T. H. “Tom” Burns

T. H. “Tom” Burns, 84, of Live Oak, passed away at his home on Friday, May 18, with his loving wife by his side. Tom was born in Madison County and retired as a foreman from Florida Power after 38 years. He served in the U.S. Army, was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church of Madison and attended Live Oak Christian Church. Mr. Burns is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosa Croft Burns; daughter, Catherine (Bobby) Hicks; and brother, Jimmy (Cindy) Burns. Funeral services were held at 10…

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William Henry Rye, Sr.

Mr. William Henry Rye, Sr., 69, passed away Thursday, May 17 at Lake Park of Madison, in Madison. A graveside service was held Saturday, May 19 at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Church Cemetery in Lee. Mr. Rye was born March 23, 1949, in Madison to Alice Jarvis Rye and Harvey Edward Rye, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Madison County. He loved fishing, gardening and providing for his family. He was a Baptist. He was also a farmer and a truck driver. He is predeceased by his parents and…

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Health 

Senior Citizens Council to hold health fair

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, May 25, you are invited to attend the community health fair, hosted by the Senior Citizens Council. Beginning at 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., you can have fun, socialize, and learn about fantastic opportunities provided by many healthcare providers, professionals, and care facilities. While at the health fair, you can interact and learn about opportunities from employees representing Madison Health and Rehabilitation, Big Bend Hospice, Aflac Insurance, Madison County Memorial Hospital, and so much more. Attending the health fair will also be your…

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MCHS student awarded at FFA banquet

Story Submitted On Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m., the Madison County Future Farmers of America Chapter (FFA) held its Annual FFA Banquet at the Madison County High School (MCHS). For many years, the Madison County Farm Bureau awards a check to one person in the FFA Chapter who sets their standards high, possesses great leadership skills, and has the ability to inspire. This year, the Madison County Farm Bureau awarded Gracie Galbraith. Galbraith is a sophomore at MCHS and is the daughter of Jessica Webb (Shawn) and Lenny Galbraith…

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