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Obituary: Grady Gill

Grady Gill, 71 of Madison, passed away October 26, 2013 while engaging in one of his favorite pastimes, gardening in his backyard. Mr. Gill was born June 2, 1942 to Thurman Northern and Sadie Williams Gill of Millerville, Ala. On June 2, 1963 he married his high

Best of the Best: Beyond pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness

By Cathy Best Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Wikipedia states the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries partnered to create the NBCAM “to promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against

Deer hunt is food for the soul

By Tim Ferguson Autumn, what a great time of year. The air is crisp and clean, humidity and temperatures are down, leaves are beginning to change colors, and it’s football season. Oct. 19, another beautiful morning, was met with the sound of distant gunfire signaling the beginning

Congratulations to newlyweds Cody and Kandice

By Mae Buice, Columnist Where did October go? Can’t believe how the time passes as you get older. It seems only yesterday it was beginning of summer. Now fall is here and it will be November the next time I write. Weather is not too much to

Pastor’s Appreciation Day celebrates ministry

By T. Adrenne Terrell, Columnist Where did October go? Can’t believe how the time passes as you get older. It seems only yesterday it was beginning of summer. Now fall is here and it will be November the next time I write. Weather is not too much

Prince Avenue Baptist celebrates forty years with Pastor Ricketts

  By Betty Moore, Columnist I learned that Earl Smith is in a nursing home at Franklin. He seems to enjoy it and has made good friends with another man. They are thinking about putting him in the same room. Billy and Donna Hinesley who lived at

We need discipline, obedience, work, effort, cooperation, and time with Holy Spirit

  By Margie Ward, Columnist Sunday morning attendance was good; some members were out for different reasons, cold weather, sickness, jobs, etc. We pray for all the sick to be better real soon and will be out and about soon. Thankful for the visitors that come week

Will we have a mild winter? Slice a persimmon to find out

  By Rachel Harper, Columnist I t was down to 32 degrees and a white, white frost here and everywhere on this past Saturday!  A lot of fires were built over the weekend, too, I believe!  Mrs. Andrew Whitaker from over in Greshamville called me up on

house Bootiful

By Andrea Gable & Photos By Josiah Connelly Beware: Halloween is not just for trick-or-treaters anymore. Shifting from a traditionally kid-centric holiday, Halloween has grown to provide just as much appeal for adults. For one night of the year the kid in all of us is able

Hudak: “Daffodils are the harbingers of spring”

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist t’s not even winter and I’m talking about spring! Actually I’m talking about daffodils now because they need to be planted in the fall and we are quickly leaving that season. Even if you don’t like flowers or gardening, daffodils create such a