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Conch's Corner - Nov. 21, 2019

On Nov. 15, a group of us traveled to Fresno to testify at a hearing of the California Transportation Commission. I was in attendance with Councilmember Cathy Prout of Shafter and Councilmember Olivia...

 

Couch's Corner

I recently learned of the Housing Authority of Kern’s concept of using farm labor camps they own in Shafter and Lamont to house about 50 homeless women from Kern County temporarily this winter....

 

Pastor's Corner - Oct. 3, 2019

James, the half-brother of Jesus, shared a bold statement that causes one to question whether he was in His right mind: "Count it all joy, brothers, when we face various trials” (James 1:2-3). Has...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 26, 2019

"Be still and know that I am God...” --Psalm 46a No, I am not going to preach you a sermon this morning; this verse is just apropos to what I have been thinking about and dealing with -- thought...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 12, 2019

“Do unto others as you would have Them do unto you.”--The Golden Rule “For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 5, 2019

Do you find it difficult to find peace in a chaotic world? At the rhythm that our world is spinning it is difficult to pump the brakes and simply breathe. I know that I have been there various times...

 

Couch's Corner - Sept. 5, 2019

The Board of Supervisors adopted the fiscal year 2019-20 budget last week. In addition, we also adopted a resolution declaring the end of the County of Kern's fiscal emergency. By the end of this...

 

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 15, 2019

To the editor: We arrived in Wasco from Mesa, Ariz., for the first time in late May 2019 to drop my son Max Williams, #34, off on another leg of his baseball adventure. This was the inaugural season o...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 15, 2019

A lawyer once asked Jesus, “Teacher, what is the greatest commandment?” Jesus replied, “Love God with everything in you, and secondly love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:36-40). Who...

 

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 8, 2019

Filmmaker and environmental activist Lito Tejada-Flores said it best, “You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.” As a Latino...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Editor's Note | Toni DeRosa - Aug. 8, 2019

I was lucky to meet John Wooner in 2005-06 when he worked for the City of Wasco. What I remember about him was his great personality, warm, friendly smile and easy manner. He was so nice to me when I...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 8, 2019

“…Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 This is one of my favorite Psalms and one that has helped me through some tough bumps in the road of life. We all have...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 1, 2019

A lawyer once asked Jesus, "Teacher, what is the greatest commandment?" Jesus replied, "Love God with everything in you, and secondly love your neighbor as yourself" (Matthew 22:36-40). Who are our...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 25, 2019

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.” --Genesis 6:8 I am not going to bore you with how I happened upon this verse concerning the time of the great flood and righteousness of one man;...

 

Couch's Corner - July 25, 2019

This week I would like to remind the community about different steps being taken to prepare for the 2019 wildfire season, especially power outages. Even though you may not be near a fire, the...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 18, 2019

In the fall of 1958, it was the day of our an annual athletic physicals in our small rural community. On this appointed day every would-be athlete walked down to the local clinic to see Dr. Helmut...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 11, 2019

PASTOR JIM NEAL “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -- Abraham Lincoln Doesn’t it seem as you look around, read the newspaper or listen to or watch the daily news that one of the key concepts missing in...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 4, 2019

Sunday at Westside Family Fellowship is always filled with fellowship, family, amazing worship and the Word of God. This Sunday we had a special guest speaker, Bishop Jan Lake. Lake is the bishop over the Southern California Pentecostal Church of...

 

Letters to the Editor policy

We received a letter recently but the letter was not signed, so we are unable to verify its author. Since it's the policy of the paper not to publish anonymous opinion, we didn’t have the privilege of printing the the submission. If any reader has...

 

Pastor's Corner - June 27, 2019

Proverbs 28:27: “He who gives to the poor will not lack, But he who hides his eyes will have many curses.” Psalm 37:4: “Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” Were you raised in a home where your...

 
 By Jim Neal    Opinion    June 20, 2019

Pastor's Corner - June 20, 2019

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must Be lived forward.”--Kierkegaard Is that statement right on target or what? I read that quote in a book I am reading, and it hit me squarely between the eyes! I suppose said another way is more f...

 
 By David Couch    Opinion    June 20, 2019

ANOTHER VIEW: Couch's Corner

Couch's Corner has been my attempt to keep the community updated and to explain how County government works and how it affects you. It is my hope that through these articles and the various other...

 

Pastor's Corner - June 13, 2019

“To the person who pleases Him, God gives wisdom, Knowledge and happiness…” --Ecclesiastes 2:26 ESV “True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” -- Helen Keller PASTOR JIM NEAL...

 

Graduation a reminder that time's short

Parents of children who are graduating from school this May or June are in a special club. I’ve been a member of that club on several occasions. All three of my daughters have graduated from one school or another. These graduations took years of ha...

 
 By Jim Neal    Opinion    May 23, 2019

Pastor's Corner - May 23, 2019

“Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.” Galatians 6:7 Every choice you make has an end result. Zig Ziglar If you were a salesman of any ilk from the latter half of the 20th century or the early...

 

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