A local service club awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships to 12 area high school graduates headed for universities or vocational training.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Breakfast Lions donated a check for $200 to the Madera Community Hospital during the hospital’s regular meeting of their diabetes support group.
MARIPOSA — An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people, officials said Tuesday.
A rash of shootings over the last few days, called a typical summertime increase by authorities, is under investigation by the Madera Police Department.
Kids come to lessons crying but leave happy after learning to swim
After 38 years, Red Cross swimming instructor Randy Durbin is still doing what he loves — teaching children how to swim.
The Madera County Citizens on Patrol (COPs), described by sheriff’s officials as an invaluable second set of eyes and ears, added eight more members earlier this week.
Yosemite-bound traffic tied up; hay burns