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Juneteenth parade slated

The Madison County Juneteenth Organization continues this year its annual tradition of celebrating emancipation with a parade and free luncheon on Saturday, June 18. Parade participants – which … more

County OKs pauper burial funds

The Madison County Commissioners’ Court discussed changes to its indigent burial policy on Monday after approving funds for the cremation of a body. Billy Walters of Madisonville Funeral Home … more

Poor turnout for local election

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, election polls closed at 6pm and the votes were tabulated Saturday night in the Madison County Courthouse building.  Incumbents, Russell Bailey and Lois Brown, were … more

Fire destroys home, prompts others to help

The home of Layla and Billy Wray on F.M. 3091 was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning. A bake sale and hot plate sale is scheduled to start at noon Sunday, Jan. 15, at Brookshire Brothers in … more

MSCA cook off winners named

“Get Right Cookers 1”named Grand Champion of 2017 MSCA cook-off The 2017 Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association (MSCA) cook-off was held on May 19th and 20th, at the American … more

Graduation day

Anthony Anderson was among 140 students who graduated during Madisonville High School’s commencement ceremony at Sam Houston State University on Saturday. more

Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen's BBQ Cook-off

The annual Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Barbeque Cook-off is being held this Friday and Saturday, May 19-20th, at the American Legion / MSCA Grounds on Highway 75 in Madisonville, … more


A family participates in the annual Juneteeth parade, adorning a float that comes down North Elm Street. more

Mustang Track teams excel at Regional Meet

The Madisonville High School Boys and Girls track teams had a strong showing at the UIL Region III, 4-A track meet, which was held at Sam Houston State on April 28-29. As a team, the girls finished … more

Election to cover changes in law

While this year’s election involves no candidates, there still are some issues that will require the attention of the voters of Texas. Early voting for the 2017 election began Monday, and will … more

Memorial from a visitor

Editor's note - We received this heartfelt letter to the editor.  It's from a visitor to Madisonville and very fitting for Memorial Day and the times we are in. A few years ago, I traveled from … more

Local teacher awarded grant

Gail Kay, a fifth-grade teacher at Madisonville Intermediate School, was recently chosen to receive a Texas Retired Teacher Foundation Classroom Assistance Grant in the amount of $500. Laura Ann … more

The next steps

Kiera Cosby presents a rose to her grandmother during North Zulch’s commencement ceremony at the high school gym on Saturday. more

Soccer program shows steady growth

The Madisonville Youth Soccer Association, in its third year, has seen the kind a growth a fledgling organization can hope for in its participation. Matt Newton, treasurer of the Madison County … more

A tragic scene

When does a tragic scene become everyday fodder and just another headline on a screen?   Madisonville CISD High School Students witnessed a tragic scene involving their friends and classmates at … more

Midway's Cemetery Association hosts a successful fundraiser

The 2nd Annual fundraising event for The Cemetery Association of Midway was held at the end of April. This event kicks off another year of work for the association, who is launching another effort to … more

County to seek contractor bids

After being reminded about county purchasing policies at its last meeting, the Madison County Commissioner’s Court will now seek proposals for a general contract to oversee repairs to county … more

NZ community to hold fundraiser

NORTH ZULCH – The community is invited to a luncheon fundraiser on Sunday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise money for North Zulch First Baptist Church youth pastor Dylan Dainty, who was … more

Madisonville ready to light up the night

For the first time in recent history, Madisonville is planning a Fourth of July celebration, set to kick off at 4 p.m. Monday at Lake Madison, 1215 E. Collard St. Residents are invited to attend … more

Special meeting for HOT funds

Does your organization’s event bring visitors to Madisonville?  Do those visitors stay in our hotels?  Then your organization may be eligible to receive Hotel Motel Tax (HOT) funds.  In order to … more
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