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Clovis community remembers Luna’s matriarch Carmela Liberta

On June 30, Carmela Liberta, best known as the matriarch of the beloved Luna Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant in Old Town Clovis and affectionately...

GT Florists & Herbs continues family tradition

While some may perceive gardening as an ordinary task, GT Florists & Herbs has turned it into an art. Born into a family where...

Dogs make a difference: Clovis K-9 unit gets bad guys off the street

With a little more than 100 officers, the Clovis Police Department is touted as the best law enforcement agency in the Valley. Over the...

The Price of Freedom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92c1Llc_7t8] This Fourth of July, as Americans across the country blast triumphant flares toward the heavens to celebrate 242 years as a nation founded...

Letter from the Publisher: Celebrating 9 Years of community journalism

As we celebrate nine years, we want to thank Clovis, the business community, our advertisers and of course, our readers for their support. My husband...

Clovis engineering firm buys out Kids Day corner

A Clovis engineering firm’s effort to give back to the community was on display Tuesday morning outside of its office building. Around 8 a.m., Blair,...

Hoop, There It Is: Clovis West girls rout Clovis North for sixth straight Valley...

No matter how often the Clovis West girls basketball program wins a Valley title, there’s always a new story to tell. And while the latest...

Buchanan alum pursues her true passion

After graduating from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and working in the software industry, Buchanan High alum Eunice Giarta returned to school part-time to...

Clovis: Not just a gateway, a destination

Traveling north on Clovis Avenue, visitors and residents alike often notice the welcoming neon sign hanging overhead as they enter Old Town Clovis: “Clovis,...

Central beats Buchanan in football Valley final

Tears dripped like icicles onto the turf at Koligian Stadium on a cold night while the scoreboard in the distance stood frozen: Home 29,...

Clovis Unified’s second annual Athletic Hall of Fame inductees shine

In a night of stars at Clovis Unified’s 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony on Nov. 4, seven new inductees and three teams shined...

ClovisFest Soars

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

More than an Athlete: Buchanan’s Trevor Ervin

The first thing you notice about Buchanan senior Trevor Ervin are the muscles: his arms, calves, his neck, the anvil jaw and those thick...

Violet Kossman: A Life Well Lived

BY LLOYD GARDNER, contributed A while back my wife struck up a conversation with a wonderful elderly lady on the famous Clovis trail just north...

Buchanan stands tall against Central in defeat

It’s rare when a game lives up to the hype, and Central and Buchanan had plenty of that coming into their league opener. And when...

Profiles of Courage: WWII veteran Vincent Shuttera shares his service story

Vincent Shuttera, 99, vividly recalls the moment he heard of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A green Marine barely having completed boot camp, he...

Clovis Veterans gather before ‘Vietnam Live’ documentary debut

On Sunday, dozens of local Vietnam veterans and their families gathered at Clovis Veterans Memorial District to gear up for the premiere of documentary...

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

Bright and early with the morning dew still fresh on the grass then later into the gorgeous sunset that turns to dark, the sounds...

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...

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