TEEN BROTHERS’ MURDER TRIAL BEGINS — The murder trial of two local brothers accused of killing an alleged drug dealer and dumping his body in southern Madera commenced today in Madera County Superior Court.
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THIRD TIME NO CHARM FOR JAIL ESCAPE ARTIST — Charges are expected to be filed against a two-time escapee from the Madera County Jail.
SUPERVISORS APPROVE PAY RAISE — Christmas came a week later for county supervisors who delivered themselves a present in the form of a 19 percent pay raise Tuesday.
STUDENTS FINISH CIVIL WAR BOOK — Students from eight Madera Unified classes finished their book on the California 100, a contingent of soldiers who went back East to fight in the Civil War.
SHORTAGE OF HUSKS HALTS TAMALE TRADITION — A shortage of dry cornhusks has put a very unmerry twist on the holiday season for many Hispanic families in Madera and across the nation.
COURT REPORTERS GET BIG PAY INCREASE — Christmas came two weeks early for court reporters who will receive a 30 percent raise in pay thanks to approval by the board of supervisors Tuesday.
AMERICA CAUGHT OFF GUARD 48 YEARS AGO — War! Oahu bombed by Japanese planes. So said the glaring headlines 48 years ago. Beginning at 7:55 Sunday morning, Dec.