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Trunk Or Treat At Mariposa’s Historic Courthouse

MARIPOSA — For trunkers, set-up starts at 4 p.m. There’s also a contest for best-decorated trunk — vehicles and attached trunk must be incorporated into the display. Mariposa Safe Families, Inc. (MSF) was founded in 2003 as the Child Abuse Prevention Council for Mariposa County. The goal of MSF is to promote safe and healthy families by collaborating with service ...

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Celebrating The Life Of Carl Chartier

OAKHURST — On October 12, 2018, Carl Eugene Chartier, 69, peacefully left Earth for his place within the stars. Carl was born September 25, 1949 in Kankakee, Illinois. After serving in the Air Force, he moved to Oakhurst, where he worked for Andrew’s Electric for 30 years as an electrician. In 2002, Carl met Cheryce when they became neighbors. They ...

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Trunk ‘N Treat On Halloween At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Community College Center and the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host a Trunk-N-Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Oakhurst College Campus. All local children and families are welcome to attend this free event. Volunteer “Trunkers” will decorate themselves and their cars and provide candy or treats for ...

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Oakhurst And Madera Vote Centers Are Now Open

MADERA COUNTY – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters, wants to remind voters that vote centers in Oakhurst and Madera are now open. VOTE CENTERS Madera County Government Center, Lobby, 200 W. 4th Street, Madera Oakhurst Community Center, Pavilion, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst These Vote Centers (above) are open Oct. 27 to Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to ...

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Focus On OCI Staff: Amy Smith

OAKHURST — This week we are focusing on one of our 6th grade teachers, Ms. Amy Smith. She has been teaching for thirteen years in total, but has only taught for five years in Oakhurst, and loves it! When Ms. Smith graduated from high school she went to college to become a biologist. After completing two years toward her biology ...

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Safe And Spooky: North Fork Trunk Or Treat

NORTH FORK — How much candy can one kid eat? Find out at the Halloween Trunk ‘n Treat at the Post Office parking lot in North Fork, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The parking lot will be roped off for safety and the North Fork fire truck will be on hand to give kids a special ...

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Public Coffee House Serves Free Meals To Homeless And Elderly

NORTH FORK – Public Coffee House in North Fork is working toward becoming a community outreach and youth center. Starting on Oct. 26 and 27, and every last Friday and Saturday of the month, PCH will be holding an end-of-month Free Feeding Program for the homeless of the mountain area and the elderly who are alone; but all are welcome ...

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Wildcats’ Color Run Raises Over $7,500

By Barbara Irion — AHWAHNEE — Wasuma Elementary School’s PTA held its first Color Run to raise money for the activities it provides for students throughout the year. This includes assemblies, field trips, music instruction, family movie nights, academic pentathlon, spelling bee, and book fair — to name a few. Students collected pledges per lap, or flat donations, from family ...

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This is Us: Carolyn Enlow

Carolyn Enlow

I set the world record in gold panning – women’s division in 1978, and because of that, I’m in the 1979 Guinness Book of World Records. It was a competition that started in the fifties and went until the eighties. In the late sixties my husband and I decided we wanted to start gold panning, so we had been doing ...

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Minarets Show Band Rocks

By Katherine Odgers — O’NEALS — Minarets Show Band members had the honor of performing at the Madera Compact Luncheon on Sep. 28 at the Madera Courthouse. They had been working hard on their techniques and songs for the performance and many of the songs performed varied from classic favorites like Hit Me With Your Best Shot, I Love Rock ...

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