Experience with Clovis nursing home a positive one

Letters to the Editor This letter is in reference to your recent articles of abuse and neglect in nursing homes; specifically the Buena Vista health center. I feel there has been a terrible injustice done to that home. My dear mother-in-law has been a resident in that home for three years this month. My husband […]

Governor Richardson to visit Clovis

CNJ STAFF Gov. Bill Richardson will hold town hall meetings in Clovis and Portales today. He will be in Clovis at 2:30 p.m. in the Bert Cabiness City Government Center (City Hall), 321 Connelly St., said Richardson spokeswoman Marsha Catron. He will be in Portales at 4 p.m. in the Portales City Hall, 100 W. […]

Jail overcrowding puts strain on families

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A Curry County Adult Detention Center inmate watches television as another mops the floor in Pod 6 on Friday morning. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer When Tommy Arguello’s 27-year-old son Thomas was arrested in August and held at the adult detention center in Clovis, they would see each other twice […]

McClure declines visit from officials

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Clovis Community College President Beverlee McClure on Wednesday declined a visit from Austin Community College school officials, an ACC spokeswoman said. McClure is one of two finalists for the Austin college’s president position. The other candidate is Robert Aguero, vice chancellor of educational affairs at Dallas Community College. The ACC Board of […]

Senior Happenings 2/29

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 12:30 p.m. — Income tax preparation. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — Gift walk; noon — […]

Take a virtual tour of England — it’s worth your time

Tom DiFrancesca I’ve just returned from yet another trip to Great Britain — virtually that is. At the request of my friend Jason, who works for British Tours Ltd. — I re-visited their Web site at www.britishtours.com/ and I’m glad that I did. This time, I got to roam the grounds of the Tower of […]

Senior Happenings

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 10:30 a.m. — Cake walk; noon — Potluck luncheon; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. — Audibel […]

Senior Calendar

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 2 p.m. — Ice cream social. Daily Activities: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. — Exercise equipment, 8-ball, 9-ball, snooker pool, ceramics, quilting, sewing, embroidery, puzzles, coffee and socializing. Baxter-Curren Hall 908 Hickory St. […]

Father’s Day facts found on the Internet

By Tom DiFrancesca Happy Father’s Day to all of the men out there who have gallantly taken on the responsibilities of that office — keep up the good work. I found a couple of interesting Web sites dedicated to today’s holiday, but one stands out above the rest: mail.theholidayspot.com/fathersday/ there you will find the history […]