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Clovis author receives national literature award

The Nature Generation, an environmental nonprofit organization, recently presented Clovis author Margarita Engle with the national 2018 Green Earth Book Award for her book,...

Academy Church launches $200,000 fund drive

The Academy Community Foundation recently launched a major fundraiser for the historic 1868 Academy Church located in the outskirts of Clovis. The foundation’s goal is...

Clovis honors Veterans

Clovis Veterans Memorial District honored veterans and active military members Sunday, Nov. 11 with a day-long celebration. The event kicked off at 7 a.m. with...

Faces of Clovis: Marilyn Waayers – President, Kiwanis Club of Old Town Clovis

FULL NAME: Marilyn Waayers  PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in New York state! I grew up in the small town of Hopewell. As a...

Clovis West students light the way for children in Kenya, local first responders

Environmental science students at Clovis West High School are lighting the way for villagers in Africa and local first responders. Through the PG&E-funded program called...

Lincoln Elementary aids sister school affected by Camp Fire

A Clovis Unified school is doing its part to help students and families affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. Over a span of...

Buchanan boys polo wins third straight Valley title

Kaleb Archer, you just scored six goals in the Valley championship game, leading the Buchanan Bears to a third consecutive title in front of...

City presents proclamation to longtime resident Ed Flores

The City of Clovis presented a proclamation to Ed Flores last week in recognition of his services to the community. The council said Flores has...

Buchanan’s season ends at the hands of Liberty in last-second thriller

One play. That's what the Division I semifinal game between Buchanan and Liberty came down to Friday night with three seconds on the clock as the fate of both teams...

Lincoln Elementary aids sister school affected by Camp Fire

A Clovis Unified school is doing its part to help students and families affected by the Camp Fire in...

Faces of Clovis: Marilyn Waayers – President, Kiwanis Club of Old Town Clovis

FULL NAME: Marilyn Waayers  PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in New York state! I grew up in the small...

Ag at Large: For ag, the state is many – and more

Presenting California as the nation’s largest farm state projects a massive agricultural behemoth, but its growth profile is really...

Clovis substitute teaches children through her new book

Working with children can be very rewarding, and for one former teacher it can even help inspire a book. Chrys...

Buchanan’s season ends at the hands of Liberty in last-second thriller

One play. That's what the Division I semifinal game between Buchanan and Liberty came down to Friday night with three seconds on the clock as the fate of both teams lied on a sophomore kicker...
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44th Annual ClovisFest

Saturday was the first day of 44th annual ClovisFest, a day filled with hot air balloons, over 200 craft and commercial vendor booths and a new and improved International Village exhibit. Priscilla Montell, administrative manager of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce, credited the turn out to warmer weather and the...

Faces of Clovis: Marilyn Waayers – President, Kiwanis Club of Old Town Clovis

FULL NAME: Marilyn Waayers  PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in New York state! I grew up in the small town of Hopewell. As a...

Faces of Clovis: Danette Lewis, Manager at ABC Pack and Print

Full name: Danette Lynn Lewis (My maiden name is Austin) Occupation: Manager at ABC Pack & Print Duties: “General oversight of the shop, and marketing....

Faces of Clovis: Terri Hinshaw – Owner, ABC Pack & Print

Occupation: Owner at ABC Pack & Print and A1 Lock & Key “I oversee daily operations of ABC and do all the paperwork for...

Faces of Clovis: Ron Sundquist – Artist, Historian, Photographer

What is your current occupation? What do your duties entail? “I am retired but busy as a Clovis historian, researcher, photographer and design artist.” What got...

Faces of Clovis: Heriberto “Eddie” DeLeon – Director, Clovis Kiwanis Club

OCCUPATION: “After 12 years at AT&T, I left to start a new business. In 1989, I became a Financial/Investment Advisor with Shearson Lehman Brothers,...

Big Lots introduces new Clovis store

Big Lots celebrated the grand opening of its new Clovis store with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning. The store, located in the former Rite...

KG Communications appoints new marketing/sales manager

KG Communications, a digital wireless communications firm based out of Clovis, has promoted Sandra Rios-Mancillas to Marketing and Sales Manager. According to a news release,...

Clovis Commons shopping center sold for $45M

Clovis Commons, the 326,608-square-foot community shopping center at Herndon and Willow avenues, is under new ownership. The transaction was made official in mid-October when Brixmor...

Two Cities Coffee Roasters brewing up business

Two Cities Coffee Roasters, a family-owned coffee roastery and cafe, is approaching one year of business in Old Town Clovis. It’s located inside the the...

Women in Business: Marty Watt, The Original 4th Street Antique Mall

October is National Women’s Small Business Month. All month long we will be featuring local female business leaders to celebrate their success and contributions...

