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On the shelves — Nov. 20

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future” by Steve Hallett shares an illuminating analysis of our dependence on oil, its consequences for today, and its...

 

Club notes — Nov. 20

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on Nov. 9 with President Teresa Howard, presiding. The Collect was led by Howard, the pledges led by Rosalee Richards, and Mary Lou Rowley gave the invocation. There were 23 members and two guests...

 

Quilt designing featured on show

Information on being more memorable, using butter, milk and yogurt substitutions in baking and cooking, and quilt designing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday...

 

Senior happenings —

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily...

 

Reader-submitted content: Portales Rotary Club members host children’s home for day

Karl Terry: Courtesy photo PortalChildren from the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home try their luck at the go-cart track at Casel-Land Fun Center in Clovis. The Portales Rotary Club played host to children and houseparents from both the New...

 

Thanksgiving kicks off holiday traditions

Go to Macy’s official website — Macy’s department store, I mean. This is the week to finish my focus on gratitude by writing about media, pieces and parts of which I am grateful for, and one of those would be the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day...

 

School menus — Nov. 20

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Hot ham and chesse sandwich, broccoli/rice cheese casserole, ranch salad, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Baked potato with...

 

Anniversaries — Nov. 20

Stieg Fred and Christine Stieg of Conchas Dam will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 26 at the Conchas Lake Baptist Church. The couple was married Nov. 25, 1941, at the First Baptist...

 

How to help —

Turner Steve Turner, a Clovis resident, was in a work-related accident on Nov. 9, resulting in the amputation of his lower right leg. Steve will be unable to work while he is recovering and the family is in need of financial help. If you would like...

 

Honors —

Bumgarner Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Rita Bumgarner as auxilian of the month for October. She joined the auxiliary in November of 2009 and volunteers in the nursery and also subs for the information desk....

 

Sandlot football Tebow’s forte

My team’s quarterback is making me crazy. Yeah, I have been Bronco fan since before Elway migrated east from Stanford. While there have been a few magical stretches at Mile High over the years we’ve had our dark seasons — kinda like the...

 

On the shelves — Nov. 20

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future” by Steve Hallett shares an illuminating analysis of our dependence on oil, its consequences for today, and its...

 

Club notes — Nov. 20

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on Nov. 9 with President Teresa Howard, presiding. The Collect was led by Howard, the pledges led by Rosalee Richards, and Mary Lou Rowley gave the invocation. There were 23 members and two guests...

 

Senior happenings —

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily...

 

Quilt designing featured on show

Information on being more memorable, using butter, milk and yogurt substitutions in baking and cooking, and quilt designing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday...

 

Thanksgiving kicks off holiday traditions

Go to Macy’s official website — Macy’s department store, I mean. This is the week to finish my focus on gratitude by writing about media, pieces and parts of which I am grateful for, and one of those would be the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day...

 

Reader-submitted content: Portales Rotary Club members host children’s home for day

The Portales Rotary Club played host to children and houseparents from both the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home and the New Mexico Christian Childrens Home for a day at Casel-Land Fun Center in Clovis on Oct. 15. The club’s sponsorship...

 

School menus — Nov. 20

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Hot ham and chesse sandwich, broccoli/rice cheese casserole, ranch salad, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Baked potato with...

 

Honors —

Bumgarner Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Rita Bumgarner as auxilian of the month for October. She joined the auxiliary in November of 2009 and volunteers in the nursery and also subs for the information desk....

 

Anniversaries — Nov. 20

Stieg Fred and Christine Stieg of Conchas Dam will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 26 at the Conchas Lake Baptist Church. The couple was married Nov. 25, 1941, at the First Baptist...

 

Sandlot football Tebow’s forte

My team’s quarterback is making me crazy. Yeah, I have been Bronco fan since before Elway migrated east from Stanford. While there have been a few magical stretches at Mile High over the years we’ve had our dark seasons — kinda like the...

 

How to help —

Turner Steve Turner, a Clovis resident, was in a work-related accident on Nov. 9, resulting in the amputation of his lower right leg. Steve will be unable to work while he is recovering and the family is in need of financial help. If you would like...

 

Prep football scoreboard — Nov. 19

Area Class 5A Quarterfinals Manzano 20, Clovis 12 Class 1A Championship Mesilla Valley 41, Fort Sumner 6 8-man Championship Gateway Christian 40, Melrose 32...

 

Letter to the editor: Rural communities need post offices

Rural communities need post offices The U.S. Postal Service is losing lots of money. People are using the Internet to pay bills and to communicate. The postal service is having to deliver mail to more people, but those same people are buying less...

 

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