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BURNEY – Twelve year director and four time board chairman of the Burney Cemetery District’s board of directors Joe Churney III, died at home following a long illness. He was 64.
Mr. Churney, was the owner of Burney Auto Dismantlers and an employee at Sierra Pacific Industries’ Burney mill. He was a native of Burney, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam conflict, and a former commander of the Burney American Legion Post He died February 19, 2014 at home.
He leaves behind his wife Ann
and daughters; Theresa, Tabitha, Colleen and Darlene.
BURNEY - Two received major
injuries in a drunk driving crash Saturday night. According to
California Highway Patrolman J.D. Mostoufi, Evelyn June Moore, 45,
was westbound on Sapphire Road approaching Bartel at a high rate of
speed. Mostoufi says she was driving while intoxicated and failed to
stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection.
IN THE NEWS
Bulge in Shirt Leads to
JOHNSON PARK - It started with a CHP dispatch about a reckless vehicle eastbound on Highway 299 east of Burney at 1:41 p.m. and ended less than an hour later with an Oakland resident on the ground with CHP officer J.D.
Mostoufi on top of him calling for backup. Mostoufi spotted the silver BMW in question about a half hour after the initial broadcast eastbound on Highway 299 and watched it turn into the front of the first mobile on the east in the Lamplighter Mobile Home Park at 38295 Highway 299.
Big Eddy Wins, Removed from Plan
By Walt Caldwell
That was the message they sent home with CSD Board Chairman Jerry Monath last Tuesday night. He conveyed that to Shasta LAFCO and Executive Director Jan Lopez took Big Eddy off the map.
A total of 28 people met at the invitation of the Tea Party in
the Fall River Veteran’s hall to discuss the latest LAFCO
proposal and March 6 meeting of the LAFCO commissioners to
approve a sphere of influence update for the CSD. A raise of
hands showed that only three were in favor of their being a part
of the sphere.
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ALTURAS – Cherie Rhoades, 44,
of Cedarville was arraigned for the shooting that left four dead and
two wounded February 20 at the Northern Paiute Cedarville Rancheria
Tribal Council offices.
Howard Lakey is Citizen of the Year
by Martha Fletcher
Those nominated for Citizen/Volunteer of the year were: Amanda Hutchings, Bob Jehn, Deb Fielder, Denise Williams, Elena Albaugh, Evalee Nelson, Howard Lakey, Kevin Corr, Linda Carpenter, Mimi Macfarlane, Perry Thompson, Randall Harr, Stephanie Pruitt and Wendy Smith.
Lakey was not able to attend but received his plaque on Friday, February 28th.
To be nominated for the
Customer Service Award businesses or individuals eligible for this
award should be involved in the service industry: hotels,
restaurants, guide services, entertainment establishments, etc.
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