Sierra Vista Mall welcoming new businesses

Sierra Vista Mall is welcoming a pair of new businesses. Japanese restaurant Sakura Chaya and Teazer World Tea Market are both set to open shop...

Big Lots moving on up

Big Lots is in the process of relocating its Clovis store to a larger space across from Sierra Vista Mall. The current store at Shaw...

Clovis company honored as Ag Business of the Year

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce and Baker Peterson Franklin announced the winners of the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year and the Ag Business of...

Play Review: The Wedding Singer

Clovis North High School’s fall production is a blast from the past. “The Wedding Singer,” put on by director Joel Abels and his drama students,...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ review: Rami Malek hits every note in Queen biopic

As the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” begins, we watch the Queen frontman heading to the stage. We see only the back of his...

Clovis North to debut fall production of ‘The Wedding Singer’

Clovis North High School’s drama program is gearing up to present its fall musical of “The Wedding Singer” this week at Mercedes Edwards Theatre. The...

44th Annual ClovisFest

Saturday was the first day of 44th annual ClovisFest, a day filled with hot air balloons, over 200 craft and commercial vendor booths and...

Buchanan grads recognized as national Emmy winners

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ky2y-8nZnYw?start=43] A pair of Buchanan High School graduates are soaking up the spotlight. Former students Hannah Weaver and Sienna Delgado were honored with the student...

Magnolia Pediatrics hosts opens house at new Clovis facility

Valley Children’s Healthcare welcomed the community Saturday at Family Fun Day to celebrate its newest facility. Magnolia Pediatrics, located on Herndon Avenue just west of Temperance, hosted a carnival-style open house in its parking lot. Children of all ages, patients or not, enjoyed a festive morning with face-paintings, balloon animals,...

Clovis Community Medical Center continues growth, unveils plans for skilled nursing facility

Clovis Community Medical Center is growing rapidly with the completion of the new cancer center, plans for a $390 million expansion and now a skilled nursing facility to be built just south of the hospital on Herndon and Coventry avenues. The planned two-story, $65 million skilled nursing facility is part...

VA confirms Clovis expansion plans

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center is aiming to “decompress” its Fresno campus by expanding to Clovis, officials confirmed to the Clovis Roundup last week. The expansion effort will include a shuttle bus service and a state-of-the-art ambulatory care center to be built on what is currently an empty nine-acre...

Magnolia Crossing announces new sales director

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living facility in Clovis, announced a new addition to its staff this week. Shana Estes has joined the community as the new sales director. Estes brings years of experience within the senior living and home care industries, specializing in assisting older adults transition to new homes. “Magnolia...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Honoring local Gold Star heroes and all veterans

I began the “Let’s Talk Clovis” presentations in September of 2001. On Oct. 9 of that year, the following WWII veterans shared their war...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1868 Academy Church – Part 2, Oldest Continuing Church in Fresno County

We continue the history of the 1868 Academy Church pioneers who spiritually and financially supported their Church. In 1872, they built the Academy school...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1868 Academy Church, Oldest Continuing Church in Fresno County

This historic 1868 Academy Church is a small wooden one-room sanctuary. The majestic Sierra Nevada is visible from the front door. The church has...

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Clovis Independent; May 7, 1953

In 1953, the town of Clovis had a population of approximately 3,000. The city limits had not expanded from the 1912 (1.00 square mile)...

Ag at Large: For ag, the state is many – and more

Presenting California as the nation’s largest farm state projects a massive agricultural behemoth, but its growth profile is really composed of many diverse units...

Ag at Large: ‘In the red’ appeals to citrus growers

Researchers and sales-oriented industry leaders are steering California’s citrus industry toward a blood red future, and many growers are anxious to get in step. Consumers...

Ag at Large: Flowers add color to farming output

Only for some are they edible, but California-grown flowers make a substantial contribution to the state’s agricultural arrangement – and its income. Their colorful production...

Clovis company honored as Ag Business of the Year

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce and Baker Peterson Franklin announced the winners of the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year and the Ag Business of...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

It's fall here at Shaver Lake, but you would not know it with our mid-60 days. There’s not too much activity on Shaver now, but...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

Clovis Roundup editor Daniel Leon and I felt that the Shaver report should continue through the winter, so here we are – and what a good report I have. Second-year kokanee are biting consistently and are looking like mature salmon as they enter their third year in January. Most fishermen...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

With the onset of fall, Shaver Lake continues its legacy by kicking out plenty of rainbows and some next-year kokanee that are now about 12 to 13 inches. We are finding that most trollers are picking up ample trout near the inlets in coves and bays. The Tunnel Creek...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

I have said to you before how much I enjoy the September fishing at Shaver Lake. We are into it and all my expectations have become a reality. It is cooler, the lake is serene with few ski boats and most of all the trout are doing as they...