James Heusdens

Funeral services were held on Feb. 14 at Myers Funeral Service, Porterville for James Heusdens, 72, formerly of Porterville. Private burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park. He passed away in Palo [...]

Eva O. Warren

Graveside services were held on Feb. 12 for Eva O. Warren, 91, of Porterville at Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. She died on Feb. 10. She was born on May 20, 1912 in Hon, Ark. She married John [...]

Lending A Hand

By Nancy Gutierrez Jeremy Moreno began playing guitar as an eighth grade student at Steve Garvey Junior High School. When he graduated and began attending Lindsay High School he enrolled in the [...]

Forrest "Bud" Brown

Funeral services for Forrest "Bud" Brown, 73, of Porterville were held on Feb. 13 at Webb-Sanders Funeral Home. Burial was in the Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. He died on Feb. 6. He was [...]

You've gotta have skills

By Nancy Gutierrez Ed Hughes' classroom at Lindsay High School might seem a little disorderly. There are exposed cables in one area of the room, computers squeezed in side by side in a [...]

Pettyjohn speaks at FCA meeting

By Nancy Gutierrez There were approximately 50 students, representing several different sports, at the inaugural meeting of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) last Wednesday Feb. 11. FCA [...]

Maze fights for higher ed in Valley

Assemblyman Bill Maze (R-Visalia) introduced legislation today aimed at bringing higher education to students in the Valley who cannot afford to travel to Bakersfield or Fresno State for classes. [...]

Roberta Jean Brown

Burial and graveside services for Roberta Jean Brown, 76, of Exeter will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at Hamilton Cemetery. She passed away on Feb. 13 at her home in Exeter surrounded by [...]

Pluses and minuses of organic farming

By Carolyn Barbre The demand for organic food is growing. California has the strongest, most diverse, most innovative, best organics in this hemisphere. We've got one-sixth of the action and [...]

Waterman drowning in $19 mil. debt

By Reggie Ellis A wave of debt finally came crashing down on Waterman Industries, Inc. last week which resulted in the company suspending operations and laying off 180 employees on Feb. 6. Just [...]