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Claire and her ranch hand, Mark, tend to 31-year-old Rooster
Critter Pass Ranch-Where Animals Go to Be Loved
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 18, 2014

Nestled in the back roads of Palermo, there is a unique home where abused, special-needs and otherwise homeless animals go for a little TLC—and a whole lot of love. Claire Pass and her husband, Ron, moved to Palermo, California, in 2006 when Ron was having difficulty finding work. Claire has experience as a Veterinarian Tech and had always dreamed of running a rescue “farm.” However, she did not just want to care for large animals such as horses and cows.

Ron & Claire opened Critter Pass Ranch Rescue & Sanctuary in 2006 after they moved from Oregon to Palermo with a couple of horses. FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 6, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Joseph Wilson Eberly for a felony warrant charging him with three counts of child endangerment. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 31 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheri... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 1, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2014

The Butte County District Attorney's office is seeking Amanda Renee Dewolf. Amanda is wanted for violating her probation related to a welfare fraud conviction. She is 5"7" tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes, and she is 32 years old. Anyone with information is urged to cont... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted-June 1, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Kaitlan Nicole Abernathy for a felony warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 160 pounds, has blond hair and hazel eyes and she is 21 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 31, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 31, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Matthew Michael Derr for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and two counts of receiving stolen property. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 38 years of age. Anyone with ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 30, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking John Raymond Davis for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and assault likely to produce great bodily injury. There is no photo available. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 300 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 37... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 29, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Joshua Danks for charges of robbery. He also goes by the name Elias Thompson. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and is 22 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Chico Police Department at 89... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 28 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 28, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Tonia Denise Courtney for a warrant charging her with Violation of Probation on a drug possession charge. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has blonde hair and green eyes. She is 53 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 27, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Joseph Michael Corwin for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and being under the influence of a narcotic. He has blond hair and blue eyes and weighs 175 pounds. He is 5'9" tall and is 26 years old. Anyone ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 16, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Morgan Rae Conner for a warrant charging her with possession of a weapon in jail, possession of a controlled substance and child cruelty. She has brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 190 pounds and is 29 years old. Anyone with information is... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 14, 2014

The king had ordered the midwives to kill all of the male babies born to the Israelites. Genesis chapter one, verses 17 through 19 reveal how the midwives reacted. It says there, "However, the midwives were God-fearing women, so they didn’t do as the king of Egypt ordered but let the boys live. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 14, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information about Demetrius Dee Coleman for charges of assault with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, use of a firearm in a felony and witness intimidation. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 32 years old.... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 13, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Marty Allen Cole for a warrant charging him with corporal injury to a spouse, cohabitant or child. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 170 pounds. He is 6'1" tall and is 47 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police D... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 13, 2014

The new ruler not only made slavery very oppressive, he did something horrific. Genesis chapter one, verses 15 and 16 explains, "The king of Egypt spoke to two Hebrew midwives named Shiphrah and Puah: 'When you are helping the Hebrew women give birth and you see the baby being born, if it’s a boy... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 12, 2014

The Israelites had been slaves for quite some time, but it was not oppressive. The ruler had been very kind and fair with them for the duration of his rule. However, times had changed and a new ruler was on the throne. He was not so compassionate. In fact, he was rather cruel. Genesis chapter... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 12, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Augustine Lozano Cobos for a warrant charging him with failing to register as a sexual offender. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is 59 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sher... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 11, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Aubrey Janea Clayton for a warrant charging her with violation of a custodial order. She has blond hair and blue eyes and is 20 years old. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 120 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Department at 538-... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Roberto Ariel Che for a felony warrant charging him with driving under the influence causing bodily injury. There is no current photo available. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 29 years of age. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2014

The new ruler had begun to rule the Israelites in a harsh manner. Exodus chapter one, verses 11 and 12 reveal what conditions developed. It says there, "Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh store-cities, Pithom and Raamses. ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- May 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Herbert Thomas Brimer for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 200 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and he is 55 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Butte... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 8, 2014

Even though the Israelites had sold themselves into slavery to stay alive, they had been treated pretty well. However, time was passing and something happened to change their circumstances. Exodus chapter one, verses eight through ten explain, "Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who didn’t k... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 8, 2014

Michael Chandler, 48, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link below. Diario... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 7, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Andres Barron Calderon for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation from a charge of inflicting corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 6, 2014

Exodus chapter one, verses six and seven say, "Then Joseph died, and all his brothers, and all that generation. But the descendants of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly; they multiplied and grew exceedingly strong; so that the land was filled with them." (Revised Standard Version) Even... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 6, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Cassandra Kay Burdel for a warrant charging her with failing to appear, manufacturing and possession of a controlled substance and cultivation. She is 4'11" tall and weighs 105 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes. She is 20 years old. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 5, 2014

Exodus starts out by naming Jacob's sons. Exodus chapter one, verses one through five says, "These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each with his household: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, Dan and Naphtali, Gad and Asher. The tot... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 5, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Elizabeth Bumbaugh for a warrant charging her with Gross Vehicle Manslaughter and driving under the influence causing bodily injury. She is 5'1" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes. She is 47 years old. Anyone with information is... FULL STORY

Graduation Dates
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 5, 2014

Graduation week is approaching fast. The times and locations are as follows: Oroville Adult School will be holding a ceremony at the State Theater at 6:00 p.m. on June 3, 2014. The theater is located at 1489 Myers Street. Ishi Middle School will be having a rehearsal on June 3, 2014, at the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 4, 2014

Genesis chapter 50, verses 22 through 26 state, "So Joseph and his brothers and their families continued to live in Egypt. Joseph lived to the age of 110. He lived to see three generations of descendants of his son Ephraim, and he lived to see the birth of the children of Manasseh’s son Makir, who... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 4, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Terry Allan Bowser for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 45 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Of... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Michael Eugene Berry for a warrant with charges of false personation and driving under the influence. There is no current photo available. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 205 pounds. He is 6'7" tall and is 58 years old. Anyone with informatio... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2014

Joseph's brothers were very fearful that he would be vengeful now that their father was dead. They had lied to Joseph and told him that their father had said not to act treacherously towards them. Genesis chapter 50, verses 18 through 21 reveal what happened next, "Then his brothers came and f... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- May 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 2, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Joseph Leroy Crosby Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with escape from a home detention program. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 170 pounds, has blond hair and blue eyes and he is 38 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Butte Cou... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 2, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Thelma Louise Becker for a felony warrant charging her with nonsufficient funds checks. There is no current photo available. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She is 49 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County She... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 1, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 1, 2014

Cody Bearpaw, 57, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged sex crimes. No picture of Bearpaw is available at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department we... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 1, 2014

Genesis chapter 50, verses 12 through 14 state, "So Jacob’s sons did exactly as he had commanded them. They carried his body to the land of Canaan. They buried it in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre. Abraham had bought the cave as a place where he could bury his wife’s body. He had ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 30, 2014

Joseph and his family took Jacob's body to be buried with his ancestors. Some of the Egyptians even went with him to assist him with this task. Genesis chapter 50, verses 7 through 11 state, "So Joseph went up to bury his father; all Pharaoh’s officials went with him—the senior courtiers of his ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 30, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Jose Manuel Avila for warrants charging him with two counts of first degree burglary and failing to appear. There is no picture available for Avila. He has black hair and brown eyes, is 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He is 26 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 29, 2014

Samuel Arnold, 48, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for alleged forgery. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To view more of Butte County’s Most Wanted go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office website by clicking on the link below. Diario más buscados - 29 d... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 29, 2014

Jacob had died. The entire nation of Egypt had just spent over a month mourning his loss. Joseph had a very difficult task ahead of him. He approached the ruler of the land and spoke to him about it. Genesis chapter 50, verses four through six reveal the conversation: "When this time of sor... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 28, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Christopher Thomas Argo for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and child molestation. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 200 pounds. He is 5'8" tall. He is 50 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Dep... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 27, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Carl Hans Anderson for a warrant charging him with resisting an executive officer and battery with injury on a peace officer. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 150 pounds and is 62 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 26, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Saeed Mohamed Al Mehairi for a warrant charging him with insurance Fraud. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 125 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 42 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-744... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 25, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Adams, 73, for alleged sex crimes. Anyone with information should contact 911 or the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website. Diario más buscados... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 25, 2014

Jacob had just died. Joseph's reaction can be found at Genesis chapter 50, verses one through three. It says there, "Then Joseph fell on his father’s face, and wept over him and kissed him. Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- April 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 25, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Ker Vue for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a deadly weapon. He is 5'2" tall and weighs 135 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 26 years old. Anyone with information is aske... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 24, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michael Howard Watkins for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and assault likely to cause great bodily injury. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 215 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 51 years old. Anyone with information is asked to cont... FULL STORY

Earth Week: Reduce Waste
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 24, 2014

There are many ways to reduce the amount of waste materials we use. One way is to use a reusable water bottle or thermos instead of buying prepackaged drinks. Reusing such items keeps garbage out of landfills and promotes earth health. Another way to reduce waste is to avoid printing out em... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 22, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 23, 2014

Jacob had just finished addressing each of his sons. In his final breaths, he gave them special instructions. Genesis chapter 49, verses 28 through 33 says, "These are the 12 tribes of Israel and what their father said to them when he gave each of them his special blessing. Then he gave them ... FULL STORY

Earth Week: Reducing Air Pollution
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 23, 2014

There are many ways to minimize air pollution, one of the foremost being carpooling. Many people carpool or ride share to get to and from school and work. Another great way to help decrease air pollution is to take public transportation. Oroville has a great public transportation system with ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 23, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 23, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jeffrey Hayden Walsh for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 48 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 22, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 22, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking William Walker on alleged violence charges. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the ... FULL STORY

Earth Day 2014: Recycle- What Does It Mean?
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 22, 2014

One good way to help keep unnecessary items out of the landfill is to recycle. Of course, the first things people think of when they hear the word "recycle" are plastic, aluminum, and glass. This is a good place to start. Some recycling centers are paying worthwhile prices for these items. S... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2014

Genesis chapter 49, verse 27 says, "Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; all morning he gorges on his kill, at evening divides up what’s left over." (The Message) At first glance, this verse seems to indicate Benjamin was a ruthless, violent man. However, it is important to remember that Jacob was fore... FULL STORY

Goal: A Healthy Earth
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2014

Tuesday is Earth Day, so it would be good to use that day to think of how each one of us can help keep the earth healthy. The Gold City Gazette is declaring the entire week Earth Week. Each day, helpful tips will be published to aid each and every citizen on this earth to make our home a better ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ker Vue for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a deadly weapon. He is 5'2" tall and weighs 135 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to ca... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 20, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Souriya Danny Vongchanh for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance, evading a peace officer and driving under the influence. He has black hair and black eyes, is 5'10" tall, and weighs 240 pounds. He is 38 years old. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 19, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 20, 2014

At Genesis chapter 49, verses 22 through 26, Jacob gave Joseph a special blessing. It says there, "Joseph is a fruitful tree beside a fountain. His branches shade the wall. He has been severely injured by those who shot at him and persecuted him, but their weapons were shattered by the Mighty O... FULL STORY

Orange Tree Apartments Progressing Along Quickly
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 20, 2014

The Orange Tree Senior Apartment Complex will be opening in October. The units will include one-bedroom smoke-free apartments. Seniors age 62 and older can submit applications to live in the brand new apartment building now. The complex is a "green" structure and will have laundry facilities. ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 19, 2014

Jacob had only good things to say about his sons, Asher and Naphtali. Genesis chapter 49, verses 20 and 21 reveal what he said about them: "Asher’s food is delicious, and he shall provide from the king’s delicacies. Naphtali is a doe running free that puts forth beautiful words." (Lexham Eng... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 19, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 19, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Heather Ann Vincent for a warrant charging her with cruelty to a child by inflicting injury. She has brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 135 pounds and is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paradise Police Department... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 18, 2014

Jacob fortold that Dan would be a huge support for God's people. He said at Genesis chapter 49, verses 16 through 18, "Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel. Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that bites the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall bac... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 18, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Eldred James Varnado for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 45 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- April 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 18, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Louis Eugene Shields for a felony warrant charging him with criminal threats, exhibiting a firearm and assault with a deadly weapon. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 24 years old. Anyone with information is ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 17, 2014

Jacob used an interesting analogy to describe his son, Issachar. At Genesis chapter 49, verses 14 and 15, Jacob said, “Is?sa·char is a strong-boned donkey, lying down between the two saddlebags. And he will see that the resting-place is good and that the land is pleasant. He will bend his sh... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 17, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Blanche Emma Vanvleet for a warrant charging her with driving while intoxicated with two driving under the influence priors, failing to appear and violation of probation. She has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 145 pounds. She is 5'5" tall. She is 4... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 16, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Jose Pablo Valdovinos for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and child abuse. Valdovinos is 5'8" tall and weighs 165 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 23 years old. Anyone with inform... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 16, 2014

At Genesis chapter 43, verse 13, Jacob said, "Zebulun will live by the seashore and will be a harbor for ships, and his territory will be next to Sidon." (Holman Christian Standard Bible) Jacob foretold that his son, Zebulun, would live near the sea. This would facilitate easy trade- buying and... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 15, 2014

At Genesis chapter 49, verses 8 through 12, Jacob addresses his son, Judah. It says there, “Judah, your brothers will praise you. You hold your enemies by the neck. Your brothers will bow down before you. Judah is like a lion, Killing his victim and returning to his den, Stretching out and lyi... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 15, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Tanya Marieann Valdez for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, violation of probation, forgery and use of an access card without consent. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 32 years old. Anyo... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 14, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Heather Elise Trickel for a felony warrant with charges of burglary and violation of probation. She has blond hair and green eyes and weighs 130 pounds. She is 4'11" tall and is 44 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police D... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 14, 2014

Genesis chapter 49, verses five through seven say, “Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence. Do not let me attend their secret meetings. Do not let me join their assembly. In their anger they murdered men. At their whim they crippled cattle. May their anger be cursed... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 13, 2014

Jacob now began to give blessings to his sons and explain the distribution of his estate. He naturally started with his eldest son, Reuben. Genesis chapter 49, verses three and four state, "Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the first fruits of my strength, preeminent in dignity and pre... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 13, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Jason Darrell Sullivan for a warrant charging him with Hit and Run and Driving Under the Influence. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 160 pounds. He is 5'9" tall. He is 38 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 12, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Luis Vargas Soto for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 120 pounds. He has grey hair and brown eyes. He is 60 years old. Anyone with information is asked to... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 12, 2014

Genesis chapter 49, verses one and two say, "Then Jacob called all his sons to him. He said, 'My sons, come here to me. I will tell you what will happen in the future. Children of Jacob, gather around. Come listen to Israel, your father.'" (Easy-to-Read Version) Jacob was about to give his s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 11, 2014

Jacob now discussed the inevitable with Joseph. Genesis chapter 48, verses 21 and 22 state, “Then Israel said to Joseph, ‘I’m about to die. God will be with you and return you to the land of your fathers. I’m giving you one portion more than to your brothers, a portion that I took from the Am... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- April 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 11, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Steven Alan Myers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 11, 2014

Louis Sogoian, 50, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear/DUI charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s De... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 10, 2014

As Jacob was giving Joseph's sons a blessing, Joseph noticed his father had his hands reversed in regards to the first born. He told his father of his error. Jacob's response is found at Genesis chapter 48, verses 17 through 20. "When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head o... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 10, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Christina Denise Smith for a warrant with charges of possession and being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a smoking device. She has red hair and green eyes and weighs 165 pounds. She is 5'10" tall and is 39 years old. Anyo... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 9, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jerry Allen Slyter Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with burglary, resisting or obstructing a peace officer and failing to register as a sexual offender. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has blond hair and brown eyes and is 28 years old. Any... FULL STORY

Library Closure Extended by One Week
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 9, 2014

The Butte County Library in Oroville will be closed a little longer than planned. The delay is a result of a later start of the asbestos abatement. Work crews were not able to begin work as soon as they had hoped, and this will cause the "mini branch" to open one week later than expected. Cou... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2014

Joseph and his father had an endearing moment as Jacob neared the end of his life. Genesis chapter 48, verses 8 through 12 explains, "When Israel saw Joseph’s sons, he said, 'Who are these?' Joseph said to his father, 'They are my sons, whom God has given me here.' And he said, 'Bring them to m... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Tina Leann Simpson for a felony warrant charging her with possession of controlled substance and possession of a smoking device. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes. She is 37 years of age. Anyone with information is ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2014

Jacob was about to give a blessing to Joseph's two sons. Joseph brought his sons close to Jacob. Genesis chapter 48, verses 13 through 16 describe the scene for us: "And Joseph took them both, E?phraim in his right hand toward Israel’s left hand, and Manas?seh in his left hand toward Israel’s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 7, 2014

At Genesis chapter 48, verse seven, Jacob discusses with Joseph the death of his mother. It says there, ““Long ago, as I was returning from Paddan-aram, Rachel died in the land of Canaan. We were still on the way, some distance from Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem). So with great sorrow I buried he... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 7, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jason Aaron Shirley for a felony warrant charging him with multiple failures to appear and violations of probation with vehicle theft, forgery and non sufficient funds checks. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2014

The Gridley/Biggs Police Department is seeking information on Marrie H Settergreen for a warrant charging her with failure to appear, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, giving false information to a police officer and escape from arrest. She is 5'3" tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2014

Genesis chapter 48, verses five and six says, "Now your two sons, who were born to you in Egypt before I came to you here, are mine. Ephraim and Manasseh will be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are. The children born to you after them will be yours. They will be called by the names of their brothers i... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 5, 2014

Joseph and his sons were visiting with Jacob. Jacob reminded Joseph of something very important. Genesis chapter 48, verses three and four explains, "Then Jacob said to Joseph: 'God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me, and said to me, "Behold, I will make you frui... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 5, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Troy Wayne Sanders for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 60 years old. Anyone with informat... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2014

Jacob was getting old and frail. At some point, Joseph was told that his father was not doing well. Genesis chapter 48, verses one and two reveal how he reacted to this news. It says there, "Some time later Joseph was told, 'Your father is ill.' So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim alo... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Kevin Lamont Sanders for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear for drug related charges. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 240 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is 48 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Coun... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- April 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Timothy Lee Greer for a felony warrant charging him with Failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance and a smoking device. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 3, 2014

Joseph's family had settled in well to their new surroundings. Jacob lived for many years after he was reunited with Joseph. Genesis chapter 47, verses 27 through 31 state, "The people of Israel settled in Egypt in the area of Goshen. They received property there. They had children and greatly... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 3, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking James Anthony Russell for a warrant charging him with robbery and receiving stolen property. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 36 years old. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 180 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Department ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 2, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Shane Mitchel Roy for warrants charging him with violation of probation, burglary and driving under the influence. He has brown hair and hazel eyes, is 6'0" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 1, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 2, 2014

The people had sold themselves into slavery. However, the situation was not a harsh, oppressive one, as Genesis chapter 47, verses 21 through 26 reveal. Those verses say, "Joseph made all the people slaves from one end of Egypt’s border to the other end of it. But he did not purchase the land o... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 31, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 1, 2014

The people were in desperate straits. They had sold all of their livestock to Joseph for food. All they had left was their land. They approached Joseph to talk to him about the situation. Genesis chapter 47, verses 18 through 20 reveal the conversation for us, "The next year the people came to... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 1, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 1, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Jason Earl Rogers for a warrant with charges of second degree commercial burglary. There is no current photo available. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 200 pounds. He is 6'0" tall and is 31 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 31, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 31, 2014

Jesus Rodriguez, 35, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link below. Diario... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 31, 2014

Genesis chapter 47, verses 13 through 17 state, "Now there was no food in all the land, because the famine was very severe, and the land of Egypt and the land of Ca?naan became exhausted as a result of the famine. Joseph was collecting all the money that was to be found in the land of Egypt and in ... FULL STORY

History Talk at the Lott Home on April 12, 2014
By Machelle Conn
March 31, 2014

Robert Boyle will present a special talk at the Lott Home in Sank Park about the Swayne Lumber Company. His talk is entitled, "The Swayne Lumber Company, People, Places and Period."  Mr. Boyle is a member of Oroville Toastmasters.  He is also an avid genealogy researcher.  Mr. Boyle's family se... FULL STORY

Temporary Limited Oroville Library Services
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 31, 2014

Beginning tomorrow the main area of the library will be closed for remodeling. Between April 1st through 15th the library will be closed and the book drop will be locked. Library staff would like everyone to enjoy the items they have checked out at home. Beginning April 16th and continuing ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 30, 2014

Joseph began caring for his family and continued to care for them very well. Genesis chapter 47, verses 11 and 12 states, "So Joseph settled his father and his brothers and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had ordered. Jos... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 30, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Wayne Mark Robbins for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation and forgery. There is no photo available. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 49 years old. Anyone with information is asked to con... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 29, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Virginia Rivera for a felony warrant charging her with forgery. There is no photo available. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 130 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 34 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 29, 2014

Joseph had introduced his brothers to Pharaoh. He then took his father before Pharaoh. Genesis chapter 47, verses seven through ten reveal the encounter. It says there, "Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and had him stand in front of Pharaoh. Jacob blessed Pharaoh. Pharaoh asked him, 'How ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2014

Joseph had introduced his brothers to Pharaoh and informed him that they were shepherds. A conversation between Pharaoh and Joseph's brothers ensued. It is recorded at Genesis chapter 47, verses three through six: "He had taken five of his brothers with him and introduced them to Pharaoh. Phar... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- March 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Eugene Hooper for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and violation of probation on criminal threats charges. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 35 years old. Anyone with informati... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking John Claude Riggins for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He has brown hair and brown eyes and stands 5'7" tall and he is 160 pounds. He is 40 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 27, 2014

