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~ FRIDAY >> DECEMBER 2, 2016. THE GRIDLEY HERALD Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at Ivandehey@gridleyherald.com The following are it, said Dr. E Banks stories that appeared of the State Depart- in the Gridley Herald ment of Public Heath, 25, 50, 75, 100 and 125 who appeared before years ago: county supervisors. TheSupervisors had 25YearsAgo (1991) been informed by an- "Bridge over other state depart- Feather River may ment that the hospital need seismic work" ward did not meet the A consultant is to state requirements. be hired by the state to Since then the mat- determine whether the ter has been taken up highway bridge over by state officials and the the Feather River it is the opinion of Dr. east of Gridley will Banks that although require seismic retro- the ward doesn't meet fitting, according to the current require- County Public Works ments, there is ample Director Bill Cheff. space and amenities This evaluation is be- for patients. With that, ing undertaken as part the board approved of a program to check the ward. 117 babies all bridges in the state been born in the hos- after the 1989 Loma pital since January 1st, Prieta Earthquake. which is about an aver- Rough estimate for age of 11 a month. the cost of retrofitting 100 Years Ago (1916) the bridge in Gridley is "Wet or Dry: expected to be around Many who voted $800,000.00, with against the statewide the county "being re- prohibition measures quired to fund at least say that they think that $240,000.00 of the it is the responsibility project, of each community to 50 YearsAgo (1966) settle the debate itself. "Only Minor Dam-"The majority of the age." people of this commu- Heavy to moder- nity feel that way about ate rain and gale force it too and feel that no winds hit Gridley but time should be lost in only eaused moderate calling a local option damage. The Grid- to'settle the matter ley Utilities middle of being a wet or dry circuit went out Sun- community in Gridley. day morning blacking Last spring the ques- out the parkside and tion of"wet or dry" was Meadow Vista areas forgone and not added for nearly an hour and to the ballot because of .some minor flood- the hope on" the part of ing was reported. It is the dtys that the state- already considered a wide measure would "wet" month with 1.46 pass and the loeal elee- inches falling Sunday tion would be unneces- and 3.86 inches from sary. the beginning of the I25YearsAgo(189I) month. Total rainfall "Rumor Denied" this year is 13.32 inch- M. Morgan, edi- es which is over twice tor of the Gridley the amount recorded Herald, says that the last year. Tl e Eel and Herald has not been Russian rivers are at purchased by the A1- flood stage, but so far liance, but the gentle- the Feather and Sac- men who propose to ramento rivers remain purchase it will run below the flood mark. it in the interest of its 75 Years Ago (1941) community. The paper "Maternity Ward will remain indepen- at Hospital Approved." dent, and the sale will The Maternity come up for cOnflrma- Ward at the county Lion in the Superior hospital would re- court tomorrow, No- eeive state approvalvember 28, 1891. if request is made for FIND US ON Hi there! My name is Gus! I'm a really sweet boy that loves to snuggle] I get along well with other dogs, but if you have another canine companion at home make sure we meet first! I can get s.tartled easily, so I think a home with older children or adults would be best. I can't wait to show you how loving and playful I am! I'd love to go home with someone that is looking for a cuddly guy like me. Ifl sound like the Dog Adoptions office today! perfect match, head on over to the Sycamore Students were honored Wednesday for Alejo, Teresa Sanchez, Cesar Martinez, Zepeda showing Success in the classroom. Middle Row: Luke Corona, Michael The Sycamore November Students of the MonthBonge,Katherin Corona, Anthony Hill, Beeea Ham- are: Back Row: Hunter Johns, Spencer Cron, Ashlyn man, Vance Lewellen, Melanie Garcia, Ciah Moran Mendenhall, Ismael Haro, Jazmin Martinez, Freddy Bottom Row: Elijah Parks, Milenca Corona, Anguiano, Kaylee Howard, Rylie Azevedo, Arianna Zachary Howarth, Lillian Sorgea, Spencer Davis, Cal- lista Allen BLOOD DRIVE SUCCESS - Kevin Tippets, Operations Manager at Children's Hope Foster Family Agency do- nated blood November 29 at the BloodSource Blood Drive held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Photo provided) is on your side 9778 Larkin Road P.O. Box 426 Live Oak, CA 95953 steve@buttesinsurance.com I Steve Dowd LIC #0D18025 Live Oak Lions Club will be hosting Love Lights a Tree at Live Oak City Hall on December 13. Loved ones are remembered with the hanging of an orna- ment, with their name, on a Christmas tree and the lighting of a candle. This will be done for those who donate to the American Cancer Society, thru Live Oak City Hall, so we know the names of those to be re- membered. Please donate early, so the names can be painted on the ornaments. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Lion Lou at 695- 2206 or Lion Craig at 701-3720. Letter to To the little girl at the Post Office- I went to the Post Office here in Gridley today and was promptly helped. As I came out of the inner door to the desk, a mother with a little girl was coming down the hall. All of a sudden I hear almost at the top of her lungs, the little girl calls out "Hi Jake". And I turned around and .said "Hi" to her. So as I am putting stamps on my envelope, I could hear through the glass and door this little girl again: "Hi Jake". And [ turned and saw her through the window and we waved back and forth. About that tin~e, the mother eame through the in- ner door with the little girl next to her and the mother says "You remember Jake. He's the one that gave you the Flu shot". And the little girl pipes in right away- "and it didn't hurt at all". And I said "That's because we're good, huh!" and she said with a loud "Yes". As the mom and daughter were walking away, I was chuckling to myself and yelled "Merry Christmas" after them. So, to the little girl that called out to me "Hi, Jake"- Merry Christmas. Hol Hol Ho! Jay(ke) Croy G. Beau Hunter D.D.S. G. BEAU HUNTER D.D.S. 6072 Skymeadow Way Paradise, CA 95969 www.hanoshandhunter.com (530) 877-9800 Mention this ad for our new patient special, and then take a scenic 39 minute drive to meet our team. 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