The Southern Pacific railroad tracks have always been dangerous in Madera. Beginning in 1877, scores of people have lost their lives on them — some within a few feet of the downtown depot.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
First off: Congrats to Doug Nelson, county counsel for a long tenure. He will celebrate his retirement tomorrow with a big to-do at the VFW hall.
By Cheyenne Tex
Liberty High presents: “The Female Odd Couple” directed by Andrew Toledo, will be performed Nov. 21, 22, and 23 in the Liberty High School Theatre.
Far be it from me to complain about how Toronto, Ont., governs itself, but I wonder how the average Torontonian (if that’s what they call themselves) feels about its crazy mayor, Rob Ford.
Patience is something I obviously lack.
By Kendall McKinney, the 2013-2014 Howard 4-H reporter
Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs, the daughter of the late, great historian and biographer Stephen Ambrose, is the author of “The Lewis and Clark Companion,” among other things, and imparted an amazing fact the other