F’ville Council suspends growth

By Reggie Ellis One of the fastest growing cities in the county, Farmersville has decided to put the brakes on growth. At its Dec. 12 meeting, the Farmersville City Council voted 3-1 to suspend [...]

Emmet Gill DeCarteret

Emmet Gill DeCarteret, 41, of Exeter, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005. He was born in Los Angeles and grew up attending schools in Exeter. He graduated from Exeter Union High School and attended [...]

Alice Nell Wilson

Born on Nov. 27, 1919 to Letha Opeal and Gordon H. Garland in Ontario, Calif., Alice Nell Wilson passed away Dec. 16, 2005 at the age of 86. She was raised and educated in Woodlake. Alice devoted [...]

Nellie M. Tucker

Nellie M. Tucker of Exeter passed away on Dec. 12, 2005 in Porterville. She was born on Feb. 15, 1925 in Fairfax, Okla. She was 80 years old. Graveside service was held at Exeter District [...]

James E. Bell

James E. Bell of Exeter passed away on Dec. 9 2005 in Visalia. He was born on Dec. 2, 1934 in Sanger, Calif. He was 71 years old. No public services will be held. Arrangements were under the [...]

Funding is slim for pot eradication

By C.J. Barbre In late August Sheriff-Coroner Bill Wittman asked the Board of Supervisors to approve the concept to form a Tulare County Marijuana Investigation Task force (TCMITF) made up of [...]

Christmas Tree-dition

By Reggie Ellis From the moment they stepped off the bus, students at Whitendale Park State Preschool in Visalia could hardly contain themselves. Their knees bounced uncontrollably as Beth [...]

Help Feed the Need

By Reggie Ellis Food pantries around Tulare County are preparing to package and deliver entire meals to feed needy families for Christmas. This year food pantries in Exeter, Farmersville, Lindsay [...]