Real heroes have gone unnoticed

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist This is a test. Have you heard of Elvis Presley? How about Oprah Winfrey? Or Johnny Carson? Yes, of course we all know about those people. Here’s the rest of the test: Ever heard of Sir Alexander Fleming? How about Dr. Allan L. Drash. No? We have Fleming to thank […]

Feb. 12, 1963

Elvis Presley and Stella Stevens were starring in “Girls, Girls, Girls” at the State theater. Admission was 90 cents for adults. … The Thunderbird Drive-In had two locations in Clovis – 1112 E. First and Prince and Grand. … Despite hazardous driving conditions caused by snow and ice, Clovis police reported only five traffic accidents. […]

Jan. 29, 1961

Lawrence Welk’s “Calcutta” topped the United Press International’s list of most popular recordings for the second straight week. Elvis Presley’s “Are You Lonesome Tonight” came in at No. 9. … Clovis Real Estate Co. was promoting Eastridge Heights as “The Ultimate in Exclusive Living.” … City officials announced plans for a $700,000 paving project that […]

Elvis’ former apartment open for tours

Woody Baird, The Associated Press By Woody Baird THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Want to spend a few days holed up in Elvis Presley’s old digs — sleeping in his bedroom, eating in his kitchen? No, Graceland isn’t taking in boarders. But there might be a room available at the public housing apartment where […]