THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE MADISON VALLEY, RUBY VALLEY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Madison County

On track

Chalk it up to all that fresh, Madison County air – a number of our high schools’ track and field competitors are leading the way in the Class C Western rankings. With several meets under their belts, here’s where they landed as of April 26, according to athletic.net.

*Bold numbers denote standings statewide.

BOYS 100 METERS

Rough road ahead

For nearly three decades a portion of the rugged Axolotl Lakes Road, which connects the Shining Mountains neighborhood in Ennis to Virginia City, has been closed to automobile traffic but open to snowmobile use from December 1 to April 15.

All entrants into The Prospects competition pictured here, overlayed on an image of the state of Montana. PHOTO COURTESY OF JODY SANDRU

Madison County cleaned up

A person can get stuck in the mentality that if you grow up in a small area, you won’t have the same opportunities as others living in cities or metropolitan places. It can feel like the success of whatever it is you are trying to succeed in is based on location, not ability or passion.

William and Katherine Ennis. PHOTO COURTESY MADISON VALLEY HISTORY ASSOCIATION

Son of Ireland

The month of March is an especially appropriate time to consider the life of one of Madison County’s early residents and founding fathers, William Ennis. William was the sixth of eleven children born to John and Mary Ennis; who had emigrated to Ireland from Scotland. William was born on St.

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