Florence Ann Kisamore

Florence Ann Kisamore, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital in Perry, Fl. Ann was born in Saint Cloud, Fl.  She was married to Jack Kisamore and together they had three sons. She worked for many years in the school lunchroom and then moved to Greenville, Fl. Ann and her husband Jack lived on a small farm where they enjoyed many years of retirement together. In 2004, they sold the farm and moved to Perry, Fl. where they became members of New Home Baptist…

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National Security: Choice

Joe Boyles: Guest Columnist Free choice is an important human concept.  Free people highly value their ability to make individual choices for how to conduct their lives.  Plainly put, we don’t like to be told what to do by others.  Of course, there are limits: parents make choices for their minor children, and legal authorities make choices for others according to the law. The Bible is very clear about this matter.  God recognizes that we are free to choose in every matter, good and bad.  In the Apocryphal Book of…

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Jade Plummer heading to the Florida Storytelling Festival

Story Submitted Madison County Storytelling and the Florida Storytelling Association are pleased to announce that for the third year in a row a student from Madison County is a winner in the Virginia Rivers Youthful Voices Scholarship competition. Jade Plummer, a 13 year old Madison Creative Arts Academy eighth grade student, will represent Madison County at the statewide event.  The daughter of David and Brandy Plummer, Jade and one of her parents will be spending two free nights at the historic Lakeside Hotel in Mount Dora, Fl, while attending the…

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Looking for a summer camp? Key questions to ask…

Story Submitted It’s only February, but many parents are already thinking about their child’s summer vacation plans. Summer camp is often high on the list. But before picking a camp, parents should consider a few important questions, said Neva Baltzell, Florida 4-H state camping program coordinator with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. 1. What opportunities will my child have? Find out how a camp can have a positive impact on your child, Baltzell said. “Florida 4-H camps are unique in that they offer not…

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