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Knights Ferry News

June 23, 2010

POSTED June 23, 2010 12:01 a.m.
Alex and Jean Naccarato have returned from their grandson Wyatt Naccarato’s Eighth Grade Graduation. It was held in Tres Pinos in the middle of a grape vineyard. Jean said the setting was gorgeous. After the graduation there was a dinner and dance for all. Wyatt received awards for Best Athlete, Math, and Honor Roll. He will be going to San Benito High School.

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Condolences go out to the Holcomb family on the death of Phil’s dad.

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Knights Ferry Community Club’s annual July picnic will be July 1st at 6:00 p.m. in the pecan grove of the Knights Ferry Recreation Park. The club will provide the hot dogs and drinks and Lee will cook the beans. Those with last names beginning with A-M please bring salads or sides and M-Z please bring desserts or nibbles.

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Congratulations go out to Knights Ferry School students who received Renaissance Award for their 3.0 to 3.9 GPA for the fourth quarter: Jenna Armario, Jocelyn Burke, Madeline Freitas, Sergio Garcia, Aleesha Harden, Julia Nilsson, Taylor Viera, Shaela Borba, Justin Doyle, Sophie Jones, Salvador Limon, Daniel Lubeck, Madison Willis, Marina Braaton, Dustin Darnelle, Maria Garcia Fury Mancuso, Zachary Mooneyham, Devin Odom, Eron Roen, Kai Tanner, Cleo Wilson, Annette Arias, Kaitlin Burke, Jaycee Harden, Charissa Humble, Araceli Limon, Nathan Lute, Kim Medeiros, Chris Roek, Leah Armario, Alissa Baize, Katie Christensen, Kit Foster, Peyton Paul, Luke Tanner and Charles Wong. Keep up the good work!

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A wife has been returned to her husband’s side. A call was received that a worker had found a tombstone in a trash pile while working at a construction job at a school in Oakland. The worker could read German and researched it on the Internet’s cemetery web and found it was from Knights Ferry. His supervisor, Brian Merritt, hauled it to his house in Manteca and Tena and Scott Heaton (Knights Ferry Ice Cream Parlor) picked it up and brought it to the Ferry. The headstone of Gesche Von Stemmen is now beside her husband. She was buried in 1869. If only it could talk!

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