4-2 Organizations

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met March 9 at the 21st Street Church of Christ with 15 members present. Roll call was answered with the question, “If you had one wish, what would you wish for?” Betty Jackson read “The Road to Success is Not Straight.” President Sheryl Abdill called the business meeting […]

3/5 Organizations

BPO Does No. 108 Clovis BPO Does No. 108 held a regular meeting Feb. 23 with President Gaylynn presiding. After roll call of officers, the meeting was called to order. The first order of business was to honor charter members Marge McCullough and Lena Klebold, who recently died, and remaining charter members of the Drove, […]

2/19 Organizations

Chaparral club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 12 in the home of Jeanetta Mesner, with Sheryl Abdill co-hosting. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order with Dorothy Bean giving the council report. Hostesses for the next few meetings were set up. The Domino Tournament was discussed. The group will make support bears during […]

Airport officials hope to launch new project

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Great Lakes Airlines flight 5093 takes off enroute to Albuquerque on Monday afternoon from the Clovis Municipal Airport. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Municipal Airport recently completed one major project and is petitioning federal officials in hopes of launching another, Director Steve Summers said. The airport finished replacing […]

1/15 Club notes

Beta Phi Beta Phi held their January business meeting with hostesses Collene Baldwin, Laura Loflin and Michelle Richmond. The meeting was presided over by president, Carman Richard. Secretary, Mary Ann Vinson read the minutes from the previous meeting. A thank you letter was received from Bread of Life Orphanage regarding our donation. Treasurer, Collene Baldwin […]

Patriot Act limit positive sign for freedom

Freedom Newspapers Although it was in some ways a tribute to Congress’ bumbling ways, the outcome for the USA Patriot Act — an extension for only five weeks, until Feb. 5 — was an unalloyed defeat for the Bush administration. The president had repeatedly said he would not accept a “short-term extension.” But in the […]

Nov. 6 Weddings, Anniversaries, Births, and Organizations

Organizations Fairfield Extension The Fairfield Extension Club met at the extension building on Friday, Oct. 28. Martha Brister and Marie Wells were the hostesses. Martha Watkins opened the meeting and handed out the by-laws of the club. Wessie White read the minutes and 17 members answered roll call. We discussed the coming annual banquet and […]

Oct. 16 Club Notes

Encanto Garden The Encanto Garden Club met Tuesday at the home of Elsie Dean with Jacque Wuest, vice president, presiding. Guest speaker was Gina Shelly of Makin’ It Natural Health Food Store. Gina distributed gift bags to each member and explained that her motto is “Take charge of your own body.” She also said that […]

Researchers talk peanuts on ag tour

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Ronald Henning of Nitragin, based in Oklahoma, gestures towards a peanut demonstration plot during Thursday’s peanut day sponsored by New Mexico State University. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — In the midst of concrete and asphalt in the city of Portales there is the essence of nature and eastern New […]

Lifestyles etc. 4/17

CLUB NOTES: Fairfield Extension Club Fairfield Extension Club met at Betty Ingram’s home on April 8. Twelve members and one guest were in attendance. Minutes were read and approved along with the treasurer’s report. Vanneta Beach, Jean Hardin, Marie Wells won the door prizes. We all enjoyed a lunch of ham, potato casserole and vegetable […]

3/20 Lifestyles: anniversary, engagement, etc.

Anniversary: Burton Bob and Hazel Burton of Corona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 19 at Corona Recreation room. The celebration was hosted by family. The couple was married March 15, 1955 in Fort Sumner. They have four children, 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is a general contractor. She is a housewife and […]

3/13 club notes, weddings, engagements, honors, etc.

Engagements: Swart/Hodges Ron and Kay Swart of Miami, Texas announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Cara Michele Swart of Miami, Texas, to Brock Taylor Hodges, of Amarillo, Texas, son of Jackie Hodges of Clovis and Donald Ray Hodges of Ranchvale. The couple will exchange vows June 10, 2005 at Country Home Weddings, […]

Ag Expo covers ID tags to compost

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — New Mexico State University extension agents will be conducting seminars to keep ranchers and dairymen up-to-date on animal identification tags and composting animal carcasses during the 13th annual New Mexico Ag Expo at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. Ron Parker, New Mexico Extension beef specialist, will be conducting the […]

Extension of Clinton-era gun ban unlikely

Freedom Newspapers This campaign season, the Democrats seem to be throwing everything they can think of at George W. Bush to see what sticks. It doesn’t seem to matter if the charges are true or even if the president has any connection to the subject in question. One charge is that Bush endangers Americans if […]

July 4 Closings

CNJ Staff Reports Most government agencies will be closed on Monday in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday. Many local banks are also closed, along with some retail businesses. The Clovis News Journal offices will be closed, but subscribers who do not receive their Monday papers may call 763-3431, extension 1, between 8 a.m. […]

Extension a possible lifeline for taxpayers

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS If you’re among the 10 million taxpayers who won’t meet the Thursday tax-filing deadline, now is the time to ask the Internal Revenue Service for an automatic four-month extension. Portales CPA Terry Cone knows about those extensions. He is recommending people who have complicated returns to file, but haven’t met with […]

organizations 4/11

Curry County Federated Republican Women (CCFRW) Vice President Judy Myrick presided over the March 9 meeting with 20 members and guests in attendance. The February minutes and treasurer’s report were approved as presented. Meeting presenters were welcomed, Brett Carter and Matthew Chandler, both running for District Attorney, and Fred Van Soelen, newly elected Commissioner for […]

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 […]

Club Notes for Week of 10/19

BPO DOES Clovis Drove No. 108 held a regular meeting on Oct. 9 with President Kaye Parrish presiding. The charter was draped in memory of long-time member Marie Reichenborn who recently died. The drove voted to donate $20 to the Pikes Peak Hospice in her memory. Parrish will be representing the drove at the upcoming […]

Club Notes

Pleasant Hill Womens Club Meeting The Pleasant Hill Womens Club met on Sept. 18 with eight members present at the Pleasant Hill Fire Department meeting room. A covered dish luncheon was served at noon by hostesses Donna Donahey and Alice Pierce. Alice Pierce, president, called the meeting to order and thanked members who helped clean […]