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Books, Birthdays And Superheroes

OAKHURST — Branches Books & Gifts is celebrating their 4th birthday on Saturday, Jun. 3 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and the public is cordially invited to attend the free, fun, family-friendly event. Branches’ owner Anne Driscoll says people are encouraged to dress up as a favorite super hero and come meet Wonder Woman, Batman and Captain America, while learning tricks of ...

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Caltrans Project To Install Rumble Strips On Highway 41

UPDATE — Project will begin on Sunday, June 4 at 9 p.m. Nighttime one-lane traffic control will be in place. Read the updated article here. MOUNTAIN AREA — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled what may be a very welcome project in the foothills, to begin installation soon and last for about three weeks. Sharp-eyed residents spotted work signs ...

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Road 427 Closes Temporarily For Repairs

UPDATE: June 1, 2017 — The road was reopened at approximately 5 p.m. OAKHURST — The Madera County Road Department has arrived and assessed the situation on Road 427 (School Road) which has been closed due to a sinkhole in the eastbound lane. Barricades have been put in place and detour routes established. The road remains closed to vehicular traffic ...

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School Road (427) Closed Overnight Due To Sinkhole

OAKHURST — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has sent out alerts that School Road (Road 427) will be closed overnight due to a large sinkhole. The location is just past Oakhurst Elementary School near the Baptist church, in the eastbound lane. Road 427 is closed between Pierce Drive and Elliott Drive, and COPs are manning the closures. The sinkhole is ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through May 28

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 22 to Sunday, May 28, 2017: Oakhurst theft On Monday, May 22 at 12:32 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the Chevron Gas Station located within the 40000 block of CA-41 regarding a report of a theft. This case has been ...

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Celebrating The Life Of Brian Wilhite

OAKHURST — A party to celebrate the life of Brian Wilhite is planned for Saturday, Jun. 10, starting at 4:30 p.m. at Queen’s Inn by the River in Oakhurst. Brian Preston Wilhite died in Fresno on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He was 74 years old. Brian was born on August 25, 1942 in Atascadero, to Norah C. Mansfield and Franklin Wilhite. He grew up in and ...

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Biking Across America With Bob: Accidental Intersections

Editor’s Note: Here’s our third report from Bob Kaspar on the road, as he rides coast to coast from California to his hometown near Boston, Mass. As Bob wanders, so does his mind. I’m not the least bit shy about asking for information and/or directions. So while biking around Flagstaff, Arizona, on a layover day, I noticed a group of baggage-laden ...

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List-Lover Leaves Us With The Last Word

I received a ‘Memory” on Facebook the other day reminding me that I moved to Oakhurst five years ago this week. It was such an adventure leaving Salt Lake City where I had lived for 20 years, raised my children and essentially grew up. I tend not to go backwards into my memories. I would rather look forward to the ...

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Caltrans Hazard Tree Removal Last Day

MOUNTAIN AREA — Good news for anyone who has experienced delays recently on Highway 41 associated with the massive tree removal project that began last fall. After taking out 15,179 trees at a cost of $5.7 million, Caltrans spokesman Cory Burkarth says the hazard tree removal along the Highway 41 corridor north of Oakhurst will cease for the season. The last day for tree ...

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Memorial Day Service At Little Church On The Hill

OAKHURST — A Memorial Day service remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces will be offered for the community on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m. at the Little Church on the Hill in Oakhill Cemetery. The service will feature the precision a capella singing of the Bill Seaberg Trio. Fr. Gordon ...

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