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School construction on track

The two front entrances to the Madisonville school complex are expected to open by the end of the week in anticipation of the new school year, which begins Aug. 22. Teachers returned to campus on … more

Working to win

Average is the enemy. These four words were the first of many that Madisonville’s athletic director and head football coach Rusty Nail and his staff would instill into the minds of his athletes … more

Celebrating freedom in diversity

The RF Riders of Midway and the NAACP, Madisonville chapter, co-hosted an exciting event last weekend at the Kimbro Center honoring educators of the past and present.  The event showcased … more

County residents give thanks

Residents across Madison County will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, and there’s no shortage of gratitude among local residents – particularly those who get to spend time with … more

Employee honored after 44 years

The Madisonville Care Center celebrated the retirement of Sue Batson after 44 years last Tuesday. Batson worked as activities director for a time as well as activities assistant and became very … more

Board discusses dress rules

NORTH ZULCH — The Student Advisory Council, after working over the summer to update the school dress code, presented the new rules at Thursday’s school board meeting. Amanda May and Mackensi … more

Junior high cheerleaders earn honors at camp

Madisonville Junior High cheerleaders recently returned from cheer camp at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine and earned superior ratings, according to Coach Lori Hagaman. “We placed second with our … more

NZ meeting features two superintendents

NORTH ZULCH — Two superintendents facilitated last week’s North Zulch School Board meeting – and it appeared to go off without a hitch. Although Doug Devine has been on the job as interim … more

Legion takes on community service

American Legion post and auxiliary members on Friday helped changed the definition of family, and extended a helping hand to a Madisonville woman who lost everything in a recent fire. Delcina … more

Midway proclaims Brenda Ford Day

City of Midway Secretary, Debra Newkirk, presents Midway Councilwoman Brenda Ford the official proclamation, on behalf of the City of Midway, that February 28, 2017 was designated as “Brenda Ford … more

A&M graduate pursues acting career, now on TV show

Brandon Makovy has done a little bit of everything since his childhood in College Station, Texas, but recently got his big break by landing a spot on the Fox TV series “Pitch.” Makovy, 41, is … more

North Zulch ISD track officially completed

NORTH ZULCH – Following months of delays, the North Zulch ISD track is complete and open to the public. The $1.9 million facility was supposed to be finished by Thanksgiving but was plagued with … more

County debates pay hike

Madison County Commissioner’s Court again on Monday balked at large raises requested for clerks in both the District Attorney’s and District Clerk’s offices. Commissioner Phillip Grisham … more

Warrants issued in fatal car crash

Following the investigation of the March 18 fatal accident on E. Main St. in Madisonville, the grand jury issued a subpoena for the toxicology report on Matthew B. Driskell. The toxicology report, … more

North Zulch board discusses school safety

A small sample of North Zulch residents believe that the school district is safe but should place more emphasis on meaningful and relevant education, a consultant told the school board last … more

Madisonville resident dies in crash

BRYAN — A 45-year-old Madisonville man was killed Monday in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 21 just east of Earl Rudder Freeway. At 11:15 a.m., officers from the Bryan Police Department, as well … more

Crash hits close to home

Ben Wiggins acknowledges that it was a little unconventional that his best friend was a female. But then again it wasn’t that weird because the best friend was Sunday. She was special. “My … more

Crash claims life on Main Street

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, approximately 11:30am, a fatal auto accident occurred, killing one and injuring two others.  Thirty-four year old, Matthew B. Driskell, of Madisonville, Texas was … more

County discusses voting system

Madison County voters will have a new voting system, contingent upon federal and state certification of the HART system. The Madison County Commissioner’s Court approved purchase of the new … more

Vintage Finds on the Madisonville Square

There’s a little something for everyone at Vintage Finds, located on the west side of the square in downtown Madisonville.  Whether it’s a taste of something new, like the olive oil made … more
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