Merced County Times Newspaper
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Merced SPCA names new president to lead effort

After nearly 13 years of loyal service to the Merced SPCA, President Florence Lambert has stepped down. While supporters say it’s sad to see her go, another passionate individual has been selected to fill her role. Longtime volunteer and major proponent of the Merced SPCA, Cynthia “Cindy” Kelly was recently voted in as the new…

Dover: ‘Good Booze, Bad Women, Fast Horses’

The small town of Dover had a short life but while in existence had a well-deserved reputation as a wild river town. Dover was founded sometime around 1866 and 1868. It was built to provide freight shipping facilities on the San Joaquin River for the local grain growers and other products. The location of Dover is now on private…