Monday, May 31



Canteen Coffee Time – every Monday at Happy Burger Diner from 6 to 10 a.m. for veterans and their spouses. Free coffee or tea. Narcotics Anonymous – 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Prayer and support […]

Tuesday, June 1



Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Methodist Church Parish Hall on Sixth Street at 9:30 to 11 a.m. For information call 966-6061 or 374- 3280. Senior Center – Bridge at 9 a.m. Bootjack Stompers: Square and line dance workshop at Bootjack Stompers Hall. Line dance class with George Morrell begins at 6 p.m. Square dance class for new dancers with Bill […]

Wednesday, June 2



Community Connections – meets for coffee, visiting, soup, or to play games from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meets at Old Schoolhouse at the corner of Dexter and Cuneo, Greeley Hill. Everyone is welcome. Narcotics Anonymous – 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Upper Room Community Women’s Bible Study – meets at the senior center in […]

Thursday, June 3



Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Mariposa Rotary – meets at 7 a.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. Information is available at www.mariposarotary.org. Writers’ Workshop – every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. All genres: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. Everyone welcome. For […]

TIME SAVING SECRETS for Busy Cooks



Looking for a way to get out of the kitchen to enjoy warm weather activities with friends and family? Here’s a secret for cooks looking for time-saving   shortcuts that won’t com pro mise the taste of homemade meals. Fully cooked, roasted chicken sliced to desired thickness at the deli counter can save hours of prepara tion time for dishes […]

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log



May 17: •Horses were on Old Highway. •There was a tree on Highway 140. •A cow was on Hidalgo Way. •Threats were reported from Coakley Circle. May 18: •Someone heard loud, banging noises at PD Quick. •There was a large rodent in a garage on Creekview Road. •Deputies responded to a family dispute on Smith Road. •An argument was reported […]

Mariposa County Fire Department Response log



Monday, May 17 through Sunday, May 23 MCFD call log consists of twelve stations located throughout the Mariposa community responding to countywide incidents. EMS: 13 Fire: 1 Public assist: 2 Vehicle accident: 3 Spotlight Call of the Week: Saturday, May 22, vehicle accident; motorcycle down call on Hite’s Cove Road. County Fire assisted Mariposa County Sherriff Search and Rescue Team […]

Birth Announcement



Jeremy and Sarah Jacobs have announced the birth of their second son, Christian Michael Jacobs, whom they nicknamed CJ. CJ was born on Feb. 22 at 12:35 p.m., in Fresno and weighed six pounds, 15 ounces. He was welcomed home by his big brother Skylar. His paternal grandparents are Roy and Linda Jacobs, his maternal grandparents are Michael and Karen […]

Memorial mass set for Barnes



Monsignor Joseph C. Barnes, former pastor of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mariposa, died in May. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John’s Cathedral in Fresno on May 14. Since many local residents were not able to attend, a memorial mass is being held in Mariposa, on Saturday May 29, at 10 a.m. for everyone in the […]

PBC invites kids to VBS



Ponderosa Basin Chapel will be hosting a Vacation Bible School event called “Egypt” on June 14 through 18 from 9 a.m to 11:30 a.m. for children 4-years-old through sixth grade. Kids will step back in time at Egypt, exploring the life of Joseph. They will participate in a memorable Bibletimes marketplace, sing catchy songs, play teamwork building games, dig into […]