Dec. 30, 2007 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., daily activities including pool, crafts, ceramics, sewing, quilting, dominos, puzzles, card games, computer access, blood pressure checks and therapeutic massage chairs. Tuesday: Closed for the New Year holiday. Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., daily activities; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 – […]

Dec. 30, 2007 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Lesser Evil: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1945-59 by Victor Klemperer was given by John Olsen in memory of Marion Olsen. A portrait of East German life in the early years of the Cold War is presented with unsparing honesty and directness, offering a […]

Anyone up for New Year’s ’09 celebration?

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist It took me years, not months, to discern the importance of beginning a new year. Obviously to a child, and less obviously to a young adult, time rolls endlessly ahead of you — an ocean of time, a roadmap of time, a night sky of time. Then one day or […]

Dec. 30, 2007

Activities Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 769-7908. Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 769-7908. Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 763-4113. Circle Eight Squares — 9 p.m., first […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Public Works Committee

City of Clovis Public Works Committee currently has a vacancy for a District 4 representative. The committee advises the city commission on public works activities such as drainage, landfill and streets. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Claire Burroughes, 763-9653.

Senior meals program

City of Clovis, Senior Meals Program, needs volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound senior citizens. About three hours a day. 769-7908.

Clovis Pride

Clovis Pride seeks volunteers to help enhance and improve the city through beautification and other projects. Claire Burroughes, 763-9653.

Cream puff in a pan

1 cup water 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup flour 4 eggs 6 oz Instant french vanilla pudding mix 3 cups milk 8 oz cream cheese 16 oz whipped topping chocolate syrup Bring water and margarine to a boil. Add flour all at once. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, one at a time. […]

I love SPAM muffins

2 (12-ounce) cans SPAM Classic, divided 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 cup canned corn 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack and Colby Cheese heart shaped muffin pans or small disposable heart-shaped pans Preheat oven to 400F. Slice […]

Tifa

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Name: Tifa, she is a Rottweiler About: She is about two years old and still very much a puppy…. She insists she is a lap dog! She loves to play with our kids, with her rope ties and wrestle… When she absolutely wants attention she oozes into our lap, with half of her body still […]

Babycakes

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Name: Babycakes About: She is an 8 year old calico cat. She has tiny legs and a teeny tiny tail. She likes to sleep in my hair and is mean most of the time. She once ate a piece of macaroni, it was cool, I never saw a cat eat a noodle before. Owner: Cheyanne […]

Curry County Literacy Council

Curry County Literacy Council provides free literacy tutoring to any adult in Curry County. Volunteers from all walks of life are welcome. Contact: Nancy Blake Clarke, 769-4096; www.clovis.edu/students/centerforstudentsuccess/cclc/volunteers.asp

Green enchiladas

1 package corn tortillas 1 pound ground beef 2 medium cans green chilis 1 large white onion 2 cloves garlic 1 can nacho cheese soup 1 can cream of chicken soup Shredded Mexican blend cheese Cooking oil Add 2 tablespoons of oil to hot skillet. Sauté chopped garlic cloves and onion. Brown ground beef and […]

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Senate President Pro Tem Altamirano dies at Silver City home

SILVER CITY — Senate President Pro Tem Ben Altamirano, the longest-serving member of the New Mexico Legislature, has died at his home in Silver City. He was 77. Gov. Bill Richardson made the announcement late Thursday, saying Altamirano was a true statesman whose love for New Mexico helped him earn the respect of everyone who […]

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