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FRIDAY >> NOVEMBER 18, 2016 >> THE GRIDLEY HERALD Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at The following areganizations including stories that appeared individuals in Yuba, in the Gridley Herald Sutter, Colusa counties 25, 50, 75, 100 and 125 and the City of Gridley. years ago: 75 Years Ago (1941) "Sherrill Urges 25 YearsAgo (1991) Butte County to Insure "Rice Farmers 1942 Wheat Crop:' helping Oakland avoid Secretary of the mud slides with rice Agriculture Conser- straw" vation Office, Lewis In the aftermathSherrill urges farmers of Oakland's tragic to insure their wheat fire, local rice farm- harvest for the coming ers donated nearly 20 year. The grower has tons of rice straw to an average yield es- help residents avert tablished for his crop, another potentialof which 75 percent natural disaster: mud- of that can be insured slides. Responding against all manner of to calls for straw were damage from seeding Ed and Cheryll Wells, to harvest. The past Velma Wells, Russel year, a total of 90,280 and Diane Pearson of bushels of wheat were Maxwell donated two "paid to insured Butte tractor trailers of straw County farmers for to Oakland residents, their crop losses. The Oxford Energy of Wil- year 1941 had a total of liams shut down part 16,000 acres of wheat of it's plant, which uses insured. rice hulls and straw 100 YearsAgo (1916) to make electricity, to "Thanks" free up a "Squeeze" The Herald ex- machine to load up the presses its admiration trailers. Transporta- and appreciation for tion and loading costs the members of the were picked up by the freeholders committee California Rice Indus' which framed the pro- try Association. posed county charter. 50 YearsAgo (1966) They earnestly tried to ' rea Red Cross frame a county govern- Ships Gifts to Service- ment program better men:' than the one now in A shipment of use. Christmas gifts for "Change in Print- America servicemen in ers" Vietnam has been sent The Gridley Her- overseas by the Buttes aid will start being Area Chapter of the published by the Grid- American Red Cross. A ley Publishing Com" total of 106 bags were pany. Articles of In- shipped from Yuba corporation have been City to Vietnam filled filed, and the names with items for soldiers, of the gentleman who Chapter executive Eu- are backing the paper gene Tucker reported are sufficient guaran- that items were do- tee that it will be well nated from various or- sustained. e On Wednesday, No- vember 16. at approxi- mately 6:31 p.m., an Oroville CHP Officer at- tempted to stop a high speed vehicle driving southbound on Highway 70 just south of Cotton- woodRoad. The vehicle was traveling in excess of 90 MPH. The 2013 Hyundai Sonata, driven by 46-year-old Cynthia Santana of Chester failed to yield to CHP vehi- cle's emergency lights and siren. Additional CHP units responded. The Hyundai continued driv- ing southbound at a high rate of speed. A spike strip was deployed on Highway 70 at Lower Honcut Road. The Hyun- dai became disabled and the driver yielded to the right shoulder. The driver was arrested for reckless FOCUS DONATES TO GHS SOCCER - Linda Sormano presented the Gridley High School Soccer Team (L to R) Ruben Rodarte, Roberto Zarate, Enrique Martinez and Agustin Cardenas with a $500 check from Focus, a children's charity. Linda Sormano thanked the players for always be- ing dependable, polite, and supportive when helping with various Focus fund- raising events. For more information go to: focus- (Photo provided) MAJOR ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 70 WEDNESDAY - CalFire responders work to ex- tricate the driver of a vehicle that hit the back end of a semi that had stopped near Lower Honcut Road on Highway 70 Wednesday evening around 9 p.m. The injured driver was life-flighted to Enloe Medical Center. (Photos by Ricki) evading, driving under a 2013 Subaru Outback unable to stop for the proximately 8:48 p.m., stop within the south- hicle. while traffic was being bound lane at the direc- Steele