Supreme dairy show a first for county, country

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Helena Hall, 5, washes her cousin Kai Parker’s calf named “Special.” Hall had already given her own calf, “Brooklyn,”...

Trips can be easy on gas tank

With the constant rise of gas prices, many have been forced to scale down, if not cancel altogether, their plans for summer travel. A drive...

See carnivores up-close & personal at The Wilds

Messenger photos by Whitney Wilson Coy Zebras, while beautiful, are also shy. Often times, visitors can only steal a glance of these creatures as...

Column: Crumb-crushing curtain-climber changes world

It was exactly three years ago this month when Kyle and I first met. He was a spineless little imp that drooled a lot...

Fair Photos

London sweeps ambassador contest The winners of the 2007 Madison County Junior...

Letter: Group effort can prevent ‘ghost town

A few letters have appeared in our papers recently about West Jefferson becoming a “ghost town.” They are indeed correct that there is a trend...

Smith notches another golf victory

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick Ed Valentino and Rheba Smith won the 2007 Handicap Club Championships at London Country Club. It was Valentino’s fourth...

Hospital thanks contributors: Progress made already on breast ca

The Madison County Hospital Foundation’s new Business Partners are: (front row, from left) Don Coonfare and Ray Glock, West Jefferson VFW Post 7005; Nancy...

Remember When: County fair board in 1938

It’s fair week! Through July 14, the Madison County Fairgrounds in London will be abuzz...

Development issues heat up in WJ

Concerns over how to handle commercial and industrial growth sparked heated discussion between West Jefferson council members and Mayor Tom Phillips at the July...

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