Serving the heart of California since 1892

The Madera Tribune

Sinking cells, balls and lyrics

Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both for the price of one!

webmaster | 06/01/12

That sinking feeling or glub, 1907. glub. They probably didn’t have cellphones when this guy was a dedicated law enforcement officer. Nor did he have the opportunity to take time off to go fishing during his long tenure with our local P.D. But Mike Jeffries probably wishes his pal and cohort in fighting crime back in the good ol’ days, Andy Moore, hadn’t tried to pick up a fine catch with a towel while fishing at Edison Lake. Seems Mike’s cellphone was in the towel and now is somewhere probably beeping at the bottom of the waters.

+ + +

The balls will be bouncing at the Elks Lodge next Tuesday, and the public is invited. It will be opening night of Elks Bingo, and it’s definitely open to one and all. The fun and games begin at 6:30 p.m. at the lodge at 6th Street and Gateway Drive. Come on down and try your luck. You can also save a lot of gas by not having to drive up the hill. B-1 anyone?

+ + +

“School’s out forever,” sang Alice Cooper. Well, maybe not forever, but after today kids will be all over the place except in the classroom. Unless, of course, they happen to be trying to stay awake during summer school.

They’ll be skateboarding everywhere and even at the skate park hopefully. The John W. Wells Youth Center will be full as will the swimming pool as the days get hotter. Ah, “those lazy, hazy (especially around here), crazy days of summer.” ...


comments powered by Disqus