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Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition

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 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Next steps in CM search

The City Council decided that it would be beneficial that the next city manager speak Spanish. They approved a brochure that will be used in the search that includes a preference for bilingual...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Residents share thoughts on next city manager

Two Town Hall meetings were held recently to allow the public to give input into the recruitment process to find a new city manager. The workshops' goal was to get the residents of Shafter involved...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Ebenezer Reformed Church celebrating 100 years

The Ebenezer Reformed is one of many churches in the city with a rich history and will be commemorating its 100th year with a ceremony this weekend. Ebenezer Reformed, located at the corner of James...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Southern Baptist Church Harvest Festival

The First Southern Baptist Church, in addition to an evangelistic event, is holding a Harvest Fair for the entire family on Sunday, Oct. 27, that will have something for every member of the family....

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Standing against cancer

Shafter High's annual Pink Out game against breast cancer drew a crowd Friday night. Two cancer survivors and their families were invited to midfield for the pregame coin toss. Kathy Phillips and her...

 

Community Calendar - Oct. 17, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW: Shafter Historical Society annual meeting -- Chief Kevin Zimmermann will Speak on the history of the Shafter Police Department. At the Shafter Police conference room, 201 Central Valley Hwy., on Thursday. Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. All...

 

Mystery History - Oct. 17, 2019

Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated)...

 

Arrest Report - Oct. 17, 2019

Oct. 7 Vicente Munoz, Jr., 34, of Shafter, was arrested for conspiring to commit crime. Gustavo Alvarado Gonzalez, 33, of Wasco, was arrested on an outside agency warrant. Oct. 9 Dirk Barton Underwood, 49, of Shafter, was arrested in the 500 block of...

 

Classified Ads - Oct. 17, 2019

#1 YARD SALE SHAFTER Yard Sale: 530 Willow St., Shafter. Sat., Oct. 19. 7-10 a.m. Clothing & misc. WASCO Yard Sale: 311 Goldspire Ct., Wasco. Sat., Oct. 19. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Clothes, tools & misc. #2 AUTO/MOTORCYCLES 2005 Chrysler 300 Body FOR...

 

Generals beat the Bears, 43-22

The Shafter Generals celebrated their Pink-Out Night with a whitewashing of the Arvin Bears by a 43-22 score. Shafter continued their newfound success this season with a total team effort that saw...

 

SHS Football Schedule and Results

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 L, 24-13 Friday Sept. 27 Taft T W, 48-15 Friday Oct. 4 McFarland H-Homecoming W,...

 

Comments sought on water plan

The Shafter Wasco Irrigation District and the North Kern Water Storage District presented their Management Area Plan for groundwater sustainability at a workshop last Thursday at the Shafter Veterans Hall. The complete plan is open to the public for...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Community recital draws music lovers

Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church was the site of an afternoon of classical music sponsored by the Shafter Symphony. The Shafter Community Recital featured a variety of musical pieces by different...

 

New administrator on team

This year, Shafter High School added a dean of student services to their administration staff to serve both the Shafter and the Central Valley campuses. The dean will provide administrative support,...

 

New career opportunity for students

Shafter High School has many career technical education courses on campus. One of the most popular pathways is Project Lead the Way. This year, Shafter High has added a new pathway, biomedical...

 

Student Spotlight

Valeria Gomez Diaz is currently a senior at Shafter High. Every year she has pushed herself in academics by enrolling in honors and AP courses. She has also been involved in extracurricular...

 

Did You Know?

Since 1985, Shafter High School has gone under more than 50 different kinds of renovations! This has been anything from adding the student store, updating and adding new classrooms, improving landscape, adding solar panels, improving the sports...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Kiwanis recognizes some Terrific Kids

The Shafter Kiwanis Club held a luncheon to honor the Terrific Kids from the Richland School District. Each month, students are nominated by teachers who believe that the students has displayed...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    October 17, 2019

Sometimes, it's just a bottle

A five-gallon water bottle first referred to as a "suspicious device" caused a stir near the Shafter Courthouse on Friday before it was determined to more decorative than anything else. The Kern...

 

OBITUARY: Donna Rae Peters

Donna Rae Peters was born May 24, 1937, in El Centro, to parents Victor and Lydia Newfield. She married Douglas Peters on March 24, 1956, in Santa Rosa, and the couple made their home in Shafter,...

 

Death Nortices - Oct. 24, 2109

San Juana Maritnez, 92, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 7, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Angelina Cuellar de Garcia, 77, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 13, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Barbara...

 

UPDATED: Shafter High Football Schedule/ Results

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 L, 24-13 Friday Sept. 27 Taft T W, 48-15 Friday Oct. 4 McFarland H-Homecoming W,...

 

Shafter High School Football Schedule / Results

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 L, 24-13 Friday Sept. 27 Taft T W, 48-15 Friday Oct. 4 McFarland H-Homecoming W,...

 

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