January 8, 1955

Stagner and Sons Inc. obtained building permits from Clovis City Hall, announcing plans for 78 new homes in the north part of Clovis. The homes had a combined value of “over a half million dollars,” according to the “Clovis News-Journal.” … Dunlap’s at 318 Main was having a “January clearance sale.” Cotton blouses were $1.93 each, artificial flowers went for 50 cents and foam rubber pillows were just $3.99. … Roy Walker was campaigning for re-election to the Clovis City Commission and offering rides to the polls (the number to call was 9225). He went on to win the District 1 seat, beating out three other candidates. … Clovis Cab led the Major Bowling League standings, followed by Barry Hardware, Smith Cleaners and House of Color. … And North Plains Mall General Manager Cindy Banister was born in Clovis.