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Our People: Keeper of Plains history

Jenna Domeischel (pronounced Dah-mah-shell) has been the curator of the Blackwater Draw Museum since 2015, and one of the people who helped reinvent the museum after it was moved to its new location...

 

Rudolph changed Christmas forever

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen, but do you recall the most famous novelty Christmas song of all? I love novelty Christmas songs from Elmo and...

 

Fur on fashion front

Fashion in the new year is all about color, comfort and a multitude of trends and celebrating individuality. There are many ways to wear your fur in 2018. There are some standout features this season...

 

Club notes - Dec. 17

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on December 13th with President Cami Howl presiding. Following the pledges and Collect, the meeting was called to order. There were 15 members and two guests present. The treasurer’s report was...

 

Get creative with your sewing machine

Information on preparing heart-healthy meals, using Dupioni silk in quilts and the nutritional benefits of consuming fresh and dried figs will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on...

 

Senior calendars

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, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m....

 

School menus - Dec. 17

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Asian chicken, brown rice, garden salad w/ranch, oriental veggie blend, chilled pears. Tuesday: Breakfast — Glazed donut. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on bun, baked fries, veggie cup w/ranc...

 

Our People: Native son keeper of Christmas tradition for Cannon Airmen

Justin Stagner was born and raised in the Clovis/Portales area. He left after graduating from Portales High School to join the Navy. Following his naval service, he returned to the Clovis area to...

 

Mom always had a remedy for what ailed you

I’ve got to admit I’ve never been too regular about getting my flu shot every year. I’m not too sure why I picked a year to get it when some say the vaccine is only 10 percent effective. I’m...

 

Plan your perfect holiday outfits

It's holiday party time and time to get your outfits in order. As an advocate of playing dress up as often as possible, it's never too late to come up with a fantastic look that's festive and speaks...

 

Try something new with subscription boxes

Information on new gluten-free box meals and using three different presser feet on the sewing machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at...

 

Senior calendars - Dec. 10

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, Christmas party Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, noon pinochle...

 

Club notes - Dec. 10

Curry County Retired Educators Introduced and welcomed by President Eileen Massey, the Clovis High School Chamber Choir, under the direction of Mr. Sean Galloway, entertained our attending CCAER members with a delightful selection of music for the...

 

School menus - Dec. 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, seasonal fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Turkey and cheese on Goldfish bread, veggie dippers w...

 

Our People: Educator finds joy in students, music

Kayla Paulk was made in Hong Kong, born in Maryland, has lived in Cuba and California, but calls Orange Park, Florida, home. Paulk is a Navy brat. She moved to Portales in 2005 to begin a teaching...

 

Christmas, cool; decorating, not so much

Christmas would be really cool, except for all the decorations that come along with the season. There’s the tree, the nativity scenes the Christmas knick-knacks, stockings, wreaths, the office...

 

Rework skinnies for fresh looks

Reworking your favorite closet items is a lot easier than you think and is a lot more fun than dreadful, time-consuming shopping. And, a big benefit is saving your hard earned dollar. Don’t hit up...

 

Discover essential oils for your skin type

Information on healing mental illness through music and using a seam pressing template for quilt corners will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday...

 

School menus - Dec. 3

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, ranch salad, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Mini tacos w/salsa, seasoned pinto beans, seasoned corn,...

 

Senior calendars - Dec. 3

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, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m....

 

Our People: Family, fun make picture of happiness

Kate Frontz grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia. She is the daughter of two teachers and the middle sister to two brothers. She attended Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, where...

 

Thankful for blessings great and small

On a long weekend set aside to give thanks, it’s definitely a good time to take stock of my blessings. I’m thankful always for my loving wife of 35 years. She loves me in spite of all my faults, p...

 

Lose the bling when traveling

The skies and streets are busy with traveling during the holidays, but what you wear to travel in doesn't have to be. In fact, your outfit is one of the first and most important to decisions you'll...

 

See Zentangle art on coming show

Information on pet parakeets and making zentangle artwork will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) If you’re lo...

 

School menu - Nov. 26

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Skillet frittata. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, California veggies, apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Porkey rib on a bun, baked fries,...

 

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