Organizations 2/29

Pleasant Hill Womens Club The Pleasant Hill Womens Club met on Feb. 19, 2004, at the Pleasant Hill Fire Department with 11 members and one guest present. The guest was Tammy Willard who gave us some tips on how to organize our home starting with our hearts and our relationship to God. Alice Pierce, president, […]

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 […]

Organizations 2/8

Curry County Genealogy Society The Curry County Genealogy Society held its February meeting at Carver Public Library with Vice President Don McAlavy presiding. The $10 membership dues were collected from six additional members to the society. Discussion of the Library of Congress project to gather tape interviews from World War II veterans encouraged members to […]

Sierra Club was overrun long ago by militant activists

Freedom Newspapers A newspaper headline recently took us aback; then it made us laugh. “Sierra Club under siege by militant activists,” it read, topping a news account of how a cadre of animal-rights, anti-immigration and zero-population-growth radicals are attempting to seize control of one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable environmental groups. But this is […]

Hardage, Gladys

Gladys Hardage Services: Have been held. Gladys Hardage, 88, of Farwell died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2003, at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center. She was born on May 18, 1915, in Alba Wood County, Texas. She married Hardy Windbourn Hardage on Dec. 16, 1933, in Clovis. In 1929 she moved to Parmer County, Texas, from Claunch. […]

Drinks for members only

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Tonya Largent, a bartender at American Legion Post 117, wipes down the bar while working Friday night at the Legion hall. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina Johnny Washington has a warning for veteran’s groups: Dot your “i’s,” cross your “t’s,” or face major problems with state liquor and gaming regulators. Speaking […]

Auditions for the Floyd Jamboree set

CNJ Staff Report The 54th Annual Floyd Lions Club Jamboree will hold auditions at 1 p.m. on Jan. 25 at the Floyd Community Building. These are auditions, not training sessions, Lions Club officials say. Each group or solo artist should have two traditional country/western or gospel songs to audition with. The Lions Club will also […]

Student Profile 1/1/04

Christine Thrower, 17, daughter of Linda and Troy Thrower, is a senior at Clovis High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? My idea of a perfect day is reading in the rain curled up on a window seat. What is your theme song? My theme song is “I’m Movin’ On” by the […]

2003: More business than usual

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad began the expansion of its railroad yard in Clovis this year, promising to add at least 80 jobs to the economy. CNJ FILE PHOTO By Jack King By all accounts, 2003 was a banner year for business in Clovis. Officials said commerce across the board grew at a record pace […]

‘Tis the season

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Family members James Townson, left, of Melrose, Cody Fullerton, center, 10, of Melrose, and Debbie Spriggs, right, of Clovis, wave to the floats as they stay warm during Saturday’s 2003 Clovis Christmas Light Parade. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth By Jack King Temperatures in the 30s didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of youngsters getting ready for Clovis’ […]