For the first time there will be a boys basketball Northern Section championship banner hoisted in David J. Perry Gymnasium at Maxwell High.
The third-seeded Panthers (24-3) survived a second-half scare and sank 5 of 6 free throws in the final two minutes to hold off top-seeded Chester 54-46 on Saturday afternoon at Chico State's Acker G
The Colusa County Sheriff's Office is asking prosecutors to bring criminal charges in connection with the death of Concepcion "C.B." Johnson.
After nearly five months of investigating the suspicious death, the Sheriff's Office submitted a 400-plus page report to the District Attorney's Office.
"The … investigation is ongoi
PARADISE - Tied at 48-48 it was anybody's ball game to win heading into the final quarter in Paradise on Tuesday.
The third-seeded Panthers from Maxwell High and the No. 2 Cougars of Paradise Adventist had been engaged in an all-out catfight and the fur had flown up to that point, with 16 lead changes taking place during the first three
Going up against a team that only lost once all season, the fifth-rated Maxwell High girls saw their dreams of reaching the Division VI championship stopped one game short with a 54-41 loss at top-seeded Westwood on Tuesday.
Six points from Kaily McKinley helped the Lady Panthers (15-6) take an 11-9 lead over the Lumberjacks, but Maxwell
Even today, when Dr. Seuss speaks, people listen.
Sunday would have marked the 110th birthday of Theodor Geisel — a man better known to the world as Dr. Seuss. On Monday, schools, classes and teachers across the U.S. — including some in Colusa County — celebrated the birthday of one of the most renowned American authors
City Councilwoman Marilyn Acree came under fire during the public comment portion of the Colusa City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Supporters of Colusa Fire Chief and acting City Manager Randy Dunn — including staff and volunteer firefighters, two councilmembers, and a few Colusa citizens — voiced their support for Randy
On Sept. 23 at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany, Colusa native Shannon Hennessy was presented with a Bronze Star — the fourth-highest individual military award of the United States Armed Forces — for "exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom."
"I'm not sure I know how to fully express how hono
California water politics was the hot topic at the Sacramento Valley Landowners Association meeting on Thursday at the Maxwell Inn.
While in the past the SVLA has been concerned with flood control issues, the current water shortage crisis in California had the group singing a different tune at this year's gathering.
Now just $2,000 dollars away from reaching the required funding for a digital projector, Colusa Theatre owner Mike Wilkinson is already looking toward the future.
Wilkinson said he just has a few things to work out before he signs on the dotted line for the projector, and he is planning a big "thank you" for the community that has rallie
A few months ago, Ashley Troughton knew little about the Friends of the Colusa County Animal Shelter, an organization that strives to address the needs of abandoned, abused and neglected animals.
But what she found out inspired the 21-year-old Maxwell resident to jump into action.
Troughton organized the first FOCCAS bowling fund
Dorothy Elizabeth Messick Caldwell Bowden passed away peacefully at her home in Grimes on Feb. 23, 2014. She was 93.
She was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Sycamore to Mary A. (Earp) Messick and John A. Messick.
She was a graduate of Colusa High School and a lifelong resident of Colusa County, and she had the distinction of being the Co
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
A bipartisan bill, coauthored by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, aims to appropriate monies to counties for outstanding obligations relating to Payment in Lieu of Taxes payments.
Senate Bill 1410 requests $19 million to make good on outstanding obligations and seeks to appropriate $2 million in annual funding for
On Feb. 21, Premier Mushroom Inc. in Colusa hosted a seminar for students from The Northern California Academy of Leadership at the Colusa Industrial Properties conference room.
The Colusa seminar featured a strength finders component with Peggy Jennings-Severe; a component with Dr. Robert Eyler from Sonoma State; and a component on ensu
From busting flavor to balloon rockets, bouncing basketballs to skittles to popcorn — Johnson Junior High School's first seventh- and eighth-grade science fair was held on Thursday in Arbuckle.
"Overall, we had about 200 boards entered in from 7th and 8th grade. ... It went amazing. I couldn't have asked for more," said Katie Jones
Police are searching for a man who invaded a Williams woman's home and threatened her with a knife.
The woman suffered cuts to her hands after fending off the attacker in the early morning hours on Thursday at her residence in the Valley Ranch subdivision of Williams, police said.
A man broke into the victim's home at about 3:30
George Hernanzez, 24, of Willows was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office at 10:47 p.m. Feb. 27 at Highway 45 and Reservation Road in Colusa County on suspicion of willful discharge of a firearm in a negligent manner, exhibiting/drawing a firearm in the presence of a motor vehicle occupant, possessi
In response to the recent articles concerning North State water supplies, there has been no mention of "temporary groundwater substitution transfers." These so-called "temporary" water transfers have been in existence for over 20 years. Although the transfers do not happen every year, they have been increasing due to the demand by south state op
Maxwell High's varsity basketball teams this year were competitive to say the least. The varsity girls, coached by Leo LaGrande, clinched a league record of 8-2, while the varsity boys, coached by Forrest Bateman, secured a league record of 9-1, earning both teams a spot in the section playoffs.
The varsity boys knew the season would be
Community comes through in drive to save theater
You didn't have to go.
Community movie theaters are an anachronism, a relic of a bygone era. Movies today are shown in edge-of-tomorrow multiplexes full of bells and whistles all designed to distract you from just how much they're taking out of your
A "Thumbs Down" opinion piece published in the Wednesday, Feb. 26, edition of the Colusa County Sun-Herald, mistakenly asserted that acting city manager (and fire chief) Randy Dunn had a vote on the City Council.
Randy Dunn is not a member of the Council and does not get a vote. It was incorrect of the opinion piece to assert that he sho
It was billed as the "last hurrah" for Colusa Theatre, but thanks to a turnout that far exceeded promoters' expectations, it may have in fact been a send-off for the theater's out-dated film projectors.
On Saturday, owner Mike Wilkinson said he still needed to raise about $18,000 to make the switch to a digital projector. After just two
It's often been said that "no man is a team," but for the first half of the game Thursday, one man outscored a team.
Maxwell High's 6-5 center, Zach Troughton, had a distinct size advantage and took full advantage of it by pouring in 21 first-half points to Greenville's 19 as the third-seeded Panthers made short work of the Indians 73-37
It didn't take an eagle eye to realize that a bird of prey was going to emerge with the win in Princeton on Feb. 26.
That's because the Eagles from Princeton High engaged in battle with the Eagles of American Christian Academy in the first round of the Division VI playoffs, with the hometown Eagles feathering their nest with a 51-44 vict
When Jenna Powell was called for her fourth foul in the second quarter, she may have thought she wouldn't see the end of the game.
Not only did she see the end, she was the end.
After Brittany Haywood's shot in the closing seconds rimmed out, Powell's put-back went through the twine at the buzzer to give fifth-seeded Maxwell High