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After 44 years Jeanette Todd retires

After 44 years Jeanette Todd retires

CORCORAN JOURNAL Managing Editor Jeanette Todd is shown above last week at the Corcoran City Council meeting. Todd was presented a resolution on behalf of The Journal, who is celebrating 110 years in business. Shown in the photo above are (L. to R.) City Councilmembers Jerry Robertson, Sid Palmerin, Jeanette Todd, Mayor Ray Lerma, Jeanette Zamora-Bragg and Pat Nolen.

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Holiday pie contest

Holiday pie contest

The Corcoran Journal and the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce are looking for the best pies in the community. The annual Thanksgiving Pie Contest will offer Corcoran Cash to the top three entries.

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Cookie, fudge contest winners

Cookie, fudge contest winners

The Corcoran Journal and Corcoran Chamber cookie and fudge contest winners were chosen last week. The cookie contest was decided by just one point and taking home first place was Tiffany Singleton who submitted snickerdoodles. In second place in the cookie contest was Patti Rodriguez who won with her Raspberry Ribbon Cookies.

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Journal delivery; added service

Journal delivery; added service

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Starting this week, the Corcoran Journal will be offering local subscribers more bang for their buck.
In partnership with the Kings County daily newspaper, the Hanford Sentinel, the local newspaper will be including wend service of The Sentinel free to local subscribers, The weekend edition contains several sales inserts.
The newspaper will also come a day earlier to local subscribers, The agreement also calls for The Sentinel to deliver The Journal each week. The local newspaper will arrive at subscriber homes Wednesday afternoon by 5 p.m.
Unfortunately, there will be a few exceptions.

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This week’s clues

Corcoran is celebrating is 100th birthday and we’re providing a way for our residents to jump in and join the fun. Plenty of activities will be held throughout 2014 to commemorate the anniversary. Our special treasure hunt has already begun.

Throughout 2014, The Corcoran Journal, in partnership with the city, will encourage local residents to find 100 City of Corcoran stickers that will be placed in 100 different places. Start looking, and get to know your community. All the stickers, which are three inches in diameter, will be fairly easy to spot once participants are in the right place. They will be placed around town on a weekly basis, with clues to their whereabouts.

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Enter our coloring contest

Spring is in the air and to celebrate the spring season The Corcoran Journal is holding a coloring contest for the youngsters. In this week’s paper on Page 2 is a coloring ad that is to be cut out, colored and brought into The Corcoran Journal, 1012 Hale Avenue, in order to enter for a chance to win a gift certificate for an XL one-topping pizza from Pizza Factory.

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