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
There are several ways to reach us at the Colusa County Sun-Herald:
For news: Call reporter Brian Pearson at 713-9519 or reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with news tips and story ideas.
Also, Content Editor Richard Olmsted may be reached at 749-4772 or
There are several ways to reach us at the Colusa County Sun-Herald:
For news: Call reporter Brian Pearson at 713-9519 or reach him by email at email@example.com with news tips and story ideas. Also, Content Editor Richard Olmsted may be reached at 749-4772 or
The Sutter Buttes Sportsman Association is putting on a free hunters' safety course at 100 Sunrise Blvd. in Colusa this weekend. Mike Russow will be the instructor.
The classes run 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided at the Saturday class.
Participants are encouraged to take advantage of fre
CCI Insurance Services Inc. — formerly ColCo Insurance Services — has new ownership, management and a new location to go with a new name.
The company is leaving its 411 Main St. location in Colusa and moving to the former DMV building at 305 Fremont St.
On Thursday, CCI Insurance Services Inc. will open the doors of i
Maxwell Sacred Heart Parish Annual Bazaar will be held from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Maxwell Legion Hall.
Takeout is also available. Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-10 and 3 and under eat free. There will also be a raffle, silent auction, country store with homemade crafts and foods, paddle wheel and games for th
The Colusa County Sheriff's office is holding an assortment of found property, including bikes, tools, keys and other items. To identify and claim missing items, contact 458-0207.
Broadband is meeting topic
People are invited to discuss broadband issues in the North State from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the Colusa County Libr
Beginning Thursday, Colusa County Library will offer story time, activities and arts and crafts for children. The activities are geared toward 4- to 8-year-olds, but any age is welcome. The weekly one-hour event begins 6:30 p.m. every Thursday except Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Orland class reunion to be held at Rolling Hills Casino
The eighth annual Colusa Crawdad Festival sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 2145 and featuring live music will be held at the Colusa County Fairgrounds from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the event support community charities.
More information can be found at colusacrawdadfestival.org.
Orland class reunion s
A community blood drive will be held from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. today at the Presbyterian Church, 326 Jay St., Colusa.
Participants will earn MyBloodSource Rewards to redeem online.
For more information, call 1-866-822-5663.
Tailgate Food Giveaway
The North State Food Bank will be distributing food boxes with a ra
The Community Action Agency of Butte County's surplus government commodities have been scheduled:
• 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. today, American Legion Post No. 218, Maxwell. 438-2389.
• 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Colusa Senior Center/Boy Scout Cabin, 901 Parkhill St. 458-0494.
• 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday, Willia
Hot Rods will be playing at the Museum Park, also known as Venice Park, at 6 p.m. Thursday. In addition to music, the Williams Fire Department will be cooking food.
Princeton to host fundraisers to benefit students, athletes
The Princeton Community Eagles' yard sale and Princeton High School football team and cheerleaders
Free and reduced-price meals are available at Princeton Joint Unified schools as part of the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program.
Household size and income are used to determine eligibility for each family.
For more information, including eligibility requirements, call Princeton Joint Unified School District office at 439-226
The trial of Paul Moore, a Grimes man charged with murder in the July 16, 2011, death of Roberto Ayala, will move to Sacramento on Monday morning.
Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Thompson agreed to a change of venue requested by defense attorney Linda Parisi in late July during pre-trial hearings.
Thompson will continu
The Colusa Library will host a pet adoption day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Memorial Park, 10th and Market streets.
Activities will include pet adoption, demonstrations, information booths, a craft area for children, a raffle and more.
Prop. 218 workshop Tuesday
The City of Colusa will host a workshop beginning at