Author Archives: The Madisonian

Basketball season preview

Though the weather outside is far too delightful to be considered winter, action on the hard court is ramping up for the 2014-15 basketball season. With teams playing their first games this week, action for the four Madison County high schools is sure to impress. Each area coach was asked to provide his or her outlook for this season. Here is a look at some of the local talent who will try to get the job done in the 2014-15 basketball campaign.

Please return my sweet golden retriever

On Friday, Sept. 12, at approximately 10 a.m., I was opening my little store in Ennis with the help of my golden retriever. I was interrupted for a very brief time by a phone call and in that short period of time, someone(s) decided to dognap my sweet 6-year-old golden. I’m a senior citizen and she is my companion dog. Now two hearts are broken and it’s very difficult to be here alone. You know where you got her so please return her. No questions. $1,000 reward. Or get in touch with White and White Veterinary Clinic in Ennis, and I will come get her.

Debate continues over public access from roads

How far do public rights-of-way extend from a county road?

The issue is still undecided, two years after Fifth Judicial Court Judge Loren Tucker ruled that public use of the Seyler Lane Bridge doesn’t guarantee public use of the Ruby River from the land around that bridge. And it’s been 10 years since the issue first arose in court.

Letters to the Editor-April 24, 2014

Readers Speak: Ennis superintendent explains ballot issue By Superintendent John M. Overstreet The annual school election will be held on Tuesday, May 6.  Since we only have one candidate running for the one open position, there will not be an election for trustee.   Incumbent Lisa Frye decided not to seek reelection this year.  Jaret Laurence […]