Joe Trotter and Doneice Woody of Winters announce the birth of their son, Ransom Bear Trotter. Ransom arrived at 4:40 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2020 at Sutter Davis Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 21.5 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents are Robin and Henry Harlan of Winters, and maternal great-grandparents are Bernell and Sandy Harlan of Woodland. Paternal grandparents are Lee Trotter and Wanda Foster, and paternal great-grandmothers are Jackie Trotter and Martha Robbins, all from Illinois. His parents want to thank everyone for their best wishes and support.
Winters once boasted a prosperous Japanese community, which tragically burned on Aug. 1, 1942 when the United States was celebrating victory over Japan. While the cause of the fire has never been determined, Winters saw discrimination toward Japanese Americans following the war.