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November 8th, 2011

AmeriGas announces national merger

November 8, 2011

There will soon be only two propane providers in Inyo County as AmeriGas has made an offer to acquire Heritage Operating, L.P. and Titan Energy Partners, L.P. the parent companies of Turner Propane and other smaller local providers such as Lone Pine Propane.
The $2.9 billion deal will secure AmeriGas as the leading propane provider in the nation, according to AmeriGas.

Marion Amolee Weatherly

November 8, 2011

Marion Amolee Weatherly
1929-2011

Funeral services for 51-year Lone Pine resident Marion Amolee “Amie” Weatherly will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 5, 2011 at Mt. Whitney Baptist Church in Lone Pine. Pastor Terry Randolph will officiate. Interment will be at the Mt. Whitney Cemetery.
Born June 18, 1929 in Hartford, Mo., Marion died Nov. 2, 2011 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine. She was 82.

Frank W. Sutton

November 8, 2011

Frank W. Sutton
1927-2011

Frank W. Sutton passed away Oct. 18, 2011 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.
Frank was born in San Diego on Sept. 16, 1927. Frank retired from Southern California Edison and moved to Bishop in 1995. Bishop was a much beloved place to be for Frank as he enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and exploring all around Inyo County. He was also a student of Inyo County history.

Lawrence Kinney

November 8, 2011

Lawrence Kinney
1928-2011

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 83-year-old Bishop resident Lawrence Kinney. Stan Summers of House of Mercy will officiate. Interment will be at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. A Cry Dance shall commence at dusk on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kinney residence at 495 Pa Me Ln., Bishop.
Born in Bishop on Aug. 10, 1928, Lawrence died Oct. 31, 2011 at his home. He was 83.

November 7th

Broncos are HDL champs, unofficially

November 7, 2011

The Bishop Broncos scored their fourth shutout in a row, 49-0, Friday night against the Rosamond Roadrunners, unofficially clinching the High Desert League championship.
With four of the six-school league cannibalizing each other into 2-2 seasons, the win secured the championship for the Broncos with one game remaining, against the Desert Scorpions, in the regular season.
Coach Bill Egan may be the only person in Bishop not speculating on the post-season playoffs. He’s still waiting until after the Desert game, Thursday, Nov. 10.

Golden Eagles: league champions

November 7, 2011

The Lone Pine Golden Eagles are the Hi-Lo League football champions, finishing regular season with an 8-0 record.
The Golden Eagles take on the Lancaster Baptist Eagles this Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in round one of the playoffs. Lancaster Baptist is an at-large team from the tough Heritage League.
Lone Pine is ranked seventh in CIF 8-Man Div. 1; Lancaster Baptist, ninth.

November 3rd

Edna V. Monahan

November 3, 2011

Edna V. Monahan
1926-2011

Edna V. Monahan, 84, of Lumberton, Texas passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Edna was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Dec. 8, 1926 to Charles and Margaret (Vanderbilt) Armstrong.
A resident of Hardin County for the past three years, she was a retired cook for Cal-Tech Institution in Big Pine.

Lawrence Kinney

November 3, 2011

Lawrence Kinney
1928-2011

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 83-year-old Bishop resident Lawrence Kinney. Stan Summers of House of Mercy will officiate. Interment will be at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. A Cry Dance shall commence at dusk on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kinney residence at 495 Pa Me Ln., Bishop.
Born in Bishop on Aug. 10, 1928, Lawrence died Oct. 31, 2011 at his home. He was 83.

Amelia ‘Millie’ Frank

November 3, 2011

Amelia ‘Millie’ Frank
1933-2011

Amelia “Millie” Frank, 78 of Bishop, born in Lida, Nev. Aug. 30, 1933, passed away Oct. 27, 2011 peacefully in her home with her family at her side.
Graveside services will be held at Fish Lake Valley Cemetery on Nov. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m. A potluck luncheon will follow.

Discover local treasures this weekend

November 3, 2011

This weekend, the Eastern Sierra Institute for Collaborative Education is partnering with several local non-profits, businesses and agencies to help residents “discover” their own backyard.
Paula Williams, director of the Eastern Sierra Institute for Collaborative Education, said her group wanted to showcase the natural and cultural history of the vast local area, and came up with the idea of a scavenger-hunt like event. Off the top of their heads, they came up with almost 30 activities to highlight as part of Sierra Discovery Day.

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