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Strawberry - Cake and Ice Cream Feed Scheduled for
OLD STATION - The Old Station Volunteer Fire
Department will host its annual Strawberry, Cake & Ice Cream Feed
fund raiser on Saturday, July 6, from 11:00 am to 4:00 p.m. at the
Old Station Fire Hall. The cost is $7.00.
Antique Tractor and Engine Show Planned for
There will be and Antique Tractor and Engine show
at the Fort Crook Museum on Saturday June 22 in Fall River Mills
from 10-4, Everyone is welcome and bring your tractors to enjoy the
fun. Trophies will be given for Most original, Best of Show and Best
Restoration. Come and enjoy the fun and tour the 11 buildings at the
museum. Free Admission call 530- 36-7369 or 530-336-6630 for
information. Lunch will be available.
Open House & BBQ
to Benefit Fair and Heritage Foundation is Saturday
FALL RIVER MILLS - The Fall River Outfitters is
hosting an open house to benefit the Inter Mountain Fair and the
Inter-Mountain Heritage Foundation this Saturday at the store across
from the Airport on Highway 299.
They are also offering raffle tickets for a Henry
Golden Boy Scout Centennial Rifle. Tickets are $1.00 or 6 for $5.00,
That drawing will be held on September 2.
Fall River Hotel will be sponsoring a BBQ --
Polish dogs and a drink will be provided for $5.00 each.
All proceeds will go to benefit the Cowgirl
Jubilee which will he held June 27-30 at the fairgrounds.
The Inter-Mountain Heritage Foundation is
dedicated to keep the fair in operation.
They are also offering raffle tickets for a
beautiful vintage trailer. Tickets are available for $50 each.
BBQ in Bieber Park Set for Saturday
BIEBER – The Big Valley Lions Club is celebrating
50 years of service to the community with a BBQ, Saturday, June 22
at noon in the Bieber Park.
There will be burgers or hot dogs served with all
the trimmings and chips for $5. Sodas are $1. Special 50 Year mugs
will be available for $5 including coffee. The Lions will also
dedicate the bench in honor of Carl Parks that day.
Congressman Doug LaMalfa to be Available Tuesday,
McARTHUR- Congressman Doug LaMalfa will have
office hours at the Ol’ Merc on Highway 299 in McArthur, 3 p.m. to 6
p.m. Tuesday, June 25.
“Mobile office hours in the district help
my staff and I be more accessible in such a large Congressional
district,” La- Malfa says. “I encourage residents to stop by to
express their concerns, meet with my staff, and take the opportunity
for one-on-one casework assistance for those experiencing
difficulties with a federal agency.”
The Finest Food creations in Big Valley Showcased
in Bieber Park July 7
BIEBER - Big Valley’s best chefs will be
producing their best beef creations for you to sample at this first
annual event showcasing the finest food in Big Valley. The date is
Sunday, July 7 starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Bieber Park.
Join your friends and enjoy samples of the finest
meat entrees prepared by the finest Big Valley Chefs. Enjoy craft
displays and music as part of this years event.
Fine wine and beer are part of the evening. Iced
Tea and Lemonade will be served.
Tickets are $20.00 for unlimited sampling of
beef. Your first drink is included along with plenty of Cole Slaw
prepared by the Oney Frosty and deserts will be served if you have
room. Kids under twelve are in for $10.00 and under five are in for
free. For questions or tickets call 299-9906 or 299-3560.
Meal Program Available for Youth in Big Valley
BIEBER – Free meals for all children 18 and under
are being served from June 17 through August 16 at the Bieber
library and from June 17 through August 13 at Big Valley Elementary
Meals, offered by the Butte County Office of
Education Migrant Education – Summer Food Program, will be provided
to all children without charge and without discrimination.
Jessica Neugebauer Graduates from Chico State
Jessica Neugebauer (pictured above with her brothers Jonathan and
Jace) graduated from Chico State University with a Major in
Agricultural Business during this Memorial Day Weekend.
her job as a Supervisor of Entries at the California State Fair in
Neugebauer graduated with an A.A. at Modesto Junior College, and
will begin his major in Viticulture at Fresno State University this
Around Town This Week
River High’s Kayla Shannon at Girl’s State in Claremont this week
Fall River High School Student, Kayla Shannon
will be in southern California this week for Girls State. Shannon
was selected by the Fall River American Legion Auxiliary to
represent their unit.
Nominated students presented a speech before
the members and Shannon was selected to attend the annual event.
Girls State takes place at Claremont- McKenna College June 17 –
22. The event is a lesson in history and the legislative process
in which participants experience hands-on the way the government
process works through a “mock” state.
Shannon want to thank the auxiliary for their
nomination and all of the work they have put in to get her to
the conference at the other end of the state.
Burney Library Open House Saturday
Come to the Burney Library for an Open House on
Saturday, June 22 from 9 to 2.
Members of the Library’s support group,
Friends of the Intermountain Libraries (FOIL) and library staff
will be on hand to demonstrate all the features and programs
available from your library system.
