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Archive - May 23, 2011


Darlene Minnie Benson (Lamfers)

May 23, 2011

Darlene Minnie Benson (Lamfers)

Memorial services to be held at a later date for 38-year Bishop and Mammoth Lakes resident Darlene Minnie Benson (Lamfers).
From Belmond, IA, Darlene was born Sept. 5, 1947 and passed away on May 17, 2011 at Bishop Care Center after a battle with cancer. She was 63.

Bishop High students win History Day contest

May 23, 2011

Two Bishop Union High School seniors will be going to Maryland in June to compete in the National History Day Finals.
Amelia Koske-Phillips won in the exhibit category for her project titled “Mono Lake: Finding Balance Through Debate And Diplomacy.”
Laura Stickells won in the exhibit category for her project titled “The Berlin Wall: From Failed Diplomacy to Diplomatic Evolution.”
The two students won finals in the Senior Division in San Jose among 1,000 fellow student competitors and will advance to the National Finals, June 12-16.

Bishop Care Center sued for alleged neglect

May 23, 2011

A trial date has been set for a lawsuit against the Bishop Care Center, its parent corporation, Horizon West Healthcare, Inc., and five employees that alleges reckless, neglectful and abusive treatment of a patient.
The trial is scheduled to begin March 9, 2012. Judge Dean Stout will be presiding.
According to a complaint filed in Inyo County Superior Court, the victim, then 77, was admitted to the Bishop Care Center in 2005 after suffering a small stroke.

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