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The Trespassers, Bodie 601 to play

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

Bodie 601Music on the Green rolls into the last three weekends of the 2018 season this weekend. There will be the return of Bodie 601 on Friday, Aug. 10, and on Saturday, Aug. 11, hometown favorites The Trespassers take the Mariposa County Art Park stage. Back by popular demand, Bodie 601 take their name from the ghost town in the […]

Bootjack 49ers 4-H Club elects its new officers

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

This summer has been fun for the Bootjack 49ers 4-H Club. On June 2, several members of the club participated in 4-H State Field Day at UC Davis. Laurel Wagner received a gold medal for her presentation on fire preparation in the senior division and High Point Senior for her photography. Nina and Robyn Sharrar were awarded medals for placing […]

Hospital dealing with effects of Ferguson Fire

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

Kristen Clayton, chief nursing officer for the John C. Fremont Healthcare District, said the Ferguson Fire has created difficult situations for the hospital’s home health and hospice department. Many of the patients have had to seek refuge at shelters or leave Mariposa County to seek better air conditions. “It’s been difficult for them,” said Clayton. “The air quality has been […]

Strong group of directors

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

This photo was taken recently of the Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County Board of Directors who are serving in 2018-2019. From left are: Mhyrianna Root, Pastoral Adviser Sharon Amundson, Juanita DeLucia, President Bob Kirchner, Phyllis Becker, Melinda Abeles, Jim Evans, Anne Dolchanczyk, Executive Director Roger Powell, Andrew van Wyhe, George Heiss and Cathy Owens. Not pictured are Art Baggett, […]

Shirts being sold to honor Varney, help raise funds

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

Shown are the new memorial T-shirts that honor Braden Varney. A design studio in the region has decided to use its creative energy to help raise money for the family of fallen firefighter Braden Varney. Lawson Studios and its subsidiary, DeerTee, created unisex shirts in honor of Varney, and all proceeds will be donated to Varney’s wife and two children. […]

Youth performs 30 random acts of kindness

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

Hannah Faris, 7, decided to take time this summer to serve her community in 30 different ways. Submitted photoBlack belt candidate Hannah Farris, 7, from the Oakhurst dojo of Mariposa Martial Arts Academy spent much of her summer doing something that few children her age do. She gave back to the community, expecting nothing in return. Between mid-June and mid-July, […]

Writer: Wichmann ‘in high regard’ among Titans

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

Tennessee Titans offensive linemen Elijah Nkansah (70), Aaron Stinnie (61), Cody Wichmann (68) and Matt Diaz (75) run a drill on July 30, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. AP Photo by Mark Humphrey Local football star Cody Wichmann has been in the news a lot lately, as the National Football League’s 2018- 19 season nears. Wichmann, 26, is hoping to earn […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

By ohtadmin | August 09, 2018

July 30-Aug. 5 • EMS – 1 • Fires – 4 • Public Assists – 2 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available […]

Interested in a career as a wildlife officer? Now is the time

By ohtadmin | August 02, 2018

California Wildlife Officer Jorge Paz is shown. Submitted photo by CDFWDo you have a love of the outdoors and a passion for fish and wildlife conservation? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED) is currently accepting applications for wildlife officers and cadets. Applicants who are not current peace officers must fill out a warden cadet […]

New dairy princess crowned

By ohtadmin | August 02, 2018

Sophia Vander Dussen of El Nido was selected as the 2018 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 6. The crowning took place before close to 325 dairy industry members and their families and friends recently at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock. Retiring Dairy Princess Makayla Toste ended her reign by turning over the title […]