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Socks with sandals is a thing

We all have our moments when we decide we want to experiment and have fun with fashion. In doing so, we hope not to make a fashion faux pa when we walk into a room. Today, it's so easy to be “that...

 

Working with color rules in interior design on coming show

Information on creating space with pattern and wood burning celtic knots will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are...

 

Senior calendar - June 3

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: Native son of a native son

Brian Allen Jones was born and raised in Clovis, the middle child of Cletis and Pat Jones, of Clovis. His father was a big supporter of the family's love of sports and would take the children to...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 27, 2018

Scammers call anyway; have fun with it

Remember the days when, if the phone rang, we immediately dropped everything and ran to the wall or telephone table and talked to the person on the other end of the line? I’m really pining for...

 

Royal wedding still in fashion focus

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle... The newly crowned Duke and Duchess of Sussex took place May 19 as the world watched in curiosity, while waiting in suspense of the arrivals, the...

 

Tassel maker, book bags on future show

Information on using the Boye Pom Pom and Tassel Maker and working with Fast2Fuse interfacing for bag making will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursda...

 

Senior calendar - May 27

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m. crafters, 2:30 p.m. embroidery, 6 p.m. trivia mania Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4...

 

Our People: Best gifts are family, friends

Cindy Waters was born and raised in Clovis. Her father is the late Wiley Snyder and her mother is Lois Snyder, of Clovis. She has one younger sister, Susan Ogilvie. Waters grew up in a close knit...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 20, 2018

No miracles here, just perception

Arriving home and sinking into my easy chair, I questioned my wife as to what she heard on the audio clip on social media. She didn’t seem to know what I was talking about so I asked if she heard...

 

One-piece and maxi skirt great pair

Memorial day is one week from Monday and that means a 3-day weekend for many. A lot of you will be traveling for the holiday and by now your activity plans are already in order. To get you...

 

See painting with plein air technique

Information on plein air painting techniques and using a twelve needle deluxe electric felting machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at n...

 

Senior calendar - May 20

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....

 

Club notes - May 20

Portales Woman’s Club Portales Woman’s Club met on May 9 for the final meeting of this club year. President Cami Howl presided. Following the invocation, lunch was served, meeting was called to order, pledges and Collect were recited,...

 

Our People: Learning, loving family

Mary Fanelli Ayala grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs - Hatboro, Pennsylvania. Her parents owned a restaurant. They adopted her and her siblings into a diverse home. She is Hispanic/Irish, her...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 13, 2018

If you're not a columnist, keep it professional

A good friend and newspaper reporter/editor always used to drill the people he trained not to write the way they talk. He probably could have applied it to me when I first started writing...

 

Star fashion shined bright at Met Gala

The 2018 Met Gala opening ceremony for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has come and gone. The fundraising ceremony took place on Monday night in New York City. What was so exciting...

 

See cold process soap-making on show

Information on needle sculpting a doll’s face and make homemade soap will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)...

 

Club notes - May 13

American Legion District 4 members of the American Legion family met April 21 at Post 25 in Clovis for their bi-annual meeting. Among topics in discussion were Post 25’s plans for its 100th anniversary in June 2019. 49 auxiliary and American...

 

School menus - May 13

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel and cream cheese. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, seasonal fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — BBQ shredded pork on bun, baked fries, veggie cup...

 

Senior calendar - May 13

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. business meeting Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

Native daughter called to preach

Sodaricka Phillips was born and raised in Portales. She is the daughter of Danny Thomas Kendrick and Debra Jean Walker Kendrick. Both of her parents were preachers. Throughout high school she particip...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 6, 2018

Never knew antique shopping was so fun

I never saw myself antique shopping on vacation but after a recent close encounter in an antique store that might change. I like watching the show American Pickers on television. They always educate...

 

Add some dazzle with these accessories

In most cases, accessories can make a boring look more fabulous. One of my top five favorite accessories are earrings and there are some stellar options out there. In a time when it's totally okay to...

 

School menus - May 6

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, seasoned green beans, cinnamon applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Soft taco w/salsa, seasoned pinto beans, seasoned...

 

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