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    Organization looking for host families for exchange students

    ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with the community high school, is looking for families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

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    Softball team loses to Caruthers

    The Chowchilla Redskins softball team traveled to Caruthers to take on the Blue Raiders in the first round of the girls softball playoffs. Caruthers was last year’s Division 5 Valley Champions. They were more than the Skins could handle. Caruthers beat Chowchilla 13-3 in 5 innings.

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    Roger Tripp concert to benefit Truckstop Ministries

    Roger Tripp and Christian Country will perform a benefit concert for Truckstop Ministries at Valley West Christian Center at 101 W. Adell St. in Madera on Saturday, May 23, at 6 p.m. Local donors have paid the expenses for the concert. There is no admission charge. Donations will be accepted for...

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    Redskin track and field finishes on high note

    The Redskin Track and Field competed in the North Sequoia League championship meet onMay 6.

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    Redskins win first two games in playoffs

    Chowchilla opened up post season play as the sixth seed and hosted the McLane Highlanders last Wednesday.

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    E.L.K. Charity Challenge Entertainment Series comes to Madera County

    Coming to Madera County, the Everybody Loves Kids Charity Challenge brings charity, motorsports and history to life in an interactive entertainment series adventure; pitting philanthropic vehicle enthusiasts against one another in a seven-day journey. Their goal, to give back to America’...

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    POLICE REPORTS

    From April 19 through April 25, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to a total of 545 calls. There were 463 calls for service and 82 self-initiated calls. Forty-eight reports were taken. There were eight misdemeanor arrests made during the week. Following is a sample of the calls for the ...

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    2015 Royalty Court

    Sixteen-year-old Keryn Grissom of Chowchilla was crowned the 2015 Miss Madera County last Wednesday night. Grissom is a junior at Chowchilla High School. She is active in various clubs at school and maintains a high academic Standard.

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    Fuller students receive word shirts

    Forty-two first- and second-grade students at Fuller Elementary School took a big step at becoming better readers by successfully memorizing the required words on their sight word list in April.

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    Supervisors honor Fairmead Community and Friends

    During the May 5 Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors honored the nonprofit organization Fairmead Community and Friends for its dedication to the unincorporated town.

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