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Honoring those who served

GUSTINE – The men and women who have served their nation were honored Tuesday during a Veterans Day parade and program in downtown Gustine. The observance continued a tradition that […]

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Hunt student artwork showcased

Skeletons created by transitional kindergarten students in Christine Freitas’ class at Hunt Elementary are among the artwork on display this month at the McConnell Adult Education Center. From left are Anai Samano, Lindsey Tankard, Freitas and Adrian Gonzalez.The autumn artwork of students from Hunt School is on display at the McConnell Adult Education Center through the month of November. Featured artwork reflects the fall season and Halloween. […]
November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Nov. 6

Gustine downtown mixer The Gustine Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a downtown mixer Friday, Nov. 14, from 5-7 p.m. Participating businesses will be offering refreshments, and offering one-night-only sidewalk specials. […]
November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

4-H’ers participate in flag display

Have you ever wondered why there are United States flags displayed on Newman’s Main Street on different days? Several dedicated members of our community put up and take down the […]
November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Opinion »

Dean Harris: Every vote matters in local elections

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Things seemed awfully quiet around the polls in Newman and Gustine last Tuesday, at least when I stopped by to get […]
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Toni Butero: Republicans catch a wave

So mid-term elections happened last week, and watching election returns as they roll in is a big television night at my house! Usually I know whether it will be a […]
November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: ‘Tis the season for shopping, bad behavior

Last week’s paper was a pretty good reminder that it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas shopping. Many of our local merchants are offering some pretty spectacular deals […]
November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports »

Late FG lifts Gustine past Warriors

The Chief is staying in Gustine, thanks in large part to a junior quarterback who carried the Redskins’ offense on his shoulders and a place kicker who calmly split the […]
November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

JV Redskins win on final play

A battle of unbeaten frosh-soph teams lived up to its billing Friday, when visiting Gustine scored on the game’s final play to stun Orestimba, 26-21. With the final seconds ticking […]
November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Waterford edges Lady Redskins

Waterford and Gustine battled through five games last Tuesday before the host Wildcats came away with the victory in the regular season volleyball finale. The match went down to the […]
November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituaries »

Obituary: Robert Ferguson

Robert D. Ferguson of Brookings, Ore., passed away Oct. 26 at 79 years of age. Mr. Ferguson was born and raised in Newman. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator. […]
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Obituary: Martin Miller

Long-time West Side resident Martin “Marty” Miller passed away Sept. 27. He was 73. Mr. Miller was a descendant of a pioneer family, and was deeply devoted to the family […]
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Obituary: Helen Scesa

Helen ScesaHelen Alberti Scesa of Gustine passed away Oct. 29 at 94 years of age. Mrs. Scesa was born in Fairfax. She grew up in Los Banos before moving to Gustine, […]
November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »