School menus — April 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel and cream cheese. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad with ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed green salad, delicious apple, chilled pears. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick . Lunch — Homemade cheese […]

Community calendar — April 10

Clovis Charity • Food and clothing — 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Bread of Life Ministries, Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 575-762-2843. • Lighthouse Mission — 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m., clothing giveaway, Monday through Friday, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 575-762-1933. • Helping Hands — 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays, clothing and […]

Faith: Gospel group to perform Friday night

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Paul’s Journey is set to perform Friday night at First Christian Church in Clovis. The southern gospel quartet is currently touring nationwide.

By Brooke Finch Staff writer The award-winning gospel music group Paul’s Journey will perform in concert Friday night at First Christian Church of Clovis as part of their ongoing tour. The ministry, which originated in Houston, is comprised of four members who travel nationwide to perform inspirational, religious music. “I’ve known these guys for […]

Opinion: The guiding principle of heaven is …

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist In telling the story of his own conversion to Christianity, C. S. Lewis recalls George MacDonald’s striking words: “The one principle of hell is — ‘I am my own.’” But what if I’m not? In our society, our culture, our world, our country, our very souls, we’re obsessed with the […]

Opinion: Faith is our handle on what we can’t see

By Judy Brandon Religion columnist In some ways faith is an intangible concept. I have faith in many entities and processes I do not understand. Let me explain. Once I walked across the Golden Gate Bridge with Charlie and Buffy. I am afraid of heights but decided I was not going to ruin the entire […]

Work, family keep former Artesian busy

Jonathan Wilson is a degree program manager with Ashford University and community-minded father of four. He has lived in Clovis since 2008.

Jonathan Wilson was born and raised in Artesia. He moved from Dallas to Clovis in 2008. He’s in charge of curriculum development, data analysis, and management for the Bachelor of Arts in English degree program at Ashford University. He holds a doctorate of philosophy in English studies from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) […]

Terry: I understand why fences make good neighbors

In “The Wall,” Robert Frost wrote about good fences making good neighbors. I’ve heard those words all my life. My dad and his dad before him lived by them. I can’t help but wonder, however, if Mr. Frost maybe had a neighbor with a pack of dogs like my wife and I’ve acquired. That fence […]

Hartsfield: Spring best time to play with color

The first day of spring was March 20, but you wouldn’t have been able to guess by the weather. But now we’re settling into April and it’s finally starting to feel like it’s time to get into those spring fashions. One major focus for fashion this season is color. Spring time is the time fashion […]

Borden: T-shirt quilting on coming show

Information on hand knitting couture fashions and using stabilizers in craft projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Dean Cheek is a designer who will show how to do hand knitting using a machine as he talks about making […]

On the shelves — April 3

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Romeo’s Rules by James Scott Bell grips with the story of Mike Romeo, an ex-cage fighter, now running from a dark guilt that dogs him. All his hopes to be left alone to rest and heal come to an end when a church blows […]

Club notes — April 3

Peanut Valley Toastmasters Club member Michael Wilcox received Best Speaker for his prepared speech arguing how the elimination of padding in the NFL could reduce game-related injuries. Club meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome. Beta Phi Eight members, two guests, Beverly Miller (hostess), Collene Baldwin, Sandy Heath, Christine Hottman, Laura Loflin, Patsy […]

School menus — April 3

House Monday: Breakfast — Cinnamon toast, sausage patty, pears, variety of cereal and milk. Lunch — Lasagna with ground beef, green beans, pears, French bread, variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Biscuits, sausage patty, country gravy, variety of cereal and milk. Lunch — Steak fingers, mashed potatoes, country gravy, peaches, variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast […]

Senior calendar — April 3

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. jam session Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts; Thursday: 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and biscuits $4; […]

Faith: Church transforming container into ‘health hut’

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Members of Trinity United Methodist Church gather around Rev. Kirwa Maritim (center) as they prepare for their latest mission project, “Health Hut,” to be delivered to Nandi County, Kenya.

By Brooke Finch Staff writer Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis is impacting the world right from its parking lot. Looking at the exterior of what seems like a green metal box outside the church, one might never guess that this large shipping container will eventually benefit the lives of hundreds of thousands of […]

Opinion: Keep your mind on the message

By Judy Brandon Religion columnist Thought for this week: We should be modeling Jesus’ message. I learned this principle early on when I was just a child. Once I got in trouble for talking during the Sunday morning service. My Daddy was the preacher and I was sitting in the balcony of the old church […]

Opinion: My faith is in a risen Lord

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist Easter, like Christmas, is not just a day; it is a season. A day is probably enough if you’re just talking about bunnies and eggs. But I like them, too — particularly the chocolate ones — and I hope your bunch enjoyed an Easter egg hunt. We had a good […]

Lecture to focus on missionary work in Peru

By Brooke Finch Staff writer Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the 17th annual Cynthia Irwin-Williams lectureship tonight, which will focus on the results of missionary work in Peru. The lectureship, entitled “On Unintended Consequences: The Surprising Impact of Missionary Work Among the Awajún of Eastern Peru,” is sponsored by the ENMU Department of […]

Terry: Have to skip nap during next procedure

After putting it off for nearly seven years, I recently took the medical screening that doctors recommend after 50 — the colonoscopy. Just the word or the thought of it strikes terror in the minds of grown men everywhere. Honestly though, I didn’t put it off for those reasons, I delayed it when I found […]

Borden: Learn how to update paneling

Information on living a life of vitality, passion and confidence, cooking with salmon and using an embroidery machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Author and fitness guru, Kate McKay is going to talk about how living sexy is […]

Hartsfield: Tips to recover fashion pep

Balancing the demands of work, cleaning, parenting and homework can be tough at times. Not every week is the same, especially when you have those extra tasks added to your list, like trying to plan for a holiday. Happy Easter, by the way. Sometimes the last thing we need is another “to do” added to […]