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Michael James Rolls

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

  Michael “Mike” Rolls of Lake Isabella, Calif., died in his home surrounded by family on March 21, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 77 years old. Mike is survived by his dear wife, Nell; his daughter, Mindy; his son Tad and wife Sabrina; his five grandchildren: Brittany and her husband Jonathan, […]

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Gerald “Jerry” L. Hyneman

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Gerald “Jerry” L. Hyneman, of Weldon, passed away March 26, 2018, at the age of 87. Jerry was born in Evansville, Ind., to Leland and Laura Hyneman and graduated early from Reitz High School. He served in the Air Force from 1949-1955 as an outstanding jet-aircraft mechanic, rising to Staff Sgt. He worked for Douglas […]

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Joseph Thomas Borsari

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Some men were born to sit in commuter traffic. Tom was destined to ride horseback, fish clear mountain lakes and work in Kern River Valley surrounded by beautiful mountains and among wonderful people. At 5 p.m. on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, J. Thomas Borsari (Tom) made his transition to the Spirit world at age […]

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Mary Ellen Cullen

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mary Ellen Cullen went to her eternal rest on March 20, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif. The family cannot begin to express our deep sorrow at her passing. Please join us for a Memorial Service at Tank Park on Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. Robert Eugene […]

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Advocacy for homelessness

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

By Tiffany Shepherd, MSW University of Southern California California is the home to beautiful oceans, deserts, forests, mountains and weather. There are attractions such as Disneyland, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Hollywood entertainment industry that keeps people coming to see and experience what the state has to offer on a daily basis. However, what […]

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USFS offers free firewood permits

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Press Release USFS The Sequoia National Forest, which includes the Giant Sequoia National Monument, is issuing Free “Personal Use” Firewood Permits, valid April 1 through November 30, 2018. According to Forest Officials, the free permit may only be used on dead firewood material (without green leaves or needles) within the Sequoia National Forest. Forest Service […]

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KRV Little League Opening Day

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Come out and support the KRVLL Opening Day at Mt. Mesa Park on Saturday, April 7! Players need to be at the field by 9 a.m. Events will kick-off at 9:30 a.m. with a color guard salute followed by a parade of teams. All players will receive a FREE hot dog lunch combo. Everyone will […]

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Lavers wins Cattleman of the Year

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Press Release Kern Co. Cattlemen Jack Lavers is a sixth generation cattle rancher from Glennville, California. The Lavers family has been raising cattle on the same property in the Glennville area since 1858. Jack comes from a long line of ranchers, a family that has always been passionate and dedicated to enhancing agriculture in the […]

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Second round of property taxes due

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2018

Press Release Kern Co. Treasurer Kern County Treasurer and Tax Collector, Jordan Kaufman reminds the public that the second installment of your Kern County property tax is delinquent if not paid by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. In order to avoid a 10% late penalty and a $10.00 delinquency fee, property tax payments must […]

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