Drug Court graduation
The 25th Judicial Circuit Adult and Juvenile Drug Courts invite the public to join in celebrating the success of its most recent drug court graduates on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Circuit Court of the Boone County Courthouse in Madison.
Special guest speaker will be United States Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).
Refreshments will be served.
Boone County Commission meeting
The next regular session meeting of the Boone County Commission is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.
The agenda includes: Call to Order; Exonerations; Minutes; County Clerk’s Appointments & Finals; Public Comments
New Business, including Terry Martin, RIC; Kris Mitchell, Director Economic Development regarding Records Management Grant; Rachael Stephens, Chief Deputy County Clerk regarding Point and Pay Debit Card Process; Michael Mayhorn, IT regarding E-mail server upgrade; Phillip Montague, Colane Cable regarding Franchise; Shelia Woodard, Bloomingrose regarding Petition concerning #2 Transfer Station; Randy Lawson, Mountain State Waste regarding Solid Waste Transfer Stations; and Jim Gore, Administrator, regarding Radiation Detection Annual Renewal, Resignation of County Employee, Bid Opening for On Road Diesel Fuel and Bid Opening for Large Truck Tires.
Also Update Boards & Authorities; Approve bills and purchase orders; Solid Waste Authority Meeting and a public meeting regarding precinct changes. Subject to update 72 hours prior to meeting, please check the Boone County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex bulletin boards for updates.
Library board meeting
The Boone Madison Public Library Board Meeting is Oct. 19, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. at the library in downtown Madison.
Nightmare on Main Street
The “Nightmare on Main Street” in Whitesville haunted house is located beside the former Richard Brown Insurance Agency in Whitesville.
Three floors of fright await you.
It will be open Oct. 16-17; Oct. 23-24; and Oct. 30-31 at 7 p.m. each night.
Trunk or Treat
Join in Halloween fun at the City of Madison’s Trunk or Treat celebration, Thursday, Oct. 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Boone County Commission parking lot on lower Madison’s Main Street (If it is raining, the event will be at the Madison Civic Center).
A fun time for children to parade in their Halloween costumes in a safe environment, receive treats, fun and games and fire truck rides.
Trick or Treat for the City of Madison is Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Boone County Trick or Treat
Boone County has scheduled “Trick or Treat” in the unincorporated areas of the county for Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Harlem Superstars at Scott
Please come out and join the Harlem Superstars on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m., as they perform at Scott High School.
The show consists of a lot of fan-to-player interaction, which sets Harlem Superstars apart from many other major sports teams in America. Autograph session, dancing and high-fives are just some of the fan interaction you may see at the game.
There will be a halftime show where kids are brought out from the stands to participate in a contest for a chance to win a prize. Come out for a great evening of family entertainment.
The Madison Civic Center will be open for indoor walkers, Monday thru Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please stop by Madison City Hall to sign in before walking.
Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch
The Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch will meet Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Foster Community Center.
Speaker for this month will be Rodney Miller, Executive Director of West Virginia Sheriff Association.
Our meetings are very informing and we invite everyone to attend.
Masquerade mystery dinner
Join the Madison-Danville Jaycees on Oct. 17 at the Madison Civic Center for a masquerade themed murder mystery dinner. The event will run 6 to 9 p.m., is family friendly, and will have raffles, costume contests, and more.
For more information, visit MasqueradeMysteryDinner.eventbrite.com or call Sara at 304-784-4259 or 304-784-4259.
Secret Santa applications are currently being accepted at the Boone County Community Organization office located at 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road (behind the Health Departnent).
If you receive any amount of SNAP benefits you automatically qualify for Secret Santa for children 12 and under. Bring your SNAP card and SS# numbers for everyone in the household. If you do not receive SNAP benefits bring proof of monthly household income and a formulary will be used to see if you qualify.
The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. No applications will be accepted after this date.
Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair
REV UP Madison’s annual Christmas Arts and Craft Fair is Saturday, Nov. 28 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., start your Christmas shopping with beautiful arts and crafts from local vendors.
Vendor spaces are 10 x 10 and $20 each, to register call Tammy Hill, Madison City Hall, 304-369-2762.
After shopping at the arts and craft fair go to businesses on Main and State Streets in Madison and participate in “Shop Small Day.”