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A Wealth Of History Available Online From Madera Co. Library

MADERA — There is a treasure trove of images, magazines, films and even home movies from the Madera/Mariposa area available online for the public to access, thanks to the Madera County Library’s specialized History and Family Research room and their work to preserve historical records. There is film of the Hildreth Rodeo in the 1930s and the Madera County Old ...

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Relay For Life: “Together, We Can Beat Our Biggest Rival”

OAKHURST — Together, we can beat our biggest rival, say organizers, as the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Eastern Madera County kicks off its new fundraising season on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oakhurst Lutheran Church. “Our main reason for having a Kick-Off this Saturday is to get the community excited about our Relay ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Feb. 18

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. North Fork warrant citation On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 a.m. a deputy cited a subject with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant on the 32000 block of Willow Creek Drive. Coarsegold narcotics On Tuesday, Feb. 13 at ...

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Suspect Sought In Stabbing At Gas ‘N Stuff

NORTH FORK — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in North Fork last week. On Feb. 14 at approximately 7:59 a.m., Deputy Jose Villegas of Madera County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service for a reported stabbing at Gas N Stuff service station, located at 33127 Road 222 ...

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Tom Burdette Chosen North Fork Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK — The community of North Fork once again gathered at the Town Hall to choose one of their own for the honor of “Citizen of the Year.” Tom Burdette was voted most deserving from a list of 12 nominees – all of whom have made important contributions to the community over the past year. Tom was nominated by ...

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Business And Schools: Madera County Compact Mixer

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Compact will hold its Third Annual Madera County Compact Mixer on Thursday Mar. 8 in the Madera County Superintendent of Schools Conference Center at 1105 South Madera Avenue from 5 – 7:30 p.m. This is an adult only event. The Madera County Compact is sponsored by the Madera County Superintendent of Schools Office. The ...

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Minarets Link Crew Supports Middle School Transition

O’NEALS — With the school year rushing by, eighth graders throughout the Central Valley are preparing for a daunting event: freshmen year. As a way to help and support the seventh and eighth graders at Spring Valley and North Fork Elementary Schools during their transition into high school, Minarets has implemented Link Crew as a part of the Leadership class ...

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North Fork Author Michael Olwyler Hosts Book Signing Event

FRIANT –  North Fork resident Michael Olwyler will hold a book signing event in Friant on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m., for the recently published book, San Miguel de Allende & Its People, featuring photographs by his father, Peter Olwyler. The black-and-white photographs are from Peter’s Early Mexico Period between 1955 and 1971. These images are historically ...

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Repairs On Mammoth Pool Road Complete, Roadway Open

NORTH FORK – The road construction that began in December on Minarets Road – also known as Mammoth Pool and Forest Road 4S81 – is now complete. This project consisted of two sites damaged during the winter storms of 2016/2017. This is the first two of many more projects to come, to repair and improve forest roads, say USFS officials. ...

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Aaron Hall Wins North Fork Lions Club Speakers Contest

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Lions Club Speakers Contest was held last night at the Scout Building, with Aaron Hall taking top honors. Five speakers participated in the 81st annual competition, speaking on the topic, “Integrity and Civility Play What Role in Today’s Society?” Each student is allotted 10 minutes for their presentation, and are judged on the their ...

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