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On the shelves - Jan. 19

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: In conjunction with the city of Clovis Floodplain Management Program, the library maintains a collection of materials on National Flood Insurance programs including manuals for designing...

 

Our people: Taking pride in marriage and family

Shannon Jackson has worked for Curry County for 15 years. She moved to Clovis with her husband after living in Albuquerque for 25 years. She is a senior account specialist. What is your favorite...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    January 19, 2020 

Starting to lose my grasp on business principles

I’ve always prided myself on understanding various types of business and business principles, but I fear I’m starting to lose my grasp. Take for instance the idea of employing customer service...

 

Water generator units, pastels ahead on show

Information on water generator units for home use and painting with pastels will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Dr. J. Tim...

 

School menus - Jan. 19

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast bean burrito . Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked french fries, veggie cup, ranch dressing, sidekicks, fresh veggies. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast round. Lunch — Mini...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 19

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, 1o p.m. jewelry pals, 11 a.m. line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. trivia mania. Wednesday: 8...

 

Blessed with great, strong role models for grandmothers

I was blessed with strong women for grandmothers. They were great role models to me and to my parents as well. Just knowing what they’d been through and what they regularly did meant you weren’t...

 

Hand-painted signs, 3D scrapbooking ahead on show

Information on hand painting signs using Oramask stencil film, making three dimensional items to use in scrapbooks, and benefits of fresh and dried figs will be the featured topics on “Creative... Full story

 

School menus - Jan. 12

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Spaghetti and meatballs, garden salad, mini carrots, ranch, orange smiles, homemade wheat roll, fresh veggies. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffle. Lunch — Turkey and cheese...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 12

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 class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. canasta, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night, 5 p.m. business meeting,...

 

Club notes - Jan. 12

Curry County Association of Educational Retirees The CCAER met Tuesday with a two-fold program. First, Clovis City Commissioners Fidel Madrid and Chris Bryant presented a petition regarding city resolution 2019-98, which requests a repeal of state...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 12

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Live a Little” by Howard Jacobson: At the age of ninety-something, Beryl Dusinbery is forgetting everything. Her tongue, meanwhile, remains as sharp as ever. She spends her days...

 

Our people: Self-taught music maker

Larry Cage is a local musician who goes by the stage-name "Sorry." The irony of the stage name he chose is shown in his unapologetic approach to music making. He founded the Filthy Boyz Entertainment...

 

It's tumbleweed season in New Mexico - and elsewhere

On a recent trip to Lubbock, rolling along the road, I found it impossible to dodge a killer tumbleweed. The darn thing lodged itself under my bumper, then migrated further back beneath the...

 

Making pom poms, getting rid of mosquitos ahead on show

Information on getting rid of mosquitoes and making pom poms and tassels will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Ray Pawley,...

 

School menus - Jan. 5

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Closed. Wednesday: Closed. Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza . Lunch — Meatloaf sandwich, steamed broccoli, chilled peaches, fresh veggies. Friday: Breakfast — Breakfast bowl. Lunch — Green...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 5

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

 

On the shelves - Jan. 5

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Sunset Beach” by Mary Kay Andrews: Out of a job and down on her luck, life doesn't seem to be getting any better for Drue Campbell. All of a sudden, her estranged father, a personal...

 

Honors - Dec. 29

Galvan Elizabeth Frances Galvan of Muleshoe has been named to the Dean's List for the 2019 fall semester at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. To be eligible for the ASU Dean's List, full-time undergraduate students must maintain at least...

 

Our people: Student's focus on wellness

Rhiannon Barela is a graduate student at Eastern New Mexico University in the College of Business. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and plans to be a first-generation master's graduate in...

 

Willing to overlook a lot for a good horse opera

I love Westerns, both movie and television. They’re the ultimate in escapism if you ask me. I drive my wife crazy telling her the inaccuracies I see in movies and television, but I’m pretty...

 

Senior calendar - Dec. 29

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

 

Never hidden a pickle on my Christmas tree

Ever hid a pickle on your Christmas tree? Neither have I. It’s pretty strange that the guy whose family keeps the Christmas eve gift tradition alive wouldn’t know anything about this holiday...

 

Mediterranean diet, dyeing lace ahead on show

Information on the Mediterranean diet, preparing non-alcoholic drinks and dyeing lace and other fabrics with ink will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon...

 

On the shelves - Dec. 22

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Confession Club” by Elizabeth Berg: When a group of friends in Mason, Missouri, decide to start a monthly supper club, they get more than they bargained for. The plan for...

 

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