Tomorrow, I’m heading to Lions Town and Country Park, possibly with Racer, the dog, to check out the annual Bark For Life that raises funds for Madera’s Relay For Life and the fight against cancer.
"In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths."
— Proverbs 3:6
Here's the latest news for Thursday, August 22: Bradley Manning says he wants to be a woman; In Syria, human rights group says government forces attacked Damascus suburbs; Obama pushes new college rating sys
La Vina Elementary started the school year last week with a new principal.
On a day filled with patriotic music, surprises and emotions, the Madera Rotary Club honored local veteran Ted Sanderson by awarding him an Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
From Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, a forest fire in the Stanislaus National Forest grew more than 6,000 acres and threatened 2,500 structures, the U.S. Forest Service reported.
By Jeff Barnard of The Associated Press
My first marathon is Sunday and I really do feel like a kid preparing for the first day of school.
A new game is sweeping the country.
It’s wiffle ball and the Madera Parks and Community Services Department recently held a tournament that saw more than a dozen teams participate.
About 20 years ago, when Mrs. Doud and I lived in Prescott, Ariz., and I was managing editor of the Daily Courier there, I met one of those people you sometimes run into and never forget.