Mexican National identified as armed assailant in carjacking



Javier Vianco-FloresLate last Friday afternoon, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office announced that a Ramey arrest warrant has been issued for Javier Vivanco Flores who is suspected of brandishing a rifle during a terrorizing carjacking on Bear Valley Road on Sept. 30. A Ramey warrant is a term used to describe an arrest warrant issued prior to the court filing of […]

Gingerbread dancers



Butterfly Ballet Dance Studio is presenting “Christmas With Mrs. Clause.” The show happens at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 3 at Mariposa High School Auditorium. Tickets are $6; ages 4 and under are free. Tickets are available from any of the dancers, at the door, or at the studio, which is located across from the visitor center at the four-way stop sign […]

Counting Blessings

Lord’s Pantry continues its sharing ministry

Associate Pastor Norm Wehman says words of blessing over close to four tons of food before the bounty was distributed at Mariposa Revival Center’s The Lord’s Pantry event a week ago.Pastor Henry Falany didn’t know what he was getting into when he launched a drive to feed local folks 15 years ago. Fred Silva remembers. The Midpines resident recalls early […]

Grizzly green turns blue



Kevin Shenk, center, a 2011 graduate of Mariposa County High School and former Grizzly basketball player, was on national television on Nov. 18 when he sat in the front row of the Duke-Davidson basketball game. Shenk, a freshman at Duke, said he and his friends waited for the tickets from 6:30 a.m. on game day. Collectively, with blue letters painted […]

Bears varsity all-stars



The Mariposa Youth Football Bears varsity players selected for the Trans Valley Youth Football south allstar team are pictured, from left, Brett McCutchen,Trey Lewis, Alex Saenz, Jared Lynch and Bradley Chambers. The game was in Delhi on Nov. 12, and the south won 26-6…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Grizzly basketball opens this weekend



The 14th annual Mariposa County High School basketball alumni game is scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 26, in the Loyd Hobby Gymnasium. The games marks the beginning of the Grizzly boys’ basketball season. A full day of games begin at 1:30 p.m., when Mariposa Middle School’s Bears will play the seventh/ eighth grade game. At 3 p.m., the MCHS freshmen […]

Lady Grizzlies land all-league volleyball honors



The two dominant volleyball teams in the Southern Athletic League managed to land three players each on the league’s All-SAL rosters after voting by the coaches last week. Mariposa (12-2), which claimed second place in league play with just two losses, both to unbeaten champ Ripon Christian (14-0), placed junior offensive standout Khrissy Schellentrager, sophomore defensive specialist Claire Bullis, and […]

Luna is DPHS student of the month



ANGELINA LUNADon Pedro High School student of the month for November is senior Angelina Luna. Luna is described as an outstanding student with a positive attitude and enthusiastic personality. She is extremely helpful as an office aid. She is a very focused on her academic studies. Luna, the daughter of Debra Muniz of La Grange/Don Pedro, is dedicated and hard […]

MES piano gets a tune-up



Pioneer Market funded the tuning of the badly out-of-tune piano at MES. Pictured are the appreciative MES parents and staff, Katherine Ogilvie, Patty Bryson, and Glenda Brower, with musician and piano tuner Ken Keunig, and piano players Syndney Keeton and Audrey Ogilvie. In addition, through the one percent of receipts cash to schools program, Pioneer Market funded the purchase of […]

Scary stories come to the MCHS stage



Audiences can get “scared stiff” in the winter chill of December with this year’s first Mariposa County High School Drama Club production: “Things that go bump in the night,” written and directed by Bryan Starchman. This collection of four scary stories was recently published and is being produced acorss the country. In “The Survivor,” the audience meets the sole survivor […]