Weddings 3/28 – Sweet

Sweet Keri Kristine Schneider of Whiteboro, Texas, and Kane Sweet of Lubbock were joined in marriage on Dec. 20, 2003, at the Woods Street Church of Christ in Sherman, Texas. Tracy Fleet officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Billy and Jimmie Schneider of Whitesboro. She is the granddaughter of Eric and Pat […]

Birthdays 3/28 – Franklin

Franklin Loyd Franklin of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. April 3 at the West 21st Street Church of Christ in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by his children, George Franklin of Clovis, Kerry Franklin of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Paula Franklin Churchman of Amarillo. He was born on […]

Births 3/28 – Casanova

Casanova Tonya Wilson and Dave Casanova of Grants are the parents of an 8-pound, 5.6-ounce boy, Alex John Casanova, born on Dec. 23, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. His grandparents are Keith and Uvonne Robertson of Clovis and Larry and Peggy Casanova of Ramona, S.D. His great-grandparents are Wade and Julia Roberts […]

Graduates 3/28

Wayland Baptist University — Clovis Campus Area students received degrees during spring commencement exercises conducted by Wayland Baptist University-Clovis campus, held at Central Baptist Church. Students receiving master’s degrees include: William R. Bumphrey, education; Robert W. Elliott, education; Brian Fletcher, education; Marvin Christopher Frazier, business administration; Stephanie Renee Colbert Palmer, education; and Vee Lucas, education. […]

Organizations 3/28

Pleasant Hill Woman’s Club The Pleasant Hill Woman’s Club met on March 19 with 10 members present. The program given by Stan Jones, Curry County Extension Agent, was on Xeriscape. (Using limited water.) He showed an informative film, with a question and answer time. The noon luncheon was provided by hostesses, Alice Pierce, Donna Donahey […]

School Menus 3/28

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Macaroni and cheese, celery sticks with peanut butter, roll rosey applesauce, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bagel and cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch — Fish sticks, fries, pickle spear, cornbread, fruit jello, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice, milk. Lunch — Sausage and egg […]

Senior Happenings 3/28

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; 1 p.m., Bingo; 1:30 p.m., Blood pressure checks. Thursday: 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo. Friday: 9:30 a.m., Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m., ice cream social; 7 […]

Religion briefs 3/26

Fellowship hosting free seminar this weekend House of Prayer Fellowship in Clovis is hosting a free financial seminar this weekend with Brian Lockhart of Legacy Ministries. According to David Lombrana, pastor of the church, Lockhart is a certified financial planner with a bachelors degree in business administration who has been in private practice since 1991 […]

Calendar 3/26

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. First Baptist Single Adults — 6:30 p.m., Bible study and fellowship. For information, call Clay at 762-7209. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of […]

Parkland to use Easter drama

By Darrell Todd Maurina Baptist church presenting ‘Beyond My Fault’ this holiday. When David Walstad, minister of music and senior adults at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis, was studying music in seminary, he and his wife chose to attend a large church near Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. That decision was partly […]

Amidst all the change, there is a constant

Judy Brandon When I was 8 years old, our family vacationed in California where we visited relatives. We were eager to see our cousins but really more excited about the new attraction in Los Angeles: Disneyland. We struck out early one June morning from New Mexico in our 1956 blue Ford Fairlane en route to […]

Amos – a view from under the pew: Reflecting on Christ’s suffering

By Gary Mitchell amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the capital shift keys and he shuns punctuation marks — except the hyphens and dashes. After seeing Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion of the […]

On the cutting edge: Clovis artisan finds his handmade knives have carved for themselves a widespread popularity

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Sparks fly as Don Hethcoat grinds an edge on a billet before folding it over and forging it at his shop Tuesday. Hethcoat will fold over the metal in some cases up to eight times. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Michelle Seeber Don Hethcoat, 60, of Clovis makes knife blades out of a type […]

Exercise comes easy at college

By Clyde Davis I showed up the first night with all the usual first-night fantasies, the ones you remember from being a kid and showing up for the first time at Little League or ballet. In this case it was — everyone will be 6-foot-3 and weigh 160 pounds. Everyone else will hit like Andre […]

Former Clovis-area journalist earns hall of fame nomination

By Michelle Seeber At 91 years old, Faye Plank, a former Clovis journalist, recently was nominated to the Panhandle Press Association’s Hall of Fame for 2004. She didn’t make it this year, said Becki Lightfoot of the Panhandle Press Association. She is, however, still nominated for next year. Plank, who now lives in Dalhart, Texas, […]

Graduations 3/21

Clovis Community College The following Clovis Community College students applied for graduation for the Fall 2003 semester and are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony to be held on May 7, 2004. Associate of Arts: Gertrude Acosta, Liberal Arts, Rene Alexander, Liberal Arts, Brandy Barrett, Liberal Arts, Hope Bildilli, Liberal Arts, Paula Browne, Liberal […]

Senior Calendar 3/21

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Sunday: 1 p.m. — Dance and refreshments. 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; 11:30 — Frito pie luncheon; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. […]

School Menus 3/21

House Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffins, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Grilled cheese sandwich, green beans, variety of cookies, fruit, taco salad/salad bar, soup, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burritos, salsa, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Frito pie, pinto beans, banana pudding, fruit, taco salad/salad bar, soup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake and […]

Organizations 3/21

Encanto Garden Club Curt and Lisa Jaynes from Garden Source Nursery and Landscaping gave a program on Gardening, Garden Supplies, Gifts, Bedding Plants and General Landscape, when the Encanto Garden Club met on March 9 in the home of Betty Dunlap. President Betty Dunlap presided over the business meeting and a financial report was heard. […]

Volunteers needed 3/21

Clovis Special Olympics is seeking volunteers to help with training and coaching our athletes in Track and Field and Equestrian. Training for coaches is available. Information: 762-7494 or 769-3919.