The squeal deal: Beauty of swine show in eye of beholder

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Elizabeth Green, 13, shows her pig Tuesday at the Curry County Fair. Green finished 10th in class 15 of Yorkshires. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Upturned snouts and thin, spindly tails. Translucent pink hides. Hair that is course and sparse. Generally, swine are not considered creatures of beauty. Step into […]

Women’s Day Out chance for beauty, learning

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Jeanette Shaffer-Putt, right, of Dillards in Clovis, applies eye makeup to Adriana Wolf of Portales Saturday during a makeup class at the second annual Women’s Day Out held at Greyhound Arena in Portales. (Staff photo: Karl Terry) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers It was a day for the women to enjoy and learn beauty tips, […]

11/22 Business Licenses

Here are some of the business licenses obtained from the city of Clovis in October: • Affordable Firewood/Landscaping Type: Firewood Owner: Richard Powers Location: 1205 Thornton St. • The New You Type: Beauty salon Owner: Lyndi Austin Location: 316 Main St. • Larelle Ferro Type: Beauty salon Owner: Larelle Ferro Location: 135 Highland Dr. • […]

Beauty can be found one hour away, take a bicycle

Clyde Davis: Local Columnist I fully intended to take some art work down to Roswell, to the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. There was to be a sale and exhibit, with a modest entry fee, and it seemed very worthwhile. This wasn’t going to intrude, either, into the items I planned to enter in our […]

School board considers removal of trees

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The tall spruce trees that have stood for decades like sentinels near the doors of Marshall Junior High School will soon be cut down. According to Charles Guthal, owner of a local landscaping service, the evergreens are a hazard. “I don’t like to cut down trees in New Mexico,” […]

The God of the Universe Is the God of All Beauty

Curtis Shelburne I made more than a few miles a couple of weeks ago and made them in style — the wrong style, but style. My younger brother, Jim, and I decided to take his little, old, once-red Mazda pickup on our trip to Houston to see our sister who is in the hospital there. […]

God sees beauty in people where others don’t

Judy Brandon: CNJ correspondent Christ loved us enough that he gave his life for us. We are valuable to him and he sees value in us that others do not see. Think about this illustration: At first glance, the highway from Fort Sumner to Santa Rosa really looks desolate and bleak. We were traveling that […]

Wright, Caryol

Caryol Wright Services: Have been held. Caryol Wright, 59, of Portales, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Oct. 15, 1945, in Portales, to Juanita and Johnny Wright. She graduated from Portales High School in 1963, and went on to study cosmetology in Clovis. For several years […]

Beauty and the Beast Are Engaged!

By Curtis K. Shelburne Well, now it’s official. The Hulk is engaged! Our second son, Jeffrey, the one who when he was a little guy we we always thought would stay a little guy — it turns out we didn’t have any little guys — the one who somewhere in his growing up years mutated […]

Maxwell, Bernice

Bernice Maxwell Services: Have been held. Bernice Maxwell, 98, of Portales died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on July 30, 1905, in Lowell, Ark., to Alpha Mae and Fred Lee Maxwell. Her family homesteaded in the Rogers community in 1906. She attended 11 years of schooling […]