Jan. 9, 1946

Chamber of Commerce directors were struggling with community issues that ranged from overcrowded schools and inadequate teacher salaries to dark city streets and the need for a municipal airport. … A Clovis man who lived at 212 Connelly was fined $100 and had his driver’s license suspended for one year after he was convicted of drunken driving and hit-and-run driving. … U.S. Sen. Carl Hatch of Clovis was in town for the week and his schedule included a Q&A with members of the Lions Club. … Makers of the “new” gasoline at Phillips 66 promised you’d “roll down the road like a whiz.”