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Kings County COVID-19 updates

Kings County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 UpdatesHanford, CA – The Kings County Department of Public Health (KCDPH) is reporting an 84%increase in weekly cases since cases dropped to an average of 26 weekly cases in May andJune of this year. With 112 new...

California Surgeon General visits Corcoran

Wednesday, June 9, Corcoran residents had the opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by California’s Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.

Greg Gatzka hired as Corcoran’s new City Manager

The Corcoran City Council recently voted to approve the hiring of Greg Gatzka as the new Corcoran City Manager. After an extensive executive search, the Corcoran City Council found their top candidate in the County’s longest serving Director. Last week, the Council...

Corcoran FFA fair results

The Corcoran High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) students had a great day at the Kings County Fair. Two students brought home the top prizes and they included Lulu Ramirez who won the Reserve Grand Champion in the Sheep Division and Audrey McCarty who earned...

Corcoran Hospital District to give health related grants

Want to improve the health needs of Corcoran? Corcoran District Hospital (CDH) is providing grants for projects which promote activities and programs that improve the health and well-being of District residents. The CDH Board of Trustees will invest in organizations...

CUSD Superintendent Rich Merlo to retire

Corcoran Unified School District Superintendent Rich Merlo submitted his retirement notice to the School Board and will officially retire from his position August 30. A native of Sanger, Rich Merlo began his career in education in 1977 as a biology and physical...

Farmers and Artisans’ Market to return July 16

It’s back! The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Farmers and Artisans’ Market starting with their first event which is set for Friday, July 16.

50-50 Club fundraiser

The Corcoran 50-50 Club will hold their annual $5,000 reverse drawing Friday, June 4 at the home of Jerry and Patty Robertson, 2331 W. Whitley.

City cleanup

The City of Corcoran’s spring clean-up event will be held Monday, April 12 through Saturday, April 17. 

American Flag replacement program offered to Corcoran residents

The Corcoran Community Foundation has partnered with the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce to offer Corcoran residents an American Flag Replacement Program. The Corcoran Community Foundation has partnered with the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce to offer Corcoran residents an American Flag Replacement Program. 

Headlines

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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Deadline for nominations for Corcoran Memorial Wall is November 15

Deadline for nominations for Corcoran Memorial Wall is November 15

The Corcoran Community Foundation is once again seeking to honor deceased members of the Corcoran community who have made great contributions to the City of Corcoran. The Corcoran Community Foundation has created a Memorial Wall which is located to the north side of the Corcoran City Pool at the Recreation Association of Corcoran (RAC). 

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Sports

Alice Meik

Alice Meik

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

Business

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.

Obituaries

Mary Carol Grigsby

Services will held Thursday, April 8 at 11 a.m. at Belmont Memorial Park in Fresno for longtime Corcoran resident Mary Carol Grigsby, 79, who died March 6.

Frank Avitia

Frank Avitia went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 10, 2021 at the age of 83.

Kimberly Lynda Gomez

Graveside services were held Thursday, March 25 at 11 a.m. at Corcoran Cemetery District for Kimberly Lynda Gomez, 30, who died March 12 at her home in Corcoran.

Frank Avitia

Graveside services were held March 18 at 11 a.m. at Corcoran Cemetery District for Frank Avitia who died March 10 in Corcoran.

Julia G. Bega

Services were held Friday, March 5 for Julia Guerrero Bega was born in Ennis Texas on August 2, 1920. 

Natividad Guerrero

Graveside services will be held Friday, March 12 at 11 a.m. at Corcoran District Cemetery for Natividad Cruz Guerrero, 92, who died in Visalia February 6.

Jennie N. Soliz

Graveside services were held March 3 at Corcoran District Cemetery for Jennie Nicanora Soliz, 90, who died Feb. 25 at her home.

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