One of the exciting attractions for families at the Porterville Fair is the free NASCAR car simulator located in the Expo Building. However, the simulator isn’t the only attraction to enjoy while in the largest building at the Porterville Fair.
Local and out-of-area businesses are on hand, ready to show off their goods, provide inf
The Fun Zone at the 2013 Porterville Fair offers more than just fun. Besides the thrilling activities — zip lining, pony rides, bungee jumping, a walking on water experience and a petting zoo — it offers to midnight each day, the Zone and the nearby race track, Rotary Stage and Coors Stage all offer an array of entertaining side show
Tulare County’s largest credit union was started in May of 1948 by a small group of county employees. Sixty-five years later, Tucoemas has grown to over $200 million in assets and continues to provide affordable financial services to all county residents.
Not only has Tucoemas grown in sheer size, but also in financial
Early Thursday morning’s activities at the fair included the Vandalia 4-H Club members grooming, feeding and checking their poultry before the showing began at 9 a.m.
The addition of poultry shows and judging such as chickens, hens and pullets —animals under a year old — is fairly new to the Porterville Fair
Once you learn how to ride a bicycle, you’ll never forget. That’s how Kelli Ballard’s relationship is with journalism.
The Porterville Recorder’s newest addition as of Tuesday, Ballard is joining a newsroom for the first time in seven years. In those years, she’s been living in one of the wettest
Fancy the smoky smell of a campfire without being in danger? What about sleeping under the stars next to giant sequoia trees? Or perhaps waging war with mosquitoes?
Balch Park opened May 2, and all those prospects are now possible.
The park does not take reservations, and the cost of visiting the park is $16 pe
Showing off livestock at the Porterville Fair should be less traumatizing than it has been for Heather Welcher.
In her first year showcasing cattle at the fair, Welcher, 13, of the Prairie Center 4-H, lost her steer Wednesday night. She had been raising it since November, and according to her mother Michelle, she’s taking the
It is fashionable among many Christians today to regard anything that is habitual to be “unspiritual.” Habitualness smacks of cold religious formalism rather than the warm, spontaneous response of the human spirit to God. To go to church out of habit is considered to be something less than true spirituality.
One author speaks
Several weeks ago, just as our Wednesday evening small group was about to begin, I noticed a shiny copper goblet in front of Anthony, one of the participants in the group. The meeting started before I could ask about the shiny cup, so I had to wait until afterwards to find out more about it.
“Anthony, did you make this? It’s
A rare planetary alignment is building in the western sky this spring.
Those who scan the evening sky regularly have seen Jupiter, king of the planets, make his way west during the last few months, as fall became winter then turned to spring. Now, Jupiter, that bright “star” sitting just above the western horizon after sunset
I was at a birthday party here in town last week that was filled with a lot of health care providers with whom I had worked. It was a great night and we had a lot of good conversations. One of the topics that came up was the topic of our kids working in health care.
First of all, as parents, we have all become concerned with the difficu
Information below is provided to The Recorder by the Porterville Police Department. It should be noted that only arrests are reported, and the suspects have not been found guilty of any crime.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Burglary Officers responded to T-Mobile on West Henderson Avenue regarding a commercial b
Information below is provided to The Recorder by the Porterville Police Department. It should be noted that only arrests are reported, and the suspects have not been found guilty of any crime.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Dependant ChildrenOfficers responded to a residence in the 400 block of West Bellevie
After more than two years of turmoil that nearly split the community of Lindsay in half, the city council seems to have found common ground and is moving forward in a positive manner.
This week’s Lindsay City Council meeting was cordial, productive and more importantly, harmonious. A lot of work was accomplished on next year’
The Executive Director of Porterville Adult Day Services, Cheri Taylor, is starting a PEER to PEER Support Group on the first and third Wednesday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. on June 5.
The purpose of the PEER to PEER Support Group is to provide a place for people to ask questions, vent and seek support from other people in s
Porterville firefighters used four ladders to rescue four children, ages 6 to 7 years old, from a small ride at the Porterville Fair Wednesday night,
According to the Fire Department, about 10:15 p.m., while on a public safety assignment at the fairgrounds, two firefighters were alerted of a group of children stuck on a ride.
Monache High School is standing out among its peers, several national magazines reported this week.
Monache has been listed among the best 2,000 public high schools in the United States — by two publications, Newsweek and The Daily Beast; and U.S. News and World Report, the latter placing Monache High School in the top 8.5 percent
Strathmore High School recognized its seniors Wednesday night at the 33rd Annual Strathmore High School Scholarship and Award Ceremony.
“The class of 2013 has come a long way. They have overcome many individual difficulties to become a successful and are being recognized here tonight,” said Principal Mike Tsuboi.
I love Porterville, but in my opinion, it has some of the worst drivers on the planet.
I have lived here for 25 years, and have noticed a steady deterioration in the number of people who seem not to see other cars. I have come to expect getting cut off, pulled in front of, or otherwise treated as if I w
This is a rebuttal to David Gong’s letter.
My wife and I have been participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life since 2011, because of my daughter Kimberlee, who lost her battle to Leukemia on Sept. 27, 2010. We knew at that time that we needed to be part of something to help find a cure so n
Trevor Brazile placed in all three rounds of the steer roping at the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo in Bridgeport, Texas, and won the average title with total earnings of $4,146. Brazile won the second round with a time of 9.6 seconds, and finished with an average time of 32.3 seconds on three head, 4.2 seconds better than second-place Rocky
There are many reasons to offer up a cheer this week. Below are a few.
heers go out to:
onache High School, which won numerous honors this week and was rated among the nation’s best public high schools.
onache FFA adviser and teacher Cindy Brown, who was named ag teacher of the year by the Tulare County Farm Bureau.