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We have sad news this week in Valley Home. Richard Mullins, husband of Winnie, passed away suddenly on Saturday afternoon at their home. He was a strong, quiet man with a great sense of humor who loved and cared for his family. The family wants to thank all those who helped: ditch tenders, paramedics, firefighters and sheriff. Richard will be sorely missed.

May 18, 2016 | Nancy Osmundson | Valley Home News


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Valley Home residents were saddened to hear of the passing of Knights Ferry friend Philip Frymire. He was a wonderful family man, having a most special love for his precious wife Carmen! He was very important to the community of Knights Ferry and was deeply cherished by everyone who had the honor of knowing him. He leaves behind a very devoted family ... Wife Carmen, daughter Rose Paulat (Bob), daughter Lisa Dolling (Fred), and son Philip (Lisa). Valley Home sends our most heartfelt sympathy to the entire Frymire Family and to the Knights Ferry community he loved so much!

May 11, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Over 100 years of Valley Home School tradition. As we look into the eyes of our soon to be Valley Home graduates we catch a glimpse of a bright and promising future! Many, many new and exciting events are unfolding in their young lives. It seems only yesterday they entered kindergarten ... lunch pails packed, new shoes tied by loving hands, a cool backpack, the lure of a new pack of crayons and the sight of a tiny desk with their very own name ... This would help convince them to slowly let go of the hand they held so tight! Our ...

May 04, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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This week we had the pleasure of attending evening service at the Missionary Baptist Church in Valley Home. The service was filled with the melody of old time songs, scripture, heartfelt welcome and the grace of wonderful fellowship! Remember both our Valley Home St. John's/St. Luke's Church and Missionary Baptist Church invite you, your family, friends and neighbors also to their Sunday morning services. What a special place we are blessed to call home!

April 27, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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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!

April 20, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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Tons of excitement ... with April 23rd rapidly approaching excitement is building in Valley Home, even in the surrounding areas of Oakdale, Waterford, Escalon and Knights Ferry! Those purchasing tickets for the April 23rd Valley Home School Spring Fling Dinner Dance are in for a fun packed evening! The "California Outlaws" will keep folks on their feet with lively crowd pleasing music! H-B will handle bar duties, providing the very best for thirsty dinner patrons. The evening will be topped off with a delightful dinner, prepared by MaryBeth's BBQ. Tickets for Tim McGraw will highlight the evening raffle and silent ...

April 13, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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Boots, spurs and Wranglers ... it's Rodeo time in Oakdale! All week long we have been excited to see rig after rig travel through Valley Home on their way to the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds. For over 50 years Oakdale has hosted one of the most famous rodeos of all time! Cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country look forward to entering (and winning) the Oakdale Rodeo. Top notch horses, Stetson hats and prized buckles will tell the story of the 2016 Oakdale Rodeo! Local roping and slack with make Friday, April 8th an exciting day for all. On Saturday ...

April 06, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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The blessings of family ... As with most of you, on Easter we gathered with our families. For most it was a day of bright colorful egg hunts and visits with those we hold dear. For my family the holiday held many blessings. Strong family ties, including friends that care and share those family ties. Although this Easter had some bittersweet moments throughout the day, those family ties were strong and together we enjoyed a truly blessed Easter Day.

March 30, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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A very happy and blessed Easter to all! This Saturday, March 26th our Valley Home 4-H will sponsor their annual community Easter egg hunt! What an exciting and colorful day this will be. Egg hunters young and old are invited to the Valley Home Community Park, to search for hundreds of brightly decorated Easter eggs. The fun begins at 11 a.m. and is under the direction of our community leader Sean Haynes, and 4-H president Sierra Haynes. Bring your Easter baskets and come ready to enjoy a wonderful time with friends and family. I remember fondly Valley Home community ...

March 23, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

Saturday morning dawned bright and warm for the Civil War reenactment. The Blue and the Grey set up their encampments and busied themselves with the doings of life back then. On Saturday evening the Community Club put on their annual Spaghetti Dinner and it was well attended. The reenactors were very thankful for the dinner. A rousing raffle took place with 124 items finding new homes. Thanks go out to all those who donated raffle items or food for the dinner. Thanks also to the church ladies and the 4-H youngsters for help bussing tables, etc. Sunday morning the cannons ...

March 23, 2016 | Mary Sue Shearer | Valley Home News


Winnie Mullins

A special invitation ... St. John's/St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 4606 Michigan Avenue will be celebrating Holy Week with Palm Sunday services at 10 a.m.; Good Friday, March 25, service will be at noon and Pastor Zimmerman will speak on the seven last words. We will conclude with Easter Services at 10 a.m. and everyone is welcome.

March 16, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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This Thursday, March 10th, area 4-Hers would like to invite everyone to their final practice for Presentation Day! This exciting event will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church in Valley Home. The 4-Hers have worked hard for the past few months on perfecting their presentations and would certainly appreciate your support! We wish our 4-hers the very best!

March 09, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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I have always known Valley Home is a very special place to live. This week our family has once again been surrounded by the most loving, kindest and caring extended family we could ask for, as we suffered the loss of my younger brother, Ed Keaster this week. It all happened so quickly that before we knew it, we were at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto praying for a miracle. Although we did not get the miracle we were asking for that day, it turns out the miracle we did get was that we had my wonderful brother for 61 ...

March 02, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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This week's column is dedicated to a very special young woman. Miss Halley Smith is a true Valley Home girl! Halley attended Valley Home grammar school and now is a junior at Oakdale High. Halley is very active in the Valley Home community ... actually Halley has been involved in her community since a very young age. Halley along with sister Lainey, mom and dad Tammie and Ron Smith are an integral part of our Valley Home community. Halley loves to ride horses and over the years has become a very accomplished rider! Halley owns, cares for and trains her ...

February 24, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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This week we are thrilled to write about a delightful young lady, TJ Verdegaal. TJ was a contestant in the annual Distinguished Young Woman of Oakdale program, which was held Saturday, Feb. 13 at Magnolia School. TJ is active in many community events, and is involved in school activities such as cheerleading, track and leadership. She has earned her Academic Block O as well as her Athletic Block O. TJ was also chosen as 2016 Winter Homecoming Queen. TJ is looking forward to attending San Diego State after graduation from Oakdale High. She is the daughter of proud parents, Sarah ...

February 17, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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A big thank you to Cost Less Market for their help in making our Valley Home Community Park Fundraiser such a great success Cost Less ...

September 28, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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A huge thank you to all who supported our Valley Home Community Park fundraiser. It was very successful. Each one of you made it successful ...

September 21, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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A great time in Valley Home ... this Friday, September 16 is our "Park Fundraiser Drive Thru Dinner!" A very special thank you to all who ...

September 14, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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Oakdale High football ... powerful, fast, strong, determined! These are just a few of the words that can be used to describe the 2016 Oakdale High ...

September 07, 2016 | By Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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