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Our people: Legacy of education

My name is Sarah Stubbs. I moved to eastern New Mexico with my family in 1997. My dad was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base before retiring and I had recently graduated from Simon Sanchez High...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    January 20, 2019 

Security upgrade hasn't caught anyone yet

I’ve never been the most security-minded person. I guess I just always felt like locking stuff up was just telegraphing to thieves that you had something worth stealing. A good portion of my life...

 

Leather jewelry, wood burning ahead on show

Information on making lightweight leather jewelry, wood burning boards and signs and adding protein to breakfast menus will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and...

 

School menus - Jan. 20

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — French bread pizza, veggie cup w/ranch, chilled fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese on a bun. Lunch — Teriyaki beef strips, au gratin...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 20

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed Tuesday: No beginning line dance, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. trivia mania Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 20

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “What Blooms From Dust” by James Markert focuses on Jeremiah Goodbye, an escaped convict who survives a botched execution. On his journey home to Oklahoma to settle the...

 

Sock drawer cleanup mentally cleansing

I cleaned out my sock drawer the other day. I realize this probably doesn’t qualify as big news, but it was cathartic for me. It turns out I had accumulated a large selection of socks that fell into one of three categories: socks that were...

 

QuiltStories - Nicole Warner

I made this Harry Potter quilt and a baby-sized one as well for my best friend who loves all things Harry Potter. She moved away from Clovis in 2017 after finding out she was expecting her fourth...

 

QuiltStories - Meredith Eaton

This quilt features cowgirl-themed fabric, which can be far more difficult to find than cowboy fabric. It was for my daughter's first "big girl" bed. She is the sweetest cowgirl I know and is so...

 

QuiltStories - Veronica Goff

This is my favorite quilt of almost 200 I've made over the years. I made this for my mom and dad's 50th anniversary in 2004. That was also the year we lost Mom to breast cancer. - Veronica...

 

QuiltStories - Melissa Perkins

This is my first completed quilt. It was given to my cousin who is married to a firefighter. - Melissa Perkins...

 

PetStory - Maya's a fetcher

This is my Maya. One of her "jobs" is retrieving the newspaper. We got her as a puppy. She's 11 years old now. She will also get the mail, and she has been great as a hunting dog, retrieving downed...

 

Our people: Proud mom of thousands

My name is Shelly Norris. I moved to Clovis from the Ft. Walton Beach/Destin, Florida area along with my twin brother Michael and my family when I was 17. I was raised as an Air Force brat, lived all...

 

Lesson learned about family feuds and nerf guns

I took careful aim and shot the off-duty cop square in the chest and all hell broke loose. Soon, I learned not to bring a Nerf gun to a family feud. OK, so the police officer was really my niece (who...

 

Decorating, proactive aging ahead on show

Information on creating and decorating with color and proactive aging will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Interior designers and...

 

School menus - Jan. 13

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, gravy, mini carrots w/ranch, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked fries, veggie cup w/ranch,...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 13

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 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 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. game night Tuesday: No beginning line dance, 8 a.m.-4...

 

Club notes - Jan. 13

Curry County Association of Educational Retirees CCAER met Tuesday at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. Our program featured our area legislators, who were each introduced by their respective adopt-a-legislators (AAL) as follows: Sen. Pat Woods, R-Broadview,...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 13

The following are available for checkout at: 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...

 

Our people: Mayor, president, Eagle

My name is H. Carl Burnett. I am a retired technical specialist after 32 years with Xcel Energy. I've been married to my wife Sylvia for 35 years and we have two adult daughters, Gina and Melanie. I...

 

Don't spend too much time wringing hands over shutdown

Government shutdown. It has a nice ring for some of us, but the hand wringing in Washington D.C. is starting to get a little loud in the media. Two weeks into the shutdown — or more precisely...

 

School menus - Jan. 6

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito. Lunch — Chili cheese fries, broccoli w/ranch, chilled pineapple, cookie. Friday: Breakfast — Muffin. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, garden s...

 

Senior calendar - Jan. 6

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, 1 p.m. canasta Tuesday: No beginning line dance, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class,...

 

On the shelves - Jan. 6

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Mistletoe Murder” by Karen MacInerney ripples with festive cheer as Lucy Resnick enjoys life selling her jams and soaps during the day and evening fireside sessions with h...

 

Our people: Aiming high

My name is James Burroughes. I am a senior at Clovis High School. I am the corps commander of the CHS Air Force Junior ROTC, the community emergency response team (CERT) commander, FEMA Section VI...

 

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