Although 200 more people were employed in Madera County in June than in May, the unemployment rate increased by 0.3 percent because there were more people looking for jobs, according to figures released Frid
Missing man found dead
The case of a missing local man, Gerald Fontes, may have been solved, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department.
Madera police have arrested 41-year-old Johnny Warren of Madera for murder in connection with the death of Paul Carranza, 58, also of Madera.
Sheriff John Anderson is asking for the public to help find a lone gunman, responsible for shooting another man, leaving him in critical condition.
By the first week of September, Madera Community Hospital (MCH) will have a new ultrasound unit in its Diagnostic Services Department, thanks to donations totaling more than $200,000.
The State Center Community College Foundation has established an annual scholarship in honor of Dr. Terry Kershaw, former executive director of Madera Community College Center.
After a second round loss to Reedley, the Madera Babe Ruth 14-year-old All Star team won two straight games to advance to the semifinals at the State Tournament in Arroyo Grande.