November 16, 2019
Madera County Historical Society
Captain Mace’s Hotel was one of the casualties of Madera’s 1886 fire.
For the first eight and one-half years...
November 13, 2019
Walter Vernon Yeager.
Walter Vernon Yeager was a killer. On Nov. 10, 1923, he murdered traffic cop Clarence P...
November 9, 2019
For The Madera Tribune
Five classes of Madera Method scholars are seeking descendants of all Madera County sheriffs. The students are researching the lives and tim...
Pfc. Tony Tavares was the first soldier from Madera to die in the Korean War in 1950.
On Monday, Madera will...
November 6, 2019
From the Author’s Collection
In the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan experienced a revival and made its presence felt in communities all over the coun...
November 2, 2019
Sheriff W.O. Justice.
In 1927, the people of Madera County elected Welton Rhodes as their sheriff. In the yea...
October 30, 2019
Sheriff Sampson W. Westfall bit off more than he could chew when he tried to give one ne’er-do-well a second...
October 26, 2019
This twister dropped out of the skies on Madera in April 1967. No lives were lost, but considerable damage w...