Christmas Giving Tree is at Plumas Bank
FALL RIVER MILLS — The Christmas Giving Tree has
arrived at Plumas Bank in downtown Fall River Mills.
This Christmas Tree has been an annual tradition for
a number of years, giving folks the opportunity to
make sure there is a present under the tree for a
youngster whose family is experiencing financial and
emotional hardships, something that might otherwise
Giving is easy and fun. Each ornament has an age on
it from oneyear old to 15.
The giver picks an ornament, buys and wraps a
present, returning it to the bank by December 17.
Family Stuck in Woods, Gets Out Okay
OLD STATION — A
reported being stuck in
the snow in a remote
area near the North
Battle Creek Reservoir
in Old Station. Scott
Frank, 39, had advised
he was approximately
five miles in from State
Highway 44 on a dirt
road, accompanied by his
wife and two children.
After the initial 911
call, several attempts
were made to contact
Frank by telephone and
text message with
negative results. not
being able to
with Frank, deputies
from the Sheriff’s
Office, and volunteer
members of the Sheriff’s
Search and Rescue Team,
responded to the area to
initiate a search for
When deputies arrived in
the area, citizens
advised Frank and his
family were being
transported out of the
location by another
Frank had been located
by a member of the
Search and Rescue
Snowmobile Team, who
happened to be in the
area, and was unaware of
the call for assistance.
Frank and his family
were transported by
citizens to the
Snowmobile Park off of
State Highway 44.
The family was prepared
with enough food and
proper clothing for the
elements. They were
found to be in good
health and were picked
up by friends.
Burney Patrol Sergeant
Quentin Johnston says
the Sheriff’s Office
would like to remind
citizens to use caution
when travelling back-
especially with the
recent storms which have
amounts of snow in the
Always carry extra food,
supplies, and an
emergency kit when
visiting these types of
Help Me Help “Locks of Love” December 5
My name is Anthony Semer. I’m a senior at Burney
My senior project is to collect hair and monetary
donations at Cascade Beauty Spa on December 5 from
10 am to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go to Locks of
Locks of Love is a non-profit org. that provides
hair pieces to children going through chemotherapy.
If donating hair, please come with clean dry hair,10
inches or longer,no bleached or unnatural colors.
Thank you for your time and I hope to see you there!
Help Fall River Library Today (Tuesday)
FALL RIVER MILLS — The Fall River Valley Library is
participating in the Shasta Regional Community
Foundation’s North State Giving Tuesday (today).
The event provides a $75,000 grant from the KInodel
Family Endowment Fund with a percentage of funds to
the Fall River Library, the only participating
organization in Eastern Shasta County.
Every bit of the $75,000 will be awarded. But local
donations enhance the amount awarded. The amount
will be determined by the number of participants and
the amount of donations to the library.
Tax deductible donations can be made through the
secure website www.northstategives. org using a
masterCard, Visa, American Express or debit card
today (Tuesday, December 1).
As a thank you for your participation, the library
will add your logo to the Library webpage as a proud