March 16, 1970

Former New Mexico Gov. and Clovis resident A.W. Hockenhull wrote a letter to the editor from his home in Dallas, declaring Clovis “will always be my Magic City.” Hockenhull also wrote that he’d enclosed his check for a year’s subscription to the Clovis News-Journal. … Dear Abby was asked how a newlywed couple could get a little privacy, while living with the groom’s parents. Abby suggested a lock for the bedroom door. … The Drifters were preparing for a March 19 performance at The Copper Penny.