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Exchange student

Mackensi Green, through the organization Youth for Understanding, is headed to Japan on a “mission of understanding.” more

Queen all about the ‘ag’

Fair Queen Camryn Frederick will be the face of the Madison County Fair for the next year, and although she enjoys makeup, fashion and “girly” things, her real passion is the agricultural element … more

Schools move forward on upgrades

The Madisonville Consolidated ISD School Board on Monday approved a $17 million contract with Collier Construction for campus upgrades. According to documents provided by Mike Collier, company … more

Fair called successful

More than a week of animal judging, rodeo competition and county fair events concluded Saturday, and organizers deemed it a success. Heifer judging took place on Thursday, followed by a premium … 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

School names new superintendent

NORTH ZULCH – The North Zulch School Board on Monday named Doug Devine their sole finalist for superintendent. Devine, who served as superintendent in Iola for 15 years, took over as the interim … more

Queen

Camryn Frederick, 2016 Madison County Fair Queen, thanks the attendees as well as her sponsor during the Friday’s buyers’ dinner prior to the Premium Sale. Behind her are queen contestants Kate … more

NZ team wins judging contest

Four North Zulch High School students won big at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo last week. Seniors Kiera Cosby and Kyela Cosby, sophomore Eliza Lazenby and freshman Amanda May won first … more

Goats, lambs on show

Participants in the Madison County Fair gathered Monday to weigh in their goats and lambs. North Zulch ISD is on spring break this week, so many of the students gathered at the fairgrounds … 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

Rodeo roars into MC arena

The 18th annual Madison County Fair Association rodeo was a success by all accounts, as the bleachers were packed and attendees appeared to enjoy the entertainment. Despite heavy rains the week … more

MFD gains new equipment

Local ranchers pitched in last month to ensure that the Madisonville Volunteer Fire Department has the proper equipment to respond to grass fires. Ranchers Kenneth Farris and Dave Ward set the … 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

Fair queen crowned

Madisonville High School junior Camryn Frederick was crowned Madison County Fair Queen last week during opening ceremonies. Frederick, the 17-year-old daughter of Shannon and Joseph Frederick, … more

New UTV

Madisonville Fire Chief Thom Jones displays the Fire Department’s newest piece of equipment, a Polaris UTV, which was donated to the department following a fundraiser spearheaded by Kenneth Farris … more

Rodeo events

Amateur horseback riders from Bryan-College Station led off the rodeo at Madison County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. more

Livestock judging team

North Zulch FFA won first place at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Livestock Judging. Team members include Kyela Cosby, Eliza Lazenby, Amanda May and Kiera Cosby. There were 321 senior teams … more

2016 Fair Queen

Camryn Frederick was crowned Madison County Fair Queen for 2016. more

City to help Little League

The Madisonville City Council on Monday opted to begin work on a wish list for Little League. Madisonville Little League President Jason Neal presented the city with a list of repairs necessary, … more

County OKs funds for Glover Rodeo

The seventh annual Glover’s Legacy Rodeo is in the chute for May 7, and with a little extra help from the Madison County Commissioner’s Court. The county approved a $3,500 stipend from the … more
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