Eleven smiling girls decked out in holiday wear vied for the title of Corning's 2013 Little Miss Christmas on Saturday evening, but only one went away with the crown.
Miss Corning Catlin Ochs had the privilege of crowning 5-year-old Nayeli Paya as Little Miss Christmas and the duet of royalty will together reign over this Saturday's Home
Corning firefighters have spent many a Wednesday evening driving a fire engine around town, going door-to-door selling raffle tickets to raise funds for the department's annual project Christmas Basket.
"We normally only get to see residents during an emergency, but ticket sale time gives us an opportunity to meet residents under good ci
A hard freeze has been forecast starting today through Saturday, said the National Weather Service, which issued a formal warning to Northern Sacramento Valley that overnight temperatures could run from the low 30s to the low 20s during that time.
The warning states, "Impacts: cold temperatures could kills crops and sensitive vegetation,
The voters of Tehama County will make the decision on whether the county will adopt a declaration of support for the proposed separation from the State of California to form a new state — the State of Jefferson.
On Tuesday, the Tehama County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to place the decision on the June ballot, instead of making
Richfield Elementary School students and staff interact with visiting California State University, Chico, athletes and mascot Willy Wildcat at an interactive assembly to promote college-readiness on Nov. 14. During the month of November, several schools in the area held college and career days to help students consider their future goals.
Luis Saavedra, right, was unanimously approved by the Corning City Council on Nov. 26 to hold a position on the city's Recreation Commission.
Saavedra was president of the North Valley Baseball League for four years and is currently the registrar for the Corning Youth Soccer League.
He also is a youth and high school soccer refer
The Corning Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Flying A Performance at 716 Sixth St., on Nov. 25.
The domestic and foreign vehicle full-service repair shop is owned by Jeanne Atkin with her son, Dean Atkin, as head-mechanic. Flying A Performance also provides smog checks.
The shop is open 8 a.m -6 p.m. Monday-
Corning Christian Assistance is now taking $15 donations for their Christmas dinner drive.
If you would like to donate, mail a check to PO Box 872, Corning Ca. 96021 or drop one by the Chamber office today.
Free helmets and pads
Dave Linnet has helmets and pads available for free for use at the skate park. Call him
James Terry Murphy, born Dec. 28, 1950, in Exeter, died on Nov. 24, 2013, in Corning. Memorial Services will at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Life Assembly Church, 660 Solano St., Corning. Hall Bros. Mortuary is assisting in arrangements.
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Big Carnival and Parade
A big Carnival will be held at the Corning Union High School Saturday evening, December 13. The purpose of this Carnival is to raise money with which to pay a large debt contracted on last yea
Over the Thanksgiving holiday extended weekend, the California Highway Patrol Red Bluff office was busy in its effort to keep the freeway and highways safe.
There were several driving under the influence arrests and collisions, but CHP was pleased to report there were no vehicle related fatalities in Tehama County from Wednesday night th
The public is encouraged to drop off canned goods, dry goods, or monetary donations at either of two locations: Umpqua Bank at 743 Highway 99E and Nu-Way Market at 8049 Highway 99E, both in Los Molinos, during the 2013 Food For The Hungry Drive-Thru food drive from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.
When dropping off donations, stop and share in free
Everyone likes a good story. Everyone likes a good Christmas story. I'm going to tell you a Christmas story about a magical flower, as told to me by my mother.
Many of you have probably heard of the legend of the Christmas rose (Hellebore), but for those of you who haven't, this is the story.
A little country girl named Madelon v
• New Member — The Corning Chamber of Commerce welcomes Express Employment Professionals, 243 Main Street in Red Bluff as a new member. Phone: 527-0727.
• Hometown Christmas — Saturday is Corning's Hometown Christmas and we hope you are planning to be a part of this festive day. Starting with a pancake breakfast at
Two Tehama County residents were arrested by a Corning police on Monday at the Holiday Inn Express for identity theft.
Police said a hotel employee reported that a man, later identified as Dean Martin Douglas, 31, of Paynes Creek, had rented room using an access she believed was forged.
After officers confirmed the prepaid card w
On Nov. 27, around 9 a.m. Tehama County sheriff's deputy took a grand theft report from Jason Reasoner who stated someone stole a black and blue in color OTC diagnostic scanner from an unlocked truck parked in front of a residence on Sherman Street in Red Bluff sometime between 8 p.m. Nov. 26 and 7 a.m. Nov. 27. The scanner belonged to John Whee
David Leigh Graham, 36, of Red Bluff, was arrested by a Red Bluff police officer at 10:36 a.m. Nov. 27 at Home Depot in Red Bluff, on suspicion of sexual battery. He was booked into the Tehama County Jail on $25,000 bail.
Jake Richard Hardwick, 27, of Paradise, was arrested by a Corning police officer at 9:43 a.m. Nov. 26
After finishing 1-2 in the Five Star League, a total of seven volleyball players from Los Molinos and Mercy high schools were recognized by being named to the all-league team.
Los Molinos' Clarivel Castillo was selected as the league MVP after helping lead the Lady Bulldogs to an 11-1 league record and the Five Star League championship,
Corning 3, Las Plumas 0
Jessica Beckley, Maribelle Vallejo and Anissa Munoz each scored for the Lady Cardinals in Monday's win at Harrison Stadium in Oroville.
Munoz and Patricia Ibarra both assisted on goals, and keeper Kaitlyn Huntley made 10 saves in 55 minutes, with Munoz stopping a pair of shots in 25 mi
PAL wrestlers begin NorCal season
Several Police Activities League (PAL) wrestlers from Corning competed in the Combat Takedown Tournament in Sutter Nov. 30, and were rewarded for their performances.
Corning PAL wrestlers brought home four gold, two silver and two bronze medals.
Chase Aulabaugh (12-under), Kyzer Au
These questions were asked on the state Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
Question: Our church owns about 700 acres in the foothills of Northern California. We recently had someone shoot at a 6-point buck, wound it, and screech away off the property. We called the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), who sen
Three file drawers full of folders of brand new sports schedules can only mean one thing — the sports seasons they are a-changin'.
Each change of the seasons reminds me of the start of another school year, with a brand new book bag and a new supply of freshly-sharpened No. 2 pencils. Yes, I'm that old that I used pencils in school.
It was a season of many firsts for the Los Molinos High volleyball team, as they finished atop the Five Star League by going 11-1, set a new record for wins in a season by finishing 39-9 and captured their first-ever Northern Section Division V championship.
The Lady Bulldogs also qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation S
Thanksgiving dinner tables across the nation will be piled high with a cornucopia of food on Thursday.
For some local residents, such would not be case if not for the efforts and dedication of the volunteers at Corning Christian Assistance.
As money gets tighter for many in the community, the doors of Corning Christian Assistance