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The Scott High and Sherman High tennis teams each have each enjoyed success with players both old and new. Forfeits included, Sherman triumphed in the meet, with the boys winning 5-2 and the girls winning 4-3.

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LICK CREEK - An early lead taken by Lincoln County High School (12-5) on April 10 could have spelled defeat for Scott High (4-10), but the Lady Hawks came together to push back and ultimately win the day.

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MADISON - The Boone County Sheriff's Office has completed new training.

The entire staff at the law enforcement division has completed dementia-friendly training provided by WV Cares. The trained staff includes all sworn law enforcement officers as well as civilians.

The home of John and Vanessa Turner of Holly Hills has been selected by Wildwood Garden Club as the Yard of the Month for April. Congratulations John and Vanessa Turner of Holly Hills.

MADISON - The Madison Police Department has found positive results in the services of professionally trained K-9s that make drug investigations and seizures much more comprehensive and effective.

WHARTON - When Sherman High and Van High meet in cross-county rivalry games, one thing is for certain - the student-athletes are going to play hard for the Class A Boone County-based schools.

Send event information to Phil Perry at pperry@hdmediallc.com.

APRIL 22

n The Toney's Branch Freewill Baptist Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. on April 22 with singers and the Rev. Rick Cooper from Lincoln County. Pastor Robert Perdue, Jr. welcomes the community. The church is located a half-mile up Toney's Branch.

WSB Insurance Services, Inc. to James Paul Florentz, lot, Prichard City

Whitesville State Bank to James Paul Florentz, lots, Whitesville

RACINE - Boone County Sheriff's Deputy David Sutphin arrested a man during a traffic stop on April 2 and it was discovered that the Ford Fusion the man was driving and a Martin acoustic guitar found after a search of the vehicle allegedly belonged to a woman who had reported both items stolen a week earlier.

MADISON - Madison Medical, a part of Southern West Virginia Health System, has welcomed a new member to its team.

Mary Phipps began her career as a registered nurse and furthered her education with a Masters Degree from West Virginia University in 2010 and then began to practice as a family nurse practitioner.

NAUGATUCK - The Tug Valley Lady Panthers picked up another win over Class AA competition on Friday night as they defeated the Scott Lady Skyhawks by a final score of 7-4 at the Tug Valley High School softball field.

Scott High's Piper Cook has been awarded the prestigious West Virginia University Foundation Scholarship and is the first Skyhawk to have the honor.  

WHARTON - Van Junior-Senior (10-7) put on an impressive defensive display on April 6, defeating the visiting Saint Joseph Central (3-5) in the second game of a doubleheader with the Lady Irish.

WHARTON — When Sherman High and Van High meet in cross-county rivalry games, one thing is for certain - the student-athletes are going to play hard for the Class A Boone County-based schools.

MADISON - During the City of Madison's regular session on April 1, one citizen made his concerns known regarding the condition of the streets of Madison and the effectiveness of the city's recycling pick-up service.

DANVILLE - The town of Danville provided an update regarding the walking bridge that will link Riverside Drive and the Madison City Park with Park Avenue in Danville and will become part of the existing Madison-Danville Wellness Trail.

Send event information to Phil Perry at pperry@hdmediallc.com.

APRIL 10-13

n The Racine United Methodist Church, located at 998 Short Creek Road, will be in revival with the Rev. Carolyn Walker at 7 p.m. daily, from April 10 through April 13. There will be special singing each evening as follows; Wednesday, April 10, will be The Central Community Mass Choir; Thursday, April 11, will be Angie Richardson; Friday, April, 12 will be Grace Parks; Saturday, April 13, will be City of Refuge Singers. All are invited to attend. For more information, call Pastor Damron B. Bradshaw at 304-541-0753.

OTTAWA - A man was injured when another man allegedly attacked him with a gasoline powered chainsaw on March 24.

Joey Brown, 57, of Jeffrey, was charged with felony malicious wounding.