The work of Marysville artist Max Komissarchick will be displayed by the Colusa County Art Council, across Market Street from Davison Drugs & Stationary, throughout March. There will be reception for the artist on March 24, but his work is currently on display.
Soroptimists to host St. Paddy's dinner
The Colusa County Friends of the Library will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Colusa County Library at 738 Market St. in Colusa.
The meeting will feature an appearance by award-winning science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson, who will be the guest speaker as part of the group's
The Sacramento Valley Landowners Association will be holding its annual dinner meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Maxwell Inn, 81 Oak St., Maxwell. Dan Walters, a political columnist for the Sacramento Bee, will be the guest speaker on the topic of California water politics. For reservations, contact Barbara LeVake at 530-673-5237
A specialist from California Adoption Services will give a presentation on adoption procedures at a workshop frim 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Morse Conference Room at Colusa County Library.
The specialist will explain how potential families are assessed and how placement works. Written information will also be available.
A Relay For Life is being planned for Colusa County. The event is an opportunity to provide information and resources for cancer prevention and early detection, honor cancer survivors in the community, remember loved ones who have passed, and to raise money for cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services — all in one place.
The Colusa County Fair Board recently elected its new board of directors.
The new board members and officials are Tony Garofalo, president; Dan O'Connol, vice president; and Sue Gibbs, Laurie Costa, Terry Bresler, Bob Vierra, Joy Shiflett, Walt Seaver and Jamie Trainham.
Colusa County's 75th Annual Fair is coming up, and the boar
Local group Highway 20 Band will be playing a show at Toby Keith's "I Love This Bar and Grill," 440 Palladio Parkway in Folsom. The show will be Friday from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
"It's a really big deal for us. It's one of the biggest venues we've ever played," said lead man Gene McKasson.
For more info, visit the band's Facebook page: w
Colusa County Sheriff Scott Marshall has announced he will be holding a number of community meetings across the county. The meetings are an effort to better understand and address the problems that affect the everyday lives of the residents of Colusa County. Sheriff's Office personnel and other government agencies will be in attendance to help a
The inaugural Friends of the Colusa County bowling fundraiser will be held at 10 a.m. March 1 at Riverside Lanes in Colusa. All participants must fill out an entry form and return it to Kyle Miller, PO Box 867, Maxwell CA, by Feb. 15.
Three games cost $25 per person, with a charge of $5 for additional games. Cash and raffle donations are
First 5 Colusa Children & Families Commission and Colusa County Public Health Department will be offering three partial scholarships for traning to be a certified lactation counselo, to be held in Colusa on Feb. 3-7, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The applicants must serve children prenatal to age 5 in Colusa County.
They must attend th
The 24th Annual Colusa Rotary Dinner and Fundraiser will take place on Saturday in the Festival Hall of the Colusa County Fairgrounds.
The event is a fundraiser for scholarships and community projects. Cocktails start at 6:30 p.m., and the dinner and drawing begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $125 per couple, and ticket numbers are l
The Colusa Lion's club has announced the winners of the 2013 Christmas House Decorating Contest:
First: Tony Guidera — 2632 Third St. (Walnut Ranch).
Second: Dan & Toni Kiely — 254 Allen Circle.
Third: John Smart — 303 Webster St.
Pictures of the winning houses' decoratio
The Williams Community Center is looking for talented local acts for its bi-annual Entertainment Spectacular at 6 p.m. Jan. 11. Sound check and rehearsal will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10.
Both will be held at the Williams Community Center, 860 C St. in Williams. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 27. To participate, contact Melissa at (530)-458
The Chips for Kids toy drive is underway, hosted by the Williams California Highway Patrol and Impact Life Thrift store.
Donation of a new, unwrapped toy are being accepted through Dec. 19. Toys collected will benefit Colusa County residents and will be given away on Dec. 21 at Burchfield Elementary School.
For more information a
The Colusa Lions and Sun-Herald are sponsoring a Christmas decorations contest for homes with a Colusa ZIP code. Entry forms can be picked up at Messick's, Tommy's and Superior Tire.
Entries must be submitted by Saturday. Judging will take place on Dec. 15. Cash prizes of $200, $150 and $100 will be awarded to the top three homes.
Jakob Navarrete, a fifth-grade student from Arbuckle Elementary in Arbuckle, won the regional final Agribee against 18 other students on Friday at the Patrick Ranch in Durham.
The Butte County Farm Bureau hosted the event.
Contestants competed in several, elimination rounds, where they were required to spell and define each agric
The Colusa County Department of Agriculture will have its annual grower meeting 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 4. The meeting will be held at the Colusa County Fairgrounds Festival Hall. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
For more information, call 458-0580.
Christmas Bazaar to be set at Community Hall
• Concepcion "CB" Bautista Johnson, 51, of Colusa, found Nov. 14, 2013. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church today at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.
A past president of Colusa County Youth Football is accused of embezzling nearly $14,000 from the organization between July 23-Dec. 18, 2012, according to Colusa County District Attorney John Poyner.
Poyner said he plans to file a complaint today charging Rebecca Frias with five felony county counts, including three counts of forgery, on
Susan Ann Buckley Ash, 72, of Dixon, wife of Lloyd Ash, pastor of Maxwell United Methodist Church, died Oct. 25, 2013. Memorial services will be held Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Maxwell United Methodist Church.
Christmas Tyme in Colusa is 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 on Market Street In Colusa.
The deadline for the Tractor Decorating Competition, booth applications, and donations is fast approaching. The Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the "Decorate Your Window Contest" for storefront businesses on Market Street.
Applications for the
The Family Water Alliance will host its annual Hot Cajun Night fundraiser on Nov. 16 at the Maxwell Veterans Hall, 250 Oak St.
The annual event is a night of good spirits, food and fun, featuring a cocktail reception, dinner, raffle, door prizes and an auction. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m.
The alliance's famous dinner menu is ser
There will be a Junior Hunter Trap Shoot on Sunday at Raahauge's Hunting & Sporting Clays on Road 6 southwest of Dunnigan.
The event begins at 8 a.m. and will feature a lunch later in the day.
Ammunition for both 12-gauge and 20-gauge shotguns will be provided.
Participation is limited to the first 40 shooters to sign
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