Madera comes together to ‘Stamp Out Hunger’
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
By Scott Smith
Mother of the Year Mary Chavira went from smiles to tears to laughs, all in one sitting, as she learned of her recognition during a sold-out event honoring mothers and organized by local women.
Cash blown out of a vehicle on southbound state route 99 in central Madera prompted drivers to pull over Friday and endanger their lives, and that of drivers, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Students at Madera South High School walked through the west gymnasium collecting information, treats, knickknacks and watching performances on Friday.
Former Madera Community Hospital CEO Bob Kelley is back in the chair he occupied before his retirement in 2005.
Madera County’s elite Special Investigation Unit (SIU), a multi-agency Gang Task Force, captured one of Madera County’s most wanted fugitives in Chowchilla on Friday afternoon, authorities said.