Madera has lost another link to its pioneer past. Robert C. Pitman died Saturday morning, following a short hospital stay.
On Dec. 28, 1968, movie star Barton MacClane was in St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. He had just hung up the phone after talking to his teenage granddaughter, Ginger, who was in Madera.
In 1938, movie star Barton MacLane was introduced to the beauty of the foothills of Madera County while visiting a friend here.
Madera County has, from time to time, drawn several movie stars out of Hollywood to its hill country. Henry Fonda, John Candy and Dan Akroyd are just a few that come to mind from the past few years.
Sixteen fifth graders from Sherman Thomas Charter School hit the pioneer trail April 4 with the Madera Method Wagon Train.
A few days ago, Chuck Doud, the publisher of The Madera Tribune, wrote an article about a trip he made recently to the northern part of the state in which he and Mrs.
When I read my Madera Tribune the other day and learned that the Madera County Board of Supervisors recently voted to retain an outside consultant to perform an audit of the office of Treasurer-Tax Collector