Madison sex and drug trafficker sentenced

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Joseph-Michael Elias McFarland, who pled guilty in May 2016 to sex trafficking of a minor and controlled substance distribution, was recently sentenced to 132 months in Federal Prison, according to Christopher P. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. The investigation which led to McFarland’s arrest was…

Man seriously  injured in wreck, fire

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, on Saturday, Feb. 18 at approximately 5 p.m., Nathaniel Ketterer, of Madison, veered off the west bound lane of Interstate 10, near mile marker 293. The vehicle, a 2005 Ford flatbed truck, struck a tree, causing the cab to catch fire and become completely…

Church parking lot burglar  arrested in Greenville

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to Madison County Sheriff’s Office Major David Harper, Milton Garrison III, of Greenville, Fl., was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 19, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Deputy Brian McIntosh responded to a complaint of an individual looking into unattended parked cars at a local church. When he attempted to make contact…

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Florida District 7 Representative Halsey Beshears has sent a letter to V. Anne Heard, Acting Regional Administrator for the Atlanta office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In his letter, dated Wednesday, Feb. 8, Florida District 7 Representative Halsey Beshears urged the EPA to “take all necessary action to ensure…