10 Years ago: Memorial Day was a fitting background as two Lemoore squadrons returned home. Pilots from VFA-146, the Blue Diamonds, and VFA-147, the Argonauts, landed at Naval Air Station Lemoore Monday after having spent six months providing air support for operations in Afghanistan. the 24 pilots and 480 support personnel from NASL were part of the 5,500 personnel aboard the USS John C. Stennis.
Members of Lemoore’s active and retired military communities gathered Monday for a moving Memorial Day ceremony at the Lemoore Cemetery. Lt. Col. G.a. Correira, executive officer of VFA-125 at Lemoore Naval Air Station, gave the keynote address before elements of Lemoore’s three veteran’s organizations: the Fleet Reserve Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, and to their respective auxiliaries.
Most sports fans find athletics an escape from day-to-day routine. But Susan Stone, a teacher at Lemoore’s Jamison High School, and her husband David take their love for auto racing to a whole other level. they spend their weekends as pit crew members for a NASCAR Southwest Tour driver. the couple work for the Wynn Racing team and driver Doug McCoun.
The Jack Bow family is undertaking a 650-mile bicycle ride from Reno, Nev. to Trenton, Utah as an American Cancer Society fundraiser in memory of their wife and mother, Marcella Bow, who died 18 months ago from the disease. making the trip will be Jack, Tonya Bow Jones, Eric, Carla, Loana, Ian and Ryan, plus Tonya’s 1-year-old son.
Lemoore High School associate administrator bill Black was named West Hills College Alumnus of the Year for the LHS district area. Black, who attended WHC from 1961-63, is a member of the Lemoore Rotary Club, WHC Lemoore Advisory Council, Kings County Private Industry Council and Association of California Schools Administrators.
The year was 1945. Harry Truman was president, World War II had just ended and Roberta Niday was starting her first year of teaching kindergarten. Tomorrow, after 32 years of teaching — she had several years away from her chosen profession while raising two children — Niday will close the door of Meadow Lane School’s kindergarten classroom for the final time.
Rainstorm follows Early Heat Wave — a rainstorm early this week made extra work for grape growers, inflicted some damage on grain crops, aided cotton growers and surprised almost everybody. the official rain gauge at the city hall tallied .48 inches for the two-day measurement of precipitation.
Lemoore business houses will observe Memorial Day tomorrow with general closing. some firms are closing on Saturday also to afford their employees with a three-day holiday.
V.V. Gilgrease, of the high school faculty, made a weekend trip to Lake Tahoe on business in connection with the golf course he is constructing at Bijou at the south end of the lake.
Gene Tharp is shipping ripe apricots to the southern markets. Tharp’s ranch is located south of Lemoore in the Mussel Slough district.
Where the Cannons Roar — Lull on west front presages giant smash.-Italians menace heart of Austria bombarding road to Vienna.-Russians show evidences of readiness to take their turn at the hemmed-in armies of Germany and Austria.-More aid by Japan to Allies is urged by Chilean minister.-Villa routes Carranzistas and loots the town of Ojinaga.-Reported that Germans are agitating resistance against draft. Agitators ordered arrested by Government.
Notice!! — in accordance with the Proclamation of the President of the United States, all men between the ages of 21 and 30, both inclusive, must register June 5th, 1917, at the following registration places, of which they are residents, viz: Lemoore no. 1 – Lemoore Lumber Company’s office; Lemoore no. 2 – Lemoore fire House; Lemoore no. 3 – Lemoore Grammar School. Kings County Council of Defense.
Margie Clark, the pedigreed red-light mistress, says she will spend forty or fifty thousand dollars in showing the people of this city a thing or two. all right Margie, we are from Missouri.
The Sentinel of Monday says: “M.L. Doss, the Lemoore editor, was in town today. Rev. Sam Small was as far away as Tulare.” We hope the Sentinel didn’t mean to infer that the editor of the Republican is afraid of Sam Small and knew that he was far away in Tulare.
The Hanford Sentinel and Visalia Times claim that their particular localities are the coolest spots in the valley. Take a day off Brothers and come over to Lemoore and cool off.
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