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Melissa Catherine McCutchen 

On Dec. 14th, 2023, surrounded by family, the world lost a beautiful soul. Melissa knew the Lord held open arms for her as she embraced her departure. Her legacy of gentle love will continue to shine for those who knew her. Melissa had a talent with art and loved mosaics. She cherished trees/nature and enjoyed flower gardening. If you…

Captain Bee Yang, war hero, local educator

Special services were held for Captain Bee Yang on June 30 in Fresno. He was honored for his role in the Vietnam War, where he acted as a liaison to the American troops, directed air strikes for US bombers, and helped rescued American pilots. In 1970, Captain Yang received the Purple Heart for his extraordinary acts of bravery in rescuing…