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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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Verdict Is In On Ahwahnee Drug Deal That Ended In Murder

BASS LAKE — After two weeks of testimony in the murder trial of Ahwahnee resident Craig Anthony Fetty, the jury has reached a verdict. Fetty, 30, was found guilty on all charges in Bass Lake Superior Court today, for beating and stabbing to death Dennis Dolan, 68, also of Ahwahnee. The jury found him guilty of first degree murder with ...

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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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Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club Members Achieve Big Goals

OAKHURST — Great things are happening every single day the doors fly open at the Oakhurst Boys and Girls Club — which, by the way, is available for local youth this week while school is out. Members recently went toe-to-toe with valley youth in events involving speech and essay writing, and the results are terrific. After months of serious preparation, ...

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“Little Fires Everywhere” For Branches’ Book Club

OAKHURST — Join in with friends, neighbors and other bibliophiles as Branches Books & Gifts launches Branches Book Club beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 28th at 2 p.m. The book for discussion is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Open to the public and focusing mainly on current bestselling fiction and occasionally nonfiction selections, the club will be led by Cindy ...

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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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Tenaya Lodge Interview Days And Hiring Fairs

FISH CAMP — Tenaya Lodge is seeking qualified candidates to join their hospitality team. Interviews will be conducted on-site at the Tenaya Lodge Recruitment Center for part time and full time positions with flexible start dates. No appointment is necessary. Delaware North, which owns Tenaya Lodge, is hiring in areas which may include host, concierge, banquet server, expediter, cook, administrative ...

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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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Chloe DePledge Takes Top Honors In “Poetry Out Loud”

MADERA – Chloe DePledge, of Glacier High School, won First Place at the Poetry Out Loud finals in Madera, and now advances to the State Finals Competition in Sacramento. On Saturday, Feb. 10, Madera County Arts Council hosted the Madera County Finals Competition for Poetry Out Loud at Circle Gallery. Students from Madera High School, Madera South High School, Liberty ...

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How Dinner In February Honors Maggie McBride

OAKHURST — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) will gather next on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Taqueria Plazuelas to embrace Maggie McBride. The evening of food, fundraising and friendship begins at 6 p.m. Maggie McBride is a hard-working mother of three, married to firefighter Thomas McBride. In May of 2016, Maggie went in for a routine medical check-up and was diagnosed ...

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