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National Wild Turkey Federation event set for March 2

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. The 17th annual National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Hunting Heritage Event, for the Madison County Chapter, is set for Saturday, March 2, at the Madison County Central School cafeteria. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Attendees will be able to begin bidding on the silent auction items, view the live auction items and may play games at the raffle booths, in order to win chances on the many guns that will be given away during the night. Shotguns, rifles, turkey calls, artwork and…

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School Board takes control of spending

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Madison County School Board came together for their regularly-scheduled meeting. The Board approved the consent agenda, heard comments from the public and began to discuss items up for individual consideration. Superintendent Dr. Karen Pickles presented student field trips which needed approval from the board. All four field trips were approved unanimously. Afterward, Sam Stalnaker, Chief Human Capital Officer, presented updates to policies 18.2 and 19.1, which required a public hearing, allowing citizens to speak on the changes if they so…

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MCSO provides skimming avoidance tips

Story Submitted In light of the recent card skimming devices found at a local gas station, as well as around the immediate Big Bend region, Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office offers advice on identifying and protecting yourself from gas pump skimmers. According to the National Association for Convenience Stores, 37 million Americans refuel every day. Approximately 29 million pay for fuel with a credit or debit card. When skimming occurs at a gas station, it usually takes place at only one pump and a single compromised…

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Glendyle Odom Littleton

Mrs. Glendyle Odom Littleton, age 83, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Thomasville, Ga. She was born in Madison, Fla. to Sevier Odom, Sr. and Ethelle Phillips Odom. She lived in Madison all her life. She was a Christian, a homemaker and she was a member of Hanson United Methodist Church. She was very active in her community. She graduated High School and received her AA degree; she and her husband, Billy Littleton, owned Littleton Well Drilling until his death in 2002. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb….

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