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Shooting believed to be murder-suicide

Deceased identified as residents of Keyes, Modesto NEWMAN – A Saturday night shooting on Kilburn Road which left two people dead and a third wounded is being investigated as a […]

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TOSCA benefactor Prien leaves second million-dollar gift

NEWMAN – Ernie Prien grew up enjoying small-town childhood in Newman, sweeping floors and delivering prescriptions for a local drug store before graduating Orestimba Union High School in 1931. Prien […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine FFA members take part in project comp

Gustine FFA members recently took part in project competition, a contest for members who have ag-related projects or jobs. Competitors are required to demonstrate a skill they have learned related […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Jan. 22

Gustine Historical Society The Gustine Historical Society will host its annual luncheon and meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27 at noon in the social hall of the Community Presbyterian Church of Gustine. […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Opinion »

Dean Harris: Strikingly different offers for hospital building

A little bit about a lot of things: • Sooooo….seems as though the West Side Community Healthcare District has a choice on its hands. Its headquarters, the former West Side […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: Legacy of remarkable man will live on

A long-time Newman resident and subscriber sent us in a note with his renewal and asked us to caution drivers to always drive with their car lights on, particularly now […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Farmers being more efficient than ever in using water wisely

By BILL MATTOS SPECIAL TO MATTOS NEWSPAPERS STILL TIME FOR RAIN. While we’ve had nearly no rain in January, there is still hope that we can get some good wet […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports »

Warriors top Redskins in OT

A capacity crowd was on hand last Tuesday at Gustine High to see the Redskins and rival Orestimba renew their Highway 33 rivalry in the first-ever “Battle for the Totem.” […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine edges Delhi in thriller

Gustine earned its first Southern League victory of the season in dramatic fashion Friday, edging Delhi 47-46. J.D. Laupua scored the game-winner with less than 2 seconds left to give […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Lady Redskins handle Delhi

Sujey Luna pours in 39 points to lead GHS Gustine took care of business in a road win at Delhi last Thursday, highlighted by another scoring outburst from Sujey Luna. […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituaries »

Obituary: Mary Borba

Mary E. Borba of Gustine passed away Jan. 18 at 88 years of age. Mrs. Borba was born in Dartmouth, Mass., and lived in Gustine for 70 years. She was […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituary: JoAnn Collins

JoAnn Collins, 78, of Newman passed away Saturday, Jan. 17. Mrs. Collins was born in Brady, Tex., and was a resident of Newman for 35 years. She was a homemaker. […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituary: Patrick Jose

Patrick Frank Jose passed away Jan. 12 at 64 years of age. Mr. Jose was a native of Tracy. He was an Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He was […]
January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »