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webmaster | 11/10/12

Sunday is Veterans Day. This year’s services in Courthouse Park will be 11 a.m. Monday. Come out and show your appreciation to our armed forces.

Madera has an active Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. These men and women provide hundreds of hours of service every year to our community. We honor our hometown heroes and show our appreciation at this service, and everyone is welcome.

The Madera Avenue of Flags, flying at Calvary and Arbor Vitae cemeteries as well as the one in Courthouse Park comprised of veteran burial flags, is most impressive. Come see it and share in the celebration.

Many things make Madera, my hometown, a unique place to live. There is help when you need it and good people willing to offer their advice. One day last week as I was driving to physical therapy I noticed one of the idiot lights on my dash was lit. By “idiot lights,” I mean the warning lights telling the driver that something is wrong with the car. In older cars, the lights were comprised of words such as “check engine.” In my Kia Soul, all the lights are little icons...


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