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North Zulch joins fight against rating system

Trustees with the North Zulch school board joined hundreds of others last week in signing a resolution in opposition to the state accountability rating system. North Zulch officials said they … more

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Pentagon 911 Responder Luncheon The Huntsville Christian Women's Connection invites everyone to a Thursday, Jan. 19, “Pentagon 911 Responder” luncheon at Elkins Lake Clubhouse, 632 Cherry … more

Airport terminal donated to Madisonville

Photo by Gary Cook The Madison County Economic Development Corporation announced Monday the donation of a newly-constructed airport terminal building to the city of Madisonville. Based on an idea … 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

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

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

New restaurant opens in Midway

Leslie Lazenby and Michelle Mock are embarking on a business venture that’s been a lifelong dream – and they say all the credit goes to God. The women, who have been best friends for about 10 … 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

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

Brady kicks off 2017 with new tax reform plan

U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, representing Madison County in Washington, D.C., is preparing for the New Year as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Brady, a Republican, … more

Residents show support for reorganized NZFD

Dozens of North Zulch residents gathered Monday night to show support of the newly-reorganized volunteer fire department and offer their assistance. The department – which does not have … more

Chamber prepares for annual banquet featuring legendary Coach Carter

The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations from members for this year’s Man and Woman of the Year, to be announced at the annual banquet on Friday, Feb. 3. The Mardi … more

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New Year’s Eve Service A community New Year’s Eve service will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church featuring Pastor Edward Collins with guests Zion Jubilees and … more

Town hall meeting set for Jan. 2 at NZFD

Residents of the North Zulch community are invited to attend a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, at the North Zulch Fire Department. Newly-elected Chief Harold Sapp and Assistant Chief … more

Food for the Soul

Pastor James Davis and his wife Gwen cooked and served free meals on Friday for the Free Pentecostal House of Prayer’s first-ever ‘Food for the Soul’ event at the church on West Main Street. … more

Year in review: 2016 top stories

The past year has brought exciting possibilities and new construction, as well as heartache and loss. The following are the top stories that The Meteor covered in 2016. North Zulch loses two … more

Madison County invests in cutting-edge voting system

When Madison County voters cast their ballots in the local elections on May 6, 2017, they’ll be using the most advanced voting system certified for elections in the U.S. The Verity® Voting … more

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New Year’s Eve Service A community New Year’s Eve service will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church featuring Pastor Edward Collins with guests Zion Jubilees and … more

Several booked on drug charges

Several people were arrested just days before Christmas last week as the result of months of undercover work by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. The following arrests were made with … more

Lady Mustangs win third in Orlando

The Madisonville girls’ basketball team left Texas for Orlando last week with the intent of playing in the championship game of the Disney Tournament – and after beating Baldwinsville in the … more
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