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HARDY  

Michael Hardy was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi. He attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he got a degree in songwriting. After moving to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue songwriting, and became a writing partner of the duo Florida Georgia Line.[3] Among the songs that Hardy wrote include "Up Down" by Morgan Wallen. Due to the song's success and encouragment from record producer Joey Moi, Hardy was signed to Big Loud Records in 2018.[4]

In October 2018, released an EP titled This Ole Boy, which he supported by joining Wallen's If I Know Me Tour.[5] This was followed in 2019 by the single "Rednecker",[6] and a second EP titled Where to Find Me. To support the EP, Hardy joined Florida Georgia Line on their Can't Say I Ain't Country Tour.[7]

Hardy also co-wrote Florida Georgia Line's singles "Simple" and "Talk You Out of It", Blake Shelton's singles "God's Country"[8] and "Hell Right", "Drop" by Dallas Smith, along with Chris Lane's single "I Don't Know About You".[9]

In September 2019, Hardy released a collaborative album titled Hixtape, Vol. 1,[9] which featured a total of 17 artists including Thomas RhettKeith UrbanTracy LawrenceJake OwenTrace AdkinsJoe DiffieZakk WyldeCole SwindellDustin Lynch, and Morgan Wallen.

Hardy was set to be on tour with Thomas Rhett in 2020 for Rhett's Center Point Road Tour, but the tour was postponed in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Events

  • Need Air Conditioning? Ohio Valley Opportunities May Be Able To Help

    Due to the public health crisis, those without central air that are age 65 and older, have an underlying health condition, or need to limit community exposure due to Coronavirus may qualify for a free air conditioner. This includes delivery and installation. If you meet one of these guidelines, call Kristen at 812-265-5858 ext.327

    at Ohio Valley Opportunities
  • Free Covid 19 testing

    FREE COVID-19 TESTING SITE The City of Madison is offering COVID-19 testing at the Senior Center beginning July 21st. This site will provide testing for up to 132 individuals per day free of charge without an appointment, symptoms, insurance, or a doctor’s note. Details The testing will be held at the Senior Center located at 208 N. Main St. The site will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday until at least mid-August. However, the site will close each day from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to provide staff with meal breaks. The testing site is managed by OptumServe and follows all CDC and State of Indiana COVID-19 guidelines. Therefore, only two individuals will be permitted in the building for testing at a time. While walk-ins are accepted, residents are encouraged to register for testing online. LHI.Care/covidtesting is the preferred method for registering and requesting appointments. It is available 24/7. The Call Center is only available during the test site hours of operation for select residents that do not have internet access. The phone number is 888-634-1116. Appointments are encouraged; patients arriving at the event site without a scheduled appointment will be registered by event staff upon arrival at the facility.

    at Madison Senior Center
  • Carroll County Career Services

    Job Seeker Services- Focus Career Job Search Portal, Interview Assistance, Job Fairs and Hiring Events, Youth and Young Adult Career Options Employer Services- Direct Access to Local Job Seekers for Employers, Talent Recruitment Assistance, Pre-screening, Assessment and Hiring Support, Job Posting on FOCUS Talent Job Search Portal Education and Training- Soft Skills Workshops, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant Funding, Career Training and Exploration Career Readiness- Resume and Cover Letter Services, Letter of Disclosure, Federal Bonding Walk in Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Friday by appointment Visit www.nkcareercenter.org for more information

    at Kentucky Career Center

Local News

Governor, Legislative Leaders Move Forward to Assure 100 Percent Funding for Indiana’s Schools

Concern has been raised in recent days that schools electing to begin the academic year by providing virtual-only instruction receive 85 percent of funding.

MMSP Award More Than $17 Thousand To Downtown Businesses

The grants were from Main Street’s new Business Resiliency Fund, established this spring as a direct response to the pandemic.

Local Sports

Local Sports Report

The girls golf season is underway in Indiana.

Big Ten Announces Postponement Of 2020-2021 Fall Sports Season

Includes all regular season contests, and Big Ten championships/tournaments.

IHSAA Issues Guidance On Spectators At Sporting Events

The fall sports season is right around the corner.