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Son-Shine Outreach honors volunteers

The Son-Shine Outreach Center Board of Directors and Employees honored the volunteers of the Center on April 25, with a thank you luncheon for all they do to make the Center run efficiently. … more

’Round town

How about a good story about some of our neighbors? Instead of enjoying a stress- free vacation, Jackie and Jack Jarrett, owners of Papa John’s Sausage and Jarret Meat Services, took their vacation … more

A Season of Change 

Recently Museum Curator Jane Reynolds commented that she’s heard that Sue Batson’s mother always made a fantastic coconut cake, and that she wished we could get that recipe for the Museum. Her … more

Schools preparing for annual Christmas band performance

The Christmas concert for elementary school children in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade will be Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. The concert will be at the Iola Elementary school gym. Students are … more

Annual Wild Game Dinner set

The Madison County Extension Office, together with the Madison County Beef and Forage Committee are hosting our annual Wild Game Dinner and Program on Sept. 15 from 6-9 p.m., registration begins at … more

Texas economy continues to grow

Christmas decorations are being hung, football playoffs are heating up, and we’re finally seeing some colder weather across East Texas. As we eagerly anticipate the arrival of this Christmas … more

Travel with care during the holidays

Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go … With the holidays all around us, you may be planning to travel a bit this season You may be traveling a few miles or … more

Iola gearing up for donkey basketball

Iola will have its annual donkey basketball game on Feb. 19 starting at 7 p.m. The first game will be senior students against teachers and the second game will be seniors vs. the community. Ticket … more

’Round Town Feb. 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’ve got a Valentine’s gift for you sun lovers. In only 25 days, March 11, daylight saving time begins. That means sunrise and sunset will be … more

Help on the way for Harvey

When I landed in Washington last week I had one priority: immediate relief for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. After witnessing the devastation first hand, I told my colleagues in Congress what … more

’Round Town

Congratulations to Tim Sandles, class of Madisonville High School 2001, who is now Dr. Tim Sandles, having successfully defended his dissertation last week. Sandles attended Texas A&M … more

Parking lots occasionally unsafe areas

Oh, how I love to shop. Oh, how I love to travel. Oh, how I love to shop and travel. I don't love parking lots, though. Sometimes parking lots are worse than a packed interstate. At least on … more

Fundraiser set for Iola resident

Please join us Saturday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m. to help raise money for Easton Evans, son of Red and Emily Evans, who was injured in an ATV accident. The evening will begin at 4:30 with a Mallett Bros … more

Small county communities part of rich fabric of history

Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles detailing the history of small towns in Madison County. Madison County Museum has a new exhibit about Mrs. Jane Colwell and the one-act plays she … more

Purple martins arriving soon

The purple martin is one of the most popular birds when it comes to homeowners wanting to attract and provide houses for. They the largest of the swallow species found in the United States. Over … more

Focus now shifts to immigration issue

As the Senate begins its debate on immigration reform and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals  this week, I will be working with President Trump to determine the best, most effective ways … more

Bedias Food Pantry open this Saturday

The Bedias Food Pantry will be open this Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please contact John Anderson at (936) 281-2706, for information on how you can help with this very important … more

Don’t be a consumer Christian

What have you done to serve in the Kingdom of God lately? This is an article I wrote back in 2014. I was looking back through my devotionals and I thought this one would be good for people hear … more

Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow

Reflecting on the last couple of weeks anticipating and then enduring hurricane Harvey, we are very proud and appreciative to live in such a caring and loving community. Thank you to those who came … more

’Round Town

Hats off to all of the men in our county who hooked up their boats and traveled to Houston to help pluck people from the water and the roof tops. Also to those who set up cooking areas and fed the … more
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