Ten days after the partial shutdown of the federal government shuttered the Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon and other national parks, the Obama administration has offered to let states foot the bill to reope
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The fifth and sixth graders at one elementary school looked sharper than ever Friday as they walked around campus in slacks, dress shirts and other professional attire.
The 25-year-old director of Firebaugh’s Boys and Girls Club was arrested earlier this week after authorities believe he attempted to coerce a 13-year-old into sexual acts.
If it weren’t for the scars and tape on 8-year-old Aiden Tanz’s head, those who meet him would never know that he has undergone 19 surgeries — 13 of which were on his brain — and is preparing for his 20th.
Raymond ranchers John and Molly Combs have been selected Cowboys of the Year by the Madera County Cattlemen’s Association. They will be honored at MCCA’s Fall Dinner at 6 p.m. Nov.
The decedents of brothers Adolpho, Settimo and Octavio Pistoresi gathered Sunday at the home of Sam and Joy Pistoresi of Madera for a family reunion.
One hundred years ago, the Madera County Board of Supervisors created a new school district in what was known as the Dixieland area, and this month the small, rural school that was first called “Munich” is p