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October President’s Message: Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

By Marsha Smith Don’t miss this month’s general meeting as we honor the Business and Organization of the Year. This year’s honorees are Golden State Surplus (Joe Ciriello, Owner) and Lake Isabella-Bodfish Property Owner’s Association (Carol Rutledge, President.) The date is October 10, 12:00 noon at Paradise Cove Lodge. Lunch is $12 for this event […]

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The Golden Hour, pt. 4 – Sepsis

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

Mark Gordon Chief Nursing Officer There was an article in the Washington Post dated September 8, 2018, regarding sepsis awareness. The title of the article was: “Sepsis can kill before you know it, so it’s wise to know the symptoms.” Infection can set off a chain reaction that quickly causes death. The human immune system […]

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KERN VALLEY FFA KERN COUNTY FAIR 2018 RESULTS

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

Livestock Department Market: Sheep Hayley Weeden: 2nd in AOB, 4th in AOB Breed Champion Drive Aryan Meyers: 3rd in Speckle Face Mackenzie Newbern: 3rd in Natural Madison Mariano: 4th in Crossbred Madie Kuhar: 6th in Crossbred Tabby Freeman: 6th in Crossbred Market: Swine Tyler Strange: 3rd Crossbred, 6th Hampshire, 2nd Kern Bred & Fed Jeremy […]

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Kern receives $3.8M for homeless solutions

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

Press Release United Way The State of California is providing $2,603,226.14 in one-time funding under the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and $1,196,992 in California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program funding to the Kern County Homeless Collaborative (KCHC) to address homelessness in Kern County. These funds will be available as early as November of […]

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Charles E. Stallings

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

Charles E. Stallings passed away on September 5, 2018, at his home in Squirrel Valley, Calif. He was born on April 15, 1934, in Long Beach, Calif., to Stanley and Leona Stallings. He grew up in San Pedro, Calif., and lived in many locations, later moving to Sun City, Calif. He proudly served in the […]

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John “Jack” McMurry III

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

John “Jack” McMurry went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 26, surrounded by family. Jack, as he was known to his friends, was born and raised in Texas. An alumnus of Texas University, where he graduated with an MBA, Jack played center for the famed Longhorns in two Cotton Bowls. Jack spent 2 years […]

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Patricia (Crow) Bichard

By Kern Valley Sun / October 2, 2018

Patricia (Crow) Bichard, age 87, formerly of Lake Isabella, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Castle Ridge in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She is survived by her daughters: Juanita Bichard and Cynthia Keives; son-in-law Richard Keives, and grandchildren Wayne and Chaunte of California and Andrew and Jeremy Keives of Minnesota. She was preceded in […]

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Kern County Sheriff’s Report: 09/08/18 – 09/21/18

By Kern Valley Sun / September 26, 2018

On 09/08/18, deputies arrested Byron Smith, age 28, in the 2700 block of Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella, for disorderly conduct: public intoxication. On 09/08/18, deputies arrested Jennevie Sanchez, age 51, in the 12000 block of Hwy 178, Lake Isabella, for assault with a deadly weapon: not a firearm and inflict corporal injury on spouse […]

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Seeking help for the homeless

By Kern Valley Sun / September 26, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Finding a way to reduce or eliminate the homeless population in the Kern River Valley (KRV) is a complex undertaking. A solution to the problem is critical for the homeless whose lives are in danger the longer they are without shelter, and it is a priority for KRV […]

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Homicide in Weldon

By Kern Valley Sun / September 26, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun At approximately 2:34 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence for a domestic quarrel where shots had been fired in the 5300 block of Isabel Drive in Weldon. When deputies arrived, they found 33-year-old Truman Edward Fulfer in front of the […]

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