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WEDNESDAY >> FEBRUARY 10, 2016 >> THE GRIDLEY HERALD Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at The following are were receiving welfare stories that appeared funds, according to in- in the Gridley Herald vestigating officers. 25, 50, 75, 100 and 125 75 YearsAgo (1941) years ago: "Benefit dance is held by Gridley Ward 25 Years Ago (1991) M.LA: "Sharp reduction The one-act play in rice crop seen; water "Red Carnations" was grab behind burn ban read by Mrs. Mabel effort: Fife at the assembly Water shortages program of the Grid- resulted in a drop in ley Ward, M.I . on a California rice produe- Tuesday evening. The t-ion from some 30 mil- play. is a light comedy lion hundredweight in that was enjoyed by a 1990 to 17 or 18 mil- large audienee. The M lion hundredweight in Men basketball team 1991. Although "water of the Gridley Vard is key" to what hap- sponsored a danee in pens in the riee indus- the auditorium. Many try, Ralph S. Newman lively dance mixers Jr., president chief ex- helped make the eve- ecutive offieer of Farm- ning a deeided sue- ers Rice Cooperative, eess. The music was pointed out that other eontributed by a group factors ranging from of M. Men. Candy, the weather in Asia to cake, and punch were the war in the Middle sold at a refreshment East to the possibili- booth. Proeeeds of the ties for breaking into danee will help defray the Japanese market expenses of the team would have an influo to the M.I.A. north- ence in future earnings ern district basketball for FRC members. He tournament. added that the new 100 YearsAgo (1916) federal acreage reduc- "Highway board tion program could in- grants hearing of Butte crease the percentage claim: of the U.S. rice crop The board of Su- that is grown in Cali- pervisors had been fornia. The drought granted a hearing be- had brought an- fore the State Highway nouncements of sharp Commission in refer- cut backs in the water enee to the $150,000 supplied to rice grow- worth of highway ers in many areas, but bonds which the su- Newman believed that pervisors had asked the FRC is in a good the eommission to sell position to withstand to the county aeeor- the impact on the in- dance with the agree- dustry that will be ment made some time caused by the lower ago. The date of the production, hearing had been set 50 Years Ago (1966) in February in Sacra- "Pill peddlers ar- mento. It was urged for rested in Gridley..." as many citizens of the Butte County county to attend the Sheriff's offieers and hearing. It was point- Gridley Chief of Police ed out that the county Ca] Longacre joined considered the agree- forees on a Tuesday ment with the eom- morning in a raid on a mission with a eon- house on 204 Haskell tract. On the strength Street, and appre- of the contract the hended three personscounty had expended who were charged $68,000. Of the $1700 with passing and sell- was bonus for bonds, ing narcotic drugs. The $20,000 for the rights investigation stemmed of way, $25,000 bridg- from a report by a high es and $55,000 for in- school student thatterest. The facts were had been approachedpresented to the corn- to purchase some mission in a forceful "pep" pills. Arraigned manner. on the eharge and held 125 YearsAgo (1891) in county jail in lieu of "Getting Better." $2,500 bail were FelixC.N. Reed was still Weldon Geltmeier, 32, at Preston, Sonoma and his wife, Elaine, County, where he was 39, and Ella Dean was undergoing a se- Gallagher, 32, who vere eourse of medi- also gave her name as eal treatment. The Margaret Sue 'John-course was very rough son. The trio movedand weakening. It was to the Haskell Street judged from the tone rental in January from of his letters that good the Gridley Migrantresults were followed Camp. Their nine chil- and that he was on his dren were then taken way for improvement. to juvenile hall. They i:i;J:ii:iiiii:i Liii!!?ii iiii!!i:ii:ill i!!! iiii i!:iiii iiiii?i;i Julia Rothchild-Silliboy Julia Rothchild-Silliboy has been recognized by Biggs High School as the January Student of the