May 13, 1946

About 35 Clovis residents attended a breakfast at Hotel Clovis honoring U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez. He was in town to attend an air show at Clovis Army Air Field. … Clovis’ Ministerial Alliance reported 2,321 attended Sunday school on May 12. … Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour were starring in “Road to Utopia” […]

Feb. 21, 1943

Clovis dentist I.D. Johnson was recovering from an operation in which his appendix was removed. … Government rationing during the second world war included leather shoes. U.S. citizens were limited to buying three pair of shoes for the year. … Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour werestarring in the “Road to Morocco” at the […]

Jan. 13, 1948

KICA Radio was promoting a comedy performance by George Burns and Bing Crosby. “When this buzz saw baritone tries to outsing Bing, you’re in for the laugh of your life,” the station’s newspaper ad read. … The Clovis News-Journal reported 1,010 births were reported in Curry County in 1947, up from 906 in 1946. Deaths […]