Area residents create women’s organization

Liliana Castillo Six Clovis and Portales women have created a new organization intended to empower women. The idea for the organization, called We Organize Motivate Educate and Nurture, or W.O.M.E.N., came to Clovis counselor Sistar Yancy while preparing to speak at a women’s conference in California in 1990. Yancy said the idea lingered with her […]

Counselor reaches out to community

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Sistar Yancy takes notes Thursday during a counseling session with Oscar Gandarilla of Albuquerque. Yancy, founder/director of Christian Believers Education, prepares to celebrate the second anniversary of the organization. By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico When Sistar G. Yancy traveled from California to Clovis about seven years ago to speak […]

Aug. 18, 1940

Gov. John E. Miles was a guest at the New Mexico Press Association banquet held in Clovis. … Men’s suits could be purchased at Penney’s for $19.95. … Members of the Clovis Golf Club were scheduled to officially open their new clubhouse at Hillcrest Park. … And Christian counselor Sistar Yancy was born in New […]