Joseph approached Pharaoh with five of his brothers. He told Pharaoh that his family had arrived in a nearby city and requested that they be allowed to live there. The scenario is described at Genesis chapter 47, verses one and two, where it says, "Upon their arrival, Joseph went in to see Pha... FULL STORY

Feather River & Trail Clean-Up Day
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 27, 2014

Saturday will present an opportunity for community members to show they have pride in their town. A clean-up day has been scheduled, and a call is going out for willing volunteers. The clean-up efforts come just in time for "Take a Walk in the Park Day" which falls on Sunday. All tools & suppl... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 27, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jonathan Robert Richmond for a warrant charging him with criminal threats. There is no current photo available. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 200 pounds, has blond hair and blue eyes and is 23 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 26, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Renae Ray Reynolds for a felony warrant charging her with theft of an elder or dependent adult. She is 5'3" tall and weighs 130 pounds. She has blond hair and brown eyes. She is 46 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 26, 2014

Genesis chapter 46, verses 31 through 34 state, "Then Joseph said to his brothers and to his father’s household, 'I will go up and report to Pharaoh, and I will say to him, "My brothers and my father’s household who were in the land of Canaan have come to me. And the men are shepherds, for they are... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 25, 2014

At long last, Jacob and Joseph are reunited. Genesis chapter 46, verses 28 through 30 describe the reunion. "Now Jacob had sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to prepare for his arrival at Goshen. When they came to the land of Goshen, Joseph hitched the horses to his chariot and went up to Goshen... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 25, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Asa Aaron Potts for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and causing injury with special allegations. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is a... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 23, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 24, 2014

Genesis chapter 46, verses 26 and 27 state, "The total number of the direct descendants of Jacob who went to Egypt was sixty-six, not including his sons' wives. Two sons were born to Joseph in Egypt, bringing to seventy the total number of Jacob's family who went there." (Good News Translation) ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 24, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Stacey Lyn Pool for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear and driving under the influence with three priors. She is 5'3" tall and weighs 125 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 55 years of age. Anyone with information is ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 22, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 23, 2014

Jacob had a very large family. Genesis chapter 46, verses 8 through 24 detail all of his family members for us: "These are the names of Israel’s descendants (Jacob and his descendants) who arrived in Egypt. Reuben was Jacob’s firstborn. The sons of Reuben were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Ca... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 22, 2014

Genesis chapter 46, verses five through seven say, "Then Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their children, and their wives in the chariots, which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. And they took their cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten in t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 22, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 22, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Omari Hakeim Poe for warrants charging him with assault with a deadly weapon, threatening great bodily harm and preventing or dissuading a witness. Poe is 5'11" tall and weighs 160 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 30 years old. Any... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 21, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gregory Raymond Perry for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 215 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 53 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 21, 2014

Jacob was on his way to see his son, Joseph. His family had stopped to rest and he was sleeping. Genesis chapter 46, verses two through four reveal something amazing that happened while he was sleeping. "And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, 'Jacob, Jacob.' And he said,... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- March 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 21, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Clayton Shane Denlay for a felony warrant charging him with manufacturing butane honey oil, cultivation of marijuana and other drug and weapon related charges. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and is 24 years old. ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 19, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 20, 2014

Genesis chapter 46, verse one says, "So Israel began his trip to Egypt. First he went to Beersheba. There he worshiped God, the God of his father Isaac. He offered sacrifices." (Easy-to-Read Version) Israel, or Jacob, was very happy. He was extremely grateful to God for everything He had pro... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 20, 2014

Fernando Pena, 28, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear related to DUI charges. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link below. Diario más buscados - 20 de marzo de 2... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 19, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 19, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff’s Department is seeking Joseph Paz, 37, on alleged drug charges and failure to appear. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link below. Diario más buscados - 19 de marzo de 2014 Departament... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 19, 2014

Joseph's brothers returned home and told Jacob that Joseph was still alive. Jacob's response is found at Genesis chapter 45, verses 25 through 28, "And they went up out of Egypt, and came into the land of Canaan to Jacob their father. And they told him, saying, 'Joseph is still alive, and he is ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 18, 2014

It was time for Joseph’s brothers to return home and bring their father back to Egypt. Genesis chapter 45, verses 21 through 24 reveal the arrangements that were made for the trip. It says there, “Jacob’s sons agreed to do what the king had said. And Joseph gave them wagons and food for their t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 17, 2014

Genesis chapter 45, verses 16 through 20 states, “The report of it was heard in Pharaoh’s house, saying, ‘Joseph’s brothers have come.’ It pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants. Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘Tell your brothers, “Do this. Load your animals, and go, travel to the land of Canaan. Take ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 17, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Angel Uriel Ortiz for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, rape by use of drugs and oral copulation by anesthesia. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 120 pounds. He has black hair and hazel eyes. He is 28 years old. Anyone... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 16, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Salomon Alvardo Orosco for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and vehicular manslaughter. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 190 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and is 62 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County She... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 16, 2014

Jacob’s sons were overjoyed to be reunited, as can be seen at Genesis chapter 45, verses 14 and 15, “Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin’s neck and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them; and after that his brothers talked with him.” (Revised St... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 15, 2014

Joseph had revealed himself to his brothers. He then gave them instructions on what they should do next. Those instructions are found at Genesis chapter 45, verses 9 through 13, where it says, “’Hurry and go up to my father and say to him, “Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Eg... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 15, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gerardo Manzo Ochoa for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and lewd acts upon a child. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 52 years old. Anyone with information is asked to cont... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 14, 2014

Jeffrey Neva, 52, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department on alleged battery charges. Anyone with information regarding the possible whereabouts of Neva is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 14, 2014

Joseph had just revealed his identity to his brothers. They were stunned. At Genesis chapter 45, verses four through eight, Joseph spoke very kindly to his brothers: “’Please, come closer,’ he said to them. So they came closer. And he said again, ‘I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- March 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 14, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jesse James Briscoe for a felony warrant charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes and is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 13, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gerardo Marquez Morales for warrants charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and traffic violations. He is 5'4" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. His date of birth is 6/18/1986. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 12, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Rodrigo Armenta Monroy for a felony warrant charging him with possession of heroin for sale and possession of heroin. There is no photo available. He is 5'4" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 46 years old. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 12, 2014

Joseph’s brothers were pleading with him to let the youngest sibling go. It was becoming too overwhelming for Joseph. Genesis channel 45, verse one states, “Then Joseph could no longer control himself before all his attendants, and he cried out, ‘Have everyone leave my presence!’ So there was n... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 12, 2014

Joseph could not take it anymore. He could see that his brothers had changed, and he wanted to tell them who he was. He had told his attendants to leave the room. Genesis chapter 45, verses two and three reveal what happened next, "He cried so loud that the Egyptians heard it, and those of Pha... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 11, 2014

Joseph’s brothers were in a panic. They had offered to stay and be slaves to this man but he insisted that Benjamin stay since the cup had been found in his sack. The brothers were in a desperate situation. Judah approached Joseph and pled with him—not knowing to whom he was speaking. Genesis ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 11, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ruben Naranjo Michel for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, cultivation of marijuana and maintaining a place for manufacturing of a controlled substance. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has black hair a... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 10, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Eliseo Coss Mendoza for a warrant charging him with forcible rape and continuous sexual abuse of a child. He has black hair and brown eyes and weighs 160 pounds. He is 5'9" tall. He is 70 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise P... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 10, 2014

Joseph’s brothers were distraught. They all turned back and headed back to Egypt. When they arrived, they went straight to Joseph. Genesis chapter 44, verses 13 through 17 reveal what happened next, “Then they ripped their garments apart, and each of them lifted his load back onto his donkey ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 9, 2014

Joseph’s brothers had been accused of stealing his special cup. Their response can be found at Genesis chapter 44, verses 6 through 12. “When the man overtook them, he spoke these words to them. They answered him, ‘Why does my lord say such things? Far be it from your servants to do such a thi... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 9, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Marisela Salazar Mendez for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear and willful cruelty to a child. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 30 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 8, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Mitzi Darlene Mcgehee for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and leaving the scene of an accident. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 125 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes and is 45 years old. Anyon... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 8, 2014

The next day, Joseph’s brothers were sent on their way. However, shortly after they left Joseph sent his men to chase after his brothers and bring them back. Genesis chapter 44, verses three through five state, “At dawn the brothers were sent away with their donkeys. They were not far from the ... FULL STORY

TIMBER!!!
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 8, 2014

Concentrated rains and shallow roots caused this tree to topple over. The owner has been cutting the tree up and removing it from the property. More rain is on the way. It would be prudent for residents to check the stability of trees. MADERA!!! Concentra las lluvias y las raíces supe... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 7, 2014

After they had eaten, Joseph talked with his aides. Genesis chapter 44, verses one and two reveal what he said. ”Joseph commanded the man in charge of his house, ‘Fill the men’s sacks with as much food as they can carry. Put each man’s money in his sack. Then put my silver cup in the youngest ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- March 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 7, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Kevin Lamont Sanders for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear for drug related charges. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 240 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is 48 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Co... FULL STORY

Time to Lose An Hour- And Ensure Safety
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 7, 2014

Daylight Saving Time will begin on Sunday. This means clocks need to be set ahead an hour Saturday evening. CalFire is also encouraging residents to check smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure they are working properly. Batteries should be changed in all life-saving alert devices, and t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 7, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Francisco Velencia Martinez for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 130 pounds, has black hair and green eyes and he is 25 years old. Anyone with information is asked to... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 6, 2014

Joseph greeted his brothers and sat down to have a meal with them. Genesis chapter 43, verses 29 through 32 describes the scene for us. “Then Joseph picked out his brother Benjamin, his own mother’s son. He asked, ‘And is this your youngest brother that you told me about?’ Then he said, ‘God b... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 5, 2014

The man in charge of Joseph’s house took Joseph’s brothers inside. He made sure that they were comfortable. Genesis chapter 43, verses 24 through 28 explain: “They were then conducted into the palace and given water to refresh their feet; and their donkeys were fed. Then they got their present... FULL STORY

CalFire Holds Graduation & Awards Banquet
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 5, 2014

CalFire recognized the accomplishments of career and volunteer personnel on March 1, 2014, during a graduation ceremony. A total of 33 new graduates received certification at an awards banquet Saturday. Over 300 career personnel, volunteers, and family members were present at the event. The 33... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 5, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Keith Dale Mahrle for two felony warrants charging him with failing to appear while on release and furnishing marijuana to a minor. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with informati... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 4, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking James Nigel Mackie for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation, failure to appear and insurance fraud. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 57 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contac... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 4, 2014

Joseph’s brothers were very scared. He had summoned them to his house. They were worried they would be severely punished for the money that had come up missing. So, they talked with one of Joseph’s men. Genesis chapter 43, verses 19 through 23 state, “So they approached the man who was over Jo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 3, 2014

Jacob’s sons returned to Egypt to buy more food. Genesis chapter 43, verses 15 through 18 explain what happened next. “The men took this gift, double the amount of money, and Benjamin. They made their way down to Egypt and stood before Joseph. When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to his... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 3, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Juan Marcos Lucas for a warrant charging him with three counts of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence with bodily injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 42 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 1, 2014

Genesis chapter 43, verses 11 through 14 say, "Their father said to them, 'If that is how it has to be, then take the best products of the land in your packs as a present for the governor: a little resin, a little honey, spices, pistachio nuts, and almonds. Take with you also twice as much money, b... FULL STORY

Northwest Lineman's College Climb 'A Thon
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 1, 2014

Each semester, students of the Electrical Line-worker Program participate in a community project. This term, the class has chosen to help the children at Shriner's Hospitals. Participants will be raising money for the tots this Saturday while demonstrating their skills to the public. Join the... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 28, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking John Paul Holdaway for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, battery and assault with a deadly weapon. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 21 years old. Anyone with information is ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- February 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 28, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Crystal Marie Spoon for a felony warrant charging her with escape from jail while charged with a felony. She is 5'9" tall and weighs 145 pounds. She has blond hair and blue eyes and is 24 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 27, 2014

Jacob and his sons were once again getting low on food. Jacob told his sons to return to Egypt and buy more food. The conversation is recorded for us at Genesis chapter 43, verses one through seven. It says there, “Now the famine was severe in the land. And when they had eaten the grain that t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 27, 2014

Jacob did not want to send his youngest son, Benjamin, to Egypt with his older sons. He was very afraid that he would never see Benjamin again if he allowed him to go. However, if he did not the whole family would die of starvation. Genesis chapter 43, verses 8 through 10 reveal how one of his ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 27, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Bradley Ernest Hofstetter for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and possesion of a dangerous weapon. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 37 years old. Anyone wit... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 26, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher James Harrison for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 25, 2014

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Larry Dean Holland for a warrant charging him with willful cruelty to a child, being under the influence and possession of a controlled substance. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 47 years old. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 135 pounds. Anyone with inform... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 25, 2014

Jacob’s sons had just finished telling him everything that had happened in Egypt. As they began unpacking, something very disturbing happened. Genesis chapter 42, verses 35 through 38 explain, “Then the brothers started taking the grain out of their sacks, and every brother found his bag of mone... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 23, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 24, 2014

As soon as Jacob’s sons got home, they told him everything that had happened. Genesis chapter 42, verses 29 through 34 state, “When they returned to the land of Canaan, they told their father Jacob everything that had happened to them: ‘The governor of Egypt was rude and treated us like spies... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 24, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Joshua Patrick Murphy for a warrant charging him with failing to appear on a felony charge. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 250 pounds and is 30 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paradise Police Department at... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 23, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 23, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Arthur Leon Holt for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and is 51 years old. Anyone with informatio... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 21, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Michael Hagee for a felony warrant charging him with insurance fraud. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 280 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 42 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-74... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- February 21, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 21, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Francene Marie Ringo for a felony warrant charging her with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of concentrated cannabis and possession of assault weapons. She is 5'1" tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes and is 60 ye... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 20, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Eugene Hooper for a felony warrant charging him with Failing to appear and violation of probation on criminal threats charges. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 35 years old. Anyone with information... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 19, 2014

Genesis chapter 42, verses 26 through 28 state, “They loaded their grain onto their donkeys, and they set out. When they stopped to spend the night, one of them opened his sack to feed his donkey, and he saw his silver at the top of his sack. He said to his brothers, ‘My silver’s been returned. I... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 18, 2014

Joseph had told his brothers that one of them would have to remain in prison in Egypt while the others returned home with food for their families. Surely, his brothers were distraught. They had no idea they had been dealing with Joseph. They began to have a discussion amongst themselves. Gen... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 18, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Eric Carrillo Hernandez for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence. Hernandez is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and he is 41 years old. Anyone with informat... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 17, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking Mario Alberto Hernandez for a warrant charging him with violation of probation, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. He is 5'6" tall, weighs 185 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes, and is 33 years old. If you have information pleas... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 17, 2014

Joseph had thrown his brothers into prison. After three days he approached them and offered them a solution to their dilemma. What he said to them is revealed at Genesis chapter 42, verses 18 through 20, “Joseph said to them the third day, ‘Do this, and live, for I fear God. If you are honest m... FULL STORY

Rotary Speech Contest Champs
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 17, 2014

Las Plumas High School students took the top four awards in the Rotary Speech Contest last week. Kyle Davis won first place, Shane Thomas won second place, Taylor Collins placed third, and Lindsey Eldridge and Ryleigh Trumbly tied for fourth place. Congratulations to all of the winners. Ever... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 16, 2014

Joseph had accused his brothers of being spies. They had tried to reassured them that they were not and told him all about their family. Genesis chapter 42, verses 14 through 17 reveal Joseph’s response. “But Joseph said to them, ‘It is just as I have said to you; you are spies! Here is how yo... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 16, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Charles Levi Aubert for felony warrants charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, assault, receiving stolen property and battery. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 18 years of age. Anyone wit... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 15, 2014

Genesis chapter 42, verses 8 through 13 say, “Although Joseph recognized his brothers, they didn’t recognize him. And he remembered the dreams he’d had about them many years before. He said to them, ‘You are spies! You have come to see how vulnerable our land has become.’ ‘No, my lord!’ they exc... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 15, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Dana Jean Foster for a warrant charging her with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 160 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 33 years old. Anyone with informati... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 14, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Justin Anthony Franco for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision He is 6'0" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 13, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Stephen Michael Gilmore for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to cont... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 12, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Agustin B Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and is 53 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 12, 2014

Genesis chapter 42, verses one through four turn our attention back to Joseph’s father and brothers. It says there, “Eventually Jacob got to see that there were cereals in Egypt. Then Jacob said to his sons: ‘Why do YOU keep looking at one another?’ And he added: ‘Here I have heard that there a... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 12, 2014

Joseph’s brothers had come to buy food for their families. They had traveled a long way. They went up before the man who was selling the food. Genesis chapter 42, verses five through seven reveals what happened when they came face to face with their brother. “So the sons of Israel joined those... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 11, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Brian Lynn Gault for a warrant charging him with failure to appear and battery. There is no current photo available. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 40 years old. Anyone with information is asked to c... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 10, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jose Antonio Gomez for a felony warrant charging him with two counts of receiving stolen property. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sh... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 10, 2014

Joseph’s life was going very well. He was in an honored position and was prospering. At Genesis chapter 41, verses 50 through 52 the scriptures reveal that Joseph’s family began to grow. It says there, “Before the years when there wasn’t enough food, two sons were born to Joseph. He had them b... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 10, 2014

The seven years of plenty came to an end and the famine began. Genesis chapter 41, verses 53 through 57 explain how the situation progressed. “The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end, and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all the other la... FULL STORY

Much Needed Rain Brings End to Burn Ban
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 9, 2014

CalFire announced the ban on burning yard clippings has been lifted as of Saturday. Residents can now burn piles of yard waste, if a break in the rain can be found. Burn permits are required and can be obtained at any local fire station. Burning can be conducted between 6:00 and 11:00 a.m., and... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 9, 2014

Genesis chapter 41, verses 44 through 49 says, "Pharaoh also said to Joseph, 'I am Pharaoh, but without your permission no one will move his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt.' Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-Paneah. He also gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, to b... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 9, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Noe Farias-Cabrera for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 27 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 8, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Bryan Lee Green for a felony warrant charging him with probation revocation on a Grand Theft charge and a warrant for failing to appear and sales of a controlled substance. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is 57 ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 8, 2014

Joseph had just told Pharaoh what his dreams meant and advised him to appoint a man to manage the food in an appropriate way. Heeding Joseph’s guidance would mean survival of the people. Genesis chapter 41, verses 37 through 43 reveal Pharaoh’s response to Joseph’s suggestions. It says there, “... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- February 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 7, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Mitzi Darlene Mcgehee for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and leaving the scene of an accident. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 125 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes and is 45 years old. Anyon... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 7, 2014

Jose Gonzalez, 48, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear in relation to charges of violence. Anyone who has any information regarding Gonzalez and his possible location is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 538-7434. To see more of B... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 6, 2014

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Kelvin David Fitial for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and first degree residential burglary. He is 6'3" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to cal... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 6, 2014

Joseph was interpreting Phaoaoh’s dreams for him. He explained the meaning at Genesis chapter 41, verses 29 through 32. “The meaning is what I said earlier: God is letting Pharaoh in on what he is going to do. Seven years of plenty are on their way throughout Egypt. But on their heels will com... FULL STORY

Oroville Named Tree City, USA for 34th Time
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 6, 2014

The City of Oroville has once again been dubbed the awesome title of “Tree City, USA” by the Arbor Day Foundation. Oroville has been recognized and honored by the National Arbor Day Foundation as a "Tree City, USA" for 34 consecutive years. The City of Oroville is proud to have over 10,000 trees w... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 6, 2014

Joseph had just told Pharaoh the meaning of his dreams. He followed that information up with some advice. That advice is found at Genesis chapter 41, verses 33 through 36. It says there, “Pharaoh should look for a wise and intelligent man and put him in charge of Egypt. Make arrangements to ap... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 5, 2014

Pharaoh had just told Joseph about his dreams. In Genesis chapter 41, verses 25 through 28 Joseph explained to Pharaoh what his dreams meant. We read there, “’Both dreams mean the same thing,’ Joseph told Pharaoh. ‘God was telling you what he is going to do here in the land of Egypt. The seven... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 5, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Steven Robert Fisher for a warrant charging him with Battery and Violation of probation. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 140 pounds. He is 5'7" tall. He is 58 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Department ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 4, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Kimberly Sue Fonseca for warrants charging her with importing, sales and transportation of a controlled substance, child abuse and failing to appear. She is 6'0" tall and weighs 140 pounds.She has red hair and brown eyes. She is 56 years old. Anyone with ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 4, 2014

At Genesis chapter 41, verses 17 through 24, Pharaoh tells Joseph about his dreams. He does not leave out a single detail. “And Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘Now in my dream, behold, I was standing on the bank of the Nile, and behold, seven cows, well built and fat, were coming up from the Nile, and ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 3, 2014

The Pharaoh had been told that Joseph could interpret his dreams. He immediately sent for Joseph. Genesis chapter 41, verses 14 through 16 reveal what happened next. “Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his rai... FULL STORY

Learn About Alzheimer's at Prestige
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 3, 2014

Alzheimer’s can be a very distressing and exasperating disease. Those who suffer from it, family members, and friends can become very frustrated with day-to-day difficulties. Finding ways to cope with Alzheimer’s is not always easy. Prestige would like to help community members with this dilemm... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 3, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Damian Cesar Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with false personation. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- February 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 2, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Katie Marie Eberly for a felony warrant charging her with three counts of child endangerment. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 190 pounds. She has blond hair and hazel eyes. She is 32 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- February 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 2, 2014

