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Knights Ferry News for October 5, 2011

It's officially October-the Hitch's witch has run into the telephone pole again!

October 05, 2011 | Mary Sue Shearer | Knights Ferry News

Valley Home News for October 5, 2011

Lots of excitement in the air as Valley Home residents dive into preparations for the Annual Valley Home Harvest Festival coming up on October 15th. The Scarecrow contest already has works in progress. Pumpkins are receiving lots of TLC in preparation for entry in the pumpkin contest. We understand there will be lots of "Spooktacular" fun in store for those who are brave enough to enter the Haunted House being planned for this year's event. There will be a cakewalk offering an opportunity to put your best foot forward and walk home with a delicious cake. One of the ...

October 05, 2011 | Laura Burghardt | Valley Home News

Entertainment With A Twist

Castmates from the Oakdale Community Theater production of Oliver showed up recently on a different stage. Find out where they were performing in the Oct. 5 issue of The Oakdale Leader.

September 29, 2011 | | Education

Irrigation Districts Win Court Decision

A federal plan to essentially drain New Melones when needed to protect salmon in the Delta has been tossed by U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wagner.

September 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt Special To The Leader | REGIONAL NEWS

Athlete of the Week - Girls Tennis

A year after Oakdale High's girls tennis team failed to challenge for the postseason, the squad has emerged as a clear threat to see postseason contests.

September 28, 2011 | | Local Sports

Fishing Report

As a beginning fisherman I only had one or two lures I was confident in and used those lures regardless of the weather or time of year. I didn't catch fish every time out but do remember doing okay, some days were just better than others. Just the other day while cleaning out some of my old gear I ran across some of those "old faithfuls," as my father calls them. There they sat collecting dust on the bottommost of my tackle box. My immediate thought was of disbelief, as they looked so dated. I then glanced towards one ...

September 28, 2011 | Jarod Ballardo | Regional Sports

Valley Home News for September 28, 2011

Last Saturday, the Valley Home Community Park was the site of birthday festivities for Avery Kay Cornett. The park pavilion was transformed into a gala setting to celebrate little Avery's first birthday. About forty guests attended the celebration to honor Avery which was hosted by her parents, Shane Cornett and Emma-Rubio Cornett. Barbecue dinner and special birthday cake was enjoyed by all and served at tables covered with purple tablecloths. Clusters of purple balloons attached to the pavilion posts with ties of curled purple ribbon carried out the color theme.

September 28, 2011 | Laura Burghardt | Valley Home News

Knights Ferry News for September 28, 2011

Another month has flown by- here are some dates to put on your calendar: October 2nd is Breakfast Sunday in the Ferry and also the town yard sale. The free spaces are on the tennis court and are sure to have something for everyone! The Knights Ferry Community Club meeting is October 6th and is a dinner meeting, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. October 11th is the History and Museum meeting at Miller's Hall at 9:00 a.m. October 12th is the KF School board meeting at the school at 6:00 p.m ...

September 28, 2011 | Mary Sue Shearer | Knights Ferry News

Kendel Joy VanderWerff

A girl, Kendel Joy VanderWerff, was born Sept. 15, 2011 to expectant parents Derek and Brandi VanderWerff of Oakdale. The newborn weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

September 28, 2011 | | Birth Announcements

Jeremiah Michael Von Dohlen

A boy, Jeremiah Michael Von Dohlen was born July 21, 2011 to expectant parents Mike and Holly Von Dohlen of Hughson. The newborn weighed seven pounds, three ounces upon arrival at Doctors Medical Center.

September 28, 2011 | | Birth Announcements

Andres James Ortiz

Juan and Kirsten Ortiz of Riverbank welcomed the arrival of their son, Andres James Ortiz, on Sept. 10, 2011. The newborn weighed nine pounds, five ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

September 28, 2011 | | Birth Announcements

Nancy Helen Amerine

Nancy Helen Amerine, 84, died Sunday, Sept. 18.

September 28, 2011 | | Obituaries

Evon Delois Jackson

Evon Delois Jackson, 83, died Thursday, Sept. 22 in Riverbank.

September 28, 2011 | | Obituaries

Supporting Measure O For City’s Sake

Dear Editor,

September 28, 2011 | | From Our Readers

Release All Pertinent Information

Dear Editor,

September 28, 2011 | | From Our Readers

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Annual Cowboy Christmas And More This Weekend

An Oakdale holiday tradition – Cowboy Christmas – is among the special events coming up this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and Nov 28 for the community ...

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Students Enjoy Hands On Learning Approach

A custom in the Oakdale area, local school children get the chance to take a field trip to Knights Ferry and watch a little slice ...

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Kids Tackle Turkey Time

In celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday a few Cloverland Elementary second graders were asked: How do you cook a turkey? Here are their answers.

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Maximum Enforcement Due For Holiday Travel

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November 25, 2015 | | News Briefs

Orange Blossom 4-H Makes Time For Giving


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Holiday Travelers Will Enjoy Lower Gas Prices This Week

Americans hitting the road for Thanksgiving will certainly have something to be extra thankful for: the cheapest gasoline prices since March 2009. The low prices ...

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American Heritage Scholarship Program Essay Winners Honored

This fall, 137 high school juniors and seniors from throughout the county participated in the American Heritage Scholarship Series essay contest. Nineteen students were honored ...

November 25, 2015 | | Education


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November 25, 2015 | | Obituaries

Knights Ferry News

Birthday wishes for November go out to: Bob Brunker Jr., Phil Frymire, John Krick, Alex Krippner, Roger Ray, Elise Seeds, Bill Higgins, Ben Cassinetto, Wyatt ...

November 25, 2015 | | Knights Ferry News

Valley Home News

Forever thankful ... over the years our lives change in many ways. With Thanksgiving upon us, we reflect on the joys and sorrows of years gone ...

November 25, 2015 | | Valley Home News


An end-of-season tournament in Stockton featuring the top rec soccer squads from throughout the area saw two Oakdale teams come home with hardware earlier this ...

November 25, 2015 | | Local Sports

Contest Winner

Congratulations to Allie Brown, winner of this week's NASCAR Pick Your Drivers Challenge. In the season finale of our contest, Brown scored a total ...

November 25, 2015 | | Local Sports

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