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Avenal High School student arrested for making shooting threat, police say

A 17-year-old Avenal High School has been arrested, accused of making a shooting threat against the school.

Avenal teen arrested for school shooting threat  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — A 17-year-old student was arrested after making shooting threats against Avenal High School, Avenal Police Department officials said.

Avenal High School gets top accreditation  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Avenal High School received good news last week that highlighted the school's work toward student success.

Friday Morning Football - Avenal High School

The Avenal High Buccaneers take on the Sierra Pacific High School Golden Bears tonight at Avenal High School.

Grand jury investigates Avenal district  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Complaints led to an investigation of a Kings County school district this year.

Tony Lewis Henderson, Sr.  Hanford Sentinel

Tony Lewis Henderson, Sr. August 11, 1959 – October 2, 2018. Tony Henderson, Sr. was a great Husband, Father, Papa, Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend.

SLO County couple lost 4 family members in a church van crash. Faith helped them cope  The Tribune

Cholame, California, restaurant owners Ed and Stella Randall had four family members killed in a church van crash near Lemoore in the 1980s. So they sought ...

Captain of the ship: Avenal’s Luis Mendez was 4-year team captain  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL - Avenal boys soccer coach Bill Vallem knew Luis Mendez was a special player when he was just a freshman.

Youth advocates say some Central Valley schools resisting their voter education efforts  EdSource

Students and youth advocates working on an ambitious civic engagement and voter registration effort in schools across California's Central Valley this year have ...

This Central Valley boxer is fighting for the title Saturday – and for immigrant rights  Sacramento Bee

Boxer Jose Ramirez, who once worked the fields in California's Central Valley, fights for the World Boxing Council's super lightweight belt at Madison Square ...

Crime and police stories: Feb. 26 - March 11 | Crime  Hanford Sentinel

A Lemoore High School student took a gun on campus. An Avenal High School student was arrested after posting a shooting threat on social media. Also, two ...

Orland "Corky" MacFarlane  Hanford Sentinel

Orland 'Corky' MacFarlane. October 16, 1934-October 25, 2018. Former Armona resident, Orland Rene MacFarlane, better known as “Corky” of Hanford, ...

Avenal proud of new stadium, tech gadgets  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Students who returned to school this week in the Reef-Sunset Unified School District are bound to notice a few changes.

High School students better prepared for college  Hanford Sentinel

Both College of the Sequoias and West Hills College Lemoore offer dual enrollment programs for high school students to get their foot in the door.

Students witness government in action  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — It's not out of the ordinary to hear the phrases “I make a motion to approve” and “I second that motion” at a Kings County Board of Supervisors.

Buccaneers sweep individual championships  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — The Avenal High School Cross-Country team swept all four individual champions on Nov. 8 at the West Sierra League championship meet at Rice ...

Cuesta College announces new superintendent  New Times SLO

After six months of interviews, public forums, and a narrowed-down field of candidates, Cuesta College announced Jill Stearns as its new superintendent.

Meet the candidates: Lemoore City Council District C  Hanford Sentinel

LEMOORE — The midterm election is Nov. 6. In preparation for the election, the Sentinel asked candidates in local races to answer questions so voters can get ...

Ag leaders of tomorrow being taught in novel Valley program  The Fresno Bee

A class of 124 graduates from Wonderful Ag Career Prep is demonstrating the power of high school that combines college and career preparation in the San ...

County graduation rates remain on par  Hanford Sentinel

While state graduation rates continue to increase, Kings County districts showed a very slight decrease in high school graduation rates for the first time in five ...

Avenal football player dies in I-5 accident  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL – The Avenal community and youth football supporters throughout the state are stepping up to help the family of Even Perez, a 10-year-old player for ...

Nicholas J. Ivans  Hanford Sentinel

Nicholas J. Ivans, long time Avenal businessman and community leader passed away in Coalinga, CA on February 15, 2015, just two days before his 91st ...

Homegrown Hanford hero takes time out for kids  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Hanford High School football star Shawn Wills returned home last week to address the next generation of Kings County athletes.

