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May 24, 2016

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Burney Veterans’ Honor Guard Performs Echo Taps Ceremony

The Combined Burney Veteran’s Honor Guard and a small audience showed up at Bailey Cemetery in spite of the steady drizzle to honor all the veterans who served their country in peacetime and in war. Above - The rifle squad fires a 21 gun salute.
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Pit One Crash Ties Up Traffic

Raymond and Hazell Dombrowski, both 77, of Fall River Mills escaped major injury last week when they were being piloted through the Pit One Road project at 15 mph, swerved to the right for an unknown reason, hit a concrete culvert went up the hillside and rolled back onto the edge of the roadway.

Memorial Day Services Planned
The Burney Veteran’s Honor Guard will host its annual Memorial Day Service on Memorial Day, May 30, 11 a.m. at the Mountain View Cemetery.

The ceremony will include the traditional rifle salute and taps.

The ceremony will honor all deceased veterans and service personnel and the public is welcome to attend.

The Willis Hollenbeak Post 369 will conduct Memorial Day Services at Pine Grove Cemetery in McArthur at 10 a.m

They will conduct Memorial Day Services at the Fall River Cemetery at 11 a.m.ery at 11 a.m.
May Students of the Month
(l-r) Burney High School Principle Ray Guerrero with Sr. Student for May Kyler Marks, 8th grade student of the month, Paris Geisler and chairman George Whitfield.

Mountain Valleys Acquires Dr. Van Dyke's Practice
Mountain Valleys Health Centers has purchased Dr. Trish Van Dyke’s Dental Office as of Friday, May 13.

The practice will continue to be open to see patients, and will not be fully operational as a Mountain Valleys dental office until around mid to late summer.

Mountain Valleys Health Centers, Inc., (MVHC) is a not-for-profit community health center organization which has been offering quality health and dental care to rural communities in northeastern California for over 30 years.

Alfalfa Breeze was a Success

The Alfalfa Breeze 5k Walk/Bike/Run was held May 8th in Adin. Thank you EVERYONE who made donations/pledges we were able to collect over $800.00 for the Big Valley Pool. (above) Part of the crowd to be thanked 
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Fall River Library Let the Games Begin
Fall River Valley Library launches its “Let the Games Begin!” summer reading program on June 21st. The library will host a range of free activities for children that encourage and support a love of reading while the children participate in fun and challenging games. Participants also can win prizes for reading books throughout the summer.

There’s also a serious side to summer reading. Research has shown that reading over the summer prevents a loss in reading fluency. Studies also indicate students who read recreationally out-performed those who don’t. Students read more when they can choose materials based on their own interests,”

Registration continues through June 17th, 2016. To learn more about the summer reading program, at the library, call 336-6445.
Shelley Creek Rendevous Scheduled for this Weekend
The Shelly Creek Rendezvous, traditionally held over the Memorial Day Weekend starts Friday, May 27 and ends Monday with the Awards Celebration and a Memorial Day tribute.

The family friendly black powder rendezvous is on the Shelly Creek site off Dee Knoch Road and includes rifle trail, pistol trail, hawk and knife, paper shoot, old Coot shoot, trade gun long gong, fruit shoot and a cannon shoot that takes place at 4 p.m. Sunday.

All money is used to benefit the Fort Crook Museum.

There are 1840 era primitive campsites for the participants.

Prizes will be awarded to the event winners plus the best era dressed man and woman and the most authentic 1840’s campsite.

A Dutch oven breakfast will be available from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at a cost of $9 each. The Dutch oven dinner is served from 5 to 7 p.m. and is $12 per person.

For more information call Ron Shannon at 336- 5046 or Jack Hart at 335- 2737. Preregistration is advised.