Groundbreaking, ribbon-cutting being held

CNJ staff The city has held a pair of ceremonies for parks and recreation properties this week, including a groundbreaking for the Youth Recreation Building and a ribbon cutting for the new city golf course. Community Development Director Claire Burroughes said the ribbon cutting was a basic event to let citizens know the city now […]

Club notes — May 1

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met March 24 and April 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church with six members attending each meeting. Following a brief business meeting the group worked on support bears at both meetings. Twenty bears were completed, which will be delivered to the hospital. The group discussed the International Tasting and […]

City taking over Chaparral Country Club on Sunday

Kevin Wilson A few things to know about next week’s golf course transition, following the city’s $2.81 million purchase of the Chaparral Country Club. When does the city take control? Sunday is when the city begins operations at Chaparral Country Club. It will keep that name for the time being, Parks and Recreation Director Bill […]

Chaparral CC owner: Sale not pending

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The owner of the Chaparral Country Club said despite communications to his customers that may have indicated otherwise, he has not gone beyond negotiations with the City of Clovis or anybody. City officials confirmed over the weekend they were in negotiations to buy the club, which would be part […]

Club notes — Jan. 23

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church with seven members that welcomed new member Rachel Wallace. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order and read “Somewhere There’s Someone” from the new yearbook. Roll call was answered with what did you do for Christmas? June Phillips read the minutes […]

Club notes — Oct. 3

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Sept. 23 at Trinity Lutheran Church with nine members attending. The meeting was called to order by Jeanetta Mesner. Roll call was answered with your most embarrassing moment. June Phillips read the minutes and a thank-you note from the Eastern NM Food Bank. Dorothy Bean gave the […]

Clovis High Grand Reunion set

Nearly 300 alumni of Clovis High School have signed up for the 1962-1972 Grand Reunion. Members of CHS graduating classes from 1962 through 1972 will be gathering for a combined reunion in Clovis. The event includes a barbecue 4 p.m. July 23 at Running Water Draw, golf tournament at noon July 24 at Chaparral Country […]

April 19, 2009 Club notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met April 9 at Trinity Luthern Church with 11 members present. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Judy Ramirez read “Joy of Life”. June Phillips read the minutes and thank you notes from the San Angelo Christian Academy and Betty Jackson for the memorial gift. Dorothy Bean […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 12 members present. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. June Phillips read “Wash Day.” Dorothy Bean gave the treasurer’s report. The club by-laws were gone over and changes were discussed with the group approving the changes. A domino […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Jan. 8 at Trinity Luthern Church with 12 members present. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered with New Years Resolutions. June Philips read “I Wish You a Happy Healthy New Year.” Dorothy Bean gave the treasurers report. A thank you letter […]

Dec. 21, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club held their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 11 at the fair grounds with 15 members present. Roll call was answered with a Christmas memory or Christmas plans. Sheryl Abdill read “In His Hands” and Dorothy Bean read a Christmas poem. Thank you letters were read from New Mexico […]

May 4, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met April 24 at the extension building with 13 members in attendance.

March 30, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met March 18 at the Extension building to entertain the Ranchvale Club. There were 18 Chaparral members, seven Ranchvale members and one guest, Mildred Hill from Amarillo, who attended. Sheryl Abdill greeted everyone and made introductions. The tables were decorated with Easter bunnies and plastic canvas baskets made […]

CHS GOLF: Clovis hosts district tourney Monday

CNJ staff Clovis High School will host the District 4-5A golf tournament on Monday at Chaparral Country Club. The three-team event involves Clovis, Hobbs and Carlsbad. Play is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Teams and individuals will be looking to qualify for Class 5A state competition May 7-8 in Albuquerque.

4-9 Organizations

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club was host to the “Just-Us” Extension Club on March 11 at the home of Judy Gambill. Guests were Dallas Draper, Jewel Hill, Glenda Dodd, Pansy Jordan, Pat Morris and Charlotte Montgomery. After a delicious “finger food” luncheon, everyone played games, some learning new ones. […]

4-2 Reunions

CHS band reunion A reunion for former Clovis High School students who were band members between 1956 and 1969 is scheduled for June 16 and 17 in Clovis. The event will begin with dinner at 6 p.m. on June 16 at Chaparral Country Club. Brunch June 17 will be from 10 a.m. to noon at […]

Club pro looking to give something back

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Like most passionate golfers, former Clovis resident Eddie Ainsworth has aspirations in his youth of the PGA Tour. Ainsworth, though, said he’s comfortable with his station in life — serving as the head pro at the Air Force Academy’s Eisenhower Golf Club in Colorado Springs and teaching the game […]

Lifestyles etc. 4/17

CLUB NOTES: Fairfield Extension Club Fairfield Extension Club met at Betty Ingram’s home on April 8. Twelve members and one guest were in attendance. Minutes were read and approved along with the treasurer’s report. Vanneta Beach, Jean Hardin, Marie Wells won the door prizes. We all enjoyed a lunch of ham, potato casserole and vegetable […]

Governor coming to Clovis

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Gov. Bill Richardson will be traveling through eastern New Mexico today and Thursday, updating local communities on the recent legislative session and highlighting capital outlay projects. He will also attended a fund-raiser luncheon Thursday at the Chaparral Country Club, which will give area residents the opportunity to thank the […]

Ortega, Nicolas

Nicolas Ortega Services: Have been held. Nicolas Ortega, 65, of Chaparral, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Las Cruces Nursing Center. He was born on July 1, 1938, in Anton Chico, to Emilio and Bersabe Ortiz Ortega. He farmed in the Clovis and Littlefield, Texas, areas for over 40 years. He had […]