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Month: June 2015

School district to appoint trustee

Corcoran Unified School District is looking for a new trustee to fill a vacancy in Area 3. The vacancy was created by the recent resignation of Mary Gonzales-Gomez, who left the board to accept an appointment to the Kings County Board of Education.

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Geneva Haley

Geneva Haley was born April 26, 1926 in Oklahoma to Arthur E. Thatcher and Florence Cato Thatcher. She passed away in Chowchilla Saturday, June 20, 2015.

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Lola May Wells, 86

Graveside services will be held today (Thursday) at 11 a.m. at Tulare District Cemetery for Lola May Wells, 86, who died June 17 in Tulare.

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Estrada, Cramer to head to Florida

Estrada, Cramer to head to Florida


Vinnie Estrada of Corcoran and Nick Cramer of Lemoore are two 13-year-olds looking for sponsors for their Visalia Oaks Baseball Club. The Oaks have recently qualified for the 13u Major Division Wilson DeMarini Elite World Series which will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney in Kissimmee, Florida July 24-August 2. To qualify for the tournament, the team won two USSSA 13u Major tournaments in Los Angeles taking down some of the top teams in California.

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Adult school commencement

Kings Lake Education Center held their adult school commencement ceremony last Tuesday at the Technology Learning Center.


There were 18 graduates who participated in the ceremony. Brooke Blowers gave the flag salute while Tryze Liggins gave the commencement speech. Adult School teacher Takeera Mack had her aunt Karen Edwards sing the National Anthem.


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Salas carves out Valley money

On Monday, Assemblyman Rudy Salas and the state legislature passed the 2015-16 state budget, which provides approximately $117 billion in general fund spending.

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Letter to the Editor

Editor, The Corcoran Journal:


This is an open letter to the community of Corcoran.


This is not a good-bye, but a sincere thank you. First of all, I want to give thanks to God for allowing me to be a pharmacist, bringing me to Corcoran and giving me the opportunity to serve all the great people of Corcoran.


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