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Card of Thanks

I would like to give a heart-felt thanks to all who recognized my wife’s passing. I was told by the staff at the group home that the phone had not stopped ringing from the girls who Joni had worked with. The Board of Supervisors ended the session in memory of Joni with all signing a memorial certificate. JC Fremont also […]

A valuable lesson from the admiral

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Allison ByerleyI listen to a LOT of podcasts! They are where I get my news, and of course, the latest on baseball. I also listen to inspirational podcasts, including the weekly sermon from Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan., where Adam Hamilton is the senior pastor. (Mariposa UMC also has a podcast that features our weekly sermons.) In one […]

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Manna House has FB page Manna House has announced the establishment of a new Facebook page, which includes a donation button. Those interested can go to www.facebook.com/Manna-House-312427522763865/. Marriage renewal set Sunday The Yosemite Chapel invites the public to join it for marriage renewal Sunday on May 5 at 9:15 and 11 a.m. Attendees will participate in a time of worship, […]

Truth will lead you to Christ

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Wynter Sturtevant IIIWhat grabs your attention? Is it just one thing? I imagine that if you’re like me there are several attention grabbers that are all competing for the limited amount of time you have in the day. Expanding on that, there are not just activities or hobbies that distract us, but different ideologies, theologies and the like that take […]

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Spring Celebration Pow Wow committee would like to thank the community for its support at the April 13- 14 rummage sale and Indian taco sale. Many also volunteered at the event. Specifically, we would like to thank Cathy Rhoan and Nancy Dondero. Everybody who volunteered worked hard, and area youth Mykeah Darcy, Tadan Ryan and Chad Ryan worked […]

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Lincoln-Reagan fete slated The annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner, hosted by the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee, will be on Saturday, May 11 at the Masonic Hall at 5154 Jones Street. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. The featured speakers will be Rep. Tom McClintock and Dave Givens of Hammer Stryke. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Trent’s Styling […]

Card of Thanks

We had perfect weather this year and would like to thank the following agencies, businesses, people and organizations for their continued support of the 13th annual Las Mariposas Civil War event held April 12- 14. Frank and Frances Long (in memoriam), Marshall Long and the Long Family Ranch, American Civil War Association, Mariposa County, Sierra Tel, Mariposa Gazette, Pioneer Market, […]

How big is your Jesus?

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Allison ByerleyI once started a pastor’s book club that read books that offered some new or different perspectives on faith. One of the books we read was Will Willimon’s “Why Jesus?” The Willimon book opened up a new perspective on Jesus for us. We realized that we had “tamed” Jesus, made him nice and safe. And in the process, we […]

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Grave topic set for Museum Sharon Giacomazzi will host the next Fireside Chat at the Mariposa Museum and History Center on April 20 at 2 p.m. Her topic will be “The Tomestone Tourist,” and discussion will center on abondoned burial sites in the Sierra. Admission is free for this event. The Museum is located at 5119 Jessie Street. For more […]


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