Jan. 2 Shopping with Tonya

Yankee candles make great gifts. Decription: Jar candles that come in a variety of sizes and scents including aloe vera and fresh linen. Cost: $22.99 for a 20 ounce jar candle. Where to purchase: Numerous stores in Clovis and Portales and at www.yankeecandle.com. Who would enjoy this gift: Anyone who enjoyes a scented office or […]

Note to grads: Don’t sweat small stuff

By Karl Terry: Freedpm Newspapers For me, high school graduation was extremely anti-climatic. I was glad high school was over and ready to move on to something new. Little did I know 30 years ago just how many graduations I would attend over my lifetime. I was focused on getting that one done so I […]

It’s almost fair time again

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist The time is coming, and will soon be upon us, to get ready for the Curry County Fair. For some of you, that means nurturing a special vegetable or flower for the gardening competition. For others, it means a needlepoint project. And yet others, it involves figuring out which vehicle […]

Handmade beanie, great Father’s Day

Bob Huber: Local Columnist Editor’s note: Bob Huber’s column is usually published on Monday. It’s running today instead because of its timely message. In case you haven’t noticed, this is that wonderful time of year when we celebrate Father’s Day. (Pause here for drum roll.) Warning: No matter that your daughter gave you a bolo […]