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Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies used electronic security technology to arrest an Orange Cove man who allegedly stole a pickup truck in Reedley and then eluded authorities in a brief chase through southeast Fresno before ending south of Sanger.

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Adrian Agavo, an engineer with the Reedley Fire Department, said he sometimes finds it difficult to talk about himself. He said, however, it’s not difficult to talk about those who have inspired his career choice and continues to credit them for his success in the field. 

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Firefighters battled a second wildfire within a month in a rural area about six miles north of Orange Cove near Highway 180 on June 20. The second blaze broke out in a hilly area east of Cove Road, and firefighters used airplanes and helicopters to extinguish the blaze. Cal Fire officials sa…

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Despite his San Diego area roots, coming to the Central Valley felt like going home to Jerry Buckley, Reedley College’s new president.

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A woman has accused Monsignor John Esquivel of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Reedley of sexual misconduct; claiming she was sexually abused when Esquivel was serving as priest at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bakersfield in the 1980s.

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The Reedley City Council took the next step toward converting the old Royal Valley building site to a parking lot on June 11, authorizing City Manager Nicole Zieba to negotiate and enter into a consulting contract to begin construction of a parking lot designed to hold 75 vehicles.

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The weather was warm and sunny on the afternoon of June 8 — a perfect day for anyone wanting to enjoy some time on the Kings River under normal circumstances.

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The calm of a warm Reedley morning was shaken by gunfire on June 11, when a drive-by shooting occurred in an alley east of downtown. The incident shook up neighboring residents, but there were no reported injuries.

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For most of the next four months, the public can go to the Reedley Museum and see emotional images and displays that reflect the “greatest generation” in the eyes of most Americans: World War II veterans.

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Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two adult teens from Orange Cove and a 16-year-old male from Reedley in connection to a June 9 stabbing at Avocado Lake Park that left a 16-year-old male teen with a non-life threatening knife wound.

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The Reedley Police Department is warning the public about a phone scam regarding calls to residents from an unknown subject falsely identifying themselves as a Reedley police officer.

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Immanuel High School’s 64-member Class of 2019 spent their final school day as a group on stage before a large crowd at Reedley Mennonite Brethren Church on May 30, receiving their diplomas at the annual graduation and commencement exercise.

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As the sun began to set over the Reedley High School football stadium, more than 300 graduating seniors dressed in their green and white caps and gowns eagerly waited next to the gym for the cue from administrators to begin walking onto the field for the school’s 119th annual graduation ceremony. 

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Fittingly, on the Fourth of July, Mid Valley Publishing’s three community weekly newspapers will morph into a newly designed and comprehensive news source for the Central Valley cities now being served by The Dinuba Sentinel, Reedley Exponent and Sanger Herald.

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The largest crowd in recent years attended the 91st Reedley College commencement ceremony on May 24.

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During his at the May 27 Memorial Day ceremony at Reedley Cemetery, guest speaker Vernon Schmidt didn’t mince words when he talked about the importance of the holiday.

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The Reedley City Council has unanimously approved a resolution recommending the rejection of all bids received on widening the southern side of Myrtle Avenue from Cedar Avenue to Buttonwillow Avenue.

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There were approximately 25 people who attended the latest town hall meeting on the evening of May 20 at the Reedley Community Center’s Senior Room. 

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Joaquin Arambula is back on the job representing California’s 31st Assembly District – which includes Reedley — after being acquitted last week of a misdemeanor chid abuse charge involving his 7-year-old daughter.

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As the school prepares for its 91st commencement ceremony, Reedley College honored its longtime employees — and a dozen more retiring at the end of the school year — during the annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony on May 16 in the school cafeteria.

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Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office last week released surveillance video captured at the El Rancho Market, located at the corner of East Parlier and South Whitner avenues in Parlier. The video shows a car drive by, which is believed to belong to the shooter or shoote…

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Cindy Freeman said she was standing inside the kitchen of her rural home just west of Reedley when she heard a loud crash outside and almost immediately knew what it was — another traffic accident. 

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A streamlined Korky Kevorkian Memorial Barbecue and Fly In once again provided thrills for first-time and repeat flyers young and old alike on May 11 as it entered its fifth decade giving attendees an up-close look at aviation.

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The theme for the April 30 Reedley Town Hall meeting was supposed to be targeted at helping citizens become familiarized with how City Hall operates, who their public officials are and other city-related items.

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Main street in downtown Reedley was buzzing with activity on May 5, as hundreds walked along G Street during a sunny, mild day to enjoy food, music, the popular Nomads car show, games and camaraderie with their neighbors.

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Ron Robertson, keynote speaker at the 39th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at the Reedley Community Center, had a pretty direct message at the May 2 event — take time to pray.

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Four people were injured — including two with major injuries — following a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Manning and Alta avenues just east of Reedley on May 6.

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It was one of the many photographs displayed during the city’s annual Relay for Life event on April 27.A woman with brown hair, glasses and a smile on her face. Dressed in a gray and black top and a pair of white angel’s wings on her back, underneath the photo, words that read, “In memory of…

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