It was the early 1980s, and I had been practicing touch-and-go’s at Minter Field, the old airport in Shafter, a bit north of Bakersfield.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
We crossed over Tehachapi as usual toward the great Mojave Desert.
Friday was the 108th anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Madera.
“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin...”
— Matthew 6:28
“For this cause we do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you are filled with knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.”
— Colossians 1:9
At 5 a.m. Wednesday, William David Phillips, a cornerstone of Fresno society and its history, died at the age of 87.
Tomorrow is a happening day around our town. At McNally Park, Donald Holley will host his final Jesse Owens Games Kick-Off Rally.