CNJ celebrates 80th anniversary

CNJ staff

The Clovis News Journal celebrates its 80th anniversary as a daily paper Wednesday.

The Clovis Journal and The Clovis News, both weekly papers, became one daily paper when Mack Stanton of Tennessee

purchased them on Feb. 19, 1929. Stanton published the first edition of the Clovis Evening News-Journal on April 1, 1929.

The Clovis News Journal became a morning paper on June 3, 2002.