‘Progressive’ Christians spread message in Clovis

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CrossWalk America participants, from left, Brad Wilson, Eric Elnes, Rebecca Glenn and Mark Creek-Water head east on U.S. 60/84 into Clovis on Thursday. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer They say they are passing through the area spreading Jesus’ message of love. Their self-described progressive views on Christianity, however, are not […]

Genavee Clemmons

Genavee Clemmons, of Lubbock, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2005, at her residence. She was a native of Floyd County. She graduated from Lubbock High School and attended Texas Tech. She married Bob Clemmons Nov.13,1956, in Lovington. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution and Beta Sigma Phi. […]

Grace Ministry brings Christianity into the Curry County jail

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Jeremy Flesher follows along in his Bible during Lance Clemmons’ sermon Sunday at the Curry County Detention Center. This was Flesher’s first time to attend the Grace Ministry session. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer The men filed into the room wearing an orange uniform with Curry County stamped in large […]

Singing songs for literacy

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis will soon play host for the second straight year to the African Children’s Choir, a group of 26 children from various African countries and eight adult hosts who travel the United States and support a ministry that educates African orphans. This year’s presentation will be at 7 p.m. on Feb. […]

Area ranchers lose money to mad cow scare

Mike Linn A few days can cost a cattle rancher hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue — especially when one of those days beef from a Canadian Holstein is found infected with mad cow disease. Since news broke of the infected Holstein in Washington, cattle prices for fat cattle have dropped about 20 percent, […]

Clovis ministers make meeting more formal

By Darrell Todd Maurina After many years without an organized ministerial association, Clovis now has an organized fellowship with about two dozen pastors trying to work together for community improvement. The Rev. Lance Clemmons, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Clovis and chairman of the newly organized Clovis Christian Ministerial Alliance, said that when he […]