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Exeter club to raise funds for Boys & Girls
EXETER – You may not have heard of the Exeter Outdoors Association, and that’s ok, but they want to make sure you remember the name Exeter Boys & Girls Club. The outdoor enthusiast club in town is hosting a fund-raiser for the youth center this Saturday, Jan. 19, mostly because it doesn’t have one.
Monarchs of the Week and Sports Extra
Each week, Exeter Union High School coaches will nominate outstanding players in each sport. These players will be featured here in the newspaper as well as at Kirkman’s VIP Pizza. This week’s players are listed below.
Delano Regional agrees to join Adventist Health
Delano Regional Medical Center has agreed to become part of Adventist Health Central California, pending regulatory approval. The move announced Jan. 11 would fold 156-bed Delano Regional, operated by Central California Foundation for Health since 1992, into a much larger nonprofit organization with
The citrus industry in has faced minimal negative impacts from shutdown, at least for now
EXETER – The now historically long government shutdown has left the citrus industry taking inventory of its impacts. Altogether, California Citrus Mutual (CCM), based in Exeter, says, “The negative impacts to the California citrus industry are minimal, but should this continue, the news would be dif
Huskies’ full-court press trips up Eagles
HANFORD — With a relentless defense and an opportunistic offense, Hanford West defeated Immanuel 46-34 and earned its first home win in nearly three seasons. According to MaxPreps, Monday night’s Central Sequoia League game was the Huskies’ first home victory since Jan. 14, 2016, when they defeated
Political Cowboy Chad Prather Takes Comedy Tour Back to California…Say WHAT?
I can’t believe that 2018 is now behind us and we are headed strongly into 2019. I have to admit that, for me, last year was amazing. Thanks to you. So…THANK YOU. My Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour went all over America and was wildly successful and filled with laughs. As we head into the new year
Ciuffini sworn in as judge
HANFORD — After being sworn in on Jan. 7, Kathy Ciuffini, who was elected to Judicial Seat 5 of the Kings County Superior Court in the June 2018 primary election, had her investiture ceremony on Friday.
Delano Police arrest two for possession of methamphetamine
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A traffic enforcement stop was conducted by Delano police officers on Thursday, January 10 just before 5 p.m. near 400 12th Avenue. The driver was identified as Joel Delgado, 36 and the passenger was identified as Jose Espinoza, 37.
Family did not realize Delano man was shot at New Year's party until he collapsed, documents show
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Court documents reveal new details in the case of a deadly New Year's Day shooting in Delano. Aurelio Perfecto was arrested Jan. 2 and pleaded not guilty to one felony count of carrying an unregistered loaded firearm.
Lewis Hamilton hits the Surf Ranch and gets barreled
The British F1 racing driver put on a thick wetsuit and visited Kelly Slater at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California. Hamilton, who is currently enjoying a short off-season break, was invited by the greatest surfer of all time to experience the stars-only artificial wave pool.
Registration Opens for 70th International DX Convention in Visalia, California
Registration has opened for the 70th meeting of the International DX Convention (IDXC). The gathering will take place April 12 – 14 at the Convention Center in Visalia, California.
Arizona Diamondbacks 2019 Top 50 Prospects
What a difference a year makes. Coming into 2018 the system was solidly in the bottom five of the league. Remarkably the 2018 Diamondbacks managed to both make a playoff push and revitalize their minor league system. So much so, I think the system is in the upper third in all of MLB. A lot of things
Kingsburg names interim fire chief
KINGSBURG – Timothy E. Sendelbach has been named as Kingsburg’s interim fire chief, City Manager Alex Henderson said in a press release today. His first day will be Jan. 21.
Man arrested for DUI, crashes car through Visalia home
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Visalia police arrested 20-year-old Lonell Goodman on Saturday for drunk driving and child endangerment after he drove his car into a home. Goodman lost control of his Camaro near Houston and Mooney Boulevard and went through a driveway and into the side of a home.
Iconic Valley restaurant building may be torn down, if new plans fail
The fate of the former Swedish Mill in Kingsburg may be in jeopardy, if the owner of the iconic property can’t pull together a deal to reopen it as a new restaurant. For nearly 50 years, the building has stood as one of Highway 99’s most recognizable landmarks through the San Joaquin Valley. Its 50-
Gallery: Kingsburg basketball gets first CSL win of season
KINGSBURG - The Kingsburg boys basketball team earned its first Central Sequoia League victory of the season after defeating the Central Valley Christian Cavaliers 62-58 on its home floor on Jan. 10.
Golden Bears trail early, fall to McFarland
HANFORD — Xavier Davis scored 12 of his team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter, but a slow start and early deficit proved to be too much for the Golden Bears as they lost 78-74 to McFarland on Friday.
Girls Basketball: Exeter’s Wilkinson scores 23 in win over Hanford West
Monarchs look to stay in second place heading into end-of-the-month rematch with Selma Bears. exeter – The Monarchs have a new leading scorer on the courts. Jaycie Wilkinson has set herself apart. In Exeter’s last four games she’s scored 74 total points, and that includes scoring 23 points on Thursd
Fight ends in gunfire, bullet strikes window of Visalia Bank of Sierra
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police are searching for the suspect involved in an overnight shooting in Visalia. It happened Sunday morning around 1:30 a.m. near Main and Church Street.
Hanford Pays Consultant $96,000 to Update Parks Master Plan
Editors Note: The writer of this article has been involved in the efforts to save the 18 acres west of Hidden Valley Park for future park expansion. Pros Consulting was hired at a cost of nearly $96,000 to update Hanford’s park master plan.