Clovis Lions Club meetings relocated

The Clovis Lions Club was forced to find a new meeting location when Golden Corral Restaurant closed its doors Dec. 31.The Lions Club now meets at Dr. Ali Ghaffari’s office, 1501 W. Seventh St., at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Jan. 25, 2009 Club Notes

Clovis Education Association Clovis Education Association met on Jan. 13 at La Casita Library at 4-5 p.m.. Molly Smith, president, called the meeting to order. She introduced Curry County Association of Educational Retirees members Laura Beth Newberry and Lynda Milburn. They gave a short presentation of past and upcoming legislative issues. Molly handed out a […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 8 at Trinity Luthern Church with 12 members present. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered with New Years Resolutions. June Philips read “I Wish You a Happy Healthy New Year.” Dorothy Bean gave the treasurers report. A thank you letter […]

Jan. 11, 2009 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Dec. 17 with Joy and Sue Pattison. Eleven members brought food to serve with the lamb main dish. Mr. Hoyt Pattison joined for lunch and took pictures of the group by the Christmas tree. Aloha Starbuck, president, conducted the business meeting. A letter […]

Dec. 21, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club held their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 11 at the fair grounds with 15 members present. Roll call was answered with a Christmas memory or Christmas plans. Sheryl Abdill read “In His Hands” and Dorothy Bean read a Christmas poem. Thank you letters were read from New Mexico […]

Dec. 14, 2008 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Nov. 12 with Judy Gambill and Joan Ewing as co-hostesses. Eight members dined on a Thanksgiving lunch. Lucille Johnson showed a collection of Avon bottles. Gambill conducted the business meeting. Reports of several ill members were given. Plans were made for the Christmas […]

12/7 Club notes

Curry County Extension Club The Curry County Extension Club held its annual banquet Nov. 20 at Kingswood United Methodist Church with 50 members and four guests attending. Ginger Beck was mistress of ceremonies. Council President Sheryl Abdill introduced council officers. Lucille Johnson gave the invocation. The United Methodist Women prepared a meal, which was served […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Club Notes

Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Nov. 11 at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall. During the business meeting following the supper the assembly President Leona Eubanks was introduced and presented her program for the year. Eubanks was installed president at the assembly in Las Cruces in September. She lives in Lovington and […]

Booster Club hosting bonfire

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Nov. 9 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met in September at Muffley’s Back Door. Hostesses were Marcy Kos and Lois Hollinsworth. Twelve members were in attendance and guests were Kathryn Adkins and Annette Taylor. Memorials to the Humane Society for Nancy Wilkins and to Baxter Hall for Eva Wilson were voted on. […]

Nov. 2, 2008 Club Notes

Clovis Quilter’s Club The Clovis Quilter’s Club met Oct. 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 13 members present. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Pat Hensley gave the treasurer’s report. Next year’s officers were elected, with Brenda Harpold as president and Beth Franks as treasurer. The High Plains Quilt Festival was discussed. Plans were […]

Oct. 26 Club Notes

Farwell Senior Citizens The Farwell Senior Citizens held a 42 tournament fundraiser on

Military feature: Local woman oversees military tribute installation

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo New Mexico Garden Club Member Bess Kline, left, and the New Mexico visitor information center supervisor Janice Hamilton, right, joined forces to place a Blue Star Memorial marker at the visitor information center on U.S. 60/84. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Bess Kline said she has been working about […]

Oct. 19, 2008 Club Notes

Altrusa The Altrusa Club of Clovis met Oct. 13 at Muffley’s Back Door. Hostesses for the evening were Jackie Lara and Leslie McCloud. After a meal, business matters was discussed, including the upcoming 17th annual Pumpkin Patch held Oct. 18. Curry County Adult Detention Center Interim Warden Audrey Barriga gave a presentation on changes that […]

Groups seeking funds for city welcome signs

CNJ staff The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce and the Clovis Rotary Club are trying to raise $7,000 for a beautification project for the city. The project would erect welcome signs on the four main entry ways into the city. “This is a community-wide project that will enhance the entrance into the city on all […]

Cattlemen’s Club poker game ended up in court

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist A poker game in Clovis started out like any other poker game at the Cattlemen’s Club. You have to understand how these poker games can sometimes get tied up into courts of law. Really? You see, a young cattleman from Arizona showed up in Clovis in December 1954 with four […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Club Notes

Clovis Quilter’s Club The Clovis Quilter’s Club met Sept. 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 17 members in attendance, including newest member, Beth Franks. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Pat Hensley gave the treasurer’s report. Upcoming events were discussed. Volunteers were asked to sign up for the 2009 High Plains and the Llano […]

Sept. 7, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met July 8 at Dakota’s Steakhouse. Dan East was the guest speaker. A report was given on the activities of the Curry County Republican Party. The August meeting was canceled due to the involvement with the Curry County fair booth. The county republicans have […]

Performers bring 1950s rock ‘n’ roll to students

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Buddy Holly tribute artist Johnny Rogers performs Friday at an assembly at Mesa Elementary School. The assembly was held in conjunction with the annual Clovis Music Festival. Holly recorded many of his hits in Clovis. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Outside, the 1950-era vehicles of the Desert Cruzers Car […]

Aug. 24, 2008 Club Notes

Clovis Quilter’s Club The Clovis Quilter’s Club met Aug. 18 at Trinity Lutheran church with 19 members and one guest present, Darlene McCloud from Arizona. Diana Elliott was welcomed at the newest member. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Pat Hensley gave the treasurer’s report. Upcoming events were discussed. Amy Armenta furnished the Block […]