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Our People: Native grown from ag roots

Tamara Price was born and raised in Portales. She is the daughter of Elvin and Sissy Hays. She grew up with a farming dad so agriculture was a big influence in her life. She was involved in FFA... Full story

 

History an important part of life

One of the most important things I’ve ever received was a set of cassette tapes of my paternal grandmother talking about her family history. I sure wish I had my other three grandparents on tape as...

 

Rock your 'do with 90s-style hair clips

There have been a few hair accessory throwbacks gracing the likes of social media and the most popular runway shows for 2018. You decide if they stick around for a while or not. The claw-clip...

 

Nutritionist gives lesson on kale

Information on preparing kale, painting on embroidery with fabric paints, and teaching kids to sew will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at...

 

Senior calendar - March 18

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

School menus - March 18

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Hot dog on bun, baked tater tots, mini carrots, w/ranch, seasoned corn, chilled pears. Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini donuts. Lunch — Turkey and cheese on goldfish bread, veggie...

 

Our People: Pursuing passion for teaching

Tony Perez was born and raised in Los Angeles, the middle child of nine. He served in the United States Air Force, with his last duty station at Cannon Air Force Base. He separated from the armed...

 

Tooth fairy payout lost 11 percent

I’m not sure if it’s inattention, bad hearing or fake news, but what my wife and I thought we heard on a popular morning show turns out to be wrong. We heard the average price that the tooth...

 

People still talking about red carpet fashion

It’s been one week since the 90th Academy Awards aired, but red carpet fashion is still a hot topic and since we're a weekly forum, I'm going to give you a style rewind of my favorite gowns, best...

 

Floral design tips featured on show

Information on gluten-free snacks, making an exposed zipper application and creating a wrap for a wine bottle will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Senior calendar - March 11

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., 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...

 

Club notes - March 11

Curry County Retired Educators Eileen Massey called the meeting to order at 11:35 a.m. and welcomed guest speaker Margaret Hinchee, director of Clovis Carver Library. Hinchee, who was introduced by Andrea Bigelow, enumerated the many services and...

 

School menus - March 11

Elida Monday: No school Tuesday: Breakfast — PB&J. Lunch — Pizza, pork and beans, salad, fruit roll-up. Wednesday: Breakfast — Omelet. Lunch — Tacos, corn, salad, pineapple. Thursday: Breakfast — Muffins. Lunch — Sandwich, chips,...

 

Making positive impact

Robyn Ochoa-Costa was born and raised in Roswell and moved to Clovis in 2007 for work. The following year she met Alex Costa of Clovis. The couple have been married for two years. She has three...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    March 4, 2018

Today's kids have no real world lives

I’m getting weary of all the chatter over school shootings. You probably are as well, but indulge me. First of all, know that I am greatly saddened by the loss of life and I appreciate the fear and...

 

Sneakers go-to shoe for spring fashions

Flats are nice. Heels are better. But sneakers are the best shoe for the season. Not only are they the most comfortable but are now the most versatile shoe than ever before. In 2018, women are just...

 

Floral cakes featured on show

Information on using the Boye Loom Knit kit and techniques to change the texture surface of fabric or clothing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thurs...

 

School menus - March 4

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pan Dulce. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, seasoned green beans, cinnamon applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Soft taco w/salsa, seasoned pinto beans, seasoned corn, s...

 

Volunteers needed

PORTALES — Roosevelt County needs two members and two alternates to apply for positions on its protest valuation board. According to a press release by the county, the protest valuation board members “hear and decide protests of County Assessor...

 

Senior calendar - March 4

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exe...

 

Our People: Exercising her voice

Pamela Atherton was born and raised in southern California. Early in her life she fell in love with acting but soon decided she wanted to be a journalist. She thought she'd be the editor of a college...

 

Senior calendar - Feb. 25

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m....

 

Different roads offer adventure

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference — Robert Frost I like the work of Robert Frost. I can’t say that I’ve studied it...

 

Hold on to your throwback fashion pieces

Your spring 2018 wardrobe should be the most versatile and fun year of dressing ever. You already have everything you need, so it shouldn’t be a task finding something to wear. Because spring...

 

School menus - Feb. 25

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cheese omelet. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, au gratin potatoes, California veggies, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Porky rib on bun, baked fries,...

 

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