83-year-old shares memories of Africa with CHS students

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Gladys Clark said she doesn’t know what’s next for her after devoting most of her life to mission work in Africa, but she said at 83, she’s not done yet. Sharna Johnson In 1946, with World War II just winding to an end, then 18-year-old Gladys Clark and her family […]

Charity concert set for November

Jana Stanfield stretches her vocal chords not to win the attention of Nashville country music producers, but to raise money for charity. Country recording artists and Clovis native Jana Stanfield will perform in November at the Portales High School Auditorium. All proceeds will go to the Panhandle Muscular Dystrophy Association, according to concert coordinator Judy […]

Crossing the border for Christmas

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer As families rise with the sun to open their gifts Christmas morning, a group of Clovis young adults will be far from their families. And they won’t be opening presents — they’ll be giving them. The College and Careers Group at Sandia Baptist Church has started a missionary group […]

Documentary shows plight of U.S. orphanages

Freedom Newspapers A documentary film now making the rounds brings back into focus an institution from American history that might have new relevance today. “Homecoming: The Forgotten World of America’s Orphanages” includes interviews with 15 people who attended these children’s homes before they went into decline in the 1970s. The movie is touching and informative. […]