7/30 Anniversaries, Weddings, Engagements

Senior Calendar Baxter-Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St. Monday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 5 p.m. — Social night. Tuesday: 8 a.m. — Quilting; 10 a.m. — Art class; 5 p.m. — Kitchen Band; 7 p.m. — Jam session. Wednesday: 9 a.m. Exercise; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. — Bake Sale; 1 p.m. — Crafts. Thursday: […]

Self-serving art misses point

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist It began innocently enough. During the trek over a long stretch of road near Elk City, Okla., I made an off-hand comment to my wife concerning the Tim McGraw song that was on the country station. “Don’t you just hate it when somebody uses music to process their personal life, […]

Life was challenge for Greek immigrants

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part column on the Asimos family, which came to Clovis from Greece. Also, last week’s column incorrectly reported that Italian soldiers were invited into the Asimos home during World War II. Family members said the soldiers were German and they were not […]

Motel living not so bad

By Ryn Gargulinski: Freedom Newspapers T here is no better way to test your strength, endurance and sanity than to live in a motel room for several weeks. In between my move from Clovis to Tucumcari while my new house gets its final touches, my motel stay is going on three weeks. At least there […]

Duets more complicated than solos

By Curtis K. Shelburne: CNJ religion columnist Well, my oldest son is now officially engaged. This is the young man who not that many moons ago allowed as how he sort of doubted he’d ever be much interested in marriage. I don’t remember exactly the way he phrased it, but I took him to mean […]

Wildcats together one last time

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Cornerback Jacob Jones, left, is one of four 2005 Clovis High graduates who will play in the 4-5A North-South All-Star Game today in Albuquerque. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer John Props is getting an early jump on his college football career. The Clovis High grad will head to Roswell early […]

7/29 Religion Calendar

Today Vacation Bible School — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1700 N. Main St., Clovis. Ages four years through eighth grade. Transportation available. Information: 763-7113. Saturday Family 2 Family Tour Concert — 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Grand and Gidding, Clovis. “The Sinclairs and Willie Joe” & “The Fair Family.” Information: 762-7343. […]

‘Three Wishes’ visiting Clovis

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Senior Casting Producer Traci Green said in June that Grant specifically asked NBC to do a casting call in the area because of her ties to Farwell. (KRT photo: Olivier Douliery) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The pilot of NBC’s new show “Three Wishes” features a young girl involved in an horrific accident, a […]

Restaurant industry continues growing in Clovis

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A server at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar spent Thursday training at the new restaurant. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer In the last year, Clovis has seen several national chains enter the restaurant market as well as numerous smaller chains and independent firms. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, which will […]

Anti-meth bill advances in Senate

Staff and wire reports WASHINGTON — Sales of cold medicines used to make methamphetamine would be restricted under a bill that cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday after lawmakers forged a compromise protecting state prerogatives. The legislation would require stores to sell Sudafed, Nyquil and other medicines containing pseudoephedrine only from behind the pharmacy counter. […]