The Pharaoh was very disturbed over his dreams. He was searching for someone to tell him the meaning of them but could find no one. It was now that the cup bearer remembered Joseph in the prison. He approached the Pharaoh. Genesis chapter 41, verses 9 through 13 relate the conversation the cup... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 31, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
February 1, 2014

The king had two dreams. Now he wanted to know what the dreams meant. He sought for someone to interpret his dreams for him. Genesis chapter 41, verse 8 reveals what happened, “When morning came, he was troubled, so he summoned all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. Pharaoh told the... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 31, 2014

The king had a strange dream about two sets of seven cows. He was very perplexed. However, he fell back asleep—and had another dream. Genesis chapter 41, verses five through seven reveal the dream, “He fell asleep again and had another dream. Seven heads of grain, full and ripe, were growing o... FULL STORY

Visitor Center Open House for New Volunteers
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 31, 2014

The Lake Oroville Visitor Center is looking for volunteers. An informative open house will be held Saturday afternoon at the Visitor Center, located at 917 Kelly Ridge Road. The 2 hour meeting will include information on specific needs. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. A 3-week training ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 31, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gerardo Manzo Ochoa for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and lewd acts upon a child. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 52 years old. Anyone with information is asked to co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 29, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 30, 2014

Joseph was stuck in prison, forgotten by the cup bearer. Two years passed—then something interesting happened. Genesis chapter 41, verses one through four state, “After two full years Pharaoh had a dream. He dreamed he was standing by the Nile River. Suddenly, seven nice-looking, well-fed co... FULL STORY

Search & Rescue Phone Fundraiser in the Works
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 30, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit (BCSRU), an all-volunteer auxiliary unit of the Sheriff’s Office, is holding its annual fundraiser. The organization is currently conducting phone solicitation within Butte County for donations with the help of Debbie Foster and her company. The pr... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 30, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 30, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Geoffrey Dexter Eppes for a felony warrant charging him with battery with serious bodily injury and assault likely to produce great bodily injury. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 24 years old. Anyone wit... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 28, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 29, 2014

The two men had told Joseph their dreams. Three days had passed. Genesis chapter 40 verses 20 through 23 reveal what happened next. “On the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, he made a feast for all his servants and lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 27, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 28, 2014

When the baker heard the interpretation Joseph gave the cup bearer he was very excited. Joseph had just told the cup bearer that his dream held very good things for his future. The baker eagerly told Joseph his dream. Genesis chapter 40, verses 16 through 19 reveal the dream and interpretation.... FULL STORY

Neighbors Helping Neighbors-A Labor of Kindness
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 27, 2014

Most Butte County residents are familiar with the Adopt-a-Highway program. Motorists are accustomed to seeing the signs while driving down the freeway. However, the Adopt-a-Highway program is not just for highways. Many organizations and individuals are volunteering to “adopt” roads throughout Or... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 27, 2014

After the cup bearer told Joseph his dream, Joseph told him what his dream meant. Genesis chapter 40, verses 12 through 15 say, “Joseph said: ‘This is the meaning of your dream. The three branches stand for three days, and in three days the king will pardon you. He will make you his personal se... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 26, 2014

The king’s men were very disturbed about the dreams they had dreamt. Joseph had invited the two prisoners to tell their dreams to him. The cup bearer went first, telling Joseph every aspect of his dream. Genesis chapter 40, verses 9 through 11 give the details of the dream, “The chief wine stew... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 26, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 26, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Christopher Bradley Crippen for a warrant charging him with carrying a dirk or dagger. He has blond hair and blue eyes and weighs 180 pounds. He is 6'0" tall and is 42 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Department at ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 25, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 25, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for James Douglas Caddy for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. There is no current photo available. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 180 pounds. He is 6'0" tall. He is 50 years old. Anyone with information is urged t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 24, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 25, 2014

The two men who had been placed under Joseph’s care had dreams one night. They were very distressed over the dreams because they did not know what the dreams meant. Genesis chapter 40, verses five through eight reveal how Joseph reacted to their mood. Those verses state, “And they both dreame... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 23, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 24, 2014

Genesis chapter 40, verses one through four state, “After these things, the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker offended their lord, the king of Egypt. Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cup bearer and the chief baker. He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 24, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Charles Levi Aubert for felony warrants charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, assault, receiving stolen property and battery. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 18 years of age. Anyone w... FULL STORY

Cocoa For Comfort
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 23, 2014

Stop by Prestige, located at at 400 Executive Parkway, Thursday afternoon and enjoy a free cup of hot cocoa. Check out the facilities for a family member—or adopt a grandma or grandpa. Cocoa will be served from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and all are welcome. Even if you don’t know someone who lives in t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 22, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 23, 2014

Joseph was in prison, but God was still with him. Genesis chapter 39, verses 21 through 23 show how things worked out for Joseph. Those verses state, “But the Eternal One remained with Joseph and showed him His loyal love and granted him favored status with the chief jailor. The jailor put Jose... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 20, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 21, 2014

When Potiphar arrived, his wife told him that Joseph had tried to assault her. Genesis chapter 39, verses 17 through 20 reveal his reaction, “She told him the same story, saying, ‘The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought among us, came in to me to insult me; but as soon as I lifted up my voice... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 19, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 20, 2014

The wife of Joseph’s master had pressured Joseph to have an affair with her. She did not let up. She thought Joseph was very handsome and basically harassed him on a daily basis. Then something terrible happened. Genesis chapter 39, verses 10 through 16 describe what happened next, “And althou... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 18, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 19, 2014

Things were going very well for Joseph. God was making him prosper. His master was very happy with him and entrusted him with everything. But something was about to happen to disrupt Joseph’s peace. The scenario unfolds at Genesis chapter 39, verses seven through nine, where it says, “Potiphar... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 17, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 18, 2014

Joseph’s owner was very happy with him—so happy that Joseph was entrusted with a lot of responsibility. Genesis chapter 39, verses four through six state, “So Joseph found favor in his eyes, and worked only for him. Potiphar made him the one to watch over his house and take care of all that he o... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 16, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 17, 2014

Genesis chapter 39 turns our attention back to Joseph. The first three verses of the chapter set the scene: “Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. And Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him down there. The LORD w... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 17, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Roberto Ariel Che for a felony warrant charging him with driving under the influence causing bodily injury. There is no current photo available. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 30 years of age. Anyone ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 15, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 16, 2014

Tamar was pregnant—with twins. When she was ready to deliver, something interesting happened. Genesis chapter 38, verses 27 through 30 explain, “When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand; so the midwife too... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 14, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 15, 2014

After Judah was unable to find the mystery woman, about three months went by. Then something very disturbing happened. Genesis chapter 38, verse 24 explains, “About three months later people brought word to Judah. They said, ‘Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of being a prostitute. Now sh... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 14, 2014

Judah had done something unacceptable to God. He had sex with a woman who he thought was a prostitute. Why he did this is uncertain, but he had given certain security to the woman and promised to provide payment in exchange for the security at a future time. At Genesis chapter 38, verses 20 thr... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 12, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 13, 2014

Tamar had married two of Judah’s sons who had died. Judah had told her to live in his household until his other son was old enough to marry. However, once the boy had grown the marriage never took place. Genesis chapter 38, verses 12 through 19 reveal what happened. Those verses say, “After a ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 13, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 13, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Montgomery Bowers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the B... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 12, 2014

Genesis chapter 38, verses 6 through 11 state, “Now Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, and her name was Tamar. But Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the sight of the LORD, so the LORD took his life. Then Judah said to Onan, ‘Go in to your brother’s wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 11, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 11, 2014

Elizabeth Bumbaugh, 42, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly driving under the influence. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 10, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 11, 2014

Israel’s sons were growing up. One of them, Judah, decided it was time for him to start life out on his own. Genesis chapter 38, verses one through five explain, “About that time Judah left his brothers and went to stay with a man from Adullam whose name was Hirah. There Judah met the daughte... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 10, 2014

Israel was mourning Joseph’s death. Meanwhile, Genesis chapter 37, verse 36 reveals what actually happened to Joseph. It says there, “In Egypt the Midianites sold Joseph to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh’s officials, manager of his household affairs.” (The Message) So, once again Joseph was sold. ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 10, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Terence Allen Gregg for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a stolen vehicle and multiple drug related offenses. He is 6'6" tall and weighs 250 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 32 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 8, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 9, 2014

Israel would be inquiring about Joseph, so Joseph’s brothers came up with a plan. Genesis chapter 37, verses 31 through 35 explain, “Then the brothers killed a goat and spattered its blood on Joseph’s coat, and took the coat to their father and asked him to identify it. ‘We found this in the fie... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- January 9, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 9, 2014

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Cody Bearpaw for a warrant charging him with rape and lewd and lascivious acts with a child. There is no photo available. He has black hair and brown eyes and weighs 190 pounds. He is 6'0" tall and is 70 years old. Anyone with information is urged to cal... FULL STORY

Whooping Cough Outbreak Alert
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 8, 2014

Pertussis, better known as Whooping Cough, is becoming more prevalent in Butte County. The Butte County Health Department (BCHD) has reported 29 cases as of December 31, 2013. The outbreak is said to be the greatest since the state-wide epidemic of 2010. According to the BCHD, Pertussis is a co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 7, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 8, 2014

Reuben had not been present when his brothers sold Joseph to the traveling merchants. Genesis chapter 37, verses 29 and 30 reveal how Reuben reacted upon his return. It says there, “Then Reuben returned to the pit and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit. And he tore his clothes. And he returned... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 6, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 7, 2014

Joseph’s brothers had thrown him in a well and left him there to die. They were watching their sheep and eating a meal when something occurred that gave them an idea. Genesis chapter 37, verses 25 through 28 unfolds the scene for us: “Then they sat down to eat a meal. They looked up, and the... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 5, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 6, 2014

Genesis chapter 37, verses 23 and 24 state, “When Joseph came up to his brothers, they ripped off his long robe with full sleeves. Then they took him and threw him into the well, which was dry.” (Good News Translation) Joseph’s brothers were so hateful and heartless that they took his special c... FULL STORY

Adopt-A-Highway Keeps Neighborhoods Clean
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 6, 2014

Over the past several weeks, a transformation has taken place on Oro Bangor Highway near Las Plumas High School. The GCG recently volunteered to help keep the area clean by participating in the Adopt-a-Highway program. A lot of work has been done to remove garbage, tires, and other unsightly ite... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 4, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 5, 2014

Israel had sent his son, Joseph, to check on his brothers who were in the fields with the sheep. After much searching, Joseph finally located his brothers. Genesis chapter 37, verses 18 through 22 reveal what happened next, “They saw him from a distance. Before he reached them, they plotted to ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 5, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Sheila Marie Hickman for a felony warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 200 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 3, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 4, 2014

Joseph’s brothers were out taking care of the family’s sheep. Israel called Joseph and told him to go check on his brothers to make sure everything was alright. This account is outlined at genesis chapter 37, verses 12 through 17. That passage states, “Now his brothers went to pasture their f... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- January 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 3, 2014

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking John Raymond Davis for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and assault likely to produce great bodily injury. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 300 pounds. He has black hair and green eyes. He is 37 years old. We have ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- January 2, 2014
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 2, 2014

Joseph had recently told his brothers about a dream he had, and his brothers were not too happy about it. He had a second dream even more detailed than the first. That dream is described at Genesis chapter 37, verses 9 through 11, where it says, “Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
January 1, 2014

One night Joseph had a special dream. The dream was very unusual, and Joseph told his brothers about the dream. Genesis chapter 37, verses 5 through 8 reveal the discussion he had with his brothers: One time Joseph had a special dream. Later, he told his brothers about this dream, and after ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 31, 2013

In Genesis chapter 37, verses two through four a problem develops. We read there, “This is the story of his family. When Jacob’s son Joseph was seventeen years old, he took care of the sheep with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah. But he was always telling his father all sorts of bad ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 30, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Angel Medina Ramos for a felony warrant charging him with continuous sexual abuse of a child, forcible lewd acts upon a child and corporal injury to a child. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 40 years of a... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 29, 2013

Genesis chapter 36, verses 9 through 43 outline the descendents of Esau. We read there, " This is the history of the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir: these are the names of Esau’s sons: Eliphaz, the son of Adah, the wife of Esau; and Reuel, the son of Ba... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 29, 2013

Genesis chapter 37, verse one reveals some important information. It says there, “Jacob lived in the land of Canaan where his father was an immigrant.” (Common English Bible) God had promised Abraham that his descendents would inherit the land of Canaan. Since Jacob was Abraham’s grandson, i... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 28, 2013

Genesis chapter 36, verses four through eight states, “Adah gave birth to Eliphaz. Basemath gave birth to Reuel. Oholibamah gave birth to Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. All of these were Esau’s sons, born in the land of Canaan. Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, all of the members of his household, h... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 28, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking John Claude Riggins for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He has brown hair and brown eyes and stands 5'7" tall and he is 160 pounds. He is 39 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 27, 2013

Genesis chapter 36, verses one through three enlighten us to some interesting information about Esau. Those verses say, “And this is the history of E?sau, that is to say, E?dom. E?sau took his wives from the daughters of Ca?naan: A?dah the daughter of E?lon the Hit?tite and O•hol•i•ba?mah the da... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 26, 2013

Genesis chapter 35, verses 27 through 29 tell us about a very sad occasion. It says there, “Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre, or Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had resided as aliens. Now the days of Isaac were one hundred eighty years. And Isaac breathed his last... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 26, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Alice Jean Pelling for a warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance. She has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 90 pounds. She is 4'11" tall and is 55 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Departmen... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 25, 2013

Stacey Pool, 52, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear related to DUI charges. Anyone with information should contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 23, 2013

As Jacob and his traveling party were leaving Bethel, Rachel went into labor. Genesis chapter 35, verses 16 through 20 reveal what happened next. It says there, “Then they journeyed from Bethel. And when there was but a little distance to go to Ephrath, Rachel labored in childbirth, and she had ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 23, 2013

As if Rachel’s death was not enough to deal with, Jacob—or Israel, would soon have more problems. Genesis chapter 35, verses 21 and 22 explain when they say, “Then Israel traveled on, and put up his tent on the other side of the tall building of Eder. While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 21, 2013

Genesis chapter 35, verses 14 and 15 state, "Jacob set up a stone pillar at the place where God had talked with him, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it. Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel." (New International Version) Jacob truly apprecia... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 20, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Aric Joseph Brown for two felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance with enhancement. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 21 years old. ... FULL STORY

Social Bike Ride on First Day of Winter
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 19, 2013

In honor of the first day of winter, a novice to intermediate mountain bike ride will take place. The ride will begin at the parking lot above the restrooms at Oroville Dam 10:00 a.m. Saturday. The course will cover about 13 miles. Riders will cross the dam to the cul-de-sac, where the pavemen... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 18, 2013

At Genesis chapter 35, verses nine and ten, God changed Jacob's name. It says there, "God appeared to Jacob again after he returned from Paddan Aram and blessed him. God said to him, 'Your name is Jacob, but your name will no longer be called Jacob; Israel will be your name.' So God named him I... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 18, 2013

Jacob and those with him had undertaken a long journey and arrived at their destination. They had been obedient in doing all that God had asked of them. Genesis chapter 35, verses 6 through 8 reveal what happened next. “And Jacob and all the people who were with him went to Luz, which is now ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 18, 2013

Susan French is wanted by the Butte County District Attorney (BCDA) on fraudulent check charges. French had attended a hearing and entered a plea of guilty/no contest on June 28, 2011. She was released on her own recognizance and was scheduled to appear on August 02, 2011. French failed to... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 17, 2013

The people with Jacob listened to him—and it worked out well for them. We read at Genesis chapter 35, verses four and five, “So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which they had and the rings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the oak which was near Shechem. As they journeye... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 17, 2013

A $2,000 warrant was issued for Rachelle Vincent on December 21, 2006, for fraudulent check charges. Vincent allegedly wrote checks for accounts lacking appropriate funds. The Butte County District Attorney’s office reported that this was the second incident of non-sufficient funds checks received... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Neal King
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 15, 2013

Neal King went missing on March 26, 2013. According to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), King was last seen with Donald Cheatham. King reportedly went to Cheatham’s house in the 4000 block of Hildale Avenue to collect a debt and has not been seen since. King was allegedly involved in an... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 15, 2013

Genesis chapter 35, verses one through three state, “God spoke to Jacob: ‘Go back to Bethel. Stay there and build an altar to the God who revealed himself to you when you were running for your life from your brother Esau.’ Jacob told his family and all those who lived with him, ‘Throw out all th... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 14, 2013

Hamor, Shechem, and all of the other men of the land had undergone the surgery, as agreed. Then Dinah’s brothers took drastic action. Genesis chapter 34, verses 25 through 29 reveal what that action was: “And it happened that on the third day, while they were in pain, two of the sons of Jacob,... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 14, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Troy Wayne Sanders for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 60 years old. Anyone with inform... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 14, 2013

Jacob’s sons had defended their sister’s honor by killing all of the native men. Jacob heard about what his sons had done. His reaction is found at Genesis chapter 34, verses 30 through 31. “Then Jacob said to Levi and Simeon, ‘You have made me stink among all the people of this land—all the Ca... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 13, 2013

Shechem and his father had made an agreement with Jacob’s sons. They conceded to the stipulation that all of their men would be circumcised in exchange for Dinah’s hand in marriage. Hamor and Shechem went home to tell the men of the arrangement. Genesis chapter 34, verses 20 through 24 reveal w... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Patrick Dean Dearman for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 195 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 11, 2013

Dinah’s brothers had told Shechem and his father that all of their men must get circumcised if Shechem wanted to marry Dinah. Their response is found at Genesis chapter 34, verses 18 and 19, “Their words seemed good to Hamor and his son Shechem. The young man did not delay doing this, because he... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 11, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Mani Nova for warrants charging him with resisting arrest, trespassing, failing to appear and nine counts of disobeying a court order. Nova is 6'4" tall and weighs 170 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 45 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 10, 2013

Shechem made a request of Jacob and his sons that probably came as quite a shock. Genesis chapter 34, verses 11 and 12 reveal what that request was, where it says, “Then Shechem said to Dinah’s father and her brothers, ‘Do me this favor. I’ll give you whatever you ask. Set the price I must pay ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 10, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Gina Marie Marmol for a warrant charging her with child abuse, cruelty to a child, contributing to the delinquency of a child and failure to appear. She has brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5'0" tall and weighs 165 pounds and is 49 years old. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 10, 2013

Hamor and Shechem had just asked Dinah’s family for her hand in marriage. The answer her brothers gave is found at Genesis chapter 34, verses 13 through 17. It says there, “Because Shechem had disgraced their sister Dinah, Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor in a deceitful way. T... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 9, 2013

Hamor had come to meet with Jacob and his sons. He wanted to ask the family to allow his son to marry Dinah. Genesis chapter 34, verses 8 through 10 state, “But Hamor spoke with them, saying, ‘The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. Please give her to him to be his wife. Make marri... FULL STORY

Adopt-A-Highway-- How Can You Help?
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 9, 2013

The Adopt-A-Highway program has been operating for quite some time now. Even so, many roadways remain littered with paper, empty containers, tires, and other refuse. Tire amnesty days are held periodically, so there really is no reason for them to be left alongside the road. Many organization... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Jason Erthal
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 8, 2013

Jason Erthal went missing in early October 2006. He was reported missing by his brother on November 8, 2006. Jason made regular trips to Reno approximately once a month. He had reportedly mentioned to his family that he was in a conflict with an individual named John Ramos. Erthal has not be... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

Word started to get around about what Shechem had done to Dinah. Soon, Jacob heard about what had happened to his daughter. Genesis chapter 34, verse 5 states, “Now Jacob heard that Shechem defiled his daughter Dinah; but his sons were with the animals in the countryside, so he decided to keep q... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- December 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jonathon Leonard Scott for a felony warrant charging him with assault on a person with a semiautomatic firearm. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has blond hair and hazel eyes. He is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Martin Edward Martinez for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, resisting or obstructing a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and brown e... FULL STORY

Control Burn Restrictions Lifted
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

The weather change enabled CalFire to lift outdoor burning restrictions for the season. As of Friday, residents can burn yard waste during the day through May 4, 2014. Although the cooler temperatures and wet weather diminish fire hazards, caution is still needed. Those wishing to burn must che... FULL STORY

Neighborhood Watch-Outdated Program or Useful Tool
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

The Neighborhood Watch Program began in 1972. Before long, the program became very popular and helped lower crime in the areas where it was implemented. Many people today feel it has become obsolete and is no longer useful. However, studies have shown that the program is still effective in reduci... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 7, 2013

Shechem had committed a heinous act. Yet, he wanted to marry Dinah. His father decided to go and talk to Jacob. Genesis chapter 34, verses six and seven set the scene, where it says, “Then Shechem’s father, Hamor, came out to talk with Jacob. In the fields Jacob’s sons heard the news about wha... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 6, 2013

Shechem had done something terrible to Dinah. However, he fell in love with her. Genesis chapter 34, verses three and four reveal this when it says, “But his soul longed for and clung to Dinah daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke comfortingly to her young heart’s wishes. And Sh... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Juan Fabian Medina for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 4, 2013

Genesis chapter 33, verses 18 through 20 state, “At last Jacob came to the city of Shechem in the land of Canaan. Overall it had been a safe and peaceful journey from Paddan-aram. He camped outside of the city and purchased the land on which he had pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor (who was ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 4, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Masetti for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 4, 2013

