March 18, 1953

Police announced they had arrested 14 youth in a gang-related incident at Fourth and Main. The juveniles were armed with pop bottles, belt buckles, short lengths of chain, screw drivers, garden hose and knives. … A Clovis woman who lived at 409 W. First was recovering from a gunshot wound to her left arm. She accidentally shot herself while handing the pistol to another woman, police said. … Siler’s Conoco at 121 Main was offering more than just an oil change – “a complete ‘spring tonic.’”