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New Auto Parts Store To Open In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — The building at the corner of Highways 41 and 49 in Oakhurst has been the site of many a restaurant over the years, but it will soon be the location of a new auto parts store. AutoZone is scheduled to open a 7,000 sq. ft. store the end of July. According to a Madera County official, the company ...

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Little Church On The Hill Hosts Easter Sunrise Service

OAKHURST –  Everyone is invited to attend as the historic “Little Church on the Hill” will be host to its first Easter Sunrise Service in more than 30 years on Sunday, Apr. 1, at 7 a.m. Over the years after its restoration, the Little Church on the Hill has been host to weddings, baptisms, memorials and numerous veteran celebrations. However, ...

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Memorial Service For Loretta McKee

OAKHURST – A memorial service for Loretta McKee will be held at Sierra Vista Presbyterian church at 2 p.m. on Saturday Mar. 24. Loretta was a long-time North Fork Resident and co-owner of North Fork Hardware for many years. She died at the age of 87 on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. In 2002, Loretta was honored as North Fork Citizen ...

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Head-On Crash Stalls Traffic On Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

OAKHURST – A head-on collision north of Oakhurst blocked traffic for a short time today near the Road 222 turnoff. Just before 4 p.m., a 24-year-old Oakhurst man was northbound in a Pontiac Grand Am at a stated speed of 50 mph, when he crossed over the center line into oncoming traffic, according to CHP at the scene. A 39-year-old ...

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Train Now To Volunteer At A Red Cross Shelter

OAKHURST – Remember last summer when the devastating Detwiler Fire hit, and you were wondering what you could do to help? Now is the time to register for the Red Cross Shelter Boot Camp, right here in the mountains. Red Cross volunteers put compassion into action every day, and your help is needed to man the Red Cross shelters when ...

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Free Workshop For New Animal Disaster Team Members, Join Now

OAKHURST — Are you interested in helping to save animals during the wildland fire season? Join the Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) at this free workshop to learn how you can become a team member. The “Introduction to the CCADT Volunteer Orientation Workshop” will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the California Highway ...

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Audubon Program Examines Status Of Wolves In California

Contributed by Len McKenzie — Wolves hold a prominent place in both human history and the human psyche. Integral to that history were the ecological relationships they evolved over time on the earth’s continental land masses. American and Eurasian folklore and literature are replete with characterizations and imagery of wolves, usually negative (remember “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Three Little ...

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Lawson Studios Moves Into New Oakhurst Location

OAKHURST –  Lawson Studios, which recently acquired Idea Print Work, is excited to announce their new location at 40091 Enterprise Drive, Suite A, in Oakhurst, catty-corner from Oakhurst Feed and Pet Supply. “The new location is perfect for our needs and we are excited to create a space that reflects our creativeness and artistic personalities,” said partner Heather Lawson. You’ll ...

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Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Another Stolen Vehicle And Arrest Suspect

OAKHURST — For the second time in two days, Madera County Sheriff’s Mountain night deputies have recovered a stolen vehicle to be returned to its rightful owner. On Feb. 19, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received information from Colusa Police Department that a vehicle reported stolen from their jurisdiction was in the Oakhurst area. Sheriff’s deputies promptly began following leads ...

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CHP Officer Kaci Lutz Heads Back Out On Patrol

OAKHURST — Many mountain area residents know CHP Officer Kaci Lutz from taking her classes at the Oakhurst Area CHP Office. Her Age Well, Drive Smart classes always filled up early, and teens got a good start behind the wheel at her Start Smart classes. In a few weeks, Officer Lutz will be passing the baton to a new Public ...

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