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Steele honored as top teacher at James Clemens

MADISON – Kristen Steele, who teaches introductory through advanced placement chemistry, is Teacher of the Year at James ... Read more | Add your comment

Bethany Stoots at Bob Jones authors ‘Lilly’s Day Coping with Autism’

MADISON – Bethany Stoots knows that diversity exists all around us, and it’s okay to be different. She ... Read more | Add your comment

Red Cross says donors needed to combat severe blood shortages due to pandemic

New effects of pandemic leading to significant drop in nation’s blood supply The American Red Cross is experiencing ... Read more | Add your comment

Fitness Arts Center entertains with Irish dance in local, out-of-state venues

MADISON – With COVID-19’s constraints drastically reduced, Fitness Arts Center has scheduled a wide range of classes and ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – June 9, 2021

You can now download a digital copy of The Madison Record each week. Look for it every Wednesday morning right here. You can read it ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Digital Version

Check out the 2021-22 edition of “Explore Huntsville-Madison”

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

by John Few.

Crissy Stegherr

Crissy Stegherr, ‘Teacher of the Year,’ transitions with success to virtual instruction

MADISON – Clarissa ‘Crissy’ Stegherr, “Teacher of the Year” at Madison Elementary School, flipped drawbacks of virtual instruction to give her students a solid, learning ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

math club

Mill Creek fifth-graders awarded in Noetic Learning Math Contest

MADISON – Before the end of the 2020-2021 school year, fifth-grade students at Mill Creek Elementary School braved one of math’s age-old challenges – the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Kailyn Grant

Kailyn Grant named Grand Award Winner in International Science & Engineering Fair

MADISON – Kailyn Grant, a junior at Bob Jones High School, is a Grand Award winner in the 2021 Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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New exhibit ‘Uncaged’ opens today at Huntsville Botanical Garden

HUNTSVILLE – A new exhibit opens today at the Huntsville Botanical Garden called “Uncaged: Birds, Nature, and You.” The all-ages outdoor experience features a collection ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Check these photos out!

Check out these photos NASA shared today. It’s almost time for the big lift! NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems crews at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center are ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient to speak in Huntsville on birthday of U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE – Captain Mike Rose, one of only 70 living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, will be the speaker for the June meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Alabama Wildlife Federation

State, national agencies certify Rainbow Outdoor Classroom

MADISON – At the dedication of Rainbow Elementary School’s Outdoor Classroom, a quote on a banner summarized the objective: “Every child is a different kind ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Girls' Chess Night

Girls Chess Night returns for summer face-to-face, online events

MADISON – Summertime has arrived and so has the return of Girls Chess Night with special sessions that Madison City Chess League or MCCL sponsors. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Allison Daugherty

Daugherty strives for safety, friendliness as ‘Teacher of the Year’

MADISON – While ‘structure’ is important in her physical education classes, Allison Daugherty tries her best to get to know each individual student and nurture ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Katie Britt announces run for US Senate

By Todd Stacy, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY — Katie Britt has made it official: the Wiregrass native and former head of the state’s largest business organization ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Alabama State Board of Education

Governor recognizes Aparna Bhooshanan for national commendation

MADISON – A national women’s organization has acknowledged the technical initiative of Aparna Bhooshanan, a student at Bob Jones High School. In turn, Gov. Kay ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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Madison man arrested in connected to Jan. 6 Capitol breach

Defendant accused of throwing objects, including wooden 4×4 and metal barricade, at U.S. Capitol Police WASHINGTON — Tuesday, an Alabama man was arrested for crimes ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

College-Sponsored National Merit scholarships

Madison students earn College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships

MADISON – Determination and focus of Madison students have resulted in College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships from National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Jimmy Perdue

Jimmy Perdue earns title of “Staff Member of the Year” in Transportation

MADISON – Jimmy Perdue views his co-workers as part of his family. Those family members chose Perdue as “Staff Member of the Year” in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Ashwin Prabhakar

Bob Jones’ Marci, Prabhakar rank second nationally with Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision

MADISON – Joe Macri and Ashwin Prabhakar, sophomores at Bob Jones High School, claimed second place in the nation in ExploraVision STEM Competition, sponsored by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Cotton Row Run Training For Labor Day Date Change

HUNTSVILLE- Registration for the 2021 Cotton Row Run is still underway as the 41st running of the annual 10K extravaganza has been moved from its ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Alvin Briggs Named AHSAA Executive Director

MONTGOMERY- Alvin Briggs has been named the Executive Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Association replacing Steve Savarese who retired from the position after ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Ann Marie Martin

Partnership for a Drug-Free Community nixes ‘big tobacco’s’ tactics

MADISON – Partnership for a Drug-Free Community, a local agency, is exploring the tobacco industry’s long history of targeting teenagers. Partnership has produced a traveling ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Chess Camp

Get on board! Summer Chess Camp returns with in-person sessions

MADISON – Players will be happy to ‘get on board’ as in-person sessions return in 2021 to Summer Chess Camp, sponsored by Madison City Chess ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Family celebration will be held Saturday in Madison subdivision

MADISON – A  free family summer celebration and grand opening for a sidewalk library will be held in Madison June 5 starting at 11:30 a.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

2021 Concerts in the Park starts June 7

The free concerts includes local food trucks every Monday through Aug. 9 HUNTSVILLE – Arts Huntsville and the City of Huntsville Department of Parks and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Mazda Toyota to build entry-level SUV Corolla Cross at Limestone plant; hiring continues

HUNTSVILLE — Mazda Toyota Manufacturing revealed Wednesday that the first of the two all-new vehicles it will build at its $2.3 billion Limestone County plant ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Memorial Day brought a (near) return to normal

So, that was normal — or at least a reasonable facsimile. Across Alabama this past weekend, people marked Memorial Day weekend not in the fashion ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Alabama State Science and Engineering Fair

James Clemens students show science proclivity at state meet

MADISON – James Clemens High School students left no doubt about their technical knowledge at the Alabama State Science and Engineering Fair. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Cheryl Peterson Bailey

A teacher’s perspective: Cheryl Bailey will remember West Madison, the ‘hidden gem’

MADISON – Sometimes, the best reflections grace the eyes of a teacher. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Cindi Sanderson

West Madison’s legacy to thrive in memories of its friends

MADISON – With the close of the 2020-2021 school year, West Madison Elementary School is transitioning from serving elementary grades to a central site for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bria Burnette

Burnette honored as 2021 ‘Teacher of the Year’ at Horizon

MADISON – Bria Burnette is 2021 “Teacher of the Year” at Horizon Elementary School. Burnette has taught entirely at Horizon since her start in January ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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