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Adventist Health Welcomes New Dentist

OAKHURST – The Adventist Health Medical Office is now offering preventive dental services two days a week with the addition of Randall E. Prewitt, DDS, to its team. Services include X-rays, cleanings, fillings, exams, dentures and extractions. Dr. Prewitt has been a practicing dentist for more than 30 years and currently maintains a private practice in Sanger. He earned a ...

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La Sierra Guild Raffles Truck For Children’s Hospital

OAKHURST — The Guilds of Valley Children’s Hospital are partnering with Toyota and the World Ag Expo to give away a new 2018 Toyota Tundra truck, donated by Toyota, to one lucky ticket holder. Members of La Sierra Guild, the fundraising arm of Valley Children’s in the foothills, will be selling tickets in front of Vons Grocery Store in the ...

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Beppe Gambetta Returns To Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE — Acoustic guitar master Beppe Gambetta returns to Coolwater Ranch for a concert on Saturday, Feb. 3, as the local venue continues its tradition of hosting top-flight musicians in an inviting and exciting atmosphere. Presented by Robin Ralston of Coolwater and The Redwoods, the show starts at 7 p.m. “In a world dominated by trends and logic of the ...

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Facebook Tips Lead To Arrest Of Man Brandishing Knife At CVS

COARSEGOLD — Thanks to Facebook tips, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the man who reportedly brandished a knife at CVS employees in Oakhurst last night. The incident was reported at about 6:30 p.m., and the suspect, Nathaniel Follette, was located and taken into custody at the Chukchansi Casino in Coarsegold just a few hours later. He ...

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Sheriff Seeks Public Help Locating Knife-Wielding Subject

OAKHURST — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject who reportedly brandished a knife at CVS employees in Oakhurst tonight. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the CVS in the Old Mill Shopping Center near Vons, located at 40044 CA-49. The subject is described as a heavy-set, adult male Caucasian wearing ...

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Dream It, Be It: Soroptimist Conference For Girls

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson —  OAKHURST —  Soroptimist International of The Sierras presents their third annual “Dream It – Be It” Conference for high school girls. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Oakhurst Community Center. Registration is from 8:30 – 9 a.m., followed by the conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free ...

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Apply Now For Sierra National Forest Wildland Fire Jobs

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has announced Temporary Wildland fire employment opportunities for the 2018 field season, including numerous opportunities with duty locations of North Fork, Oakhurst, Mariposa, Fresno, Trimmer, Prather, and Big Creek, Calif. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 15. Candidates are encouraged to apply to any or all positions in which they ...

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Yosemite Unified Extends Board Member Application Date

OAKHURST — The Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) has extended the Board Member Application deadline by one week, for anyone who may be interested in filling the position of Trustee for Area 4. The new date that Board Member Applications must be received in the YUSD office is Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Previously, the last day to apply was ...

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Kiwanis Hosts Sally Moreno, Candidate For District Attorney

OAKHURST — The Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis upcoming meeting will feature guest speaker Sally Moreno, candidate for Madera County District Attorney. This event with the candidate is open to the public. One does not need to be a member of the Kiwanis to attend, though the organization welcomes new members. A former police officer, Army veteran, and career prosecutor, Ms. Moreno will address ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Jan. 7, 2018

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 1 to Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Oakhurst report of plasma in parking lot On Monday, Jan. 1 at 8:33 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 40000 block of Hwy 41 regarding plasma in a parking lot. Report written and case closed. ...

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