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Posse is in a 'fine' mood

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One of the traditions of Old Timers Day festivities is for the Whiskerino Posse to arrest those who fail to get into the spirit of the week.

Those arrested are put into the Whiskerino hoosegow, and then have to call and raise money for bail.

The money collected goes to a good cause — to help support the Madera County Historical Society.

Citizens who don’t want to be arrested — or who don’t want to grow a beard or dress in traditional western wear — can purchase “Stay Out of Jail” badges...


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