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On the shelves - Oct. 21

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “A Dangerous Game” by Heather Graham opens with criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan wrapping up after a normal day at the office. Outside, she’s accosted by a...

 

Opinion: It's cacahuate time in eastern New Mexico

It’s cacahuate time or, if you live in eastern New Mexico, you may call it kakawate time. It’s our local version, in Spanish, of tomato or tomahto. The spelling of the local name for NM 202 came i...

 

Our people: Business, family and wonderful memories

My legal name is Alexandra Floyd but people may know me by my nickname Sandy. I was named after my mother’s best friend from high school. I have two brothers, one older and one younger. My father...

 

Beauty everywhere if we look with fresh eyes

As I pulled out onto the highway from my little neighborhood at dawn I cussed the sun that was rising dead center of the road. It was so bright I feared I would miss an oncoming car. I thought about...

 

Aging gracefully, building birdhouses ahead on show

Information on aging gracefully, building bird houses, and cooking with wild-caught California king salmon will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on...

 

School menus - Oct. 14

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

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 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 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....

 

On the shelves - Oct. 14

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Word is Murder” by Anthony Horowitz begins with one bright spring morning in London where Diana Cowper — the wealthy mother of a famous actor — enters a funeral...

 

Our people: Keeping a connection to history

My name is Lonnie Berry. My great grandfather on my mother's side settled in south Roosevelt county in the Lingo area in the late 1800s. My mother was born near Lingo in a small shack on her...

 

Don't feel the need to get dressed to the nines

The Texas blues/rock band ZZ Top did a song titled “Sharp Dressed Man.” I am not that guy in the “silk suit, black tie.” Fortunately I’ve only lived in one place and time where a suit and...

 

Language of sewing, lightboxes ahead on show

Information on the language of sewing, using a lightbox for quilting and making costumes or play clothes for children will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and...

 

School menus - Oct. 7

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini donut. Lunch — Turkey and cheese croissant, veggie dippers w/ranch, fresh apple. Wednesday: Breakfast — Mini pancake. Lunch — Corn dog, baked fries, baby carrots w/ranch, chilled...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 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, 2:30 p.m. United Health Care open enrollment, 5 p.m. business meeting, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8...

 

On the shelves - Oct. 7

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Disrupters” by Patti Fletcher imagines a business world where women throw out the old playbook and start making their own rules. With exciting insights and uplifting...

 

Club notes - Oct. 7

Association of Retired Educators The Curry County Association of Retired Educators hosted guest speaker Becky Rowley, Clovis Community College President, who came to inform us about the upcoming Bond D issue for higher education improvements. The...

 

School menus - Sept. 30

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cheese omelet taco. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, steamed broccoli and carrots, apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes...

 

On the shelves - Sept. 30

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Game and Hunting” by Kurt Q. Bluchel is a beautiful two-volume set given in memory of Ron Kline. The first book deals with the development and significance of hunting,...

 

Senior calendar - Sept. 30

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

 

Reunion - Sept. 30

Carlton The family of Aubrey and Elmina (Crow) Carlton, formerly of Friona, celebrated its 32nd reunion. They met at the home of Rocky and Donette (Carlton) Sabins in Lubbock. They enjoyed a meal of fried chicken and all the trimmings and a...

 

Living the yoga lifestyle

My name is Amiee Constantopoulos but my close friends and family call me Amiee Jo. I was born in Amarillo, Texas, in 1980 and moved to Eastern New Mexico in the early 90s. I am married to Jim... Full story

 

Don't need a cheat sheet for family's sayings

We called them sayings in my family, colloquial quips that made our eastern New Mexico, West Texas language colorful. As I’ve aged, sayings come to me quicker and quicker. That’s a good thing... Full story

 

Weaving, New Mexico dishes ahead on show

Information on a new weaving technique done on fusible stabilizers and some traditional dishes of New Mexico will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and at noon on Th...

 

'No one gets left behind'

My name is Joel Gershon. I was born in Izmir, Turkey where my father, who was in the Air Force, was stationed. I moved to the states when I was 2 years old. I moved to Clovis when I was 16 years old a...

 

I'll always have an umbrella when I need one

I don’t know about you, but admitting that you own an umbrella in the desert Southwest is enough embarrassment without being caught foisting one above your noggin in public. I caught myself chucklin...

 

Garment sewing, cabiinet updates ahead on show

Information on tips for successful garment sewing, updating kitchen cabinet hardware, and new gluten-free products available will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday a...

 

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