Merced County Times Newspaper
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Bring Back The Brides And Babies

Years ago, the newspapers ran pictures of Brides and Babies, and they were beautiful and lots of the readers enjoyed them. Then, as if someone commanded, “There shall be no more Brides and Baby pictures in the newspaper” … all the pictures stopped. We didn’t say that. We like them, and for every bride and every baby, there are dozens…

Families flock to Air Museum for Open Cockpit Day

Castle Air Museum, located at 5050 Santa Fe Drive in Atwater, hosted its Fall Open Cockpit Day on Monday, Sept. 2. One of the highlights for the guests was the opportunity to view 40 open military aircraft, which is more than half the collection. Visitors also had fun talking to the knowledgeable and friendly docents to learn interesting…

Merced Rotary supporters saddle up for Western BBQ

Amazing weather, succulent rib-eye steaks, and plenty of country music marked the Merced Rotary’s annual Western Memorial BBQ at Lake Yosemite on Aug. 23. With dinner on tables along the Rotary Cove shore, guests enjoyed their meals and then watched an amazing sunset beyond the pristine lake waters. Meanwhile the club raised money through…

Playhouse supporters enjoy splendor outside Courthouse

Playhouse Merced changed things up for its 2019 Gala with a new theme, loosely based on “The Sound Of Music” — a new presentation style: no auctions, just pure entertainment — and a new location: Courthouse Park in Merced. About doing away with the silent and live auctions of past Gala fundraisers, Alyse Neubert, Playhouse Merced artistic…

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