Category: Local News

Caring for Karyn: Young mom battles rare thyroid cancer

By Valerie Shelton On the surface, 37-year-old Karyn Jakobs is your typical supermom. Her effervescent…

Looking for Lainey: Clovis pet owner inspires community-wide search for beloved dog

By Valerie Shelton Most dog and cat owners consider their furry friends more than just…

Korean War veterans join WWII vets on June Honor Flight

By Sarah Soghomonian Janet Holman couldn’t hold back tears as she waited alongside her father…

Clovis West student honored as Exchange Club Youth of the Year

By Valerie Shelton Clovis West graduate and valedictorian Shahana Farooqi has another accolade to add…

City/County All-star games bring players together one last time

By Paul Meadors City beats County in baseball game held at Chukchansi Park If Clovis…

TRAC alumni pride: Prandini, DeChambeau win NCAA titles, Guajardo plays in world cup

By Paul Meadors Jenna Prandini wins NCAA 100 title, places second in long jump and…

Just keep pedaling: One man rides his bike 7200 miles to raise funds for advanced stage cancer patients

By Valerie Shelton Sometimes all it takes is just one person to make a difference.…

The best in TRAC year-end awards

The 2014-15 high school sports season officially came to a close Saturday with a booming…

George Palmer shares 106 years of memories

By Diana Giraldo George Palmer has seen 106 years of American history through his bright…

Triumph and Heartbreak: CIF State Track and Field Championships

What was supposed to be an event celebrated by local track superstars Hannah Waller and…

County supervisors give thumbs up to plans for new library

By Valerie Shelton The Fresno County Board of Supervisors gave its seal of approval to…

SPORTS UPDATE: Triumph and heartbreak at the CIF State Track and Field Championships

By Paul Meadors What was supposed to be an event celebrated by local track superstars…

BREAKING NEWS: Clovis PD searches for man who exposed himself near Freedom Elementary

Staff Report The principal at Freedom Elementary School in Clovis called Clovis Police on Thursday,…

Valedictorians look toward graduation and beyond

A new crop of Clovis Unified graduates is emerging this week, sporting their caps, gowns…

Remembering educator Gary Prentice

By Carol Lawson-Swezey A mentor, role model and an advocate for those who had no…

Clovis Pride: State swimming and diving meet enormous success

When 3,000 people converge from up and down the state for a high school athletic…

Rawhide Redemption: Bears demolish Clovis for D1 baseball title

On a night when ominous clouds loomed overhead, thunder struck for Buchanan High. And thunder…

Worth the wait: Clovis softball wins Valley softball title

By Paul Meadors Center fielder Mackenzie Emmitt flashed an enormous smile. Shortstop Cayla Broussard rushed…

Caring for Sammie: Bud Rank Community shows support for Garcia family

By Diana Giraldo Encircled by medical equipment, 8-year-old Samantha Garcia, lives in a “Sammie safe”…

Clovis Unified honors 14 juniors as Students of Promise

Fourteen juniors from Clovis area high schools were honored at the district’s annual Students of…

Local garden festival celebrates spring’s arrival

By Carole Grosch Flowers are fresh and blooming, colors are vivid. There's nothing quite like…

Dentistry with Hope event provides free services and brighter smiles

By Carol Lawson-Swezey The line started forming at 3 p.m. the afternoon before while the…

Rodeo poster honors special needs children

By Valerie Shelton For over 20 years, Clovis artist Claudia Fletcher has designed the annual…