June 6, 1934

Frederick Pratt, for more than two years rector of the Clovis Episcopal Church, was the new grand chaplain of the New Mexico Masonic order. … Area farmers reported hail stones larger than hen eggs beat holes in roofs and brought blood to the backs of animals. … Camel cigarette makers reported “science” had discovered smoking […]

Diabetes cure depends on more than doctors

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist When he was 9 years old, our middle son began to behave oddly. Normally talkative and happy, he seemed to have no energy and complained often of feeling sick. We had him examined by the pediatrician but found nothing. We took him to a therapist, who thought he seemed depressed. […]

Convicted Clovis killer dies in prison

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The May 1976 issue of Front Page Detective featured a cover story on the 1975 investigation of the death of a Melrose resident. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A man convicted of brutally raping and murdering a Clovis convenience store clerk more than 30 years ago died Tuesday in a state prison. Stanley Deon […]

Dec. 14, 2006 Cops and Courts

A 38-year-old convenience store clerk was beaten and kicked Dec. 7 by a customer, according to police reports. Around 7 p.m., officers were dispatched to Allsup’s at 301 N. Prince St. for a report of battery. The clerk, who was helping customers when they arrived, was bleeding from the ear and seemed dazed, the report […]

Death penalty motion OK’d

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James Smith,right, is escorted into the court room of Judge Joe Parker at the Curry County Courthouse Monday afternoon by Transport Officer Cliff Chilcoat. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Editor’s note: Content in this report may be offensive to some readers. A district judge ruled Monday probable cause exists […]

Fountain of youth flowing with wine

By Mona Charen: Syndicated columnist A couple of months ago, the journal Nature published a study showing mice that ingested a substance found in red wine demonstrated remarkable longevity. There is, so far, no evidence that the substance, resveratrol, has a similar effect on humans. Nonetheless, there has been a rush on the product; health […]

July 16 Senior Menus

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.— Dance, music by Deseo. Attendees are asked to bring food. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.—Sopapilla luncheon. Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — […]

Blood shortage has providers raising efforts

By Paula Cronic: PNT Staff Writer A shortage of blood donors has area blood service providers concerned enough to step up their efforts. United Blood Services of Lubbock, which provides blood to Portales, Clovis, Hobbs and parts of West Texas, has recently gone on critical appeal for blood. Going on critical appeal for blood means […]

Senior Menus 7/9

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. — Shopping and lunch; 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Board of directors meeting; 11 a.m. — Monthly senior meeting, refreshments to follow. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; […]

May 28, 2006 Senior Menus

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: Closed for Memorial Day. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. Refreshments. Thursday: 10:30 a.m.. — Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. — Spanish Bingo (Loteria); 2 p.m. — Refreshments. Friday: […]

5/21 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. —Dance. (Music by Grupo Deseo) Please bring food. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.. — Fun walk; 12 p.m. — Luncheon. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. […]

5/14 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 11 a.m. — Sopapilla Luncheon. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. Refreshments. Thursday: 10:30 a.m.. — Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. […]

5/7 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Senior center board of directors meeting; 11 a.m. — Senior membership meeting; noon — Refreshments. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood […]

4/30 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. — Birthday cake. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. […]

4/23 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — indoor exercise Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — bingo; 1:30 p.m. — blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. — refreshments. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — […]

4/16 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — fun walk; noon — luncheon. Wednesday: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — bingo; 1:30 p.m. — blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. — refreshments. Thursday: 10:30 […]

4-9 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. — Shopping and lunch; 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Board of directors meeting; 11 a.m. — Senior membership meeting; noon — Refreshments; 2 p.m. — Indoor exercise. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. […]

3/26 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 12 p.m. — Luncheon Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. Refreshments Thursday: […]

3/19 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. No dance until April 30 Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks. 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Fun walk. Noon — Luncheon. Wednesday: 9:30-10:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks. 1 p.m. — Bingo. 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. 2 p.m. Refreshments. […]

3/5 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance Tuesday: 9 a.m. to noon — Rightway Shoe Fair; 11 a.m. — Sopapilla luncheon; 2 p.m. — Refreshments Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. —10:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 10:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 […]