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Two students win big scholarships

HOUSTON — Madisonville’s Jewel Smith and Mason Terry were among 70 Texas FFA members presented with a four-year, $18,000 scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the Texas FFA … more

PD to focus on burglaries

Crime statistics for the city in 2017 remained relatively the same over the previous year, according to statistics compiled by the Madisonville Police Department. Overall, total calls for … more

Band holds fundraiser

The Madisonville Mighty Mustang Band hosted their second annual market day in the high school cafeteria and raised nearly two thousand dollars for their summer trip to Florida. more

One killed in motorcycle crash

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash resulting in the death of a motorcyclist on US 190 at Lone Star Road in Madison County on Saturday. According … more

Mushroom Festival reverses course

The Texas Mushroom Festival is back on again. After cancelling the event March 6 because organizers found a lack of participation of volunteers, the executive board voted Tuesday to rescind that … more

Mushroom festival sprouts again

The annual Texas Mushroom Festival, 16 years strong in Madisonville, will kick off Oct. 14 at the Courthouse Square. Festival Chairman Laura Lawrenz said this year boasts some changes that will … more

Local merchants offer holiday deals

While representatives from national retailer Target bragged that they sold 3,200 televisions a minute during the first four hours that doors were open on “Black Friday,” the day after … more

Standing up for a soldier

Members of the Madisonville American Legion take care of their own. The group sold plates of fried catfish on Saturday for $8 each so they could contribute toward the medical expenses of … more

Prayer vigil

Pastors Ed Collins (from left), Dustin Gist and Wade Phillips lead the town in prayer at a vigil for the Dallas police officers slain last week. more

Devine resigns from NZISD

Douglas Devine celebrated his one-year anniversary as North Zulch Superintendent this past January, and although he had committed to fill the position for two years, he submitted his resignation to … more

Two arrested on murder charges

ANDERSON — Two area residents have been arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with the disappearance and death of Madisonville resident Jason Currie. James Daniel “Danny” … more

Business offers sweet service

Snow cones make people happy – and that’s precisely the reason Lacy Kelso and her family took over a local stand last summer. Although the snow cone shop has been around each summer for more … more

Winners crowned in North Zulch Chili Cook-off

North Zulch Volunteer Fire Department hosted its 1st Annual Chili Cook-off this past weekend. The event revived a feeling of community, friendship and a little healthy competition to area residents … more

North Zulch receives highest accountability rating

NORTH ZULCH — North Zulch ISD received an “A” rating for “Superior Achievement” under the state’s School FIRST financial accountability rating system. This is the highest rating offered … more

Madisonville CISD exceeds accountability standards

Madisonville schools improved in most tracked education categories based on accountability ratings, the MCISD school board found out on Monday. The school received their basic accountability … more

Calendar

Journey Through Bethlehem On Dec. 2 and 3, many of the churches in Huntsville will again come together for their presentation of Bethlehem on the night Jesus was born. There will be many shops to … more

STB rail request denied

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Surface Transportation Board officially has declined a request from Texas Central Railway to be the regulatory agency for its proposed high-speed rail project. According … more

Fifth Texas package explosion reported outside of San Antonio

By Bobby Blanchard, The Texas Tribune March 20, 2018 A fifth package has reportedly exploded in Texas, this one at a FedEx facility in Schertz, which is outside of San Antonio. … more

City gears up for prayer vigil

The city of Madisonville will once again play host to an evening without hate, as the annual Community Prayer Vigil will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Truman Kimbro Center. The vigil, going … more

Water quality satisfactory

Your water is safe to drink. That’s the message that Madisonville Director of Water and Sewer Utilities Kevin Story wants local residents to know as they digest the results of the city’s … more
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