The coronation of Philip and Carmen Gallegos as King and Queen of this year’s Old Timer’s celebration resulted in a $250,000 dollar smile on their faces during the festivities at Courthouse Park.
After overnight progress Sunday, firefighters, as of Monday had contained 75 percent of the wildfire known as the Aspen Fire burning in the Sierra National Forest.
Dr. Ranjit J. Rajpal, MD, is bringing the Walk With A Doc program to Lions Town and Country Park in Madera on Saturday.
The Madera District Chamber of Commerce has selected six residents for its 2013 class of Lifetime Achievement Award winners, and a celebratory dinner later this month will honor their extensive contributions
Trains were halted for several hours Monday morning when a crane working on improvements to the Avenue 12 overpass tipped over onto the Union Pacific railroad tracks.
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Part of the fun and purpose of the Madera District Fair is to celebrate local agriculture, and this year’s theme, Nuttin’ but Fun, reflects this goal.