Lilla Wheeler Page

Mrs. Lilla Wheeler Page passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018, in Moultrie, Ga. at the age of 88. Mrs. Page was born April 3, 1930, in Madison, to the late Graham and Ebie Wheeler. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Harrison Page. Mrs. Page graduated from Madison High School and attended High Point College in High Point, N.C. She married James in 1951 and lived in Monticello, and Dublin, Ga. before making their final move to Thomasville, in 1957. Mrs. Page was a member of the…

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Community News 

Burns Funeral Home to host Business After Hours

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. The August Business After Hours event is scheduled to be hosted by Burns Funeral Home, located on Lake Frances at 323 SE Lakeshore Dr., on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Madison County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests are invited to visit from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and enjoy great food, fine fellowship and nice refreshments. Burns Funeral Home is owned by Tommy Murrow and Steve Green and is a full-service funeral home. While at Business After Hours, you can meet the Madison funeral staff:…

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History 

August 15, 1958 (60 Years Ago) Mr. A.H. Hancock, age 75, died early Monday morning at Madison County Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Hancock was owner-manager of Hancock Hotel. Rudy Hamrick Jr., twelve-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. O.R. Hamrick had the misfortune to fracture his right arm in an accident at play at the 4-H Camp at Cherry Lake, last Wednesday. He was brought to the local hospital for treatment and is recovering satisfactory from injury. County Agent Rudy Hamrick’s 1957 Chevrolet was badly damaged in a…

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Sports 

Changes at Boot Hill Stadium

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. For those Madison County High School Cowboy fans who are planning to attend the games at Boot Hill Stadium this year, there is a major change in store. There will be a $5 per car parking fee collected at each home game. A season-long parking pass may be purchased for $25. Funds from the parking fees will be used to make much needed improvements to the facilities at Boot Hill Stadium. There are also several booster packages available, all of which include reserved parking passes….

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