Our newspaper holdings are not comprehensive, especially for the smaller communities. At the present time, all Hanford Journal and Hanford Sentinel newspaper microfilm are unavailable due to a digitizing project.
Here is a list of the Kings County Library microfilm records for the following newspapers:
At Hanford Branch Library:
- Avenal Progress: 1986 - Present
- Avenal Times: 1980 - 1982
- Corcoran Journal: 1971 - Present
- Hanford Journal: 1891 - 1954 (holdings incomplete) (currently unavailable)
- Hanford Sentinel: 1907 - Present (holdings incomplete) (currently unavailable)
- Lemoore Advance: Apr. 1916 - 1970 (There are gaps in the collection)
- Lemoore Leader: Jan. 1896 - Dec. 1898
- Lemoore Republican: Aug. 1905 - Dec. 1908
- Lemoore Republican: Jan. 1909 -July 1913
At Lemoore Branch Library:
- Lemoore Advance: 1971 - Present
Photocopies are only available at the Hanford Branch location. If you are wishing to make copies from the Lemoore Advance, please contact the Hanford Branch reference staff at 559-582-0261 x103 in advance to make arrangements for the specific film to be made available at the Hanford building.
To obtain copies of obituaries or other items from these papers:
- Visit the Hanford Branch Library or call 559-582-0261 x103.