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Rock hounds

Most people end up collecting one thing or another in their lifetime - coins, stamps, shot glasses; the list goes on. What most people don't do is go to the desert or mountains to dig up what they...

 

Lucky in the path that led me to the newsroom

Some of the best advice I ever received about writing was not to write the same way I talk. Considering the people, the fellow offering the advice and I, it was good advice because we both talked...

 

Information on learning styles, writing ahead on show

Information on learning styles and writing, lactose intolerance and creating beautiful centerpieces will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times...

 

On the shelves - Aug. 9

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Girls” by Abigail Pesta. We think of Larry Nassar as the despicable sexual predator of Olympic gymnasts — but there is an astonishing, untold story. For de...

 

Menus - Aug. 9

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 All meals served with 2% milk and tossed salad w/dressing Monday: Sausage, sauerkraut, black-eye peas, cornbread, pudding w/fruit Tuesday: Hot chicken sandwich, tater tots,...

 

Places to go

With New Mexico being on lockdown for more than four months now, there may be more than a few residents eager for a getaway. But in the midst of a pandemic and lockdown, where does one go while...

 

Careful or you'll end up in my novel - or my column

Life isn’t just one big bowl of cherries for a small-town newspaper columnist. Some weeks it just doesn’t pay to hand in your copy. This week could be one of those weeks. Someone once told me to...

 

Embroidery, cabinets ahead on show

Information on the domains of manifesting, pulled and drawn thread embroidery, and updating kitchen cabinet hardware will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon...

 

On the shelves - Aug. 2

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Hard Ride” by Elmer Kelton offers a superb collection of stories of the West that showcase the strength and power of the western spirit. Stories that are filled...

 

Senior calendar - Aug. 2

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 All meals served with 2% milk and tossed salad w/dressing Monday: Sloppy joe on a bun, potato wedges, mixed veggies, cake w/ fruit Tuesday: BBQ riblet, mac & cheese,...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 26, 2020

Opinion: We need to get along, even in an election year

I’m not sure how we get there, but we all need to start getting along. I watch the news at night and it tears at my heart, violence in the streets, rhetoric and scare tactics off the scale. It...

 

Opinion: History of mixology ahead on show

Information on the history of mixology and making double slider cards will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Natalie Bovis, owner of The Liquid Muse, will explain the history of...

 

On the shelves - July 26

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Hometown Architect” by Patrick F. Cannon has been donated in memory of Joanne Burns. This beautiful volume uses over ninety photographs to illustrate all...

 

Senior menus - July 26

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Note: All meals come with 2% milk and a tossed salad with dressing. Monday: Chicken strips w/loaded mashed potatoes, cream gravy, seasoned green beans, biscuit w/margarine,...

 

Q&A: Mayo Clinic offers advice for proper hydration

With temperatures near and above triple digits for more than a week, we all know it's essential to stay hydrated. The best way to do that? This advice is from the Mayo Clinic. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 19, 2020

Opinion: Drinks just aren't the same without ice cubes

I might have ice running through my veins (or not), but my icemaker has its problems. I’ve replaced it once, gave it up for dead earlier this year only to have it come back to life and now I’m...

 

Opinion: Gluten-free snacks ahead on show

Information on developing a person’s uniqueness, some of the newest and healthiest gluten-free snacks and three ways to incorporate milk, yogurt and cheese into your daily meals will be the...

 

On the shelves - July 19

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Africaville” by Jeffrey Colvin. “Africaville” chronicles the lives of three generations of the Sebolt family-Kath Ella, her son Omar, and her grandson...

 

Senior menus - July 19

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Note: All meals come with 2% milk and a tossed salad with dressing. Monday: Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, green beans, garlic toast, oatmeal cookie Tuesday: Frito pie, mixed...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 12, 2020

Opinion: Go ahead and pray for that good day

After a rough stretch lately, the wife and I finally threw caution to the wind and took a vacation last week. After our governor ordered Texans not to come to our state, we found that Ruidoso had open...

 

Opinion: Interior design tips ahead on show

Information on interior design tips for seniors and eliminating clutter in the home will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Lisa...

 

On the shelves - July 12

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Greatest Heist Stories Ever Told” by Tom McCarthy. Crime does pay. At least for a while. You'll see that quickly in these nine compelling and true stories...

 

Senior menus - July 12

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Note: All meals come with 2% milk and a tossed salad with dressing. Monday: Steak fingers, mashed potatoes w/cream gravy, blended veggies, biscuit w/ margarine, lemon...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 5, 2020

Opinion: Wishing for freedom to exercise my own good judgment

I’ve always thought that the holiday Americans celebrate on July 4 was and should be all about independence and liberty. As this holiday weekend draws to a close, hopefully now more than ever we...

 

Opinion: Scarves, painting ahead on show

Information on wearing scarves and painting embroidery work with Jacquard Textile paints will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain)....

 

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