Army Pvt. Michael Gonzalez of Madera is home on block leave and will return to Fort Carson, Colo., on Feb. 19 to be deployed to Afghanistan next month.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Deputies who were called to a home in North Fork about a family disturbance arrested an 18-year-old man on drug charges, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Department.
The John W. Wells Youth Center will host a Valentine’s Day Bash for seventh and eighth grade students from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Construction crews working on the Ellis Street overpass closed the northbound lanes of State Route 99 in Madera last night through 5 a.m. this morning — and may close them again tonight.
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NORTH FORK — A 47- year-old man was killed after he lost control of his 2004 F150 Ford pickup truck and struck a large tree, according to the Oakhurst office of The California Highway Patrol.
A hit and run, head-on collision on H Street near 2nd Street that resulted in the arrest of two Madera women was the most serious incident of Super Bowl weekend, a time known for drinking and partying in the