Madera County has, from time to time, drawn several movie stars out of Hollywood to its hill country. Henry Fonda, John Candy and Dan Akroyd are just a few that come to mind from the past few years.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Here we are, reader, another Friday, with summer on its way. But this isn’t just any ol’ Friday. This is the anniversary of actress Mae West being sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity. That was 1927.
City Engineer Keith Helmuth Wednesday night explained his plans to improve some of the city’s streets, but he warned the improvements would only slow the deterioration of some street surfaces.
By Marissa Torres of Madera High School
The main headline in the Boston Herald after the Boston Marathon explosion was: “Catch the Bastards!” Although that is unseemly language for most newspapers (this one included), it nevertheless expressed how
“We have met the enemy and he is us.” — Pogo (cartoon character created by Walt Kelly)
By Keenan Sagouspe of Howard 4-H