May 4, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St. Monday:

April 28, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1- 5 p.m. dance, Los Abuelitos, Portales; Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

April 20, 2008 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.Sunday: 1-5 p.m. dance. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.Monday:

April 13, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.

April 8, 2008 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.

March 30, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.

March 23, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activitiesTuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 1:15 p.m. – money bingo and refreshments.Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 1 p.m. – bingo and refreshments.Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 1 p.m.-Loteria (Spanish bingo), and refreshments.Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities.Daily: daily coffee and socializing, […]

March 9, 2008 Senior Menu

La Casa Senior Center1120 Cameo St.

Development group grants housing funds

By CNJ staff Eastern Plains Council of Goverments and La Casa have been awarded grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Eastern Plains Council of Goverments has received a total of $235,660, while La Casa has received $221,655 of the grant money. Awarded under HUD’s Continuum of Care grant program, the funds […]

CASA helping at-risk clients one child at a time

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers It’s a special volunteer job, dealing with children with special problems. Officials say there is a need for more people to get involved with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) For Children program. The program serves children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Many times their parents are in […]

La Casa offers clarity on Medicare program

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers La Casa de Buena Salud healthcare officials are offering enrollment help for those who have not signed up for the new Medicare prescription drug program. Debra Herman, pharmacist clinician and director of pharmacy services for La Casa de Buena Salud, said since the start of enrollment in the Medicare program […]

Murder suspect waives arraignment

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer The attorney representing murder suspect James Smith waived his client’s right to an arraignment hearing in district court on Wednesday. The Clovis dentist was arrested Tuesday and charged with killing Laura McNaughton, a single mother of two girls. McNaughton’s nude body was found by hunters on Dec. 10 in […]

Police: Suspect knew victim

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Laura McNaughton’s family members told police a dentist had been “weirding” her out. The resulting investigation led to Tuesday’s arrest of Dr. James Smith, a dentist with La Casa de Buena Salud in Clovis and Portales, police records show. Smith is charged with an open count of murder in […]

11/5 Local roundup

Base commander nominated for promotion Col. John D. Posner, 27th Fighter Wing commander at Cannon Air Force Base, has been nominated by President Bush to the Senate for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. The promotion is subject to Senate approval. U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman said Posner is deserving of the promotion. “I wish […]

Advocates represent interests of victims of crimes


Victim Advocate’s Grace Orozco, left, and Patti Johnson discuss a domestic violence case Friday at the Curry County Courthouse. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers “In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups — the police who investigate crime, and the district attorneys who […]

New dining room now open at The Landing

By Yolanda Romero The new permanent dining room at The Landing opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday. The former Merge Room was remodeled by the 27th Civil Engineer Squdron’s Top 27 Work Order Team. The team also recently completed a renovation to the Tumbleweed Lounge including a complete new front and back bar. “This […]

Advocates program looks out for children’s best interests in court system

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer To know that an abused or neglected child has an opportunity for a better life is why Beth Fisher volunteers for Court Appointed Special Advocates, a state program that looks out for the best interest of children as they move through the court system. “If I can make a […]

Support program holding advocate info session

CNJ staff Those interested in helping abused children can attend an info session tonight to learn what it means to be a court appointed special advocate. According to a press release from the CASA program, volunteers advocate for abused children as they move through the children’s court system, help determine the best outcome for a […]

Salas , Jose

Jose Salas Services: Have been held. Jose Guadalupe “Grampy” Salas, 77, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Anton Chico, to Isidoro and Antonia Aragon Salas. He married Alice Sena on June 12, 1951, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Clovis woman accused of working as a nurse after forging documents

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A woman who worked for more than two years as a nurse in Clovis was arrested Friday on charges she forged nurse licenses and embezzled from one of her employers. Jennifer Jenwah King, 33, of Clovis, is charged with embezzling $907 from La Casa Family Health Center, working as […]