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Freshmen crowned at Wasco Homecoming game

Freshmen Jackie Mendez and Jacob Ruiz were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at the game against Cesar Chavez High School. Not only were two freshmen crowned, but the Varsity Tigers beat Chavez 41-8....

County museum director to speak

Dr. Mike McCoy, executive director of the Kern County Museum, will be the speaker at the Shafter Historical Society Annual Meeting on Oct. 21. The meeting will be held at the Shafter Learning Center,...

Tin Cup hosts pop-up event

Over 40 vendors gathered at the Tin Cup Saturday to offer a variety of goods including clothing, accessories, baked goods and homemade creations. One of the vendors was Kristen Page. Page and her...

Fall/winter water restriction schedule is now active

Residents must now adhere to the fall/winter water restriction schedule, city officials said. The schedule is to encourage water conservation efforts. For those residents that live north of Lerdo...

State mandates school staff to be vaccinated

The Wasco Union Elementary School District Board has approved a new policy after the governor declared school staff must be vaccinated by Oct. 15. Superintendent Kelly Richers received unanimous...

Generals celebrate Homecoming with win over Arvin

The Shafter High Generals celebrated their Homecoming night with a big win against the Arvin Bears 47-7, keeping their SSL record unblemished at 4-0. Shafter's stadium is in the middle of a major...

Defense, pass game keeps Wasco undefeated

Once again, it was another heroic defensive effort that helped the Tigers secure another South Sequoia League victory on Homecoming Friday night 41-8.over the Cesar Chavez Titans (1-5,1-2 in the...

Pastor's Corner: Freedom

Whenever I think of the month of July I tend to think of the word "freedom" due to the July 4th holiday (fireworks too). We certainly enjoy and hopefully appreciate the many freedoms we have in the United States, not just on July 4th, but I'm sure...

OBITUARY: Joye Ann Carroll

Joye Ann Carroll was born on July 29, 1941, in Shafter to Obie and Lorene Hamlin. She joined her sister Leona and brother Obie. Eleven years later Yvonne would complete their family. Joye graduated...

Jose Morales

Pastor Jose S. Morales went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 7, 2021. He dedicated his life to the Lord in 1992 and has served the Lord Jesus Christ. He served in different ministries as a worship...

Death Notices - Oct. 14, 2021

Rickey Bradford, 71, of Bakersfield, passed away Aug 27, in Albuquerque. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Trinidad Hernandez Sanchez, 75, of Wasco, passed away Oct. 4, in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Estela Rojas, 44, passed away Oct. 4,...

Edward Leon "Duke" Snyder

Edward "Duke" Snider passed away unexpectedly on Oct.1. Duke was born in Olney, Texas, on April 30, 1934, to Doc and Vera Snider. He was raised in Delano and was very proud to be the first in his...

Clifford Pierce Sr.

Clifford was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Raiford, Okla., to Homer and Mildred Pierce. In 1958, he moved to Shafter, where he met his wife, Glenda Jeanette Foster, in 1967, and they were married on March...

OBITUARY: Jose S. Morales

Pastor Jose S Morales went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 7, 2021. He dedicated his life to the Lord in 1992 and has served the Lord Jesus Christ in different ministries as a worship leader,...

Arrest Report -- Oct. 14, 2021

Oct. 4 Hank Jude Buentiempo, 56, was arrested on the 200 block of Central Valley Hwy. for inflicting corporal injury onto spouse/cohabitant. Amarjit Singh Bhangoo, 44, of Shafter, was arrested on the 100 of E. Lerdo Hwy. on an outside felony...

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