Author: Johnny Martin

Pole Vaulting returns to Clovis

By Johnny Martin | Reporter The 23rd annual North American Pole Vault Championships returned to Old Town Clovis during the…

New Clovis Sport Clips provides men’s haircuts in unique sports-themed environment

  By Johnny Martin | Reporter @jmart_17 Gentlemen, have you ever wanted to get your haircut but the “big game”…

Ananya Vinay: 2017 Scripps Spelling Bee Champion

  When Ananya Vinay took the trip to Maryland for the Scripps National Spelling Bee last year the hopes were…

Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 now serving alcohol to moviegoers

BY JOHNNY MARTIN Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 has added a new feature to the movie going experience, adding a bar…

YARTS: Giving You the Opportunity to ‘Watch the Scenery, Not the Road’

Have you ever wanted to go Yosemite but not have to worry about the drive or traffic? Then YARTS is…

Buchanan graduate a step above the rest

Growing up in Clovis as a Dry Creek Panther and a Alta Sierra Bruin, Charles Harris knew that his path…

Central Valley native, girlfriend conquer their fears on MTV’s ‘Fear Factor,’ win $50,000 grand prize

Former Valley resident John Gaines, along with his girlfriend Lauren Young, appeared on the “Party Games” June 6 episode of…

UberEATS launches in Fresno, Clovis

  UberEATS, the online meal ordering and delivery platform, has officially launched in the Fresno-Clovis area. “We’re excited to bring…

Clovis Mayor Bob Whalen: A Man of Many Kinds

Clovis Mayor and councilmember Bob Whalen has had the experiences you only hear about. Growing up with a stepfather running…

Clovis North Teacher Honored With National Recognition

The National Speech & Debate Association announced that Clovis North English teacher and speech and debate coach Chad Hayden was…

Clovis North hosts 8th Annual St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 The peer counseling class at Clovis North High School hosted its eighth annual St. Baldrick’s…

Buchanan Senior Honored With Prestigious Selection

Alexander Ewing, a senior at Buchanan High School, was named one of only 25 students in the nation to be…

Local educator ready to take over as new Buchanan principal

Going through the Clovis Unified system as a kid, Joe Aiello knew the "CUSD way of life" at a very…

Clovis Wood Stackers Square Dance Club: Keeping square dancing alive one dancer at a time

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 Have you ever wanted to learn how to square dance but thought to yourself it’s…

Dierks Bentley’s ‘What the Hell Tour’ Rocks Save Mart Center

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 There was not an empty seat in the arena nor was there an empty cup…

Rodeo Weekend Kicks Off With a Bang as PBR and Joe Nichols Take the Stage

The 103rd Clovis Rodeo officially kicked off Thursday night at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds as the Professional Bull Riding tour…

Rodeo Week Continues in Clovis with Charity Roping

The Clovis Rodeo festivities continued Tuesday, April 25 at the rodeo grounds with the 8th Annual James Pickens Jr. Foundation…

Social Justice Series Comes to a Close at Clovis Community College

Clovis Community College concluded its “Social Justice Series: Lifting up our Communities” lecture series April 19 in the Academic Center…

Former Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen Kadee Coffman Staying True to Her ‘Cowgirl Roots’

Growing up in Clovis on her family’s horse and cattle ranch, Kadee Coffman quickly learned at a young age about…

Justin Moore Brings American Made Tour to Boots in the Park concert series

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 The true country fans embraced the brisk and wet 50-degree weather and came out to…

CUSD Begins Search for New Superintendent

Clovis Unified School District superintendent Janet Young announced last week that she will be stepping away from her duties and…

TRAC teams compete in Fresno Easter Baseball Classic

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 It wasn’t the outcome that Clovis, Clovis West and Clovis East had in mind at…

Get to Know Your New Councilmember: Drew Bessinger

Growing up in a small, coastal town in New Jersey, Drew Bessinger was used to the middle class lifestyle, but…