Let’s call new year by rightful name

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Let’s call the new year Twenty-Ten. Not Two Thousand Ten. Down here in Florida, the Perspective Editor at the St. Petersburg Times, Jim Verhulst, has the right idea: “Until the turn of the millennium got us all confused, we had an easy familiarity with each year: “When did William the […]

Jan. 3 School menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school. Tuesday: No school. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, tasty tatter tots, grand green beans and chocolate pudding. Thursday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, sunshine corn, fresh fruit and almond cookie. Friday: […]

Jan. 3 On the shelves

The following books are available at Clovis-Carver Library. Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East by Dennis Ross examines long-held, damaging fallacies and presents a concise and far-reaching set of principles that can help America set an effective course of action in the region. The Silent Spirit: A […]

Jan. 3 Senior calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 11:30 a.m. potluck luncheon. Please bring a cover dish and monthly birthday cake. Tuesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. daily activities; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. […]

Jan. 3 Club notes

Chapparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club held their annual Christmas Party at Trinity Luthern Church on Dec. 10 with 16 members in attendance. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Jeanetta Mesner read “My Christmas Card List”. The group answered roll call with their Christmas plans. June Phillips read the minutes and Dorothy Bean […]

Grocers oppose reintroduction of food tax


Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Stansell’s Thriftway cashier Sondra Johnson rings up a customer’s groceries. While some local grocers don’t believe a tax on food is needed, reinstating the tax tossed out in 2004 is one idea likely to be considered by state legislators meeting later this month. By Chris Schmaedeke: Freedom New Mexico Local […]