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Local: Eloise Stewart Oldest active voter in Madison County passes away

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. Eloise Glass Stewart, or “Ma Ma,” as she is affectionately known by her family, age 105, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 3, after a long life and a short illness. Stewart was born on May 30, 1911 to Fred C. and Eula S. Glass. She was reared in Madison but lived her entire life in the Hickory Grove community of Madison County. She lived in the same house since 1932, on her beloved land, which was farmed by her late husband,…

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Chase ends in crash

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to Lt. Charles Broach, of the Florida Highway Patrol, Troop H, on Wednesday, April 26, at approximately 10:45 a.m., a 2014 Nissan Altima, driven by 24-year-old Morgan Borden, of Greenville, was involved in a crash on SW Floridena Rd. The Altima was traveling south on Floridena Rd., attempting to flee from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, when it ran off the roadway and onto the west shoulder. The undercarriage of the vehicle struck an embankment, damaging the right front fender-well. The vehicle continued across…

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From the sunny side… Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Rick Patrick Today is another one of those holidays where we in the “States” look for any excuse to have a party. That is by no means meant to be a criticism. I have been known to look for any reason I can (sometimes no reason at all) to crash a party. So, why not have a party on Cinco de Mayo? I have a very special place in my heart for my friends “south of the border.” In the fall of 1980, while touring with the group Up With…

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Eloise Glass Stewart

Eloise Glass Stewart, or “Ma Ma,” as she is affectionately known by her family, age 105, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, after a long life and a short illness. Eloise was born and reared in Madison. Her parents were Fred C. and Eula S. Glass. She lived her entire life in the Hickory Grove community of Madison County. She lived in the same house since 1932, on her beloved land, which was farmed by her late husband, Lewis “Luke” Stewart. She is survived by…

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