See others like God


Allison ByerleyDid you know that you can find out the most popular New Year’s resolutions? Google tracks what searches people make on their site, and by looking at the searches around Jan. 1, we can tell what people are trying to change in the new year. Not surprisingly, losing weight is one of the top resolutions! Our society is focused […]

Annual conference being planned in March

In March, Henry and Grace Falany and the Mariposa Revival Center will be hosting the fourth “Mother Lode Gold Rush Conference.” The four-day event will take place March 8-11. Attendance will include people from around the state. The guest speakers are Rick and Lori Taylor, directors of The Healing Rooms of Santa Maria and the National Directors of the United […]

Jewish community sets several upcoming events

The Mother Lode Jewish Community is celebrating Tu B’Shvat ( Jewish Arbor Day) on Sunday, Feb. 11. Tu B’Shvat, also known as the “New Year for Trees,” is considered the Jewish Arbor Day. In the Mother Lode communities, there is a wide variety of trees and plants. Organizers said this is a time to celebrate this Jewish holiday and be […]

Dr. King wanted us to love one another


Allison ByerleyOn Monday, Jan. 15, we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. In memory of Dr. King, I share these words he preached in 1957: “You remember when Abraham Lincoln was running for president of the United States, there was a man who ran all around the country talking about Lincoln. He said a lot of bad things about Lincoln, a […]

God better than the rotten judge


Dave GundersonJesus told the story of a rotten judge. Most likely he was appointed by King Herod or the Roman government. His official title was Dayyaneh Gezeroth, which means “prohibition judge.” The people of that day had a play on words and called these judges Dayyaneh Gezeloth, which means “robber judge.” The reason? These judges would sit in their tent […]

Hospital quilts to highlight cervical cancer awareness

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. From Jan. 15-19, John C. Fremont Hospital will have two quilts on display, one in the lobby of Fremont Family Physicians and one in the lobby of the hospital. The quilts are on loan from the National Cervical Cancer Coalition. The quilts were made by, or in memory of, women who have battled […]

Loni, Doris Richards to mark 65 years


Loni and Doris Richards will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 10. They were wed on that date in 1953. Loni is a long-time resident of Cathey’s Valley and attended Mariposa County High School from 1945-47. Doris is a native of Merced. They met in 1952 and married in 1953 in Reno, Nev. Currently, they reside in Lushmeadows, […]

Substance abuse help available

Mariposa County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services provide women with the opportunity to recover and to raise children in a safe, nurturing, drug-free environment. Pregnant and parenting women with substance use are urged to seek treatment and are given priority admission. Recovery can begin by calling Mariposa County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services at (209) 966-2000 and asking for an […]

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Writing Class began in January 1997 at the Mariposa Senior Center. Donna Nicholson taught our class for 12 years and then retired. We took turns leading and published two anthologies and several autobiographies which are now in the library. Steve Kuryla’s diary of the war in Iraq is being made into a film. Michelle Stone authored three science […]

A new level

Beta Sigma Phi’s Mariposa Chapter, Xi Phi Upsilon, celebrated the advancement in degrees of three members to Masters Degree. This is the sixth degree a member can achieve as an active participant in the worldwide sorority. Shown in the picture having received their promotion are, from left, Judy Degen, Barbara Geiger Vice President, Ina Linderman and Clara Holly. Submitted photo… […]

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