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Record earns APA awards

The Madison County Record earned several honors in the Alabama Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Among the awards it received were:
• First place, Best printing
• First place, Best Education Coverage
• First place, Best Sports Photo by Todd Thompson
• Second place, Best Humorous Column by Leada Gore
• Second place, Best Editorial Column by Gore
• Second place, Best Sports News In-Depth Coverage by Thompson
• Third place, First Amendment Award for coverage of Madison Police Chief interviews
Some 64 newspapers submitted 2,525 entries in this year’s contest. The awards will be presented at the APA’s June 5 convention.
The Record also received awards in the APA’s advertising contest. Those awards included:
• First place, Best Signature Page
• Second place, Best Single Black and White ad smaller than half page by Jill Copeland
• Third place, Sweepstakes Award, the contest’s top honor
• Third place, Best Classified Page
• Third place for Best One-Time Special Section
• Third place, Best Classified Display Ad

Bob Jones High School

American Legion Baseball organizing for new season

Discovery Middle School

Gifted Specialists fill broad needs of 20% of students

Madison

Mill Creek Greenpower Team motors to first place in Oxford

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Competition Cheer Team takes fourth state title

Madison

The celebration continues: Madison Street Festival awards grants to 16 Madison educational programs

Events

The Loomis Brothers Circus returns this weekend

James Clemens High School

Wyche earns full-tuition scholarship from Cameron Education Foundation

Madison

ReadyFest returns to underscore need for preparedness

Madison

Winter Knights Chess Tournament sets record attendance

Harvest

Delta Sigma Theta plans exciting evening with ROUGE – A Go Red Event

Events

Burritt on the Mountain to host Shane Adkins for Coffeehouse Concert series

Bob Jones High School

Sponsors essential to achieving Madison Street Festival’s traditions

Madison

Registration opens to vie for seat in pre-kindergarten

Huntsville

Former doctor from Madison sued for overdose death

James Clemens High School

Donaldson piloting James Clemens as Acting Principal

Madison

Discovery of woman’s body in Hazel Green leads to investigation of possible murder-suicide

Huntsville

Rookie Rally Chess Tournament returns to Blossomwood

Huntsville

Arts Huntsville awards $280,000 in grants to area arts organizations

Bob Jones High School

Nichols’ podcast reflects on MCS’ 25th anniversary

Madison

Regions Bank on Madison Blvd robbed again

Madison

JAN. 20 DEADLINE: Madison Visionary Partners asking for nominations for first annual MVP awards

Madison

Damaging winds, flooding possible tonight

Madison

Community remembers Donald Spencer’s public service

Madison

Water main break postpones Bob Jones vs. Austin basketball games

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