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Austin Troxell out for the season

Austin Troxell out for the season

One of the top football recruits in Alabama has had to move to the sidelines the remainder of the 2016 season. Madison Academy’s Austin Troxell suffered a torn…

Local players in Under Armour All-American Game

Local players in Under Armour All-American Game

For the third time of its 10-year history the annual Under Armour All-America Football Game will have representation from the immediate Huntsville area as both LaBryan Ray of…

PREVIEW: MA Mustangs face major Class 4A No. 2 vs. No. 3 clash

PREVIEW: MA Mustangs face major Class 4A No. 2 vs. No. 3 clash

Class 4-A will have its first major matchup of the 2016 season as second ranked Madison Academy (4-1, 3-0) visits Memorial Stadium in Haleyville to face the No.…

PREVIEW: Bob Jones Patriots to face Hewitt-Trussville in closely watched premier match-up

PREVIEW: Bob Jones Patriots to face Hewitt-Trussville in closely watched premier match-up

What is regarded as the premier contest in high school football this week in Alabama, the No. 5 Bob Jones Patriots will hit the road to face No.…

PREVIEW: James Clemens and Grissom are both on a roll, just in the opposite directions

PREVIEW: James Clemens and Grissom are both on a roll, just in the opposite directions

The James Clemens Jets are on a roll and so are the Grissom Tigers. The Jets are on a three-game winning streak while the Tigers have a 15…

PREVIEW: Sparkman and Huntsville evenly matched going into Friday’s game

PREVIEW: Sparkman and Huntsville evenly matched going into Friday’s game

The Sparkman versus Huntsville gathering this Friday at Milton Frank Stadium will be the battle of the 2-3 teams with the winner positioning itself for the remainder of…

News

Nominations needed for Madison Family of the Year

Nominations needed for Madison Family of the Year

Madison Family of the Year Nominate Today!   The City of Madison is accepting nominations…

Jets Marching Band performs at Space and Rocket Center for London film crew

Jets Marching Band performs at Space and Rocket Center for London film crew

The James Clemens High School marching band performed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center…

Police warn of traffic problems for homecoming parade

Police warn of traffic problems for homecoming parade

Rush hour traffic in Madison will be tied up this Thursday, September 22,  because of…

Construction for new Zierdt Road interchange to begin early 2017

Construction for new Zierdt Road interchange to begin early 2017

Local leaders from Madison County and the City of Madison announced that the new interchange…

Schools

Madison City Schools prepare students with hands-on, real world experience

Madison City Schools prepare students with hands-on, real world experience

Students at Discovery and Liberty Middle School are getting a very hands-on education. “A few years ago, we added a STEM Academy to the middle schools and one…

Bob Jones announces 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

Bob Jones announces 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

Each year for Homecoming the Bob Jones High School Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding alumni of BJHS who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a…

Monrovia Middle School to host carnival Sept. 15-17

Monrovia Middle School to host carnival Sept. 15-17

Monrovia Middle School is hosting the 15th Annual Fall Community Carnival at Monrovia Middle School on 1216 Jeff Road, Huntsville AL 35806. This family friendly event is open…

Libby Liberty coming to Sparkman to kick off Super Citizen Program

Libby Liberty coming to Sparkman to kick off Super Citizen Program

This September, star of stage, screen and now … print, Libby Liberty™, will hit the road in support of her educational school tour and children’s book promo events.…

Lifestyle

Republican Women ‘Destination: White House’ Tour coming to Madison Sept. 21

Republican Women ‘Destination: White House’ Tour coming to Madison Sept. 21

National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) leaders and their red, white and blue bus named “Rosie” will roll through Mobile, then…

God’s Lemonade Stand: Stop And Breathe

God’s Lemonade Stand: Stop And Breathe

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon…

9/11 sparked a call to arms for local recruiters

9/11 sparked a call to arms for local recruiters

Jeremiah Berger was a 22-year-old working in the receiving department at The Home Depot in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and doing his…

Business

Kroger opens new store on Wall Triana Hwy. in Madison

A new Kroger off Wall Triana Highway opened Wednesday morning, replacing the old store on Hughes Road. As the first 100 people made their way into the…

Churches

Madison United Methodist Church hosting human foosball tournament

Have you ever wanted to compete in a FREE human foosball tournament? Well here is your chance! Madison United Methodist Church is hosting this event during the…

Opinion

E-Verify is an impractical and punitive measure

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? Send your opinion to info@madisonweeklynews.com with the subject “Dear Editor.” Dear Editor, Guilty until proven innocent.  That’s what…

Health & Fitness

Rise in cases of Enterovirus in Alabama among other states

Respiratory illnesses caused by an enterovirus are sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and Southeast, health officials say. Twelve states are reporting clusters of…

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