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VA Medical Center tends to veterans’ spiritual needs

BY TOMAS KASSAHUN As a lead chaplain at the VA Medical Center in Fresno, Terry Rommereim encounters many veterans who are looking for guidance. Rommereim, along...

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

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

Old Town says farewell to Bear Creek Gifts

By Carole Grosch, Reporter “We just want to say … thank you!” was the heartfelt message posted by Pat and Larry Grossi, owners of Bear...

The Right Stuff: Daly Meinert’s rise from young three-sport star to tennis champion

By Paul Meadors, Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Daly Meinert faced the toughest decision of his life: continue with baseball and basketball where he was very...

Local educator ready to take over as new Buchanan principal

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 Going through the Clovis Unified system as a kid, Joe Aiello knew the "CUSD way of life" at a very...

Student-Athletes honored at Torch of Excellence Banquet

By Tomas Kassahun, Reporter @TomasKassahun After graduating from Madera High School in 2015, Oksana Reynoso was close to choosing Madera Community College as her next...

Madison Jones Crowned 2017 Rodeo Queen

By Carole Grosh, Reporter @ClovisRoundup The 2017 Clovis Rodeo crowned its queen on Thursday, April 27. Her name is Madison Jones, a freshman at Fresno State...

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...

Young gymnasts thrive at Clovis Academy of Gymnastics

By Tomas Kassahun, Reporter @TomasKassahun For the average person, gymnastics is a sport that comes around every four years. At the Clovis Academy of Gymnastics, however,...

Beast Mode: Jonah Wilson sets California discus record

By Paul Meadors, Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Jonah Wilson woke up with a feeling on the morning of the Battle of Central Cal Invite that...

Standout wrestler Seth Nevills commits to Penn State

By Paul Meadors, Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Well on his way to perhaps the most decorated high school wrestling career in the history of California,...

Lynne Ashbeck: A Life of Service

Carole Grosh, Reporter @ClovisRoundup Some of the strongest influences in Lynne Ashbeck's life came from her mother and father. They instilled in her and her...

Q&A: Katie Mcdougald looks back on Rodeo Queen reign

By Carole Grosh, Reporter @ClovisRoundup A year ago, Katie McDougald, a sophomore at Fresno State, was crowned Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen, winning both the Horsemanship...

Former Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen Kadee Coffman Staying True to Her ‘Cowgirl Roots’

By Johnny Martin, Reporter @jmart_17 Growing up in Clovis on her family’s horse and cattle ranch, Kadee Coffman quickly learned at a young age about...

CUSD Superintendent Janet Young to retire following school year

CLOVIS ROUNDUP STAFF Clovis Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Janet Young announced her retirement during a news conference Monday afternoon, effective at the conclusion of...

New city councilmember Vong Mouanoutoua leans on strong foundation

By Tomas Kassahun, Reporter @TomasKassahun As an immigrant who came from Laos at the age of 5, Vong Mouanoutoua is grateful for the opportunity he...

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