Yosemite High student Jarrod Mills earns Eagle Scout rank
Jarrod Mills, a junior-to-be at Yosemite High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in May and his court of honor was June 23.
For his Eagle Scout project, Jarrod spent two days in August 2017 leading a 13-member team restoring the Taylor Log House at Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park. His work was profiled in the Sierra Star.
Oakhurst Democratic Club to hear from Yosemite park spokeswoman
Jamie Richards, public affairs officer for Yosemite National Park, is the featured speaker at the next Oakhurst Democratic Club monthly meeting on Saturday, July 7, at the Oakhurst Grill, 40530 Highway 41. A buffet breakfast is available for $8 starting at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program at 9:15. The event is open to the public.
Richards will address recent activity and future plans for the park.
Richards came to Yosemite in June 2016 after previous stops at Rocky Mountain and Joshua Tree national parks and on a detail in the National Park Service Office of Police in Washington, D.C.
The event is open to the public.
Details: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 559-641-2364.
Mountain Area represented at Fresno City College Police Academy graduation
The Fresno City College Police Academy graduates its 150th class in a ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday, June 29 in the Old Administration Building on the Fresno City College campus.
Forty-six cadets are in the 150th class, which marks more than 6,000 cadets the academy has trained since 1973.
Mountain Area cadets graduating Friday are Joshua Reina of Oakhurst and three from Mariposa: William Crane, Harold Nolen and Brandon Roberson.
Madera Sheriff’s Office recruiting
The Madera County Sheriff's Office is recruiting for cadet candidates to attend county-sponsored police academy. No experience is required.
Successful candidates will have their academy expenses covered and will be paid $21 per hour while attending the academy. In addition, the county will pay a $4,000 bonus once the candidate successfully passes probation as a Madera County deputy sheriff. This is the first time this position has been offered by the Sheriff's Office.
Applications are due by Friday, June 29 at 5 p.m. online at bit.ly/2lwKQ6E.