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Farm Bureau presents donation to fire chiefs

Pictured from left are Texas Farm Bureau agent Donna Taylor, Midway Fire Chief Edwin Faw, Madisonville Mayor Bill Parten and Madisonville Fire Chief Thom Jones. The Farm Bureau presented the local … more

NZISD honors students

The NZISD school board meeting for March had many guests this month as the board recognized students that recently placed first in the FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) regional 4 Star Events. more

LEPC holds annual safety meeting

The Madison County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held an annual meeting last week at the Madisonville Fire Department. The meeting featured many of the county’s safety officials as well … more

Reynolds named Girl of Merit

Madisonville high school senior Kaylee Reynolds was named a Girl of Merit by the Girls’ World Expo at the Brazos Center in Bryan last Sunday. more

Rufus Refuge continues to push for county funding

Dawn Knight of Rufus Refuge spoke to the Madison County Commissioner’s Court again on Monday morning and pleaded for funding for her organization. This is the third time she has spoken to the … more

Prosperity Bank supplies brand new scoreboards

Two of the Little League baseball fields at Lake Madison Park have undergone game-changing upgrades. Baseball fields two and three now feature new scoreboards generously donated by Prosperity Bank … more

Area Digest

Annual Marian Anderson High School Reunion and Park Dedication The 2016 annual Marian Anderson High School reunion will take place on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8. Friday’s event will begin at 7 p.m. at … more

Museum honors heritage of country and state

Members of the Robert Lawrence Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century participated in the allocation of Stephen F. Austin’s birthday at the Madison County Museum on Friday … more

School Board welcomes Ag Issues team

The Madisonville CISD school board welcomed the agricultural issues team to their board meeting last Tuesday night. The four students led a lively debate concerning the issue of feral hogs in the … more

Constitutional amendment proposed to limit Congressional terms

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) today proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment … more

NZ school board seats up for grabs

In addition to a hotly-contested presidential-race, there are some local decisions that voters began making at the polls as early as Monday. Early voting continues through Nov. 4. Polls are open … more

Madisonville shines in Indy

Madisonville CISD sent their marketing and FFA student teams to nationals in Indianapolis on Oct. 24 where they both finished as runners-up. This was the culmination of the 2016-17 school year, so … more

Book signing features Meteor founder

The founder of the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association and a former publisher of the Madisonville Meteor is the subject of a new biography by longtime East Texas journalist and writer … more

Madisonville gets on board with safe driving app

Residents can earn free meals at local restaurants by simply pledging to drive safely and installing a smartphone application that prohibits them from texting while driving. The free Safe 2 Save … more

Staffing prompts purchase

A transfer of $2,500 will help Madison County begin preparations for the State Trooper contingency to double in size in the next two years. Sgt. Carl Clary of the Texas DPS said that the staffing … more

Airport growth helps with economic growth

With the improvements at the Madisonville airport, the town soon will be high on the list as the top destination for the “$100 Hamburger.” For the non-aviator, the $100 Hamburger refers to the … more

Texans in favor of all 7 constitutional amendments

All seven constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot were approved by Texas voters, according to results released Tuesday evening by the Texas Secretary of State’s office. With roughly 99 … more

Watch UR BAC Madisonville

Last week’s fun Friday session featured two critical safety demonstrations that many children don’t have the luxury of experiencing until later in life. Watch UR BAC and the Brazos Valley … more

Nominees named for Man, Woman of the Year

A new woman and man of the year will be named Feb. 3 at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce banquet. City Manager Camilla Viator and Veterans Services Officer Danny Singletary will relinquish … more

Scouts look to Madisonville

An interest meeting for prospective Girl Scouts was held on Wednesday evening at Madisonville Elementary School. The parents had an opportunity to hear from troop leaders as well as the Member … more
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