Club notes — April 25

Claud Rainy Day Extension The Claud Rainy Day Extension club met Feb. 10 at the home of Reba Camp where they worked on the photo frame project for the Senior Citizen Resident Center. March 10 at Grady, Alpha Club hosted a luncheon and a program about “Dresses for Children” made from pillowcases. On March 24, […]

Extension secretary provided wealth of information, experience

By Connie Moyer: Roosevelt County Cooperative Extension Jackie Clark began her career as administrative secretary for the Roosevelt County Cooperative Extension Office in 1985. She took the job with the intention of just staying a little while, and 25 years later, she has decided it was long enough. Since that time she has been the […]

Extension office hosting workshop

CNJ staff The Curry County Extension Office is hosting a farmer’s market workshop 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the extension office. Topics covered include crop diversification, season extension, value-added products, record keeping, enterprise budgets, marketing and sales strategies. Speakers include New Mexico State University extension specialists and agents, agriculture professionals and local farmers […]

Jan. 3 Club notes

Chapparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club held their annual Christmas Party at Trinity Luthern Church on Dec. 10 with 16 members in attendance. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Jeanetta Mesner read “My Christmas Card List”. The group answered roll call with their Christmas plans. June Phillips read the minutes and Dorothy Bean […]

City seeking bids for runway expansion

CNJ staff The City of Clovis is seeking bids for extending a runway at the municipal airport. The bid is for an extension of about 1,800 feet to the 4-22 runway. Airport Manager Steve Summers said the renovation would put the runway at 7,200 feet. City Purchasing Agent David Boswell said the extension would allow […]

April 19, 2009 Club notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met April 9 at Trinity Luthern Church with 11 members present. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Judy Ramirez read “Joy of Life”. June Phillips read the minutes and thank you notes from the San Angelo Christian Academy and Betty Jackson for the memorial gift. Dorothy Bean […]

April 5, 2009 Club notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension club The Claud Rainy Day Extension club met Feb. 25 with Marcy Kos, Lois Hollinsworth and Lucille Johnson for an enchilada lunch. Eleven other members and guest Crystal Fenstermaker were present. Ann Carter was elected to finish the term of president Ginger Beck, now teaching weaving and crafts at the university. […]

Extension office hosting crop conference

Freedom New Mexico The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a crops conference Friday at the Bailey County Coliseum, according to a press release from the service. The conference will address wheat production, fertility issues, irrigation and pest management, according to the release.

Bailey County extension office offering pesticide training

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is scheduling a trainning session Friday

March 1, 2009 Club notes

Curry County Extension Clubs The Curry County Extension Clubs leader training was held on Feb. 19 at the extension office. There were 12 members and two guests present. Home economist Glenda Belcher turned the meeting over to Gayla Jaquess from the Curry County health office, who presented the program on “Adult Immunization.” She explained what […]

Feb. 22, 2009 Club notes

Fairfield Extension Club Fairfield Extension Club met Feb. 13 at the First Christian Church at 10 a.m. Host was Jean Harding. Amy Armenta called the meeting to order with 16 members present. Sharon Ragland showed a baby quilt and a western chimes. Huggie bears were stuffed. Door prizes were won by Mary Winkles and Martha […]

School superintendent gets contract extension

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Board of Education voted during Tuesday’s meeting to extend Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm’s contract with the school district to 2011. The measure passed after a vote of 4-1, with Board Secretary Mark Lansford casting the dissenting vote. Lansford, who has voted in the past in to extend Seidenwurm’s […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 12 members present. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. June Phillips read “Wash Day.” Dorothy Bean gave the treasurer’s report. The club by-laws were gone over and changes were discussed with the group approving the changes. A domino […]

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. 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. […]

Longtime Roosevelt extension agent dies

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Just days before the 2008 Roosevelt County Fair opens, fair lovers have learned of the death of one of its biggest supporters. Floyd McAlister, who was Roosevelt County Extension agent for more than 22 years, died late Wednesday in Lubbock. He was 64. People are remembering him as the […]