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Women's & Girls' Fund offers grants

The Women’s & Girls’ Fund, a leadership initiative of Kern Community Foundation, announced up to $50,000 in grant allocations in its 13th cycle of competitive grant making to Kern County nonprofit organizations that serve local women or girls...

Aquatics gets OK

The city of Shafter has received the go-ahead to begin their planned improvements to the Shafter Aquatic Center. The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a release of funds and...

50 years at the keyboard

The Congregational Bible Church of Shafter is celebrating their organist, Marcia Krause, for faithfully playing the organ for the worship services the past 50 years. Marcia started playing as a...

Arrest Report - Sept. 12, 2012

Sept. 3 Christopher Quintanilla, 20, of Shafter, was arrested on an outside agency warrant and a misdemeanor bench warrant. Dirk Barton Underwood, 49, of Shafter, was arrested on an outside agency warrant. Erik Joseph Gonzalez, 36, of Shafter, was...

Chalk this up to dedication

Listen to Shafter, an organization that celebrates the Shafter community, is holding a “Walk and Chalk” event that will give the community an opportunity to get some exercise and spread some...

Generals drop to 1-3

The Shafter Generals lost to the Atascadero Greyhounds in a game that displayed the youth and immaturity of this year's squad, dropping their record to 1-3 for the season. The 28-8 loss ended a...

Generals outshined by Stars, 27-13

The Shafter Generals dropped to 1-2 after a tough loss to the North Stars 27-13,dropping below .500 for the first time in two years. The talented, but very young Generals fought just as hard against...

Shafter High football schedule

Friday Aug. 23 Mira Monte T W, 37-22 Friday Aug. 30 Highland H L, 22-16 Friday Sept. 6 North H L, 27-13 Friday Sept. 13 Atascadero T L, 28-8 Friday Sept. 20 Chavez T 7:30 Friday Sept. 27 Taft T 7:30 Friday Oct. 4 McFarland H-Homecoming 7:30 Friday...

OBITUARY: Terry Neil Lee

Terry was born in Bakersfield on Aug. 18, 1954, to Frank and Mary Etta (Stewart) Lee. He was the youngest of nine children, with four brothers and four sisters. Terry was a baby when his father...

Death Notices - Sept. 12, 2019

Nelda Maxine McVay, 82, of Shafter, passed away Sept. 2. Peters Funeral Homes,...

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 12, 2019

“Do unto others as you would have Them do unto you.”--The Golden Rule “For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged.” --Matthew 7:2 NLT Ah, the golden rule --...

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