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Writing Out Loud: A Valentine’s Story

By Kern Valley Sun / February 13, 2018

By George Stahl It’s Valentine’s Day! When all of the legends, tales of Christian martyrdom, and English and French courtly love, deceit and murder have been sorted out, the underlying meaning of the holiday is, like in so many other aspects of life, the bottom line. It was discovered long ago that a holiday transfers […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Lowering Prescription Costs

By Kern Valley Sun / February 13, 2018

Health Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal I’m really bummed over the continual rise in the cost of prescriptions. Apparently, so is President Trump and the White House as they are making it a priority in the coming year’s budget, with apparently the approval of both sides of the aisle in Congress. Personally, I believe […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: All Hail Zombie!

By Kern Valley Sun / February 13, 2018

The Reel Cinemaniac / Josh Simpkins With the news that Rob Zombie is going back to his filmmaking roots with the long-anticipated sequel to his hit film The Devil’s Rejects, tentatively titled The Devil’s Rejects 2: Three from Hell, I decided to take a look at his freakish filmography. There are seven films in his […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Expectations Great and Small

By Kern Valley Sun / February 13, 2018

By Tracy Renee Lee As I sat in church beside my dear cousin, she leaned over and whispered to me, “You should write about mourning expectations in your article.” After church, she asked me to accompany her to her home. My cousin is a world famous quilter and she graciously quilts lovely gifts for those […]

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Health Insurance Matters: New Medicare Cards

By Kern Valley Sun / February 6, 2018

Health Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal Hey, Kern Valley. You are getting the scoop before the mainstream media on this one. Personal identity theft affects a large and growing number of seniors. People age 65 or older are increasingly the victims of this type of crime. This is why the Centers for Medicare & […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: Another Zombie Movie!

By Kern Valley Sun / February 6, 2018

The Reel Cinemaniac / Josh Simpkins Some filmmakers will be remembered for their giant blockbusters like James Cameron and Michael Bay. Others for their Oscar worthy, thought-provoking contributions to celluloid such as John Ford, Francis Ford Coppola, and Milos Forman. Then there are those who will be remembered for visceral, sanguine, gore-filled nightmares brought to […]

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Healthy Living: Your Driving Assessment

By Kern Valley Sun / February 6, 2018

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Way back during my happy high school years, we students actually got to enjoy a ‘for credit’ course of drivers training, with detailed emphasis on the rules of the road and included how to drive safely on those icy, snow-covered rural Pennsylvania roads in the harsh winters. Our instructor cared […]

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Letters to the Editor (pub. 2/7/18)

By Kern Valley Sun / February 6, 2018

Good Samaritan Tuesday, Jan. 30, I did a very careless thing. I loaded my groceries at Dollar General in Wofford Heights and left my wallet and phone in the seat of the cart. When I got home and looked for my phone, I realized what I had done, and I was so worried. I prayed […]

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