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Donors Choose Photography For Evergreen High

OAKHURST — For students on independent study, the school day can be isolating and boring. We want to give them the opportunity to get out of the house and out of the classroom to take photos of the beautiful area we live in. So, I submitted a request for funding to a website called donorschoose.org. They help teachers get the ...

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Sheriff Seeks Public's Help Finding Thieves

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who took part in a brazen weekend burglary that left a Madera Ranchos homeowner injured. At around 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, a white colored 4-door SUV, judged to be either Chevy Suburban or Ford Escape, entered the property of a home ...

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Prescribed Burns At Batterson And Kinsman Flats

MADERA COUNTY – The Sierra National Forest will be continuing the prescribed burning that began on Saturday at the Batterson Station to complete the rest of the 50 acre project, on Monday, Nov. 4. “We are also planning to begin burning on the Kinsman burn starting on Tuesday, Nov. 5, and continuing through the week until the project is completed,” ...

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YLP Couple To Stand Trial For Arson

MADERA COUNTY – The judge handed down his decision today in the case against Kenneth Jackson and Allison Waterman on charges of arson and conspiracy in Madera Superior Court. The couple has been behind bars since their arrest on June 25 after a rash of suspicious fires in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. Their preliminary hearing on more than 30 ...

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Make Sure You’re Notified When Danger Strikes

MADERA COUNTY – How important is it to be notified if your home is being threatened by fire, flood, a major winter storm or any other emergency situation? The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a free service called MC Alert to send you a message no matter where you are – at home, at school, at work or away ...

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Free Event for Home Gardeners

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County Master Gardeners will host a free event for home gardeners on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn how to plant, prune and care for fruit trees at this special workshop presented by Master Gardeners John Bryan and Jim Espinola.

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Senior Centers Offer Intro To Internet Class

OAKHURST/MARIPOSA — If the idea of a smart phone makes you feel dumb, or you want to keep up with the kids on social media, or for any reason you need a little help navigating the digital terrain of technology, you’ll want to know about an upcoming free event sponsored by Sierra Tel. The public is invited to attend a ...

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Man Arrested For Meth In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – A Mariposa man remains behind bars facing felony drug charges following his arrest early Thursday morning in Coarsegold. Christopher Davis Franksen, 36, was taken into custody at around 2:24 a.m., Oct. 31, on Road 417 near Quartz Mountain Road, just west of Indian Lakes Estates, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.

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Law Enforcement Honors Their Own

MADERA COUNTY – Two of Madera County’s top public servants were honored Thursday, Oct. 31, at a luncheon sponsored by Madera County Law Enforcement Leaders Association, (MCLELA) at the Madera Golf and Country Club. The MCLELA Board used its monthly “Meeting of the Minds” to pay tribute to Sylvia Rodriguez and Karren Sandusky.

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How To Dispose Of Unwanted Paint

OAKHURST – If you have unused, unwanted or left-over paint, and want it out of your garage, there are local places available to take it for recycling. A new PaintCare drop-off location has been established, this one in Oakhurst, at American Floors and Interiors.

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