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"~ ~- J FRIDAY >> JUNE 3, 2016 >> THE GRIDLEY HERALD Questionorcomments? The following are ty, whose twenty-first stories that appeared birthday fall between in the Gridley Herald June 14, 1940 and June 25, 50, 75, 100 and 125 14, 1941, were to be years ago: honored at the special program to be held in 25 YearsAgo (1991) conjunction with the "Gridley Drug Flag Day ceremonies at Busty Mitchell Field in Oro- Two meth labs ville. Youths had been busted:one across asked to register with from School play- the Oroville Chamber ground. Police served of Commerce before search warrants at five the ninth of June. All Gridley residences af- those presented with a ter a 30-day investiga- silk American Flag and tion which netted two literature pertaining methamphetamine to governmental rune- labs, one across the tions. Bill Dolan, see- street from Sycamore retary of the Chamber Middle School. On a of Commerce, was to Thursday morning speak on behalf of the two men had been at- new citizens. rested and police were 100 YearsAgo (1916) still searching for the"A Distillate remaining suspects in Tank..: an investigation that A distillate tank started a month ago that was in MeMil- in Tuiare County. A lan's blacksmith shop small meth lab was exploded on a Thurs- found at that resi- day evening because of dence along with some . too much air pressure. marijuana. The second There was no damage meth lab was found resulted except the ru- on Sycamore Street, ining of the tank. across from Sycamore 125 Years Ago (1891) School's playground. "A Splendid The lab's chemicals Game." along with a gas leak in The Gridley and the home put the area Biggs Clubs played in- in danger because of teresting ball on the the possibility of an ex- home grounds. The plosion. "The resident best game of ball of of this home if caught the season by far was could face an addition- played on the home al charge for operating grounds, and which a drug lab within 100 were contrary to the yards of the school," expectation of most said Special Agent in everybody. With the ChargeMitchel Brown. exception of the first 50 YearsAgo (1966) inning the home club "Biggs Biologyplayed a very steady Class Visits San Fran- game; but in the cur- cisco: rent inning a wild Members of the pitch coupled with a Biggs Union High passed ball, when all School biology class bases were loaded, re- were recent visitors suited in the visitors in San Francisco, see- scoring six runs before ing facilities at Golden the home club was able Gate Park, Steiners to recover themselves. Aquarium, DeYoung's The Biggs boys were Museum and the Mu- a gentlemanly set of scum of Natural Histo- fellows and were all ry. The group, leaving first-class amateur ball Biggs by bus, also vis- players. It is believed ited Fleischaker's Zoo. however, that the boys 75 YearsAgo (1941) can "do" the neighbor- "Oroville to Cel- ing villagers, barring ebrate21-Year-Olds..: such misfortunes as All young men and what befell them in the women of Gridley and first inning of last day's southern Butte Coun- game. The ladies of Fo- cus, a children's charity, hosted a luncheon at the Victorian Rose in Biggs to recognize and thank Focus Angel members. Angels are women who donate $100 or more to Focus. Their financial support enables Focus to contribute to a variety of children's programs and events such as field trips, bands, sports, Tech Trek, after school programs, summer programs, local church food closets, the purchase of hundreds of books given to students in the Focus-Book-Give- Away and more. FOCUS ANGELS HONORED - FOCUS Angels honored were: (back row L to R): Su- san Schohr, Margaret Hughes, Margaret Brown, Grove Dahl, Karen Becket, Nancy Bill, Marilyn Winterstein, Janet Smith; (front row L to R): Joan Mardesich, Lynn Jackson, Mary Ann Boeger, Doris Pettersen and Marilyn Hill. (Photo provided) FEATHER FALLS FLOWING - It is a great site to see when at Lake Oroville and witnessing the water flowing from Feather Falls after much needed rains. (Photo by Jon Crawford) " " ' 1742DoingHw~the Right99, Thing6RIDLEY Since 1952 OF OROVlLLE | J 2?86 Olive Highway | ' WW' /A 1APPLIANCES NET i CEMETERY VASES WILL BE REMOVED ON MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2015 FOR A GENERAL CLEANUP The Live Oak Lions Club is hosting their Annual BBQ Bingo on June 24, 2016, at the Live Oak Com- munity Building, located at 10200 O Street, Live Oak. The doors will open at 6 pm & games will start at 7 pm. The buy in is $12 and the dub will be play- ing 12 games. Game prizes this year are hamburger patties, hot dogs, buns, chips & such for a good BBQ meal. The Bingo games will be followed by a opportu- nity drawing for some great prizes. There will be food and beverages for sale, but coffee is free as ilsual. All profits will be used to benefit others in our commu- nity. If you have used eyeglasses or hearing aids you no longer use, give to a Lion member, to help others with such impairments. Hi! I'm Khaleesi! I'm an energetic girl looking for my new family! I love to play and need someone who has the time and energy to wear me out. In my last home, I had some children to play with, and they were the best. I think I'd like to go to a home with some kids to romp around with. I'm very picky.about my canine friends, but if we have a chance to meet first, I might be able to live with another dog~ If you are looking for an energetic companion to complete your family, I might be the girl for you[ Talk to my friends in the adoption office to meet me today! + 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 STA]PF Lisa Van De Hey ...................................................... Publisher~Editor David Vantress .............................................. Sports/News Reporter Shelley Roeeker. ......................................................... Sales Executive Alice Johnson-Cooper ................................. Classified Ads Manager Rachel Marubash[ ........................... Circulation~Design Production Cynthia ArelIano ..................................... 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