was trans- controlled by officers on tion of officers. Due to ported to Enloe Medical scene, Laurelle Steele, 65, Steele's unsafe speed for Center for treatment of of Fair Oaks was driving the roadway, she was her injuries. Alcohol and drugs were not believed the influence of drugs southbound on Highway stopped traffic in front of i iif::: :::iii:i iiiii:ii::::::i i::: i iii i!ii ::::: iii i iiiiiii:ii and drivingastolenvehi- 70,westofLowerHoncut her and the left front of cle and booked into Butte Road. her Subaru Outback col- to be a factor in this colli- sion. Passenger restraints were used by all parties County Jail. The driver of a 2014 lided with the right rear and distracted driving As a result of this in- Peterbilt with trailer, corner of the semi trailer was not believed to be a cident, officers set up one 51-year-old Robert Edick attached to Edick's ve- factor. way traffic control. At ap- of Marysville came to a I Pick up an application at 650 Kentucky St. Gridley Magic is a 2 year old Hound mix who absolutely loves people! Whether it be playing fetch or just getting all of your attention she is enchanted by and falls in love with the people around her instantly. Coming up Soon! ! l Seventh Annual Coat Give Away will be held at the Christian Life Assembly on 1526 Humble Avenue, in Gridley, on November 19, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You must be present to get a coat, so bring your children, No-exceptions. If anyone has new or gently used coats that you want to donate please call 846-2358 or 846-4776 or you may drop off at the Church. Thank you for helping us to bless others. Fun Fact: The Coat Give Away started in 2011 and has given away 989 coats so far! Obtain permission slips from Butte County Ag office 239 Sycamore St, Gridley, 846-4557 is on your side Farm Commercial Workers Compensation 9778 Larkin Road RO. Box 426 Live Oak, CA 95953 Steve Dowd steve@buttesinsurance.comLIC #0D18025 1GNACIO ViLLANUEVA - OWNER LIC. # 898854 Member of Better Business Bureau Industrial Commercial Residential Vtrtring Maintenance Agricultural Electrical Service P.O. Box 1107 Gridley 846-0655 / 870-3490 JJ English Varieties No Amount Too Large or Small Farmers, CaU Us For A Quote! We'll Pay The Highest Price Around! What Do I Need To Sell My Walnuts In Butte County? * If you are the Grower: A valid Proof of Ownership (valid restricted Materials Permit, an Operator identification Number, a Certified Producers Certificate issued by the county where the trees are located, or a Cash Seller Certified Issued by the agricultural commissioner) while the commodity is in your possession, while being tra'nsported, and until sold * If you are a Gleaner: a completed Gleaner Certificate while the commodity is in your possession, while being transported, and until sold. 60 W. Liberty Rd.. Gridley 846-6338 Mon--Fri. 6am to 3pm. Open Sunday 7am to 1:30pm + THE QRIDLEY Twice-a-Week USPS 859-420 Postmaster send address change to: The Gridley Herald PO Box 68, Gridley, California 95948 SINGLE COPY: $,I.00 A Gatehouse Media Newspaper GRIDLEY HERALD STAFF Lisa Van De Hey ...................................................... Publisher/Editor David Vantress .............................................. Sports/News Reporter Shelley Roecker, ......................................................... Sales Executive Alice Johnson-Cooper Classified Ads Manager Rachel Marubashi ........................... Circulation/Design Production Seti Long ............................................................................. Mail Room www.GRI DLEYH (530) 846-3661 FAX (530) 846-4519 Deadlines: Advertising 3 days prior to publication. One day earlier for holidays. Clas- sified: noon on Tuesday to run in Wednesday paper. Noon on Thursday to run in Friday i paper. Periodicals Postage paid at Gridley, California, : 95948 under the Act of Con- i gress March 3, 1880, Court ; Decree Number27207. , Subscription Rates: $56.00 : per year in Butte County and ', Live Oak. $63.00 elsewhere i inthe United States.