When Madera Irrigation District made its first delivery of crop water in 1945, 1993's Senior Farmer Franklin Secara was its lone ditchtender.
Farming was in 1989 Senior Farmer Ben Coulthard’s blood. The fourth generation farmer grew up doing chores on his family farm.
Born in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1912, 1995 Senior Farmer Norman Dill moved to California with his family in 1919.
The 2002 Senior Farmer Oliver Espinola moved from Caruthers with wife Virgie and their five young children to begin a dairy operation in Chowchilla.
The 2000 Senior Farmer Elvin Davis bought six heifers from his former agriculture teacher with the intent to sell before it came time to milk them.
For the first time in about seven years, Renteria’s Boxing Club will host a boxing show.
After an off-week, the Madera Speedway returns to action in a televised event on Saturday for the Lucas Oil Summertime Horsepower Nationals presented by Auto Chaser Magazine/Lucas Oil Modified Tour featuring