By Scott Smith
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
In pre-dawn hours Sunday, while the championship dreams of Denver Broncos’ fans lived, a local group prepared a morning feast.
Yosemite High School took the Madera County Academic Decathlon championship 21 years ago and has yet to let go.
Dario Gomez is a lively freshman at Madera South High School — and very focused. He has not been tardy or absent from a single period since the school year started.
Marco Alvarez of San Joaquin Memorial High School and Seth Janzen of Madera High claimed the top two places in an annual Sunrise Rotary Club of Madera speech contest.
Farms, cities cut off
Three gang members were arrested this week for a rash of shootings last June that police said killed an innocent man and left two more with gunshot wounds.