Jan. 4, 1932

Max Kelso was recognized as the first Clovis baby born in 1932. Area merchants presented prizes ranging from a silver spoon to a 48-pound sack of flour. … “Blonde Crazy,” starring James Cagney and Joan Blondell, was showing at the Mesa theater on Clovis’ Main Street. … More than 50 Clovis students were preparing to return to classes at area colleges and universities following a 10-day Christmas recess. … Union Bus Station, at 109 W. Grand, reported passengers could leave Clovis at 4:30 p.m. and expect to arrive in Dallas by 8:10 a.m. the next day.