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Yosemite High Badgers Alumni Baseball Game This Sunday

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School seniors Chris Ward and Sage Crosswhite are organizing this year’s Badger Baseball Alumni Game for their senior project. It’s on Sunday,Oct. 14 starting at 3 p.m. at Yosemite High School. They’ve pulled together a terrific roster of players, ordered t-shirts, and even held a bake sale to help offset expenses for the cause. “I think ...

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Veterans Invited To Dinner At Minarets

O’NEALS — The 2018 Minarets Veterans’ Dinner is quickly approaching. This year, Jaycee Roberts and Lauren Childers are working to organize and put on the dinner for their Senior Legacy Experience. “We are going to make sure that the dinner will be a supportive environment for our veterans and our community,” says Jaycee Roberts, with high hopes for the success of ...

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Madera County Property Tax Bills Are In The Mail

MADERA – “It’s that time of year again,” reports Tracy Kennedy, Madera County Treasurer-Tax Collector. “We have just begun the tax season by printing and mailing our property tax bills.” Over 56,000 tax bills were mailed out, representing over $178 million in property taxes. The various bond charges and direct charges for each area are included on the tax bills. ...

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Developer Talks About Proposed Conference Center In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – What would the building of a conference center and team building facility in Oakhurst mean to the economy of Eastern Madera County? And are the citizens and the Board of Supervisors amenable to a 50 percent revenue sharing agreement on the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) in order to make it happen? Those questions will be addressed at a ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through October 7

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 1, to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Coarsegold domestic disturbance On Monday, Oct. 1 at 12:35 a.m. deputies responded to the 46000 block of Lucky Lane for a report of a domestic disturbance. Deputies arrived on scene and generated a report for ...

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YHS Water Polo Is Looking Strong

By YHS correspondent — OAKHURST — YHS Boys Water Polo improved to 4-2 in the North Sequoia League (NSL) and 9-9 overall, avenging close losses to Chowchilla and Sierra with an easy win at Chowchilla (12-3) and a convincing defeat of Sierra (11-7) at home on Oct. 4. BOYS TIED FOR FIRST IN NORTH SEQUOIA LEAGUE Their other league wins ...

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Kick Off Halloween Week With Reptile Ron At Branches Books

OAKHURST — Welcome all who creep and crawl to Branches Books & Gifts on Monday, Oct. 29, as Reptile Ron and his interactive menagerie come to visit and kick off Halloween Week festivities. During this free 45-minute event you’ll have an opportunity to learn about the exotic animals in Reptile Ron’s educational and entertaining live show. Those who wish to ...

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Be Aware – Potential Fires Lurk Throughout Your Home

SACRAMENTO – Today’s home fires burn faster than ever, says Cal Fire, and it’s time to Look, Listen and Learn during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time takes planning and ...

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Minarets Equestrian Team: A League of Their Own

By Greta Ziegler —  O’NEALS — Minarets High School is home to one of the very few school-sponsored equestrian teams in the Central Valley. Though competition with other schools is limited, the Minarets Equestrian Team dominates. In fact, they have such a prestigious competitive record that schools who do have equestrian teams do not want to compete with them. The ...

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Tee Up, Baseball Fans: Ted Lilly Badger Golf Tournament

FRIANT — Get ready to tee up for a good cause, especially if your blood runs Badger blue. Organized by the Badger Baseball Boosters to support Yosemite High School Baseball and the Yosemite Colts Travel Baseball Team, the annual Ted Lilly Golf Tournament will take place at Eagle Springs Golf Course on Saturday, Oct. 13.  The cost is $125 per player, ...

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