Children afflicted with orthopedic conditions or burns received free medical screenings and some were referred to Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento to be treated.
A Madera High School senior took top honors in an area speech contest held by local Rotary clubs.
A day after scoring 29 runs in two games at the Edison Softball Tournament, the Liberty Hawks could only manage two hits in a 1-0 loss to the Hanford West Huskies for the Pool B championship.
The legislative deadline for introducing new bills this year was Feb. 24, and by the time the day was over, at least 4,200 pieces of legislation had been filed.
The Madera County Department of Corrections has shut down a feature on its website which allowed the public to access information about people with jail records.
Locals read across Madera
Schools throughout Madera Unified School District invited guest readers to their campuses Friday as part of the 15th annual “Read Across America Day.”
A sparkling wine created in part by a Madera businessman was poured last weekend at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.