Jacob and his traveling party had made the trip safely. Now, they were settled and starting a new life. What happened next was tragic. Genesis chapter 34, verses one and two state, “And Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she bore unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. And when Sh... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- December 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 3, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ruben Quintero Martinez Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a blackjack and possession of a smoking device. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 2, 2013

Genesis chapter 33, verses 12 through 16 state, “Then Esau said, ‘Let us be on our way. I will go with you.’ But Jacob said to him, ‘My lord knows that the children are weak. And there are young ones in my flocks that need milk. If they are made to go a long way in one day, all the flocks will d... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- December 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 2, 2013

Esau had left Jacob behind to travel at his own pace. Jacob understood the delicate nature of some of those in his group. Therefore, he traveled with them in mind. Genesis chapter 33, verse 17, states, “Jacob, on the other hand, traveled on to Succoth. There he built himself a house and made sh... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 1, 2013

Jacob and Esau had been reunited. Introductions had taken place. Yet, Esau was confused about something. Genesis chapter 33, verses 8 through 11 reveal what that was. “Then Esau said, ‘What do you mean by all this company which I met?’ And he said, ‘These are to find favor in the sight of m... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Mirilla Sanchez
By Cookie J. Arnett
December 1, 2013

Mirilla Ruiz Sanchez has been missing since June 6, 2003. Two weeks after her disappearance, her father reported to police that she ran away from home. He believed Mirilla may be with an individual named Samson Frazier. At the time of her disappearance, Mirilla was 5 feet, five inches tall and ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 30, 2013

Jacob and Esau had just reunited. It was a joyful occasion. Genesis chapter 33, verses 5 through 7 explain what happened next. “Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children. ‘Who are these with you?’ he asked. Jacob answered, ‘They are the children God has graciously given your servan... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- November 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 30, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Patrick Dean Dearman for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 195 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 28, 2013

The moment had finally arrived. Jacob could see his brother off in the distance. Genesis chapter 33, verses one through three tell us what happened next. “Jacob looked up and saw that Esau was coming along with four hundred men. So he divided the children among Leah, Rachel, and the two female... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 28, 2013

Genesis chapter 33, verse four states, “But Esau ran to meet Jacob. He hugged him and threw his arms around his neck. He kissed him, and they cried.” Esau was extremely happy to see Jacob. He held no animosity toward his younger brother. Jacob had been gone a very long time, and Esau was ecstat... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 27, 2013

Jacob had just spent the entire night wrestling an angel to receive a blessing. Genesis chapter 32, verses 32 and 32 reveal interesting information about subsequent events. It says there, “Then the sun rose as he was leaving that place, and Jacob was limping because of his leg. So even today th... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 26, 2013

After Jacob had transferred his family to the other side of the gorge, something very extraordinary happened. Genesis chapter 32, verses 24 through 30 reveal what Jacob experienced. “Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When he saw that he had not prevailed aga... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 25, 2013

Genesis chapter 32, verses 22 and 23 say, “Later during that night he rose and took his two wives and his two maidservants and his eleven young sons and crossed over the ford of Jab?bok. So he took them and brought them over the torrent valley, and he brought over what he had.” (New World Translat... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 25, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jack Allen Lewis Jr. for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance for sale. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 43 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 24, 2013

Jacob had sent several of his servants ahead of him with many gifts for Esau. Genesis chapter 32, verses 19 through 21 show that he repeated this act of generosity. We read there, “He gave the same instructions to the second servant and to the third—to each in turn as they set out with their her... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 24, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is seeking Richard Leon Jones for a warrant charging him with burglary and failure to appear. He has blond hair and green eyes. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 220 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Department at 538-2448. To see more of... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Wallace Vaughan
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 24, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is requesting the aid of the public in finding Wallace Vaughan. Wallace has been missing since approximately 1990. His family is not sure exactly when he actually disappeared because he apparently had a dark history with narcotics and possibly a drug ring... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 23, 2013

Jacob wanted to assure he would receive a civilized welcome from his brother. Therefore, he took prudent action in order to accomplish this. Genesis chapter 32, verses 16 through 18 reveal how he did this, “He instructed his servants to drive them on ahead, each group of animals by itself, separ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 23, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gilberto Lopez for a felony warrant charging him with inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 32 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 22, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking William Kee for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and driving under the influence. He has black hair and brown eyes, is 5'10" tall, and weighs 190 pounds. He is 56 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Depar... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- November 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 22, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Eldred James Varnado for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 45 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butt... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 21, 2013

Jacob wanted to assure peace between his brother. So, as he camped he took more proactive measures. Genesis chapter 32, verses 13 through 15 state, “And he lodged there that night. Then he took from what he had with him a gift for Esau his brother: two hundred female goats, twenty male goats, tw... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 20, 2013

Jacob was on his way back to his homeland. His brother, Esau, was coming to meet him. Jacob was very concerned about his safety and that of his family. He had taken precautions in hopes of protecting his household from Esau. Then he prayed: “ Then Jacob said, ‘God of my father Abraham and God ... FULL STORY

Fender Bender at Las Plumas & Lower Wyandotte
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 20, 2013

Wet weather combined with oily roads leads to collisions such as this one that occurred Tuesday morning in south Oroville. Caution is warranted to avoid such situations. Motorists are advised to slow down and refrain from distracting activities while driving. Fender Bender en Las Plumas & Wya... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 20, 2013

Farnum Kerr, 23, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for drug related charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 19, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Ryan Justin Lefever for a warrant charging him with violation of probation, possession of an illegal weapon and obstructing or resisting a peace officer. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 24 years old. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 170 pounds. Anyone with ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 19, 2013

Jacob had sent messengers ahead of him to let his brother, Esau, know he was coming. Then messengers had returned from their journey. Genesis chapter 32, verses six through eight tell us what happened upon their return. “When the messengers came back to Jacob, they said, ‘We went to your brothe... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Gloria Jean Olsen
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 18, 2013

Gloria Jean Olsen went missing in February 1996. She was last seen at the Oroville Rescue Mission. Gloria’s mother, June Olsen, had not seen her since the fall of 1995 and reported her missing on July 11, 1999. Apparently, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), Gloria may have t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 18, 2013

Jacob was returning to his homeland. However, something was weighing heavily on his mind. When he had left home, he had not been on good terms with his brother. In fact, Esau had wanted to kill Jacob. So, Jacob decided to take measures to see how receptive his brother would be to his return. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 18, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking John David Kleinmaus for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, dissuading a witness and other charges. He has brown hair and hazel eyes, is 5'11" tall and weighs 195 pounds. He is 28 years old. Anyone with information is aske... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 17, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Sammy William Jordan Jr. for a warrant charging him with assault likely to produce great bodily injury, spousal abuse and making terrorist threats. He has black hair and brown eyes and is 44 years old. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 175 pounds. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 17, 2013

Jacob and Laban had gone their separate ways. While Jacob was on his way back home, something extraordinary happened to him. Genesis chapter 32, verses one and two reveal what that was, "When Jacob also went his way, the angels of God met him. When he saw them, he said, 'This is the camp of God... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 16, 2013

Genesis chapter 31, verse 55 states, “Early in the morning Laban arose and kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned home.” (English Standard Version) Jacob and Laban had formed a peace treaty. They had enjoyed a good meal together. Now it wa... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Michael Anthony Jackson for a felony warrant charging him with three failures to appear, three violations of probation, unlawful firearm activity and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'4" tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has black hair and b... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 15, 2013

Laban wanted to assure there would be peace between his family and Jacob. Therefore, at Genesis chapter 31, verses 51 through 54 he said: “’Here are the rocks that I have put between us, and here is the special rock to show that we made an agreement. This pile of rocks and this one special rock... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- November 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 15, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Jack Allen Lewis Jr. for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance for sale. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 43 years old. Anyone wi... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 14, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Hector Luciano Lopez for a warrant charging him with forgery. There is no photo available for Lopez. He has black hair and brown eyes and weighs 230 pounds. He is 5'10" tall and he is 33 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Po... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 13, 2013

Jacob had finally had enough of Laban’s ill treatment and had told him so. Laban decided it would be best to try to smooth things over. Genesis chapter 31, verses 44 through 47 tell us what Laban said next. “’Come, let’s make a treaty, you and me, and let something be our witness.’” So Jacob t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Jose Nicholas Hernandez Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 235 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 24 years of age. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 12, 2013

Jacob had just let Laban know how disgusted he was with the abuse Laban had piled on him over the years. Laban knew he was wrong, and so did everyone else. Genesis chapter 31, verses 43 reveals Laban’s response. “Laban answered Jacob, ‘These daughters are my daughters, these children are my chi... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 11, 2013

Laban had accused Jacob of stealing from him. Jacob had allowed Laban to search his camp and had been vindicated. Finally, he was defending himself to Laban. Twenty years of frustration was wrapped up in Jacob’s words, yet he said nothing offensive. At Genesis chapter 31, verses 38 through 42,... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 10, 2013

Laban had searched Jacob’s camps for his idols and found nothing. Genesis chapter 31, verses 36 and 37 reveal Jacob’s reaction. “Jacob was angry, and argued with Laban. Jacob answered Laban, ‘What is my trespass? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued me? Now that you have felt around in... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Richvale Victim
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 10, 2013

On March 12, 1998, officers from the Butte County Sheriff’s Department (BCSO) responded to Richvale regarding the report of a body that had been found in an irrigation ditch. The body was located at the intersection of Richvale Highway and McRae Road and had apparently been there for between one ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 9, 2013

Laban had just accused Jacob of stealing his idols. Jacob denied taking them and told Laban to search the camp. Genesis chapter 31, verses 33 through 35 describe Laban’s thorough search for his property. “So Laban went into Jacob’s tent, and into Leah’s tent, and into the tent of the two maidse... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 9, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Sheila Marie Hickman for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 200 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butt... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 8, 2013

Laban had questioned Jacob as to why he had left without allowing him to say good-bye to his daughters. He also demanded to know why Jacob had stolen his idols. Jacob’s response can be found at Genesis chapter 31, verses 31 and 32, where it says, “ Jacob answered Laban, ‘Because I was afraid, fo... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- November 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 8, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking James Ray Craddock for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance for sale. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone wit... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 6, 2013

Laban had finally caught up with Jacob. He was about to approach Jacob and confront him, but God had given him a warning. Would Laban heed the divine warning? Genesis chapter 31, verses 25 through 28 tell us. It says there, “Laban overtook Jacob, and when Jacob pitched his tent in the hill cou... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 6, 2013

Laban was expressing his dismay with Jacob. He was not happy that Jacob and his daughters had left without telling him. But there was something more. Genesis chapter 31, verses 29 through 30 reveal what Laban was really upset about. “I could destroy you, but the God of your father appeared to ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 6, 2013

Juan Hernandez, 28, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear and violation of probation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911 or (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- November 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 5, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Eugene Hooper for a felony warrant charging him with Failing to appear and violation of probation on criminal threats charges. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 35 years old. Anyone with information... FULL STORY

Our Awesome High School Band Wins Again
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 4, 2013

The Las Plumas-Oroville Alliance Marching Band & Color Guard wrapped up the competitive season taking home ALL top awards on Saturday. The band competed in Lodi and won every top award including Parade Band Sweepstakes, Music Sweepstakes, Showmanship Sweepstakes, and Marching Sweepstakes. The ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 4, 2013

Jacob had left with his family and possessions. Laban was out caring for his animals, so he was not aware of the decision. Finally, someone went to Laban and told him what had happened. Genesis chapter 31, verses 22 through 24 reveals Laban’s reaction. “Three days later Laban learned that Ja... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 4, 2013

Jacob did not tell Laban he was leaving. Laban had given him a hard time about leaving before and convinced him to stay. However, Laban had dealt dishonestly with Jacob. Jacob was not going to have a conflict with Laban about leaving. However, there was something that Jacob did not know. Gene... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Thomas Gene Trotter
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 3, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is asking for assistance in locating the body of Thomas Gene Trotter. The BCSO has on record that Trotter was murdered by Dennis Oates in 1995. Oates was convicted for Trotter’s murder, but Trotter’s body has not yet been found. Trotter was 6 feet, 2 i... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 3, 2013

Genesis chapter 31, verses 17 and 18 state, “Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels. He drove all his livestock ahead of him and took all the possessions that he had accumulated. He took his own livestock that he had accumulated in Paddan Aram and went back to his father Isaac in Canaa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- November 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 2, 2013

Jacob had just finished telling Leah and Rachel about his conversation with the angel and his desire to return to his homeland. The response his wives gave him is found at Genesis chapter 31, verses 14 through 16. “Rachel and Leah said, ‘Has he treated us any better? Aren’t we treated worse tha... FULL STORY

Fall Back and Be Fire Safe
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 2, 2013

It is time to set clocks back. Be sure to adjust timepieces tonight- it means an extra hour of sleep! CalFire is also recommending Butte County residents check the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. It may also be a good time to have a fire drill and review emergency plans. Ma... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 1, 2013

Jacob was having a discussion with his wives about the way Laban had been treating him. The discussion continues in Genesis chapter 31, verses 9 through 13. There we read, “In this way God has made me wealthy at your father’s expense. And at the mating season, I had a dream, and saw that the he... FULL STORY

Cal/Fire Announces Burn Ban to be Lifted Monday
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 1, 2013

The cooler temperatures and recent rain has prompted a lift on the burn ban. Beginning November 4, 2013, residential dooryard burning will be allowed in the unincorporated areas of Butte County with a current burning permit. Burn permits can be obtained at any Cal/Fire Station, Oroville Fire Dep... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- November 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
November 1, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Stephen Michael Gilmore for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to c... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 31, 2013

Jacob realized that his relationship with his father-in-law had changed. He also understood that God wanted him to take certain actions. He called his two wives to him and discussed the matter with them. Genesis chapter 31, verses four through eight reveal what he said to them. So Jacob se... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 30, 2013

Jacob was becoming very wealthy. Laban’s sons began to notice his success and became envious. We can see their reactions at Genesis chapter 31, verses one through three. It says there, “Now Jacob heard what Laban’s sons were saying: ‘Jacob has taken all that was our father’s and has built this ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 29, 2013

Although Laban had dealt with Jacob in a dishonest way, Jacob was determined to be successful. Genesis chapter 30, verses 40 through 43 explain what he did. “Jacob kept the sheep separate from the goats and made them face in the direction of the streaked and black animals of Laban's flock. In t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 28, 2013

Although Laban had dealt with Jacob dishonestly, Jacob stayed and continued to shepherd the flocks. However, he did something quite peculiar. Genesis chapter 30, verses 37 through 39 state, “Then Jacob took fresh-cut branches of poplar, almond, and plane trees and peeled the bark on them in stri... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Mystery Man
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 27, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff’s Department (BCSO) is hoping to determine the identity of a deceased man. His remains were found in Yankee Hill by some fishermen in April 1991. The man’s body was discovered near the railroad tracks and had possibly been there for several weeks. The unidentified man... FULL STORY

Free Quarters- NOT!
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 27, 2013

Police received a call at approximately 5:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon from a concerned citizen in the area of Monte Vista Avenue and Lower Wyandotte Road. The caller stated that a large jar had dropped from a moving vehicle and that the jar had broken spilling quarters all over the road. The call... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 27, 2013

Laban wanted Jacob to stay. He had told Jacob to state the wages he wanted to stay and work for him. Jacob wanted only any newborn lambs with specific markings that would be born from that moment forward. Laban agreed, but then he did something deceitful. Genesis chapter 30, verses 34 throug... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 26, 2013

Laban really wanted Jacob to stay. He benefitted greatly when Jacob was around. He was willing to pay Jacob generously to stay and work for him. The conversation that ensued can be found at Genesis chapter 30, verses 31 through 33. It says there, “’How much do you want me to pay you?’ Laban as... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 25, 2013

Laban did not want Jacob to leave. He realized he was prospering because of Jacob, so he wanted him to stay. Genesis chapter 30, verses 27 through 30 reveal what Laban did next. “Laban said to him, ‘Do me this favor. I’ve discovered by a divine sign that the LORD has blessed me because of ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- October 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 25, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking John Robert Rule Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and sales or transportation of marijuana. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 35 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Time to Get Your Flu Shot
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 25, 2013

Many have been enjoying the unusually warm weather. However, soon temperatures will be falling. This is the time of year people typically become sick with colds and other upper respiratory illnesses. The Butte County Health Department is encouraging Oroville residents to get their flu shots bef... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- October 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 24, 2013

Genesis chapter 30, verses 25 and 26 say, “When Rachel had borne Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, ‘Send me away, that I may go to my own place, and to my country. Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, and let me go; for you know my service with which I have served you.’” (World ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 22, 2013

Leah had been bearing many children. But what about Rachel? She was the one Jacob had fallen in love with in the first place. Yet, Rachel herself had not yet been able to provide a son for Jacob. The only way she had provided him with any children was through her maid servant. Genesis chapt... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 21, 2013

God continued to bless Leah with children. Genesis chapter 30, verses 17 through 21 reveal just how many children she had. It says there, “And God answered Leah’s prayers. She became pregnant again and gave birth to a fifth son for Jacob. She named him Issachar, for she said, ‘God has rewarded ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 20, 2013

When Jacob’s sons had gotten a little older, something interesting happened. Genesis chapter 30, verses 14 and 15 reveal what that was. “During wheat harvest, Reuben went out into the fields and found some mandrake plants, which he brought to his mother Leah. Rachel said to Leah, ‘Please give m... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- October 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 20, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Ryan Patrick Davis for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 32 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bu... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Brenda Ann Tucker
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 20, 2013

Brenda Ann Tucker was reported missing on August 22, 1994. Brenda lived on Oro Dam Boulevard and was last seen in Rackerby on May 17, 1994. Her car and clothes were found in Yuba County. At the time of her disappearance, Brenda was 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighed 116 pounds. She had brown hair... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 20, 2013

Rachel and Leah had made a deal. Leah approached Jacob and told him about this agreement. Genesis chapter 30, verse 16 tells what Leah said to Jacob, “When Jacob came in from the field in the evening, Leah went to meet him. She said, ‘You must sleep with me tonight. For I have paid for you wit... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 19, 2013

Leah had given her maid servant to Jacob as a concubine. Her maid servant began to have children. The account can be found at Genesis chapter 30, verses 10 through 13. There it says, “Soon Leah’s servant Zilpah gave Jacob a son. Leah said, ‘How fortunate!’ So she named him Gad. Then Leah’s s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 18, 2013

Genesis chapter 30, verse 9 says, “When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, she took her maid Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.” (New American Standard Bible) Leah had stopped having children, and she noticed that Rachel’s maid servant was having children for Jacob and Rachel. So, Leah... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- October 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 18, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jose Antonio Gomez for a felony warrant charging him with two counts of receiving stolen property. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 17, 2013

Rachel had given her maid servant as a surrogate to Jacob. She had already had one child and she became pregnant with a second child. Rachel’s reaction can be found at Genesis chapter 30, verses 7 and 8. There it says, “Rachel’s slave Bilhah became pregnant again and gave birth to a second son ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 16, 2013

Jacob had scolded Rachel for the way she was acting, but that did not change the fact that she wanted children. She proposed a solution to the problem. Genesis chapter 30, verses three through six reveal what that solution was, “Then she said, ‘Here is my servant girl Bilhah; go in to her that s... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- October 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michael Adam Delarosa for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation, failing to appear and sales or transportation of a controlled substance. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 28 years old. Anyo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 15, 2013

Rachel had just expressed her frustration to Jacob. She was extremely upset that she was not having children and she was blaming Jacob. Jacob’s response can be found at Genesis chapter 30, verse two. There it says, “At this Jacob’s anger burned against Rachel and he said: ‘Am I in the place of ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 14, 2013

Rachel was very upset that her sister was having children and she wasn’t. She decided to go to her husband about the matter. Genesis chapter 30, verse one reveals what she said to him. That verse reads, “When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she envied her sister. “Give m... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 13, 2013

Jacob loved Rachel more than Leah and he was showing favoritism. God noticed what was happening, so he intervened. Genesis chapter 29, verses 31 through 35 explains how he did so. It says there, “When the LORD saw that Leah was loved less than Rachel, he made it possible for her to have childre... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Clyde Smith
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 13, 2013

On November 30, 1989, Clyde Smith left the Oroville Rescue Mission. He was never seen again. A friend reported him missing just over a month later, when Mr. Smith did not return from a trip to Jackson, Wyoming. Smith had apparently gone to Jackson to sell a ranch that he owned and had not retur... FULL STORY

Wedding Held at the Oroville Manor
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 12, 2013

Two residents of the Oroville Manor were married today at 2:00 p.m. A large group of the apartment building’s residents attended, as did friends and family members of the bride and groom. One resident stated that this was a first for the Manor. Another agreed that nothing like this had ever h... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 12, 2013

Genesis chapter 29, verse 30 states, “Jacob slept with Rachel too. He loved Rachel more than Leah. So he worked for Laban another seven years.” (GOD’S WORD Translation) Jacob was very happy to have Rachel as his new bride. Naturally, he favored her since she was the one he wanted to marry in... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 11, 2013

Laban had explained to Jacob that it was tradition for the eldest daughter to be given in marriage first. However, Laban had a solution to the apparent dilemma. He told Jacob that after one week he could marry Rachel also—if he worked another seven years. How would Jacob respond? Genesis chapter... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- October 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 11, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Edward Eugene Chadwick for a felony warrant charging him with possession of a firearm by a felon. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Coun... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- October 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 11, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Bryan Frederick Sandusky Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and failing to report for work release program. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 38 y... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 10, 2013

Laban had tricked Jacob. He had given Jacob Leah for a wife instead of Rachel. The next morning, when Jacob realized what had happened, he was very upset. Genesis chapter 29, verses 25 through 27 tell us what happened next. It says there, “In the morning Jacob saw that it was Leah he had slept... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 8, 2013

