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First sensory screening a success

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Oh boy, it was a busy and exciting day for The Reel Cinema in Wofford Heights, on Saturday, July 1. The Reel Cinema held their inaugural Sensory Screening, and the film shown was Cars 3. Sensory Screening are unique screenings for those living with autism, ADHD, and other […]

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A display of freedom

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun What would the 4th of July be without the annual Fireworks Extravaganza presented by the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce (KRVCC)? It just wouldn’t be the same for most people living in the Kern River Valley. The show has become a staple of the valley and people […]

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Creating future leaders

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun When it comes to education, there is one fundamental question: what role does a school play in the development of their students? Whether you believe that a school’s sole responsibility is to educate or whether you believe they play a much more fundamental role in helping to shape the […]

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Camp Noah teaches children how to cope

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun This past week South Fork Middle School has played host to Camp Noah, a nationally recognized camp that is designed to help elementary school aged students cope with trauma. Camp Noah often goes into areas after a major disaster has happened to help students cope with the traumatic experience […]

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Kernville Chamber celebrates the big 60

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On Monday, June 26, in the idyllic setting of the Rivernook Campground Meadow, the Kernville Chamber of Commerce celebrated 60 years of service to the community with a Midsummer Night’s Gala and Auction. Board Member Charlie Busch provided music for socializing while attendees bid on silent auction items […]

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Singing for the Legion

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun American Legion Post 711 recently honored Tina Koivu by making her an honorary member of the American Legion. Koivu has been singing the National Anthem for the American Legion for at least three years. They typically ask her to sing at events where there is a program and a […]

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One Spade donation

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On a bright Sunny morning on the first Saturday of July, Gene and Marianne Fountain presented a sizable donation of $1,500, proceeds from the Natural Solutions Rattlesnake Aversion Dog Training they hosted in June, to the One Spade Youth Packers (OSYP) organization at the home of OSYP President […]

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Insurance for furry friends

By Kern Valley Sun / July 5, 2017

By George Stahl Special to the Sun With the recent issues concerning health insurance dominating the national news, many people are preoccupied with the prospect of being faced with the possibility of becoming uninsured. Where health insurance for humans certainly is a priority, many pet owners have gone back and forth when it comes to […]

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