MCMH offers class on heart attacks

Madison County Memorial Hospital is offering a free community health class on “Heart Attacks and How to Prevent One.” The class will be held on Tuesday, August 18 at 5:30 p.m., in the Educational Classroom on the first floor of Madison County Memorial Hospital. This event is open to anyone in the community. The special guest speaker for the event will be Madison County Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Medical Staff Daniel Brett Perkins, M.D. For additional information, contact Chief Nursing Officer Jared Swift at (850) 253-1910. Madison County Memorial Hospital…

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Madison County Senior Citizens Council hosts presentation on sunburn

The Senior Citizens Council of Madison County, Inc. held this week’s presentation on sunburn on Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Theresa Williams, a program assistant at the Madison County Extension office, explained several tips and concerns residents should be aware of about sunburn. She discussed the two types of different radiation rays people can get from the sun. Ultraviolet A (UVA) and Ultraviolet B (UVB) are two radiation rays she described. UVB rays are the rays that trigger people to get sunburn. The sun can be dangerous if people…

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August activities at the senior center

Senior Citizens Council of Madison County, Inc. hosts numerous activities for the residents of Madison to enjoy. The fitness room and the computer lab are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Arts and crafts open at 10 a.m. Senior dining begins everyday at 11:45 a.m. On Friday, August 7, there will be Bingo with Leroy at 10:30 a.m. On Monday, August 10, there will be Internal Arts with Bob Downey at 10:30 a.m. On Tuesday, August 11, there will be Word Study at 10:30 a.m. and Computer Class…

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Obituary: Tommy Jonas, Sr.

Tommy Jonas, Sr. (Texas Cowboy) was born on June 21, 1928 in Lake Butler, Fl. to the late Tom Jonas and Mae Jonas. Brother Jonas loved the Lord with all his heart. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and his children. Brother Jonas worked in pulpwood for many, many years. After retiring from pulpwood, he decided to open his own business selling barbeque chicken and ribs. He is well known for his famous sauce. People would come from miles around just to get gallons of sauce. Brother Jonas joined…

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