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Springfest is postponed

Springfest is postponed

The 9th annual Springfest and Aftershock Car Show which was scheduled for Saturday, May 16 in downtown Corcoran has been postponed due to COVID-19. Currently a new date has yet to be determined.

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Recycling: what belongs in your green and blue carts

Recycling: what belongs in your green and blue carts

Recycling can be confusing and with new laws that have been put in place it can be even more unclear. However, because the average American makes five pounds of trash a day of which 75 percent can be recycled the Tule Trash Company has made an effort to help residents understand what can and can’t be recycled, what is expected and why residents should recycle.

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Cotton Festival Saturday, Oct. 6

Cotton Festival Saturday, Oct. 6

There is still time to participate in the upcoming Corcoran Cotton Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 6. The event will begin with the Cotton Parade and this year’s Cotton Queen and her...

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Senior scam seminar

Senior scam seminar

t’s a sad fact that one in five seniors will be a victim of fraud and criminals who target the elderly are always developing new scams to catch a vulnerable senior. Over the next several weeks Assemblyman Rudy Salas will be hosting multiple free educational Senior Scam Stopper Seminars in partnership with the California Contractors State License Board.

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Road work on Whitley Avenue continues

Road work on Whitley Avenue continues

Those who drove down Whitley Ave. last week most likely noticed the trench in the middle of the road. The four-inch deep trench was four-feet wide and extended from Dairy Ave. east to Wigdal Ave., just short of downtown and about 1,700 feet long.

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Cotton Tour

Cotton Tour

Eleven cotton producers from the Southeast will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of August 13 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2018 Producers Information Exchange (PIE) program.

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FFA holds livestock show to prepare for Fair

FFA holds livestock show to prepare for Fair

CORCORAN HIGH FFA and Corcoran 4-H recently held a farm supporters barbecue and Livestock show. [/caption]

Two weeks ago, the Corcoran High Future Farmers of America (FFA) Livestock show team hosted the very first ‘Farm fair and family BBQ’ at the school farm.

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Father Wyatt Park updated

Father Wyatt Park updated

THE CITY OF CORCORAN held a ribbon cutting at Father Stephen Wyatt Park which is located at 900 Flory Avenue in Corcoran. Major improvements were recently completed at the park and it is ready to be enjoyed by local residents. Some of the improvements done include new playground equipment, upgrades to the bathroom–new doors with electric strike-timer and paint, and work done to improve the baseball field. All the work totalled nearly $60,000 which were paid for by the Housing Related Parks Grant from Housing and Community Development. Among those shown above are City Councilmembers Jeanette Zamora-Bragg, Mayor Ray Lerma, Pat Nolen and Sid Palmerin and City Manager Dr. Kindon Meik.

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