Doll making featured on show

Information on making sculpted dolls, creating large craft items and cooking turkey will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Author and doll maker Terese Cato says all of the doll bodies she makes are made with Kona Cotton fabric. She’ll also show some ideas for dressing the […]

Stencil craft featured on show

Information on making place mats, edging fleece blankets and crafting with stencils will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Vivian Lavinskas is with Singer Sewing Co., and she’s going to show how to make a one-of-a-kind place mat using random rows of stitching to create individual compartments […]

Greek cooking featured on show

Information on Greek cooking, craft projects and cooking onions will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Aris Kefalogiannis is the CEO of Gaea Products in Athens, Greece. He’s going to show the Greek style of serving baked potatoes. The secret ingredients are sea salt, Greek yogurt, Gaea […]

Fall foliage, pressing flowers featured on show

Cheryl Borden: Creative living Information on pressing flowers, fall foliage and using recycled materials for craft projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Kate Chu represents pressed-flowers.com, and she’s going to show different ways that pressed flowers can be attached to different objects, such as magnets, […]

Snow dusts Clovis area

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Caleb Roehrig, 6, shovels snow off of his family’s trampoline in his backyard on Lew Wallace Drive. Roehrig said he had to shovel it because he and his friends wanted to jump on it later. CNJ staff The first day of spring brought snow to Clovis. National Weather Service meteorologist […]

It’s Their Business: Scrap N’ Stuff

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Name: Scrap N’ Stuff Location: 1204 W. 21st St. What they do: The carry scrapbooking, card-making and paper-craft supplies. They also offer classes and crops. Who’s in charge: Sarah Clayton Employees: One How long in business: Four months Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 […]

Scrapbooking experiencing comeback

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Kymberly Helton, 17, works on a page for her pageant scrapbook at her home in Clovis. The scrapbook includes pictures from the New Mexico Teen Pageant in which Helton competed in October. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer She saves candy wrappers and movie stubs. She is ever searching for odd-shaped, colorful paper and cute […]

CCC instructor shares love of glass blowing with students

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Justin Adkins, a 23-year-old, part-time glass-blowing instructor at Clovis Community College, demonstrates his craft Monday afternoon in the entryway to the college. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer His eyes are shielded by dark-colored goggles. He’s seated behind the orange-blue flame of his torch. He begins to shape a bubble from […]

Shuttle program needs modernization

By Steve Chapman: Syndicated Columnist NASA’s deliberations about when to resume flights by the space shuttle bring to mind the New Yorker cartoon of an executive on the phone, looking at his calendar and saying, “How about never? Does never work for you?” After spending 2 1/2 years and huge amounts of money to prevent […]

SpaceShipOne launches new era of space flight

Freedom Newspapers Judging by the thousands of spectators who made the trek to the Mojave Desert to watch SpaceShipOne fly early Monday morning, a lot of people are still interested in space flight. The excitement in the crowd as the craft took off was palpable. Each milestone in the flight brought cheers from the throngs […]

Participation below par for Hoopla 3-on-3 event

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David Everett of Cook’s Cafe drives to the basket on KnicAbockers Josh Pena on Saturday in the Hoopla 3-on-3 tournament at Hillcrest Park. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner From a bottom line standpoint, this weekend’s third annual Clovis “Hoopla 3 on 3 Streetball” basketball tournament at Hillcrest Park didn’t do as well as […]

Cold weather in Clovis is snow joke

By Darrell Todd Maurina If preliminary reports turn out to be accurate, the Thanksgiving morning snowfall in Clovis tied the record high snowfall for the date. National Weather Service volunteer observer Nancy McPherson said Clovis received about one inch of snow between 6 and 9 a.m., with about 0.02 inch liquid equivalent precipitation. “I was […]

Religion Digest 10/31

First Christian Church First Christian Church is hosting a harvest festival, described by church officials as a safe environment for kids to have treats without the tricks. The event is set for 6:30 tonight at the church building across from Marshall Junior High at 1700 N. Main. Children are encouraged to dress up as Bible […]