Month. Julia l as been ranked "top ten" in academ- ics the past three years in her class, and has received numerous academic and athletic awards. Julia has been a consistent performer in her lead- ership roles as Head Editor in Publications, member of the prom committee, leadership conference repre- sentative, captain of the volleyball team, statistician for various sports, and has performed well in each of the classes she has taken. Consistent performance, diligent effort, and her caring professional manner characterize her perfor- mance as a student in the classroom, as an athlete, and as active member in her community. Her accom- plishments say a lot about her ability to inspire and encourage those around her. She continuously strives to be successful in the many endeavors in which she wishes to achieve. She plans to attend Azusa Pacific University this fall to pursue her dreams in becoming a High School English teacher and published author. "*'~ :~&'~i, These students are honored for their extraordinary citizenship. Each Student of the Month receives a cer- tificate and is recognized at a school-wide assembly. January Students of the Month for Biggs Elementary by grade level are: TK/K - Mrs. Hamblin's Class: Andrea Juarez and Bryce Seipert. K - Mrs. Ruttenburg's Class: Carlos Silva and Manuel Gonzalez. K- Mrs. Hansen: Hal- ley Devine and Alex Craig. 1st Mrs. Francis' Class: Ayden Owen and Barha Khan. 1st Mrs. Holliman's Class: Ari- anna Cunningham and Brianna Crislip. 2nd - Mrs. Holt's Class: Emma Bermudez and Noah Weldon. 2nd/3rd Mrs. Jones' Class: Tori Williams and Zyler Manjeot. 3rd Mrs. Loftin's Class: Ben Andres, Mollie Byers and Kailee Richey. 4th Ms. Locey's Class: Anahi Oritz-Perez and Ri- cardo Rodriguez. 5th Ms. Siegall's Class: Thomas Potts and Sway Dingman. 5th/6th Mr. Soils' Class: Kansas Bowen and Jesus Rodriguez. 6th Mr. Gates' Class: Amy Gutierrez and Katia Silva, 7th Ms, Goloff's Class: Kar- la Vera and Joe Weiss. 7th Ms. Gilman's Class: Chey- enne McKinnely and Cameron Carr. 8th Ms, Kallemeyn's Class: Mariana Tinoco and Joseph Melendez, 8th Mrs. Moore's Class: Arissa Ramirez and Ronnie Welden, $1,eee to 1,,eee peepile D LY for a limited time. The sooner you enter the H&R Block 1000 Win $1000 Daily Sweepstakes, the more chances you have to win! The entry period is January 4 through February 15, 2016. Daily drawings occur from January 16 through February 15 with a final drawing on February 19, 2016. 1516 HWY 99 SUITE E, GRIDLEY, 530-846-4741 ASK YOUR TAX PROFESSIONAL FOR DETAILS. LIMITED TIME ONLY. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open Daily M0n to Sat Richvale Students of the month for January-Left to right Berlin Martin, Mason Kaelin, Miguel Solorio, and Selina Clayton. Berlin and Mason are from Mrs.Logue's class. Miguel and Selina are from Mrs.Miller's class. RIBBON CUTTING "HELD AT WISHING CORNER - The Wishing Corner recently joined the Gridley Area Cham- ber of Commerce and a ribbon cutting was held Friday night during an Open House to showcase the changes made by new owners Rodney and Becky Harr. On hand for the ribbon cutting were (L to R) Chamber of Com- merce Directors Cathy Mills, Eileen Burke Trent, Joan Clark and Lynne Spencer representing the Chamber of Commerce, 5~0~5~3.,~51~ Owner Becky Harr with Molly Pierce, Seti Long and Brandi Macfarlane, Ruth Trueax, Marie Wheeler and Bob Trueax (Chamber board member). (Photo by Lisa Van De Hey) Mittens is a grey, 2 year old domestic shorthair/mix. She comes off a little shy at first, but once you hold her in your arms she'll warm right up. She would love to be in a quiet home with someone who will shower and affection. + 11411 BRIOLIlfY Twice-a-Week USPS 859-420 Postmaster send address change to: The Gridley Herald PO Box 68, Gridley, California 95948 SINGLE COPY: $1 .OO A Gatehouse Media Newspaper GRIDLEY HERALD STAFF Lisa Van De Hey .............................................. . ....... Publisher/Editor David Varltress ..... . ................. :. ...................... 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