April 16, 2008 Meetings Watch: County Commission

The Curry County Commission met Tuesday for its regular meeting: Here is a report. • Commissioners approved modifying a contract with Stephen’s Construction and Ready Mix to add a fuel surcharges. The company was contracted in September to haul caliche for road improvement projects. The surcharge will be based on current fuel prices, according to […]

Proposed trade agreement met with opposition

Freedom New Mexico It’s sad, really. For most of the last century, the Democratic Party, as the most significant advocate of an internationalist perspective in American politics, understood that promoting international trade was a key aspect of being an internationally oriented world power that valued multilateral relations. With its latest action on a proposed trade […]

April 13, 2008 Club Notes

Encanto Garden Club The Encanto Garden Club met April 8 at the Senior Citizens Center with Bess Kline and Jayne Rybolt as hostesses. President Barbara Voges called the meeting to order and Karen Allen read the minutes. The Gardener’s prayer was read by Jackie Wuest. Guests introduced were Sheryl Corder, Norma Patterson, Cleo Duran and […]

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 […]

Memorable experiences

Tonya Fennell: Cannon Connections Eight months ago I wrote my first column for the inaugural edition of the Cannon Connections. Since then, I have filled this space with my thoughts and opinions on being an Air Force wife. Some were well-received while others were met with disapproval. A column on military wives whining netted me […]

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 […]

Cannon troops take to the skies

Cannon Airmen board a chartered aircraft Sunday morning to begin a planned four-month deployment. Staff Sgt. Craig Seals Airmen begin deployment The other shoe dropped during a rainy Labor Day weekend as approximately 400 Cannon personnel deployed over the past week as part of Aerospace Expeditionary Force (AEF) 3/4, according to information provided from 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 […]