Chester man arrested on charges of sexual assault against a minor
A 34-year-old Chester man is being held on $100,000 bail in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple sex-related charges, including sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.
Robert Wilson Neal Jr. was arrested Monday at 10:15 p.m. at a Chester residence by sheriff’s deputies.
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Man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop
An Oroville man is in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple drug charges following a Thursday, June 7, traffic stop.
Robert Nemen Ridge Jr., 53, was charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, child endangerment and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
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Pioneer Days in Taylorsville
Indian Valley Editor
A celebration of pioneer heritage is planned Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to dusk, and will include a barbecue rib cook-off, the Quincy Model A’s, displays of quilts, goat milking and much more.
The day will actually begin at 7 a.m., for many, with biscuits and gravy served up at the Taylorsville Fire Station on Nelson Street by the volunteers of Indian Valley Fire and Rescue.
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Harding remembered for community service
When Stephen T. Harding took over the Graeagle Store in 1970, he knew nothing about the grocery business.
“For the first 50 years of his life he never spent time in a grocery store other than grabbing a loaf of bread for my mom on his way home from work,” said Steve Harding, the senior Harding’s son and current owner of the store.
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Ceremony, nature walk mark opening of new path
The Plumas County Department of Public Works is proud to announce that there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Gansner Park Pathway, a multi-use paved path through Gansner Park, at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 16. (The ceremony is on June 16, not July 16 as previously reported.) Newly re-elected Supervisor Lori Simpson will be on hand to officiate the ceremony.
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Quincy Farmers Market opens Thursday
Gabe Miller visits the Green Cedar Farm booth at the Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market, which starts for the season Thursday, June 14. The weekly market begins at 4:30 p.m. and features local and regional produce, meat, crafts, food and entertainment. Photo courtesy Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market
Those who have been longing for the fresh-picked taste of summertime fare need wait no longer. The 13th annual Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market is kicking off this Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. on the corner of Church and Main streets with local and regional produce, handcrafted goods, on-site massage, plant sales and a variety of hot food and cold drinks.
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