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Our people: Aviation aficionado

My name is Carlos Arias. I run my own consulting company and am an aviation aficionado. I'm a pretty positive person whose whole life revolves around my family. I'm also one of the luckiest guys I...

 

Plenty of vets to thank even if not from WWI

About a century ago it was known as “The Great War” or the “War To End All Wars.” We now know it as World War I and today marks 100 years since that horrible war ended. Veterans Day was...

 

Layering a bed, smart snack guidelines ahead on show

Information on how to layer a bed, create inspiration and memories on home décor and following the smart snack guidelines from the United States Department of Agriculture for fundraisers will be the...

 

School menus - Nov. 11

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked fries, veggie cup w/ranch, sidekicks. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Soft taco w/salsa, seasoned pinto beans, seasoned corn,...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 11

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise...

 

On the shelves - Nov. 11

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “No Place to Hide” by Lynette Eason leaves Jackie Sellers dumbfounded when she sees her childhood friend and onetime crush on national news and wishes it were under differe...

 

Club notes - Nov. 11

Curry County Association of Educational Retirees Curry County Association of Educational Retirees hosted guest speaker Loralee Woods Hunt, who spoke about the SunZia Southwest Transmission Projects and wind energy farms being developed and...

 

Our people: Walking on the wild side

My name is Cody Machen. I am a dietitian and reptile keeper at the Hillcrest Park Zoo and I have a 10-year-old son named Brix. I am a simple man who loves his family and friends. I am always looking...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 4

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, 5 p.m. business meeting, 5:30 p.m. Granny Bowl awards, 6 p.m. potluck (chicken provided), 6:30 p.m. games. Tuesday: 8...

 

Menus - Nov. 4

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cheese omelet taco. Lunch — Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, orange smiles, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini donut. Lunch — Turkey and cheese croissant, veggie...

 

Club notes - Nov. 4

Encanto Garden Club Encanto Garden Club met Oct. 18 in the home of Marcella Roy. Present members include Jacque Wuest, Donna Whitfield, Bobbi Lyones, Joanne Augenstein, Barbara Voges, Helen Martinez and Jessica Belew. After the gardner’s prayer we...

 

Stepping out of comfort zone good way to grow

I’m not too sure how I got this way, but if you’ve got a minute I’ll share an idea or two. As I was standing in line at the Methodist Church Turkey Dinner and Bazaar this week, my Aunt Nona...

 

On the shelves - Nov. 4

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, while at the same time delivers a dazzling love...

 

Wood burning, thread sketching ahead on show

Information on wood burning one-shape designs and thread sketching will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Artist and author Jo Schwartz...

 

Our people: Homegrown Portales-ite

My name is Arturo Ontiveros. I am 1 of 11 children born to Abel and Soledad Ontiveros, the second to the youngest. I am married to Veronica (Gonzales) Ontiveros and we have two awesome boys, Adrian, 1...

 

Plastic foam and bouquets ahead on show

Information on working with plastic foam and making wrapped bouquets will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Deborah Pace will show how to use plastic foam to create ZIAs (Zentangle...

 

School menus - Oct. 28

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Skillet frittata. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, steamed veggies, chilled mixed fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini cinni’s. Lunch — Porky ribn on a bun, baked fries,...

 

Opinion: Always ready to bring a ghost story to life

I can’t say as I’ve ever seen a ghost or had a paranormal experience. But I have managed to start or stir a few ghost stories in my time. My wife and I have stayed at many of the historic hotels a...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 28

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 8:30 a.m. power walking, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m....

 

On the shelves - Oct. 28

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” by Beth Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mother’s question: why her only son died. This...

 

Our people: Helping people (and dogs) in need

My name is Dustin Caroland. I was born in Albuquerque and moved to the Clovis/Portales area when I was 15-years-old. I am a graduate of Portales High School and will be graduating from Eastern New...

 

Gluten-free meals, sleep apnea ahead on show

Information on preparing gluten-free main dishes for two, creating a fun flip-up card and learning how to eliminate sleep apnea will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on...

 

Club notes - Oct. 21

Portales Women’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on October 10th with President Amber Hamilton presiding. There were 18 members and four guests present. Hamilton introduced Charles Broz, associate professor of culinary arts at Eastern New Mexico...

 

School menus - Oct. 21

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Nacho chicken pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Sloppy joe on a bun, baked fries, veggie...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 21

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 Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m....

 

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