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Farmersville opens up a dialogue about child health

Farmersville opens up a dialogue about child health

You can’t solve all of the world’s problems in one day. In fact, you can’t solve all of the problems in a single town in one day, but not for a lack of trying. On Jan. 29, the UC D ...

WPD still searching for murder suspects

WPD still searching for murder suspects

The Woodlake Police Department is still searching for suspects in two of the city’s unsolved murders last year. The most recent happened at about 11 p.m. on Nov. 13 when officers r ...

Fire Capt. continues family’s first responder tradition

Fire Capt. continues family’s first responder tradition

One of the first occupations children want to grow up to become is a fire fighter. As children grow older the reality of what it takes to become a hero often prevents the dream fro ...

Ennis returns to mid- dais after a decade

Ennis returns to mid- dais after a decade

Tulare County’s 2015 Board Chairman Steve Worthley moved over to make room for his 2016 successor Mike Ennis. The two supervisors moved positions during the Board’s first meeting i ...

Woodlake, Lindsay  roll up prohibition

Woodlake, Lindsay roll up prohibition

City councils have pot on their mind as they move closer to the March 1st deadline of placing a medical marijuana ordinance in their books. Last week both Woodlake and Lindsay deci ...

A perfect storm in Tulare County

A perfect storm in Tulare County

Sunday, Jan. 31 was a perfect storm for Tulare County – lots of rain without a lot of problems. According to the National Weather Service Station in Hanford, Tulare County got .81 ...

FUSD hires former Superintendent Janet Jones

FUSD hires former Superintendent Janet Jones

When Janet Jones retired three and a half years ago she didn’t have plans on returning to Farmersville Unified after spending 25 of her 39 years in education with the school distri ...

Publisher pens name for Supervisor seat

Publisher pens name for Supervisor seat

The list of candidates for Tulare County District 1 Board Supervisor is continuing to grow as yet another name has entered the race. John Elliot officially announced his candidacy ...

Springer into Action

Springer into Action

When you think of police K9 your mind draws images of the rigid German shepherd or active Belgian Malinois. So you can imagine some surprise earlier this month when the Farmersvill ...

Former roommate fires on F’ville home

Former roommate fires on F’ville home

Police are searching for a man wanted for shooting at a home last week. At about 10:05 p.m. on Jan. 20, officers with the Farmersville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 ...

Sheriff Dept.’s fight against crime takes flight, again

Sheriff Dept.’s fight against crime takes flight, again

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department is changing the way they do business from the paint on the walls to the machinery they operate. “Our vision is to have an aircraft in the sky ...

Spartans spear Grizzlies in comeback victory

Sitting square in the middle of the East Sequoia League (ESL) standings are the Strathmore Spartans. With a 7-7-2 record the Spartans have a tough battle down the stretch with Lindsay and Woodlake leading the pack. Unlikely to win league, the Spartans are fighting to stay relevant in the Division VI playoff hunt, and a […]

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Tulare County tops in crops again in ’15

It’s finally official – Tulare County is tops in crops once again! A full year after 2014 came to a close, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced that Tulare County remained the leading county in agricultural production for the second straight year. Tulare County earned the top spot with an agriculture production […]

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Lindsay’s ‘Avenue Q’ gets new cue

Avenue Q will cue the lights a little earlier this Friday. The Lindsay Community Theater’s performance of the Tony “Triple Crown” winner for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book has been rescheduled from midnight to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Reserve your seats by ordering […]

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State sees increase in student access to free meals

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today reported a 32 percent increase in the number of students automatically approved to receive free meals in California schools as a result of collaborative efforts among three state agencies, two legislators and food policy advocates. In December 2015, the last month complete data are available, the 32 […]

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Donald L. Bowen

A memorial service will be held at the Visalia Seventh-day Adventist Church on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. for Dr. Donald L. Bowen, formerly of Exeter. Donald passed away on Jan. 23 in Napa, Calif. at the age of 81. Dr. Bowen practiced dentistry in Exeter for many years. An avid photographer and train […]

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KDMC ranks top in nation for surgery

General surgery at Kaweah Delta Medical Center is among the top 10% in the nation as measured by lowest risk-adjusted complications, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. Every year Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance […]

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