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Katen honored as festival grand marshal

Ed KatenNEWMAN – Ed Katen has been cop and coach, mayor and school board member in his more than three decades in Newman. The long-time resident was recently honored for his […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Community donation

A community fund-raising effort led by Gustine’s Margie Hensley has raised nearly $4,000 for the family of a young Hilmar girl undergoing treatment for cancer. Eight-year-old Kaiden Pacheco, accepted a check for proceeds from a candy sale from Hensley as Kaiden’s great-grandmother Elsie Straits, mom Stephanie Pacheco and sister Karagyn looked on.
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – July 31

Project benefits Quilts of Honor The Newman Lions Club is sponsoring a drawing for several locally-crafted quilts as a benefit for the Quilts of Honor program. Quilts of Honor creates […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Slideshow: 4-H, FFA at the fair

Gracie Mota, a Newman 4-H Club member, received a best of show award at the Stanislaus County Fair with her pillowcase first-year sewing project.
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4-H members earn honors at Stanislaus County Fair

Newman 4-H Club members earned a variety of project honors at the Stanislaus County Fair. David Drumonde, Rebecca Mendoza, Emily Gamboa, Lucas Garcia, Allegra Silveira, Aria Silveira, Daniel Gomes Jr., […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

‘Make-A-Wish’ request granted for teen

Local teen Garrett Spaulding will have his Make-A-Wish request granted Aug. 1.The Make-A-Wish program is granting the request of a West Side teen who suffers from a rare, debilitating skin disease. Garrett Spaulding, 17, who spent most of his life in […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – July 24

‘Biggest Loser’ entry deadline Friday West Side groups will again be competing in a “Biggest Loser” weight loss contest sponsored by the West Side Healthcare Task Force. Teams of 10 […]
July 24, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Pageant winner

Five-year-old Autumn Shea of Newman was recently named the 2014 National American Miss California State Ambassador Princess Queen. Autumn competed against 92 other contestants at the state level of the Princess Division, which is for those ages 4-6. She will advance to the national competition in November. Autumn also was named Miss Personality, and won a number of trophies, ribbons and crowns in the state competition. She is the daughter of Carrie and Gerald Shea.
July 24, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Slideshow: GPS Festa

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July 24, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GPS to host festa celebration this weekend

GUSTINE – The Gustine Pentecost Society is hosting its 2014 festa this weekend, with traditional activities including a bodo de leite, procession of queens, folklore entertainers, bullfights and much more. […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: Community, News | 0 Comments | Full Story »