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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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Homeless problem evident at John Maroot Park

Homeless problem evident at John Maroot Park

The homeless at John Maroot Park are hard to miss. The sight reminds Corcoran residents of the tents set up by homeless in neighboring cities next to their freeways. However, as common as it may be for larger cities Corcoran has seemed to escape the big city homeless issues in the past, until today.

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Alice Meik

Alice Meik

Corcoran High School Student Alice Meik is named 2018-2019 Female Athlete of the Year.

Alice Meik and Brock Rogers are CHS Athletes of the Year

Alice Meik and Brock Rogers are CHS Athletes of the Year

Friday evening Corcoran High School held their annual Athlete of the Year banquet. The event honors top overall athletes, class athletes and scholar athletes of the year for Corcoran High School. Winners in each category are chosen by CHS coaches.

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Elvis attends administrative luncheon

Elvis attends administrative luncheon

Teresa Sherwood was named Corcoran’s administrative professional of the year, receiving recognition from the Corcoran Chamber, which hosted a luncheon Friday.

Elvis themed chamber luncheon

The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce is currently selling tickets to their annual Administrative Professionals’ Day luncheon which will be held at the home of Patty and Jerry Robertson, Friday, April 29.

DeVaney, Javaux, Salgado and wrestlers earn top Chamber awards

DeVaney, Javaux, Salgado and wrestlers earn top Chamber awards

Coaching girls’ basketball has given Corcoran High Coach Doug White many things. It has given him 15 league titles (11 consecutive titles), 10 section championships-the most in section history—and now it has given him is 447th win to claim the record of being the Most Winningest Girls’ Basketball Coach in the Section.

Chamber and Farmer’s Lumber Mixer

The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce and Farmer’s Lumber will host a mixer next Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 5-6:30 p.m. The community is welcome to attend.

Obituaries

Donna Castro

On June 2, 2022 Donna left us unexpectedly in Corcoran, California.To have known Donna, you would have experienced her many interests, likes and loves in her life.Born on July 26, 1965 in San Jose, California, Donna never forgot the memories of her...

Bonnie Gong

Bonnie Gong, 63, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away Sept. 5, 2021.Mrs. Gong was a member of Lone Oak Church of Christ and was a retired Administrative Assistant.Bonnie is survived by her husband of 42 years, Michael Gene Gong; a daughter, Lindsey...

Marcus S. Guerrero

Marcus Severo Guerrero passed away on April 16, 2022 in Hayward, CA. Marcus was born on October 7, 1952 in Corcoran, CA. He attended local schools and worked in the area for many years.Marcus is preceded in death by his mother, Maria Santos...

Betty Ann Dawes

Betty Ann Dawes passed away in her home, at the age of 76, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday April 5, 2022. She was born to Deward and Rena Eagle on September 27, 1945 in Arkansas. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Eagle; her...

Luis Vasquez

Luis Vasquez, 68 of Visalia, California, died on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.  Luis was born to Refugio Vasquez and Della Rogriguez on September 22, 1953 in Corcoran, California. Luis grew up in Corcoran and graduated...

Billie Byrne

Billie Byrne passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the age of 86 with her family beside her. Billie was born to Sacramento and Mary Bloyed Bynum on February 24, 1936 in Fayetteville. Arkansas. Her family moved to Corcoran,...

Frances Beth Speck

Funeral Services for Frances Beth Speck were held March 3 at 11 a.m. at Living Christ Church, 2516 N. M St., Tulare. She passed away February 6 at her home in Tulare. Beth, a former resident of Corcoran, was born in Exeter, California, on November...

Michele (Kreel) Souza

Michele Ilene (Kreel) Souza was born June 8, 1947 in Rochester, NY to Steve and Betty Kreel. Michele is survived by her sister, Pam Davis of Corcoran. Michele is also survived by two children son, Michael and daughter, Janis (John) Frye; and three...

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