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Newspapers best for local news

In praise of our local newspapers: We read a recent editorial on the decline of local and regional newspapers across the country. We can easily get our news fix from the internet or television and … more

Center honors local leaders

The Madisonville Care Center held an appreciation luncheon last Wednesday for the area’s pastors and first responders. more

ICC to host food drive

The Iola Community Center is holding a school drive. We will be distributing school supplies on Saturday, July 29, at the community center from 1-3pm. The distribution is open to all Iola Elementary … more

Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow

November is a busy time in Bedias. The Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m., at the Bedias Civic Center. Election Day is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 7. Don’t forget the … more

Bedias Women’s Club meets Thursday

As we wrote this week’s column, we returned from J.D. Mallard’s service and are still trying to get our emotions in check after the terrible news about the Bedias traffic accident Wednesday, May … more

Grace does wonders for us

Titus 2:11-15 says, “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the … more

Volleyball takes area title

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on winning area. The Lady Bulldogs had their regional quarterfinals on Tuesday. If they won that, then they will be moving on to regionals on Nov. 10 … more

Disaster response required planning, practice

“Be disaster aware, take action to prepare.” We never really know how we will react to a situation until that situation actually happens. We may even react differently to the same type of … more

’Round Town May 23, 2018

Madisonville, we’ve got great kids. The band did well in competition this spring, the Mustang baseball team was phenomenal in its recent achievements and now our Mustang golf team has … more

’Round Town

Today a good day. Some of you have received rain, at times this week the weather has been a little cooler. Most importantly, few of us in our town have experienced the overwhelming ravages of the … more

Volleyball camp scheduled for youngsters

Iola Elementary will host a volleyball camp for girls finishing second grade through finishing seventh grade. This will be from June 11-14 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $60 per student. Aggieland … more

Bedias Women’s Club to meet

The Bedias Women’s Club meets at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bedias Civic Center. All Bedias area women are encouraged to attend and participate in all women’s club activities. Call Sharon Allen at … more

Settlers had the harder time in moving

Editor’s note: This is the second of two columns highlighting a pioneer family that settled in Madison County. After nine years, the McCorquodale family put down roots. Ephraim, Amanda, and … more

Bedias Health Clinic open for patients

The new Bedias health clinic opened its doors Monday and will observe an official ribbon cutting event and open house next Thursday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend for a tour of … more

Madison County through the lens of history

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part piece highlighting news stories from the 1800s regarding Madisonville and Madison County. Not long ago, I found where Bill Page, who is quite … more

New exhibit on local authors

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of two stories highlight a new exhibit of local authors at the Madison County Museum. Madison County Museum newest exhibit is entitled “Local … more

Committees continue interim work

Since I was a kid, I've always been fascinated by Punxsutawney Phil and his ability to predict the end of winter. With the utmost respect to the world's most famous groundhog, I sure hope he's wrong … more

Second Sunday Christian Movie Night this Sunday

Correction: Last Wednesday's, Jan. 31, Welcome to Bedias column, on page 9 of the Madisonville Meteor, included a photo caption stating that Bedias resident, Bob Goldstein, was running for … more

Building American prosperity

President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union Speech this week. My guest is Jim "Mac" McInvale, a successful businessman, founder of Gallery Furniture and world-class philanthropist … more

Committee works on hurricane response

Here's an update from your State Capitol. Transportation The House Committee on Transportation is the next stop on our tour of committee interim charges. This 13-member committee has … more
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