In the darkness, before the sun rose above the Sierras to bring the gift of another summer's day, the mechanic stepped onto the lower wing of the old Army Trainer and climbed into the open cockpit.
Running a dairy and growing cotton is how J.L. Freeman founded the Freeman family farming operation in Madera.
Madera County is the 13th largest agricultural county in California, but urbanization, regulations, lack of water and importation of agricultural products continue to batter farm families.
Newspapers would be more interesting to today’s young people if more issues concerning youth were covered. A mass of words in a single long sheet of paper is not very attracting to a teen’s eyes.