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Lerma retires from local bank

After 30 years working at the local bank Rosemary Luna Lerma has retired. Lerma’s last day was June 30 and she says that although she was ready to retire she will miss seeing her customers.Rosemary started working at the bank in September of 1991. She began as bank...

Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar

Darcy Pearce Walters Darcy (Pearce) Walters, 32, of Corcoran is a past Col. J.G. Boswell Scholarship winner. Walters won the scholarship, which provides four years tuition to any university in the United States, in 2008.At Corcoran High Darcy was the Valedictorian,...

Trujillo retires from Cost Less

Danny Trujillo has been lighting up the aisles with a smile at the local grocery store for the last 48 years. He greets everyone with a friendly laugh and after nearly five decades that will soon end.Danny has decided to retire; his last day at the store was Friday,...

To be rescheduled. Farmers’ and Artisan…

To be rescheduled. Farmers' and Artisans' Market is being canceled this Friday, July 15, 2022 because of heat. Watch for reschedule dates.Farmers' and Artisans' Market is being canceled this Friday, July 15, 2022 because of heat. Watch for reschedule dates. Source:...

Over the Fourth of July Weekend our offi…

Over the Fourth of July Weekend our officer were working hard to enforce compliance with the Cities firework ordinance as well as handle the communities calls for service and to protect our citizens. Total calls for service = 378 Total firework calls for service = 40...

Corcoran PD to crack down on illegal fireworks

The Corcoran Police Department will be enforcing laws regarding time, place and type of fireworks being set off this 4th of July holiday.The local police department says that the discharging of legal fireworks can only be done from Friday, July 1 at 9 a.m. through...

Man dies in mobile home fire

A local man died in a fire at his mobile home Monday, June 20 at approximately 5:33 a.m. Corcoran Police Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Whitley Avenue regarding a structure fire. Upon arrival officers located a single-family residence that was fully...

COVID-19 Vaccines and testing will be a…

COVID-19 Vaccines and testing will be available in Corcoran on June 30th. Walk-ins are welcomed! Visit www.UFWFOUNDATION.ORG/EVENTS for more information. #KCDPH #HANFORD #AVENAL #LEMOORE #CORCORAN #KINGSCOUNTY #PUBLICHEALTH #HEALTH Source: Corcoran Journal Facebook...

Corcoran man arrested for assault

Kenzie Cougar Aguilar, 38, of Corcoran was arrested last week after the Corcoran Police Department was alerted to an assault.Last Friday, May 27, 2022, at approximately 6:48 p.m., Corcoran Police Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Dairy Avenue regarding an...

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Homes hit by gunfire

Homes hit by gunfire

Corcoran Police officers are searching for more information on a shooting which occurred Sunday, March 21 at approximately 5:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of King Avenue.

Local man arrested for murder

Local man arrested for murder

An argument led to the murder of a much loved local transient woman. On St. Patrick’s Day in the 1000 block of Norboe Corcoran Police Officers were called to a residence at 5:32 p.m. for a female fall victim.

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CHS Class Athletes of the Year

CHS Class Athletes of the Year

Corcoran High Class Athletes of the Year were honored during last week’s Athlete of the Year banquet which was held in the Technology Learning Center at CHS. A female and male athlete of the year are chosen in each class. The following are the winners

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Aftershock set for May 15

Aftershock set for May 15

After having to cancel the event last year due to COVID-19, the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce is looking to hold their Aftershock Car Show, Saturday, May 15.

Nominations sought

The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce is in search of Corcoran’s finest for 2018. The chamber is looking for nominees for Man, Woman, Jr. Citizen and Organization of the Year.

Pizza Factory celebrates 30 years

Pizza Factory celebrates 30 years

Corcoran Pizza Factory celebrated 30 years in business Monday, May 16. The neighborhood pizza parlor has successfully captured the taste-buds and hearts of those in Corcoran.

Obituaries

David Saenz

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, the Saenz family caped crusader David Saenz flew to heaven to join his mother Mirta where together they will be watching over their family and friends.David will forever be remembered for his generosity, bright smile and...

Cynthia Hunsacker

A memorial with friends and family will be held at a later date for Cynthia Cheryl Hunsucker, (Cindy) 64, who died June 11 in Bakersfield.Cindy is survived by her husband, Harold Hunsucker, of 49 years; three children, Staci Hunsucker, Jeremiah...

Kay McKinzie

Graveside services were held Thursday, July 7 at 9 a.m. at Corcoran Cemetery for Linda Kay McKinzie who died May 26.Kay was born in El Centro. Ca. April 7, 1947 to Jennie Mae Parks and Troy Parks. She was raised in Corcoran and graduated from...

Josephine Magana Travis

Josephine Magana Travis, 80, beloved sister, aunt, mother and grandmother passed away June 10, 2022.Born and raised in Corcoran, Josephine graduated from Corcoran High, College of the Sequoias, and Federico Beauty College. She retired from Sears...

Margaret Jean Hart

Services were held Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at Bledsoe Family People’s Funeral Chapel for Margaret Jean Hart, who died June 11 in Tulare.Margaret was born in Watertown, New York May 16, 1952 to Roy Edward House and Norma Jean Murphy House. She...

Rachel Lemus

Mass services was held Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Rachel Hernandez Luna Lemus, who died June 6 in Visalia.Rachel was born August 5, 1963 in Hanford California to Julian Luna and Mary Hernandez Luna. She...

Benny Vasquez Jr.

Benny Vasquez, Jr. was born October 12, 1973 in Corcoran to Benny Vasquez and Linda Morin.Benny Jr. passed away June 7 in Tulare.He graduated from Corcoran High School and worked as an auto mechanic for 15 years.Benny Jr. is survived by his...

Gudelia Elias

Mass services were held Tuesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Gudelia Elias, 91, who died June 7 in Visalia.Gudelia was born in Mexico City, Mexico on August 31, 1930 to Isidoro Mosqueda and Paulina Raya Mosqueda....

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