View Mobile Site

VALLEY HOME NEWS- 2-25-15

This week we salute a local hero. Gene Benedix was wounded in combat in 1951 during the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart commendation. He never received the actual Purple Heart medal. There will be a special presentation by Congressm...Read More
0 Comments
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015 2:10 | Updated: Feb. 25, 2015 1:00

VALLEY HOME NEWS- 2-18-15

Cost Less Market ... What a spectacular trip it is from Valley Home to go grocery shopping. Taking the time to appreciate this trip is something that I have learned to make a priority. Where else can you drive five minutes to go grocery shopping and pass almond orchards with beautiful blossoms, go past Bushwacker’s home, watch cattle and horses grazing on lush green pastures, then at the edge of town and right before shopping, pass over the most spectacular bridge! Crossing this beautiful gateway bridge offers you a moment to reflect. Many thousands use this strong and steady passage ...

» Read More
Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 2:08 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 18, 2015 1:00 a.m. | VALLEY HOME NEWS- 2-18-15 Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News-Week of 2-11-15

This past week I had the opportunity to visit with a young man I hadn’t seen for a very long time. Seeing Cy Chrisman all grown up was a reminder to me of how quickly the years are going by. It’s always such a great pleasure for me when one of our Valley Home young folks drops by our home for a visit when home from college. The joy of seeing these young people as they go from elementary school to high school and now to college is such a true blessing! My visit with Cy came while ...

» Read More
Posted: Feb. 10, 2015 1:40 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 11, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News-Week of 2-11-15 Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News

A great chance to support our Valley Home School ... Thursday, February 12th “On the Scene Cuisine” will be providing a tri-tip and ribs dinner. The dinner is a fundraiser for the Asilomar field trip costs! Each dinner will include tri-tip and ribs, five cheese homemade macaroni and cheese, molasses baked beans, buttered corn, garlic bread, and dessert! Dinner pick up will be between 4 and 6 p.m. Dinner tickets are $18 per meal. For more information you can call the school at 847-0117.

» Read More
Posted: Feb. 03, 2015 3:40 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 04, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News

We send our heartfelt sympathy to our Knights Ferry neighbors. Once again this small tight knit community has lost one of their own. Glenda Maisel passed away very suddenly this past week. Glenda and her husband Rick owned and operated the historic Knights Ferry General Store, Bar and Glenda’s Deli. Many folks, including several of us here in Valley Home will remember Glenda’s delicious cooking! I will always remember the care Glenda took to get every order just right, her customers were each special to her! The community of Knights Ferry has suffered the loss of so many ...

» Read More
Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 2:09 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News

It was birthday time in Valley Home as Garret Lee celebrated his big day! Garret and his friends and family enjoyed an afternoon of indoor swimming at Modesto Aquatics this past Saturday. The seventh grader and his guests were treated to pizza following their afternoon in the heated pool. It was a wonderful birthday and we wish Garret many happy returns of his special day!

» Read More
Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 12:17 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News

It was back to school this past week for our Valley Home school students. Looking for a bright spot, the students were excited to learn they would have a vacation day on January 9th and also on January 19th! January 9th was a staff development day and January 19th is Martin Luther King Jr. day. On January 21st there will be a teacher collaboration meeting at 3:00pm. Friday January 23rd is the first basketball game of the season! Teams will travel to Paradise school to play. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come out and support our Valley Home ...

» Read More
Posted: Jan. 13, 2015 11:49 a.m. | Updated: Jan. 14, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments

Valley Home News

As 2015 begins, we offer a very special thank you to Mrs. Laura Burghardt. Laura wrote the Valley Home News for many years before taking a much deserved rest. For 38 years Laura brought our community together by sharing happenings within Valley Home. It was so important to Laura to make sure school events, community events, family celebrations, and community information was available through her column. We appreciate your many years of service to our community Laura!

» Read More
Posted: Jan. 06, 2015 5:46 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 07, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments

Please wait ...