April 6, 2008 Club Notes

Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta The Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta Chapter met March 31 at the 21st Street Church of Christ. Jan Garrett presented a program on breast cancer. She shared her survivor’s view and gave information on detection and treatment. She also told the group that new research was being done, the survival rate was […]

April 1, 2008 Meetings Watch: Curry County Commission

By Gabe Monte: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Commission met Tuesday. Here is a report on the meeting: • A burn ban enacted last month was continued. Commissioners enacted the burn ban because of persisting dry conditions in the area and recent wildfires that ignited in surrounding areas. The burn ban prohibits open flames […]

Learn something new

How do they make darts? Find out by watching Kevin Wilson’s “Best bet on TV.” Best bet on TV • • • Comedian Argus Hamilton is making fun of network television and people from Arkansas in his column today. Here’s the link: Argus Hamilton • • • Charles Hemphill passes along a joke about an atheist in […]

And the bear said to the atheist …

Charles Hemphill passes along a joke about an atheist in the woods: As he walked along, the atheist heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. When he turned to look, a 7-foot grizzly bear was charging toward him. He ran but the bear was soon on top of him and the atheist began crying […]

She was the ‘Bayou Babe’

With Valentine’s Day on Thursday, editors have been asking readers, “How did you meet your spouse?” • Christian and Jeannie Heller met on the C.B. radio. She was the “Bayou Babe.” • Carolyn Spence met her husband Karl on a blind date, after he’d been stood up on a double date. • Janet Mason met her husband Rodney […]

True love began on a blind date …

With Valentine’s Day on Thursday, editors have been asking readers, “How did you meet your spouse?” Carolyn Spence met her husband Karl on a blind date, after he’d been stood up on a double date. Janet Mason met her husband Rodney at a softball game. She smashed a triple and the rest is history. See […]

Wildcats go to 23-0

Jaden Isler scored 26 points and Jaye Crockett added 24 as Clovis beat Carlsbad 84-52 in a boys basketball game Tuesday in Carlsbad. Bryce Hill added 19 points as the Wildcats (23-0) improved to 2-0 in District 4-5A play. The Clovis girls beat Carlsbad 77-47. Look for more coverage later on the VarsityNow section of […]

They began as best friends

With Valentine’s Day on Thursday, editors have been asking readers, “How did you meet your spouse?” • Frank Dalton’s reply: “I met my wife Lois at A&M Farm and Ranch, where she worked in the clothing department and also ran the cash register. “I had just moved back to Clovis from Houston and frequented A&M for supplies […]

… And that’s how I met my spouse

With Valentine’s Day on Thursday, editors have been asking readers, “How did you meet your spouse?” Bob Baker’s reply: “I met my wife in 1960 while stationed in England with the United States Air Force. I was 21 and she was 20.  She was in the Royal Air Force at the time.  “My assignment was […]

Feb. 3, 2008 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Jan. 9 with Lola and Aloha Starbuck. Fourteen members read the “Club Women’s Collect” together. Ann Carter read “Still.” There was discussion of the float in the Christmas Parade, the turnout of the public and the minimal publicity. Future meetings were planned, including […]

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 […]

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. […]

Sept. 2 Club Notes

Fairfield Extension The Fairfield Extension met at 10 a.m. Aug. 24 in Sharon Ragland’s home. There were 12 members present. A report on the council meeting was given. Hosts for the rest of the year were selected. Members were reminded of the membership dinner, which will be held Sept. 11 at the Extension Building. The […]

May 28, 2006 Organizations

Nite Owl Extension Club The Nite Owl Extension Club met at the Extension Building on May 4 with 11 members present. The meeting was called to order by Charlotte Adams. Members agreed to hold future meetings at the Baxter-Curren Senior Citizen Center on the first and third Wednesdays. The door prize was donated by Arleen […]

4/30 Organizations

Fairfield Extension Club The Fairfield Extension Club met on April 14 in the home of Betty Ingram, who hosted with Mary Winkles. Twelve members attended. Marie Wells and Mary Dell won the door prizes. New business included the upcoming birthday party on May 12, and the quilt top made by Sharon Ragland and finished by […]

4/28 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, an officer was called to Marshall Junior High School, and a student was arrested and booked for possession of marijuana on school grounds after marijuana was found. The student was released after booking. • • • Officers responded to a […]

3/26 Organizations

Fairfield Extension Club The Fairfield Extension Club met March 10 at the club building. Hostesses Marie Wells and Viola McGregor made a sausage and a dish. Everyone else brought an accompanying dish. Thirteen members attended the meeting. Judy Griego and Nadine Fixter spoke about Senior Companions and Foster Grandparents. New members are welcome. For information, […]

3/5 Anniversary

Butler Charles and Verna Butler of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The couple married March 2, 1956, in Phoenix. They have two children and three grandchildren. The couple met at a country-western dance on Christmas Eve in 1955 and dated for two months and one week before they married. […]

3/5 Organizations

BPO Does No. 108 Clovis BPO Does No. 108 held a regular meeting Feb. 23 with President Gaylynn presiding. After roll call of officers, the meeting was called to order. The first order of business was to honor charter members Marge McCullough and Lena Klebold, who recently died, and remaining charter members of the Drove, […]

2/26 Organizations

El Portal Club The El Portal Chapter of Daughter of the American Revolution met Feb. 11 at the First Christian Church in Clovis. Regent Wanda Dunn presided. Guest included Christie Allen, Melrose High School Good Citizen, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Barry Allen, Katie Haynes Burns, Madison Stewart, the grade level winner of he American […]