Author: Carole Grosch

Old Town Flea Market Returns

Always a popular event, the Old Town Flea Market got off to a brisk start the weekend of Nov. 4…

ClovisFest Soars

As the crowd watched expectantly in the cool morning air, the whoosh of propane burners did their job. One by…

Summer Craft Beer Crawl Returns

The streets of Old Town welcomed craft beer aficionados on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27. Ready to put their commemorative tasting…

Crafting with Hottemp Opens New Studio

By Carole Grosch Clovis got an artistic boost when Crafting with Hottemp opened its doors this summer. On Friday, Aug.…

CenterStage Clovis Presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

To the delight of local theatergoers, CenterStage Clovis Community Theater started its 26th season Thursday, July 13 with a production…

Smoke N Spurs Plans Future Grand Opening in Old Town

BY CAROLE GROSCH After a year and a half of renovations, new family-run restaurant Smoke N Spurs, opened earlier this…

Snap Jewelry Store Opens in Old Town

Have you ever wanted to design your own jewelry? On July 7, a new type of jewelry shop opened in…

Old Town Antique and Gun Show: Shop the Show, Help the Cause

Approximately 15,000 visitors stopped by the Liberty Ballroom at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District this past weekend to enjoy the…

Q&A with new Clovis City Manager Luke Serpa

On Monday, June 12, the Clovis City Council unanimously named Luke Serpa its new City Manager. The distinction comes on…

Clovis Celebrates 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees

The annual Clovis Hall of Fame Council held its 42nd Awards Gala and Dinner Saturday, June 10 at Clovis Veterans…

Old Town Clovis Farmers Markets: Fruit, Vegetables and Music

Looking for something fun to do on a Friday evening or a relaxing activity on Saturday morning? Consider visiting the…

Chronic Tacos Mexican Grill Opens in Clovis

Fans of good Mexican food are in luck. On Friday, June 2, Chronic Tacos Mexican Grill celebrated the opening of…

Treasures Abound at Glorious Junk Days

Thousands visited Old Town for the annual Glorious Junk Days on Sunday, May 28. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,…

Local Artist’s Painting on Exhibit in State Capitol

Ma Ly of Fresno was selected as the winning artist representing Senate District 14 in this year’s State Senate’s Contemporary…

Old Town says farewell to Bear Creek Gifts

“We just want to say … thank you!” was the heartfelt message posted by Pat and Larry Grossi, owners of…

Old Town Friday Farmers Market and ArtHop in Full Swing

Throngs of people were in Old Town on Friday, May 12, to enjoy the comfortable temperatures of spring and welcome…

Spring Wine Walk Returns to Old Town

If it's spring, it's time for Wine Walk. Twice a year, in the spring and fall, Old Town Clovis celebrates…

CVMD leads drive to fund Fourth of July Freedom Fest

Clovis Veterans Memorial District has stepped up to organize local funding through veteran and community groups in effort to make…

Madison Jones Crowned 2017 Rodeo Queen

The 2017 Clovis Rodeo crowned its queen on Thursday, April 27. Her name is Madison Jones, a freshman at Fresno…

Lynne Ashbeck: A Life of Service

Some of the strongest influences in Lynne Ashbeck's life came from her mother and father. They instilled in her and…

Q&A: Katie Mcdougald looks back on Rodeo Queen reign

A year ago, Katie McDougald, a sophomore at Fresno State, was crowned Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen, winning both the Horsemanship…

Big Hat Days Kicks off Western Heritage Month in Old Town

The month of April got off to an exciting start for Western Heritage Month in Clovis this year, kicking off…

‘Spirit of Women’ Inspires Healthy Living with a Smile

The health of women is a serious matter for the Spirit of Women program at Saint Agnes Medical Center (SAMC),…