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Man saves 8 year-old girl from drowning in river

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK) — On Saturday, June 11th, Jimmy Camp was by the Kern River in Kernville at Frandy campground. After fly fishing, he decided to relax. That's when it happened. An 8-year-old's tube flipped over knocking her upside down. "I just kind of threw my phone on the...
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Kern Life: KERN RIVER VALLEY: Rich with recreational opportunities

The Kern River Valley in the mountains about an hour northeast of Bakersfield is rich with opportunities for recreation ranging from a simple picnic to whitewater rafting. Just as diverse are the communities providing services for visitors. Lake Isabella and Kernville are the largest, but each of the smaller mountain communities also plays an important part in hosting visitors year-round.
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Havilah Courier press comes ‘home’ to Kernville

Holding pieces of old lead and wood type in your palm conjures up thoughts of pioneer newspaper editors, who traveled the frontier hauling their big bulky presses in wagons. In the days before electronic communications and even simple access to telephones, those early newspapers were the ties that bound the country together.
KERNVILLE, CA
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Man saves 8 year-old girl from drowning in Kern River

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — On Saturday, June 11th, Jimmy Camp was by the Kern River in Kernville at Frandy campground. After fly fishing, he decided to relax. That's when it happened. An 8-year-old's tube flipped over knocking her upside down. "I just kind of threw my phone on the...
KERN COUNTY, CA
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No wrongdoing found in case of girl injured by dogs

On Friday, June 3, Kern Valley deputies were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance investigation at Kern Valley Hospital. Upon arrival, the deputies learned a 3-year-old girl from Onyx, California was being treated for injuries inflicted by the family's puppies. An investigation revealed the injuries occurred after the child was accidentally...
ONYX, CA
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Kern Co-ed softball roundup

In Kern co-ed softball action at Kissack Ballfield the first full week of June, runs were crossing the plate in steady fashion and Wild Bunch and Hooligans started the season in a big way. Wild Bunch beats Swingers 14-3 The Swingers hosted the Wild Bunch in Kern Valley co-ed softball...
KERN COUNTY, CA
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Emily Ann Diggles

Born Emily Ann Coe on July 26, 1928, Ms. Emily Diggles, a 30-year resident of Bodfish, California, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2022. She was raised in Logan, Utah, the only daughter of six children, and is survived by her twin younger brothers, Jim Coe of Lake Isabella and Jon Coe who resides in Healesville, VIC Australia with his wife, Susan Coe. She was a mother of four: Edward Martin Gorman (spouse Judy Gorman); Theresa Ann Gorman-Vellutini, deceased 2021; Toni Elaine Gorman-Goggs (spouse Dave Goggs); and Beverly Diane Gorman-Horvath (Lloyd Hollowell). She had eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She had many adventures and lived in several states. Once retired, she left Washington state and settled in the Kern River Valley in 1991 with her husband Don Diggles, deceased 2002.
BODFISH, CA
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Harold Wesley Armet

Harold Wesley Armet, 45, of Havilah, California, went home with the angels on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, California. Wes, as he was known to his family and friends, was born in Tarzana, California on July 16, 1976 to Harold P., Jr. and Gloria (Pettit) Armet. He spent his early years of childhood living in Simi Valley, California, before moving to Havilah with his parents and younger sister, Loura, in 1986.
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Brian Nicolas Tucker

Brian Nicolas Tucker was born on Oct. 9, 1983 in Bakersfield, California, and went to be with our Lord and Savior on April 26, 2022. Brian attended Kernville Elementary School and graduated from Kern Valley High in June 2001. He joined the Navy two weeks after 9/11. He trained and joined military police stationed in London, England. When he returned home, he began working in hydraulics with his dad in Bakersfield.
BAKERSFIELD, CA

Child, 3, injured by family’s puppies: KCSO

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern Valley Deputies were dispatched to Kern Valley Hospital to investigate a suspicious case involving a child on June 3, according to a press release by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies learned the 3-year-old girl was from Onyx and suffered injuries from playing with the family’s puppies while left accidentally […]
KERN COUNTY, CA

Parents blame ‘littermate syndrome’ after pack of dogs ‘eat’ two-year-old daughter’s face

The parents of a two-year-old girl who sustained life-changing injuries in a puppy attack are warning others about so-called “littermate syndrome”, which could be to blame.“Littermate syndrome” refers to a number of behavioural issues that occur in puppies beyond the age of eight to 10 weeks of age, when puppies are usually separated and placed in separate homes.Writing in a GoFundMe fundraiser since the attack earlier this month, Felicity’s mother Michele Thomas said she was driving to a nearby supermarket in Onyx, California, when she was phoned by her husband.Ms Thomas said her husband told her on the phone...
ONYX, CA

Man accused of shooting at police pleads not guilty

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Not-guilty pleas were entered Wednesday on behalf of a Lake Isabella man police say shot at officers during a chase. Robert John Vaughn, 48, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder, being a felon in possession of a gun, grand theft firearm, vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle […]
BAKERSFIELD, CA

Ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate pedestrian path

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Works and the Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Hot Springs Valley Preserve Multi-Use Path Greening Project, according to a press release by the Kern County Public Works. The Hot Springs Valley Preserve Multi-Use Path Greening Project was proposed […]
KERN COUNTY, CA
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