Services were held for Raymond Chavarria, who died October 21 in Tulare.
Celebration of Life services will be held Monday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Harvest Community Baptist Church in Corcoran for John L. Verissimo, 65, who died Nov. 24.
Valentin Ayala Zuniga was born May 21, 1942 in Reynosa Tamaulipas, Mexico. He passed away on November 21, 2016 in Visalia, California.
Stanley (Stan) Laurence Parkey
April 19, 1952-Nov. 4, 2016
Stanley (Stan) Laurence Parkey, 64, went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2016.
It is often said that the true character of a team is to see how it reacts when its back is up against the wall confronted by a team that is doing everything in its power to beat it into submission. The defending Central Section Division IV Girls Tennis Champions, Wasco Tigers, had the Panthers in that very position this past Wednesday, but just when Corcoran looked ready to taste defeat for the first time this year, the Panthers clawed their way back and eventually pulled away in doubles to claim the 2016 Division IV Valley Title by the score of 6 – 3.
Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 14 for longtime civic activist Gladys P. Elliott, who died Sunday, Nov. 6. She was 99.
CNN has featured a report on a medical aid invented by a local pharmacist.
Pill Glide—a spray that makes it easier to swallow pills—was brought to the market by Corcoran’s Jerry Robertson. It is now being marketed by FlavorX, which provided the spray for a trial that was reported on in the journal Pediatrics.
Micaela Castro died on September 27, 2016, one week from her 93rd birthday. She was a life-long Corcoran resident except for the first and last few years of her life and could never bear to be away from her beloved town for too long.
Mass services were held Wednesday, Nov. 9 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Luis Benny Villareal, 54, who died Nov. 2 in Hanford following a brief illness.
By: Lieutenant Colonel Rudy W. Cardona
Senior Aerospace Science Instructor
In only a few days our nation’s flag will flutter on porches across the country honoring our veterans. Small towns with its residents who can trace its military service back for several generations will commence festivities for its local heroes.
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