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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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Holiday pie contest

Thursday, 03 November 2016 07:00 Written by

The Corcoran Journal and the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce are looking for the best pies in the community. The annual Thanksgiving Pie Contest will offer Corcoran Cash to the top three entries.

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Billy Wayne Walker

Thursday, 03 November 2016 07:00 Written by

Services were held for Billy Wayne Walker, who passed away quietly at his home October 7, 2016 at the age of 62.  Billy was born February 22, 1954 in Corcoran, California to Osa A. Walker and Barbara B. Nearn Walker. 

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Graciano Diaz, 67

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 07:00 Written by


Mass services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Graciano Diaz, 67, of Corcoran.


Mr. Diaz was preceded in death by his parents, Jesus Diaz and Aurelia Diaz; sisters, Virginia Salazar and Antonia Mayorga; and brothers, Benjamin Diaz and Angel Diaz.


Graciano is survived by one brother, Hermelindo Diaz of Corcoran.

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