Walmart is giving away $2 million in food relief grants to communities with the highest unemployment rates — but those communities, including Madera and Chowchilla, need to vote to win the cash.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Thieves who cut down a telephone pole Thursday in an attempt to steal copper wire caused nine more poles to collapse and forced a road closure, the sheriff’s department reported.
Celestino R. Chavez of Madera was arrested on or about April 7 in Fresno County on suspicion of driving offenses.
A contemporary gospel singer will perform a concert sponsored by the Madera Leo Club and Bridge Store on Saturday at Nishimoto Elementary School.
Hail cannons shot to protect crops
Howls of amusement will likely be heard as a Coyote Drama Productions cast performs Neil Simon’s “Rumors” for the first time Friday.
Community members hoping to promote bicycling and fitness in Madera have organized a family bike ride scheduled for Saturday at Rotary Park.