Madoline Markham, Author at Shelby County Reporter


PROFILE: All about relationships

Scott Dillard‘s efforts are behind many new gems at the University of Montevallo, but if you bring them up, he’ll just point you to the ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:39 am


PROFILE: Always welcome at Rio’s

By GRAHAM BROOKS  Crystal Hamrick is doing anything but sleeping at 11 p.m. Instead she’s racking up miles as she paces back-and-forth in Rio’s, a ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Friday, February 28, 2020 4:37 pm


PROFILE: Collector’s Paradise: Take a tour of Montevallo’s Spring Creek Prop Farm

Drive past the farmland just beyond Calera Middle School on Highway 22 after dinner time, and it might look like any other hay field in ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Friday, February 28, 2020 8:22 am


PROFILE: County Chief: For 26 years Alex Dudchock has painted a vision for Shelby County

Mid-afternoon for Shelby County Manager Alex Dudchock generally looks like answering emails and looking at reports, but invite him into a meeting at that time ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:21 am

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PROFILE: Our pleasure: Three decades of Shelby County’s first Chick-fil-A

By GRAHAM BROOKS Mark Meadows wears a number of different hats as the saying goes, but on this particular day, he’s traded in his business ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:58 pm


PROFILE: Mark Sanders’ road of opportunity

By Graham Brooks Sounds from the Burns and Allen Comedy Show of the 1940s can be heard coming from the speakers of a 2010 Toyota ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:47 pm


PROFILE: Meet Donut Joe

Jose Rodriguez has his hands busy as a train rumbles by the corner of Highway 52 and Lee Street in Pelham. At 3 a.m. he’s ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Monday, February 24, 2020 6:15 pm


PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 3

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 51-75. Find the rest here. 51. Noah Galloway Veteran & ... Read more

by Madoline Markham, Friday, March 1, 2019 3:29 pm