Beginning next week The Madera Tribune will transition from a five-day daily to a semi-weekly, with editions delivered on Wednesday and Saturday. Our plans are to publish two heftier editions per week.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
This Meandering begins with a cruise north that started along Santa Fe Drive at Avenue 24, which parallels the railroad tracks to Le Grand and that town’s old depot.
In Dante’s “Inferno,” the third circle of hell is gluttony, where the guilty are forced to lie in vile slush, guarded by Cerberus, the three-headed dog.
“Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”
— Matthew 7:7
On Saturday, April 6, 1946, Madera lost one of its most beloved, most colorful, homegrown physicians, Dr. Dow Ransom.
Give me a minute. Believe it or not I’m thinking. Since I have been keeping track of this thing there have been 520 or so of these Friday fishwraps. Today’s column will be the finale.
About three decades ago, I was in on a scheme to make the world’s largest omelette in order to get the town where I was living into the “Guiness Book of World Records.”