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Jesus can quench our thirst forever

You should probably drink a lot more water. It’s our age’s most oft-recited quasi-medical mantra. Never mind that most of us have long thought that the human body came equipped with an “idiot...

 

Here comes that rainy-day feeling

Welcome to Monsoon Season. Yes, there is sarcasm in the term since our region barely averages 16 inches of rain annually. But most of whatever moisture we receive this year will probably fall between...

 

This is a plug for new beginnings late in life

More than 10 years ago, I was living in Africa (Lagos, Nigeria, to be exact). My life was pretty much a shambles, but I refused to return to the U.S. The reason I didn’t want to come back was because I could not for the life of me figure out what h...

 

Our people: Doing what she loves

My name is Susan Alman. I have lived in Melrose since 2014 and love it here. I was raised in a very small town much like Melrose where you left the house on the weekends after cartoons and a bowl of...

 

Mom deserves to be Homemaker of the Century

Homemaker of the Year? Shoot, my mom should be Homemaker of the Century. As I was getting ready to write my column Thursday night I noticed a familiar face on the pages of my Facebook feed — my...

 

Paper fabrics, homemade products ahead on show

Information on using homemade products for spring cleaning and working with paper fabric will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Spring...

 

School menus - April 28

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Beef teriyaki blasters, steamed rice, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken mac and cheese, seasoned...

 

Senior calendar - April 28

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, silent auction begins Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 1 p.m. pinochle, 5...

 

Honors - April 28

Justus Clovis High senior Emily Justus was selected as a winner in the personal essay category of the Organ Transplant Awareness Program of New Mexico’s 2019 scholarship essay contest. Her essay, “Two Lives Saved, A Personal Story,” will be...

 

On the shelves - April 28

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Romeo's Fight” by James Scott Bell delivers edge of your seat thrills with a pinch of romance, a dash of philosophy, and sprinkled with humor, mythology and even...

 

He is risen; what are you going to do about it?

He is risen. Yes, he is risen indeed! What are we going to do about it now? The best Easter sermon I ever heard was entitled “What are We Going To Do About it Now.” I say I heard it because I wasn...

 

Appliqué and Zentangle ahead on show

Information on appliqué and Zentangle will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Sewing instructor Nancy Lovett will share some tips for...

 

School menus - April 21

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

 

Senior calendar - April 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, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. musical...

 

On the shelves - April 21

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “What We Were Promised” by Lucy Tan brings the Zhen family back to Shanghai to join the upper class after twenty years in the U.S. Their lives are seen through the eyes of...

 

Kitchen gadgets can be handy time-savers

Ahh, those kitchen gadgets. They’ve been making them for centuries and advertising them on late-night television infomercials for decades. Even if you bought it because you were worried it would...

 

Goldfish, projector projects ahead on show

Information on how goldfish make excellent pets, how to use a projector to trace and enlarge images for projects and kitchen remodeling advice will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9...

 

School menus - April 14

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Chili cheese fries, broccoli w/ranch, chilled pineapple, cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, veggie cup w/ranch, chilled fruit....

 

Senior calendar - April 14

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. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m....

 

Club notes - April 14

Curry County and Area Republican Women The Curry County and Area Republican Women met on Tuesday at K-Bob’s Steakhouse with President Annie Hogland presiding. Debbie Spriggs lead the invocation and Debbie Zamora led the Pledge of Allegiance. There...

 

On the shelves - April 14

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow” by Holly Van Leuven transfigures Ray Bolger from a tall and gangling man of straw with a long face and sad-drooping eyelids, tripping...

 

Our people: A life in agriculture

My name is Janelle Duffey. I was born and raised in Rosewell and have lived in Clovis for the past six years. I have spent my entire life involved with agriculture. I grew up on a large farm east of...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    April 7, 2019

Trying to accept aging with grace - sort of

Apparently when a person reaches the age of 60 he realizes his body is never going to be the same. These days, when the doctor asks what body part hurts and/or doesn’t work, it’s easier to just...

 

Menus - April 7

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

 

Senior calendar - April 7

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, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. musical...

 

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