Jacob had been working for Laban for seven years. He wanted to marry Rachel. Genesis chapter 29, verses 21 through 24 reveal what happened next. It says there, “Jacob said to Laban, ‘The time is up, and I want to marry Rachel now!’ So Laban gave a big feast and invited all their neighbors. Bu... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 7, 2013

Jacob was staying with his Uncle Laban and working for him. Laban wanted to repay him in some way. Jacob’s response to Laban’s offer of wages can be found at Genesis chapter 29, verses 16 through 20. We read there, “Now Laban had two daughters: the older was named Leah and the younger Rachel. ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 7, 2013

Genesis chapter 29, verse 15 states, “Then Laban said to Jacob, Just because you are my relative, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?” (Amplified Bible) Jacob had been staying with Laban and working for him. Laban did not want to take advantage of Jacob, espec... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Graydon Henry Burnum
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is asking for information regarding the mysterious disappearance of Graydon Henry Burnum. Graydon, known to many as Bud, was reported missing on June 29, 1987, by Robert Destafanis. Destafanis had last talked with Graydon on June 20, 1987, at Burnam’s Y... FULL STORY

Antiquing in Oroville on First Friday
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 6, 2013

Great antiques were the focus of First Friday this month in honor of Perry Mason Days. The author who penned the famous stories, Earl Stanley Gardner, lived in Oroville many years ago, and each year special events are held in honor of him. Booths were set up in the Downtown Oroville by vendors s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 6, 2013

Laban had not seen his sister for quite some time, so when he heard his nephew was in the area he became very excited. The account is related at Genesis chapter 29, verses 13 and 14, where it says, “When Laban heard the news of Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet Jacob, and embraced him, and ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 5, 2013

Jacob did not let their “tradition” prevent him from caring for the needs of his future bride. Genesis chapter 29, verses 9 through 12 state, “While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep; for she kept them. Now when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his moth... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- October 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 4, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David John Polson for a felony warrant charging him with possession of marijuana for sale. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff'... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 4, 2013

It did not make sense to Jacob that the men were just standing around with their animals, and he told them so. We can read at Genesis chapter 29, verses 7 and 8, “He said, ‘Look, it is still broad daylight; it is not time for the animals to be gathered together. Water the sheep, and go, pasture ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 3, 2013

Genesis chapter 29, verse 6 states, “‘Is he doing well?’” Jacob asked. ‘Yes, he’s well,’ they answered. ‘Look, here comes his daughter Rachel with the flock now.’” Jacob had just gotten his first look at his new wife. Although he did not know it yet, this young, hard-working woman would soon ... FULL STORY

Bounty of Butte County 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 2, 2013

Butte County businesses congregated at Sank Park on Sunday to reveal all of the gems that are contained in the area. When the gates opened, eager samplers entered the park and were greeted by the smooth, sassy vocals of Holly Taylor. Residents bought their tickets and were on their way to a feas... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- October 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 2, 2013

Jacob approached the people at the well and spoke to them. The conversation can be found at Genesis chapter 29, verses 4 and 5, where it says, “Jacob said to them, ‘My brothers, where are you from?’ They said, ‘We are from Haran.’ He said to them, ‘Do you know Laban the son of Nahor?’ They said,... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
October 1, 2013

Genesis chapter 29, verses one through three state, “So Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the East. And he looked, and saw a well in the field; and behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks. A large stone was on... FULL STORY

BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 30, 2013

If you love books, this is your week! There will be two book sales held this week. The first sale will be held by the Oroville Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers. It will be located in the downstairs conference room at the hospital on October 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Credit cards, checks,... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 30, 2013

Jacob was very appreciative of the promise God had made to him. He was so grateful that he made a vow. That vow can be found at Genesis chapter 28, verses 20 through 22, “Then Jacob made a vow, saying, ‘If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me fo... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Unidentified Male
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 29, 2013

The skeletal remains of an unidentified man were found in Berry Creek on November 28, 1986. The body was found by residents in the Bloomer Mountain/Encina Grande area. The deceased man had apparently suffered a single gunshot wound to the head. Investigators believe he may have been right hande... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 29, 2013

When Jacob woke up he became very nervous. Genesis chapter 28, verses 16 through 19 explain why. There we read, “Jacob woke up from his sleep. Then he thought, ‘The LORD is certainly in this place. And I didn’t even know it.’ Jacob was afraid. He said, ‘How holy this place is! This must be ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 28, 2013

Jacob left his home and started on his long journey. When it got dark, he decided to set up camp for the night. After he fell asleep, something strange happened. Genesis chapter 28, verses 10 through 15 give us a glimpse into what happened. It says there, “Meanwhile Jacob left Beer Sheba and s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 27, 2013

Esau was watching everything that was going on. He noticed the actions his parents were taking in regards to finding Jacob a wife. Genesis chapter 28, verses 6 through 9 reveal what happened next, “Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him to Northwest Mesopotamia to find a wife the... FULL STORY

Bounty of Butte County
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 26, 2013

The Lott Home in Sank Park will once again host the event highlighting some of Oroville's best this Sunday. Food, music, art, and much more will be included in this year's Bounty. Book 'Em Dano will be playing. There will be a no host bar and lots of samples. There will even be games and other fu... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 26, 2013

Rebekah had told Isaac that she did not want Jacob to marry one of the native women under any circumstances. Genesis chapter 28, verses one through five reveal Isaac’s response. It says there, “So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, ‘You shall not take a wife fro... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 25, 2013

Genesis chapter 27, verse 46 states, “Rebekah said to Isaac, ‘I can’t stand Hittite women! If Jacob marries a Hittite woman like one of those from around here, I might as well die.’” (Names of God Bible) Thus, Rebekah made her move in her plans of having Jacob go to live with her brother. She p... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 24, 2013

Esau was breathing threat and murder against Jacob. When Rebekah heard this, she was very concerned. Genesis chapter 27, verses42 through 45 give her reaction, “ But someone got wind of what he was planning and reported it to Rebekah. She sent for Jacob and told him that his life was being th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 24, 2013

Cody Bearpaw, 57, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged sex crimes. No picture of Bearpaw is available at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department web... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 23, 2013

Esau was very angry and resentful over what Jacob had done. Genesis chapter 27, verse 41 shows just how resentful Esau was. “Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: ‘The days of mourning for my father are approaching; ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 23, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Guillermo Abundis for a felony warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance for sale and failing to appear. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 22, 2013

Esau was irate and desperate. He continued to beseech his father. At Genesis chapter 27, verses 36 through 40 we read, “Esau said, ‘Is he not rightly named Jacob? For he has supplanted me these two times. He took away my birthright; and look, now he has taken away my blessing.’ Then he said, ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 22, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Randal Glenn Allison Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone w... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Paget Renee Barr
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 22, 2013

Last week, the GCG featured a missing woman who had dated a man named John Woolen. Today, the GCG will highlight another woman who dated Woolen and came up missing. Her name is Paget Renee Barr. Ms. Barr was staying at the Dahl’s Motel in July 1986. She apparently was seen by an individual nam... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 21, 2013

Isaac and Esau had just discovered Jacob had tricked his father into giving him the blessing for the firstborn. Genesis chapter 27, verses 34 and 35 give Esau's reaction, "When Esau heard his father’s words, he let out a loud and bitter cry. 'Oh my father, what about me? Bless me, too!' he begged. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 21, 2013

Saeed Al Mehairi, 41, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged fraud. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link below. Diario más busca... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 20, 2013

Just as Jacob was leaving Isaac’s tent, Esau returned from his hunting expedition. He prepared a meal for his father and took it into him. Genesis chapter 27, verses 30 through 33 reveal what happened next. Those verses say, “When Isaac had finished praying that good would come to Jacob, Jacob ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- September 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 20, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Joseph Wilson Eberly for a felony warrant charging him with three counts of child endangerment. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 31 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County She... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 19, 2013

Jacob had brought food to Isaac under the pretense that he was Esau. Isaac wanted to be sure he was speaking with the correct son before he gave a blessing. Genesis chapter 27, verses 24 through 29 tell what happened next. "Then he said, 'Are you really my son Esau?' He said, 'I am.' He... FULL STORY

Oroville Library Offers New Services
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 19, 2013

A new informational tool was installed at the Butte County Library in Oroville Wednesday afternoon. The high-tech touch-screen was unveiled at 3:00 p.m. to a small but excited audience. Butte County Supervisor, Bill Connelly, presented the device that allows multiple users to simultaneously expl... FULL STORY

Fish Hatchery Ladder Open
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 18, 2013

Every September, thousands of Salmon migrate to the Feather River Fish Hatchery in Oroville to spawn. The hatchery was built in 1967 after the construction of the Oroville Dam. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the hatchery is one of the most advanced and successful fi... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 18, 2013

Jacob took the food his mother had prepared to Isaac. Their conversation is recorded at Genesis chapter 27, verses 18 through 23. “He went to his father and said, ‘My father.’ ‘Yes, my son,’ Isaac answered. ‘Who is it?’ Jacob said to his father, ‘I’m your oldest son Esau. I’ve done as yo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 17, 2013

Rebekah and Jacob were about to make an attempt to trick Isaac, so he would give Jacob a special blessing. Genesis chapter 27, verses 14 through 17 tell what happened next. It says there, “So he went and got the goats and brought them to his mother. She prepared some tasty food, just the way hi... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Rhonda Lynn Yokom
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 16, 2013

On February 10, 1985, Rhonda Lynn Yokom was seen getting into a car with a member of the Hell’s Angels, Odis “Buck” Garrett. The next day, 20-year-old Yokom apparently called her boyfriend, John Woolen. Ms. Yokom was never seen or heard from again. Garrett was evidently supposed to take Rhonda ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 16, 2013

Rebekah had just told Jacob of her plan to deceive Isaac. She wanted Jacob to receive the blessings that Isaac had promised to Esau. How would Jacob react? Genesis chapter 27, verses 11 through 13 tell us, “But Jacob said to his mother Rebekah, ‘My brother Esau is a hairy man, and I am smooth... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Joshua Tannenbaum for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and vehicle theft with three priors. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 59 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

High Tech Information Board to be Unveiled
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 16, 2013

A new feature to Oroville will be unveiled at the Butte County Library Wednesday at noon. A high-tech 55 inch multi-touch screen containing information on Northern Sacramento Valley’s land and water resources will be made available for the public at that time. Multiple users, young and old, w... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 15, 2013

Isaac had given Esau a special task to carry out. However, Rebekah had other plans. Genesis chapter 27, verses 5 through 10 explain. “Rebekah was listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game to bring home, Rebekah said to her son Jacob, ‘Behold, ... FULL STORY

Annual Event Commemorates 125 Years
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 15, 2013

Palermo, located approximately six miles south of Oroville, celebrated a very special day Saturday. According to the Palermo Community Website, the town was founded in the 1800's by the Hearst Family and named after Palermo, Sicily, Italy due to its likeness in climate and abilty to grow olives. ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 14, 2013

Isaac was getting old. He knew that soon he would die and his estate would be passed on to his children. So, he did what was normal for that day. Genesis chapter 27, verses one through four explain, “When Isaac was old and going blind, he called his older son Esau and said to him, ‘Son!’ Esau ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- September 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 14, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jason Aaron Shirley for a felony warrant charging him with multiple counts of violation of probation. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 40 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Coun... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 14, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Antoinette Victoria Tremayne for a warrant charging her with perjury and welfare fraud. There is no photo available. She has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 160 pounds. She is 5'2" tall and is 45 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 12, 2013

Isaac had formed a peace treaty with the people of Gerar and sent them away in peace. Genesis chapter 26, verses 32 and 33 described what happened next when it says, “On that same day Isaac’s slaves came to tell him about the well they had dug, saying to him, ‘We have found water!’ He called it ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 12, 2013

Just when things seemed to be settling down for Isaac, something happened. Genesis chapter 26, verses 34 and 35 reveal what that was. It says there, “And when Esau was forty years old he took as wife Judith, daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, daughter of Elon the Hittite. And they mad... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 10, 2013

Isaac had been forced from Gerar. He had found a new place to live and was settling in. Then something odd happened. Genesis chapter 26, verses 26 and 27 reveal what that occurrence was. It says there, “Now Abimelech came to him from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of ... FULL STORY

OLLI Request for Instructors and Students
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 9, 2013

OLLI Request for Instructors and Students The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will begin its new session soon. The organization is seeking new class proposals. Anyone 50 years or older who is interested in teaching or taking classes through the program is encouraged to learn more ab... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 9, 2013

Isaac had been told to leave by the king. He gathered his people and possessions and set out for another area. Genesis chapter 26, verses 23 through 25 tell us what happened next. Those verses say, “Isaac left and went to Beersheba. That night the LORD appeared to him and said, ‘I am the God o... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 9, 2013

Genesis chapter 26, verses 19 through 22 reveal that Isaac dealt with some of the same hardships that his father, Abraham, did. There it says, “Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found a spring-fed well. The herders from Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herders, claiming, ‘This water is ours!’... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Deborah Owens
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 8, 2013

On the morning of November 21, 1978, Deborah Owens left her house. She was reported missing by her husband, Marvin, two days later. Marvin reportedly told police that Deborah had a habit of leaving home for short periods of time. However, Deborah apparently always kept in contact with her child... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 8, 2013

The Philistines wanted Isaac and his family to leave the area. So Isaac left. Genesis chapter 26, verses 17 and 18 tell us where he went. “So Isaac departed from there and encamped in the Valley of Gerar and settled there. And Isaac dug again the wells of water that had been dug in the days of... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- September 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Charles Milton Brown for a felony warrant charging him with corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant and criminal threats. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is asked to c... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ricardo Velasquez, 27, on alleged gang activity charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s website by clicking ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 6, 2013

Isaac was free of fear and free to live his life in peace. He settled in the land and planted crops. Then something extraordinary happened. Genesis chapter 26, verses 12 through 16 reveal what that was. It states, “Isaac planted fields in that place, and that year he gathered a great harvest... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 5, 2013

Isaac imitated his father, Abraham, in many ways. Genesis chapter 26, verses 6 and 7 reveal one way he did so. It says there, “So Isaac stayed in Gerar. And the men of the place asked him about his wife, and he said, She is my sister; for he was afraid to say, She is my wife—[thinking], Lest th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 5, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking William Jason Schiszler for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 38 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact th... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 5, 2013

Isaac had told the Philistines that Rebekah was his sister. One day, he was being affectionate with her and the king saw them. Genesis chapter 26, verses 8 through 11 reveal what the king’s reaction was. It reads there, “After Isaac had been there a long time, King Abimelech looked out a window... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 4, 2013

Genesis chapter 26 begins by telling about something tragic that happened. Verses one through five state, “There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar. Yahweh appeared to him, and said, ‘Don... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 4, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Michael Dean Sullivan for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and battery on a spouse or cohabitant. He has black hair and green eyes, is 5'10" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He is 47 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Po... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 3, 2013

One day, Esau had been out hunting. When he came home Jacob was cooking some stew. Esau was very hungry and wanted some of the stew. Genesis chapter 25, verses 29 through 31 tell us what happened on that occasion. “Once when Jacob was boiling pottage, Esau came in from the field, and he was fa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- September 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 2, 2013

The Bible next tells us a little about the personality traits of Jacob and Esau. At Genesis chapter 25, verses 27 and 28 it says, “When the boys grew up, Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents. Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his game; b... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- September 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 2, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Colby Wade Spear for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 38 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Cou... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Essie Hiett
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 1, 2013

Essie Margarette Hiett went missing after she left Rusty Jack’s Tavern, where she worked as a waitress and bartender. She was last seen driving her brown 1975 Oldsmobile Tornado at approximately 2:00 a.m. on February 13, 1978. Essie never arrived home, and her car was found in a ditch not far fr... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
September 1, 2013

Genesis chapter 25, verses 24 through 26 tell about the birth of Rebekah’s sons. It says there, “When her time to give birth was at hand, there were twins in her womb. The first came out red, all his body like a hairy mantle; so they named him Esau. Afterward his brother came out, with his ha... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 31, 2013

Isaac and Rebekah were happy that they were going to have a child, but something strange began to occur within Rebekah’s womb. Genesis chapter 25, verses 22 and 23 reveal what happened. “But the two children struggled with each other in her womb. So she went to ask the LORD about it. ‘Why is ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- August 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 31, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gabriel Delgado Saldana for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 36 years old. Anyone wi... FULL STORY

BCSO "Float Along"
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 30, 2013

The recent Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) virtual ride along went so well, another one is going to be available this weekend. Beginning at 10:00 a.m. this Sunday, Undersheriff Kory Honea and BCSO Media Liaison Miranda Bowersox will give the community an inside perspective of the annual La... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 30, 2013

After the Bible gave the names of Ishmael’s children, it began discussing Isaac’s family. Genesis chapter 25, verses 19 through 21 state, “These are the children and their children’s children of Abraham’s son Isaac. Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebe... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- August 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 30, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jeffrey Oneil Goodwin for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and assault with a deadly weapon. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 45 years old. Anyone with informatio... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 29, 2013

Genesis, chapter 25, verses 13 to 18 give details about the sons of Ishmael. He says, "and these were the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; Then Kedar, Jogie, Mibsam, Yash, Dumah, Massa, Hadar, subject, Jetur, Naphish... FULL STORY

There's Something Fishy in Oroville
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 28, 2013

The ladder isn’t ready yet, but the fish sure are. No water is running through the fish ladder, so the fish are left to attempt the falls at the hatchery. The ladder will open September 16th, just days before the Salmon Festival takes place. Many people are taking advantage of the opportunity... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 28, 2013

Isaac and Ishmael must have been very sad. Their father had died. Genesis chapter 25, verses 9 through 11 bring out, “Abraham’s sons Isaac and Ishmael buried his body. They put it in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre. It was in the field of Ephron, the son of Zohar the Hittite. Abraham had bo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 27, 2013

Genesis chapter 25, verse 8 states, “Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man who had lived a full life. He joined his ancestors.” (New English Translation) Not only did Abraham live a long life, but he was satisfied with the life he had led. He had not wasted time ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- August 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 27, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Daniel Micah Roberts for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Dena Russell
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 25, 2013

On March 15, 1976, Dena Russell’s roommate watched her leave their apartment. She was never seen again. At the time, Dena was 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighed 120 pounds, and had brown hair. The young woman with hazel eyes reportedly left with a man named Mike Simmons. At the time of her disapp... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 25, 2013

You may recall that Abraham had sent Hagar and Ishmael away because Isaac was the heir the promised seed would come through. So, the fact that Abraham had more children after Isaac was married could have posed a problem. Genesis chapter 25, verses 3 through 6 resolve that dilemma. Those verses ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 25, 2013

Once Isaac was taken care of and settled, Abraham did something extraordinary. Genesis chapter 25, verses 1 and 2 reveal what that was when it says, “Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. She bore to him Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah.” (New Americ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 24, 2013

At Genesis chapter 24, verses 62 through 67 Isaac and Rebekah finally meet and are married. The account describes Rebekah’s arrival stating, “Isaac had just come back from Beer Lahai Roi, since he was living in the Negev. Toward evening Isaac went out into the field to meditate. When he looke... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- August 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 24, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Francisco Javier Quintero for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to conta... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- August 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 23, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jacob Clint Gilfert for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 23, 2013

Genesis chapter 24, verses 59 through 61 say, “So they sent them off, their sister Rebekah with her nurse, and Abraham’s servant with his men. And they blessed Rebekah saying, ‘You’re our sister—live bountifully! And your children, triumphantly!’ Rebekah and her young maids mounted the camels an... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 22, 2013

Rebekah’s family wanted her to stay a bit longer. Abraham’s servant wanted to be on his way. What would happen next? Genesis chapter 24, verses 56 through 58 reveal how they came to an agreement, “And he said to them, ‘Do not delay me. Now, Yahweh has made my journey successful. Let me go. I... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 21, 2013

The servant wanted to return home with Isaac’s new wife. Laban’s reaction probably came as a surprise. Genesis chapter 24, verse 55 tells us what that response was when it says, “Then her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 20, 2013

Rebekah’s father and brother were agreeable to the arrangement the servant spoke about. Genesis chapter 24, verses 51 through 54 reveal that when they say, “’Rebekah is here in front of you. Take her and go, and let her be a wife for your master’s son, just as the LORD has spoken.’ When Abraham’... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 19, 2013

Abraham’s servant had been explaining to Laban the chain of events that had led him to Rebekah and her family. At Genesis chapter 24, verses 47 through 50 the servant got to the point. There he says, “I asked her, ‘Who is your father?’ And she answered, ‘My father is Bethuel son of Nahor and Mi... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- John Doe
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 19, 2013

On December 19, 1973, the body of a man was found in a storage car in the area known as “Transient Jungles” at the Western Pacific Railroad Storage Yard. The yard is located off of Baggett-Marysville Road. The man was found on a mattress with injuries to his head. He had been beaten with an un... FULL STORY

Butte County Sheriff’s Office Tweet Along
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 18, 2013

Go on a “virtual” ride-along with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO). This event is being offered to give the community an idea of what a deputy’s typical shift is like. BCSO media liaison, Miranda Bowersox, will ride along with a deputy and tweet everything that happens from 5:00 p.m. t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 18, 2013

The servant was in the middle of describing his experience to Laban. At Genesis chapter 24, verses 45 and 46 he explains to Laban what happened as he was praying. There we read, “Before I had finished praying, Rebekah came with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water.... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 17, 2013

At Genesis chapter 24, verses 42 through 44 the servant told Laban about his prayer to God. There it says, “I came today to the spring and said, ‘O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now you are prospering the way that I go, behold, I am standing by the spring of water. Let the virgin who c... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 16, 2013

