This spring tour season was not one of the best for this desert guide. By April only a smidgen of wildflowers had burst forth with their vibrant colors scattered among the green sage and mesquite.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Next Thursday is the National Day of Prayer. If ever a country needed a day for people to come together and pray for its leaders, it is the United States.
Many Tribune readers have been reading Kelsey’s veterinary advice over the past 3 1/2 years. It is with great sadness that I write our last column, in special memory of my beloved friend.
It took determination for Leone and Assunata Montagna to leave their native Italy and set out for America in 1921.
A front page headline in this area’s other newspaper Wednesday read: “Mad cow found in Valley dairy carcass.” Now authorities have assured everyone, including me, there is no threat to humans.
My grandfather Higinio Lozano, son of Trinidad and Gorgonia, first saw the light in Atotonilquillo in the Mexican state of Jalisco on Jan. 11, 1897.
He was born Nathaniel, but they call him Rocky.
Just the name conjures up images of a down and out boxer who battles against great odds to create his own destiny.