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Minarets Baseball Continues Stellar Season

O’NEALS — Minarets baseball is continuing their stellar season with a 16-3 record as the first half of league play is coming to a close. Aaron Hall and Matt Painter’s pitching, along with run support from Redman (14 RBI), T. Painter (14 RBI), and Walden (14 RBI) have led our team to victory. Jaedan Pierce (.500), Aaron Hall (.417), Tylor ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Say Hello To Tammy

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is Tammy. “Hi, I’m Tammy and my foster mama says I am one lucky girl. A kind soul bailed me out of Fresno SPCA after the date was being set for euthanasia. “I am a happy and healthy girl who is ready for a new start to ...

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Here’s What’s Happening At Branches Books & Gifts

OAKHURST — Anne Driscoll at Branches Books & Gifts cultivates a bountiful selection goodies for bibliophiles and beyond, and continually sponsors free community events we can get excited about. Here’s what’s happening at Branches in the next six weeks or so. Questions? Give them a call (559) 641-2019. Monday, Apr. 23 – Freedom Readers The Freedom Readers Book Club meets at ...

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Actors Needed To Play Evacuees At Red Cross Boot Camp

OAKHURST – The Red Cross needs volunteer players for acting roles during their Shelter Boot Camp Exercise on Saturday, Apr. 21. They are in search of thirty-five volunteers of all ages – singles, couples, families, young and old, with/without disabilities, etc. Volunteers will play the part of people who are having to evacuate to a shelter due to a wildland fire. You will ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 15

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 9 to Sunday, Apr. 15, 2018. Oakhurst assault On Monday, Apr. 9 at 3:32 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a telephonic call regarding an assault that occurred the Oakhurst area. The reporting was nurse at Saint Agnes Hospital who advised the ...

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Mad Hatters And More At Math Tournament

MADERA COUNTY — Mountain area students competed and succeeded in the Madera County Math Tournament on Friday, Apr. 13. Rivergold Elementary School placed third in the 7th grade competition, while Coarsegold Elementary School’s 8th grade team placed second in the competition. Also in the mix were students from Oak Creek Intermediate, Mountain Home School Charter, and Spring Valley Schools. Sixteen schools ...

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Sierra Freepackers Rendezvous In Paso Robles

By Mary Odell — PASO ROBLES — The local unit of Backcountry Horsemen of California — the Sierra Freepackers — attended their annual Rendezvous, held in Paso Robles over the weekend of Apr. 13-15, at the Hearst Equestrian Center. Along with volunteering, participating in and attending classes and events this year, the unit earned many awards: Per Capita Volunteer Hours: ...

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Several Opportunities To Hear From Madera Co. Candidates

OAKHURST — The Mountain Area Conservative Forum (MACF) will be hosting a “Meet the Candidate” event on Tuesday, Apr. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Oakhurst Grill, formerly the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn, at 40530 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. Meet Carol Moses, who is running for Madera County Superior Court Judge Seat No. 2 and will be speaking about ...

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Roaring Twenties Elegant Auction At Golden Chain Speakeasy

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Park Committee invites the community to the roaring 20s at their 33rd Annual Elegant Auction. In a departure from recent years, the popular event will be held at the “GC Speakeasy” on Saturday, Apr. 28 from 5 – 11:45 p.m. On the menu this year are gourmet bites, and on the dance floor — live music following ...

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Choppers Donates Big Check To Valley Children’s Hospital

OAKHURST – Tim Harmon and the crew at Choppers were excited to hand over a very large check to Valley Children’s Hospital (VCH) during Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday. Elizabeth Hermann, Development Assistant at VCH, was on hand to accept the donation of $2,420, raised by collecting donations in exchange for tickets in a drawing for a Husqvarna 550XP chainsaw. “We ...

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