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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...

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...

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...

New city councilmember Vong Mouanoutoua leans on strong foundation

As an immigrant who came from Laos at the age of 5, Vong Mouanoutoua is grateful for the opportunity he found in America. As one...

Legends inducted into inaugural Clovis Football Hall of Fame

Clovis High football is certainly steeped in tradition; the program dates back to 1924 and boasts eight Central Section championships in its storied history....

More than an Athlete: Buchanan’s Trevor Ervin

The first thing you notice about Buchanan senior Trevor Ervin are the muscles: his arms, calves, his neck, the anvil jaw and those thick...

Young gymnasts thrive at Clovis Academy of Gymnastics

For the average person, gymnastics is a sport that comes around every four years. At the Clovis Academy of Gymnastics, however, gymnastics is an everyday...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Old Town says farewell to Bear Creek Gifts

“We just want to say … thank you!” was the heartfelt message posted by Pat and Larry Grossi, owners of Bear Creek Gifts. After...

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...

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 Loma Vista community to the east. The county required...

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 just this morning, but the WWII veteran, currently battling...

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...

Clovis community remembers Luna’s matriarch Carmela Liberta

On June 30, Carmela Liberta, best known as the matriarch of the beloved Luna Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant in Old Town Clovis and affectionately...

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...

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