By now, I suppose everybody has heard all they want to hear about the pillaging protesters in Ferguson.
Life as a Madera traffic cop in 1926 was not the most exotic way to spend one’s days (or nights). Traffic along the state highway near town was light. That’s why traffic officer M.A.
On March 2, 1946, a neatly dressed woman stood beside her attorney, John D. Boyle, and intently searched Judge Stanley Murray’s face for some hint of what was to come.
In 1876, George Armstrong Custer died at the Little Bighorn. Rutherford B. Hayes won the Presidency of the United States, and the town of Madera was born.
On May 16, 1905, the Madera County coroner held an inquest into the demise of one Blucher N. Settle. It was determined that he had met his death from gunshot wounds inflicted by John Enos in Sugar Pine.
“Jim Bethel Killed!
Last week I went to my library for another look at some great local history.