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Respond with grace, not with any bitterness

PASTOR’S CORNER

Allison ByerleyCan you hold a grudge? I’ve met some people in my life who could recite to you every small hurt inflicted upon them from the time they were very small to the present day. They never forgot an angry word or slight, real or imagined. Do you know anyone like that? It’s not surprising that those same people are […]

Card of Thanks

Thank you, Jim Allen, plumber, for your help with the repair of my plumbing problem at no charge. I appreciated that you worked through the triple-digit weather and dug down four feet of muddy water to the area of the leak, a hole in the pipe. My neighbor, Hank Lane, also received much of the water spill-off on his property […]

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank Jim Allen for coming to my 90-year-old neighbor’s aid to fix a plumbing leak that had been getting steadily worse for some time. She is on a very limited budget and simply could not afford to pay a plumber. I had called every agency I could think of and was turned down by every one. […]

IN BRIEF …

Shoe vouchers offered Manna House of Mariposa is giving shoe vouchers to needy school age children. The vouchers will be available starting Friday, Aug. 3 for children entering the Head Start Program through students entering their senior year of high school. Mariposa County residents may come to Manna House between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday to receive […]

Find the path to devotion, wherever it takes you

PASTOR’S CORNER

Allison ByerleyIn December of 2013, I had my annual meeting with my District Superintendent. In the course of our meeting, she asked me, “How is it with your soul? How’s your spiritual life?” And it brought me up short. I decided to take a risk and be honest. “I’ve gotten away from my spiritual disciplines,” I confessed. “I’ve let time […]

IN BRIEF …

National Night Out coming National Night Out, a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. A community block party will be held in the Foster Ace Hardware parking lot, located at 5188 Highway 49 South. Participating agencies, including CAL FIRE, Mariposa County Probation, Mariposa Safe Families, Mariposa […]

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Oddfellows host catfish dinner On Saturday, July 28, the Lafayette Lodge #65 Odd Fellows will host the 11th Annual Catfish Dinner, from 3-7 p.m. at the La Grange Odd Fellows Hall. Tickets are available by calling (209) 916-5086. The IOOF Hall is located off Highway 132, just east of the intersection of Highway J-59. For more information, call Chris at […]

Card of Thanks

Thank you very much to the lady who paid for my groceries at Pioneer on Tuesday, smiled and left before I could catch up with you. I hadn’t replaced my card in its slot and was searching for it. Found it shortly after. You can be sure I will pay your kindness forward. Caroline Wenger Korn … An online subscription […]

Card of Thanks

Thank you to CAL FIRE, Mariposa Volunteer Fire and neighbors who so quickly responded to a sudden fire at our ranch on Ben Hur. I really appreciate your dedication all year, everywhere. But I am especially thankful today. Safety and blessings to you. Dee Kay … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

IN BRIEF …

Oddfellows host catfish dinner On Saturday, July 28, the Lafayette Lodge #65 Odd Fellows will host the 11th Annual Catfish Dinner, from 3-7 p.m. at the La Grange Odd Fellows Hall. Pre-sale tickets are available at the breakfast or by calling (209) 916-5086. The IOOF Hall is located off Highway 132, just east of the intersection of Highway J-59. For […]


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