It’s Their Business: Roller World

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Name: Roller World Location: 1721 Wallace What they do: They have an indoor skating rink and offer skate and roller blade rentals from toddler to adult size. Employees also play skating games such as Limbo with customers. They also have a bounce house, miniature blacklight golf, an arcade, and a snack bar. Who’s in charge: […]

Skate park great — for kids who can skate

By Grant McGee: Local columnist The new skate park is open in Clovis. It’s over at Greene Acres Park. The Lady of the House and I toodled over to the new place to have a look. Sure enough, there were lots of kids there — about 20. That’s a lot for Clovis. Tall boys, short […]

Clovis pizza place on the move

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Area Manager John Rink stands in front of the future site of Pizza Hut, on the 1200 block of West 21st Street. CNJ staff photo: Jack King. By Jack King: CNJ staff writer A Clovis Pizza Hut is delivering itself to a new location. John Rink, general manager of Clovis’ Pizza Huts, said moving one […]

Old Jungleland was on the wild side

By Don McAlavy You will not find information about “The Jungleland,” which was a popular amusement place in Clovis, in any of our history books. Most of what we know is from the late Gordon Fitzhugh, who graduated from Clovis High School in 1928. Sometime in the late 1920s, Fitzhugh joined high school music professor […]