Florence Ann Kisamore, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital in Perry, Fl. Ann was born in Saint Cloud, Fl.  She was married to Jack Kisamore and together they had three sons. She worked for many years in the school lunchroom and then moved to Greenville, Fl. Ann and…

Joe Boyles: Guest Columnist Free choice is an important human concept.  Free people highly value their ability to make individual choices for how to conduct their lives.  Plainly put, we don’t like to be told what to do by others.  Of course, there are limits: parents make choices for their minor children, and legal authorities…

Story Submitted Madison County Storytelling and the Florida Storytelling Association are pleased to announce that for the third year in a row a student from Madison County is a winner in the Virginia Rivers Youthful Voices Scholarship competition. Jade Plummer, a 13 year old Madison Creative Arts Academy eighth grade student, will represent Madison County…

Looking for  a summer camp? Key questions to ask…

Story Submitted It’s only February, but many parents are already thinking about their child’s summer vacation plans. Summer camp is often high on the list. But before picking a camp, parents should consider a few important questions, said Neva Baltzell, Florida 4-H state camping program coordinator with the University of Florida Institute of Food and…