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Security  cameras lead to burglary arrest

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday, Jan. 28, at approximately 10:45 a.m., Madison County Deputy Ben Pike responded to a complaint of burglary and theft at a residence on Donaldson Road in Lee. The victim reported several items missing from his residence and…

State Representatives visit M.C.I.

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On  Thursday, Jan. 26, members of the Florida House of Representatives Justice Appropriations Sub-committee met with representatives from the Madison Correctional Institution (M.C.I.) This meeting was arranged by District 7 Representative Halsey Beshears, from Monticello. District 7 includes Madison County. Beshears is not on the Justice Appropriations Sub-committee, but he…

Postmaster  warns of  shipping  scams

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to Alison Crutchfield, Postmaster at the U.S. Post Office in Lee, Fl., selling items online and subsequently shipping them to other countries is a scam that local residents have fallen for.  Crutchfield has been at the Lee Post Office for 11 years, and has been the Postmaster since 2013.…

Farm Bureau grant funds local school project

Story Submitted A grant from the  Florida Farm Bureau will support a special learning experience for a group of students at Madison County Excel School.  The grant has been awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year under Farm Bureau’s statewide, competitive Ag in the Classroom Program. Linda McFarland, a teacher at Madison County Excel School, earned…