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Family burned out, donations needed

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. At approximately 1:51 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, Madison Fire Rescue (MFR) responded to a house fire at 117 SW Alma Lane, in Madison. MFR arrived at the scene at 2:04 a.m. There were two adults and two children inside the home at the time of the fire. One adult had an injured arm. All occupants were transported to the Madison County Memorial Hospital emergency room to be evaluated. The cause of the fire was unknown. MFR believes the fire could have started possibly due…

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FIRE: Chicken house burns

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday, Nov. 20, Madison Fire Rescue (MFR) responded to a call at 826 SE Chilkat St., in Lee. The call came in at 5:11 p.m. and MFR arrived at the scene at 5:30 p.m. The operator of the chicken house was at his home nearby and stated that the house was full of chickens. Luckily, no one was injured but unfortunately, all the operator’s chickens perished in the fire. The cause of the fire is currently unknown but MFR believes it might possibly have…

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Editorials 

From the Sunny Side: Black Friday

Today is the day many folks call “Black Friday.” You probably didn’t need me to tell you that, but I did. I’m not sure from where the term originated; perhaps it came from the many retail workers who probably look forward to the day with a certain amount of dread. None of my brief work encounters involving retail directly dealt with Black Friday, so I can’t fully empathize with those retail workers in the shopping malls. Those nice people do have my respect. I think most people are nice and…

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Mother Elmar Green

Mother Elmar Green, 86, lifted her hand, waved and peacefully entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, Nov. 18. Green was the tenth of thirteen children. She was born to the union of John and Carrie Cooks on May 20, 1931, in Madison. Green attended public school in Madison County. When she reached adulthood, she moved to Jacksonville, where she met and married Frank Green. Elmar and Frank Green raised seven children together and later settled in Daytona Beach, Fl. In 1955, Mother Green was a founding member of Madison…

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