Of course, your library has what libraries have
always been known for: books! The library has best sellers,
fiction and non-fiction for all ages. But new technology brings
new ways of accessing and enjoying them, and your library has
ebooks that you can download to your personal devices at no
charge. A large selection of DVDs and audio books is on the
shelves. Burney Library also subscribes to 23 different magazines,
from Consumer Reports to Smithsonian, and they’re all available
There are loads of online resources available.
Remember that magazine article from 10 years ago that you
always meant to save? You can find it online from the library.
Researching a school or professional report? There are full-text
journal, reference, magazine and trade paper articles available.
Did you want to read stories from newspapers without having to pay
for them? The library has a resource for that. Need to see a
diagram of the electrical system of your car? The Chilton Repair
Library is online at the library’s website with no charge to you.
All of these resources and many more are available 24/7 on the
Shasta Public Library’s website. Also, in the library you can
access ancestry.com to do that research on your family tree.
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Reel Changes Features Fall River Brewing Company
Beers at the Buckhorn
McARTHUR - The Buckhorn Saloon will present “An
afternoon of beer” from 2 to5 p.m. Saturday to benefit “Reel
The afternoon will featuring Fall River Brewing
Company Beers. Help keep the Burney and Fall River Theatres alive.
The event is for adults only, $20 per person
and includes four tastes of Fall River Brewing Company beers.
There will also be door prizes. Call Tri
Counties Bank in Burney or the Buckhorn Saloon in McArthur for
Donna Sylvester, owner of the theatres has been
notified by the major producers of movies that time is running out
and that future movies will only be available in digital form in
the near future.
The digital systems are too expensive for small
theatre owners like Sylvester to purchase on their own.
Evalee Nelson of Reel Changes says the recent
fund raisers have been very successful and they have raised
roughly a third of the money needed to convert.
Caltrans Announces $1 Billion for Roadwork
REDDING – Continuing the drive to rebuild the
state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC)
announced last week allocated $1 billion in funding for 153
transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy
by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief
for motorists statewide.
“We’re building transportation improvements
that will benefit the state for decades to come and boost job
growth in every region of California,” said Caltrans Director
The allocations include nearly $541 million
from Proposition 1B, a 2006 voter-approved transportation bond. In
total, more than $15.5 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been
put to work statewide.
Highlights of the funding allocations include:
S h a s t a / S i s k i you Counties: $8 million to rehabilitate
bridge decks, replace joint seals, and repair unsound concrete
The funding will also be used to clean and
paint steel components at 22 locations in order to maintain
structural integrity and extend serviceability and useful life of
the structures. Some of the bridges in Shasta County include: the
Market St. Bridge, the Deschutes Road Bridge, the Anderson Creek
Bridge and the Churn Creek Bridge.
Library Announces Program
BURNEY – The Burney Library’s Summer Reading
Program will start Monday, June 17 and will be on the library’s
lawn each Monday morning at 11 a.m. for six weeks.
The program includes storytelling and crafts
with fun and prizes.
Flag Retirement Ceremony Planned
BURNEY - The Burney Veterans will have their
annual Flag Retirement Ceremony, Friday, July 5, at 9 p.m. behind
the Burney Veterans Hall.
Anyone with tattered, faded, or damaged
American Flags are invited to drop those flags off at the
Veterans Hall prior to that date so they can be properly retired.
Nails a Whopper
Burney’s Barbara Hicks’ great nephew Ruben
Velasquez caught about a 2 lb. trout out of Burney Creek June 15.
Fall River Honor Roll
McARTHUR - Fall River High School has announced
its second semester honor roll.
Tiana Barrios (4.0)
Sheldon Overton (4.0)
Maryann Parker (4.0)
Michael Peters (4.0)
Robert Pineda (4.14)
Diana Rees (4.0)
Josephene Winn (GC
Seth Eades (4.14)
Rebekka Eick (4.0)
Kaleo Gonsales Merck
Ian Johan Gomez (4.0)
Selena Rodriguez (GC)
Colin Vestal (4.43)
Emelia Vigil (4.43)
Celina Alvarez (GC)
Rodrigo Alvarez Villarruel
Amy Brown (GC)
Lisa Lommen (GC)
Maria Munoz (4.0)
Kellie Jo Sims
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The Officers of VFW Post
5689 for 3013-14 Have Been Sworn In
Quartermaster Larry Martin, Adjutant Bob Van deWeerd, Service
Officer Tim Ten Eyck,Commander Dennis Lopez, Sr. Vice Commander
Bob Sales, Jr. Vice Commander Doug Scoville, 2nd year trustee
Steve Sweet, Guard Brad Meyers, 1-Year Trustee Chuck Evans, 3-year
Trustee Norv Shannon.(Not pictured: Chaplain Cuz Lyons and Judge
Advocate Harold Van Cleave).
Limb Downs Power Line
The Burney Fire Department responded to a
report of a downed power line on Ontario Street after a branch hit
the Frontier Communications line. The firefighters kept the street
blocked for safety until a Frontier Communications repair crew
could be called out and respond Saturday.