Feb. 22, 2009 Club notes

Fairfield Extension Club Fairfield Extension Club met Feb. 13 at the First Christian Church at 10 a.m. Host was Jean Harding. Amy Armenta called the meeting to order with 16 members present. Sharon Ragland showed a baby quilt and a western chimes. Huggie bears were stuffed. Door prizes were won by Mary Winkles and Martha […]

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 […]

Nov. 9 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met in September at Muffley’s Back Door. Hostesses were Marcy Kos and Lois Hollinsworth. Twelve members were in attendance and guests were Kathryn Adkins and Annette Taylor. Memorials to the Humane Society for Nancy Wilkins and to Baxter Hall for Eva Wilson were voted on. […]

Oct. 19, 2008 Club Notes

Altrusa The Altrusa Club of Clovis met Oct. 13 at Muffley’s Back Door. Hostesses for the evening were Jackie Lara and Leslie McCloud. After a meal, business matters was discussed, including the upcoming 17th annual Pumpkin Patch held Oct. 18. Curry County Adult Detention Center Interim Warden Audrey Barriga gave a presentation on changes that […]

Encounters all part of God’s plan

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist My friend told me her story of the new friend she met on the plane. I thought of this verse: “For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.” ( 2 Corinthians 4:18) Recently a colleague of mine was in an international […]

In tribute: Mother, wife, twin did things her way

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer Charlene Seales never met a stranger. She preferred hugs over handshakes and believed everybody should be a twin. She was also remembered by family members as the biggest source of energy and support in their lives —whether it was the distinct voice of support in athletics or the quiet […]

Sept. 7, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met July 8 at Dakota’s Steakhouse. Dan East was the guest speaker. A report was given on the activities of the Curry County Republican Party. The August meeting was canceled due to the involvement with the Curry County fair booth. The county republicans have […]

Mayor: Governor receptive to Hull overpass situation

CNJ Staff Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said a delegation of Clovis city officials and business owners secured support from Gov. Bill Richardson to reopen the Hull Street railroad overpass. The delegation, including the mayor, met with Richardson Friday to discuss the issue with the overpass. “(Richardson) was very supportive and knew that it needed to […]

July 6, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met June 10 at Dakota’s Steakhouse. The guest speaker was District Attorney Matt Chandler, who presented information on preventing identity fraud and what to do if you are a victim. Local attorney Kathleen Haynes, esq., will be the guest speaker at the next meeting […]

Meetings Watch: Planning and Zoning Commission

The Clovis City Planning and Zoning Commission met Wednesday at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center. All matters approved will be on the agenda for approval in the June 19 City Commission meeting. • Following debate, commissioners voted 6-0 to recommend rezoning a 15-acre section of Raintree Estates by the intersection of Norris Street and […]

Exercise helps airmen prepare for emergency

By Capt. Mae-Li Allison, 27th SOW Public Affairs Representatives from the 27th Special Operations Wing and local community functional areas with emergency management responsibilities met here May 28-29 to discuss how they would respond to natural and man-made disasters. Designated All Hazards Response Training, the “tabletop exercise” encouraged discussion about how Cannon AFB and the […]

City Commissioners discuss animal euthanization

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Clovis is creating a task force to work on controlling the pet population. The City Commission heard an offer from Animal Protection of New Mexico to change euthanasia methods at the Clovis Animal Shelter. Most of Thursday’s meeting was dedicated to testimony from local veterinarians and APNM employees. 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 […]

May 19, 2008 Best Bet on TV

What: How I Met Your Mother Where: CBS When: 6:30 p.m. What it’s about: Ted has an accident, and the close call has him evaluating his relationship with Stella (played by Sarah Chalke, who’s finding new roles before “Scrubs” even wraps up).

May 12, 2008 Best Bet on TV

What: How I Met Your Mother Where: CBS When: 7:30 p.m. What it’s about: Britney Spears returns as Abby, who is now dating Barney, and the pair, realizing how much they currently dislike Ted, decide to flaunt their romance in front of him at the bar. Barney, however, goes a bit overboard and does something […]

May 4, 2008 Club Notes

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

May 2, 2008 Meetings Watch: City Commission

Meetings watch: The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. • Commissioners approved to use $225,000 in capital outlay funding as a matching funds for the Community Development Block Grant designated for street improvements. The city qualified for a grant $350,000 grant in April to repair residential roads in low-income […]

Meetings Watch: Clovis Public Works Committee

The city of Clovis Public Works Committee met Wednesday. Here is a report on the meeting: • The committee will send the City Commission a request for $200,000 to supplement a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant to rehabilitate residential roads between Grand and Seventh streets and Mitchell and Thornton streets. The city qualified for the […]

April, 27, 2008 Club Notes

Altrusa International Inc. Altrusa International Inc. of Clovis met April 14 at Muffley’s Back Door. Members were served dinner by hostesses Mary Weigl, Suzanne Funicella and Phyllis Davidson. Following dinner, Davidson, the club president, introduced Judy Benitscheck, 2008 spelling bee organizer. She presented a program to the group outlining the process of organizing the local […]

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 […]