Jan. 25, 2009 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin, sausage, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beefy Mac, green beans, orange smiles, chocolate chip cookie, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cowboys bread, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hot dog, baked French fries, crunchy veggies, ranch dressing, mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Community Calendar

Activities Parenting Group — Meets 10 a.m. first Friday of each month at Clovis Civic Center. Information: 763-9027 Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first, second and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second […]

Jan. 25, 2009 DAR Profile

Morrow Robert Morrow was a soldier in the North Carolina Line during the American Revolution in a regiment commanded by Col. Alexander Martin. After completing his service under Martin, he was a volunteer serving under Gen. Nathaniel Greene.

Regarding goals, perceptions matter

By Margie Blatnik: Guest Columnist Our perceptions matter a great deal when it comes to achieving our goals.

Jan. 25, 2009 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 indoor exercise. Tuesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 indoor exercise; Noon pot luck luncheon; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Thursday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Engagements

Britain-Riley Ricky and Sherrie Britain of Roswell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla JoAnn Britain of Clovis to Cage Win Riley of Clovis. He is the son of Russell and Elainea Riley of Melrose. The couple will exchange vows March, 28, 2009, at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis. A reception will […]

LSC to add Incarnate Word in 2010

LSC Sports Information RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference will expand to 16 teams in July 2010 when the league adds San Antonio-based University of Incarnate Word. The LSC Council of Presidents voted unanimously to extend the invitation to Incarnate Word at its annual winter meeting Jan. 16 at the NCAA convention in Washington, […]

Tech-wise, not your grandpa’s Roundhouse

By Sue Vorenberg: The New Mexican

Lobbyist spending reports trickle in

By Steve Terrell: The New Mexican

Bidding proposed for Valles elk licenses

By Staci Matlock: The New Mexican If a bill titled HB 11 passes the state Legislature this session, avid elk hunters might one day be able to bid on a license for a bull elk in the grand Valles Caldera National Preserve on eBay. Rep. Jeannette O. Wallace, R-Los Alamos, is sponsoring the legislation, which […]

Early warm-up

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Lugene Blue and her grandsons Zachary, front, and Riley Swinney take a walk around Blue’s neighborhood. Blue said she walks daily, but the warm temperatures make them more pleasant. By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico

Six vie for Curry County spelling bee crown

Freedom New Mexico The Curry County Spelling Bee starts at 9 a.m. today at Clovis Community College in Room 512. The winner of the county bee will participate in a statewide spelling bee in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque bee will determine the winner representing New Mexico at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in […]

Portales Relay for Life kicking off

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Relay for Life of Portales is kicking off its annual March fundraiser with a registration party from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pizza Hut in Portales. The community effort raises money for the American Cancer Society and cancer research. Pledge sheets and other information will be available […]

Retired teacher named new Portales city councilor

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Antonio Salguero, a cancer survivor and retired teacher, is the newest member of the Portales City Council. Salguero was sworn in Friday, replacing Jake Lopez, who resigned after winning a seat on the Roosevelt County Commission. “This is my chance, provided my health doesn’t go out or anything like […]

Jan, 24, 2009

BEVERLY HILLS – God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Pittsburgh Steeler fans were offered four added flights to the Super Bowl city of Tampa Thursday. The city has two airports. U.S. Airways is based in Pittsburgh and they will let each person select where they want to land, the Allegheny or the Monongahela. • […]

Jan. 23 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About noon Jan. 12 an officer responded to a school in the 100 block of Commerce Way for a disruptive student. An administrator told the officer a 13-year-old boy was to the office for being disruptive. While in the office, the man […]

Clovis banker joins college board of regents

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico A Clovis banker has joined the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents. At the regents meeting Wednesday in Santa Fe, Randy Harris, president of the Bank of Clovis, was sworn into his new position on the board, according to ENMU President Steven Gamble. Harris is a longtime Clovis […]

Clovis airport hosts glider

CNJ staff The Civil Air Patrol Clovis High Plains Composite Squadron is scheduled to have a glider at the Clovis Municipal Airport starting at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited to see the glider fly and obtain information about Civil Air Patrol. Civil Air Patrol cadets are eligible for free glider rides. […]

Money can be made off of stupidity

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist You know that sick feeling that smothers your whole body when you realize you’ve just done something stupid? That happened to me a few days ago — again. I went to watch my grandson’s basketball game. In the school’s parking lot I decided I didn’t need my purse inside, so […]

Choices are ours, not government’s

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist The Oakland Worldwide apartments in California do not ban smoking around the pool frequented by renters. John Birke thinks the smoke his child is inhaling there is hurting her. But instead of taking the trouble of moving to a place where no smoking is permitted by the pool, […]