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Group of students and community members share objections to dress code, present board with petition

By Valerie Shelton, Editor The dress code was once again a hot topic of discussion at the Feb. 24 Clovis…

Clovis community remembers three young conservation corps employees

Justin Van Meter. [Photo contributed] By Valerie Shelton | Editor On Feb. 2, 2016, three young adults, all former Clovis…

Clovis Museum reenacts First State Bank of Clovis robbery

Crime does not pay in Clovis—not now in 2016 and not back in 1924 when the First State Bank of…

Clovis Chamber’s YEA program continues to thrive

Photo by Valerie Shelton - Rod Geist of Central Valley Community Bank instructs students in this year’s Clovis Chamber of…

An invisible illness: Buchanan student Tiffany Johnson shares her story

On the surface, Buchanan sophomore Tiffany Johnson, 15, looks like a normal teenage girl, but in reality, she struggles with…

Fresno State football players and Head Coach Tim DeRuyter read Dr. Seuss books to Gettysburg students

sBy Valerie Shelton, Editor The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, the…

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…