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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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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