October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

SUV and semi collide on Highway 140 last week

A semi rear-ended an SUV on Highway 140 last week, but there were no serious injuries.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 11:48 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Agriculture seminar set in Cathey’s Valley

The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension, will host the 2016 Hot Topics in Forest Pest Management Seminar.  It will be Nov. More...

Eastern part of County receives heaviest rainfall

Steady rain blanketed Mariposa County most of last weekend. It was the first rain of any significance for many months. According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, the eastern portion of the County received the heaviest rain. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 10 - 17

EMS - 3 Fires - 1 Public Assists - 0 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Deadline approaching quickly for 4-H enrollment in Mariposa County

The 2016-17 Mariposa County 4-H program year started Oct. More...

DIRT FLIES

Inaugural FFA tractor pull deemed success by officials

The engines were roaring last weekend.  On Saturday, Oct. More...

Dems planning election night meeting

The Mariposa County Democratic Club will be having and election watch party on Nov. 8.  The event will be from 5-9 p.m. More...

Wise Guys to perform at hospital fundraiser

“Under the Tuscany Stars” is the theme of this year’s annual Black & White Ball fundraiser by the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation.  The ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. More...

TV celeb ‘Horny Mike’ makes appearance during car show

‘Counting Cars’ star assists with Mariposa event

Michael Henry — or as some know him, “Horny Mike” — is a television star, but you’d never know it.  Henry, one of the stars of the History Channel’s “Counting Cars,” mingled just as any regular Joe More...

Sex crime case delayed

The sentencing of a former Mariposa County School District student teacher accused of sex crimes has been delayed.  Richard Timothy Oswald, 26, was supposed to be sentenced on Monday of this week in Mariposa County Superior Court.  However, More...

Your photos

Reader Jon Robbins of Mariposa submitted this photo taken of the American flag that flies near the west entrance of Mariposa. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 10 - A suspicious person was reported on 6th Street. • There was a vandalism report taken on Blade Creek Road. • Vandalism was investigated on Jones Street. • Deputies investigated a snake issue on St. Andrews Drive.  More...

County CAO search is narrowed to four candidates

The list of candidates to replace the current Mariposa County chief administrative officer is down to four people.  Mary Hodson, the current CAO, is leaving at the end of the year.  Steve Johnson, director of Mariposa County Human Resources More...

All Saints candlelight ceremony scheduled Nov. 2 in Hornitos

Each Nov. 2 in Hornitos, a candle-lit procession winds its way up the hill toward St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and to the cemetery beyond in observance of the ancient feast of All Soul’s Day.  More...

Honoring those who serve

The second annual “Field of Service — Past and Present” will honor those who serve, such as military members, emergency first responders, firefighting personnel, law enforcement and More...

Fall festival in Cathey’s Valley offers fun for all

Fall Festival is a community event happening Sunday, Oct. 23, from noon-4 p.m. at Cathey’s Valley Park. This is an occasion for children to celebrate Halloween and for the community to get together and enjoy each other’s company. More...

Hospital board candidates share views on issues

The questions Here are the five questions asked of each candidate running for the John C. Fremont Hospital Board of Directors. Their corresponding answers appear on this page. There are six candidates running for the board with three open seats. 1. More...

IN BRIEF...

Hospital ball set for Nov. 5   “Under the Tuscany Stars” is the theme of this year’s annual Black & White Ball fundraiser by the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation.  The Ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. More...

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