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Carl Joseph documentary film planned

Story Submitted After all these years, there could be a documentary about Madison’s Carl Joseph. Former ESPN writers and producers have a production company and Carl is their next project … but there’s a big IF. They have to make sure there are enough old photos and videos of Carl to fill 90 minutes! Right now, there are only a handful of photos and maybe 10 minutes of good video. So Carl needs help from his friends in Madison, especially old classmates, teammates and neighbors. If you have stored away…

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Big Bend Brew Fest slated for March 2

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Rotary Club of Perry is once again throwing Big Bend Brew Fest, an event that has become an all-time favorite among residents and visitors, alike. On Saturday, March 2, at Rosehead Park in downtown Perry, stop by for unlimited tastings of over one hundred different beers from brewers all over the southeast United States. The event is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. However, VIP ticket holders gain an early entry at 4 p.m. A standard admission ticket includes…

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Students come together to serve others

Mickey Starling: Greene Publishing, Inc. With all of the tension and difficulty facing the schools in Madison County these days, it was nice to find this ray of light shining brightly on Saturday, Feb. 9. Members of James Madison Preparatory High School’s (JMPHS) Student Government Association (SGA) teamed up with students and leaders from Merv Mattair’s Boyz to Kings to help with repairs and painting on a local residence. Boyz to Kings had students from Lee Elementary School (LES) and Madison County Central School (MCCS) who were ready to put…

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Endowed with a gift: Deanna Wheeler and her master paint brush

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Self-educated and always looking for a spark of creativity, Pinetta resident Deanna Wheeler has devoted much of her retirement to her work as an artist, painting anything that catches her eye at an instant. With work in Valdosta, Madison and even Perry, Fla., Wheeler’s art has become widely-known by being showcased in restaurants, pharmacies and even art galleries. Born and raised in Lawrenceville, Ill., Wheeler was born with the gift of art, as she states. A retired Registered Nurse by trade, Wheeler has traveled the…

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