Flying through the air in a B-17 during World War II or spreading sulfur over a vineyard, Ray Pool is a rock star. Madera’s agricultural community threw a big party in his honor Thursday night.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
I learned something new this week and thought I’d pass it on.
In 1958, my mother’s brother Nealon Clay Kirk left Madera in search of employment and was never heard from again. Late last year we discovered he is living in Reno, Nev.
The president’s visit to the Valley is set to pay off in the form of federal drought relief. Friday he flew in; he flew out, three hours in Fresno.
Grab your baby by the hand and dance on out to the Wine and Chocolate Weekend hosted by the Madera Vintners Association. Ten local wineries are having parties showcasing the wine made right in our backyard.
Sunday is the big game and that will mark the end of the 2013 professional football season. Two local service groups are hosting Super Sunday breakfasts.
As what passes for winter in Madera keeps trudging along, the cold and flu season is in full swing. This year it has turned so nasty that health departments are tracking fatalities caused by the H1N1 flu.