Aug. 19, 1973

Between 5,000 and 6,000 gallons of gasoline and several above-ground storage tanks were destroyed when a blaze erupted at a fuel storage facility behind Hap’s Smorgasbord Restaurant in east Clovis. … Eddie Gallegos and brothers Chuck and Randy Baca sponsored a back-yard carnival to benefit the National Muscular Dystrophy campaign, using a fund-raising packet from the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. They raised $25. … Sue Rogers and Bonnie Lansford, local Navy recruiter’s wives, took second place in Division I doubles action in the Women’s International Bowling Congress Tournament held in Las Vegas, Nev.