Mayor Robert Poythress returned safe last week from a tour of schools in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau. The former Portuguese colony lies between Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
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Local schools would be locked down for an hour Friday after students reported seeing two people in a passing car brandishing what may have been a gun, according to Madera Unified School District.
A preliminary hearing in District Attorney Michael Keitz’s civil lawsuit against Madera County was continued Friday by Superior Court Judge James Oakley until March 8.
The date for the annual meeting of the Madera County Historical Society has been changed to Feb. 11. It had been originally set for Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a wave of lawsuits over what government can tell religious groups to do, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise for faith-based nonprofits that object to covering b
Two sets of local high school students were declared winners at separate speech competitions this week held by Madera Rotary and Madera Sunrise Rotary.