Robert Ardis Bass, age 86, died on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 at Langdale Hospice House. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Pinetta Baptist Church with burial at Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Pinetta. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Bass was…

Mattie Mae Hackle, age 74, died on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16 at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel with burial at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Pinetta, Fl. Visitation was held on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at…

Madison County dispatcher arrested

Emerald G. Parsons, Greene Publishing, Inc. Kimberly Davis, of Lake Park but employed by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 13, at approximately 5:30 p.m. by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office. According to reports, Davis was traveling on Madison Hwy (aka Valdosta Hwy) when she was stopped by a Lowndes County Sheriff’s Deputy. …

Stolen cell phone leads to possession charges

Story Submitted Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday, Dec. 12, at 7:42 a.m. Sgt. Odell Livingston was dispatched to 396 NE Nixon Way in reference to a stolen cell phone. Upon arrival, the victim informed Sgt. Livingston that Jessica Rae Mauldin along with a male came to his…