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 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 15, 2018

There will be tomatoes on my vines, somehow

I don’t want much out of my patio gardening this year. Just a tomato or two off my own vine will be fine. That’s probably the best I can hope for since that’s the only veggie I have planted. I...

 

Decorators share where to start with home remodeling

Information on home remodeling and making unique paper flowers will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)...

 

Local graduate gets scholarship

CLOVIS — Recent Clovis High School graduate Jack Palla was awarded a $1,000 Animal Health International, Inc. scholarship, according to a press release from the National FFA Organization. Palla was among 1,829 students nationwide who received over...

 

Senior calendar - July 15

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 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

Our People: She likes 'Learning to Fly' by Pink Floyd

Dianna Sprague was born and raised in Friona, Texas. Her parents are Salud and Angie Tirado of Friona. Dianna is the oldest of their four daughters Marie, Stefanie and Katricia. She graduated from...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 8, 2018

Electric? Hand-crank? Homemade ice cream so good

I could eat ice cream every night if I let myself but I try hard not to succumb to temptation that often. Still, as the hot days of July and it’s Independence holiday rolls around, I find myself...

 

See easy way to marble fabric

Information on pyrography and using Paintstiks to make quilt blocks will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)...

 

Our People: Her flowers 'bloom in the spring, summer and fall'

I grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education with kindergarten certification from The University of North Texas, Denton, in 1972. I met my...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 1, 2018

Backyard pool was great summer fun

By this time of year in my early teens I would already be well browned by the sun, even though my skin was very fair. Between afternoon paper routes, baseball and swimming, I was in the sun a lot. We...

 

Senior calendar - July 1

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 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exerci...

 

Sculpted dolls a topic on show

Information on redesigning file folders and decorating cooking with marbling and top coating will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

Fantasy dinner guests: Elvis, Mother Teresa

I was born and raised here in Clovis. I come from a big family of four brothers and three sisters and I'm the youngest of the nine children. Yes, I'm the spoiled one... I am married to James Todd...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 24, 2018

Something's squirrely 'round here

I probably would have grown up hunting squirrels — except we didn’t have any squirrels in Portales. That’s all changed, though, and I’m looking for squirrel recipes. As I was irrigating my...

 

Senior calendar - June 24

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....

 

Designer covers jewelry care on coming show

Information on making filigree ornaments, gluten-free cooking for two and caring for jewelry will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

Perfect day: 'Alone with God and my camera'

My husband Fred and I have been married 27 years and we have four kids — Ace, Jake, Ella, and Azuma — and a beautiful daughter in love, Hayley. I just celebrated my 20th Wal-Mart anniversary on Ma...

 

Senior calendar - June 17

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....

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 17, 2018

Looking back, still in awe of Daddy

I read a couple of Facebook posts that really set the mood for my Father’s Day. First there was a post of a video showing a young girl starting irrigation siphon tubes. Right underneath that post...

 

See new tools for crochet

Information on dealing with lactose intolerance and the mouth’s central role in health will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

Our People: Her celebrity crush? Matthew McConaughey

My name is Carisima Pyle. I am 39 years old, I was born in Tucumcari and I currently live in Clovis. I am definitely a small-town girl. I am happily married to my best friend, Curry County Manager...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 10, 2018

Truly blessed with perfect mate

On Tuesday my sweet wife and I celebrate 36 years of marriage. What a journey. We’ve faced lots of challenges together and there has been lots of love to carry us through the rough times. Most of...

 

Benefits of milk a topic on show

Information on pop-up cards, nutrition from milk and milk products, and making card projects with coloring pages will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Senior calendar - June 10

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....

 

Our People: Life on the diamond

Dwayne Grenko was born and raised in Gallup, a twin brother to Wayne Grenko of Gallup. He grew up loving sports with his favorite being baseball. He wasn't much interested in academia in his earlier...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 3, 2018

We'll all be eating more chicken

I might have told you before that I ate a lot of chicken growing up. That would be fried chicken. We ate chicken at least a couple days a week, usually at dinner — that’s the noon meal if you...

 

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