Birthday — July 11

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Lorenz Elizabeth Lorenz of Clovis celebrated her 95th birthday June 27 at 321 W. Christopher in Clovis. The celebration was hosted by her family. Elizabeth Lorenz was born June 28, 1915, in Fayette County, Texas. She has eight children, 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Senior happenings — July 11

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 9 a.m.-4p.m. daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 9 a.m. board of directors meeting, 11 a.m. monthly senior center metting, noon installation of officers and sandwich luncheon, 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 9:30 a.m. free blood pressure and […]

Engagement

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Holguin-Olguin Valentin and Michelle Holguin of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nichole A. Holguin of Clovis, to Justin Lee Olguin of Clovis, son of Bobby and the late Elfida Olguin of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows noon Aug. 7, 2010, at Sacred Heart Parish. The reception will be at […]

On the shelves — July 11

The following books are available at Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Superstress Solution” by Roberta Lee shows how you can build stress resistance and resilience into your over-stimulated and undernourished lifestyle with a prescription for recognizing, rebalancing, and protecting yourself from the tensions that rob your peace of mind. “The Seasons of Second Chances” by Diane […]

Work a-plenty at H-Bar Ranch

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Courtesy photo An old postcard with a posed photo of the H-Bar and cowhands that claims Billy the Kid was taken to the “X-Bar” after he was shot ” totally false, of course. Also, no self-respecting cowhand would have been caught dead wearing fur chaps. Ruth White Burns Editor’s Note: This is the latest in […]

Honors — July 18

Mosolf Becky Mosolf of Clovis was named to the spring 2010 Dean’s List at Taylor University.

Club notes — July 18

Encanto Garden Club Encanto Garden Club met July 8 at Muffley’s Backdoor with Coral Whitaker reading The Gardner’s Prayer. President Helen Martinez presided after welcoming guest, Sharon Sipler. The 2010 Fair Books were distributed and various aspects of the upcoming Flower Show were discussed. It was generally agreed there is need for more information for […]

Birth — July 18

Lauren Daugherty Lauren Diane Daugherty was born April 7, 2010 to Payton and Heather Daugherty of Humble, Texas at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble, Texas. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces. Grandparents are Tammie and Dwayne Wilkerson of Portales; and Jim and Cathy Daugherty of Elida. Great-grandparents are Joann Hall of Roswell, Rose Norman […]

Reunion — July 18

Greathouse reunion The Greathouse reunion held their 54th get together on July 11 at the Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative in Portales. There were two clans represented with 36 people attending. During visitation scrapbooks were viewed and family histories were exchanged followed by a potluck dinner with the invocation being given by Floretta Wood. Those attending […]

Senior happenings — July 18

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center. Monday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily activities. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. […]

Friday morning briefing: Rodeo riding into town and nuclear power

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Rodeo time The High Plains Junior Rodeo finals ride into town Monday at the Curry County Events Center and

Thursday morning briefing: Soccer, melting chocolate and Fords

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing.Soccer call There are Clovis Youth Soccer Association sign-ups Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Java Loft. The sign-ups are for the fall and spring programs for youth ages 3.5 to 13. New players need to bring their birth certificates. Info: […]

Local golf

Eastern New Mexico Senior Golf Association Tuesday Artesia Country Club First Flight Low gross: Lloyd Boatman, Carlsbad; Wiley Gilmore, Hobbs; 71 Low net: Mike Jackson, Roswell, 75; Marty Pattison, Roswell, 77, Mike Simons, Artesia, 78 Second Flight Low gross: Gary Anderson, Artesia, 72 Low net: Jerry Jarnagin, Carlsbad, 81; David Tawater, Carlsbad, 83; Manny Marquez, […]

Education digest: Science camp returning

Science camp returning The Camp Invention program is returning to Clovis this summer. The week-long camp delves students into science, technology, engineering, math, history and the arts. Each day, children rotate through five integrated modules that employ creative thinking to solve real-world challenges. Mesa Elementary School is hosting the program from 8:30 a.m. to 3 […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Poached fish and the Van of Enchantment

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing. Tell the world Here’s a chance to tell the world about your charitable organization or non-profit and maybe get some help. United Way of Eastern New Mexico’s HOME meeting is 9 a.m. Thursday at the

Police blotter — July 13

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. July 2, an officer responded to a business in the 900 block of Prince Street for a report of a vehicle crashing into a building. A woman told the officer she was backing up her vehicle and her foot […]

Letter to the editor: City workers quick to clean up

City workers quick to clean up I recently had a concern and called the city to ask for help with something I noticed around Mitchell, Sixth and Main streets. Recently with all the rains we’ve had, the weeds have had a chance to grow at a faster pace and they did just that. Just to […]

Little League District 3 Tournament brackets

Little League District 3 Tournaments 9-10 Wednesday Game 1: Zia 8, Roosevelt 7 Friday Game 2: American 21, Zia 10, 6 innings Saturday Game 3: Zia 4, Roosevelt 2 Monday Game 4: Zia at American, 7 p.m. Wednesday Game 5: Game 4 loser at Game 4 winner, if necessary, 7 p.m.

Monday morning briefing: Wiener dogs racing and local celebrity waiters

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Puttin’ on the dog Wienerschnitzel’s 2010 Wiener Nationals — races featuring dachshund dogs — are set for July 24 at Hillcrest Park in Clovis. Racers can check in at 9 a.m.. Races start at 11 a.m. at the park on 10th and Sycamore streets. […]

Weekly update — July 11

Events center roof springs leak The Curry County Events Center roof is leaking. Event Center Manager Kevin Jolley said the small leaks around the edge of the roof can be easily fixed with some caulk. The repair will not cost the county anything because it is a warranty issue, he said. Jolley said the problem […]