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Funeral Services for Debbie Kathleen Walser

The family of Debbie Kathleen Walser announces the passing of their beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Mrs. Walser, 61, of North Fork, was most recently a homemaker and held many jobs over the years in North Fork. Friends are welcome to attend her service, which will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...

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Minarets Car Show Helps Students Get to Europe

Students move closer to their goal in fundraising for European trip O’NEALS — Students, parents and teachers have been working hard over the past several months raising money for what is sure to be a life-changing experience for some 25 students at Minarets High School. On Oct. 6, the campus in O’Neals sparkled with the gleam of chrome and bright ...

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'Helping One Woman' Helps Entire Family

Women’s Group Helps Mom of Cancer-Stricken Baby OAKHURST – Glasses will be raised and tears shed over a shared story as mountain area women are invited to attend a Helping One Woman (H.O.W.) dinner and fundraiser at the Queen’s Inn Wine Bar on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. H.O.W. is a nonprofit woman’s organization that meets monthly for an ...

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'Holes' Plays This Week At YHS Theater

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present “Holes,” a stage version of the award-winning novel and film by Louis Sachar, at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 – 17, in the YHS Performing Arts Center. The well-loved story follows Stanley, a teenage boy who is supposedly affected by a family “curse,” and has been wrongly accused ...

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2 Construction Projects Will Slow Traffic In The Area

Two road impovement projects are under way in the area, and motorists need to prepare for delays. Drivers headed north out of Oakhurst should expect traffic delays on Highway 41 between Cedar Valley and Fish Camp. From Oct. 15 through Oct. 19, the pavement rehab project will continue on both sides of the road. No construction work will be done ...

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Tip Leads Deputy To Third Burglary Suspect

MADERA – A third suspect is behind bars tonight following his arrest in connection with a residential burglary in Chowchilla last week. Sheriff John Anderson said in a press release that he credits local media for helping reach Madera County residents, who provided the information necessary for the arrest.

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Neighborhood Volunteers Target Roadsides This Weekend

Miller’s Landing donates grand prize EASTERN MADERA COUNTY – Volunteers with Keep Our Mountains Beautiful (KOMB) will be rolling up their collective sleeves at Roadside Litter Cleanup day on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. If you choose to participate as well, every time you fill and return a trash bag, you’ll be awarded a ticket for the ...

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Artist Spotlight: Barry Shrewsbury

“Intuitive chaos.” That’s how North Fork artist Barry Shrewsbury describes his mixed media art, his website and his method of painting. Shrewsbury said he often mixes latex household paint with acrylics to create his artwork. Sometimes he incorporates small objects such as buttons, sand, pebbles or paperclips. Even his canvases vary in size, because every one of his abstract paintings ...

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Zombies Invade Mountain Town In Search Of Funds

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Zombie Walk drags into town for the third consecutive year, on Saturday, Oct. 20, starting at Cause 4 Paws Thrift Store and ending with an “undead after-party” for participants who pay $5 to join in the gory fun. Make-up and costume assembly is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the thrift store, with the walk ...

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Tables Are Set For Soroptimist Luncheon

OAKHURST – Soroptimist International of the Sierras invites mountain area women to the Annual Fall Soup & Salad Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Oakhurst. Lunch includes soups, salads, dessert and beverages, and take-out is available. An early bird raffle at 12:15 p.m. and another drawing at 1 p.m. feature ...

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