“I wonder what kind of presents will be under the tree this Christmas!” As a little boy, this was a question that energized me during this season as the big day approached. There were many things I enjoyed about Christmas, including the story of the Baby whose birthday was to be remembered on that day, but I have to admit the thing that excited me most about the holiday when I was a child was the prospect of receiving presents.
These poems were written by local teens who won our October Teen Talk poetry contest. Many of this month’s poems tie into Halloween in some way at least with some sort of a dark edge. The contest is open to anyone age 14-19.
I had a funny dream last night in which the pastor of Redeemer's Church in Reedley and I were making a movie together. It featured some guy with a backpack that had mushrooms and a hamburger in it. Were this dream to be analyzed by a psychologist, I have no idea what he would learn about me.
Missed opportunities were the underlying story as the Reedley College Tigers opened the 2010 football season with a 23-20 loss to the Foothill College Owls Saturday night in Los Altos Hills. The Tigers had three possessions that started in Owl territory in the First half and scored no points in any of the three. Tiger place kicker Curtis O’Neill, an all-conference selection last season had a miserable night,
When I was a kid, I remember watching a cartoon called Yogi’s Ark Lark. In this series, Yogi Bear traveled around in an ark with a group of other cartoon characters looking for “the perfect place.” The theme song talked about how they were on their way to a perfect place where the skies were blue, the fields were green, the water sparkled and the air was clean.
The Reedley College Football team begins the 2010 season on Saturday, September 11. After taking over for Michael White last season, second year Head Coach Randy Whited will try to maintain the momentum of a 2009 season that saw the Tigers come within an eyelash of playing for the State Championship.
This has been a fun summer for dog lovers in the area. There have been plenty of dog events and activities to participate in.
These six poems were written by local teens and kick off our monthly Teen Talk poetry contest, open to anyone age 14-19 in the Kings River area.
Since I began writing this Going Green column a few months ago, I’ve focused on the need for recycling in our communities. This month I would like to take a different approach and present some ideas from a more ‘green’ perspective. Our Recycling Coordinators at Sunset Waste compiled a list of A to Z green tips which I am sharing with you.
I went to church in an airplane one day. I was traveling on Faucett Airways, an airline that thereafter went out of business — probably due to too many accidents to be a coincidence.