MADISON COUNTY - Anderson-Simpson Post 89 of The American Legion will conduct Memorial Day Veteran’s Remembrance Ceremonies at the Sheridan, Laurin, Taylor (Alder), Nevada City and Virginia City cemeteries on Memorial Day, May 28.
ENNIS - The memorial service for a veteran who wished to build a memorial to honor all veterans took place Saturday afternoon, May 19, at the Ennis Veterans Memorial in front of the community school.
There, people from all over the U.S. came to honor and remember Lieutenant Colonel Andrew “Andy” DeBona.
ENNIS -- The Madison Theatre hosted a big crowd -- about 80 people -- Tuesday evening, May 1.
They’d come to view a film, “Walking Man: No One Does It Alone,” and listen to the subject of that film, Mark Norwine, share his family’s experience dealing with what he called a “stigmatized” subject, mental illness.
SHERIDAN – Christ Episcopal Church, located on Main Street in Sheridan, is celebrating Pentecost and the creation of the Christian church and kicking off a campaign to restore the church’s historic stained glass windows on Sunday, May 20.
Patsy Eckert has been painting since she was 14 years old.
“Art promotes creativity and imagination,” she said.
HARRISON – On Saturday morning, April 29, in a field north of Harrison, Tyler Dixon, Jeff Gerhardt and Larry Leonard carefully walked towards a burning blue four-door sedan. The car was engulfed in flame and throwing plumes of gray smoke into the warming sky.
Mark Odegard still remembers his first time in Ennis – as a child in 1945, driving through on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. Later, his family would come out for a week every summer to fish and stay in the Riverside Cabins. After school and a career that took him all over the world, he made a more permanent move to Ennis in 2005.
The Madisonian is excited to introduce its new editor John Taylor. Taylor assumed his new role on April 26, after the previous editor, Geoff Hamill, transitioned over to the West Yellowstone Star, The Madisonian’s sister paper.
Brian Brocious has lived in the Madison Valley for eight years after moving from his home state, Michigan. A desire for wide open spaces and access to the great outdoors just steps from his front door is what sent him west. “I enjoy the public land access,” he said. “I can be in the mountains or on the water within minutes.”
Winter has been on the ground for seven months, with our first snowfall back in September. After the last dumping from Mother Nature the second week of April, I told myself if I ever meet a groundhog named Phil, who knows what might happen.