Tulare City Council honors top high school athletes

Several Tulare high school athletes were recognized by Tulare City Council on March 6 for their achievements on and off the field last fall and winter. Tulare Union High football A presentation was made to the Tulare Union High School Football team and coaches in recognition of their CIF Central Section Division II Valley Championship. […]

Visalia students earn top honors in team Junior High Decathlon

On March 3, students from Tulare and Kings Counties competed in the Diocese of Fresno’s 22nd Annual Catholic Schools Academic Junior High Decathlon. Students from the Catholic School of Visalia’s George McCann Memorial in Visalia, St. Anne Catholic School in Porterville, and Mary Immaculate Queen Catholic School in Lemoore were included. The annual event, for […]

Golden West sophomore competes for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year

Five years ago Kiersten Greeson was looking for a way to honor her hero, mentor and friend, dairyman Eddy Boertje. Boertje had been diagnosed with blood cancer. Struggling to find a way to help, Greeson, a young dairy exhibitor, started donating 10% of her 4-H heifer sales to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). She […]

Legal problems piling up for Tulare officials and attorneys

Yet another lawsuit was filed Friday, March 2, against the City of Tulare for mounting problems with transparency and withholding records for its citizens. In recent public record act (PRA) responses regarding the billable hours incurred by the city attorney, Heather Phillips, and fellow law firm members, responses have been deemed slow with all issues […]

Tulare student wins County Spelling Championship

The 19th Annual Tulare County Spelling Championship was held February 21 with 232 spellers from grades four through eight competing for the title of 2018 Tulare County Spelling Champion and to advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland the end of May. The winner was Jaskarn Singh, an eighth-grade student from […]