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105th Clovis Rodeo tickets are on sale

Tickets for the 105th Clovis Rodeo are now on sale. This event is to be held on April 25-28, 2019 - the last weekend...

Letter from the Publisher: Time for some R&R – Reflection and Resolution that is

Looking back at 2018 my first response is WOW! What haven’t we accomplished? This past year has been the most substantial year for us since...

Hokit earns Bulldog Wrestling’s first-ever Big 12 Wrestler of the Week honor

IRVING, Texas - Fresno State junior 197-pounder Josh Hokit was voted the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on Monday, as selected by the...

Three board members sworn in at Clovis Veterans Memorial District

The Clovis Veterans Memorial District Board swore in three members on Thursday, Jan. 10  at the Veterans Memorial Building. Incumbents Tom Wright and Susan...

City of Clovis offers a sigh of relief for local federal employees

Due to the ongoing government shutdown, the City of Clovis is offering aid to local federal employees who are currently affected. On Wednesday, Jan....

105th Clovis Rodeo tickets are on sale

Tickets for the 105th Clovis Rodeo are now on sale. This event is to be held on April 25-28, 2019 - the last weekend of April. People eager to buy...

City of Clovis offers a sigh of relief for local federal employees

Due to the ongoing government shutdown, the City of Clovis is offering aid to local federal employees who are...

Hokit earns Bulldog Wrestling’s first-ever Big 12 Wrestler of the Week honor

IRVING, Texas - Fresno State junior 197-pounder Josh Hokit was voted the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on...

Letter from the Publisher: Time for some R&R – Reflection and Resolution that is

Looking back at 2018 my first response is WOW! What haven’t we accomplished? This past year has been the most...

Clovis Veterans Memorial District unveils new logo

The Clovis Veterans Memorial District (CVMD) unveiled a new logo during its Celebration of Heritage event on Thursday, Jan....

Hokit earns Bulldog Wrestling’s first-ever Big 12 Wrestler of the Week honor

IRVING, Texas - Fresno State junior 197-pounder Josh Hokit was voted the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on Monday, as selected by the league's head coaches. This marks the first weekly award ever...
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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: Ronnie Silva – Real Estate Broker, Ron Silva Realty

FULL NAME: Ronald Joseph Silva “I was named after my father, Ron.” PLACE OF BIRTH: Saint Agnes Hospital (Fresno, CA) OCCUPATION: Real Estate Broker DUTIES: “Representing buyers...

Faces of Clovis: Greg Sassano – Owner, Sassano’s Men’s Wear

FULL NAME: Greg Sassano PLACE OF BIRTH: Fresno, CA OCCUPATION: Owner of Sassano’s Men’s Wear, the oldest family business in Clovis DUTIES: “Keeping product on the shelves...

Faces of Clovis: Moni Randolph – Administrative Assistant, City of Clovis

FULL NAME: Moniqua Randolph PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in Santa Barbara, California at Cottage Hospital on March 18, 1981.” OCCUPATION: “I oversee the day-to-day...

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....

Realty Concepts has a new look for 2019

Realty Concepts, LLC, a Fresno-based real estate brokerage, is starting the year with a new look! “It just happened overnight,” the receptionist at Realty Concepts...

The Local takes over REV’s space, set to open in February

A new restaurant has quickly swooped in on the former REV’s space in Old Town Clovis. The Local, spearheaded by business partners Bryan Basinger and...

Small Business Saturday: Do Your Part and Shop Smart

Nov. 24 of this year marks the 9th annual Small Business Saturday. The American shopping holiday started on Nov. 27, 2010 by well-known credit card...

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...

Exciting season ahead for CenterStage Clovis

Since its first production in 1991, CenterStage Clovis Community Theatre has thrilled audiences with top-notch entertainment. The 2019 season might just be the best...

Celebration Church Delights Thousands with Premier Christmas Show

Just before Christmas, Celebration Church's production of "Celebrate with Family" thrilled audiences with professional-quality entertainment. Held in the 1,500-seat auditorium at the Clovis location, the...

Memorial United Methodist Church Brings Scripture to Life

Flickering lights in the darkness and a Roman centurion welcomed visitors as they arrived at Memorial United Methodist Church the weekend of Dec. 15....

‘Dad’s Christmas Miracle’ concludes successful run

Lively audience chatter died down as the lights dimmed inside Dan Pessano Theater while Clovis West drama students performed their last show of “Dad’s...

VW Toys for Tots Car Show

Despite the rain, several car owners and spectators braved the weather to take part in the New Old Stock Volkswagen Club’s ninth annual Toys...

Clovis non-profit donates tons of medical supplies to those in need overseas

Do you know what happens to unused medical equipment? This was a question that a certain Clovis-based non-profit asked back in 1998. Medical Ministries International (MMI) is a Christian-based non-profit organization that was incorporated on Oct. 30, 1998. MMI was formed after the founders, Tom and Nancy Stoeckel, visited...

CHSU’s soon-to-be-built medical school receives approval to accept applications

The medical community recently celebrated a milestone as California Health Sciences University received approval to start accepting applications for its College of Osteopathic Medicine. CHSU received the news following the Nov. 30 meeting for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. As a result of the accreditation, the Clovis-based institution becomes the...

Clovis woman rises above diabetes

For JoAnn Verduzco, riding motorcycles and playing with her granddaughter in the park is second nature, but it hasn’t always been that way. When her father passed away in 2014 due to diabetes and other health complications, Verduzco was determined to make drastic changes in her life – and that...

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,...

Let’s Talk Clovis – Duane Wamsley (1924-2018) and family

Duane Wamsley holds a part in the rich Clovis heritage. His roots trace all the way back to his grandparents, William and Jomia Keziah...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Jessie Myers Thun’s ‘early days’ publication

Jessie Myers Thun taught in the Clovis schools. She was married to Ernest Thun, who taught advanced math at Clovis High before retiring in...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1870 & 1880 Christmas at Academy

We share two Academy Christmas stories as remembered by sisters Jane Cole Estill, Harriet Cole Blasingame and Emma Cole Heiskell. Their parents, William T....

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis role model, Seferina Herrera Franco (1916-2018)

Seferina Herrera Franco was born on Aug. 26, 1916. We celebrated her 100th birthday at the Clovis Museum on Aug. 27, 2016. We are...

Ag at Large: Leafy greens become enlightened under roof

Some growers of leafy green vegetables are benefitting from adjustable light sources that influence growth characteristics under greenhouse conditions. Others depend on reliable California...

Ag at Large: Classes lead kids back to the farm

Instead of letting college courses lead them off the farm, more farm kids are taking classes that will make them more useful – and...

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...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Fishing during the holidays

Cold weather through the holidays decreased the amount of fishing boats and may have had a part in the slow down of the trout...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

The weather has been right and the fishing for kokanee is bright. While the kokanee fishing has been the high point lately, the trout bite has been off. A few trout here and there, but nothing to run out on the lake for. It's the kokanee that will provide you...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

Goodbye fall weather and hello winter! Shaver Lake went from one of the nicest fall climates to winter conditions this past week. Heavy rain, a little snow and cold conditions have prevailed since the Thanksgiving week. The results? Only a few fishermen were found on the lake. Prior to the storms,...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

The unexpected good weather brought more boat fishermen out this past week. I think the results have been mixed. Some trollers are connecting with 12- to 14-inch kokanee and some are having problems. I think it has a lot to do with the depth and colors of tackle. The guys...