BARKER MAY DROP OUT OF RACE — Local attorney John Barker, who is a candidate for judge of the Madera Judicial District, may drop out of the race if he accepts one of three county public defender contracts.
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS MAKE EVERYONE A WINNER — More than 80 athletes arrived to compete in the track and field events of the Special Olympics at Madera High School.
SALES TAX DIVIDES SUPERVISORS — A discussion of a proposed half-cent increase in the sales tax produced the usual controversy, but this time the dissention came from within the Board of Supervisors.
MADERA AIRPORT RUNWAY TO GET FACELIFT — The asphalt runway, which has served Madera Municipal Airport since its creation during World War II, will receive a major improvement through a $549,000 grant recentl
SMOKE LIGHTS UP SUPERVISORS MEETING — A proposed draft smoking ordinance which will ban lighting up in county facilities will be discussed by supervisors when they meet Tuesday.
SORDI CAPTURES STATE WRESTLING CROWN — Robbie Sordi got exactly what he wanted in the finals of the CIF Wrestling State Championships at the University of the Pacific on Saturday night — a rematch with Ray H
FLEA MARKET DECISION POSTPONED — Despite 2 1/2 hours of testimony from a standing-room-only crowd Monday, supervisors postponed a decision on a proposed flea market near Avenue 18 1/2 and Highway 99.