Jan. 3, 1962

The Swift & Company beef processing plant was preparing for groundbreaking ceremonies just south of Clovis. … Jerry Wheeler was captain of Clovis High’s basketball team. The playmaking guard was averaging 9.4 points and 4.4 assists per game. … Marshall’s eighth graders had the best record among area junior high basketball teams at 6-1. … Top Hat Auto Sales reported a black, 1953 Chevrolet had been stolen off of its lot. … Bob’s Café at 100 Main reported it is “always open.” … “The Comancheros” starring John Wayne was playing at the State theater.