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Disabled veterans presented freedom canes

By Valerie Shelton, Editor A group of local disabled veterans were honored on Aug. 27 when the Central Valley Woodcarvers presented them with Freedom Canes—handcrafted...

Local radio man makes global impact

Radio personality Doc Lewis of KSFR 90.7 has a voice that reaches far beyond the Central Valley. That’s mainly because Lewis has a story that...

Students show off robots at Clovis North

For the first time in Central California, two FIRST Robotics qualifiers took place at the same time and in the same location. Focused on developing...

Clovis West grad named president of top fundraising company

Clovis native Aaron Lynn was appointed June 18 as President of Great American Opportunities, one of the largest fundraising companies in the United States. GAO...

Texas bull rider Bryan Titman takes home grand prize to open Clovis Rodeo

Over 40 of the best bull riders in the county brought their talents to Clovis Thursday night to compete for the grand prize of...

Douglas Wood named founding Dean at CHSU’s Planned College of Osteopathic Medicine

Douglas Wood has been named Chief Academic Officer and Founding Dean of the planned College of Osteopathic Medicine at California Health Sciences University (CHSU)...

Clovis restaurant makes 11-year-old’s Disney World wish come true

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central California and Michelangelo’s Pizzeria in Old Town Clovis have joined forces every year for the past seven years to...

Fresno State offering students food as well as knowledge

By Carol Lawson-Swezey   It’s hard to concentrate when your stomach is rumbling or when you have to decide between paying tuition or rent. At Fresno...

Freedom Fest lights up Clovis sky

BY BINEET KAUR Freedom Fest united the Clovis community on July 4 at Lamonica Stadium in celebration of Independence Day. This year’s event, however, was in...

New Clovis Sport Clips provides men’s haircuts in unique sports-themed environment

  By Johnny Martin | Reporter @jmart_17 Gentlemen, have you ever wanted to get your haircut but the “big game” was about to come on? With...

Saddle Up with Beth Eva

By Carole Grosch | Reporter "You can't hang on to blessings, you have to pass them on, you can't be stingy with them," explains Beth...

California District 6 High School Rodeo Teams take home third, sixth place finishes

The High School National Rodeo Finals are behind us, and the District 6 team came home with some achievements. The girls’ team rounded out the...

Young CEO overcomes disability, inspires others

At the age of 2 months, Mallika Mahendru was left paralyzed by a tumor on her spine. Mahendru, now a 12-year-old student at Alta...

Staying active and seeking counsel aids those with PTSD

It's like a mini movie that plays in your head, explained Christopher Fernando; “It may only last 10 seconds but it's 10 seconds that...

Running Time unveiled

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s the first day of spring. A cool morning breeze rustles the pink blossom filled trees at the Dry Creek Trailhead...

Clovis Rodeo receives new $35,000 tractor

Clovis Rodeo Association (CRA) received its new $35,000 Massey Ferguson Tractor the morning of Friday, Jan. 19. The tractor, which was delivered by Quinn...

Clovis bull rider Sean Peterson sets sights on NFR

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Bull riding has been Sean Peterson’s passion since he was 11 years old, when a friend of his father’s let him...

Clovis city manager Rob Woolley set to retire after 30+ years of service

Paul Schlesinger | Reporter @PaulSch_Photog After helping to keep the city financially afloat during the Great Recession, Clovis City Manager Rob Woolley is set to...

Extreme water savings: Clovis resident proves it can be done

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Thankfully, winter 2015-16 is shaping up to be the wettest California has seen in several years. One rainy season, however, cannot...

On a Grand Scale: Earl Hall taking on role of Grand Marshal for 104th...

What was thought to be no more than a quick visit from an old friend turned out to be a breathtaking surprise for Earl...

Clovis Community College selected as finalist for Bellwether Award

A pair of local educational institutions are working together to prepare students for college-level curriculum and their efforts were recognized Tuesday as Clovis Community...

Rodeo Week Continues in Clovis with Charity Roping

The Clovis Rodeo festivities continued Tuesday, April 25 at the rodeo grounds with the 8th Annual James Pickens Jr. Foundation Charity Roping. Some of you...

Clovis Community College graduate Hiba Mirza named recipient of President’s Medal, four earn Dean’s...

Clovis Community College graduate Hiba Mirza and four fellow classmates received top honors during the college’s Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony on May 20...

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