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Thoughtless People Dump Their Trash At Church Thrift Store

NORTH FORK – Grace Community Church (GCC) and the Thrift Store extend a hearty Thank You to all the generous people in the North Fork community. “Your generosity overwhelms us and helps us in our goal to help people to have things they would not otherwise be able to afford,” say church officials. However, some thoughtless people have been dumping ...

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Severe Weather, Flash Flood Warnings Remain

MOUNTAIN AREA – Communities are on alert this afternoon as rain continues to bear down on the foothills, and the possibility of flash floods remain present, particularly in areas with burn scars. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has issued the following alert: The National Weather Service is forecasting significant weather between 1 and 6 p.m. this afternoon, with current models ...

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Sierra National Forest Offers Free Pine Seedlings To The Public

NORTH FORK  – The Bass Lake Ranger District is set to begin its 2018 reforestation program. During the next two months, contract and Forest Service crews will be planting approximately 350 acres focusing on the areas of the 2014 French and Courtney Fires. Approximately 250 to 320 seedlings per acre will be planted on the district, totaling up to 100,000 ...

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Major Injury Accident Blocks Highway 41 At Road 200

O’NEALS — One-lane traffic control is in place at the intersection of Highway 41 and Road 200, after the roadway was temporarily blocked this afternoon following a three vehicle accident with major injuries. The multi-vehicle collision took place just before 3 p.m. today. One-lane traffic control was put in place at approximately 3:40 p.m. and commuters were advised to expect ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 18

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 12 to Sunday, Mar. 18, 2018. Oakhurst missing person found On Monday, Mar. 12 at 12:40 p.m. a deputy was dispatched for a report of a missing elderly adult with medical issues. Multiple units were assigned to assist in the search for ...

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Emergency Sand & Sand Bag Locations In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – As wet weather moves in the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents that emergency sand and sand bags are available for residents. At all locations, you must provide proof of residence and bring your own shovels. The County provides 10 bags per resident. If you need additional sand bags, you may purchase them at a local hardware ...

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Spring Arrives With Storm Warning, Flood Watch

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 20 through 11 p.m. Thursday. The Storm Warning is for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon and Tulare County Mountains above 8,000-feet, and takes the place of a previously issued Storm Watch. The Flash Flood warning remains in ...

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Kindergarten Roundup At North Fork School

NORTH FORK – Kindergarten Roundup for the 2018-2019 school year at North Fork School is set for Wednesday, Apr. 18. Your child will need to turn age 5 by Sept. 1, 2018, however, children turning 5 between Sept. 1 and Dec. 2, may register for Transitional Kindergarten. Please call the school office at 559-877-2215 to set up an appointment. On ...

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Eastern Madera County Job Fair 2018

OAKHURST — The Workforce Development Board of Madera County invites individuals to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair. The job fair is on Thursday, Mar. 22, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center, located at 39800 Road 425B. This event is open to all job-seekers. Those interested in going through the process will want to: ...

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