Our people: Nicole Thornton represents Portales as the city’s community affairs coordinator

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Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Nicole Thornton worked as the community affairs coordinator as well as the Portales Main Street manager. Nicole Thornton was the Community Affairs Coordinator for the city of Portales until Friday. Her husband received orders from the Air Force back to Florida so the couple will be returning home. Thornton said […]

Police blotter — Oct. 10

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 1 a.m. Sept. 24 an officer was on patrol in the area of 21st and Thornton streets when a vehicle passed him with its hazard lights on. The officer followed the vehicle to Plains Regional Medical Center and observed a male […]

Police blotter — May 30

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About noon May 13 an officer responded to the 500 block of Thornton Street for a report of battery. A man told dispatch he had followed a man who had hit him. Officers met with the 20-year-old, who said he was driving […]

Nov. 30, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 3 p.m. Nov. 18 an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton Street for a report of threats. A woman said she was at the school to pick up her son and was waiting in a line […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Religion Digest

Beacon of Light program relocates The Beacon of Light faith-based recovery program has relocated and now occupies three locations in the 1300 block of Thornton Street, according to a press release. The locations are: • 1300 Thornton — Main Offices, classes and Chapel (former Circle K store) • 1301 Thornton — Women’s Home, Phase 1 […]

2-29-08 Religion digest

Conference set for March 8 The “Free Indeed and Power” Word and Power Conference is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 in the Master’s Center Conference Room at 21st and Prince streets. Special speaker will be Sherri Wilson. Registration is free but required by Monday so that organizers will know how many […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Religion calendar

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400. Sunday Men’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 a.m. North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St., Free coffee and donuts. Christian Apologetics Lecture Series — 10:30 a.m. High Plains Baptist […]

Jan. 11, 2008 Religion Calendar

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400. Women of Hope — 10-11 a.m. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Christian support group for women seeking spiritual growth. Information: 763-4400. Monday Compassionate Friends — 6-7:30 […]

Religion Digest: Church to show film “The Wager”

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Bethel Assembly of God, 1521 N. Norris, will host a movie night at 7 p.m. Monday. “The Wager” features Randy Travis and is based on a book by author Bill Myers. Admission is free. Information: 762-4100. Calendar Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. […]

Religion Digest: Sacred Heart holding dinner

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Parish members of the Sacred Heart Community Church will be hosting a Christmas dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church’s gym, 911 Merriwether Street. The dinner is organized to feed those who may be in need or will be spending the Christmas holiday alone. Included in […]

Nov. 23, 2007 Religion Calendar

Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400. Women of Hope — 10-11 a.m. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Christian support group for women seeking spiritual growth. Information: 763-4400. Sunday Men’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 a.m. North Plains Mall Cinema, […]

Religion Digest: Church holding annual sale

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant The Trinity United Methodist Church’s Womens Group will be holding its annual Fall Bake, Craft and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. The sale will be held in the multi-purpose room of the church, which is located at 1320 W. 21st St. Proceeds of the sale […]

Religion Digest: Advent Christian welcomes pastor

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Clovis Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St., will be welcoming new pastor, Sam Walch, with a morning service, at 11 a.m. Sunday. Walch, his wife Janelle and two children come to Clovis from Baraboo, Wis. He has served in the ministry for six years. Calendar Saturday Distribution — […]

10-21 Births

Everett Alex and Amanda Everett of Clovis are the parents of a 7 -pound, six-ounce girl. Sophia Madison Everett was born Sept. 22, 2007, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Howard and Paula Manasco, Rick Thornton, Vance and Jeanette Everett, all of Clovis, and Julie Thompson of Albuquerque. Great-grandparents are Ron […]

Oct. 19 Religion digest

Christian comedian Dennis Swanberg will be presenting a guest ministry beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday at the High Plains Baptist Church, 2800 E. 21st St. Tickets are free and are available at the church’s office or through any church member. Information: 762-4727. Calendar Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m., sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. […]

Religion Digest: Speaker to talk about freedom of mind, body and soul

Sheri Rose Shepherd will be the featured speaker from 9 a.m. to noon during a Spiritual Seekers Conference on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St.. Shepherd, who speaks to more than 30,000 women a year and has had her life story featured on Lifetime Television for Women, will cover freedom of […]

Religion Digest: Church holding animal blessing

There will be a blessing of the animals at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 1705 W. 21st St. The blessing will be hosted by Pastor Margot Thompson of Trinity United Methodist Church and Father Ben Wright of St. James Episcopal Church. All animals are asked to be caged, leashed […]

Religion Digest: Christian author hosting conference

Christian author Lauraine Snelling will be holding a writer’s conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Masters Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Cost of attendance will be $35 for advance reservations or $50 at the door. Information: 762-1924. Church holding services in park First Christian Church will be holding services starting at […]

Religion Digest: Church breakfast fund-raiser planned

The Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic churches are holding a joint breakfast fund-raiser from 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church Parish Hall. The money will go toward a Spanish retreat. Tickets are $6 for adult and $3 for children and can be purchased at either church office. The breakfast will […]

Religion Digest: New minister joins Church of Christ

Allen McKinney is the new minister at The Church of Christ, 16th and Pile streets. McKinney came to Clovis from Lake City, Fla. on Aug. 14 He has been involved in the ministry since 1996. Church holding Sept. 11 services Kingswood United Methodist Church will be holding special services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. […]