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Writing Out Loud: SMILE, IT’S ONLY THE TOOTH FAIRY

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Writing Out Loud / George Stahl It is not disputed that on every day, 365 of them, something is celebrated or honored. Today, a familiar winged creature which has been a staple of life throughout the world as far back as the beginning of time is the focus. Today, August 22, is the day we […]

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Another year begins!

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Photos by Christina Denys, Ashley Loza and Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun Top, Samantha Davidson gets ready for her first day of school at Kernville Elementary with her little brother, Nolan. Second from top, Wallace Elementary Kindergarten teacher Kaci Keeney greets her new class. Third from top, students fill the halls at Kern Valley […]

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Vicki Lynn Dicksen

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Vicki Lynn Dicksen Dec. 27, 1956 – July 24, 2018Vicki was born in Cincinatti, OH, two days after Christmas, to Montgomery and Katherine Sims. Vicki was the oldest of three daughters. The family moved to Compton, Calif., in 1962. Vicki graduated from Rancho Alamitos High School in 1975 and resided in San Diego soon after. She […]

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Eleanor Jane Cantrell

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Eleanor Jane CantrellJan. 17, 1943 – Aug. 8, 2018Eleanor Jane Cantrell passed away on August 8 at the age of 75 surrounded by family in a room filled with love. She was a beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many.Jane was born January 17, 1943, in Fort Sill, Okla., to Curtis and […]

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Raymond John Schaner

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Raymond John SchanerJuly 5, 1935 – Aug. 11, 2018Raymond John Schaner passed away August 11 at Kern Medical Center at the age of 83. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Schaner; step-son David Williams; grandson Jason Nelson; granddaughter Denise Hicks; brother Clayton Schaner; sisters Genevieve Pfleger, Marlene Neill, Beverly Smith, and Judy Attebury, and […]

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Jim Beath

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

Jim BeathNov. 20, 1939 – Aug. 9, 2018Jim Beath passed away August 9, 2018, in his sleep, at the age of 78 in Mountain Mesa, Calif. Jim was born on November 20, 1939, in Tulare, Calif., to Virgil and Bertha Lehman Beath. After graduating from Tulare Union High School in 1958, Jim served in the […]

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KV ready to get busy on the court

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The Kern Valley varsity volleyball squad is ‘set’ to ‘dig’ into the season. Second year head coach Sabine Mixon brings plenty of coaching experience back to the Lady Broncs. She has a total of 12 years spread out between middle school volleyball and the high school levels. She will solo […]

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Publishing big dreams in a small town

By Kern Valley Sun / August 21, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley not only has two new authors, but a publisher as well. Kate MacDonald, widely known in the KRV as the co-founder of FYDO the Fix Your Dog Org, just published her first book, Venis, through her own publishing imprint, Mountain Mouth Press. MacDonald describes Venis […]

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