The Oakdale Stampede youth football teams held their regular season finale on Saturday, Oct. 30 at The Corral. Three of the Stampede clubs punched their ticket to the 2015 playoffs. The rookies, junior varsity and varsity teams all advanced to the playoffs and will host the Turlock Bulldogs on Saturday, Nov. 7. In the regular season finale, Oakdale junior varsity knocked off the Modesto Broncos 33-6. Touchdowns by Zeke Saffer and Kyle Redding helped the Stampede take the win. The peewee team fell 27-14 and the varsity took a 44-6 defeat.
Halloween is close so here are some treats: October 30th the school children from Knights Ferry School and preschoolers will parade down Main Street at noon. The street will be lined up with candy deliverers! It is always fun to see the costumes and the children get enough candy they don't have to go at night. That evening is free movie night at the clubhouse. Showtime is 6:45 with the doors opening at 5:30. The movie is "Hotel Transylvania." Come in costume and bring blankets, beanbags, and chairs etc. to be comfy. You could bring candy to ...
You are invited this Friday, October 30th our Valley Home students will show their Halloween spirit as they parade through downtown Valley Home. The annual parade will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and wind its way from the school, past the General Store, around the corner, and back to the school. Community support is much appreciated by our youngsters as they show off their most prized Halloween costumes! Special thanks to Susan and the General Store, our firefighters and community members who in the past have passed out trick or treat goodies to our students during the parade ...
Mark the calendar for Thursday, Nov. 5 and plan to attend the inaugural Business Women's Symposium, presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Stanislaus Business Alliance. The symposium is planned at Greens on Tenth Street, 953 10th St., Modesto.
Even if you've never smoked in your life, it's still breathtaking to hear Victor DeNoble's story about taking on the multi-billion dollar tobacco industry. His story sounds like a good spy novel; thick black covered windows, rat murders, betrayal and FBI debriefing in an underground warehouse.
Top spellers from area schools will compete in Stanislaus County Spelling Championships in November. The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Gregori High School, 3701 Pirrone Road, Modesto. The Junior High Spelling Championship, for those in grades 7-8, is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Dot Foods, both events are open to the public and begin promptly at 5 p.m.
Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to building strong, stable and secure military families, has announced that nominations for the 2016 Military Child of the Year are being accepted online at MilitaryChildofTheYear.org through Dec. 11. Awardees will be recognized in April 2016.