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Lawman BBQ Showdown planned for July 30

The much-anticipated Lawman BBQ Showdown will be held at The Downtown Club in Monticello on Saturday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lawman BBQ Showdown will be the host of 40-50 teams (or individuals) of amateur (or backyard professional) masters of the grill.  Here, they will compete against each other for the coveted title of the Lawman BBQ grill master and a $500 cash prize.  Runners-up will earn a beautiful trophy (there will be five trophies given out to each best of category). This event is being…

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Business After Five: Madison County Chamber of Commerce

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce hosted its first “Chamber After Hours” event on Tuesday, May 17 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Madison County Community Bank.  “Business After Hours” is the Chamber’s new monthly business networking event. Approximately 40 people gathered at the Madison County Community Bank to enjoy fellowship, business networking and lots of good food.  All attendees enjoyed a variety of fruit, crackers, cheese, hot wings and tea. Several guests won door prizes; the prizes ranged from baseball caps to umbrellas, and all guests received…

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The right to keep and bear arms

Sunday morning’s massacre shooting, in Orlando, has sparked the never ending taunts of the liberals wanting to take gun rights away.  Their wordage being, “stricter gun control laws.” During one of the President’s recent speeches, he said, “We are also going to have to have to make sure that we think about the risks we are willing to take by being so lax in how we make very powerful firearms available to people in this country.” We have laws in this country that keep the “bad-men” from buying guns and…

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Madison County Farm Bureau presents check to FFA member

For many years, the Madison County Farm Bureau awards a check to one person in the Madison County FFA Chapter who sets their standards high, has the ability to inspire and possess great leadership. This year the deserving recipient was Katie Mays.  Mays is a sophomore at Madison County High School and is the daughter of Danette and Dani Mays, of Madison. Farm Bureau held the presentation on Thursday, May 5 during the Madison County FFA Chapter’s annual FFA Banquet, held at the Madison County High School. Pictured above, from…

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