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Senior menus - March 19

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, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m....

 

On the shelves - March 19

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Great Courses” home study lectures for lifelong learning, are the best of the best courses available on DVD. Each course is composed of several 30-45 minute in-depth...

 

School menus - March 19

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini donut. 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 on pretzel roll,...

 

Community supporter

Janet Romero was born in Fort Sumner and raised in Clovis. She is the youngest of seven children. She is the daughter of Juanita Harris and the late Vincent Lovato. She has been married to Jack Romero...

 

Life's too fast for sleep

When I read the news story about them I had an almost immediate old fart reaction. Sleep pods at school — come on man. Are you kidding me? It’s true. The Las Cruces school district has these...

 

Get your holiday green on

St. Patrick's day is Friday and those who love being festive and avoiding the annoying gesture of getting pinched will be wearing their best green on green. Whether you're an enthusiastic celebrant...

 

Purses from jeans, scraps shown on show

Information on floral designs, making Play Clay and recycling jeans and other scraps to make purses will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at...

 

Club notes - March 12

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met March 8 with President Cami Howl presiding. Following the pledges and Collect, the meeting was called to order. There were 19 members and 2 guests present. The treasurer’s report was filed for...

 

On the shelves - March 12

The following books are available for chekcout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Promise of Palm Grove by Shelley Shepard Gray centers on Amish bride-to-be Leona. Thrilled to be on a mini-vacation in Florida, her girlfriends think she's happy to...

 

School menus - March 12

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast wrap. Lunch — Cheeseburger mac and cheese, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken nuggets w/bbq sauce, mashed potatoes, w/gravy,...

 

Senior calendar - March 12

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, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. business meeting, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m....

 

Meetings calendar - March 12

Tuesday • Joint city/county luncheon — Noon at Clovis Civic Center. Cost: Free. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Chamber Board of Directors — 11:30 a.m. at the Clovis chamber. Information: 575-763-3435 • Local Emergency Planning...

 

Our People: Still reaching for stars

Zoe Morrison was born and raised in Portales. She is the daughter of Jon and Dona Skinner, also of Portales. She graduated from Portales High School in 2016 and is a student at Eastern New Mexico Univ...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    March 5, 2017

Roosevelt County ready for alien landing

Leaving or coming back into Portales in the dark is a little bit out of this world these days. It feels like you’re in some sort of futuristic or sci-fi movie as you pass through the dark prairie...

 

Red carpet fashion was a hit

The 89th Academy Awards was exactly one week ago and people are still buzzing about the red carpet fashion. Of course, every fashion correspondent had their personal picks of who should have been on...

 

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