Clovis News

Historical Perspective: Clovis bank robbery of 1924

It was a quiet Tuesday noon hour on Feb. 5, 1924, when a stranger entered the First State Bank at 401 Pollasky in Clovis. Assistant cashier Thomas Howison, who was alone in the bank, greeted the stranger with his usual "How do you do?" as the man threw down a $20 bill and asked for change.