April birthday wishes go out to: Denise Crom, Calab Coston, Jim McCarthy, Megan Peterson, Michelle Muller, Jordan Ray, Eric Ulrich, Sharon Page, Lee Shearer, Jean Dyer, Joan Taylor, Steve Ingram, Gary Shook, Barbara Hudelson, Teri Foster, Jim Rotelli, Cat Ulrich, Greg Burns, Gayle Diltz, Pat Johnson, Maya Camara, Charlee Birdsong, Weston Sundberg, Julian Arias, Liam Voortman, Valerie Roek, Savanna McCarthy, Kaden Coker, Chase Dugo, Adam Chiara and David Chiara.
April 20, 2016|
Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
Welcome all ... Great things are happening in Valley Home! Tonight, Wednesday, April 20th through Saturday evening, April 23rd you are invited to a wonderful old time revival at Valley Home Missionary Baptist Church. Visiting minister Todd Dornan will deliver uplifting messages each evening starting at 7:00 p.m. The Valley Home Baptist Church is located at the corner of Valley Home Road and Pioneer Avenue in Valley Home. Pastor Tim Hoover would like to extend a personal invitation to all to come and enjoy these special services!
Stanislaus County junior high school students are gearing up for the 12th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Pentathlon. Approximately 150 students are slated to participate in the one-day series of tests, speeches and essays. The public is invited to attend the culminating event, the Super Quiz and Awards Presentation, on Saturday, April 30 at Prescott Junior High School, 2243 West Rumble Road, Modesto. There is no charge for admission. The Super Quiz will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 2 p.m.
Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Riverbank) said AB 2805, her bill to create a task force that would develop and adopt standards for detecting and tracking cargo theft, passed the Assembly Committee on Agriculture on Thursday, April 14.
Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District officials reported that emergency crews responded to a possible drowning at the Woodward Reservoir on Sunday, April 17 around 4:50 p.m. When units arrived on scene, they confirmed the victim was missing.
In a showdown of undefeated teams, the Oakdale Lady Mustangs varsity track and field squad expanded their league dual meet winning streak to 89 on Thursday, April 14. In an 87-48 win over visiting Lathrop, Oakdale got great efforts on and off the track. Leading the way in the field competitions were seniors Hannah Chappell and Kai Tanner. Both seniors are undefeated this season in their respective throws competitions. Chappell took first place in the discus with her heave of 140'10" and Tanner powered her way to a first place finish in the shot put with her toss of ...
On the weekend of April 9th and 10th, 2016, the Orange Blossom 4-H Rabbit Project participated in the West Coast Classic Rabbit Show in Reno, Nevada. Of the 45 members in the local 4-H rabbit project, nine members, ages six to 18 years of age, dedicated their weekend to showing their rabbits.
It took a little longer than I had originally planned but I finally was able to fish Lake Pardee last weekend. The trip was a last minute decision so I ended up making the trip by myself. Surprisingly, it rained the whole time I was driving to the lake and stopped raining as soon as I arrived. I expected the boat ramp to be busy but there was not a boat in site when I got there. I didn't have the whole lake to myself but boat traffic was definitely below average for this time of year. Unfortunately the ...