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MCISD slams accountability rating system

Madisonville CISD board members reviewed state accountability ratings on Monday and noted that the system is flawed and does not accurately gauge the local education level – a sentiment expressed … more

Celebrate the Fourth

Fireworks light up Old Glory. more

Mushroom Fest set for Saturday

In just a few days, residents from across the state will converge on the Madisonville square for food, wine tasting, entertainment, arts and crafts, an art contest, auto show and shiitake 5K … more

City to test new water source

Drilling is complete on a new well to service the city of Madisonville, so the next step is to comply with regulations and test the well. The testing may make the area around Washington Avenue and … more

Fun Fridays

Musician James Debose entertains his young audience with the saxophone at Friday Fun Day, held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office on School Street. more

Nebraska bound

Dornell Crist, left, and Savannah Boyd recently attended the International Thespian Society National Festival in Lincoln, Neb. more

County hears lawsuit presentation

In light of what has been deemed by President Trump as a national emergency, the Madison County Commissioner’s Court was asked to consider joining with 20 other counties in a lawsuit against … more

Political newcomers in commissioner seat runoff

Both candidates for the Precinct 4 County Commission are new to the political arena, and now face each other for a second time in three months in the May 22 runoff. Along with their newcomer … more

Midway to get boost in economy with new store

MIDWAY — The hamlet of Midway will get a much-welcomed shot in the economic arm with the addition of a new retail store. On Tuesday, city officials and representatives of Family Dollar broke … more

Ag issues team tackles water supply

A group of Madisonville teenagers spends their afternoons researching national water issues and debating their merits. The students – enrolled in MHS ag science teacher Lynita Foster’s popular … more

New principal

Chad Moorhead took over July 1 as principal of Madisonville Junior High. more

Celebrate the Fourth

The Madisonville Christian Fellowship praise team sings patriotic and gospel songs prior to the fireworks. more

North Zulch provides teachers with elite training

NORTH ZULCH — Superintendent Alan Andrus and curriculum director Lea Ann Andrus have already made an impact in their new positions before their first school year has even started. The new … more

Business of the Month

Platinum Salon of Madisonville was honored recently by Keep Madison County Beautiful as Business of the Month. more

Deputies probe murder

BEDIAS — Investigators with the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers say they believe they located the remains of Madisonville resident Jason Currie at the dead end of County Road 142 … more

Warehouse fire

Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze at the Bimbo Bakeries warehouse on Industrial Drive on Thursday. more

Community meeting announced by North Zulch school board

NORTH ZULCH — Superintendent Alan Andrus called for a community meeting at the monthly North Zulch ISD school board meeting on Thursday night. The community meeting will take place this upcoming … more

Declaring freedom

Madisonville attorney Wes Hammitt participated Friday in a statewide effort to publicly read the Declaration of Independence as a reminder of the true meaning of Independence Day. more

Updated property tax information now available for Texas taxpayers

New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by the Madison County Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax information is current and covers … more

North Zulch resident earns degree from WGU Texas

AUSTIN – Melissa Radde of North Zulch received her bachelor of science in nursing from WGU Texas. The university held its fifth annual commencement ceremony in Austin on Sept. 17 and celebrated the … more
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