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La Sierra Guild Luncheon And Basket Raffle

OAKHURST — La Sierra Guild is celebrating their 20th Annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon and Basket Raffle on Friday, May 4, with all proceeds to benefit Valley Children’s Hospital. This year’s event will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and El Cid Restaurant is preparing delicious food for the luncheon. The meal includes ...

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PG&E Warns Customers Of Recent Phone Scams

FRESNO – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of ongoing scam phone calls with criminals threatening to shut off power if a payment is not made. PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immediately using a Green Dot card ...

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Sentence Handed Down In Ahwahnee Murder Case

BASS LAKE – An Ahwahnee man found guilty of murder on Feb. 21 was sentenced today in Bass Lake Superior Court. Craig Fetty, 30, was convicted of beating and stabbing to death Dennis Dolan, 68, also of Ahwahnee. The jury found Fetty guilty of first degree murder with the special allegation of use of a deadly weapon, first degree burglary, ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 22

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 16 to Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018. Oakhurst Search and Rescue deployed On Monday, Apr. 16 at 8:26 a.m. a deputy received a call regarding two people possibly stranded or stuck in the snow up by Fresno Dome Camp Ground. Multiple attempts to ...

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Time To Watch For Rattlesnakes

CALIFORNIA — As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. Although most snakes in the state are harmless, the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) reminds the public to steer clear of the venomous rattlesnake and know what to do if ...

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Logging Truck Crash On Highway 49 Stops Traffic

AHWAHNEE – A three-vehicle crash on Highway 49 on Thursday stopped traffic in both directions and sent two people to the hospital. Just before 3:30 p.m. on Apr. 19, Corbet Jones, 51, of Fresno was southbound on Highway 49 near Hilltop Lane in a 2015 Kenworth logging truck with an attached trailer. Just as Jones began negotiating a right-hand corner ...

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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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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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