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Miss Madison County Pageant set for Feb. 3

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. Applications for the annual Miss Madison County Pageant are now available and plans for the 2018 pageant are underway. The Miss Madison County Pageants will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Madison County Central School auditorium. This year’s pageants will include age divisions from birth through 23 years old. The Baby to Junior Miss Madison County Pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m.  The age divisions are: 0-11 months old (separate division for boys and girls); 12-23 months old (separate division…

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COUNTY COMMISSION: County jail problems continue

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular meeting of the Madison County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday, Nov. 29, Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart addressed the commissioners about on-going problems at the county jail. According to Stewart, the problems seem to stem from the fact that a large number of inmates in the jail are merely waiting on the court system. Many of the inmates in the county jail are either awaiting trial or awaiting sentencing. Often, that wait is months long. During that time, it is the…

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TOWN OF LEE: MCSO warns, “lock your vehicles”

Story Submitted A string of thefts have been taking place in the Town of Lee. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) warns residents to lock their vehicle doors, and do not leave valuables in plain sight. Maj. David Harper of the MCSO says that 99 percent of thefts have been due to unlocked vehicles. The criminals are targeting purses, wallets and other valuable items lying in the open. If you see something, say something. Immediately call 911 if you notice someone trying to break into a vehicle or if you…

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SCHOOL BOARD: New busses planned

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During a workshop meeting of the Madison County District School Board on Monday, Dec. 4, Chief Financial Officer Walter Copeland addressed the Board about the aging bus fleet. Copeland told the Board that there have been no new busses purchased since 2012, and the average age of the busses in the fleet is nearly 12-years old. The average mileage is approximately 140,000 miles and currently there are no busses under warranty. On the average, each bus travels approximately 15,000 miles every year. Because of the…

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