May 7 – May 13 What's Happening

Friday Military Spouse Appreciation Day Celebration — 9 a.m., Airman & Family Readiness Center. First Friday — 5 p.m., The Landing Zone. Clovis Relay For Life — 6 p.m., Ned Houk Park. Book Sale — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Heart of the Earth performance — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium. Arts Academy […]

ENMU choirs chosen for musical celebration in Austria

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Courtesy photo Eastern New Mexico University’s Choir will represent the state to participate in the 2010 American Celebration of Music in Austria. By Zou Yang: Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico University choir members are taking their music to Europe. The two ENMU choirs have been chosen to represent New Mexico in the 2010 […]

11-8 Anniversaries

Page Stephen and Rachel Page of Clovis celebrated their 25 wedding anniversary at 3 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2009, at their home. The celebration was hosted by their children. The couple was married Oct. 26, 1984 in Clovis. They have three children and one grandchild. He is employed at Nick Griego & Sons Construction. She […]

ENMU homecoming week kicks off with music event

By Clarence Plank: PNT Staff Writer Songfest 2009 kicks off a week-long celebration of Eastern New Mexico University’s 75th anniversary and homecoming. It all begins Monday, giving ENMU organizations on campus a chance to cut a rug and bring down the house. “It is … an annual event that falls on the Monday before homecoming,” […]

Portales Smokin’ Third bash kicks off Independence Day festivities

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PNT Photo: Zhongming Jiang A fireworks display explodes over the city of Portales. The show is part of the Smokin’ Third of July Bash. The event kicks off Independence Day festivities in Eastern New Mexico. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico Every holiday seems to be a time for family to get together. The Fourth […]

Juneteenth celebration set for Saturday

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Walter Coffe, left, places foil over a batch of fried fish while Jonah Fletcher scoops more out of the fryer at the Juneteeth Festival at Potter Park. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico This year’s Juneteenth celebration won’t actually happen on June 19th in Clovis. But it’ll be close enough […]

May 3 Anniversaries

Lasiter Tim and Debbie Lasiter of Texico will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 9, 2009, at the Ingram Room in the Clovis-Carver Library. The celebration is hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married May 9, 1969 in Roswell. They have three children and five grandchildren. […]

Easter good time for reflection

By Judy Brandon: CNJ religion columnist This is my favorite season of the year. From a Christian perspective, Easter season is the celebration of the Resurrection Day when Jesus rose from the grave. At this time of year, I gratefully think about the sacrifice Christ made on the cross. The cross has great significance. For […]

March 22, 2009 Anniversaries

Creiglow Roy A. Creiglow and Saundra L. Creiglow of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. March 29, 2009, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The celebration will be hosted by their son Keith Creiglow and his wife, Leah. The couple was married March 29, 1959, in Lancaster, Ohio. They have 5 children, 13 […]

Project works to revitalize celebration of New Mexico’s state Arbor Day

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Music intertwines in all aspects of our lives

By Linda Lewis: Guest columnist Days remaining in session: 29

Eveyone has a soundtrack

By Richard Layman This is part of a series in which local columnists share their love for music in celebration of “Music in Our Schools Week” at Clovis Municipal Schools. In contemplating this article I was thinking what can an amateur say about the meaning of music in one’s life. Then I remembered something my […]

Bella Vista joins inauguration celebration

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Students at the Arts Academy at Bella Vista dance during the an inauguration ball Tuesday at the school. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Not to be left out of the celebrations at the nation’s capital, Clovis residents held their own commemorations of Tuesday’s historic inauguration. Barack Obama was sworn […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Anniversaries

Baugh Marvin and Beverly Baugh of Portales will celebrate their 50th weeding anniversary Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their daughters and grandchildren. The couple was married Nov. 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kan. They have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. He is retired from […]

Pair to serve as grand marshals

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer As part of the Veterans Week celebration, Clovis residents Gordon Lam and Rick Hidalgo will serve as grand marshals on Saturday’s Veterans Day Parade. The parade will start at 10 a.m. on Main Street. • Lam, 54, is the New Mexico Veterans of Foreign War state commander Service background: […]

Oct. 5, 2008 Birthdays

Cole Christine Cole of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 at the community center, 1504 Red Cloud Place. The celebration will be hosted by family, friends and relatives. She was born Oct. 12, 1918, in Virginia. She has four children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and […]

Sept. 28, 2008 Birthdays

Widner Audrey Widner of Waco, Texas, and formerly of Melrose, will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 4, 2008, at the New Road Church of Christ fellowship room in Waco. She was born Oct. 5, 1918. The celebration will be hosted by Monty Edwards of Augusta, W. Va., Harvey and […]

8/31 Birthdays

Snell Louise Snell of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Library Ingram Room. The celebration will be hosted by Robert and Karen Snell, Kenda Richardson, Brenda Rossiter and Tiffeny Smith. Louise Snell was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Oklahoma. She has one child, four grandchildren […]

July 27, 2008 Anniversaries

Rubio Eddie and Viola Rubio of Clovis will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at noon Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. A reception will immediately follow at La Quinta Inn, 4521 N. Prince St. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Eddie A. Rubio Jr., Raquel R. Rubio, Reyna G. Rubio and grandchildren, […]

July 20, 2008 Anniversaries

Dunsworth Kenneth and Geraldine Dunsworth, of Portales, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at University Baptist Church, in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by Paul Dunsworth and Jerry and Leanna Dunsworth. The couple was married