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Chess league honors Epling as ‘Coach of the Year’

MADISON – During the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam Epling rediscovered his love for chess, even reading chess books and ... Read more | Add your comment

Luna Koi to bring its vibe to ‘Sounds of Summer’

MADISON – Soothing melodies will fill the air at Home Place Park when Luna Koi performs in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Seeing students as rewards, Word selected Midtown’s ‘Teacher of the Year’

MADISON – At the end of the 2023-2024 school year, Allyson Word was excited about her retirement plans. ... Read more | Add your comment

Pre-K Center selects Parameswaran as top teacher

MADISON – Although she has taught in numerous capacities, Elizabeth Parameswaran values early childhood education as her favorite. ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – June 12, 2024

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by John Few.

Events

Check out the 2024-25 edition of “Explore Huntsville-Madison”

Check out our new publication, “Explore Huntsville-Madison 2024-2025”. It explores many of the fun attractions, natural wonders, events, entertainment, shopping, and dining opportunities in our ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Brianne Holcombe

Robotics team, Say Watt!?!, takes FIRST LEGO awards in California

MADISON – Their skill and ingenuity led to awards, not their catchy team name (even though it’s a winner, too). The Say Watt!?! robotics team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Environmental Protection Agency or EPA

TARCOG lands $1.5-million grant from EPA for cleanup

MADISON – Residents in three areas of North Alabama will benefit from improvement of potential environmental concerns because of a $1.5 million grant that Top ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Mental Skills Coach Assists Team To National Championship Game- Roger Kitchen Builds Character

MADISON- Roger Kitchen Jr. pulls no punches when it comes to facing his past trials and tribulations and now wanting to help others to stray ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Ben Smith

Journey welcomes Ben Smith as Assistant Principal, Athletic Director

MADISON – Ben Smith likes the prospect of building a strong foundation on academic and extracurricular accomplishments at Madison’s newest middle school, Journey. Madison Board ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

American History Committee

Chandrakasem, Koswoski excel in DAR essay contests

MADISON – The Rainbolt Mountain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution or DAR has announced award winners with their American History Committee. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

American Legion

American Legion, VFW to retire flags on Flag Day

MADISON – Two veteran groups have scheduled a respectful ceremony that will give added meaning to Flag Day on June 14. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alabama Science & Engineering Fair or ASEF

Guo, Mysore, Saha dominate awards at regional, state science fairs

MADISON – Connie Guo, Urvi Mysore and Sahishnu Saha from James Clemens High School compiled a remarkable list of honors at both the North Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Brandon Jones

Madison Hospital names Brandon Jones ‘Employee of the Year’

MADISON – Brandon Jones, who works as an Emergency Room Technician, has earned the title, “Employee of the Year,” at Madison Hospital. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

mental health

MCS to present ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid’ sessions

MADISON – Parents, guardians and others who interact with children and teenagers can benefit from an online and a live session, “Youth Mental Health First ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Events

Annual Juneteenth Festival returns to Big Spring Park Saturday

HUNTSVILLE – Juneteenth National Independence Day is June 19, but Huntsville residents can celebrate early at the Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 15, in Big ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Braden Booth Named Mr. Baseball, Super All-State, Class 7A All-State

MADISON- When you’re good the accolades many times are never ending. Such is the case for Braden Booth who just completed his senior season of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Madison

Trash Pandas defeat Chattanooga 6-3 Saturday evening at Toyota Field

MADISON – Trash Pandas rightfielder Eric Wagaman went 3-4 with a homer, triple, two RBI and two runs scored as the Rocket City defeated Chattanooga ... Read more | Add your comment

by SPECIAL TO THE RECORD.

Lander McLarty Subaru

Low-key races (on foot and couch) pivotal for Rotary’s ‘Parrots 0.5K’

MADISON – “Finally, a Race for the Rest of Us.” Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Mill Creek Elementary School

Mill Creek names Deberry as outstanding staff employee

MADISON – Before working at Mill Creek Elementary School, Rolanda ‘Ro’ U. Deberry was already quite familiar with the campus and its population because of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

"Read Around the Block" at Madison Public Library

Madison Public Library readies for Summer Reading experience

MADISON – One of Madison County youth’s most likable and educational pursuits for summer is underway with the Summer Reading program at Madison Public Library. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Kerry Donaldson

Moore honored as ‘Staff Member of the Year’ at James Clemens

MADISON – Piper Moore is the 2024 “Staff Member of the Year” at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

D-Day

Madison City Community Orchestra to honor D-Day’s 80th anniversary

MADISON – Madison City Community Orchestra or MCCO will devote its summer concert to the 80th anniversary of D-Day when allied forces stormed the beaches ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – June 5, 2024

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by John Few.

Candace Watson

Rotary Club awards city employees Hall, Overman and Watson

MADISON – For the 24th consecutive year, Rotary Club of Madison has recognized three city workers who have shown exemplary performance in their jobs. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Carlos Mathews Named Athlete Of The Year

MADISON- Huntsville native and area resident Carlos Mathews was recently recognized by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey among four athletes named Alabama State Games Athletes of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Cotton Row Run’s 44th Running A Huge Success With Madison Runners

HUNTSVILLE- Mother Nature may have dampened the atmosphere, but Mr. Sunshine prevailed in the running of the 44th Bill Penney Toyota Cotton Row Run. Heavy ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Madison

Zoological Society proposes 3% electric tax on Limestone to start building zoo

By Erica Smith, Decatur Daily ATHENS — The North Alabama Zoological Society needs $65 million for the first phase of its proposed zoo in Limestone ... Read more | Add your comment

by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Hayley Davidson

Hayley Davidson earns ‘Teacher of the Year’ at Mill Creek

MADISON – For her fourth-graders, Hayley Davidson works diligently to build a classroom community that supports and encourages one another. Her peers voted for Hayley ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Events

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience opens today in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE – When you step into Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, you’re not stepping into an ordinary art gallery. You’re stepping into a full experience ... Read more | Add your comment

by Maria Rakoczy.

Home Place Park

‘Sounds of Summer’ concerts return to Home Place Park tonight

MADISON - Madison Arts Alliance urges residents to mark their calendars for the 2024 summer concert lineup for “Sounds of Summer.” Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison school board approves construction contract for new elementary school

MADISON – Madison City Schools is moving forward on building a new elementary school to serve its rapidly growing enrollment, now standing at almost 13,000 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

UAH researcher demonstrates for the first time a subluminal warp drive is possible

HUNTSVILLE – Two researchers at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have published a paper that demonstrates for the first time that a subluminal ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

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