They leave Forrest Gump in the dust

If your idea of a long run consists of jogging around your block, or even completing a marathon (that’s 26.2 miles for those not familiar with distance running terminology), then you haven’t met the likes of Sandy Villines, Pete Kostelnick, Harvey Lewis, Marshall Ulrich or Grant Maughn.

Avenal community welcomes home world boxing champion Jose Ramirez

Jose Carlos Ramirez won the World Boxing Council super lightweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York just over a week ago. Now he's the grand marshal of the parade in his honor and in his hometown of Avenal last Sunday (March 25) afternoon.


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