Organizations 2/15

Pilot Club of Clovis The Pilot Club of Clovis held its monthly business meeting on Feb. 9, 2004. Chaplain Sylvia Compton gave the invocation. Fourteen members were present. President Dorothy Baldock called the meeting to order. After reports from various committees were given, discussion on the upcoming Southwest District meeting in El Paso on April […]

Senior Happenings 2/15

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Sunday: 1 p.m. — Valentine’s dance and refreshments. Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. — Spanish bingo. Friday: 9:30 […]

Engagements 2/15

Keim-Robins Dr. Glenn and Kyra Keim of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kerry Anne Keim of Lubbock, to Timothy Wade Robins of Lubbock, son of Ron and Kay Robins of Fritch, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. (CST) on March 6, 2004, at United Methodist Church in […]

Birthday 2/15

Sandoval Carmelita Sandoval of Clovis celebrated her 97th birthday on Feb. 10, 2004. The celebration was hosted by her children, Virginia (and husband, Manuel) Quintana of Clovis, Rita Romero (Levy) of Albuquerque, Pauline Nino (Benny) of Amarillo, Carmen Rael (Severo) of Clovis, Manuel Sandoval (Tina) of Albuquerque and Trennie Lucero and Lorrie Sandoval, both of […]

Weddings 2/15

Schumpert Natalie Broglie of Kauai, Hawaii, and Scott Schumpert of Clovis were joined in marriage on Jan. 26, 2004, in Portales. Magistrate Judge Jane Martin performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Susan Broglie of Kauai and the late Earl Broglie. The bridegroom is the son of Geri Schumpert of Clovis and the […]

Anniversaries 2/15

Snipes Bernie and Bertie Snipes of Clovis will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2004, at the West 21st Street Church of Christ in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple was married on Feb. 14, 1964, in Clovis. They have three children; and […]

School menus 2/15

Clovis Elementary Monday: President’s day – no school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Go-gurt and toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets,, BBQ sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, roll, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, tater tots, pickle spear, milk. Thursday: School’s favorite menu. Friday: Breakfast — […]

Military medical man also a pastor

By Darrell Todd Maurina During most weekdays, Randy Billingsley wears the uniform of an Air Force master sergeant, working with the 27th Medical Group at Cannon Air Force Base. However, on Wednesday nights and Sundays, Billingsley commutes about an hour northwest of Clovis where he serves as the part-time pastor of Forrest Community Church, a […]

amos finds his true love

Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the shift keys and he shuns punctuation marks — except the hyphens and dashes. In light of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, Amos himself asked about our recapping his finding the love […]

Sometimes mistakes help us come out clean

Judy Brandon Think about this: sometimes our mistakes can turn out to be blessings. As a child, I loved Ivory soap. I was so amazed that it floated in the water when I took a bath. Then I would see the commercial on television — “Ivory Soap: the soap that floats!” The Ivory soap commercial […]

Religion Calendar 2/13

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. First Baptist Single Adults — 6:30 p.m., a time of fellowship, fun and games. For information, call Clay at 762-7209. First Church of God in Christ Leadership […]

Religion Roundup 2/13

The African Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Faith Christian Family Church. The concert is sponsored by the Clovis Christian Ministerial Alliance and Faith Christian Family Church and Kingswood United Methodist Church are coordinating the housing of the choir members and their sponsors. The concert is free but donations are accepted. For […]

Men, women planets apart

By Curtis Shelburne MEN, WOMEN ARE PLANETS APART If I ever actually had any doubt (and I didn’t) that, to borrow from the wise guy’s book title, men really are from Mars and women really are from Venus, getting dinner on a recent evening would have put that doubt to rest yet again. There was […]

Bishop’s wife teaches leadership

By Darrell Todd Maurina Ange Green knows a bit about leadership. As the wife of Bishop W. Charles Green Sr., head of the Church of God in Christ’s New Mexico jurisdiction, Green said she’s learned a great deal about leadership from her husband that will help her conduct a special leadership conference on Feb. 13 […]

Financial ministry helps manage money with faith

By Darrell Todd Maurina When the Rev. Randy Mullin of First Baptist Church of Farwell began hosting a financial ministry this past fall, he couldn’t believe the response. “It’s been incredible,” Mullin said. “When we launched this thing back in November, I guess probably the best way to describe it is we hit a very […]

amos finds a wart

Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys but he can’t use the capital shift keys and he shuns punctuation marks — except for hyphens and dashes. boss i was looking at my reflection in the toilet bowl the other day and i noticed […]

Third grade supplies have lessons for adults

Joan Clayton While cleaning out some old boxes the other day, I found some old school pictures, Bible school certificates, a red reader from first grade and my first grade class picture with all of us standing on the steps of Meserve School in Kansas City, Kan. I even found an old faded school supply […]

Religion Calendar 2/8

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of God, 307 N. Lea St. For information, call 742-1913. Sunday Alpha Course and supper — 5 p.m. […]

Religion Roundup 2/8

Sandia welcomes missionary speakers Pete and Allison Crook, who have served seven years as missionaries of the Southern Baptist Convention working in the South American nation of Ecuador, will be the guest speakers at the Sunday evening services at Sandia Baptist Church. The evening service for the church, located at 1100 W. Manana in Clovis, […]

Valentines Day 1986 brings laughs, memories

By Michelle Seeber PORTALES — Tom and Sandy Simenson of Portales have celebrated 15 Valentine’s Day anniversaries since their marriage on Nov. 19, 1988, in Denver. The Valentine’s Day they remember most, though, was in 1986, when they lived at Windsor Gardens in Denver before they got married. “It was a Roarin’ ‘20s party,” Tom, […]