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Coarsegold’s Clothing Swap

Coarsegold 4-H is committed to volunteering and providing community service to people in our community. Our mission is to make the best better as our 4-H pledge states, ” (I) pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health for better living, for my club, my community, my country, and my world.”

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John Reed will run for supervisor

John Reed, Oakhurst realtor, contractor and current member of the Madera County Planning Commission representing District 5, has announced he will run for District 5 supervisor in 2018.

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Art drive underway for YWAM trip to Greece

Until the end of December, a fundraising drive is underway that will raise money for art supplies to be sent with students from the Youth With a Mission (YWAM) program on their trip to Greece, which they will provide to Syrian refugees.

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Sierra Meadows concert

Sierra Meadows in conjunction with Coolwater offers the final concert of the year featuring Tony Furtado, 8 p.m., Dec. 9 inside the clubhouse. Dawn Pliche and Willow Creek Catering will sell food and drink beginning at 7 p.m.

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Tenaya Lodge lights up the holidays

This past weekend was a moment of both celebration and an outpouring of support for children at Tenaya Lodge, as the resort, with help from guest of honor Jamie Parmer, lit up its widely-loved holiday tree and collected toys to help out needy families.

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Community View - week of December 1

YHS latest production of the classic Our Town, Doughnut with a Deputy event at Judys Donuts in Oakhurst, California voters banned single-use plastic bags, Free Dentistry Day, The Amazing Birds of Ecuador

Obituaries

Obituary - Archie Macaulay

Archie Macaulay died Nov. 22, 2016 at the age of 88. He was born Jan. 7, 1928 in Vancouver, Canada and came to the U.S. by way of a Rotary scholarship in the late 1940s to attend Pepperdine University, which he graduated from in 1950.

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News Briefs - week of December 1

☆ Coarsegold tree lighting Believe in Christmas ☆ A Charlie Brown Christmas ☆ Bass Lake court ☆ Drive Smart ☆ Share the Warmth ☆ Opening ceremony ☆ Volunteer of the Year ☆ Flu shots Friday

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Nutritional education for moms

The Women Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program, a federally funded program funneled through Madera County Public Health, was created to educate pregnant women and new mothers on how they and their young children can eat well and stay healthy.

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Vandalism outbreak in Mountain Area

On Nov. 21, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office responded to a string of burglary and vandalism incidents throughout the Mountain Area. Two burglaries were reported on Highway 41, followed by vandalism on Road 425A, and Oak Park Way, all of it in the span of four hours from 6-10 p.m., with no arrests made.

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Firefighters douse Highway 41 grass fire

Two engines from the Fresno Fire Department respond to a grass fire along Highway 41 at the Olive Avenue underpass on Monday afternoon, Aug. 29. According to bystander Mona Nunez, the fire started around 1:30 p.m. near the chain-link fence at the bottom of the embankment. There was no immediate word from the fire department on a cause.
Gary Funk gfunk@fresnobee.com
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Firefighters douse Highway 41 grass fire

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8-4-16 Assemblyman Patterson Adjourns in Memory of Robert Reagan

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CHP helicopter rescues sick hiker from near Edison Lake

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