March 1, 1965

Clovis awoke to more than an inch of snow on the ground – a little surprising since temperatures had been in the mid-60s the day before. … Fred Harman, creator of the Red Ryder comic strip, which ran 25 years, was in Clovis promoting his new career as an oil painter. … Voters approved a $2.25 million bond election, allowing for construction of 91 new classrooms, including 46 at the high school and 14 at a planned new elementary school, which became Zia Elementary in 1966. … Mary Carter Paint Store in Hilltop Plaza advertised more than 1,500 colors with the second gallon free on many brands.