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  • On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

    On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
    The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with their intended destinations in the U.S.
  • Ollie M.J. Ray, city teacher

    Ollie M.J. Ray, city teacher
    Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82. "They say teachers are born, and Ollie had not only the native ability to be a teacher but also the...

    First Baptist Church of Leesburg mission team to visit Guatemala

    A mission team from First Baptist Church of Leesburg, 220 N. 13th St., will travel to the San Juan Malnutrition Center in Guatemala July 5-11 to care for children who are severely undernourished. The trip is being organized through Orphan's Heart, an...

    Gospel Fest combines church music with history

    Gospel Fest combines church music with history
    Combining a cultural revival, historical commemoration and Bronzeville neighborhood celebration, the 29th Chicago Gospel Music Festival continued highlighting sounds that were formed in South Side churches. The thousands who attended the weekend event...

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...