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God better than the rotten judge

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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 […]

IN BRIEF…

Lion’s Club slates Crab Feed The annual Lions Club of Mariposa Crab Feed is set for Feb. 3 , 2018. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the club. There will be an auction that features many prizes, including a hunting trip for two to New Zealand. Tickets are $45 per person. Table decorating will be at 4:30 […]

Loni, Doris Richards to mark 65 years

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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… […]

IN BRIEF…

Lion’s Club slates Crab Feed The annual Lions Club of Mariposa Crab Feed is set for Feb. 3 , 2018. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the club. There will be an auction that features many prizes, including a hunting trip for two to New Zealand. Tickets are $45 per person. Table decorating will be at 4:30 […]


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