A driver believed to be under the influence of alcohol struck the back of a semi truck trailer at a high rate of speed on State Route 99 just north of Avenue 18 1/2, according to the California Highway Patro
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The shell of the Mammoth Orange, a remnant of the historic highway hamburger stand, will be sold to the San Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation for use at the Fossil Discovery Center in Fairmead.
The annual Madera County Farmers’ Market will open this evening with promises from organizers of putting on newer and more exciting activities in the weekly gatherings over the summer.
Madera Police Chief Michael Kime announced his retirement Wednesday afternoon, after almost 10 years on the job.
Cub Scout Day Camp sponsored by the Sequoia Council of Boy Scouts of America held annually in Madera changed locations this year, allowing for additional activities and dozens more boys to participate.
Part 3 of a series
The Madera County Historical Society’s annual Ice Cream Social will serve more than sweet frozen food this year. It also will crown the yet-to-be chosen 2012 Old Timer’s Queen and King.