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Friday, September 21, 2018

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 200 Clovis’ favorite daughter and TRAC superstar Jenna Prandini can add...

Just keep pedaling: One man rides his bike 7200 miles to raise funds for...

By Valerie Shelton Sometimes all it takes is just one person to make a difference. That’s how Eric McIntyre, 58, felt two years ago when...

The best in TRAC year-end awards

The 2014-15 high school sports season officially came to a close Saturday with a booming fireworks display at the end of the CIF State...

George Palmer shares 106 years of memories

By Diana Giraldo George Palmer has seen 106 years of American history through his bright blue-brown eyes. Born in 1909, Palmer grew up during the days...

Triumph and Heartbreak: CIF State Track and Field Championships

What was supposed to be an event celebrated by local track superstars Hannah Waller and Mikaela Smith and the city of Clovis, the 100th...

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 plans for a new library in Clovis at a June...

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 Hannah Waller and Mikaela Smith and the city of Clovis,...

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, June 4, to report a man who exposed himself to...

Valedictorians look toward graduation and beyond

A new crop of Clovis Unified graduates is emerging this week, sporting their caps, gowns and freshly printed diplomas, all ready to take on...

Remembering educator Gary Prentice

By Carol Lawson-Swezey A mentor, role model and an advocate for those who had no voice. A positive and caring teacher and counselor who provided...

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 event, to use a popular Ron Burgundy phrase; “It's...

Rawhide Redemption: Bears demolish Clovis for D1 baseball title

On a night when ominous clouds loomed overhead, thunder struck for Buchanan High. And thunder thy name is Chandler Bengtson. With a mighty swing of his...

Worth the wait: Clovis softball wins Valley softball title

By Paul Meadors Center fielder Mackenzie Emmitt flashed an enormous smile. Shortstop Cayla Broussard rushed to embrace her teammates. The Clovis bench jumped over the...

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” environment, with white padded floors and out-of-reach furniture, resembling a...

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 Promise dinner on March 18 at the Clovis Veterans...

Local garden festival celebrates spring’s arrival

By Carole Grosch Flowers are fresh and blooming, colors are vivid. There's nothing quite like spring to put a smile on your face and a...

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 unseasonably hot sun beat down on the patient waiters. By...

Rodeo poster honors special needs children

By Valerie Shelton For over 20 years, Clovis artist Claudia Fletcher has designed the annual Clovis Rodeo poster, but this year’s 101st Rodeo poster depicts...

Lance Fritts’ memory honored through scholarship, fundraising efforts

By Carol Lawson-Swezey   Photos fade, memories dim but a mother’s love never, ever dies. Sherry Fritts’ son, Lance, was just 19 when leukemia took him in...

Magsig Back in the Mayor’s Seat

By Valerie Shelton The new Mayor of Clovis, Nathan Magsig, is no stranger to the prestigious title, having served as mayor from 2005-2007. This time...

Cottage Baker whips up Cookies for a Cause

By Carol Lawson-Swezey   Sugar, flour and butter. For most it’s a simple recipe for cookies. For Patiane Shimizu, they’re ingredients for doing good. Shimizu, the owner of...

The Sounds of Success

What’s that I hear? It’s the sound of the Clovis economy growing – at a fast pace. New construction, vacant storefronts filling up and...

Young entrepreneurs present businesses to local sharks

By Valerie Shelton Business partners approach the podium, anxious to share information about their new product with a panel of potential investors. Their up-and-coming product...

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