Category: Local News

City seeks to change tiered water system

By Valerie Shelton, Editor   In 2015, cities across the state were mandated to make drastic conservation measures—in Clovis a…

New royalty crowned in Clovis: Elise Barco named Miss Clovis and Danae Manibog named Miss Clovis Outstanding Teen

By Valerie Shelton | Editor A group of talented young Clovis ladies were aglow with glitz and glamour during the…

CUSD dress code under scrutiny: Students, parents and staff express varying opinions

An intense debate over the legality and ethics of the Clovis Unified School District’s current dress code was spurred Jan.…

Christian non-profit motivates children to live life abundantly with horses

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Located in the foothills just outside of Clovis, Abundant Life Ranch and its founder, Betsy Cockrell,…

Miss Momo’s new ride: Nelson Elementary Teacher’s Aide surprised with Chevy Malibu

By Valerie Shelton, Editor When Monica “Miss Momo” Brewer’s old clunker died last month, she had no idea how she…

Senior residents of Arabian Villa mobile home park object to proposed rent increase

By Valerie Shelton, Editor A group of seniors who reside at the Arabian Villa Mobile Home Park on Villa between…

Christian non-profit motivates children to live life abundantly with horses

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Located in the foothills just outside of Clovis, Abundant Life Ranch and its founder, Betsy Cockrell,…

A week to remember; Clovis West girls roll through TRAC, gain No. 1 seed

By Paul Meadors, Sports Editor Consider this most excellent seven-day stretch for the girls program at Clovis West: Coach Craig…

TRAC Wrestling: Buchanan Bears emerge as league champs

By Daniel Leon, Sports Reporter Buchanan wrestling has been on a roll this season and it added another accolade to…

Clovis Roundup sports editor featured on CBS

Staff Report On Sunday, Feb. 21, Clovis Roundup Sports Editor Paul Meadors was featured on the CBS 47 "3 and…

Sprouts store to hold grand opening Feb. 17

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s 9 a.m. Feb. 4—two weeks prior to the highly anticipated grand opening of Sprouts Farmer’s…

Cracking crab with the Clovis Rotary

By Valerie Shelton, Editor  Few dining experiences are as fun as cracking open crab legs, smothering the succulent meat within…

Clovis resident’s rodeo passion expands bronc riding in the Valley

Keeping the rodeo way of life alive and well for generations to come is the desire of Clovis resident Dr.…

Diving into athletics: Clovis Community College’s swim and dive teams make debut

By Valerie Shelton, Editor They may not have a mascot yet, but Clovis Community College’s first athletic teams—the men’s and…

A message of compassion impacts families at Clovis Hills

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter When it comes to teaching children compassion, the Compassion Experience, hosted by Compassion International, believes that…

City Council approves artwork for Dry Creek Trailhead

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Those walking, jogging or riding their bikes on the trails of Clovis will soon have a…

A vet with a heart: Clovis Dr. Michael Stabbe shares his passion

Some people know exactly what they want to do from a young age. Clovis Veterinarian Dr. Michael Stabbe is one…

Cole students learn to “build bridges” with sign language and compassion

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s 4 p.m. on a Monday afternoon at Cole Elementary School in Clovis. The campus is…

Passion for flowers and gardening launches local gardener to Rose Parade

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter Her passion for working with plants has rooted a Clovis gardener and blogger smack in the…

Chukchansi opens to standing-room -only crowd

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter The pent up excitement at the long anticipated revival of the Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino resulted…

Extreme water savings: Clovis resident proves it can be done

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Thankfully, winter 2015-16 is shaping up to be the wettest California has seen in several years.…

Compassion Experience brings glimpse of developing countries to Clovis

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Compassion International hosts a different type of traveling exhibit than the people in Clovis are used…

Lighting a fire with Firehouse Cookies

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter Within moments of returning home from her first full time job, Jannine Fitzgerald has dinner cooking…