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Our people: Hoping for the best, planning for the worst

Dan Heerding considers himself a "transplant" to Clovis. His family moved to Clovis when his wife Joy was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. The Heerdings have been married for 20 years and share... Full story

 

Glasses a defining part of my persona

You might have heard, I recently developed cataracts and now have a whole new meaning to the lyrics of the song “Doctor My Eyes,” by Jackson Browne. You know the song that starts out: Doctor, my...

 

Goal-setting, gluten-free flours ahead on show

Information on setting goals by creating a vision and using gluten-free flours in cooking will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times... Full story

 

School menus - Nov. 17

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Sweet and sour chicken, steamed rice, garden salad, mini carrots and ranch, fresh fruit, veggie bar. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked french...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 17

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. line dance, 1 p.m. canasta, 5 p.m. business meeting, 5:30 Thanksgiving dinner, games and silent auction...

 

On the shelves - Nov. 17

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Beneath the Attic” by V.C. Andrews. Two generations before Corinne Foxworth locked her children in an attic, her grandmother, a gorgeous young girl named Corrine Dixon, is swept...

 

Take the time to honor a veteran

It’s hard to believe there are only six left. Can that really be true? Is the Greatest Generation slipping away? When I read the information about this year’s American Legion Post 31’s Veterans...

 

Handmade cards, nutritional testing ahead on show

Information on making handmade cards, nutritional testing and decorating monthly calendar pages will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times...

 

School menus - Nov. 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini donut. Lunch — turkey & cheese croissant, veggie dippers, ranch dressing, fresh apple, veggie bar. Wednesday: Breakfast — Orange muffin top. Lunch — Chicken tenders,...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 10

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m. gospel singing Monday: Closed for Veterans Day 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....

 

On the shelves - Nov. 10

The following books are available for checkout: Portales Public Library “Rebel” by Marie Lu. In this continuation of Marie Lu's bestselling Legend series, Eden Wing is tired of living in his older brother's shadow. Ten years earlier, Eden's broth...

 

Our people: ENMU student has plans to be judge

Joseph Gergel, a student at Eastern New Mexico University, once had plans to become an FBI agent. But after becoming fascinated with laws and politics, he's found a new calling. Gergel, from Rio...

 

Keep you posted on the state of my catamarans

I’ve said it before and I know I’ll say it again. Getting older really sucks. I’ve been learning to live with my back problems so it’s just not fair to throw another problem into the mix....

 

Information on overcoming feelings of rejection ahead on show

Information on overcoming feelings of rejection will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Are you more concerned with what others...

 

School menus - Nov. 3

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and Cheese Croissant Lunch — Teriyaki blastars, scalloped potatoes, seasoned green beans, chilled fruit, whole wheat roll, veggie bar Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stix. Lunch — Popcorn...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 3

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 - Nov. 3

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Birthday Girl” by Melissa De La Cruz: Before she became a glamorous fashion designer, Ellie de Florent-Stinson was a trailer-park teen about to turn sixteen. But a night of birth...

 

Our people: Avid giraffe statue collector has over 100 pieces

Edwina Gower is most recognizable around the Eastern New Mexico University campus. Gower also known as "FLOE" (First Lady of Eastern) spends much of her time reading, digging through university...

 

Facebook cloning seems like a lot of work for not much gain

Well it finally happened, Zachary. No, nobody burned down my she shed. No, my Facebook account wasn’t hacked either. It was cloned, however. For years I’ve had to chuckle at friends as they have...

 

Flatbread, different scaled patterns ahead on show

Information on making flatbread and working with different scales of patterns in interior decorating will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all...

 

School menus - Oct. 27

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast, bagel and cream cheese, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch, corn dog, seasoned corn, mini carrots, ranch dressing, fresh apple, veggie bar, milk Tuesday: Breakfast, mini cinnis, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch, BBQ porky rib on...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 27

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 Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

On the shelves - Oct. 27

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson: Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House is considered one of the greatest haunted house stories ever written. Set around the dark...

 

Had a humble start in a little fixer upper

My wife has a terrible addiction that plays out on the weekends and she ends up with a lot of time in rehab. It’s not drugs or alcohol and she’s not a sex maniac — she’s addicted to...

 

Monthly budgets, vacuum cleaner tech ahead on show

Information on using oil ink-based pencils to color quilt fabric, preparing a monthly budget, and new technology in the vacuum cleaner industry will be the featured topics on “Creative Living...

 

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