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A tragic scene

When does a tragic scene become everyday fodder and just another headline on a screen?   Madisonville CISD High School Students witnessed a tragic scene involving their friends and classmates at … more

Looking ahead with prosperity in mind

With the help of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, our economy is finally starting to fire on all cylinders. The Department of Labor indicated that in the first two months of 2018, the economy added … more

Spring clean for safety

Warmer weather and longer days are approaching finally. It’s about time to come out of our winter cocoons and focus on long-neglected projects, like spring cleaning, home repairs and yard work. … more

Bundles of bees

With spring comes lots of new plants, flowers, budding trees and bees. Yes, the bees are out. It’s the best time of year for bees and they are all out collecting nectar and pollen to bring back … more

Businesses needed for Iola Days

Iola Fun Day vendors are needed. This is a great opportunity to promote your business locally. There is always a great turn out for Iola Fun Day. They are looking for vendors to sell food, arts and … more

’Round Town April 4, 2018

Here’s some info you might like to know. Last week we shared about the loss of Mr. Jerry Hudson. Memorials may be made to Ten Mile Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 216, … more

Support sought for fair candidates

Please support our local candidates Lauren Wheaton and Sophia Willis for Grimes County Fair Queen and Junior Princess. You can show your support by buying fair passes for $15 before May 31st and $20 … more

One-Act play memories now on display

Editor’s note: This is the second of two columns relating memories of past One-Act plays and their successes, now on display at the Madison County Museum. Allan Jaster: “By the end of the OAP … more

Gold Star recipients announced

Madison County 4-H recently awarded the Gold Star award to Casey Corley and McKiever Easterling.  The Gold Star is the highest achievement award given within the 4-H program, and can only be … more

Eagle Scout candidate begins project at Madison Park

Boy Scout Troop 191 continues to develop good citizens by producing yet another young man on his trek to becoming an Eagle Scout. Ben Tedder made progress on completing his Eagle Scout project on … more

Annual Fish Fry a great success

Thank you to everyone who came out last Saturday afternoon in support of the Bedias Volunteer Fire Department during the Annual Fish Fry and Auction. This event is the principal fundraiser for our … more

Flags laid to rest

The ceremony to dispose of unserviceable flags has been an integral part of the American Legion ritual since September of 1937.  The Boy Scout Handbook states: “A national flag that is worn beyond … more

Would Jesus be proud of us?

I often wonder what Jesus would say if He were to visit our churches today. Would he smile and say, "well done," or would He turn away and be disappointed? I guess if we are to answer that … more

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

Bedias Civic Club meets Thursday

The Bedias Civic Club meets Thursday, June 7, at the Bedias Civic Center, at 6 p.m. Our program will be on firework safety, and our community potluck will feature a barbecue theme. All area residents … more
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