Aug. 10, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met Aug. 4 at the extension office with 14 members in attendance. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Secretary Martha Brister took roll call and read the minutes. A thank you letter was read from Baby’s First Wish for a donation. Helen Casaus gave […]

American Legion granted extension on fire code

By Gabe Monte: CNJ staff writer City commissioners granted the American Legion Post 117 a six-month extension to comply with a city fire code regarding the installation of a fire hydrant. City commissioners said during Thursday’s meeting the non-profit organization for military veterans can open its new post at 2800 W. Grand Ave. next week […]

May 11, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met May 5 at the extension office with 15 members attending. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Secretary Martha Brister took roll call and read the minutes. Thank you letters from Matt 25 and New Mexico State University for donations were read. Helen Causaus […]

May 4, 2008 Club Notes

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

April 20, 2008 Club Notes

Cloudy Day Rainy Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Feb. 27. Guests were Glenda Belcher and LaWanda Meeks. Eight club members visited the Smithsonian Institute display March 12 at the Eastern New Mexico University’s library. Planning and preparation days for hosting the Nite Owls Extension Club for an afternoon tea held March […]

Livestock judges fare well

Curry County agriculture extension agent Stan Jones reports a Curry County 4-H team finished fifth at two recent livestock judging competitions. The events were at Texas Tech and Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas.

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 […]

March 23, 2008 Club Notes

Fairfield Extension Club The Fairfield Extension Club met March 14 at Cheyenne Meadows. Hostess was Betty Grabowski. Martha Watkins called the meeting to order, and Jean Hardin read the minutes of the last meeting. Roll call was answered by how members’ spring had started. Members made small Easter baskets with foam fun material and afterward […]

3-4-08 Business digest

Diversified crops subject of Ag program Grain sorghum and diversified crops are the subject of a Texas AgriLife Extension Service program Friday in Muleshoe. The program will be held from 9 a.m.-noon (CST) at the Bailey County Coliseum, 118 West Ave. C in Muleshoe Grain sorghum, sunflower and other crops will be discussed. The program […]

Going green

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Patrick Kircher, left, Roosevelt County agriculture extension agent, and Sharon King, executive director of the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, hang a sponsor banner on the gate of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds Friday. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico With rising energy costs, Americans are taking a harder look lately […]

Jan. 20, 2008 Club Notes

Just Us Extension Club The Just Us Extension Club of Melrose met Jan. 8 with 13 members present. Jewell Hill, club president, called the meeting to order at 5:30. Minutes of the last meeting were read by outgoing secretary Charlotte Montgomery. The group worked on filling out the yearbook for the coming year. Next meeting […]

Llano Estecado cotton conference date set

Llano Estacado Cotton Conference Set For Jan. 24   The Llano Estacado Cotton Conference is set for Jan. 24 in the Bailey County Coliseum at 2006 West American Blvd., Muleshoe, TX.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the program at 8:30 a.m.  The conference is sponsored by Texas Cooperative Extension in Bailey, Parmer, Lamb […]

Jan. 13, 2008 Club notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met Jan. 7 at the Extension Office. The meeting was called to order by vice-president Linda Roberts. Amy Armenta read the minutes from the last meeting. Helen Casuas gave the treasurer’s report and reported there were 146 members. Linda Roberts announced the MRSA Leadership Training Class […]

Dec. 16, 2007 Club Notes

The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Dec. 5 with Joy Pattison as hostess. President Aloha Starbuck, Vice-president Betty Mobley, Secretary-treasurer Judy Gambill, Reporter Lucille Johnson and Parliamentarian Sue Pattison were installed for the new year. Each new officer added a branch to a Christmas tree. Starbuck read the […]

Nov. 18 Club Notes

Altrusa Members of Altrusa Club of Clovis met Nov. 12 for their regular program meeting at Muffley’s Back Door. Jennifer Koonsman, Glenda Hileman and Kathy Travis served as hostesses. Mona Lee Armstrong, Curry County Literacy representative, spoke about the work of the council and encouraged the members to participate as tutors or classroom assistants. She […]

Nov. 4 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Oct. 25 at the extension building with 13 members and one guest, Paryss, present. Paryss is the granddaughter of Jeanetta Mesner. Mesner read “A Newborn’s Conversation with God.” Roll call was answered with favorite pasttime. Linda Roberts read the minutes. Dorothy Bean gave the treasurer’s report. The […]

10-21 Club Notes

Encanto Garden Club The October meeting of the Encanto Garden Club was held in the home of Barbara Voges. Jill Whitehead, of Evergreen Acres, presented a program on planting tips and plant care for evergreens. She also presented information on tools for trimming and a measured watering system. A silent auction raised funds for local […]

Extension clubs served real purpose in mother’s life

By Don McAlvy: Columnist I always thought extension clubs were started so lonely mothers could have other women come to give them some company. That meant us kids would have a lot of new stuff to eat. (And they would make a quilt if they had time!) The reason my mother’s club, the Claud Rainy […]

Oct. 7 Club Notes

Delta Kappa Gamma Delta Kappa Gamma met Sept. 24 at 21st Street Church of Christ for their first meeting of the year. Dianne Davis, president, opened the meeting with the collect. Kristin Stata, secretary, called the roll and read the minutes of the last spring meeting. Anna Kolek gave the treasurer’s report. Davis, Patsy Camp […]

9-23 Club Notes

Curry County Democratic Women Curry County Democratic Women met Sept. 8 at Furr’s Cafeteria for a business meeting. President Elaine Howell called the meeting to order. Members discussed a membership drive and a possible county-wide breakfast to be held on Feb. 2 before the Feb. 5 caucus. The next meeting will be held Oct. 13. […]