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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 lives growing up. This time of year, millions of...

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. A green Marine barely having completed boot camp, he...

Madison Jones Crowned 2017 Rodeo Queen

The 2017 Clovis Rodeo crowned its queen on Thursday, April 27. Her name is Madison Jones, a freshman at Fresno State who is sponsored by...

Standout wrestler Seth Nevills commits to Penn State

Well on his way to perhaps the most decorated high school wrestling career in the history of California, Clovis’ Seth Nevills has committed to...

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...

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

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter Famous Clovis East alum Chris Colfer returned to his hometown July 25 to celebrate the launch of the final book...

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...

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

A year ago, Katie McDougald, a sophomore at Fresno State, was crowned Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen, winning both the Horsemanship & Poise and Personality...

CUSD Superintendent Janet Young to retire following school year

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

Student-Athletes honored at Torch of Excellence Banquet

After graduating from Madera High School in 2015, Oksana Reynoso was close to choosing Madera Community College as her next destination. Little did she know,...

Beast Mode: Jonah Wilson sets California discus record

Jonah Wilson woke up with a feeling on the morning of the Battle of Central Cal Invite that something special was about to happen....

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 after a mission was about 75 percent, meaning one in...

VA Medical Center tends to veterans’ spiritual needs

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

The Price of Freedom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92c1Llc_7t8] This Fourth of July, as Americans across the country blast triumphant flares toward the heavens to celebrate 242 years as a nation founded...

Ananya Vinay: 2017 Scripps Spelling Bee Champion

  When Ananya Vinay took the trip to Maryland for the Scripps National Spelling Bee last year the hopes were high, even as a first-year...

Clovis honors 9/11 heroes, remembers the fallen

Law enforcement agencies, first responders, public dignitaries, and members of the community took time out of their Tuesday to take part in a public...

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