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By Staff
Record earns contest honors
The Madison County Record earned five awards in the Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. "This is exciting news for all of us at the Record," Publisher Leada DeVaney said. "Last year, the Record was named the most improved weekly newspaper in the state. This year, we've continued that trend. These awards are something our staff, readers and advertisers can all take pride in."
The Record received the following awards:
* First place, Best Printing
* First place, Best Use of Color/Editorial
* First place, Best Local Economic Coverage
* First place, Best News Feature Story
* Second place, Best Editorial Column
The Record was one of 76 newspapers taking part in the contest. More than 2,825 entries were submitted. The awards will be presented at the APA's 132nd annual summer convention held at Perdido Beach Resort at Orange Beach.
Storm damage relief available Madison is one of several counties in Alabama that qualify for storm damage relief. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, $4.7 million in federal funds has been approved for disaster relief. For more information, call 1-800-621-3362.
Talent contest coming July 5 The Tennessee Valley Talent Competition will take place on Saturday, July 5 at the Huntsville Von Braun Center beginning at 5 p.m. Competition for cash, trophies and gift certificates will include dancing, singing, bands and acoustic solo artists. Age categories are: 9-12, juniors; 13-15, teens; 16-19, seniors and 20 up, adults. A portion of the proceeds will go to Waiting Spouses, a local group of wives separated from their husbands who are on active military duty. For entry information, call 704-5684 or visit the website, www.valleytalent.cc.

Bob Jones High School

CMSgt. Ellis Clark awarded title of Drill Master

Events

Huntsville Botanical Garden and UAH partner for Shakespeare in the Garden

Madison

Chess league honors Epling as ‘Coach of the Year’

Harvest

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

Bob Jones High School

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

Huntsville

Pre-K Center selects Parameswaran as top teacher

Discovery Middle School

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

Harvest

TARCOG lands $1.5-million grant from EPA for cleanup

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

Bob Jones High School

Journey welcomes Ben Smith as Assistant Principal, Athletic Director

Madison

Chandrakasem, Koswoski excel in DAR essay contests

Harvest

American Legion, VFW to retire flags on Flag Day

Madison

Stundtner proves skills as Midtown’s ‘Staff Member of the Year’

James Clemens High School

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

Harvest

Madison Hospital names Brandon Jones ‘Employee of the Year’

Bob Jones High School

MCS to present ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid’ sessions

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – June 12, 2024

Events

Annual Juneteenth Festival returns to Big Spring Park Saturday

Bob Jones High School

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

Harvest

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

Bob Jones High School

Mill Creek names Deberry as outstanding staff employee

Bob Jones High School

Madison Public Library readies for Summer Reading experience

James Clemens High School

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

Harvest

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

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