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Senior calendar - June 16

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. installation, 5:30 p.m. Mexican pile-up, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilt...

 

Anniversary - June 16

Foreman Charles and Elaine Foreman of Clovis will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Wednesday. The couple was married June 19, 1964, in Carlsbad in a small ceremony with their parents, Kenneth and Ona B. Foreman and Eldon and Marguerite Rice....

 

Honors - June 16

Jacobo/Urioste Portales High graduates Daire Jacobo and Vanessa Urioste were two of seven high school graduates in the state to receive 2019-20 scholarships from First Financial Credit Union. The scholarships are $1,500 annually, or $750 per...

 

On the shelves - June 16

The following books are now available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Homes” by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah delivers an intimate view of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy who struggles to play, pray, and survive as...

 

Our people: Caring for the future

My name is Sylvia Villanueva. My husband Sammy and I have been married for 25 years. I am the mother of three boys: Andrew, 26, who is getting married next month; and Alex and Anthony, who are...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 9, 2019

Some of the best songs leave you with questions

Songs can tell a story, but the best ones leave a little something out of the story. As I was watching and listening to a made-for-pledge-week PBS special called “Story Songs” I realized I had a f...

 

Perfectionism, antiquing furniture ahead on show

Information on perfectionism, and antiquing furniture with homemade chalk paste will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. All times are Mountain. Jane...

 

Senior calendar - June 9

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. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 11 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m. pinoch...

 

On the shelves - June 9

The following books are now available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Triple Jeopardy” by Anne Perry brings investigative and courtroom drama into the early 20th century when young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat...

 

Anniversaries - June 5

Potter Doyle and Mary Potter of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday in Clovis. The couple was married June 6, 1969, in Wheaton, Minnesota. They have four children and four grandchildren. He is a retired pharmacist. She is a...

 

Our people: Teacher, mother, reader

My name is Tametrya Myers. I am married to Mike Myers. We have two children. Hunter, who is four, and Maia, who is 5 months old. I have worked at Clovis Community College for three years teaching...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    June 2, 2019

I long for days when 'Password' was game show

Some days I just want to get off of the merry-go-round in the password-crazy age we live in today. Unfortunately, it’s not even an option in many cases to do business without doing it online. My...

 

Pressed flowers, vase centerpieces ahead on show

Information on how to press flowers and decorate with them, and how to make tall vase centerpieces will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (All times...

 

Senior calendar - June 2

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. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 11 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m....

 

Honors - June 2

Smith Joli Don Smith graduated May 18 from the Texas Tech University School of Business with Summa Cum Laude Honors. She is the daughter of Leah Boone and Joe Keith Smith. She is the granddaughter of Donna and Rusty Clack and Jon and Venita Smith....

 

On the shelves - June 2

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library Two books were recently donated in memory of Derek Brumfield. “The Capitalist Code” by Benjamin Stein explains how the average American can make the system of stock...

 

Storyteller showcase - May 29

A story with two perspectives A wily old Rhode Island Red hen (Hazel Smith) came precariously close to removing a young girl’s eye last Tuesday. The girl (Bethany Jones) reported that she had merely wanted to view the eggs that Smith had produced...

 

Our people: A heart for the children

My name is Magdalena Ramirez. I have worked for Clovis Municipal Schools for 19 1/2, years all at Los Niños. One of the years we moved to the Lincoln Jackson building to combine family literacy and...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 26, 2019

There are worse names to have than Archie and Karl

Everybody gets one, but few ever get to pick it themselves. No, I’m not talking about your nose here. I’m talking about your name. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprised the world when they...

 

Paella, quilting with Paintstiks ahead on show

Information on making paella and using Paintstiks on quilt blocks will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. All times are Mountain. Chef Johnny Vee...

 

Senior calendar - May 26

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed, 4 p.m. social night 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....

 

On the shelves - May 26

The following books are now available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library American Duchess by Karen Harper travels back to 1895, St Thomas Episcopal Church on New York City's Fifth Avenue, where heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt, just 18, has been...

 

Storyteller showcase - May 22

Yes, it was puppy love at first sight One day, these dogs were in the pound. There were many kinds of breeds in the pound. Sofia was a girl and Marco was a boy. They were in the pound together, but had never met each other until the day they saw each...

 

Carve out some time to remember those who've served

I have a slender bound volume that — judging by quality — is probably a copy of a copy of a copy. The silver letters on the red tape that covers the spine read, “SERVICE MANUAL Roosevelt...

 

Our people: Living life whole-hearted

My name is Lacey Field. I am 35 years old and I was born in Lubbock. I now live in Clovis with my husband of 11 years, Mike, and my twins Haycie and Holden, who are 5. I teach first grade at Melrose...

 

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