University High wins Fresno County Academic Decathlon for the seventh time  Fresno Bee

About 300 students from 24 high schools in Fresno County completed the 36th Annual Fresno County Academic Decathlon on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 as many ...

West Hills planning Avenal college center  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Students in this small rural town could be getting a new college center within the next few years.

Kings County high schools announce valedictorians  Hanford Sentinel

During graduation practice on Tuesday morning, Corcoran High School senior Julia Davila learned she was going to be one of the school's valedictorians — a ...

Forum to focus on college center  Hanford Sentinel

AVENAL — Avenal residents will get a chance to speak their minds about a new college center on Wednesday.

Last day of instruction, grad dates for Kings County schools  Hanford Sentinel

The school year is ending and graduation dates are scheduled for Kings County schools.

Juanita Faruzzi  Hanford Sentinel

Juanita Faruzzi passed away February 5th in Hanford of natural causes. Born in rural Tennessee in 1931 to Clarence and Mildred Anderson, Juanita lived briefly ...

Congratulations 2016 Honored Scholars!  KFSN-TV

Every year, ABC30 salutes the top graduating seniors from Central Valley high schools. These Honored Scholars are featured on the air and online as part of ...

Firebaugh boys basketball coach Jim McCall walking away after 37 years  Fresno Bee

Jim McCall walks away now, and for those familiar with his Asics sneakers typically in flight, this is borderline unbearable.

Being a cop in challenging times  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD – There's the national news – police facing criticism and protests for highly publicized officer-involved fatal shootings involving civilians; police ...

Valley high school students encouraged to apply for state arts summer school  Fresno Bee

Application deadline for the California State Summer School for the Arts, or CSSSA, is Feb. 28.

A culture of academic excellence  Hanford Sentinel

Lemoore Middle College High School once again prevailed over the competition Saturday as the 35th Kings County Academic Decathlon culminated with the ...

Dual enrollment programs attract more high school students  Hanford Sentinel

Local community colleges have seen an increase in the number of high school students taking advantage of programs that allow them to earn college credit ...

Kings County Homecoming Committee's Kings and Queens  Hanford Sentinel

Hanford King and Queen:Doug and Reneé True. Doug and Reneé met in Winona, Minn., while attending college. They married on Dec. 17, 1960, after which ...

Local sex traffickers sentenced in superior court  Hanford Sentinel

TULARE — Quinton Brown and Gerald Turner have been sentenced to multiple felony charges of sex trafficking of a minor, Tulare County Sheriff's officials said.

Two local grads earn scholarships from Family Health Care Network  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. tulare county – A new batch of hard working students have been awarded scholarships from Family HealthCare Network. Most of the students ...

Educational employees receive awards  Hanford Sentinel

A principal, transportation supervisor and teacher were recognized for their hard work at the 2016 Kings County Excellence in Education Awards ceremony ...

Pioneer Middle School hires new principal  Hanford Sentinel

Jamie Rogers is the new principal at Pioneer Middle School as of Monday.

10-year-old dead in crash on Hwy 41  Hanford Sentinel

A Selma woman allegedly driving while intoxicated crashed into a car with five passengers, killing a 10-year-old boy, California Highway Patrol officials said.

New flower shop in downtown Hanford  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — Downtown Hanford welcomed a new business this week.

Kathy Villarreal  Hanford Sentinel

Kathy Villarreal died peacefully at her home in Hanford, California at the age of 61 on December 4, 2014, following a brief illness with cancer. She was ...

Police search for prowler  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — The Hanford Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a prowler who attempted to break into a home over the weekend.

No injuries after train crashes into car  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — California Highway Patrol officials said no one was hurt after an Amtrak train crashed into a vehicle that had gotten stuck on the railroad tracks in ...

Helicopter crashes into Tulare County almond orchard  Hanford Sentinel

TULARE — A helicopter crashed into an almond orchard near Pixley on Wednesday, leaving the pilot with minor injuries, Tulare County Sheriff's officials said.

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