Archive - Sep 2010
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. this Saturday at the Baptist Church in Independence for Karl Eugene Cavanagh, who died Sept. 2, 2010 at the age of 86.
Karl is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Suzie McCune; son-in-law, Donnie McCune; grandson, Marty McCune; and many nieces and nephews.
In keeping with her request, no services will be held for 65-year Lone Pine resident Shirley J. White.
Born Dec. 24, 1923 in Los Angeles, Shirley died Sept. 4, 2010 in Lone Pine. She was 86.
Shirley married Bob White in 1945 and they operated the Lone Pine Airport and Tunnel Air Camp for more than 30 years.
They had two children: daughter Barbara, who is married to Don Cauvel of Bakersfield; and son Robert, who is married to Jeanne White of Lone Pine. Shirley also had four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
At her request, no services were held for longtime Bishop resident Dorothy Beryle (Feige) Carr.
She died peacefully on Aug. 17, 2010 at the Bishop home of her beloved niece, Beryl Ann Rea, at the age of 95.
Dorothy Beryle Carr was born in Bishop on Aug. 20, 1914 to Leora and Joseph Feige, a two-time mayor of Bishop. Upon graduation from Bishop High School, she attended Redlands University and the University of Southern California. She was a music teacher in Southern California for more than 40 years. After living with her sister in Monterey, she returned to Bishop in 2008.
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority is rolling out its latest cost-savings plan â€“ literally.
In order to save money and continue offering daily service to residents, Checkpoint buses will begin picking up residents at fixed locations and taking them to their chosen destinations next week.
Local teens and a couple parents were presented with a tour de force of pregnancy issues on Thursday at the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Forum in Bishop.
Experts from law enforcement, the courts, Wild Iris and Health and Human Services presented the clear facts on every aspect of sex and young adults, from sexual health to healthy sexuality, to sexting and registering as a sex offender to child support.
As of Sept. 9, the Inyo National Forest will be implementing a change in the fee program for Reds Meadow Valley.
This fee change is the result of a proposal that received public comment in 2009 and was approved by the California Recreation Resource Advisory Committee and the U.S. Forest Service over the summer of 2010.
Bishop Police Chief Kathleen Sheehan said the area has given her the breath of fresh air and healing she was searching for, and now itâ€™s time for her to move on.
Sheehan announced her resignation on Wednesday. Her last day before becoming the new Chief of Police for Port Hueneme will be Friday, Sept. 17.
Lone Pineâ€™s football team may have fallen against Tonopah, 24-51, in its first game of the season, but the Eagles didnâ€™t quit after struggling in the first quarter.
â€śThe effort was the biggest positive,â€ť said first-year Lone Pine coach Chris Riesen, â€śThey didnâ€™t give up after we got down.â€ť
The Eagles fumbled the ball three times and trailed 22-6 after the first quarter.
Lone Pine settled down in the second quarter and held the Muckers to a touchdown.
Late in the second half, the Eagles took control and they outscored Tonopah, 12-9, in the fourth quarter.
In a back-and-forth battle that took the full strength of the Big Pine football teamâ€™s roster, the Warriors toppled Lancaster Baptist, 33-27, Saturday.
â€śIt was a hard-hitting game,â€ť said Big Pine coach Mark Tillemans. â€śThey (Lancaster Baptist) took our punches and didnâ€™t give up.â€ť
Big Pine jumped ahead early, but two special teams breakdowns allowed the Eagles to get back in the game.
After going ahead, 13-0, in the first quarter, the Warriors quickly added to their lead in the second quarter, taking a 19-0 lead. But the Eagles didnâ€™t quit, as they ran back the kickoff for a touchdown.
In their opening game of the season, the Broncos football team showed why they are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Division as they downed Linfield Christian, 38-6, Friday.
With the victory, Bishop ended the fifth-ranked Lionsâ€™ 15-game winning streak that started last season.
The Broncos were in control from the beginning as they took a 24-0 halftime lead.
â€śI was particularly impressed with the intensity of the boys,â€ť said Bishop coach Bill Egan.
Bishop used a ground attack to devastate the Lionsâ€™ defense. The Broncos rushed for 326 yards as a team.