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Christmas tree pays tribute to late Clovis High counselor Gary Prentice

While the Christmas season is often a joyous time for families to gather together, it can also be a difficult time for those who...

Clovis North performs “It’s A Wonderful Life” radio play

It wouldn’t be Christmastime without showings of the classics: “Miracle on 34th Street,” “A Christmas Carol” and, of course, “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Students at...

Rodeo in the DNA: Fresno State rodeo coach Tony Branquinho has long-time love for...

For Tony Branquinho, rodeo is more than something that happens one weekend in Clovis in April. Rodeo is his life, and has been since...

Salvation Army welcomes bell-ringing volunteers

The holiday season is officially in full swing. The festive twinkling red and green lights shine through every storefront window, the garland hangs from...

Clovis Police Introduce New “Exchange Zone” at Headquarters

The Clovis Police Department has the distinction of being among the first law enforcement agencies in the Valley to offer a safe meeting place...

Wreaths Across America: A Mission of the Heart

By Carole Grosch, Reporter "In the aftermath, we are because they were." -RJ Heller, Holding Grace: Prose and Poetry Very gently, the little girl places the...

It’s a‘bundt’ time: Clovis welcomes delicious Nothing Bundt Cakes

By Valerie Shelton, Editor The moment it touches your lips, you can taste the decadence. The rich flavor and moist texture of the cake and...

Clovis Festival of Lights at Santa Claus Lane is a new attraction for the...

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. While the weather outside in Clovis isn’t particularly frightful, the one sure sign that...

Remembering Fran Blackney

Remembering Fran Blackney By Valerie Shelton, Editor The Clovis community lost one of its most inspirational and creative citizens last week. Francine Blackney, 65, the Clovis Chamber...

Veterans Parkway unveiled at Veterans Day ceremony

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s official—Hughes Avenue is now Veterans Parkway. The name change to the street the runs alongside the Clovis Veterans Memorial District building...

Local radio personality Doc Lewis shares his inspirational story in new book

Doc Lewis on the red carpet at the Stellar gospel music awards. (Photo Contributed)  By Valerie Shelton Every person has their own set of challenges in life,...

Nancy Hinds still crusading for dignity and comfort in Africa

By Carol Lawson-Swezey No matter where it is, if there is a need and a way to alleviate suffering, Clovis resident Nancy Hinds cannot turn...

Young farmer makes plans for hydroponic growing system

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Farmers are slaves to the weather. Even with potential El Nino rains on the way, Central Valley farmers are still suffering...

Smile for Lifetime non-profit receives $1,000 donation

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Braces are expensive, making it difficult for kids from underprivileged homes to get proper orthodontia care and confidence that comes from...

Orchard Park celebrates 17 years, donates funds to Alzheimer’s Foundation

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Orchard Park, the oldest senior assisted living community in Clovis, celebrated its 17th anniversary with a country-style barbecue on Thursday, Oct....

City stops imposing water fines, hopes for wet winter

By Mary Kate Paquette, Clovis Roundup Correspondent The Clovis City Council has decided to no longer impose fines on residents for using too much water. The...

Taking a passion and running with it Clovis runner now on pace to...

By Daniel Leon, Sports Intern Following her mother’s death in 2001, Joanna Vitale was up against one of the toughest times of her life and...

Simonian Farms offers family-oriented Halloween fun with hayrides, a pumpkin patch and corn maze

By Christian Mattos, Clovis Roundup Correspondent Every Halloween, Simonian Farms transforms into a scary place — but not too scary. Instead of trying to frighten its...

Fun and fashionable: Costumes in style this Halloween

By Mary Kate Paquette, Clovis Roundup Correspondent Photos by Mary Kate PaquetteA new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie had sparked interest in costumes for...

United Japanese Christian Church celebrates 25 years of diversity and inclusion

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter And then the two became one. It took decades of consideration before the Christ United Methodist Church and the United Japanese Congregational...

Clovis FFA wins big at Fresno Fair

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Clovis FFA had a tremendous showing at this year’s Big Fresno Fair, with students earning ribbons in showmanship, breeding and market...

Art of Life illuminates courageous journey with cancer

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter By J. M. SwezeyArt of Life artist Giselda Martin (third from right) stands next to her painting “Stronger.” She is...

Quilting connection: Nancy Stalker and granddaughter share embroidered bond

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s not every day you meet a 15-year-old with sewing skills, but Clovis High sophomore Lauren Stalker is the exception. At the...

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