Gabriel’s Garden partnering with Matt 25

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Volunteer Lori Brunsen picks peas Thursday at Gabriel’s Garden near Cannon Air Force Base. Brunsen and project organizer Lori Yanez said they need more volunteers to keep the community garden going. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Gabriel’s Garden is growing partners in the community on its way toward offering […]

Cannon airmen step in to help save garden

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Airmen from the 27th Logistic Readiness Squadron provide help Thursday preparing a field for planting as part of the Gabriel’s Garden project on U.S. 60/84 near the Cannon Air Force Base. Lori Yanez, of Clovis, said that the field was flooded by rain and the equipment she needed to work […]

Finally enjoying fruits of my labor

By Karl Terry: CNJ columnist I had threatened to put in a garden for the last three summers. The last several weeks we’re finally enjoying the fruits of our labor. Back in the spring I tilled up a spot in the southwest corner of our yard and planted a variety of vegetables. Overall the new […]

June 7 Engagements

Price-Plummer Jeff and Diane Queener of Texico announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lacy Price of Texico, to Wade Plummer, of Floyd, son of Renee Haught and Bill Plummer of Arizona. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. June 20 at The Rose Garden on State Rd. 77. A reception will […]

June 7 Honors

Brittni D. Jimenez of Clovis and Robert Waters III of Clovis recently graduated from Garden City Community College

Organizers: More vendors at this year’s Home and Garden show

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castilllo Home and Garden show organizers said the weekend event had more than 80 vendors and attracted more than 3,000 people to the Clovis Civic Center. CNJ staff The Home and Garden show at Clovis Civic Center attracted more than 3,000 people during the weekend, organizers for the Homebuilders Association of […]

Military feature: Local woman oversees military tribute installation

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo New Mexico Garden Club Member Bess Kline, left, and the New Mexico visitor information center supervisor Janice Hamilton, right, joined forces to place a Blue Star Memorial marker at the visitor information center on U.S. 60/84. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Bess Kline said she has been working about […]

God can help us to bear our best fruits

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist I passed a huge garden near Texico the other day, and it brought back memories of my garden planting experiences. I estimated that the garden was about an acre and the owner had it so manicured and neat that it could appear on the cover of any national magazine. I […]

June 22, 2008 Club Notes

Encanto Garden Club The Encanto Garden Club attended its annual pilgrimage on June 10 by visiting the grounds belonging to Nick and Nancy Fischer. The Fischers moved to Curry County seven years ago from Colorado and have done extensive landscaping on their four-acre property. There are more than hundred trees of various types on the […]

May 25, 2008 Club Notes

Encanto Garden Club The Encanto Garden Club met May 13 at a club member’s home. Hostesses were Jayne Rybolt and B.J. Goodwin. A program on petal potpourri was given. Jackie Wuest called the meeting to order and led a discussion of business. Ruth Burns gave a report on the city cleanup drive, which the club […]