While Bailey Flat may not be one of the better-known place names in Madera County, it does have an interesting history — one that goes back to the days when Madera County was still part of Fresno County.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Though the girls are certainly prettier, I miss the smiling, bearded face of my favorite postman Sam Freeman behind the counter at the post office.
“But whoso looketh unto the perfect law of liberty and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this man be blessed in his deed.”
— James 1:25
By Alexandria Thompson
Mrs. Doud’s words still ring in my ears, words I didn’t want to hear. She said: “You’ve been eating too much candy.”
On Monday, we officially celebrated Columbus Day.
Today I’m another year older, but from a running standpoint I’m still in the same age bracket that I was in yesterday, whether the race breaks it down to 20-29 years or 25-29.