Sheriff John Anderson’s suggestion at Wednesday’s Madera City Council meeting that Madera, the City of Chowchilla and Madera County combine their law-enforcement agencies is a good one and deserves serious s
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
100 years ago: Madera goes wet by 24 votes — Madera went wet by a majority of 24 in the special election held Saturday.
Child killers. After 25 years of extraordinary effort by Rotarians around the world, including Madera’s, the dreaded child crippler and life-taker, polio, is on the verge of eradication.
“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
— Polonius (“Hamlet,” Act 1)
A loud bark late one night in 1997 inspired me to ask God to send a watchdog or angel to look after my parents’ van, which I had borrowed.
“Saith the Lord: ‘For I will forgive iniquity, and I will remember their sins no more.’”
— Jeremiah 31:34
Ah, summer. The season of sun and fun — and sunburns, stings and scraped knees.