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November 13, 1959 At the Rotary Club meeting Wednesday, Rev Cesar Benitez was the guest speaker and gave a most interesting talk. He has been with the Board of Methodist Missions in Cuba for seventeen years. At the conclusion of his address he was presented with the Rotary book Seven Paths to Peace, by Rotary President H E McArthur. Mr. and Mrs. James Webb of Madison, announced the birth of a baby girl, Nov. 5. She weighed 8 lbs. The program at the Lion’s Club meeting Tuesday was given by…

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Way Back When

October 30, 1959 The Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce voted at a luncheon recently to support the Boy Scout’s Annual Finance Campaign. The Thanksgiving Jaycee Turkey Shoot will be held Thursday, November 19, beginning at 2pm. The project will be used to provide a scholarship to the North Florida Junior College. 1959 Setzer’s Super Store Savings Ad October 31, 1969 Greenville Homecoming Court left to right: Miss Capan, Princess; Janet Melvin, Miss Homecoming Queen; Miss Kay Terrekk, Princess. November 2, 1979 Chairman Emeritus Van H. Priest of Madison was honored…

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The events of which you are about to read commenced September 27, 1942.

The following segment was written by the late Dale Leslie, former Clerk of the Court and a Madison County native. He offers fascinating descriptions of the events that occurred during a recovery mission off the waters of Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands during World War II. His bravery and heroic actions saved the lives of numerous soldiers. This is the first of six installments of his memoir that will serve to commemorate both the anniversary of his plane being shot down and the 40 days he spent surviving in the…

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History 

Daddy’s passing

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. Bill Hutto is a Madison County native and grew up in Greenville, Fla. In his memoir titled “Country Living,” he describes in detail times gone by, his old family farm place and the fond, and sometimes sad, memories of his boyhood. The following is an excerpt from the first volume of “Country Living,” titled “Farm Work.” Bill Hutto, born in 1938, is the eldest son of Alcus and Belle Hutto. His siblings include Marjorie, Norman, Darrow and Sammy Hutto—all familiar names in Madison County. Hutto…

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