Helicopter crashes near Chowchilla while warming citrus grove
The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on Monday near Avenue 24 and Road 24. The helicopter was being used to warm the crops and prevent the fruit from freezing.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mario Valdez DOB April 4, 1985
While the investigation into yesterday’s case of attempted murder on a Peace Officer continues, Sheriff John Anderson says Sheriff’s Detectives counted at least 44 shots fired from a pickup during a pursuit that started near Chowchilla.
45 Mothers in Dublin Federal Prison to See Their Children Saturday
On Saturday, around 125 children from all over California will arrive by bus at the Federal Correctional Institute in Dublin.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wilson Middle School names Patriot Pen Essay winners
A luncheon was held with the top five winners and their families. Also attending the luncheon were Chowchilla Elementary School Board members Charlene Petitt and Barbara Schnoor, along with School Resource Officer Tyler Hormel, Wilson teacher Susan House, Vice Principal Zach White and Principal Jennifer Euker.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Sheriff: 2 Madera men held after shooting at deputy
Two Madera men were taken into custody Tuesday on suspicion of firing as many as 40 shots at a deputy during a high-speed chase near Chowchilla, the Madera County Sheriff's Department said.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
From Nov. 10 to 16, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to 469 calls. There were 307 calls for service and 162 self-initiated calls.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Chowchilla Relay for Life looking for people to join the fight
The time to get involved in the fight against cancer is now. All Chowchilla Relay For Life meetings are held at the Chowchilla Library located at 300 Kings Ave. Committee meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month and team captain meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Two Chowchilla residents arrested in drug bust
In the early afternoon on Nov. 12, investigators along with Chowchilla Police Department officers served a narcotics search warrant in the 600 block of Grant Drive.
From Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to 495 calls.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Stampede committee seeks royalty contestants
The Chowchilla Western Stampede Committee is seeking young ladies to represent them as "Stampede Royalty" for the 2014-2015 year.
California corrections to hire 7,000 officers
According to the department, the current rate of attrition is approximately 1,800 annually, mostly due to retirement.
Chowchilla is aiming to fill commission vacancies
Applications are now being accepted for people who are interested in giving their time and talents to the community.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Esther Mary Mayer
Betty. In the 1930's, Esther worked as a Hollywood maid for various film producers and actors.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
CA: High-Speed Rail Consultant Costs Approach $600 Million Even Before Construction Starts
The latest accounting by the California High-Speed Rail Authority to state lawmakers indicates that the agency has spent almost $600 million on engineering and environmental consultants - all without turning a shovelful of dirt on construction.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Missing Merced children found near Chowchilla
Missing Merced children Alex Crowson, 11, and Aponi Crowson, 12, were found safe around 10 am this morning.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
RAY: Living on in our memories
His son Randle was only a year behind me at Dairyland. Randle was a good athlete and quite a softball player.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Madera transient is dead after fight, homeless man sought
Detective Daniel Foss said the suspect sought in the killing is Kenneth Sandlin, 58, who is known to frequent homeless encampments in the Madera and Chowchilla area.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Middle school in Chowchilla mourning loss of student
The flags at Wilson Middle School in Chowchilla are lowered to half-staff in honor of the eighth grader who lifted everyone's spirits.
Valley Harvest plans craft bazaar for Saturday
The Valley Harvest Women’s Ministry will present a craft and hobby bazaar this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Valley Harvest Faith Hall, 717 W. Robertson Blvd. in Chowchilla.
From Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to 486 calls.