Engagements 3/7 – Kelsey-Carpenter

Kelsey-Carpenter Col. Charles Jr. and Genie Kelsey of Fort Sam Houston, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lori Kelsey of Lubbock, to Luke Carpenter of Plainview, Texas, son of Donna Carpenter of Dora. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. (CST) on March 27, 2004, at Sunset Church of Christ […]

Honors 3/7

Cattlemen’s Beef Board Pat Woods, a stocker from Broadview, will serve on the executive committee of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) in 2004. He was elected to the position at the 2004 Cattle Industry Annual Conventional and Trade Show. Modern Woodmen of America Brad L. Bryant of San Jon, a representative of Modern Woodmen of […]

Senior happenings 3/7

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 9 a.m. — B.O.D. meeting; 11 a.m. — General senior meeting; 12 p.m. — Refreshments; 12:30 p.m. — Income tax preparation. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 11:30 a.m. — Sopapilla luncheon; 1 p.m. — […]

School menus 3/7

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch — BBQ porky rib, cheesy potatoes, roll pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti, salad, ranch dressing, green beans, bread, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cowboy bread, juice, milk. Lunch — Taco salad, salsa, corn, mixed fruit, milk. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Organizations 3/7

Delta Kappa gamma Zeta The Delta Kappa gamma Zeta chapter met on Feb. 24, 2004, at Kingswood Methodist Church. Diane Davis led members in the collect. Patsy Camp read the minutes and called the roll during which members answered with a health tip. An invitation by Phi chapter to the joint meeting on March 11 […]

Kitchen could cause Lighthouse Mission to close

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Susan Armijo, kitchen manager at the Lighthouse Mission, prepares a meal for mission administrator Richard Gomez. (staff photo by Darrell Todd Maurina) By Darrell Todd Maurina A Clovis ministry that feeds up to 80 people a day could close next year unless it replaces its kitchen equipment to comply with state regulations. The expected cost […]

State law causes Lighthouse dilemma

By Darrell Todd Maurina Jon Goldstein, communications director for the New Mexico Environment Department, said the Lighthouse Mission’s current quandary happened because of a change in state law. Until 2000, Lighthouse Mission was legally allowed to use “homestyle” kitchen facilities for its cooking. That’s no longer allowed for new food service operations, but those that […]

Commission to honor personable pastor

By Darrell Todd Maurina A pastor who served more than 50 years in six local Southern Baptist churches will be honored with a special reception by the Clovis City Commission on March 11. Clovis city commissioner Kevin Duncan said he wanted to honor the Rev. Herbert Bergstrom due to his years of service not only […]

Religion briefs

The women of Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis will hold their annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the church building, located at 1320 W. 21st St. Proceeds will go to local and national missions. For information, contact Kay Berry at 762-3115. • • • First Assembly of God in Muleshoe […]

‘Passion’ accurate, Jesus died in our place

By Judy Brandon I have yet to see “The Passion of the Christ” although I fully intend to go. The story was one that I have known about since I was a child. Further, I have really known Christ since I was a child. The news and views of this movie has filled the papers […]

Amos poeticizes a painting

By Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos, the erstwhile poetic church mouse, 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. Lately, Amos has been having a tough time gaining inspiration for his writing. He has tried […]

Religion Calendar 3-5

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. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of God, 307 N. Lea St. For information, call 742-1913. Trinity United Methodist Church annual rummage sale — […]

And He Was Gathered to His People

By Curtis Shelburne “And He Was Gathered to His People” My wife has been collecting and displaying some old family photographs. She’s been after me for awhile now to scan a small old photograph of my maternal grandparents that has long sat on a shelf in my office. And I just did. I knew that […]

Walkin’ … Just for the health of it

Michelle Seeber Mall walkers find the early-morning shelter of North Plains Mall ideal for all-weather exercise. Can walking help you live longer? Winnie Moore, 93, of Clovis, says it can. She “faithfully” walks five days a week at North Plains Mall to maintain low cholesterol and a healthy heart. She said she started walking at […]

Anniversaries 2/29 – Romero, Sandoval

Romero Eddie and Darlene Romero of Clovis celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24, 2004, with a family celebration. The couple was married on Feb. 24, 1979, in Clovis. They have three children and five grandchildren. He is employed with Nick Griego Construction. She is a housewife. Sandoval Lucio and Mary Ann Sandoval of […]

Engagements 2/29 – Blasingame-Mizell, Fluellen-Dean, Brown-Sheets

Blasingame-Mizell Robert Blasingame of Greenwood, Ark., and Nancy and Roy Brown of Newport, Ore., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly Blasingame of Greenwood to Bill Mizell of Greenwood, son of Randy and Melinda Mizell of Greenwood. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. (CDT) on March 20, 2004, at the […]

Weddings 2/29 – Black, Lopez

Black Micah Lebeth Grau and Eric Stanley Black, both of Lubbock, were joined in marriage on Jan. 2, 2004, at Central Baptist Church in Clovis. The Rev. Paul Burwash and the Rev. Rody Chesser performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Wesley and Elnabeth Grau of Grady. She is the granddaughter of George […]

Organizations 2/29

Pleasant Hill Womens Club The Pleasant Hill Womens Club met on Feb. 19, 2004, at the Pleasant Hill Fire Department with 11 members and one guest present. The guest was Tammy Willard who gave us some tips on how to organize our home starting with our hearts and our relationship to God. Alice Pierce, president, […]

Reunions 2/29 – USS Maddox Destroyer Association

USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion The USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion is scheduled for Aug. 25-29 in Kansas City, Mo. For more information contact Cliff Gillespie, 215 Wichita Ave., #605, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, (714) 960-5283, email cwgilles45@aol.com

Births 2/29 – Borjas

Borjas Jose and Jodi Borjas of Clovis, are the parents of a 7-pound, 3-ounce girl, Kaydynce Rose Borjas, born on Feb. 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Jose G. Borjas, Diane Borjas and Joe Wilson. Her great-grandparents are Richard Gross and Rose Gross.