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School menus - Aug. 19

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Tangerine chicken, rice, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, fresh fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked fries, veggie...

 

Our People: Pets? Yes... Ian, Gracie, Finnbar and Snowy

I am married to Matt, and have two grown children (David lives in Pittsburgh and is married to a wonderful young lady, Kelley - they are expecting their first child in November; and Katie, who...

 

Return of men to cheerleading bound to happen

The NFL preseason has begun and it’s time to cheer for your favorite team. But if you’re a Los Angeles Rams or New Orleans Saints fan your cheering may be led by a different gender. That’s...

 

Crafter shows off hottest yarns

Information on using water soluble stabilizers and problems facing pediatric dental patients will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All...

 

School menus - Aug. 12

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. 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,...

 

Senior calendar - Aug. 12

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m. gospel sing Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. BUNKO and games Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m....

 

I draw the line at my breakfast table

I’ve had this burr under my saddle a long time. It’s going to get me in trouble, but when it comes to my own breakfast table, it’s time. I’ve had a little note in my column ideas list for a...

 

See flower arranging made easy

Information on Cajun cooking and painting with pastels will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) John Vollertsen...

 

Senior calendar - Aug. 5

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

Honors - Aug. 5

NM Christian Children’s Home New Mexico Christian Children's Home's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator....

 

Our People: Arts and crafts is her favorite hobby

I started work when I was 16 as an administrative assistance for Radford High School, Honolulu, Hawaii. I was the daughter and wife of military personnel so I have had a variety of jobs. Waitressing,...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 29, 2018

Sometimes being thrifty backfires

If you live on the High Plains and you’re like me, you might be tighter than tree bark. That is a funny saying we have in these parts to refer to someone who is thrifty or a cheapskate. I think my...

 

Senior calendar - July 29

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

Time-saving products featured on show

Information on the power of the peanut, transferring an image on to fabric, and creating a photo display frame will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

She's reading 'The Girl in the Castle'

Let's see.... well, I'm a Clovis girl, leaving but returning to Clovis for good in the fall of 1996. I am a graduate of Texas Christian University holding a Bachelor's Degree in English and Journalism...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 22, 2018

Take care of those who serve you

Are you being served? That question was the name of a hilarious BBC sitcom set in a London department store. The staff had its own special way with customer service in a time and place where customer...

 

Learn how to roast, peel green chiles

Information on using mindfulness to improve our health and well-being and creating floral arrangements in bud vases will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Senior calendar - July 22

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 15, 2018

There will be tomatoes on my vines, somehow

I don’t want much out of my patio gardening this year. Just a tomato or two off my own vine will be fine. That’s probably the best I can hope for since that’s the only veggie I have planted. I...

 

Decorators share where to start with home remodeling

Information on home remodeling and making unique paper flowers will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)...

 

Local graduate gets scholarship

CLOVIS — Recent Clovis High School graduate Jack Palla was awarded a $1,000 Animal Health International, Inc. scholarship, according to a press release from the National FFA Organization. Palla was among 1,829 students nationwide who received over...

 

Senior calendar - July 15

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

Our People: She likes 'Learning to Fly' by Pink Floyd

Dianna Sprague was born and raised in Friona, Texas. Her parents are Salud and Angie Tirado of Friona. Dianna is the oldest of their four daughters Marie, Stefanie and Katricia. She graduated from...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 8, 2018

Electric? Hand-crank? Homemade ice cream so good

I could eat ice cream every night if I let myself but I try hard not to succumb to temptation that often. Still, as the hot days of July and it’s Independence holiday rolls around, I find myself...

 

See easy way to marble fabric

Information on pyrography and using Paintstiks to make quilt blocks will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)...

 

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