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June 7th, 2012

Mervin J. Sam

June 7, 2012

Mervin J. Sam
1963-2012

Mervin Sam, 48, a former longtime resident of the Owens Valley, passed away on May 30, 2012 in Reno, Nev. at Renown Hospital with his family at his side.  

Kenney Scruggs

June 7, 2012

Kenney Scruggs
1949-2012

Kenney Scruggs, the Bishop attorney and civic activist who became a voice in court for children trapped in their parents’ custody battles, has died after a struggle with cancer. She was 62.
Scruggs worked tirelessly on criminal and domestic cases, and often took on unpopular clients and cases without concern for the personal consequences. Her friends and relatives will remember her best for her personal devotion to loved ones who needed her.

Jeffrey Clifton Paco, Sr.

June 7, 2012

Jeffrey Clifton Paco, Sr.
1964-2012

Jeffrey Clifton Paco, Sr. beloved husband, father, son and grandpa, was born Aug. 25, 1964 to Jess Robert Paco Sr. and Virginia Jelinek.  
He married Maria Elaine Vega on Aug. 25, 1985.  

June 6th

Bishop AYSO ends season with big wins

June 6, 2012

Bishop AYSO teams recorded wins at both the Toiyabe League and tournament levels last weekend to end their Spring Select soccer season.
The eight-week season culminated at the Toiyabe Tournament, June 2-3 at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City, Nev.
The two Bishop Under-10 girls teams finished one-two in league with coach Eric Tillemans’ team taking first with 27 points over coach Winzenread’s team with 25 points.
Coach Chuy Gonzales’ U10 boys team finished third in league play.

Ghost Peppers, BSers score victories

June 6, 2012

The Bishop Nursery Ghost Peppers crept past the Reds in Division C of the Bishop Adult Softball League action Tuesday night.
The division leader, Bad Company, wasn’t as lucky with a 1-17 loss to the BSers.
The Reds jumped out to a 0-4 lead in the top of the first. Taylor Neubauer scored the first run off a double from Earl Lent.
With two runners on and 2 outs, Darren Spoonhunter slammed an in-the-park home run to the fenceline to bring in 3 runs for the 0-4 lead.
The Peppers got off to a slow start in the bottom of the inning.

Local teens given sobering truth about distracted driving

June 6, 2012

When Bishop California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Dennis Cleland asked the Lone Pine High School student body IMPACT Teen Drivers assembly audience, “What is lethal,” they called out answers like: driving under the influence, using a cell phone, texting, driving with both ear phones in, drugs, no seat belts and even eating. Cleland commented on that last one. “Yes, that’s the deadliest restaurant.”

Sierra Nevada Conservancy board to meet in Inyo

June 6, 2012

With major decisions to be made in regards to the Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy has scheduled a busy week that includes a tour of the facility outside of Independence, the award of nearly $5 million in grants and a reception.

Bishop Adult Softball League Standings

June 6, 2012

Coed A/B Division
M&Ms 2-0
Just NDN’s 2-0
Native Mixed 2-0 Shirts & Skirts 1-1
Nite Owl/Brown’s
Salvage 1-1
High Country
Lumber 1-1
Rusty’s/Dondero 0-1
Red Thunder 0-2
PPC/Stewart
Construction 0-3

Men’s Division
What Evers Clever
Sierra Reader 3-0
Team Rusty’s 2-1
Mad Batters 2-1
Glass Mechanix/Hit
and Run 2-0-1
West Bishop 1-2
Jerky Boys 1-1
The Slugs 0-2-1
Reds 0-2
Shock and Awe 0-2

Coed C Division
Bad Company 4-1
Show Us Your Hits 4-0-1
Eastern Sierra Propane/Elks/Hi Country Market 3-2
BSers/Kendal Eng. 3-1-1
Bishop Nursery Ghost
Peppers 3-1

Triathlon Results

June 6, 2012

Results from Sunday’s Swim Team Triathlon fundraiser:

Adult Sprint Men
1. Nicolas Shaver 1:08:54
2. Marty Hornick 1:13:35
3. Robert Holder 1:13:38
4. Jake Kiddoo 1:18:48
5. Tim Shultz 1:20:54
6. Arnie Kiddoo 1:23:59
7. Ronnie Saenz 1:30:30

Adult Sprint Women
1. Emily Underkoffler 1:19:23
2. Cyndee Kiddoo 1:28:09
3. Niki Lowden 1:28:34
4. Brittany Wright 1:34:00
5. Isabel Connolly 1:40:25
6. Fleur Connolly 1:46:05
7. Jill Williams 1:49:29
7. Teresa Boys 1:49:29
9. Pat Ramirez 2:00:22

Kids Full
1. Sydney Morgenstein 29:56
2. Molly Foster 30:32

Bishop Little League update

June 6, 2012

Bishop Little League season is coming to an end with closing ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-noon on Field 3 at Bishop City Park.
The league governing board will be holding elections for five vacant positions that same Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon. Anyone interesting in a board position should fill out a Volunteer Application to be submitted to Information Officer Ilissa Twomey for placement on the ballot by Wednesday, June 13.
All members in good standing are eligible to vote in the election June 16 from 11 a.m.-noon at Field 3.

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