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Clovis Unified kicks off 2017-18 school year in style

The morning of Tuesday, Aug. 15 was filled with energy and excitement as 5,500 Clovis Unified School District teachers, administrators and faculty members filled...

Schramm twins wreak havoc on gridiron and find solace in surprising places

By Paul Meadors | Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Let me introduce you to D.J. and Dusty Schramm, identical twins, future Division I college football players...

Clovis police officer gets national honor

In August 2016, Clovis police officer Curtis Shurtliff saved a 5-year-old boy from drowning in a lake. Shurtliff, who was camping near Shaver Lake at...

Reporting for Duty: Tales from the first week of high school football practice

By Paul Meadors | Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Bright and early with the morning dew still fresh on the grass then later into the gorgeous...

Clovis holds second annual Back to School Bash

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter Thousands of children and their families came together on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis hoping to...

Clovis students dive into space

By Tomas Kassahun For one week in July, 40 high school students in Clovis participated in a program called Dive Into Space. The program is designed...

Chris Colfer visits Clovis on ‘Land of Stories’ book tour

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter Famous Clovis East alum Chris Colfer returned to his hometown July 25 to celebrate the launch of the final book...

Fresno State to retire Derek Carr’s No. 4 jersey

CLOVIS ROUNDUP STAFF Fresno State’s all-time leading passer, Derek Carr, is returning to campus Sept. 2 to have his No. 4 jersey retired during a...

Habitat for Humanity surprises new homeowners

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter Three families in Clovis were shocked to learn that they will soon become homeowners. The Karapetyan, Lee and Yang families got...

The Body Building offers first cryotherapy chamber and infrared sauna in Central Valley

For some, going to the gym can be a challenge—where do you start, why does everyone there seem to be fit and know what...

Their year in college: Questions and answers from our local athletes part II

By Paul Meadors | Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Last issue we heard from five former Clovis Unified athletes who had a successful 2016-17 seasons in...

Pole Vaulting returns to Clovis

By Johnny Martin | Reporter The 23rd annual North American Pole Vault Championships returned to Old Town Clovis during the July 21 Friday night Farmers...

Cowboy Ken Melchor: Remembering a Clovis Legend (Jan 6, 1943 – Apr 16, 2017)

By Valerie Shelton, Former CR Editor/Friend “I’m not a cowboy,” Kenny Melchor would say, as he looked you square in the eye donning his Stetson...

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