The Madera Rescue Mission has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Fresno Regional Foundation through the Bennett Family Foundation.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Probation officers, working with a parenting program, aimed to make a merrier Christmas for their probationers and their families by providing gifts, activities and a lunch.
For the first time in his life, 6-year-old James Riché will be able to verbally tell his family “Merry Christmas” on the special day.
A 32-year old North Fork woman and her male companion face various charges in the stabbing of an Oakhurst woman, said Erica Stuart, spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.
A Madera County resident interrupted a burglary in progress at her home, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart.
An armed man wearing a Santa hat robbed two convenience stores Saturday night, one in the city and one in the county, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart.
After checking his list twice, Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter has only one more box to fill — a 2012 Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl victory.
DeRuyter’s first season has been unprecedented.