The addition of soccer in the winter season meant some schools needed to adjust and certain student-athletes perhaps choose one sport over the other. Turlock and Pitman High varsity girls soccer adjusted a little better than the smaller schools as they head into the 2016-17 season anxious for the new year.
The American Farm Bureau Federation's 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year's feast for 10 is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year's average of $50.11.
November 22, 2016|
The holidays are a season full of giving, and since 1982 the Turlock Christmas CanTree Project has contributed to the city's efforts of making a difference for those in need through its annual breakfast fundraiser.
While the month of October helped this year's water year get off to a good start with above-average precipitation in the Tuolumne River Watershed, a relatively drier November and forecasts from the National Weather Service indicate that the region might be in for another dry year.
Pat Uekert, 89, of Hilmar, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Pat was born in Empire, CA to Leonard and Anna Crews. She lived most of her life in California's Central Valley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Gary Bartlow, and sister and brother-in-law Carmen and Ster. Glenn. She is survived by her daughter Ann Christensen of Hilmar and sister Shari (Wayne) Gurganus of Morgantown, WV, and grandchildren Eric and Amy.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, 53, was laid to rest Tuesday in a service that drew thousands of mourners from near and far who wanted to give a final salute to a man who died in the service of his community.
Mildred Horney, 99, of Turlock, passed away at Turlock Nursing and Rehab. Center. Mildred was born in El Reno, Oklahoma. She graduated from High School in 1932. Mildred married Gailard Horney in 1964. They were married 47 years before his passing in 2011. Mildred worked for many years as a secretary. She loved volunteering at the Riverbank United Methodist Church, Memorial Hospital, and the Riverbank food bank. She and Gailard loved square dancing, and enjoyed gardening.
Albert R. Mitzel, 87, passed away at his Turlock home. Albert was born in Eureka, So. Dakota to Jacob and Katie Mitzel. He attended school there and helped on the family farm where they raised beef cattle. In fact, he quit school after completing the 8th grade to help with the family farm. He met the love of his life, DellaMae Zimmerman, while she was working at the soda fountain in the local Rexall Drug. They were married in the Artas (So. Dakota) Baptist Church in the spring of 1949. The family moved to Turlock, CA in 1961. Bud worked ...