The Madera County Arts Council will be gathering essays from students in grades 6-12 for a contest celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Yosemite Grant Act by President Abraham Lincoln.
BALTIMORE (AP) — San Joaquin Valley’s California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.
Candidate Michael Kime has been flooded with questions and skepticism, he said, about his plan to return about $170,000 a year of his salary and benefits if elected Madera County sheriff.
Kenneth James Wilson has been charged with first degree murder with special circumstances for the 2001 death of Gary Flynn, according to authorities.
Women helping women is the main focus of a local 70-year-old service club that celebrated its anniversary this week in the event center at Cru Winery.
Valley residents gave a total of 30 ponytails and $220 at the 5th annual Locks of Love at St. Joachim School early this week.
Longtime Madera wrestling coach Corky Napier will be inducted into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame tonight at the 15th annual banquet.