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Home at last

By Debbie Teofilo / October 17, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun   In answer to a local woman’s prayers, her brother’s remains were identified and returned last month to his family after 67 years of waiting while he remained unaccounted for on the POW/MIA list of Korean War veterans. His relatives are relieved and grateful to finally have some […]

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Pregnancy Resource Banquet

By Debbie Teofilo / October 17, 2017

Jesse Martinez and Antonia Stanley dance to the music at the “Black & White Affair” 9th annual fundraising dinner for the Pregnancy Resource Center on October 14 at the Faith Community Church in Wofford Heights. Over 150 attendees enjoyed a delicious steak dinner catered by Jim Wyly and served by youth from SAL and Mt. […]

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KUSD discusses foundation, low scores

By Debbie Teofilo / October 17, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The Kernville Union School District (KUSD) held their monthly meeting last Tuesday, Oct. 10, to discuss ongoing issues and programs for the school year. Present at the meeting were Board President Greg Davis, Board Members Allison Bogart, Lucian Whitman and George Stahl. Board Member Wendy Russ was absent. […]

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New bus unveiled at Fall Health Fair

By Debbie Teofilo / October 10, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun It was a beautiful day to be outside at the Fall Health Fair, which was held October 5 on the lawn at the Kern Valley Hospital. Presented by the Kern Valley Hospital Foundation (KVHF), the event was also sponsored by AltaOne Federal Credit Union, Liberty Ambulance, and Kern […]

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Cattlewomen add life to ranching

By Debbie Teofilo / October 3, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo  Special to the Sun The business of raising beef is not just a collection of jobs, but an entire way of life for the individual families who own nearly all the cattle ranches in the United States. Operation of ranches by working families rather than by large public corporations has resulted in […]

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VFW Auxiliary Honors POW/MIAs

By Debbie Teofilo / September 19, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun For National POW/MIA Recognition Day on September 15, the Auxiliary of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7665 in Lake Isabella hosted an awareness dinner to honor and remember those American war veterans who remain unaccounted-for as prisoners of war or missing in action (POW/MIA). VFW […]

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KVHD talks taxes

By Debbie Teofilo / September 12, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun This past month has been quite eventful for the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) as reported at its Board of Directors meeting on September 6. A ruling by the California Supreme Court may make the new hospital parcel tax measure much easier to pass in 2018, a communications […]

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Medical Yoga changes lives in KRV

By Debbie Teofilo / September 12, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun People often think of yoga as a strenuous stretching exercise for younger people who twist their bodies into pretzel shapes during class sessions. Instead of a workout, a new medical version of yoga is customized to each individual’s abilities and is focused on its healthcare benefits. It has […]

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