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FALL RIVER BASEBALL IN TITLE GAME SATURDAY
The Fall River Bulldogs baseball team is heading to the NSCIF Division IV championship after downing visiting Portola, 6-3, in their semi-final game in McArthur Friday afternoon. Fall River (#1) will face Hamilton (#2) Saturday at 10 a.m. at Shasta College. The Bulldogs won the Division V championship last year, and are competing in Division IV this year.
The Burney Raiders came close against host Chester Friday losing, 8-6. Burney was down 1-7 at one point during the game. The loss ends Burney’s season.
The Big Valley Cardinals lost on the road to Greenville Friday, 10-5. The loss also ends their 2013 campaign.
(Photos by Ron Mosher)
FALL RIVER & BIG VALLEY BOTH WIN
The Lady Bulldogs of Fall River opened the post-season playoffs with a thrilling 13-12 win over visiting Tulelake in McArthur Friday. Trailing at one point 12-1, Fall River battled back and won it in the bottom of the seventh inning. Fall River travels to Maxwell Thursday (May 16) in a 4 o’clock semi-final game.
The Lady Cards of Big Valley also moved ahead in the playoffs with a 7-5 win over hosting Hayfork Friday. The Cardinals travel to Westwood Thursday (May 16) for a 4pm semi-final game.
IN THE NEWS
Fight for Hospital
Bills Continue to
SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bill 900 is proving to be a popular bill with state legislators. The bill which is designed to reverse cuts to the Medi-Cal rates paid to hospital based skilled-care or long-term facilities sailed through the Assembly Budget Committee with 100% support from both Democrats and Republican committee members. It was heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee May 8 .
According to State Senator Jim Nielsen,
If the funding cuts are allowed to stand,
hospital-based skilled nursing facilities,
already decimated by low Medi-Cal
reimbursement rates that don’t cover the cost
of current care, will lose another 25-40
percent of their funding. This will result in
the closure of facilities or drastically
reduced services in rural communities.
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
you’ve gotta be careful after you wish for
Bridge to be
Dedicated to Fallen
BURNEY - Almost 22 years after the October 21, 1991 murder of Burney Patrol deputy Kenneth “Ken” Perrigo (pictured left), the Highway 299, Main Street, bridge in Burney will be dedicated to his memory.
The ceremonies will begin with a Peace Officer’s Memorial Ceremony in front of the Shasta County Court House in Redding May 16.
Saturday, May 18, the Sheriff ’s Department will
have a dedication of the Burney Creek Bridge
memorial starting at the Burney Veteran’s Hall
at 11 a.m. The ceremonies starts with a lunch
and is followed by the dedication. The public is
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Art Festival Draws Young Artists
Fall River Elementary’s annual Fine Arts Festival drew a crowd last week.
Friday morning all students participated in two sessions.
The art students from FRHS lead the art groups for the 4-6th graders.
Many of the HS
students remember attending this fun day
when they were at the elementary school.
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