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Missing woman found dead in canal

Missing woman found dead in canal

  A Farmersville mother who went missing was found dead last week and will be buried by her husband and three children this Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial for Hermalinda “ ...

1 killed, 2 ejected in high speed collision

1 killed, 2 ejected in high speed collision

  One man was killed and two others were nearly killed near Farmersville last week after an alleged drunk driver slammed into a car at over 100 miles per hour. The accident ha ...

Exeter economy helps turn out better budget

Exeter economy helps turn out better budget

  Things are looking up for the City of Exeter’s finances, employees and constituents. At its June 24 meeting, the Exeter City Council adopted its fiscal year 2014-15 budget, ...

Special vote narrowly beats budget deadline

Special vote narrowly beats budget deadline

  The City of Lindsay narrowly passed its budget last week with a 3-2 vote just hours before the new fiscal year was set to begin. While the budget balances revenues and expen ...

Capital projects more than triple budget

Capital projects more than triple budget

  For the first time since the housing crash of 2008, the City of Farmersville passed a budget that was larger than the year before and was approved prior to the beginning of ...

Woman’s body found at home in Strathmore

Woman’s body found at home in Strathmore

  Sun-Gazette A woman was found dead in a Strathmore home last week. The woman, who has only been identified as a white female adult, was found dead at 2:05 p.m. on July 5 at ...

Climate change affects the Parks

Climate change affects the Parks

  A new report authored by the National Park Service confirms that climate change is happening in America’s national parks, and in some cases in rapid and concerning ways.  Th ...

EDA renews Lifestar contract

EDA renews Lifestar contract

  A Tulare-based ambulance company will continue to run Exeter District Ambulance for at least another year. At its June 26 meeting, the Exeter District Ambulance (EDA) Board ...

Service with a Smile

Service with a Smile

Editor’s Note: This is part 5 of an ongoing series looking at local service clubs and what they mean to the foothills area.   Exeter Dorksmen Inc. will be rolling out the red ...

Gas leak shuts down Farmersville Blvd.

Gas leak shuts down Farmersville Blvd.

  A ruptured gas line shut down traffic across Farmersville last week. The gas line was hit at about 9:45 a.m. on July 1 by a backhoe during construction of the new O’Reilly A ...

Filing opens July 14 for Nov. election

Filing opens July 14 for Nov. election

  This time next month, local elected officials will know if they will be running unopposed in the November election or if they will face a new challenger for their seat. On M ...

Down the Sideline

Lindsay Youth Football now taking sign ups Lindsay Youth Football will be accepting signups for the 2014 youth football season at the Lindsay high school football field from 6:15 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.. We will be accepting signups for our Bantam division 5-7 years old, Peewee division 8-10 years old, Junior Falcons 11-12 years old, [...]

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Lindsay reverses decision on parallel parking

  It isn’t often that everyone agrees on something in Lindsay. But at the June 30 meeting of the Lindsay City Council, business owners, church congregation members, community activists and concerned citizens were united in one respect – parallel parking is bad. In a meeting that was held specifically to pass a budget before the [...]

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A Proper Tune Up

  An internationally acclaimed Exeter flutist has added another honor to her list of performance accolades. Tracy Harris, a Yamaha performing artist and clinician based in Exeter, has won several bids to perform, present and conduct at the prestigious National Flute Association (NFA) Convention Aug. 7-10 in Chicago. Harris and the Wyndfall Flute Orchestra will [...]

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Local agencies work together to bring joy to Tonyville families

Lindsay PACE (Parent Agency Collaborative Effort), in collaboration with Healthy Start Family Resource Center, United Way, and 1st Five of Tulare County brought smiles, laughter, and fun activities to families in the neighborhood of Tonyville on the evening of June 26. Flyers had been printed, banners hung, and door to door personal invitations had been [...]

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Connie Gomez

Funeral services were held on July 7 at the First Baptist Church in Lindsay for Connie Gomez. Interment was at the Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery in Lindsay. Connie Gomez went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 27 at the age of 88. She was born to J.D. and Dolores Valdez in Lindsay. She attended Lindsay [...]

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County to update 411 on 211 organizations

  At the June 23 meeting of the Tulare County OES Interagency Drought Taskforce, everyone was encouraged to update their 211 service listings who provide any type of public services, whether it be related to the drought, or any safety net programs to make sure and register their agency resources with Tulare County 211. Their [...]

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