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webmaster | 12/28/13

This is the last weekend of 2013, where did the year go? Fred’s health and mine continues to go up and down, the older we get the more we are grateful for the good days.

Next to what our friends Viola and Leon Emo are going through our problems are minor. We are thankful Leon is on the mend but he still has a long way to go. Please keep them in your prayers. They appreciate all the concern and outpouring of support received. Get well cards may be sent to: Leon Emo, P.O. Box 911, Madera, CA 93639-0911.

Anyone going out on New Year ‘s Eve should please pick a designated driver. A $10,000 DUI is not the way to start the new year. The California Automobile Club provides members and non-members a free ride home for you and your car. For information on the Tipsy-Tow project, call 800-400-4222. Program that number into your cell phone right this minute.

The Avoid the 21 program has been in effect since Dec. 13 and will continue through New Year’s Day. Twenty-one law enforcement agencies in the Central Valley are staging sobriety checkpoints and operating saturation patrols searching for impaired drivers. Plan transportation for yourself and don’t be afraid to gang up on a friend too buzzed to use good sense. Life is precious and we should be our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers! ...


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