A wind-driven grass fire quickly burned through at least 2 acres of tall tinder-dry brush on Brightwood Road, just south of Avenue 21 about 1:30 Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera County Agriculture Boosters donated $10,000 to the Madera Unified School District for use by the Madera South Agriculture Department.
A Madera teenager was jailed after being arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of burglary — a crime which was captured on video the previous morning.
The Central San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership Coalition presented Printess Schlist, RN at Madera Community Hospital, with the honor of RN of the Year.
Sixty youths participated in running, jumping and throwing events in the annual Jesse Owens games at Martin Luther King Middle School on Saturday.
Work of local portraitists showing
Volunteers and mail carriers worked together to collect donations for the local food bank during the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.