Wine pairing featured on show

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on decorating gift baskets, updating the kitchen and pairing wine and food will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Ava Green will show how to decorate and customize gift baskets, which are great for any occasion. Her company is Terri’s Yarns […]

Hounds lose overtime thriller to Mustangs

Freedom New Mexico Guard Nolan Richardson hit back-to-back baskets in overtime to give Midwestern State the lead for good and the Mustangs held off Eastern New Mexico 94-90 in a Lone Star Conference South Division men’s game Saturday night at Greyhound Arena. Richardson, the LSC’s leading scorer and the grandson of former Tulsa and Arkansas […]

It’s Their Business: Forever Blooms

Name: Forever Blooms Location: 1212 N. Main What they do: They are a floral and gift shop that sells gift merchandise and gift baskets. Their flower selections include plants, silk and fresh flower arrangements. Who’s in charge: Sharla Bronniman Employees: Four Contact: 763-4242, 799-7786 or email Hours: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to […]

March 5 – Bingo basket

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Maria Cotten puts together a basket for the winner of La Casa Senior Center’s bingo. Cotten said she puts baskets together for the bingo raffle every Wednesday.

12-22 Empty stocking fund

Today’s focus: Ms. B Household members: 5 Children: 4 Special circumstances: “Ms. B’s” husband is not living with her right now and her income is limited. She can’t afford presents for her children. Her holiday hopes: For her children to have a merry Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes 5 and 8 to 10. Boys […]

Dec. 22, 2006 Empty Stocking Fund Profile

Today’s focus: “Ms. A” Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “Ms. A” is in remission from cancer. She has undergone three surgeries this year. She is employed but having difficulty making ends meet. Holiday hopes: To give her child a nice Christmas. Clothing needs: Girls pants size 16. Girls shirt size 16. Girls shoe […]

Nov. 25, 2006 Empty Stocking Fund Profile

CNJ Staff Today’s focus: “Ms. W” Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “Ms. W” just got custody of her grandchildren and times are a little hard right now for the family. Her holiday hopes: To have presents under the tree for her grandchildren. Clothing needs: Boys pants size 5, boys shirt size 5, boys […]

Empty stocking — Dec. 15

Today’s focus: “Ms. S” Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “Ms. S” is not employed and is struggling this year. Her holiday hopes: For her son to have a good Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys pant sizes 34/32, boys shirt size large, boys shoe size 10. Toys list: X-Box game The Empty Stocking Fund is […]

Trojans trounce Texico

Texico’s Tony Clement is fouled by Mesa Vista’s Kenneth Martinez as he drives to the basket during the first half of a Class 2A quarterfinal game Wednesday at West Mesa High School in Albuquerque. (CNJ staff: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Texico and Mesa Vista were busy trading baskets when the […]

Empty Stocking: Dec. 17, 2004

Today’s focus: Carmen Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “With having to pay bills and buy food and all of this being done with just me, it is hard to make ends meet. I work 40 hours a week and study at night when I have time at work. There is just enough money […]

Empty stocking: Wednesday, Dec. 8

CNJ staff Today’s Focus: Karen Household members: 7 Children: 6 Special circumstances: She is taking care of her sister’s children. Clothing needs: Boy’s pants sizes 7, 9-10, 8-9 and 3 T; girl’s pants sizes 4T and 12 months; boy’s shirts sizes 7, 9-10, 8-9 and 3 T; girls shirts sizes 4T and 12 months; boys […]

Empty stocking, Nov. 28, 2004

Today’s focus: Kelly Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “I just lost my mother in September and since her passing, I have not been able to be self-sufficient.” Her holiday hopes: “I would really like my daughter Kristen to have a good Christmas.” Clothing needs: 6 or small girls’ pants, 6 or small girls’ […]