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Here's where you can - and can't - go ice skating this winter

If you're wondering if the downtown ice rink will return now that Fulton Street is complete, you bound to be disappointed. The Downtown Fresno Partnership operated the fun winter activity for a few years at the Mariposa Mall, but quit after 2014. Power costs were too high to run the rink, and local

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-17 21:55:00

Sounds of Christmas | Sierra Star

A concert featuring Christmas, Hanukah and other holiday music will be performed by the Oakhurst Community Band at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19 at Mountain Christian Center. And as a special treat, the Yosemite High School choir and local vocalists will join the band for "Do You Hear What I Hear" arran


Curtis is new veterans service officer

Tom Wheeler, Madera County District 5 Supervisor, introduced new county Veterans Service Officer, Kurtis Foster, at last week's Town Hall meeting. Foster is a 2003 Yosemite High School graduate, a former Marine Sgt. who served three tours in Iraq and was awarded three Purple Hearts. Denise Tolme, Ba


Working in the dental field nearly four decades

After graduating from Galen College for dental assisting in 1979, Nan Fairchild has been working ever since. She's survived the careers of three area dentists, and continues with her fourth. She's served in almost every dental auxiliary capacity, including procedural assisting, Registered Dental As


Around the Region (11/17/17)

Where: Denny's Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW Info: Traveleer's Travel Club invites the public to its informational meeting to learn about the clubs day trips arou

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-16 21:41:00

Wanda Pierce sticks to her resolution

New Year Resolutions are little promises we make to ourselves, usually just in our thoughts. We make them, we break them. Like the bubbles in our raised campaign glass. Here. There. Gone. This is a true story about a no nonsense woman with a tender heart. She has two young adult sons. As a family t


Juan Vazquez: We marched, but Denham won't take even small step for Dreamers

Congressman Jeff Denham, we marched from Merced to Modesto and we want a clean Dream Act now! That was the purpose of our March, La Lucha Sigue; we understand that you have stated you support the Dream Act, but we need to see action - not words. About 40 MECHA students from Stanislaus State and MJC

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 20:08:00

Sheriff's crime log for Nov. 6-12

The Madera County Sheriff's Office received 70 calls during the week of Nov. 6-12. Below is a sampling of those calls.Coarsegold Nov. 7: Deputy dispatched to the 46000 block of Lucky Lane in Coarsegold, regarding a report of found property. During a search of the contents of the found property a sm


Two area prison inmates die

CAMERON, Mo. - A prison inmate serving a seven-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter and assault from Greene County died earlier this month. Gordon Knight, 55, died at 5:30 a.m. Nov. 7 in the Western Missouri Correctional Center, a medium-security state prison at Cameron. The Missouri Departmen


The community of Plattsburg is ready to ring in the holiday season

The annual Plattsburg Community Christmas will be on Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, in downtown Plattsburg. Friday evening will begin with a sneak peek at Forever Christmas Bazaar from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Courtyard. The main event will be the lighting ceremony and the li

CLINTONCOUNTYLEADER.COM - 2017-11-16 17:04:00

Northwest Health expands, will add employees

Northwest Health Services is expanding. The local health-care organization has acquired Gower Family Care Center in Gower, Missouri, and St. Joseph Family Care Center, 3841 Frederick Blvd. While the Gower facility will remain open, St. Joseph Family Care Center will close and staff and patients will

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Sharon Springs farmer appointed to direct farm agency

A Sharon Springs farmer was appointed as the new state executive director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Kansas Farm Service Agency Monday. David Schemm has been active in leadership roles on community, state and national levels. He served as both a school board member and president, as we


Student leaps save lives at pond plunge

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Seven Northwest Missouri State University students leaped into the chilly waters of Colden Pond on Friday, continuing a tradition of raising money each year through the campus Up 'till Dawn chapter for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Temperatures were in

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-16 14:31:00

Attorney's ethics complaint against Zahnd part of larger story

Eric Zahnd never wavers on one key aspect of his job. Platte County's longtime prosecuting attorney always - always - talks about the need to protect victims of crime. For one of his recent efforts to fulfill that promise, Zahnd faces serious charges. Last week, two days of testimony were heard in f


Concert to feature Campbell Walker Fields

Campbell Walker Fields is set for a concert at the Woodward Arts Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 9. The concert, presented by the Stock Exchange Bank, is a benefit for the restoration of the theater's Historic Marquee. The program is this year's "Home For Christmas" special but will also include a lineup

WOODWARD NEWS - 2017-11-17 17:57:00

Blind students compete in Cane Quest

Oklahoma School for the Blind seventh-grader Julio Valdez follows the Muskogee Civic Center sidewalk with his white cane as volunteer monitors follow him during Thursday's Cane Quest competition. Staff photo by Cathy Spaulding MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Blind students pitted their orientation skills against

WOODWARD NEWS - 2017-11-17 09:00:00

Integris Bass Baptist Health Center names new president

ENID, Okla. - Integris Bass Baptist Health Center has named a new president to replace Eddie Herrman, who left to accept another position in October. Finny Mathew will return to Integris as the hospital's president on Jan. 2, 2018. Mathew began his health care career at Integris in 2006 as an admini

WOODWARD NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:56:00

Enid man accused of sending explicit photos to minor

MEDFORD, Okla. - A 23-year-old Enid man was charged with a felony in Grant County on Tuesday and a warrant issued for his arrest on suspicion of sending sexually explicit photographs to a minor. Devonte A. Major was charged with one felony count of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16, a

WOODWARD NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:53:00

Local church set to pack boxes forOperation Christmas Child

Crown Heights Baptist Church of Woodward is packing up and preparing to ship 1,111 boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is a Samaritan's Purse ministry spearheaded by Franklin Graham that sends boxes of goodies to children in need all across the world, according to Cr

WOODWARD NEWS - 2017-11-16 09:44:00

Indiana State trustees hire Curtis as 12th president

The Indiana State University board of trustees unanimously appointed Deborah Curtis as the university's 12th president Wednesday afternoon. Trustees also approved a memorandum of understanding that gives her a 31/2-year contract, through June 30, 2021, and a base annual salary of $340,000. She and h