Cooking turkey featured on show

Information on making canvas-covered journals, cooking turkey and being a great hostess will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Lauren Ferguson will show how to make a canvas-covered journal to keep in your pocket or purse for handy access to jot down phone numbers, names and other […]

McGee: Just miss me when I’m gone

By Grant McGee: Freedom columnist It was vacation time. South of Brownwood, Texas, we zipped by a cemetery. Apparently there was going to be a funeral that day. A green canopy had been set up, under it were burgundy velvet covered chairs probably there for the family. And there was the mound of dirt covered […]

Senior happenings — Jan. 9

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance at Los Abuelitos in Portales. Please bring a covered dish. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities Tuesday: 9 a.m., Board of Directors meeting; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 11 a.m., Monthly senior center meeting; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., […]

Salads, button jewelry featured on show

Sheryl Borden Information on paper foundation piecing, making fabric covered button jewelry and preparing a variety of salads will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Author and quilter Norah McMeeking will discuss and demonstrate paper foundation piecing for patchwork quilts. This method is extremely accurate and keeps […]

Senior happenings — Nov. 28

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance at Los Abuelitos in Portales. Please bring a covered dish. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor Exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m., Daily activities; 9:30 a.m., Free blood pressure […]

Volunteers help spruce up Main Street

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Kylee McCormick, 7, tried to paint the building instead of herself with little luck. A group of volunteers helped Clovis MainStreet repaint some of the buildings in downtown Saturday. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Slowly but surely, white paint delivered by rollers covered the chipped brick red paint at […]

Education feature: Students, staff honor teacher battling cancer with mural

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Third-grader D.J. Grayson finally found his butterfly in the maze of over 500 butterflies that makes up a mural in honor of third grade teacher Kendra Lennon who left the school in November to battle cancer. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer When Kendra Lennon left Mesa Elementary School to […]

April 19, 2009 Senior calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: Dance at La Casa Senior Center in Clovis. Please bring a covered dish. Monday:

County commission to vote on burn ban

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Commissioners are expected to vote today on a burn ban for Curry County. The ban would prohibit open fires for a period of 45 days, at which time commissioners would reevaluate the ban, according to a resolution distributed to commissioners. Covered propane and charcoal grills would be exempt from […]

Police investigating armed robbery at Sonic in Portales

Freedom New Mexico An armed man robbed the Sonic on Chicago Street about 9 p.m. Thursday, according to Portales police. Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said one person entered the restaurant with his face partially covered, produced a handgun, demanded cash, and left. As of about 10:15 p.m., Berry said the police didn’t have a […]

Dec. 14, 2008 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.Sunday: 1 p.m. -5 p.m. Dance in Portales at Los Abuelitos. Bring a covered dish.Monday:

12/7 Senior happenings

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m. Dance at Friendship Senior Center. Bring covered dish.Monday:

Oct. 12, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1 -5 p.m. Dance at Los Abuelitos in Portales. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

Sept. 14, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. Dance, Los Abuelitos in Portales. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

8/31 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. Dance, La Casa Senior Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

July 20, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. dance, La Casa Senior Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

May 11, 2008 Reunions

Wheatland Wheatland School will hold an all-school reunion at 8 a.m. May 24 at the Grady Senior Citizens Center. All former students are invited to attend and asked to bring a covered dish. Information: (806) 362-4524.

April 28, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1- 5 p.m. dance, Los Abuelitos, Portales; Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

Historical research counts 68 cemeteries, 17,000 names

By Don McAlavy: Local Columnist When we published our High Plains History Book in 1980, following the 1978 Curry County History Book, we made the effort to record as many area cemeteries as we could, listing the names and dates of 68 cemeteries that contained nearly 17,000 names. The cemeteries we recorded covered all those […]

Credit-card debt Christmas tradition

By Bob Huber: Humor Columnist Now and then I dig into my stale-notes vault seeking something unusual to write about. This year I plucked a familiar poem especially for victims of Post Christmas Blues Syndrome. It’s titled “’Twas a week after Christmas, with apologies to Clement C. Moore.” It goes like this: (Warning! Prepare to […]