A brush fire in the center divider of State Route 99, between avenues 7 and 9, clouded the roadway, causing many drivers to slow on Friday afternoon.
Former Madera pitcher Gary Moran picked up his third win of the season with five innings of one-hit ball for the Mississippi Braves in a 4-0 victory over Montgomery.
The Yard Dogs will close out the final Summer Concert in the Park with a performance Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m., in the amphitheater at Lions Town and Country Park.
Madera County Schools Foundation awarded its first Adopt-a-Teacher grant to Jillian Gamble, an art teacher at Minarets High School.
Here's the latest news for Friday, August 23rd: Soldier convicted of murder for Fort Hood rampage; Wildfire grows in California; Explosions rock Lebanon; Ohio man brought back from the dead.
A Superior Court judge on Thursday issued a monetary sanction against the office of Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz for prosecutorial misconduct in the high-profile murder case of Krista Pike.
City Council Member Brett Frazier has resigned his council post because he moved to the Madera Ranchos Aug. 15.