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Madisonville Junior High gets new leader

Madisonville Junior High Principal Chad Moorhead is used to firsts. He’s the first in his family to graduate college – so he went on to get a master’s degree at the University of Houston and … more

Madisonville holds veterans assembly

Madisonville CISD honored area veterans with a ceremony in the gymnasium on Wednesday morning. Attendees were treated to performances by high school choir students, a slideshow of veterans and a flag … more

Ashby hopes to see sunset, pay raises

With a special session in the house under way as of Tuesday, representatives from across the state are gathered in Austin for a 30-day period to discuss 20 agenda items as proposed by Gov. Greg … more

Fourth of July

The fireworks were loud and the day was fun at the inaugural Fourth of July celebration at Lake Madison on Monday. more

Calendar

Wounded Warrior Banquet The annual Wounded Warrior Banquet is set for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Walker County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $50 per person and $350 for a table of eight, and can be … more

Madison County enacts burn ban

While the statistics show that Madison County only is on the verge of being considered in a drought, the Commissioners Court decided to enact a burn ban in the incorporated areas of the … more

City holds health fest

CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital and the City of Madisonville hosted the 21st Annual Healthfirst Healthfest on Thursday at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center. The event featured useful … more

County may take tax roll hit

Madison County may take a hit in its tax rolls, and face having to refund $85,000 or more in collected taxes, after a recent court ruling by the Texas Supreme Court regarding the definition of … more

Inaugural event a success

Madisonville’s first Independence Day celebration in recent history was by all accounts a huge success, and organizers are already planning something bigger and better for next year. An … more

Fine showing

The entries were down, but the sale dollars were up, and for all involved, the 2018 Madison County Fair goes into the books as a success. Fair Board President Karl Radde said that the fair … more

Students learn about dangers of impaired driving

Madisonville High School senior Kara Derrick and sophomore Carissa Engle were tasked with completing a project for their Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) class and decided to … more

Sports writer joins Meteor

Megan Huston joined The Meteor this week as a sports writer. Huston, 29, was born and raised in Macomb, Ill., home of the Western Illinois Leathernecks. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in … more

‘It’s time’: Madisonville basketball coach steps downs after 10 years

For Madisonville basketball Coach Brian Thurmond, the time was right. After 10 seasons of leading the school’s basketball program, Thurmond met with his team Wednesday to inform them he would be … more

Community gathers for 'Night Out'

Hundreds gathered at Lake Madison on Oct. 4 for the city’s second annual National Night Out, celebrating unity in the community. “How good and pleasant it is when others live together in … more

AHS athletic trainer saves a life at baseball game

ATHENS — Tuesday evening was a good night for baseball. It was the top of the fifth, and Athens High School’s varsity team was on the field defending against Madisonville when something happened … more

Landmark to be torn down

Once a destination for good rodeo and entertainment, the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association rodeo arena on North May Street is scheduled to be torn down. MSCA President Matt Clark the … more

Bulldog pups show off athletic versatility

North Zulch ISD hosted a sports camp last week for boys and girls grades three through eight at the high school. The camp ran from Monday through Thursday and focused on basketball, baseball/softball … more

Officials investigate Iola employee

IOLA — Law enforcement officials are investigating allegations of improper conduct on behalf of an adult working in the Iola school district. In a press release sent last week, Superintendent … more

Brady addresses community

Kevin Brady, head of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee, on Jan. 23 expressed concern about the route of the proposed high-speed rail project while touting his accomplishments in … more

Local students receive donated books

Madison County Retired School Personnel participated in the Texas State Retired Teachers Book Project last week by contributing 337 new books to Madisonville and North Zulch Kindergarten and pre-K classes. more
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