I always knew those Russells from Madera were pretty special people. They descended from Agusto and Mary Russell who immigrated from the Azores in 1900.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Slow day. It certainly seemed that way for that “other paper” that arrives from the sprawling, asphalt and concrete metropolis across the river to the south.
“It is the Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom.”
— Luke 12:32
The National Transportation Safety Board would like to see the states adopt laws making it illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.05. Now, the limit is 0.08.
A turn north on Golden State Boulevard from Avenue 16 will bring you to a land of dinosaurs, mammoths, ants, flowers, deer and beautiful pottery in less than a half-mile.
This week was the last week students were testing for Advanced Placement courses. On Monday, the Physics B exam was given. The U.S. History exam was administered Wednesday.
By Cristal Rivera of Madera South High School