Last week we told the tale of the 1902 shooting of Raymond hotel owner, Ben Ducker, by an unidentified trooper from Company E of the 3rd U.S.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
I am lucky to have had only one father-in-law. He’s been called hardheaded, good-hearted, a good poker player, much worse and much better.
The conversation with Debi Bray, president and executive director of the Madera District Chamber of Commerce, continues:
More than a decade ago, I became an announcer for the Madera Old Timers Day Parade.
Whatever you want to call it — jinxing myself, speaking too soon, or forgetting to knock on wood — I did it. I got hurt.