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Tierney family welcomes new granddaughter

Shown with new baby Elora Lee are parents Craig Tierney and Hannah Lee along with their son, Truman. Submitted photoMariposa grandparents Patrick (Smiley)and Lori Tierney have welcomed their first granddaughter into their circle of love. Elora Lee Tierney was born Sept. 29, 2018, to Craig Tierney, a native Mariposan, and Hannah Lee. Craig is a high school history teacher in […]

Annual gift

Submitted photoShown is Randy Brower (left) of Randy Brower Construction making his annual $500 donation to Will Atkinson from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office for the Kops for Kids program. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Nov. 26 – A civil issue over trees was reported on Royal Arches Lane in Mariposa. • A fire was reported at Suburban Propane in Mariposa. • Deputies investigated a report of vandalism on Cuneo Road in Greeley Hill. • Illegal dumping was reported on Sherrod Road in Mariposa. • Reckless driving was reported on Greeley Hill […]

Pioneer spirit

Submitted photoThe Mariposa Senior Meals program recently received a $752.23 boost from Pioneer Market. The senior meals program participates in Pioneer Market’s receipt reimbursement program. Pictured are Senior Home Delivered Meals program volunteers, Keith Stowell (left) and Hugh Carter (right), with a check from Pioneer. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

County to hire grant writer, housing director

Green light also given for new bulldozer at landfill, weed spraying program

Two new positions to deal with grant writing and housing were approved last week by the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. The positions are necessary, according to the 4-0 vote by the supervisors, with Supervisor Kevin Cann excused from the meeting. The initial cost of the positions will be just over $78,000 for five months, however, the annual cost will […]

Annual home tour set for Dec. 8 in Mariposa

Shown is one of the homes which will be featured on this year’s home tour. Photo by Anita Starchman-Bryant Soroptimist International of Mariposa is planning a one-day-only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec. 8. It will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour combines a mix of traditional, contemporary and unique homes. The tour is about the holiday […]

IN THE NAVY

FREE Kelsey growing from experience at Naval Academy


From the time she was young, Genevieve “Ginny” Kelsey had a hunch she would join the military. “A lot of my mom’s side of the family has been in the Navy, and I think I had a strong influence. I’ve heard awesome stories and have grown up around naval bases my whole life,” said Kelsey. But it wasn’t until around […]

MSO holiday concert set Dec. 15

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra belatedly kicks off its 17th season with a popular Mariposa tradition: the MSO’s annual Festive Holiday Concert. The concert is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. The MSO’s scheduled October opening concert of […]

Lions schedule crab feed for Feb. 2

The Lions Club of Mariposa is putting on its 29th Annual Crab Feed and Auction the first Saturday in February. It will be Feb. 2, 2019 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Building A. This is a family event and the Lion’s largest fundraiser. It is a sit -down dinner served by FFA students with raffles, auctions and drawings. Monies generated from […]


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