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Touching Moments At Nannini Game

The annual Nannini Baseball Game filled the stands at Merced High as usual last Thursday night. The special game — now in its 19th year — serves as a memorial game for Kevin and Brian Nannini, twin brothers and former Merced High School baseball players who became accomplished athletes in the sport. The twins died in 2004 at the…

Farm Bureau brings Agribee Contest to local students

Bee honest, if you will. Can you spell “penicillin” or “aggregate” without looking up (or googling) those words? How about define them? Well, Emma Jhuty, a fifth grader at McSwain School, did so correctly at Merced County’s first-ever Agribee Contest last Friday at the Mainzer Theater. Jhuty took top honors among 23 other…

Spotlight Shines On High School Artists

The Merced County Arts Council hosted its annual High School Art Show reception at the gallery of the Merced Civic Center recently and honored this region’s top student artists with awards. Curator Janine Echabarne and Merced Arts Center Director Colton Dennis led the awards program. Here’s a list of this year’s winners:…

Merced welcomes San Jose Sharks, street hockey court

Applegate Park just received a major update thanks to the San Jose Sharks Foundation. A teal-top street hockey court now sits on top of what used to be two of the four basketball courts inside the gated recreational area at the park. The unveiling of the court took place last Wednesday, March 23. Shark Sports and Entertainment…

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