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Sturgill Simpson Named Colonel In Home State

Sturgill Simpson, center, listened while Sen. Morgan McGarvey left, spoke Tuesday on the floor of the state Senate in Frankfort. Christian Tyler Randolph

Kentucky Colonel

The governor of Kentucky is honoring Sturgill Simpson with the highest title of honor someone can receive.  The singer-songwriter from Jackson was named a Kentucky Colonel this week.  He was honored by both the state House of Representatives and the state Senate.  Representative James Kay called Simpson "a proud Kentuckian" and "a man of the people."

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Events

  • Mayor's Movies in the Park 2019

    Summer is coming and we're excited about the movies you helped us choose. Add these movies and dates to your calendar, and stay up to date with the City of Madison on facebook, twitter, and instagram. Stay tuned for more surprise movie dates/times for this summer! Friday May 24th-Cars 3 Friday June 21st-Mary Poppins TBD-Madison Friday July 19th-Aladdin Saturday August 24th-Ralph Breaks the Internet Saturday Sept 14th-Captain America Saturday Sept 21st-The Lego Batman Movie Saturday October 12th-Dumbo Stay tuned for more surprise movies and events!

    at Bicentennial Park
  • Summer Meals For Kids

    June 3- July 26 (no meals July 4 & 5) Lunches served from noon-12:40 daily for kids 18 and under Hanover sites: Hanover Town Park and Madison Mobile Home Park/Woodside Madison sites: Presidential Estates and Madison Village Sponsored by River Valley Resources

    at Hanover Town Park
  • Water Aerobics class

    Crystal Beach is offering Water Aerobics classes again this year. Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays-9a-10a Tuesdays/Thursdays 7p-8p Bring your own noodle. No children allowed in or around pool during classes Classes are $2 per session or $30 for season pass If you purchase a season pool pass-aerobics class is included at no additional charge

    at Crystal Beach Pool

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Local Sports

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Kurt beat Kyle to the finish line by 0.076 of a second

Custer scores Xfinity Series leading fifth victory in Alsco 300

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Kentucky Speedway’s tripleheader race weekend continues tonight with the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Alsco 300