At Genesis chapter 24, verses 34 through 41 we read, “The servant said, ‘I am Abraham’s servant. The LORD has greatly blessed my master in everything. My master has become a great man. The Lord has given him many flocks of sheep and herds of cattle. He has much silver and gold and many servants.... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- August 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Montgomery Bowers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 15, 2013

The two men returned to the house and Rebekah’s brother took care of the needs of the men and the animals. Genesis chapter 24, verses 32 and 33 reveal what the servant’s reaction was to this. It says there, “So the man entered the house. Then Laban unbridled the camels, provided straw and feed f... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 14, 2013

Abraham’s family welcomed the servant enthusiastically, as we can see at Genesis chapter 24, verses 28 through 31. There it says, “The girl related to her mother’s household what had happened. Now Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban, and Laban ran out to the man at the well. For when he ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 13, 2013

Genesis chapter 24, verses 26 and 27 state, “ The man bowed his head and worshiped the LORD and said, ‘Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the LORD has led me on the way to the house of my maste... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 12, 2013

Abraham’s servant was on a mission. He watched the woman as she carried out the task of watering all of his camels. Once she was done, he spoke to her. Genesis chapter 24, verses 21 through 25 reveal the conversation as it says, “The servant watched her in silence, wondering whether or not the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 11, 2013

Abraham’s servant wanted everything to work out according to God’s will, so he was praying. He was asking for very specific events to occur so he would know that what would happen next would be directed by God Himself. Before he could even finish his prayer, a woman came to the well to get water... FULL STORY

Bring Oroville's Lost Home- Kathleen Edna Rodgers
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 11, 2013

Kathleen Edna Rodgers lived in Oroville in 1973. On March third of that year she had an argument with her step-mother at around noon. Then she went missing. There were reports of sightings of Kathleen in the Oroville area after her disappearance, but she never returned home. Kathleen was repor... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 10, 2013

Abraham’s servant did just as he had asked. He gathered supplies and gifts for the prospective wife and set out on his way. Once he reached his destination, he did the only appropriate thing. Genesis chapter 24, verses 10 through 14 explain, “Then the servant took ten of his master’s camels and... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- August 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 9, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Daniel Micah Roberts for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 9, 2013

Abraham wanted his servant to make a solemn promise. However, the servant had some concerns of his own. Genesis chapter 24, verses 5 through 9 reveal what those concerns were. It says there, “The servant asked him, ‘What if the woman is unwilling to come back with me to this land? Shall I then... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 8, 2013

Abraham was very old, his wife had died, and something very important was weighing on his mind. Genesis chapter 24, verses 2 through 4 reveal what this matter was when it says, “The best servant in his house was in charge of everything he had. Abraham said to him, ‘Put your hand under my thigh. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- August 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 8, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Department captured three of its most wanted this week-- Mark Smith, Crystal Johnson, and James Lang. The Paradise Police Department is looking for Darren Travell Pasilis for a warrant charging him with residential burglary. He has brown hair and blue eyes and weighs 19... FULL STORY

Oroville Hospital Farmer's Market
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 7, 2013

Don’t forget to stop by the Farmer’s Market at Oroville Hospital today. There are all kinds of yummy fruits and veggies from a number of local farmers. Some of them even have some beautiful and unique flowers. Be sure to support Las Plumas High School by picking up a plant while shopping.... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 7, 2013

Genesis chapter 24, verse 1 states, “Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years, and the LORD had blessed him in everything.” (New English Translation) Abraham had been faithful and obedient to God throughout his life, and God had rewarded him for his loyalty. God had taken good care of Abraha... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 6, 2013

Ephron was not wanting to accept payment for the cave from Abraham. We can see what happened next at Genesis chapter 23, verses 14 through 20, where it says, “Then Ephron answered Abraham, saying to him, ‘My lord, listen to me; a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that be... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 5, 2013

Abraham had told the natives that he wanted to buy a cave to use as a tomb for his family. At Genesis chapter 23, verses 10 through 13 the response to him is, “As it was, Ephron was sitting among the sons of Heth. So Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the sons of Heth with all... FULL STORY

New GCG Column- Bring Oroville’s Lost Home
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 4, 2013

The GCG is going to start a new feature entitled “Bring Oroville’s Lost Home.” The column will be about Oroville residents who have been missing for a number of years. Many citizens who reside in Oroville are not aware of just how many of these cases there are. There have been several recent ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 4, 2013

The people had responded favorably to Abraham’s request. Now Abraham needed to address the matter of where he desired to bury Sarah. Genesis chapter 23, verses 7 through 9 reveal how he went about this. There it says, “Abraham got up in front of the Hittites, the people of that region, and bowe... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 3, 2013

Abraham had just requested a place to bury his beloved wife. How would the people of the land respond? Genesis chapter 23, verses 5 and 6 inform us, stating, “ The Hittites responded, ‘Why, you’re no mere outsider here with us, you’re a prince of God! Bury your dead wife in the best of our buri... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- August 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 2, 2013

Abraham mourned over Sarah, then he took the next steps necessary. Genesis chapter 23, verses 3 and 4 reveal what he did next. There it says, “And Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. And Abraham rose up from his dead, and he spoke to the Hittites and said, ‘I am a stranger and ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- August 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 2, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Mark Louis Smith for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 47 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 1, 2013

Something very sad now happened. Genesis chapter 23, verses 1 and 2 state, “Sara reached the age of a hundred and twenty-seven; then she died, at the town of Arbee (that is, Hebron) in the land of Chanaan. And there Abraham came, to make lamentation and to mourn for her” (Knox Bible) Abraham... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- August 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
August 1, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Christopher Wayne Maddox for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 43 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact ... FULL STORY

Oroville National Night Out
By Vincent Herrera
August 1, 2013

Oroville Police Department Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Contact: Joy Hudson, Event Coordinator (530) 538-2467 or (530) 680-3367 National Night Out America's Night Out Against Crime On Tuesday August 6, 2013, neighborhoods throughout Oroville are invited to join thousands of other co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 31, 2013

Genesis chapter 22, verses 19 through 24 state, “After that Abraham returned to his attendants, and they got up and went their way together to Be?er-she?ba; and Abraham continued to dwell at Be?er-she?ba. Now it came about after these things that the report got through to Abraham: ‘Here Mil?cah her... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 31, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Crystal Lynn Motley for a felony warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 155 pounds. She has blond hair and green eyes. She is 39 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 30, 2013

God wanted to reward Abraham and his son for their faithfulness. At Genesis chapter 22, verses 15 through 18, we read, “ Then the Messenger of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time and said, ‘I am taking an oath on my own name, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 29, 2013

Abraham had prepared the sacrifice, his son. He was just about to carry out the act of making the sacrificial offering when something wonderful happened. Genesis chapter 22, verses 10 through 14 explain what occurred next. It says there, “Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 28, 2013

After three long days, Abraham and Isaac finally reached their destination. Whether Abraham had explained God’s command to Isaac or not, something extraordinary happened once they got there. Genesis chapter 22, verse 9 explains, “They reached the place God had told Abraham about. There Abraham b... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 28, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Joshua Christian Meikle for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and evading a peace officer with wanton disregard for public safety. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 200 pounds, has blond hair and blue eyes and he is 24 ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 27, 2013

Abraham and Isaac set off on their journey to the mountain to offer their sacrifice to God. After getting on their way, Isaac got curious. The conversation between the father and son is revealed at Genesis chapter 22, verses 6 through 8. There it says, “Abraham took the wood for the burnt offer... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 26, 2013

Abraham had made undertaken a long journey with Isaac and his servants. Finally, on the third day he could see his destination. This fact is revealed at Genesis chapter 22, verses 4 and 5, where it says, “On the third day Abraham looked up and saw the place in the distance. He said to his serva... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- July 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 26, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Andrew Nicholas Thomas for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 24 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the B... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 25, 2013

Once again, Abraham showed complete obedience to and reliance on God. Genesis chapter 22, verse 3 states, “So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the pla... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 24, 2013

At Genesis chapter 22, verse 2 it says, “And he said, “Take your son, your only child, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains where I will tell you.” (Lexham English Bible) Imagine that! Isaac was the only true son of ... FULL STORY

Community Clean Up Day
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 24, 2013

Help keep the community clean by assisting in a clean up day on Saturday led by the Feather River Recreation & Park District (FRRPD). Take the opportunity to give back to the community that provides so many recreational benefits. Meet at any one of the following locations to help out: Feather... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 23, 2013

The 22nd chapter of Genesis starts out in an interesting way. It begins by saying in the first verse, “After this, God would put Abraham to the test. So he called to him, Abraham, Abraham; and when he said, I am here, at thy command.” (Knox Bible) So, God was going to test Abraham, but in what ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 22, 2013

Abraham lived in some areas for long periods of time. Genesis chapter 21, verses 33 and 34 tell us, “Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer-sheba, and there he called on the name of Yahweh, the Everlasting God. And Abraham lived as a foreigner in the land of the Philistines for many days.” (Ho... FULL STORY

A Store for All Women
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 22, 2013

Nancy Stafford and her daughter, Tasha, take pride in providing high-quality, trendy clothing for women of all ages. The two women recently opened Bub Lu & Mommy Too, located at 2045 Robinson Street, next to Tong Fong Low Restaurant. They carry a wide variety of items including women’s clothing,... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 21, 2013

Genesis chapter 21, verses 27 through 32 says, “Abraham took flocks and cattle, gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them drew up a treaty. Abraham set aside, by themselves, seven female lambs from the flock. So Abimelech said to Abraham, ‘What are these seven lambs you’ve set apart?’ Abraham s... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 20, 2013

Once Abraham had agreed to amicable arrangements with Abimelech, he brought up another matter that needed to be addressed. We can see what that issue was at Genesis chapter 21, verses 25 and 26, where it says, “When Abraham complained to and reasoned with Abimelech about a well of water [Abimelec... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 19, 2013

Abimelech was concerned about resentment that Abraham may have towards him in regards to the incident involving Sarah. Thus, Abimelech approached Abraham in order to make a covenant with him. At Genesis chapter 21, verses 22 through 24 it says, “At that time, Abimelech and Phicol the captain of ... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- July 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 19, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Colby Wade Spear for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 38 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 18, 2013

Genesis chapter 21, verses 19-21 state, “Then God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the skin with water, and gave the lad a drink. And God was with the lad, and he grew up; he lived in the wilderness, and became an expert with the bow. He lived in the wildernes... FULL STORY

Be Water Safe- and Water Smart
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 18, 2013

It has been warm—and it is going to get hot, hot, hot again. With the recent drownings in the area, the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) would like to remind parents to keep a close eye on their children. In the coming days, families with young children will be heading outdoors to e... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 17, 2013

God was aware of what was going on. He heard the young man in distress. He, therefore, addressed Hagar at Genesis chapter 21, verses 17 and 18. There we can read, “ And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven, and said to her, ‘What troubles you, Hagar? ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 16, 2013

Hagar had been wandering around in the wilderness for some time with Ishmael. Eventually, the inevitable happened. Genesis chapter 21, verses 15 and 16 tell us what that was when it says, “When the water in the skin was gone, she cast the child under one of the bushes. Then she went and sat dow... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 14, 2013

Michael Jackson, 51, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear/violation of probation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 14, 2013

Even though it was very distressing to Abraham, he did what his wife wanted. God had told him to listen to her and promised him that both of his sons would prosper. Genesis chapter 21, verse 14 reveals how Abraham handled this matter when it says, “So Abraham got up early the next morning, prepa... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Juan Marcos Lucas for a warrant charging him with three counts of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence with bodily injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 42 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 13, 2013

Sarah had just demanded that Abraham drive off Hagar and Ishmael, his son. This distressed Abraham very much. However, we can see God’s reaction at Genesis chapter 21, verses 11 through 13. Those verses state, “And the thing brought much sorrow to Abraham because of his son. But God said to Ab... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 12, 2013

Isaac was growing up. His parents decided to have a great feast on the day he was weaned. However, something happened at this feast that was disturbing to Sarah. Genesis chapter 21, verses 8 through 10 reveal what happened. There it says, “The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac wa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 12, 2013

Abraham and Sarah were elated over the birth of their son. They had wanted a child for so long, and they had been rewarded for their faithfulness. Genesis chapter 21, verses 4 through 7 bring this out well. There it says, “When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him. He did i... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- July 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 12, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Guillermo Abundis for a felony warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance for sale and failing to appear. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked t... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 11, 2013

At Genesis chapter 21, verse 3 Abraham named his son. There it says, “Abraham named his son—whom Sarah bore to him—Isaac.” Remember, in Genesis chapter 17, verse 19 God had told the couple what the child should be named. The original Hebrew form of the name actually meant laughter. This was ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 11, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jeffery David Hill for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 195 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 10, 2013

Once Abraham had his wife back, God turned His attention to fulfilling His word. This is brought out at Genesis chapter 21, verses one and two. There it says, “The LORD cared for Sarah as he had said and did for her what he had promised. Sarah became pregnant and gave birth to a son for Abraham... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 9, 2013

The king truly regretted what he had done, so he made restitution for his actions—even though he had done so in ignorance. Genesis chapter 20, verses 14 through 18 tell us, “ Abimelech then took sheep and oxen and male and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and restored his wife Sarah to ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 8, 2013

The king had been given a divine warning. The next verses found at Genesis chapter 20, verses 9 through 13 reveal the conversation between the king and Abraham that follows the warning. There it says, “Abimelech was up first thing in the morning. He called all his house servants together and to... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 8, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Ted James Hingst for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, possession of a controlled substance and corporal injury to a spouse. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 210 pounds. He is 6'1" tall and is 22 years old.... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 7, 2013

God had appeared to the king in a dream. The king’s reaction can be seen in Genesis chapter 20, verse 8, where it says, “So Abim?elech got up early in the morning and proceeded to call all his servants and to speak of all these things in their ears. And the men got very much afraid.” (New World Tr... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- July 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Elaine Grace Garvey for a felony warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has red hair and hazel eyes. She is 48 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 5, 2013

The king had committed a grave sin. God subsequently gave him a warning. That warning can be found at Genesis chapter 20, verses 3 through 7. There it says, “And God came to Abimelech in a dream at night. And he said to him, ‘Look, you are a dead man on account of the woman you have taken. Fo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 4, 2013

Once again, Abraham moved to another location—and once again, Abraham was afraid for his life. We see what happened at Genesis chapter 20, verses 1 and 2. There it says, “Abraham moved from Mamre to the southern part of Canaan and lived between Kadesh and Shur. Later, while he was living in Ger... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 3, 2013

Eventually, Lot’s daughters gave birth to the children they had conceived by their father. Genesis chapter 19, verses 37 and 38 state, “ The older one gave birth to a son and named him Moab. He is the ancestor of the Moabites of today. The younger daughter also gave birth to a son and named him ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 3, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Eric Carrillo Hernandez for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence. Hernandez is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and he is 41 years old. Anyone with informat... FULL STORY

Fireworks Warnings Issued
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 3, 2013

The District Attorney, Mike Ramsey, and Oroville Fire Department Battalion, Chief Dean Hill, have issued safety reminders regarding fireworks. Ramsey is reminding residents that fireworks are prohibited in unincorporated areas of Butte County. What this means is, anyone caught in possession of... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- July 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 2, 2013

Lot’s daughters were ready to put their plan into action. Genesis chapter 19, verses 33 through 36 state, “So they made their father drink wine that night. And the firstborn went in and lay with her father. He did not know when she lay down or when she arose. The next day, the firstborn said t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 2, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking Mario Alberto Hernandez for a warrant charging him with violation of probation, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. He is 5'6" tall, weighs 185 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes, and is 33 years old. If you have information pleas... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 1, 2013

One day, Lot’s daughters came up with a plan. Genesis chapter 19, verses 31 and 32 let us in on what that plan was. There it says, “One day the older daughter said to the younger, ‘Everywhere on the earth, men and women marry and have a family. But our father is old, and there are no men around... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- July 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
July 1, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Francisco Manuel Franco for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 49 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the B... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 30, 2013

Genesis chapter 19, verse 30 brings an important development to light. It says there, “And Lot went up from Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar. And he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.” (Darby Translation) Lot had pled with... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 30, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Matthew Dwayne Greene for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 40 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butt... FULL STORY

Butte County Most Wanted- June 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 29, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Christopher Wayne Maddox for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 43 years old. Anyone with information is asked to conta... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 29, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Justin Anthony Franco for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision He is 6'0" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 28, 2013

God had kept His promise to Abraham, as He always does. Genesis chapter 19, verses 27 through 29 says, “That same morning Abraham got up and went to the place where he had stood and spoken with the LORD. He looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah and saw smoke rising from all over the land—it was ... FULL STORY

Help Keep Butte County CalFire Number One
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 28, 2013

This Saturday CalFire will be holding its annual “Fill the Boot” event. The fundraiser helps raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Butte County CalFire has been the top contender in California in efforts to raise money for the MDA for the past 3 years and #3 in the nation las... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 28, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Michelle Marie Flores for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 27, 2013

Lot and his family were fleeing destruction, as they had been instructed. Then something tragic happened. Genesis chapter 19, verse 26 says, “ But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a column of salt.” (Complete Jewish Bible) Lot’s wife did not obey the command explicitly. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 27, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Michael Goff for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 39 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 26, 2013

Lot and his family had finally fled the horrendous city. It was time for God to fulfill his proclamation. Genesis chapter 19, verses 23 through 25 state, “The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot came unto Zoar. Then Jehovah rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah o... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 26, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Stephen Michael Gilmore for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 25, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Agustin B Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and is 53 years old. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Out For a Stroll
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 25, 2013

This Las Plumas High School student and her mother were out walking their sheep early Monday morning. The sheep are a school project that the young lady obviously enjoys immensely. Para un paseo Esta estudiante de secundaria de Las Plumas y su madre salieron caminando sus ovejas madrugada d... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 24, 2013

The angels had saved the lives of Lot and his family. Now they gave the small group of survivors some instructions. At Genesis chapter 19, verses 17 through 22 it says, “It came to pass, when they had taken them out, that he said, ‘Escape for your life! Don’t look behind you, and don’t stay a... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 24, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Brian Lynn Gault for a warrant charging him with failure to appear and battery. There is no current photo available. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 40 years old. Anyone with information is asked to c... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 23, 2013

Lot had been given a warning of impending destruction. His reaction to the warning is revealed at Genesis chapter 19, verses 15 and 16. There we can read, “At dawn the next morning the angels became insistent. ‘Hurry,’ they said to Lot. ‘Take your wife and your two daughters who are here. Get ou... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 23, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Adrianna Symone Gordon for a felony warrant charging her with possession of marijuana/hashish for sale and selling or furnishing marijuana/hashish. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 120 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 21 years old. Anyone with info... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 22, 2013

Lot had been given a divine warning. Now he had to pass that warning onto his family. He did so with haste. At Genesis chapter 19, verse 14 it states, “So Lot went out to speak to his sons-in-law who were to marry his daughters. He said, ‘Get up! Get out of this place! For the Lord will dest... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 22, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for James Walter Giusti for a warrant charging him with vehicle theft and driving on a suspended license. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 240 pounds. He is 6'1" tall and is 43 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Polic... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 21, 2013

At Genesis chapter 19, verses 12 and 13, the angelic messengers reveal the purpose of their visit to Job. There it says, “ The two men said to Lot, ‘If you have anyone else here—sons, daughters, sons-in-law, or any other relatives living in the city—get them out of here, because we are going to d... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 21, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Bryan Lee Green for a felony warrant charging him with probation revocation on a Grand Theft charge and a warrant for failing to appear and sales of a controlled substance. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He i... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 21, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Paul David Carlin for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 45 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte ... FULL STORY

CAST Fishing Day
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 20, 2013

A special event for kids will take place Saturday morning. Multiple local agencies will be coordinating with the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation to hold the “Catch a Special Thrill” for Kids event at the Spillway launch ramp at Lake Oroville. This is the 22nd anniversary of the C.A.S.T. foundation... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 20, 2013

Lot’s life was in danger. The men in the town intended to cause him great harm, possibly even kill him. Genesis chapter 19, verses 10 and 11 explain what happen next. There it says, “The men inside reached out, pulled Lot into the house with them, and shut the door. Then they struck all the me... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 20, 2013

Jose Gonzalez, 48, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear in relation to charges of violence. Anyone who has any information regarding Gonzalez and his possible location is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 538-7434. To see more of B... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 19, 2013

Genesis chapter 19, verse 9 states, “At this they said: ‘Stand back there!’ And they added: ‘This lone man came here to reside as an alien and yet he would actually play the judge. Now we are going to do worse to you than to them.’ And they came pressing heavily in on the man, on Lot, and were getti... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 19, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Kelvin David Fitial for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and first degree residential burglary. He is 6'3" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 27 years old. Anyone with information is asked to cal... FULL STORY

Road Patching and Repaving
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 19, 2013

Road work is continuing in South Oroville Today, Myers Street is open only to residents between Elgin Street and Oro Bangor Highway. Detours have been set up in the area. Carretera remendar y repavimentación Obra vial sigue en South Oroville Hoy, Myers Street está abierto sólo a resid... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 18, 2013

Immoral men had come to Lot’s house with unthinkable intentions. They wanted to abuse his visitors. Of course, since they were angelic representatives of God they could have defended themselves in amazing ways. However, Lot wanted to protect these men. Genesis chapter 19, verses 6 through 8 reve... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 18, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Steven Robert Fisher for a warrant charging him with Battery and Violation of probation. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 140 pounds. He is 5'7" tall. He is 58 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Department ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 17, 2013

