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Pain is a reminder of growth

I wake up and I am instantly reminded I am not as spry as I used to be. Turn on news or read the paper you see pain, scroll through Facebook you see pain. Some pain is due to age while other … more

Iola club seeking members

I hope that everyone has a wonderful Easter. Join the Iola Domino Club. It will be every Thursday at the Iola community center from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. This will be a potluck event. Donations … more

One-Act play memories now on display

Editor’s note: This is the first of two columns relating memories of past One-Act plays and their successes, now on display at the Madison County Museum. For the month of April at the museum … more

Suffering for Christ is gain

Nobody in their right mind would wish suffering on themselves. I can’t remember a time in my life where I woke up and said, “God, I sure wish you would make things hard on me today”; … more

’Round Town March 28, 2018

This should make you Madisonville-proud: Home-grown lady Jill Vaughan, the daughter of LaMerle and the late Datus Sharp, is the first female honoree who will be inducted into the Texas Bankers … more

Center honors local leaders

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

’Round Town March 21, 2018

We have a lot of good folks in our county, some of which attend First Baptist Church. Debby Boyett mentioned on Facebook she her parent’s home needing a backyard ramp before long. Gene … more

Bedias Women’s Club meets tomorrow

The Bedias Women’s Club meets tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, at the Bedias Civic Center, at 2 p.m. All Bedias area residents are welcome and encouraged to attend Women’s Club … more

Christian soldiers follow God’s plan

One of the hardest things about Christian living is to accept God’s plan instead of our own. Until we do, we are at war with God, which won’t be resolved until someone surrenders. When we … more

Breaking the link between drugs, human trafficking

Shock and sadness resonated across the country when 38 people were found trapped in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart last July. The lack of … more

Having faith that walks on water

Matthew 14:22-36 says, "Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a … more

Bedias Food Pantry open this Saturday

The Bedias Food Pantry will be open this Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call John Anderson at (936) 581-2706 for more information and to learn how you can help with this … more

Piecing together our lives a challenge

Isn't it great to know that God loves us? I bet lot people just read that and scoffed at the thought that God loves you. Why? Because your comparing God to the desires of your heart and not to … more

’Round Town March 14, 2018

It’s Fair time in our county and this Thursday night is opening ceremonies. If you plan to go, it will be best to go early, that is, if you’d rather not walk a long distance. … more

Center to host Easter egg hunt

I hope everyone is having a great spring break. Since it is spring break there is not a whole lot going on this week, so this article will be short and sweet. The Community Center will be hosting … more

Museum exhibit highlights county's dramatic arts

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Fundraiser cook-off is this weekend

The fifth annual Iola VFD benefit and Barbecue cookoff is right around the corner on March 9-10. This will take place at the Iola Volunteer Fire Department, 23574 Brazos St., in Iola. There will be … more

Special community meeting set for March 10

There will be a special 6 p.m. community meeting at the Bedias Civic Center for all Darrell Hall neighborhood residents to discuss establishing HOAs in each Darrell Hall subdivision to address … more

Addressing important for packages, safety

I just love utilizing the internet - a little evening shopping at Amazon, catching up with friends and family on Facebook, paying my bills online, and Googling various topics just because I find that … more

Interim committee continues work

During the month of February, our office was fortunate enough to see several large groups from the district in and around the Texas Capitol. As I do periodically, I want to remind you that we are … more
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