2013 Grand Marshal: Leona Urmy

Leona Urmy laughs as she gives her thoughts on rodeo and if it is different after all these years. “ Always liked Rodeos” she states, “Nothing changes. A roper is a roper and a cowboy is a [...]

14th annual iris festival

The purple iris was declared the official flower of Porterville in January 1963. Couple that with our community being home to the world’s largest distributor of reblooming iris – Sutton’s [...]

Exeter events bite cancer back

Not everyone has heard of Relay For Life, the largest fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society. But everyone eats lunch, at least once a week. In order to fight cancer Exeter’s Relay For Life [...]

Three book signings in Exeter this month

Literature is alive and well in Exeter as another author will hold a book signing here. Robert Blanc, a resident of Vail, Ariz, will be available to sign copies of his book, The Lawless Ones, [...]

Exeter paints the town purple

Purple ribbons, posters and fliers popped up all over downtown Exeter last Wednesday. They were put their by organizers of the Relay For Life in Exeter. Known as the Paint the Town Purple, it [...]

An affair to remember

Jazz Affair will reach an historic milestone in Three Rivers this weekend. On Friday, the annual jazz festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary, a mark which makes it the oldest traditional [...]