Anxiety mixed blessing

By Anita Doberman: CNJ Columnist I am always surprised, although I shouldn’t be, when I receive a visit from a most familiar and unwelcome visitor: anxiety.

Red Ryder gone, but not forgotten

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist Editor’s note: This was the first column Don McAlavy wrote for the Clovis News Journal. In 1965, Vora Hartley had purchased the old Westward Ho Motel on First Street in Clovis. She had hired friends of mine, Tom and Celine Yelverton, to manage the place. I was single back then […]

Some birds were never meant to be grounded

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist One of my favorite pieces to pass out to my freshman English classes is an essay by a scuba diver. Placed loosely in the science category, it involves his reaction when, while diving one day amid schools of smaller fish, a school of tarpon moved through the area. The diver, […]

June 30, 2008 Engagements

Flatow-Miller Carlton and Sandra Flatow of Clovis and Darvin and Andrea Lamm of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Siobhan Flatow, to Kyle Miller, both of Clovis. He is the son of Wendell and Linda Miller and Donna Fee, all of Cape Girardeau, Mo. The couple will exchange vows at 4 […]

June 30, 2008 Weddings

Rockley-Sanders Natasha Rockley of Stillwater, Okla., and Shane Sanders of Clovis were joined in marriage May 23, 2008, at the First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, Okla. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Natalie Rockley of Stillwater, Okla. The groom is the son of Joe and Charmain Howard of Clovis. The couple will reside […]

June 30, 2008 Births

Cargile James Levi Cargile was born April 25, 2008, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to H.P. and Kristi Cargile of Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces. He has a sister, Kinlee, 11 months old. Grandparents are Don and Vicky Smith of Melrose and Sheri Cargile of Logan. Great-grandparents are Marvin and […]

June 30, 2008 Anniversaries

Richardson George and Rosa Richardson of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. Friday in Santa Rosa. The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married June 29, 1958, in New York. They have four children, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is a carpenter. She is […]

June 30, 2008 Calendar

Activities Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 762-3631 Circle Eight Squares

June 30, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Modern Dairy Goats by Mary Gordon was given by George and Dianne Davis in memory of Sue Pierce. Drawing on a lifetime of practical experience, this book deals with all aspects of goat culture from breeding to feeding, along with the care and treatment of […]

June 30, 2008 Senior Happenings