Marion Elliott has been singled out for his devotion and untiring efforts to see that the 13 to 15-year-olds in Manteca and in the Western United States got their chance at bat in the character building program known as Babe Ruth Baseball.
A fire broke out at Fred's Barber Shop in the 200 block of West Yosemite Avenue on Saturday just minutes before the start of the holiday parade forcing the procession to reroute down Sycamore Avenue to Center Street to Main Street and then back down Yosemite Avenue.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.