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Celebration Of Life For Sam Krucki

Beloved by family and cherished by friends, Samuel Lee Krucki passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2019. His loss has had a profound impact on those who knew and loved him. Sam was born on February 22, 1997 in Fresno, California, to Micheal Allen and Launa Lee Krucki. He grew up in Oakhurst, California where he lived with his grandpa ...

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Celebration Of Life For William “Bill” Reetz

Beloved father, grandfather and friend William (Bill) Reetz, 75, passed peacefully on July 23, 2019, at his cabin in Cedar Valley, Oakhurst, CA. Born on December 3, 1943 to Maurice and Margaret Reetz, Bill graduated from Fresno State and, in the foothills, was a member of the local Mason Lodge and Rotarian group. Bill proudly owned and operated the local ...

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Free Backpacks And Blessings At Sierra Pines Church

OAKHURST — The beginning of a new school year can be exciting, filled with new clothes, new haircuts and school supplies. At this same time, there are families in our community that dread the new school year, wondering how they will afford all the costs. For another year, the Women’s Ministry at Sierra Pines Church wants to help meet this ...

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Celebration Of Life For Roberta Lee Gonzalez

Beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend Roberta Lee Gonzalez passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 26, 2019. Born to Eugene and Winette Scott on October 10,1957, Roberta served Oakhurst and the surrounding communities for 30 years with her warm and friendly nature and her passion for developing relationships. She is survived by her children Melissa Gonzalez, Elizabeth Pond ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Victorian Era Architecture

By Sal Maccarone — Preceded by the Georgian era, the Victorian era refers to the reign of Queen Victoria. At 63 years-plus years (1837-1901), her reign in the United Kingdom was the longest of any monarch until recently as her great-great-granddaughter Queen Elizabeth II now holds the new record. In terms of progress and architecture, though, Queen Victoria ushered in ...

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Winnie the Pooh KIDS! At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST — Step into the world inspired by the classic children’s book and animation as the young players from Golden Chain Theatre’s 2019 Summer Workshop bring to life the timeless tale of everyone’s favorite teddy bear. Come see your favorite characters including Pooh Bear, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Eeyore as they band together to rescue their friend Christopher Robin in ...

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Students At Six Schools Recognized For Perfect Attendance

OAKHURST — North Fork Elementary student Dean Farmer is dedicated to his education and that stick-to-it attitude was rewarded at school’s end this year, when he was given a sweet new trail bike for his efforts. Six local elementary schools awarded bikes donated by Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis for students who achieved perfect attendance this year, according to Kiwanis member Jim ...

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County Code Enforcement Officers On Lookout For ‘Bad Neighbors’

MADERA — What can a mountain area property owner do when a neighbor’s grass grows head high or a rusty old junker has been parked out front since the 1990s? Call the Madera County code enforcement department — or better yet, file a complaint online. Madera County receives hundreds of citizen-generated complaints a year, according to Joe Trujillo, the County’s ...

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From Helping Hands To YHS Special Education

OAKHURST — The board of directors of Helping Hands Pregnancy & Parenting Center have announced the resignation of Nancy Rhodes, Executive Director, effective July 15, 2019. “Nancy has accepted a position in the Special Education Department at Yosemite High School,” Helping Hands said in a press release sent out this week. “We are praying God will bless her richly as ...

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‘Honor Is Everything’ In Japan: YHS Wrestler Nic Guynn On Cultural Exchange

By Anne Guynn — OAKHURST — Yosemite High School (YHS) junior Nicolas Guynn returned on June 30 from a ten-day wrestling tour in Japan with Team USA California’s Cultural Exchange Program. From Tokyo, the thirteen-member team and three coaches flew to Okinawa where they trained and competed for three days. Next, they flew to Kagoshima where they boarded chartered buses, ...

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