Community News 

Storytelling workshops offered free of charge

Story Submitted Do you remember back when you were young, how some family member, maybe your grandfather, your Uncle Joe, or maybe your mother, would tell a story about your family? It might have been after a Thanksgiving dinner when everyone was sitting around, full of food and relaxing. Maybe it was at a family reunion, outside around a campfire. Remember how you wanted to hear that story again and maybe again that next year because the teller brought that story alive. Have you ever wanted to be able to…

Read More

James Madison technology students place in competition

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Over the week of March 1-4, a group of students from James Madison Preparatory High School participated in the Technology Student Association (TSA) state competition in Orlando. According to the James Madison TSA Faculty Advisor, Ricky Walker, this was the first competition in which the local students  competed. Two of the James Madison groups placed in the top ten in their respective competitions. The first was in the area of Structural Design and Engineering. Two James Madison students, Jacob Adams and Jarrett Stephenson, built a…

Read More
Sports 

Cowboys win two against Georgia competition

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowboys won two straight games against competition from across the state line to improve this year’s record. On Thursday, April 20, the Cowboys hosted the Bearcats from Bainbridge High School. The Cowboys scored runs in the second, third, and fifth innings; then managed to hold off an attempted Bainbridge rally in the sixth inning to win with a 3-2 final score. Dilan Lawson went two-for-two at the plate, bringing in one run for the Cowboys. Jae Mitchell totaled one…

Read More

Volunteers still needed for Bible reading April 30 – May 4, 2017

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Christian Ministerial Association (MCCMA) needs volunteers to read the Bible at the gazebo at Four Freedoms Park, (across from the Madison County Courthouse) between April 30 and May 4. Volunteers will read the Bible, in 15-minute shifts, working 24/7 throughout the entire week leading up to the National Day of Prayer, on May 4. The goal is to read through the entire bible, old and new testaments, during the week. The readings are scheduled to begin Sunday, April 30, at 6 p.m….

Read More