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November 11th, 2014

Esther Atkinson

November 11, 2014

Esther Atkinson
1919-2014

Esther was born Jan. 10, 1919 in North Dakota and passed away on Oct. 16, 2014 in Menifee.
She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Gerry Atkinson; two children, Carmen and Lynda; two stepchildren, Vicki and Candi; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Darryl; her grandson, Jeremiah; great-granddaughter, Ivy; and her first husband, Harmon Nelson.

Pro Football Round Up

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3

The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in
years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

Fall Highball 2014

November 11, 2014

November 10th

A hometown hero honored

November 10, 2014

It was 10 years ago today that the community unveiled a long-planned memorial to one of the nation’s bravest soldiers: Kern W. Hudson Dunagan, a Bishop graduate whose heroism in the Vietnam War earned him the Medal of Honor.

Adventure Trails EIR on its way to supes

November 10, 2014

The Inyo County Planning Commission has reviewed the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Adventure Trails pilot project and forwarded the document on to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors for a final decision next month.
The Planning Commission made no formal recommendation to the board, but did accept comments from dozens of residents and visitors who either attended last week’s Planning Commission meeting, or submitted comment letters to be entered into the record.

Veterans Day ceremonies follow on heels of Vietnam War commemoration

November 10, 2014

The U.S. is two years into a 13-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, more than a decade-long campaign to thank and honor those who served in the conflict, pay tribute to those who gave their lives and recognize the contributions and sacrifices made back at home.

November 7th

‘12 Angry Jurors’ makes for one compelling play

November 7, 2014

Curtains opened at the Edison Theatre this week for a three-week run of the courtroom drama, “12 Angry Jurors,” a play that grapples passionately with the inherent nature of human interaction and reaction.

Numbers hold: newly elected officials react

November 7, 2014

The Inyo County Elections Department has completed the tabulation of votes from the Nov. 4 General Election and the preliminary numbers held.
All told, 5,511 of Inyo County’s 9,500 registered voters cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election, for a 58 percent turnout. The next step in the election process will be to have the Inyo County Board of Supervisors certify the election results.

Tribe to expand education center

November 7, 2014

The Bishop Paiute Tribe has received a $605,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Indian Community Development Block Grant that will fund renovations, rehabilitation and expansion of the existing Bishop Indian Education Center, formerly known as the Owens Valley Indian Education Center, located at 405 N. Barlow Ln.

November 6th

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse

November 6, 2014

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse
1926-2014

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Alhambra to William James Parson, of Canada, and Emily Kitchel McIntire, of Sacramento. Her father worked in the citrus industry and she grew up in Alta Loma and then Hollywood. She graduated from Hollywood High School in 1944. Ruth became a Christian at age 12.
Ruth received her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from UCLA. She went on to marry Robert James Newhouse on Aug. 12, 1949 and they lived in Glendale and then Bishop for many happy years.

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