Theresa Helen Smith
Theresa Helen Smith, 95, of Willows, died Nov. 27, 2013, in Willows. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, 114 N. Shasta St. Willows.
Michael Howard Hughes
Michael Howard Hughes, 66, of Willows died Nov. 24, 2013.
James Thomas Daniels
Michael H. Long, 29, of Orland, was arrested by the Orland Police Department at 1:32 a.m. Nov. 28 on Fifth Street, on suspicion of controlled substance possession. He was booked into the Glenn County Jail. Bail was set at $10,000.
Matthew D. Kavathas, 28, of Chico, was arrested by the Willows P
A divided Orland City Council handed the mayoral gavel back to Jim Paschall on Monday.
In what is an end of year ritual for most cities, the reins of power rotate when the new mayor and vice mayor are selected to run the meetings and preside over ceremonies for the coming year.
Paschall, who served as mayor in 2011, was selected
The Orland Chamber of Commerce kicked off the Christmas season on Saturday with its downtown parade and tree-lighting ceremony.
The annual event, originally started by the Orland Business Improvement Association, created a holiday event for the community that also served to attract shoppers downtown.
Although Saturday's event, no
A hard freeze has been forecast starting today through Saturday, said the National Weather Service, which issued a formal warning to Northern Sacramento Valley that overnight temperatures could run from the low 30s to the low 20s during that time.
The warning states, "Impacts: cold temperatures could kills crops and sensitive vegetation,
With more than 250 vendors at the 38th annual Orland Craft Fair selling everything from pomegranate jelly to fine art, visitors said they would never start their holiday shopping anywhere else.
"There is no place I would rather be on Thanksgiving weekend than here," said Dorothia Stephens of Chico. "It's this show — not Black Frida
Christmas comes to Willows
A unique selections of gifts, homemade goodies, handmade items, holiday crafts and gifts for everyone on your Christmas list will be available at the Christmas Craft Fair, sponsored by the Willows Chamber of Commerce. The annual event will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at St. Monica's Parish Hall,
In just three short years, the Orland Art Center has become the premiere gallery in the North State.
The Fourth Street art gallery has provided the community with monthly exhibits, professionally taught art workshops, children's art classes, educational lectures and seminars, and has become the town's cultural center, officials said Satu
Frida Valle, from left, Katie Freitas and Emmy Henning show their wares at the Hamilton City Christmas Tree Lot, which is now open. Hamilton FFA will be selling trees, wreathes and mandarins from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday to Sunday at the Hamilton High School Farm. Stop by and get a tree perfect for your home. Trees range from 4 feet all of the way u
The Glenn County Sheriff's office lost another longtime employee Tuesday when the Glenn County wished Karen Brown a happy retirement.
Brown started her career as a correctional officer in the Glenn County Jail in 1986, where she was charged with the care and custody of inmates, along with emergency dispatching and record duties.
"AB 109 has impacted California more than any other law concerning law enforcement," said Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones, at a recent meeting of the Orland Rotary Club.
Sheriff Jones continued, "This law has changed the way we think, handle law enforcement, handle inmates, and has changed the way we do business."
Thumbs down Orland Unified administration receives vote of ‘no confidence’Orland Unified School District teachers and members of a citizens’ group criticized how the adminstrators and school board members are handling the district’s financial crisis at last week’s school board meeting
Compiled from the archives of the Glenn Transcript and other local papers:
100 years ago
Our Thanksgiving passed in the good old quiet way. We are all very thankful for the many blessings of the past year. While many have had their path strewn with roses and others have stepped from thorn to thorn, but if 'tis God'
Approximately 295 Glenn County 4-H members participated in the Glenn County 4-H Livestock Judging Field Day Nov. 16.
Top Point winners included Trinity Cobb of the Lake 4-H, in the junior division; Austin Burreson, Lake 4-H, intermediate; Raelene Garnett, Clover 4-H, senior.
Team winners were: Junior: Trinity Cobb, Kyle Lowe and
The League of California Cities held its final 2013 board of directors meeting Nov. 7-8 in Newport Beach, where the focus was on setting the organization's strategic goals for the coming year.
Members of the League's entire leadership participated in this process.
Orland Councilman Bruce Roundy participated in the meeting as an o
When it comes to legendary animals, Smokey Bear is as familiar to pre-school children as Big Bird and Barney.
Smokey Bear, along with U.S. Forest Service Fire Prevention Officer Jeff Vance and other Forest Service firefighters, visited Joyful Noise Preschool in Willows last week as part of the agency's fire prevention education program.
The Willows and Williams high school girls soccer teams went at it in Willows on Monday, with the result a 3-1 win for the Lady Honkers.
It was the second game of the year for the Willows squad, while the Lady Yellowjackets were making their season debut.
The Willows offense kept the pressure on the entire game, taking 11 shots i
The Willows High volleyball team saw its state playoff run stopped in the first round Nov. 26, as the eighth-seeded Honkers (30-7) lost to top-seeded Menlo (31-5) 25-11, 25-16, 25-12 in Atherton.
"Menlo put up some huge hitters and a well-organized blocking department," said Willows coach Carol Martin. "They were tough servers too. The s
Willows 3, Williams 1
The hometown Honkers picked up their first win of the year versus Williams on Monday.
Willows took a 1-0 first-half lead with a score by Giovanni Gutierrez, but the Yellowjackets scored in the second half to tie the game at 1-1.
After Gutierrez was fouled on a breaka
Willows free-throw contests Saturday
The Willows Elks Lodge #1786 and Saint Monica's Council #2054 of the Knights of Columbus are sponsoring their Hoop Shoot competitions Saturday at the Willows Intermediate School Gym. The gym doors will open for warm-ups at 8:30 a.m. and the contests will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The contests ar
These questions were asked on the state Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
Question: Our church owns about 700 acres in the foothills of Northern California. We recently had someone shoot at a 6-point buck, wound it, and screech away off the property. We called the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), who sen
Three file drawers full of folders of brand new sports schedules can only mean one thing — the sports seasons they are a-changin'.
Each change of the seasons reminds me of the start of another school year, with a brand new book bag and a new supply of freshly-sharpened No. 2 pencils. Yes, I'm that old that I used pencils in school.
It may not have been in the forecast, but visiting Winters buried Hamilton High under a blizzard of offense on Friday, scoring 29 first-half points and another 28 in the second half to defeat the Braves 57-28 in the Division III championship game.
Warriors junior quarterback Jacob Lowrie ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more, uti