Feb. 7, 1975

A paroled criminal was charged with murder in connection with the slaying of a convenience store clerk. Stanley D. Melton was ultimately convicted in Sarah Vineyard’s death. … Clovis drilled Roswell Goddard, 77-53, in a high school basketball game. All 11 Wildcats players scored. Willie Henry had 19 points and 18 rebounds as CHS improved its season record to 15-5. … Deniece Jones and Cindy Guthals, both seniors at Clovis High, were honored with citizenship awards from the Soroptimist International club.