Lot was entertaining angelic visitors. What transpired next was horrific. Genesis chapter 19, verses 4 and 5 state, “That evening, just before bedtime, men from every part of town came to Lot’s house. They stood around the house and called to Lot. They said, ‘Where are the two men who came to ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 17, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Kimberly Sue Fonseca for warrants charging her with importing, sales and transportation of a controlled substance, child abuse and failing to appear. She is 6'0" tall and weighs 140 pounds.She has red hair and brown eyes. She is 56 years old. Anyone ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 16, 2013

Angels were at Lot’s door. Lot had learned how to show proper hospitality from his uncle. His attitude toward these extraordinary visitors can be seen in Genesis chapter 19, verses 2 and 3. There it says, “He said, ‘Here now, my lords, please come over to your servant’s house. Spend the night,... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Damian Cesar Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with false personation. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 41 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office a... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 15, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Juan Fabian Medina for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'5" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 29 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 15, 2013

Genesis chapter 19, verse one states, “The two messengers entered Sodom in the evening. Lot, who was sitting at the gate of Sodom, saw them, got up to greet them, and bowed low.” (Common English Bible) Once the angels had finished talking with Abraham, they went to visit his nephew Lot. Upon ... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 15, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Joshua Danks for charges of robbery. He also goes by the name Elias Thompson. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and is 22 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Chico Police Department at 89... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 14, 2013

The Butte County District Attorney's office is seeking Amanda Renee Dewolf. Amanda is wanted for violating her probation related to a welfare fraud conviction. She is 5"7" tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes, and she is 32 years old. Anyone with information is urged to cont... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Matthew Michael Derr for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and two counts of receiving stolen property. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 38 years of age. Anyone with ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 13, 2013

God had just told Abraham that He was going to completely wipe out the area of Sodom and Gomorrah because of its badness. The conversation that ensued in Genesis chapter 18, verses 24 through 33 shows an amazing dialogue. There we read the amazing exchange, “What if there were 50 upright peopl... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 12, 2013

Abraham discerned from God’s statement in Genesis chapter 18, verses 20 and 21 that He intended to eradicate the evil city dwellers. Abraham became very concerned. He knew God was a righteous God, so he appealed to God’s sense of justice. Verses 22 and 23 say, “So the men turned from there, and... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 12, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for James Douglas Caddy for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. There is no current photo available. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 180 pounds. He is 6'0" tall. He is 50 years old. Anyone with information is urged t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 11, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Aubrey Janea Clayton for a warrant charging her with violation of a custodial order. She has blond hair and blue eyes and is 20 years old. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 120 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Department at 538-... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 11, 2013

Genesis chapter 18, verses 20 and 21 say, “Then the LORD said, ‘How great is the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah and how very grave their sin! I must go down and see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry that has come to me; and if not, I will know.’” (New Revised Standard Ve... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 10, 2013

God now poses a question to Abraham. We can see what that question is at Genesis chapter 18, verses 17 through 19. There it says, “’Should I hide my plan from Abraham?’ the LORD asked. ‘For Abraham will certainly become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 10, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Joseph Michael Corwin for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and being under the influence of a narcotic. He has blond hair and blue eyes and weighs 175 pounds. He is 5'9" tall and is 26 years old. Anyone ... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 9, 2013

Michael Chandler, 48, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link below. Diario... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 9, 2013

Genesis chapter 18, verse 15 says, “Sarah was afraid, so she denied it, saying, “I didn’t laugh.” But the LORD said, ‘No, you did laugh.’” (New Living Translation) Sarah had been caught laughing at the angels’ proclamation that she would have a child. She was afraid. After all, she was dealin... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 9, 2013

When the angels had finished talking with Abraham and Sarah, they rose to leave. Genesis chapter 18, verse 16 tells us, “Later the men got up from there and looked down toward Sod?om, and Abraham was walking with them to escort them.” (New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures) Abraham sho... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- June 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 8, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Francisco Manuel Franco for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 49 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 8, 2013

Angels had just informed Abraham that he and his wife, Sarah, would have a son. Sarah’s reaction can be found at Genesis chapter 18, verses 12 through 14, where it says, “So Sarah laughed to herself, saying, ‘Will I have this joy after my husband and I have grown old?’ Then the Lord said to Abraha... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 8, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Augustine Lozano Cobos for a warrant charging him with failing to register as a sexual offender. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is 59 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 7, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Marty Allen Cole for a warrant charging him with corporal injury to a spouse, cohabitant or child. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 170 pounds. He is 6'1" tall and is 47 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police D... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Roberto Ariel Che for a felony warrant charging him with driving under the influence causing bodily injury. There is no current photo available. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 29 years of age. Anyone wi... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 5, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information about Demetrius Dee Coleman for charges of assault with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, use of a firearm in a felony and witness intimidation. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 32 years old.... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 4, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Andres Barron Calderon for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation from a charge of inflicting corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 33 years old. A... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 3, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Tonia Denise Courtney for a warrant charging her with Violation of Probation on a drug possession charge. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has blonde hair and green eyes. She is 53 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

"Meet Me At Applebee's" Fundraiser Wednesday
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 3, 2013

Oroville has really supported those who are fighting cancer as well as survivors and their families. The local monthly fundraiser has been a huge success thanks to generous, caring individuals in the community. Another opportunity to assist the local American Cancer Society branch to aid those... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- June 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 2, 2013

Abraham had just finished taking care of the angels’ needs. The ensuing conversation is of interest to all worshipers of God. Genesis chapter 18, verses 9 through 11 reveal what was said. There we read, “’Where is your wife Sarah?’ they asked him. ‘There, in the tent,’ he said. Then one of th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 2, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Montgomery Bowers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the B... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- June 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Michael Eugene Berry for a warrant with charges of false personation and driving under the influence. There is no current photo available. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 205 pounds. He is 6'7" tall and is 58 years old. Anyone with informatio... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2013

Abraham had a unique opportunity to provide hospitality for special messengers from God. He wasted no time. He instructed Sarah and others to quickly provide a meal for these visitors. This is revealed at Genesis chapter 18, verses 6 through 8, where it says, “So Abraham hurried into the tent t... FULL STORY

FLIES!!!
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2013

June is Fight the Filthy Fly Month. I don’t know what it is, whether someone in my neighborhood got some farm animals or what, but there has been an abundance of flies around my house. They were driving me crazy. That was until my husband reminded me of something. A few years ago I had a bunny... FULL STORY

Safe Fun In the Sun
By Cookie J. Arnett
June 1, 2013

It’s that time of year. People are heading outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather. This means more will be spending time swimming, camping, gardening, exercising, barbecuing, etc. All should protect themselves from excessive sun exposure while enjoying recreational activities. The Butte C... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- May 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 31, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Christopher Leslie Goff for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 39 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 31, 2013

One day Abraham was sitting outside the entrance of his tent. It was very hot and he was resting. Just then something interesting happened. Genesis chapter 18, verses one through five say, “The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent during... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 31, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Thelma Louise Becker for a felony warrant charging her with nonsufficient funds checks. There is no current photo available. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She is 49 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County She... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 30, 2013

Genesis chapter 17, verses 22 through 27 tell us, “After God finished talking with Abraham, God rose and left him. Then Abraham gathered Ishmael, all the males born in his camp, and the slaves he had bought. So that day Abraham circumcised every man and boy in his camp as God had told him to do. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 30, 2013

Elizabeth Bumbaugh, 42, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly driving under the influence. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link ... FULL STORY

A Day Full of Fun
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 30, 2013

There are several great activities to choose from this Saturday. From 7:00 a.m. to noon, Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs will be taking place at Bedrock Park. A pancake breakfast will be available as well. Poles and bait will be available for use. All of this is free for kids age 12 and under.... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 29, 2013

Abraham was stunned at God’s proclamation that he and Sarah would have a son at such an old age. His response can be found at Genesis chapter 17, verses 18 through 21. There it says, “And Abraham said to God, ‘Oh that Ishmael might live before You!’ But God said, ‘No, but Sarah your wife will b... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- May 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 29, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Sara Elizabeth Davis for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, Driving under the influence causing injury and driving on a suspended license. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has blond hair and blue eyes. She is 22 years old. ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 29, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Joshua James Beckham for a felony warrant charging him with assault with great bodily injury. He is 6'4" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 21 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff... FULL STORY

Fire Safety Preparedness Important
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 28, 2013

Even though the weather has been wet for the past 24 hours, fire danger is still high. A fire broke out this evening on Olive Highway near the Mount Vista Mobile Home Park. Fortunately, residents of the park noticed the fire and called 911. Fire crews responded and were able to prevent the fire f... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 28, 2013

God now told Abraham something amazing. To see what that was Genesis chapter 17, verses 15 through 17 must be considered. Those verses say, “And God went on to say to Abraham: ‘As for Sar?ai your wife, you must not call her name Sar?ai, because Sarah is her name. And I will bless her and also g... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 27, 2013

God had promised Abraham that his family and descendents would be a special group of people to Him. He made a special covenant with those individuals. There were things that God would do for them that no one else would benefit from. Therefore, the individuals involved in this covenant arrangement... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 27, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Gena Leanne Ayala for a warrant charging her with commercial burglary, being under the influence of a controlled substance and violation of mandatory supervision. She has blond hair and blue eyes and weighs 140 pounds. She is 5'8" tall. She is 44 years o... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 26, 2013

Saeed Al Mehairi, 41, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged fraud. Anyone with information should call 911 or (530)538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by clicking on the link below. Diario 26 de may... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 25, 2013

Genesis chapter 17, verses 7 and 8 say, “And I will establish my covenant between me and you, and between your offspring after you, throughout their generations as an everlasting covenant to be as God for you and to your offspring after you. And I will give to you and to your offspring after you th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 25, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Jose Manuel Avila for warrants charging him with two counts of first degree burglary and failing to appear. There is no picture available for Avila. He has black hair and brown eyes, is 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He is 26 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 24, 2013

God once again spoke to Abram. He reassured Abram of the promises He had made. This time, however, he did something monumental. Genesis chapter 17, verses 1 through 6 say, “Abram was ninety-nine years old when the LORD appeared to him again and said, ‘I am God All-Powerful. If you obey me and ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 24, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Adams, 73, for alleged sex crimes. Anyone with information should contact 911 or the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website. Diario más querido-... FULL STORY

Notice Regarding GCG Videos
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 24, 2013

Some viewers have been having difficulties viewing videos included in articles. Some have gotten error messages that say the video link is invalid or does not exist. Others have seen messages stating that the link contains spam. Most videos included in GCG articles are uploaded through ClipMoon... FULL STORY

Fender Bender on the Boulevard
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 23, 2013

At approximately 5:15 this afternoon, an off-duty Sonic employee apparently rear ended a Chevrolet pickup. The collision occurred on Oro Dam Boulevard near Burger King. One witness stated the woman had to crawl out of her window to escape the vehicle after the crash. Although there were no repo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 23, 2013

Genesis chapter 16, verses 13 through 16 reveal that Hagar understood the significance of what had happened. It says there, “She called the name of Yahweh who spoke to her, ‘You are a God who sees,’ for she said, ‘Have I even stayed alive after seeing him?’ Therefore the well was called Beer Lah... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 23, 2013

Christopher Argo, 46, is wanted for alleged sex crimes. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911 or (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, click on the link below. 23 De mayo quería más diario, 2013 Christopher Argo, 46, es buscado por delitos sexuales. Cualquier... FULL STORY

Overwhelming Support for Shoes For Kids Walk/Run
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 22, 2013

Many showed support at the 5K River Run on Saturday, which included 286 pairs of shoes winding through downtown Oroville—some from as far away as San Leandro, California, and Fernley, Nevada. The event was held to benefit the Oroville Police Officers Association "Shoes for Kids" program. It was a ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 22, 2013

The angel continues to comfort Hagar. He gives her specific information about the child she is carrying. At Genesis chapter 16, verses 10 through 12, it says, “ The angel of the Lord said to her, ‘I will give you so many people in your family through the years that they will be too many to numbe... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 22, 2013

Samuel Arnold, 48, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for alleged forgery. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To view more of Butte County’s Most Wanted go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office website by clicking on the link below. Diario más querido-mayo 2... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 21, 2013

Sarai and Hagar had been quarreling. Hagar finally decided to leave. Genesis chapter 16, verses 7 and 8 explain what happened next. There it says, “Now the Angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur. And He said, ‘Hagar, Sarai’s maid,... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 21, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking Joanna Virginia Zepeda after she repeatedly failed to appear for charges of providing housing for the unlawful storage, manufacture, or distribution of a controlled substance, fraudulent use of an ATM card, and shoplifting. She is 5'8" and weighs 150 pounds. Sh... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 20, 2013

Sarai’s maid had become pregnant- and haughty. She was rude and obstinate toward Sarai. This upset Sarai greatly. We can see Sarai’s reaction at Genesis chapter 16, verses 5 and 6. There it says, “Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘This is your fault. I gave my slave girl to you, and when she became ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 20, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Joshua Tannenbaum for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and vehicle theft with three priors. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 59 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the But... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 19, 2013

Sarai was obviously aware of what God had promised Abram. She was very concerned because she had not had any children. So, she decided to make a way for Abram to have a son in order that these things might occur. Genesis chapter 16, verses one through four say, “Sarai, Abram’s wife, hadn’t yet ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 19, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jeffrey Hayden Walsh for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 48 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 18, 2013

Abram had offered a sacrifice to God. Once night fell something amazing happened. Genesis chapter 15, verses 17 through 21 state, “ So the sun went down, and when the darkness of night came on, a smoking furnace was seen, a torch of fire that passed between the pieces of flesh. And the Lord, th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 18, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 18, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Shawn Isaac Taplin for warrants charging him with Burglary, receiving stolen property and identity theft. He has black hair and brown eyes, is 6'4" tall and weighs 260 pounds. He is 31 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police D... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 17, 2013

God made Abram fall into a deep sleep. Then He caused him to have a dream. God was about to give Abram more information about future events. Genesis chapter 15, verses 12 through 16 reveal what that information was. It says there, “After the sun set, Abram slept deeply. A terrifying and deep ... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- May 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 17, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Montgomery Bowers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'11" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 17, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Tanya Marieann Valdez for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, violation of probation, forgery and use of an access card without consent. She is 5'7" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She is 32 years old. Anyo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 16, 2013

Genesis chapter 15, verses 7 through 10 say, “ He said to Abram, ‘I am Yahweh who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.’ He said, ‘Lord Yahweh, how will I know that I will inherit it?’ He said to him, ‘Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three yea... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 16, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Blanche Emma Vanvleet for a warrant charging her with driving while intoxicated with two driving under the influence priors, failing to appear and violation of probation. She has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 145 pounds. She is 5'5" tall. She is ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 15, 2013

Abram had strong faith in God. God was very pleased with Abram on this account. Genesis chapter 15, verse 5 says, “Abram believed God and trusted in His promises, so God counted it to his favor as righteousness.” (The Voice) God attributed righteousness to Abram because of his loyalty. Abram... FULL STORY

Country Crest Mixer
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 15, 2013

Wednesday evening the Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a mixer at Country Crest Assisted Living, located at 55 Concordia Lane. Tours of the facility will begin at 5:00 p.m. Experience the beautiful surroundings, as you learn more about the supportive care and fun activities resi... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 15, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Heather Elise Trickel for a felony warrant with charges of burglary and violation of probation. She has blond hair and green eyes and weighs 130 pounds. She is 4'11" tall and is 44 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police D... FULL STORY

Graduations
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 15, 2013

Graduations are rapidly approaching. Ceremonies are scheduled as follows: June 4, 2013: 6:00 p.m.- Oroville Adult School. The ceremony will be held at the Oroville State Theater, located at 1489 Myers Street. June 5, 2013: 9:00 a.m.- Ishi School, to take place at the school 4:00 p.m. & 7:... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 14, 2013

Abram was concerned about the fact that he had no biological children. What God did next was astounding. Genesis chapter 15, verse 5 states, “The LORD took Abram outside and said, ‘Look up at the sky. Count the stars, if you can.’ Then he said to him, ‘That is how many children you will have.’” ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 14, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Souriya Danny Vongchanh for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance, evading a peace officer and driving under the influence. He has black hair and black eyes, is 5'10" tall, and weighs 240 pounds. He is 38 years old. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 13, 2013

Abram was having a conversation with God. Abram was concerned about his legacy. Abram was old and had no children. There was no one to inherit his estate and carry on his name. Genesis chapter 15, verses 2 through 4 reveal a portion of that conversation. There it says, “But Abram said, ‘O sov... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking William Walker on alleged violence charges. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 12, 2013

God was very happy with Abram and the way he conducted himself. This is shown at Genesis chapter 15, verse one, where it says, “After all these things, this word of GOD came to Abram in a vision: ‘Don’t be afraid, Abram. I’m your shield. Your reward will be grand!’” (The Message) God reassu... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 12, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Ker Vue for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a deadly weapon. He is 5'2" tall and weighs 135 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 11, 2013

The king wanted to give Abram a reward. Genesis chapter 14, verses 21 through 24 explains what happened next. It says there, “Then the king of Sodom said to Abram, ‘Give me the people, but take the possessions for yourself.’ But Abram said to the king of Sodom, ‘I have raised my hand in an oath... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 11, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Jose Pablo Valdovinos for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and child abuse. Valdovinos is 5'8" tall and weighs 165 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 23 years old. Anyone with inform... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 10, 2013

The king of Sodom was very happy with Abram’s actions. When Abram returned home, the king came out to express his gratitude. Genesis chapter 14, verses 17 through 20 state, “After Abram came back from defeating Chedorlaomer and his allies, the king of Sodom came out to meet him in the Shaveh Val... FULL STORY

Butte County’s Most Wanted- May 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 10, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Karie Janae Rupert for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, burglary, theft of an elder or dependent adult and possession of a controlled substance. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has blond hair and green eyes. She is 46 yea... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 10, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ricardo Velasquez, 27, on alleged gang activity charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s website by clicking... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2013

Abram was about to learn about Lot’s plight. Remember, the two had separated because of conflicts. How would Abram react to the news? Genesis chapter 14, verses 13 through 16 tell us, “Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brot... FULL STORY

Water being released from Oroville Dam Wednesday
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2013

Agua de presa Oroville Wednesday por la tarde. Dej yog muab tso tawm los Oroville lub pas dej tauv Wednesday tav su. Água sendo lançada de Oroville Dam Wednesday tarde. FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 9, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Eddie Gabriel Sanchez for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance and giving false information to a peace officer. He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 175 pounds. He is 5'11" tall and is 32 years old. Anyone with informat... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 8, 2013

The war between the kings of Abram’s time was growing more intense. Then Abram’s worst fears came to fruition. Genesis chapter 14, verses 8 through 12 tell us, “At that time the kings of Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim, and Bela (Zoar) joined together to fight against their enemies in the Valley... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 8, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Michael Dean Sullivan for a warrant charging him with failing to appear and battery on a spouse or cohabitant. He has black hair and green eyes, is 5'10" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He is 47 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Po... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 7, 2013

Abram lived during a time when there was an intense struggle for power. Genesis chapter 14, verses 4 through 7 says, “ King Chedorlaomer and his allies had ruled these last five kings for twelve years, but in the thirteenth year the kings rebelled and came together in Siddim Valley, which is now ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 7, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Luis Vargas Soto for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and cultivation of marijuana. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 120 pounds. He has grey hair and brown eyes. He is 60 years old. Anyone with information is ask... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 6, 2013

Genesis chapter 14 starts out with a description of a war that took place in Abram’s time. Verses one through three say, “While Amraphel was king of Shinar, Ellasar’s King Arioch, Elam’s King Chedorlaomer, and Goiim’s King Tidal declared war on Sodom’s King Bera, Gomorrah’s King Birsha, Admah’s K... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 6, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Victor Porter Sadler for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. He has blond hair and blue eyes and weighs 160 pounds. He is 6'0" tall and is 46 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Department... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 5, 2013

After Abram and Lot separated, God told Abram that he would have many descendents. He also told Abram that He would bless him greatly for his faithfulness. At Genesis chapter 13, verses 14 through 18 we can read, “ The LORD spoke to Abram after Lot had left him. He said, ‘Look up from where you... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 5, 2013

Louis Sogoian, 50, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear/DUI charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s De... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 4, 2013

In the thirteenth chapter of Genesis, disputes were breaking out frequently in the camp between the large group living there. Abram had told Lot that they should live a short distance apart in order to keep peace. The two surveyed the land, and Abram gave Lot first choice of where he wanted to res... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 4, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gabriel Delgado Saldana for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 36 years old. Anyone wi... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- May 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Turbo Chung Her for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation, annoying a child and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'4" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 23 years old. Anyone with informatio... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jason Sullivan, 34, for alleged DUI. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link... FULL STORY

Study on Litter Reveals Modest Improvement
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2013

Oroville residents have been helpful in keeping city parks free of cigarette butts; however, more effort is needed. The Butte County Public Health Department has been using television and radio commercials as well as print advertising and community presentations to motivate citizens to dispose of... FULL STORY

MDA Fundraiser Ride- CANCELED
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 3, 2013

Unfortunately, this event has had to be canceled due to the Panther fire. It is hoped that the ride can be rescheduled for a later date. Desafortunadamente, este evento ha tenido que ser cancelado debido al fuego de la pantera. Se espera que el viaje puede ser reprogramado para una fecha posteri... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- May 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 2, 2013

God blessed Abram and his family greatly for being such faithful servants. We can read at Genesis chapter 13, verses 5 through 7, “And Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents, so that the land could not support both of them dwelling together; for their possessions were so gr... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 2, 2013

