Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Home News “I Kissed a Pig and I liked It”

“I Kissed a Pig and I liked It”

What do you get when you combine lipstick, a hog, and about a dozen community members? $44,449 for the Colusa County Fair Foundation.

On Wednesday afternoon, the CCFF wrapped up its ‘Kiss the Pig’ fundraiser where six teams competed to raise the most money to avoid kissing the pig.

Team #5, comprised of Joe Kalfsbeek, Don Traynham and Matt LaGrande raised $15,071, earning them enough to avoid kissing ‘Henry the Pig’.

Surrounded by a crowd of friends, family, and community members, the remaining teams gathered, pucked up, and applied bright read lipstick.

“I think I am ready to kiss the pig,” Sherry Maltby nervously chuckled.

One by one, team members kissed ‘Henry the Pig’.

Other teams were comprised of (Team #1) Tina Beckley, and Paul Santinelli, raising $622; (Team #2) The Young Rotarians: Luke Steidlmayer, Brenden Farrel, Winston Welch, Nic Weber, Antonio Ortiz, Ralph Keeley IV, and Vincent Andreotti, raising $1,216. (Team #3) Ken English raised $10,820; (Team #4) Tom Charter and Dave Lohman raised $14,135; and (Team #6) Jerry and Sherry Maltby raised $2,635.

The Colusa County Fair Foundation raises funds to provide improvements to the fair grounds. This year, improvements included new concrete for the fir and feathers exhibit, new sewer line for the grandstands, and insulation for the main exhibit building.

In addition to the ‘Kiss the Pig’ compeition, the Junior Livestock Group held a parent showmanship fundraiser and raised $2,200 for the foundation.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editorhttps://williamspioneer.com
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

More News

Three killed on I-5 in two separate accidents 

Three people were killed on Interstate 5 in Colusa County over a five day period in two separate accidents.  A Yuba City couple were killed...

Coaches Corner: Dan Kiely

Soccer in Colusa County has a long history of competitive play and a major contributor to that tradition is Colusa High School boys’ soccer...

Garden Club Plant Sale

The Garden Club of Colusa County hosted their fall plant sale in the Davison Pavilion in Colusa on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event, which...

First Patriot Day ceremony held at Williams Elementary School

Students who attend Williams Elementary School were not alive 19 years ago when hijackers used airplanes as weapons of destruction to kill nearly 3,000...

Distance learning raises questions about home imagery

Editors Note: The article has been updated from the print version to correct the spelling of Tiffany Sines. Distance learning seems to be more challenging...

Local Government

County appoints new Airport Advisory Committee

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 1 appointed seven members to the newly restructured Airport Advisory Committee. The previous committee of about 15...

Colusa Police Department: July 2020

The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 382 calls for service, up from 311 in June. There were an additional 31 calls to...

City of Colusa adopts strategy for economic development

The Colusa City Council last week adopted the final Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, a report that will serve as a roadmap intended to diversify...

Public & Legal Notices

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020-0000072 Date filed: September 11, 2020 The following persons are doing business as: GULLATT RANCH Business Address: 6880 GREENBAY ROAD, ARBUCKLE, CA 95912 Mailing...

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020-0000071 Date filed: September 1, 2020 The following persons are doing business as: C & C ENGINEERING Business Address: 2081 LONE STAR ROAD,...

Notice of Lien Sale

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 AT 5:00 PM 423 SIOC STREET, COLUSA, CA 95932 8’  3’ GOLD WING 09/16/2020 • WPR #2020-1142


CIUDAD DE COLUSA AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA AVISO SE DA A LA PRESENTE QUE la Comisión de Ciudad de Colusa y  Planificación llevará a cabo un...


CITY OF COLUSA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Colusa and Planning Commission will hold public workshop on Wednesday, September...