A deputy duo and new dispatcher have joined the Madera County Sheriff’s Office and two of the three are native to the county, sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart announced Wednesday.
Friends and families gathered for a celebration to mark the turnaround of 18 former criminal offenders.
Powder Puff season is here once again, and many girls have flocked to activities director Sarah Burress’ room, G-13, to sign up for the annual event.
The Madera Coyote boys basketball team opened a 15-point first half lead, but held on at the end for a 52-44 victory over the San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers.
When a soccer team suffers a one-goal loss, the coach on the losing side can usually look back at the game and point to missed opportunities.
The other day, I heard Madera described as “one of those Podunk towns along Highway 99 in the San Joaquin Valley.” I certainly disagree with that description.
It seems, every day the local media report rises in unemployment and more citizens applying for welfare. The job market for our young people is almost non-existent.