In search of ponies: Hen’s duck act ends tragically

The laughter on the other end of the phone line was predictable. “A chicken?” my Mom asked. “Yes, a chicken. I had two but the other one drowned,” I replied. She stifled her laughter long enough to issue an, “Awww….” “But what about the drought? How did a chicken drown?” It was a valid question. […]

Feb. 8, 2009: Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters brings art historian Vicky Bliss to the Middle East in search of a stolen relic in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt’s mysterious Valley of the Kings. Vet Confidential: An Insider’s Guide to Protecting Your Pet’s Health by […]

Education feature: Lunch ladies keep stomachs satisfied

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Alejandro Chacon, from left to right, Lydia Gonzales, Lindsey Perry and Saul Molina help food service manager Sonya Campos serve lunch on the first day of school after the holiday break at La Casita Elementary School. La Casita serves 417 meals at La Cas By CNJ staff writer: Liliana Castillo […]