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? li .... . ............. , ....... -; " '- ........ i i Drtve a Mile, Save a + Pro ane $2 99/gall . (Cas h Price) I! /l 846-0987 /i SSO E. Gridley Rd. theroad_ - 20 .q " " I t,3 C-OiZi5 ' 3bIAL.L "i"OL.,!I'.,I i:-:'AF'E RS 21"7 CE q'A S'F :" - -r"l .,~-,..~ F ,"'.t-tz,.a :: ltEL t L_t'q r.:,L ...-,.= =. I PROUDLY SERVING OUR AREA SINCE 1880 FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2016 VOL. 138 NO. 97 CJSF FUnd Raiser Monday Please come to Round Table Pizza Monday, Decem- ber 5, 2016 between 5 and 9 p.m., to support Sycamore School's CJSF. Breakfast with Santa Saturday Come join Santa Claus for breakfast Saturday, De- cember 3 from 8 to 11 a.m., at the Gridley Community Center.You will be able to see the Cake Decorating Con- test and the Ugly Sweater Competition besides enjoy a great pancake breakfast for just $6. The Gridley Rec- reation Department does a great job with this event each year. Craft Fair planned for Gridley The Gridley Recre- ation Department will hold a Christmas Craft Fair Sat- urday, December 10, 2016 starting at 9 a.m., at the Gridley Community Center. All vendors are welcome, call 846-3264. By Lisa Van De Hey Publisher/Editor The Gridley Area Chamber of Commerce tried something new this year, combining the annual Tree Lighting at Or- chard Hospital with the Pa- rade of Lights in one night and judging by the record crowds at both events, this will continue for years to come. The beautiful voice of "Elsa" from Frozen brought smiles to everyone at the tree lighting as she sang Let It Go and the Grineh was a big suc- cess as he posed for pictures with the kids. Once the beautiful tree was lit by children of the Gridley- Biggs Police Department and Butte County Sheriff's De- partment it was time for the hayride with caroling towards downtown. Many, many thanks to Daryl Dye and the Gridley Electric crew for once again providing the beautiful lights complete with a big star on top. Our Downtown is beauti- fully lit up and added so much to the ambiance as people trav- eled from one vendor to anoth- er enjoying hot chocolate, pop- corn, fudge and even hot dogs for dinner. Ryan. King and friends played music for the first hour as the vendors got set up and began selling their items fol- ORCHARD HOSPITAL TREE LIGHTING - Many thanks to Orchard Hospitaffor once again hosting the Chamber of Commerce Tree Lighting and furnishing refreshments for such a big crowd as they enjoyed entertainment before the lighting of the tree. (Photo by Lisa Van De Hey) QRIID HE O LIGHTING PAGE 5 BEAUTIFUL FLOATS AT PARADE OF LIGHTS - The Winter Wonderland theme was a big hit for floats such as Richvale Church who included Christmas music as they traveled the parade route Wednesday evening. (Photo by Lisa Van De Hey) BIGGS WILL HOLD CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK SATURDAY - The annual Biggs Tree Lighting will be held in the downtown Park of Biggs on B Street starting at 5 p.m., Saturday with lots of ven- dors, hot chocolate and Santa for pictures with the children. Come join in the fun. Missette First Runner-Up for 2015 Mela- nie Cunningham is pictured with Santa as he listens to the wishes bf a young lady. (Photo by Lisa Van De Hey) Realtor Associate 521-7130 Music touches our hearts, especially at Christmas. For your enjoyment, a Community Christmas Concert is sched- uled for Sunday, December llth, at 7pm. Be in your seats by 6:45 and carol with the Sut- ter Buttes Orchestra, prior to the concert. Many of our performers are back again this year, with the addition of some new faces. Soloists, instrumentals and choirs will present secu- lar Christmas selections along with the well loved traditional favorites. The Christmas Community Concert will be held at the LDS Church, located at 400 Spruce St. It will last just over an hour with no admission charge. Please join us for a lovely evening of music and an abun- dance of Christmas spirit. LIVE OAK CHAMBER CHOIR TO SING AT COMMUNITY CONCERT - Live Oak High School's Chamber Choir will sing at the Community Concert being held December 11 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter-day Saints, 400 Spruce Street. Caroling begins at 6:45 p,m., and the free concert begins at 7 p.m. +