Marrie Settergreen, 51, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department on alleged DUI/drug charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 1, 2013

Genesis chapter 13 starts out by telling us more about Abram’s travels. Verses one through four say, “Abram went up out of Egypt—he, his wife, all that he had, and Lot with him—into the South. Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold. He went on his journeys from the South even ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- May 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
May 1, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Jason Aaron Shirley for a felony warrant charging him with multiple failures to appear and violations of probation with vehicle theft, forgery and non sufficient funds checks. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes an... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 30, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking William Scott Roth for a warrant charging him with willful cruelty to a child, injury to a spouse or cohabitant and violation of probation. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 29 years old. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 170 pounds. Anyone with information is... FULL STORY

Input Requested on Mental Health Services
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 30, 2013

A meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss mental health services offered in Butte County. The meeting will be held at the African American Family Cultural Center, located at 3300 Spencer Ave, and everyone is encouraged to attend. The meeting will be conducted between 11:00 a.m. and noon. T... FULL STORY

Social Group for Women Over 50
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 30, 2013

Women age 50 and over can attend a meeting designed specifically for them. The meeting meets twice a month, and women wishing to be supported, inspired, motivated and encouraged are invited to attend. The group meets twice a month. The next two meetings will be held on May 8th and 2nd betwe... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 29, 2013

When Abram and Sarai arrived in Egypt it was exactly as they had suspected. Genesis chapter 12, verses 14 through 20 say, “So when Abram went into Egypt, the Egyptian men saw that Sarai was a very beautiful woman. Even some of Pharaoh’s officials noticed her and told Pharaoh how beautiful she wa... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 29, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking James Anthony Russell for a warrant charging him with robbery and receiving stolen property. He has brown hair and hazel eyes and is 36 years old. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 180 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Department ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 28, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Shane Mitchel Roy for warrants charging him with violation of probation, burglary and driving under the influence. He has brown hair and hazel eyes, is 6'0" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 27, 2013

Abram and his family basically became nomads. They traveled from place to place, never staying anywhere for very long. At Genesis chapter twelve, verses eight and nine we read, “Abram traveled to the hill country east of Bethel and camped between Bethel and Ai, where he built another altar and w... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 27, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Angel Medina Ramos for a felony warrant charging him with continuous sexual abuse of a child, forcible lewd acts upon a child and corporal injury to a child. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. He is 40 years of a... FULL STORY

Lake Oroville Visitor's Center
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 27, 2013

The Lake Oroville Visitor’s Center is a popular stop for young and old. Life-long Oroville residents enjoy going to the center periodically to learn more about the town they live in or just to hike one of the amazing trails. Equestrians love riding on the trail tours. Many come just to climb th... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 27, 2013

A famine had taken over the land and there was very little to eat. Abram loaded up his family and headed to Egypt. There was only one problem. At that time, it was common for heathen men to kill other men so they could take their beautiful wives. Abram came up with a solution for this. At Gen... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 25- 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 26, 2013

Genesis chapter twelve, verses five through seven tell us, “Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all of their possessions, and those who became members of their household in Haran; and they set out for the land of Canaan. When they arrived in Canaan, Abram traveled through the land as far as ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 26, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Renae Ray Reynolds for a felony warrant charging her with theft of an elder or dependent adult. She is 5'3" tall and weighs 130 pounds. She has blond hair and brown eyes. She is 46 years of age. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- April 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 26, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gabriel Delgado Saldana for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 36 years old. Anyone ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 25, 2013

At Genesis chapter twelve, verses one through three God gave Abram a command. How would Abram react? The answer is found in verse four. There it says, “So Abram left just as GOD said, and Lot left with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left Haran.” (The Message) Abram immediatel... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 25, 2013

John Riggins, 26, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged battery. Anyone with information on Riggins’ whereabouts is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 24, 2013

God had a special mission for Abram. The mission can be found at Genesis chapter twelve, verses one through three. There the account says, “The LORD said to Abram, ‘Leave your land, your relatives, and your father’s home. Go to the land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation, I w... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 24, 2013

Jesus Rodriguez, 35, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link below. Diario... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 23, 2013

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Alice Jean Pelling for a warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance. She has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 90 pounds. She is 4'11" tall and is 55 years old. Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Departmen... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 23, 2013

Genesis chapter 11, verses 27 through 32 revolve around Terah and his descendents—to include Abram. It says there, “Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his kindred, i... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 22, 2013

Beginning in Genesis chapter 11, verse 10, further genealogical information is given. The most notable verse in this selection is verse 26, where it says Abram was born. We read there, “This is the history of Shem’s family. Two years after the flood, when Shem was 100 years old, his son Arphaxa... FULL STORY

Run For Fun- And The Kids
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 22, 2013

The Second Annual 5K River Run is coming up on May 18, 2013. The event will benefit Oroville kids by providing shoes to the “Shoes for Kids” program, organized by the Oroville Police Department. The walk/run will begin at 8:00 a.m., and anyone can participate. Hydration stations will be strateg... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 22, 2013

Stacey Pool, 52, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear related to DUI charges. Anyone with information should contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2013

Genesis chapter 11 starts out by talking about a group of people who were building a tower so they could stay together. Verses 5 through 9 tell us how God felt about this. It says there, “But when the LORD came down to look at the city and the tower, he said: ‘These people are working together b... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Asa Aaron Potts for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and causing injury with special allegations. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 23 years old. Anyone with information is a... FULL STORY

Berkeley Olive Grove Celebrates 100 Years
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 21, 2013

The Butte County Historical Society will be recognizing the Centennial of the Berkeley Olive Grove today. Information about the founding and development of the grove will be presented. Afterward, attendees will have an opportunity to tour the grove. The tour will include a short walk on level... FULL STORY

Butte County’s Most Wanted- April 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 19, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Eric Carrillo Hernandez for a warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence. Hernandez is 5'9" tall and weighs 175 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and he is 44 years old. Anyone with inform... FULL STORY

Straight From the Chicken's Beak
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 18, 2013

Popeye’s will be opening next week! Directamente desde el pico del pollo Popeye se abrirá la semana que viene! Ncaj nraim los ntawm tus qaib kaus ncauj Popeye ntawv yuav raug qhib lwm lub lim piam! Direto do bico da galinha Popeye vai abrir na próxima semana! FULL STORY

Prescription Drug Drop Off Day
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 18, 2013

Anyone who has unused prescription medications can drop them off at Oroville Hospital’s Comp Care Clinic on April 27, 2013—NO QUESTIONS ASKED. The clinic is located at 900 Oro Dam Boulevard, and drop offs will be accepted between 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. According to a press release issued by the Bu... FULL STORY

Women's Coffee Klatch
By Lynndee Caput
April 17, 2013

A twice monthly gathering is open to women new to Oroville, retired or interested in lifelong learning opportunities, recreation, community resources and networking. Join us for inspiration and information on local activities. Contact Lynndee Caput a community volunteer at 533-0780 lynndeecaput@yah... FULL STORY

Residents Can Suggest Future FRRPD Offerings
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 17, 2013

The Feather River Recreation and Parks District FRRPD) is interested in knowing what activities residents would like provided. A site has been set up so community members can suggest ideas for classes and activities that might be offered. The site features a survey with 7 brief questions that wi... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 14, 2013

Genesis chapter 9, verses 20 through 27 reveal an incident that occurred not too long after the flood. It says there, “Noah farmed the land and was the first to plant a vineyard. One day he got drunk and was lying naked in his tent. Ham entered the tent and saw him naked, then went back outside... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 13, 2013

Genesis chapter 9, verses 18 and 19 say, “Noah’s sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth came out of the ark. Now Ham was Canaan’s father. These were Noah’s three sons, and from them the whole earth was populated.” (Common English Bible) Since Noah and his family were the only people who survived the flood... FULL STORY

Butte County’s Most Wanted- April 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 13, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Elizabeth Marie Jacques for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'2" tall and weighs 120 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is 37 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Cou... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 13, 2013

Angel Ortiz, 24, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department on alleged drug charges. Anyone with information regarding the possible whereabouts of Ortiz is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 12, 2013

Genesis chapter 9, verse 17 states, “So God said to Noah, ‘The rainbow is the sign of my covenant. I have made my covenant between me and all life on earth.’” (New International Reader's Version) For the third time, God affirms His promise to Noah and all living things forever. He made a solemn... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 12, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 12, 2013

The Chico Police Department is also seeking information on Mani Nova for warrants charging him with resisting arrest, trespassing, failing to appear and nine counts of disobeying a court order. Nova is 6'4" tall and weighs 170 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and he is 45 years old. Anyone with... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 11, 2013

At Genesis chapter 9, verses 12 through 16, God reaffirmed His promise to Noah—and to all men and animals. “God said, ‘This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: I set my rainbow in the cloud, and it ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 11, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking William Joseph Madderra for a warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Coun... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 10, 2013

At Genesis chapter 9, verses 8 through 11, God made a promise. It says there, “Again, God said to Noah and his sons: ‘I am going to make a solemn promise to you and to everyone who will live after you. This includes the birds and the animals that came out of the boat. I promise every living cre... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 10, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 10, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gerardo Marquez Morales for warrants charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance and traffic violations. He is 5'4" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. His date of birth is 6/18/1986. Anyone with inf... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 9, 2013

Genesis chapter nine, verse seven reveals that God never changed His purpose for the earth. There He told Noah and his family, “As for you, be fertile and multiply. Populate the earth and multiply in it.” (Common English Bible) When the flood was over, God still intended for the earth to be fil... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 9, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 9, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Joshua Christian Meikle for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and evading a peace officer with wanton disregard for public safety. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 200 pounds, has blond hair and blue eyes and he is 24 ... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2013

Life is valuable to God. He wants people to value life as He does. Genesis chapter nine, verses five and six states, “I created humans to be like me, and I will punish any animal or person that takes a human life. If an animal kills someone, that animal must die. And if a person takes the life o... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 8, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Ruben Naranjo Michel for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, cultivation of marijuana and maintaining a place for manufacturing of a controlled substance. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has black ... FULL STORY

Congratulations In Order for LPO
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 8, 2013

The LPO Band competed in the NorCal championships Saturday. The event was hosted by Las Plumas High School, located at 2380 Las Plumas Avenue. Nearly 100 schools from Nevada and throughout Northern California participated in the all day competition. When the dust settled, the LPO Band and Inder... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 7, 2013

After Noah’s family came out of the ark, God gave them instructions on what they could eat. At Genesis chapter nine, verses three and four He said, “Everything that moves, everything that is alive, is yours for food. Earlier I gave you the green plants, but now I give you everything for food. But ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 7, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 7, 2013

Francisco Martinez, 24, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for alleged failure to appear. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by clicking on the link below. ... FULL STORY

Parade Entries Sought
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 7, 2013

Entries for the Kiddie Parade and Feather Fiesta Days Grand Parade are being sought. The theme of this year’s Grand Parade is “Oroville’s Golden History”. Entry fees range from $20.00-50.00. For applications or information for the parades, contact the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, located at ... FULL STORY

Butte County’s Most Wanted- April 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michelle Marie Flores for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Count... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michelle Marie Flores for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Count... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 5, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2013

When Noah and his family came out of the ark things had changed drastically. Not only was the earth clean, with all filth being wiped away; but there was a change in the relationship between men and animals. In the beginning, men had been appointed over the animals to take care of them. Man and... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 6, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 6, 2013

Elisio Mendoza, 65, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged lewd acts. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 530-538-7631. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website by c... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 5, 2013

“So Noah went out, with his sons and his wife, and the wives of his sons with him. Every animal, every creeping thing, and every bird, and everything that moves upon the earth, according to its families, went out from the ark. And Noah built an altar to Yahweh, and he took from all the clean anima... FULL STORY

Nyam Ah Sey One Bickle, Mon!
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2013

There is a new restaurant in town. The Ifa Journey Diner has only been open four days but is already becoming a popular place to eat. The restaurant is located at 453 Oro Dam Boulevard between Pizza Hut and Subway. The eatery features dishes such as curry shrimp, snapper, crab, pasta, and more.... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2013

Once all badness was gone from the earth, God desired His initial purpose to be accomplished—for the earth to be filled with people and animals. Genesis chapter 8, verses 15 through 17 say, “And God spoke to Noah, saying, ‘Go forth from the ark, you and your wife and your sons and their wives wit... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 4, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 4, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking James Nigel Mackie for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation, failure to appear and insurance fraud. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 57 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contac... FULL STORY

Input Sought From Oroville Residents
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 3, 2013

Oroville residents have the opportunity to attend two meetings involving the City of Oroville, Arts, Cultural and Entertainment complex project. The meetings will provide information about the proposed project and allow for input from community members. All Oroville residents are invited and encou... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 3, 2013

Genesis chapter 8, verses 13 and 14 state, “By the first day of the first month of Noah’s six hundred and first year, the water on the land had dried up. Noah opened the top of the ship, looked out, and saw the surface of the ground. By the twenty-seventh day of the second month the land was dry.” ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 3, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 3, 2013

The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Keith Dale Mahrle for two felony warrants charging him with failing to appear while on release and furnishing marijuana to a minor. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with informati... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- April 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 2, 2013

Noah was waiting for the day when he and his family could leave the ark. He repeatedly sent birds off to look for dry land. Genesis chapter 8, verses 10 through 12 say, “He waited seven more days and again sent the dove out of the ship. The dove came to him in the evening, and in its beak was a... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 2, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 2, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gilberto Lopez for a felony warrant charging him with inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 32 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 1, 2013

Noah had “tested the waters” by sending a raven out to find dry ground. After several days, the raven did not return to the ark. Sometime later, Noah chose another bird to check the situation—this time a dove. Genesis chapter eight, verses eight and nine say, “Then he sent forth a dove from him... FULL STORY

BUBBLES!
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 1, 2013

How cool is that? Someone made bubbles in the fountain in front of the Municipal Auditorium. The only thing that would make it even more cool is if the bubbles were a light shade of pink! BURBUJAS! ¿Lo guay es? Alguien hace burbujas en la fuente frente al Auditorio Municipal. Lo único que ha... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- April 1, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
April 1, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking William Kee for a warrant charging him with violation of probation and driving under the influence. He has black hair and brown eyes, is 5'10" tall, and weighs 190 pounds. He is 56 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Dep... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 31, 2013

The sturdy ark that Noah had built had made it through the torrential rains. The water was receding. After quite some time, the ark finally hit land. It says at Genesis chapter eight, verses four through seven, “The water that covered the earth began to go down. After 150 days the water was ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 31, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 31, 2013

Farnum Kerr, 23, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for drug related charges. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department website... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 30, 2013

Genesis chapter eight, verses one through three tell us, “After that God remembered Noah and every wild beast and every domestic animal that was with him in the ark, and God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters began to subside. And the springs of the watery deep and the floodgates ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 30, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 30, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Ryan Justin Lefever for a warrant charging him with violation of probation, possession of an illegal weapon and obstructing or resisting a peace officer. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 24 years old. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 170 pounds. Anyone with ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 29, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking John David Kleinmaus for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation, dissuading a witness and other charges. He has brown hair and hazel eyes, is 5'11" tall and weighs 195 pounds. He is 28 years old. Anyone with information is aske... FULL STORY

Butte County’s Most Wanted- March 29, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 29, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking William Joseph Madderra for a warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 33 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Co... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2013

Many people have wondered about the flood. They have pondered over how deep the waters actually became. Genesis chapter 7, verses 17 through 20 say, “The flood was forty days on the earth; the water grew higher and floated the ark, so that it was lifted up off the earth. The water overflowed th... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Donna Jean Lancaster for a felony warrant charging her with failing to register as a sexual offender. She is 5'11" tall and weighs 200 pounds. She has blond hair and blue eyes and is 66 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Coun... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 28, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 28, 2013

The Bible is crystal clear regarding what happened to life during the flood of Noah’s day. Genesis chapter 7, verses 21 through 24 state, “ Every creature took its last breath: the things crawling on the ground, birds, livestock, wild animals, everything swarming on the ground, and every human be... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 27, 2013

Genesis chapter 7, verses 13 through 16 bring out an interesting point. There it says, “That same day Noah, with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah’s wife, and his sons’ three wives, went into the ark. They and every kind of animal—every kind of livestock, every kind that crawls on the ground, ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 27, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 27, 2013

Michael Jackson, 51, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear/violation of probation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte C... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 26, 2013

Noah and his family were safely in the ark—then chaos. Water came from everywhere. Genesis chapter 7, verses 11 and 12 tell us, “When Noah was 600 years old, on the seventeenth day of the second month, all the underground waters erupted from the earth, and the rain fell in mighty torrents from... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted - March 26, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 26, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Juan Lucas, 38, for suspected driving under the influence. Anyone with information should call the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office website by clicking on t... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 25, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 25, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Charles Dean Hipes Sr. for a warrant charging him with stolen vehicle and driving under the influence. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 36 years old. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 190 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police D... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 24, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Agustin B Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and is 53 years old. Anyone with informa... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 24, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 24, 2013

How old was Noah when the flood came upon the earth?- Was he in his 50s? 60s? The Bible tells us at Genesis chapter seven, verses six through ten, “Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came on the earth. Noah went into the ship with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, beca... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 23, 2013

At Genesis chapter seven, verse four God explained to Noah what was about to occur. He said there, “Seven days from now, I will send much rain on the earth. It will rain for 40 days and 40 nights, and I will wipe everything off the face of the earth. I will destroy everything I made.” (Easy to Rea... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 23, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Dennis Eugene Hammett Jr. for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post release community supervision. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 22 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the B... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 23, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 23, 2013

Genesis chapter seven verse five says, “Noah did everything the Eternal One asked him to do.” (The Voice) What an excellent example for us today. Noah didn’t ask “why” or try to suggest a different way of doing things. He knew that God knows best. God is the “Eternal One”, having no beginning... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 22, 2013

Most people have heard the account of Noah and the Ark numerous times. However, many think that only two of each animal were loaded onto the huge boat. Genesis chapter seven, verses one through three clarifies this matter for us. Those verses read, “The LORD told Noah: Take your whole family ... FULL STORY

Butte County's Most Wanted- March 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 22, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Mauricio Corona for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and child abuse with enhancements. He is 5'3" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 32 years old. Anyone with information is asked to... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 22, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 22, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Arthur Leon Holt for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He is 5'9" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and is 51 years old. Anyone with infor... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 21, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 21, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking David Michael Hagee for a felony warrant charging him with insurance fraud. He is 6'0" tall and weighs 280 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 42 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 5... FULL STORY

PAWS "Down Home" Country Spaghetti Feed
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 21, 2013

This Saturday PAWS will hold a spaghetti dinner fund raiser catered by Sherry McKenzie. Jim Halsey and Jeff Rubeck will be performing at the event. Attendees will be treated to great country music. There will also be a silent auction and a no host beer and wine bar. Tickets are $18.00 in adv... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 20, 2013

Juan Hernandez, 28, is wanted by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear and violation of probation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911 or (530)538-7321. To see more of Butte County’s Most Wanted, go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department’s website by... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 20, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 20, 2013

“’And of every living creature of every sort of flesh, two of each, you will bring into the ark to preserve them alive with you. Male and female they will be. Of the flying creatures according to their kinds and of the domestic animals according to their kinds, of all moving animals of the ground a... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 19, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 19, 2013

Christopher Hooper, 30, is being sought by the Butte County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear and violation of parole. If you have any information regarding Hooper’s whereabouts, please contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Department at 538-7434. To see more of Butte County’s Mo... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 17, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 18, 2013

When Noah was alive, God saw that conditions on the earth were atrocious. He was going to do something about the unacceptable situation. However, God did something extraordinary before He took action. Genesis chapter 6, verses 12 and 13 tell us what that was. It says there, “When God looked at... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 17, 2013

Most people are familiar with the account of Noah and the Ark. However, many are not aware of the gravity of the situation at the time. The earth was a horrible place to live—not the way God intended it. Genesis chapter six, verses nine through eleven describe the circumstances well. In those ... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 16, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 16, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Agustin B Garcia for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 140 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and is 53 years old. Anyone with in... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 15, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 15, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Stephen Michael Gilmore for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear and possession of a controlled substance. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is 26 years old. Anyone with information is asked to... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 14, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 14, 2013

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Michelle Marie Flores for a warrant charging her with violation of post release community supervision. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 225 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is 36 years old. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte Co... FULL STORY

T-Birds Place First in Drum Line Competition
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 13, 2013

Congratulations are in order for the Las Plumas High School Drum Line. The contenders attended their first competition of the season in Roseville last Saturday and won first place! Las Plumas will be hosting the NorCal championships on April 6, 2013. Drum teams from 100 schools as far away as... FULL STORY

Daily Most Wanted- March 13, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 13, 2013

The Oroville Police Department is seeking Tyson Dean Franchini for a warrant charging him with burglary, receiving stolen property, and arson. He has brown hair and brown eyes, is 6'2" tall and weighs 240 pounds. He is 34 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oroville Police Depart... FULL STORY

Raschka's Rad Ride
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 13, 2013

When Everett Raschka was 18 years old, he dreamed of building his own custom car. He could envision the car in his head, all he needed was the resources to construct the vessel. When he was about 52, he finally began working on his dream car. He started with a 1956 Buick and set out to create a... FULL STORY

Positive Thought of the Day- March 11, 2013
By Cookie J. Arnett
March 12, 2013

Genesis chapter 5, verses 25 through 27 tell us about Methuselah. There it says, “When Methuselah was 187 years old, Lamech was born to him. Methuselah lived after the birth of Lamech 782 years and had other sons and daughters. So Methuselah lived 969 years, and he died.” (Amplified Bible) Me... FULL STORY