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Our people: Rabbit aficionado

Brenin Hillis has a habit when it comes to raising great rabbits. The Clovis High student has been raising and showing rabbits since 2010, and has been a regular on the winner's stage at local and...

 

Hoping to have done a little skeet shooting this weekend

You may not know this about me, but I’m even better at shooting skeet than I am at golfing. At the writing of this column, I’m making plans to participate in the annual Roosevelt General Hospital...

 

Pressed flowers, embossing folders ahead on show

Information on working with pressed flowers, using a brayer to apply ink to embossing folders, and working with card kits will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 pm.. Tuesday and...

 

School menus - Sept. 15

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast, waffle, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch, spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots & ranch , orange smiles, whole wheat roll, veggie bar, milk Tuesday: Breakfast, mini donut, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch,...

 

Senior calendar - Sept. 15

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m. gospel singing Monday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8 ball pool, 8:30 a.m. exercise, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, 1 p.m. canasta, 5 p.m. business meeting, 6 p.m. games Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4...

 

Club notes - Sept. 15

Curry County Association of Educational Retirees Connie Perez, a retired educator, noted artist and children’s author, was featured in the association’s Sept. 3 meeting. She gave listeners some of her background as a kindergarten teacher, when...

 

On the shelves - Sept. 15

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Blood Oath” by Linda Fairstein: Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper of the Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit is finally back at work following a leave of absence. With more women...

 

Our people: Passionate about reaching out

My name is Jason Swann. I'm a husband to my wife Ginny for 13 years. I'm a father of three boys who are seven, four, and two. I've been a pastor at Faith Christian Family Church for nearly 16 years....

 

These days, air conditioning hard to live without

I’ve become soft in my old age. I get reminded of how soft I am every August. Each August I spend a good deal of time at the fairgrounds inside the only buildings I’m inside during the summer with...

 

Pressed flowers, using a brayer ahead on show

Information on working with pressed flowers, using a brayer to apply ink to embossing folders, and working with card kits will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 pm.. Tuesday and...

 

School menus - Sept. 8

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast, egg & cheese croissant, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch, teriyaki blasters, scalloped potatoes, seasoned green beans, chilled fruit, whole wheat roll, veggie bar, milk Tuesday: Breakfast, pancake sausage on a stix, frui...

 

Senior calendar - Sept. 8

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8 ball pool, 8:30 a.m. exercise, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, 1 p.m. canasta, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8-ball...

 

On the shelves - Sept. 8

The following books are avaialble for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The White City” by Grace Hitchcock reverberates with intrigue when Winnifred Wylde witnesses a woman being kidnapped from the Chicago World's Fair. Her father, police...

 

Our people: History in aerospace

Buck Wilson is best known in Portales as a dentist for a half-century. He spoke at Wednesday's Portales Rotary Club meeting on his time with the Brooks Air Force Base School of Aerospace Medicine, and...

 

I never was much for carnival rides

The fair has come and gone and I never even rode the Ferris wheel. Of course for me that isn’t all that strange. I never was much for carnival rides, even growing up. Others I ran with liked riding...

 

School menus - Sept. 1

Clovis elementary Monday: No school Tuesday: Breakfast, mini pancakes, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk; Lunch, Chicken nuggets, scalloped potatoes, zucchini coins, ranch dressing, chilled mixed fruit, veggie bar, milk Wednesday Breakfast, grape...

 

Senior calendar - Sept. 1

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8-ball pool, 8 a.m. quilting, 11 a.m. line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. trivia mania Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equip...

 

On the shelves - Sept. 1

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Destinations of a Lifetime” by National Geographic has been donated in memory of Helen Drake. This photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations...

 

Our people: A home of her own

My name is Sabrina Ramos. I was born in San Antonio, Texas, but I was raised in a nearby town called Lytle. I grew up there with my twin sister, Sam, younger sister, Stefani, and my younger brother,...

 

Keeping an eye out on my patio farm

It’s been a tough year on the patio farm. Every morning I’m up at sunrise and watering the plants on the patio. They’ve required a lot of water lately. As usual, I went way overboard this...

 

New uses for discarded furniture ahead on show

Information on wardrobe planning, new uses for discarded furniture, and the “poison purse” will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (All times are...

 

School menus - Aug. 25

Clovis Schools K-5 Monday: Breakfast, Bagel & cream cheese. Lunch, Corn dog, seasoned corn, mini carrots & ranch, fresh apple, veggie bar Tuesday: Breakfast, Mini cinnis. Lunch, BBQ porky rib on a bun, baked french fries, cole slaw - honey carrots,...

 

Senior calendar - Aug. 25

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8-ball pool, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, 1 p.m. canasta, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

On the shelves - Aug. 25

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces” by Jan Johnsen was recently donated in memory of Helen Drake. Garden lovers will be delighted with...

 

Our people: Living life to the fullest

My name is Valeree Austin. I have been married to my husband, Dale, for 14 years. He is in the United States Air Force and we have moved 9 times in the last 14 years including a tour in England where...

 

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