Welcome to Kerwest Newspapers
KerWest Newspapers publishes three legally adjudicated newspapers: The Kerman News and its companion advertising medium The Kerman News Advertiser, Firebaugh-Mendota Journal/Mendota Times and its companion advertising medium the Shopping Guide, San Joaquin-Tranquillity West Side Advance
Coverage Area: KerWest Newspapers are published every Wednesday, covering the communities of Kerman, Biola, Mendota, Firebaugh, San Joaquin and Tranquillity. The newspapers reach over 14,500 households each week in northwest Fresno county, every postal address receiving a copy of one of the publications.
The newspapers are weekly, hometown publications, highly valued by readers. A large percentage of the papers are paid subscription newspapers which makes them a great value added advertising medium for advertisers. Kerwest Newspapers are hyper local and geographically concentrated.
All property rights to any stories produced by KerWest, Inc. shall be its property. No such story or any part thereof may be reproduced without the written consent of the publisher.
KerWest, Inc. is a member of the American Press Association and the California Newspaper Publishers Association.
In the March 4, 2015 issue:
Recent hive heists total more than $50,000
Veteran Sheriff's officer named Mendota Chief of Police
Relay for Life is May 2-3
Itís time to dust off your walking shoes to support the American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life. As a pre-relay event registered teams will be standing on street corners asking for donation for ACS. Funds will supposrt those who are fighting with cancer and will educate and work for early detection.
If you are a survivor, know someone who is fighting the disease or if you want to support the cause, decorate your business front, front yard or street corners purple on Saturday April 18. Then mark your calendar for May 2-3 and join the Relay for Life at Kerman High. The event is free to everyone. For more information go to www.relayforlife.org/kerman.
BASEBALL REGISTRATION - Registration for Start Smart Baseball has begun. Registration forms are available at the Community/Teen Center and City Hall. The City of Kermanís Start Smart Baseball program is for boys and girls, 3-5 years old. Cost is $25 per player and includes a t-shirt. Friday, March 6 is the last day to register. For more information call Theresa Johnson, Recreation Coordinator at 846-9383.
CHURCH SALE - On Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m .there will be a giant Spring yard sale at the Kerman United Methodist Church, 3095 N. Madera Ave., Kerman (north of Shields Ave.) "For Heavenís Sake" Treasure Center will also be open. Details 846-8686.
LUNCHEON, AUCTION - Kerman Covenant Women Ministries has planned itís annual Luncheon/Boutique/Silent Auction for Saturday, March 8, at Kerman Covenant Church, corner of Whitesbridge and Del Norte Avenues. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling the church office at 846-5307 .
SENIOR PROM - The 16th Annual Senior Citizens Prom and Volunteer Recognition Program will be held Friday, March 27, from 4-8 pm. Tickets: $10 Seniors, $15 Non-Seniors; at the Kerman Community Center, 15100 W. Kearney Blvd. Reservations can be made at the Kerman Senior Center, 720 S. 8th Street. For more information call: 559-846-9329.
SCHOLARSHIPS - The Kerman Chamber of Commerce is offering academic and agriculture scholarships to graduating seniors of Kerman High School. Applicants applying for the agriculture scholarship must be enrolled in the High School Ag Program or an active 4-H Club Member.
Applications available at Kerman High School Career Center, KHS Ag Dept. and the Kerman Chamber Office located at 783 S. Madera Avenue. All scholarship applications due Friday March 27.
US Mail: P.O. Box 336, Kerman, CA 93630