Category: Special Features

Legends inducted into inaugural Clovis Football Hall of Fame

Clovis High football is certainly steeped in tradition; the program dates back to 1924 and…

Clovis Community Cancer Institute set to open Aug. 1

Central Valley cancer patients no longer need to travel across the state to receive optimal…

Clovis community remembers Luna’s matriarch Carmela Liberta

On June 30, Carmela Liberta, best known as the matriarch of the beloved Luna Pizzeria…

The Price of Freedom

This Fourth of July, as Americans across the country blast triumphant flares toward the heavens…

Graduation Season: Clovis Unified celebrates Class of 2018

It’s no secret that graduating from high school is a seminal moment in most people’s…

Amazing grace and the wonderful world of the Ortiz baseball Family

An 8-year-old boy walks home alone at sunset on a dusty road in the Dominican…

What you need to know about the ‘REAL ID’

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) started offering federal compliant REAL ID driver licenses…

Q&A: Madison Jones reflects on her reign as Clovis Rodeo Queen

After her once-in-a-lifetime experience serving as the 2017 Clovis Rodeo Queen, Madison “Maddy” Jones looked…

Clovis Roundup Winter All-Star Athletes

Seth Nevills - Clovis Wrestling The Nevills name was already a household name in the…

Cutler-Orosi equine ranch aims to better lives of at-risk youth

When Mike Alvarez retired from his job as a correctional officer in 2014, he turned…

Profiles of Courage: WWII veteran Jesus Armendariz battles Alzheimer’s but still remembers war

Jesus Armendariz, 92, can’t remember the events of last month, last week, yesterday, or even…

Mayor on a Mission: Bob Whalen discovers joyful community in Guinea-Bissau

Clovis Mayor Bob Whalen is known for his passionate leadership, but his love for his…

First Heritage Grove development anticipated to break ground in 2018

In November, the City of Clovis finally met the long-awaited 60 percent threshold on its…

More than an Athlete: Buchanan’s Trevor Ervin

The first thing you notice about Buchanan senior Trevor Ervin are the muscles: his arms,…

Profiles of Courage: WWII veteran Vincent Shuttera shares his service story

Vincent Shuttera, 99, vividly recalls the moment he heard of the attack on Pearl Harbor.…

Schramm twins wreak havoc on gridiron and find solace in surprising places

By Paul Meadors | Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com @paulmeadors Let me introduce you to D.J. and…

Profiles of Courage: The unbreakable Wayne B. Thompson

By Valerie Shelton Prior to D-Day—June 6, 1944—the odds of an Air Corpsman landing safely…

Chris Colfer visits Clovis on ‘Land of Stories’ book tour

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter Famous Clovis East alum Chris Colfer returned to his hometown…

Ananya Vinay: 2017 Scripps Spelling Bee Champion

  When Ananya Vinay took the trip to Maryland for the Scripps National Spelling Bee…

Buchanan graduate a step above the rest

Growing up in Clovis as a Dry Creek Panther and a Alta Sierra Bruin, Charles…

Clovis Mayor Bob Whalen: A Man of Many Kinds

Clovis Mayor and councilmember Bob Whalen has had the experiences you only hear about. Growing…

Clovis North Teacher Honored With National Recognition

The National Speech & Debate Association announced that Clovis North English teacher and speech and…

Fresno man loses 200 pounds, creates nutrition supplement

John Giannandrea was at this home in Fresno four years ago when his obese friend…