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John L. Verissimo

Thursday, 01 December 2016 08:00 Written by

Celebration of Life services will be held Monday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Harvest Community Baptist Church in Corcoran for John L. Verissimo, 65, who died Nov. 24.

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It is often said that the true character of a team is to see how it reacts when its back is up against the wall confronted by a team that is doing everything in its power to beat it into submission. The defending Central Section Division IV Girls Tennis Champions, Wasco Tigers, had the Panthers in that very position this past Wednesday, but just when Corcoran looked ready to taste defeat for the first time this year, the Panthers clawed their way back and eventually pulled away in doubles to claim the 2016 Division IV Valley Title by the score of 6 – 3.

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CNN reports on Pill Glide

Friday, 18 November 2016 08:00 Written by

CNN has featured a report on a medical aid invented by a local pharmacist.
Pill Glide—a spray that makes it easier to swallow pills—was brought to the market by Corcoran’s Jerry Robertson. It is now being marketed by FlavorX, which provided the spray for a trial that was reported on in the journal Pediatrics.

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Micaela Castro

Friday, 18 November 2016 08:00 Written by

Micaela Castro died on September 27, 2016, one week from her 93rd birthday.  She was a life-long Corcoran resident except for the first and last few years of her life and could never bear to be away from her beloved town for too long.

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Vets, volunteers honored

Friday, 18 November 2016 08:00 Written by

By:  Lieutenant Colonel Rudy W. Cardona
 Senior Aerospace Science Instructor

In only a few days our nation’s flag will flutter on porches across the country honoring our veterans.  Small towns with its residents who can trace its military service back for several generations will commence festivities for its local heroes. 

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