War fever swept Madera in the spring and summer of 1917. America had entered World War I, and the local boys were not going to shirk their duty, least of all Herbert Macon.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Between now and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Nov. 22, we will read and hear a plethora of conspiracy theories, both new and old.
“Thou wilt show me the path of life, and I shall be filled with joy of thy countenance.”
— Psalms 16:11
People in California tend to live a little longer than people in many other states.
At 9 a.m. Friday, I watched the technician as he pulled wires and disconnected various elements from one another. When he’d finished, he picked up my computer and took it away. He said it had a virus.
Congratulations to Oswaldo Lopez for completing the toughest foot race in the world, the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon, for the fifth year in a row.
It will be huge. Big. Gargantuan. Giant. And a lot of fun.
The subject of those adjectives is the national Bobby Sox softball tournament coming to Madera next week.