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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

Board mission is all fair

Heavy rains last week postponed a Saturday morning barrel racing event but did little else to deter organizers of the Madison County Fair, which kicks off with opening ceremonies on Thursday. Mike … more

NZISD changes classes

NORTH ZULCH – The North Zulch School Board approved several curriculum changes last week that they believe will help better prepare students for college and the workforce. Kori Batten, who … more

Survivor a fan of annual Relay for Life

Jill Yeager doesn’t look like she’s fighting for her life. She has a dazzling smile, appears to know everyone in the room and doesn’t shy away from talking about much of anything. But Yeager … more

Survivor

Madisonville resident Jill Yeager was diagnosed with cancer in September 2014 and has become an active supporter of the American Cancer Society and its signature fundraiser, Relay for Life, set for … more

Fair board

Members of the Madison County Fair Association Board of Directors gathered last week to discuss plans for this year’s event, which is set to kick off on Thursday and run through March 26. more

M’ville family extraordinary

It might have been just a regular Friday afternoon: a family gathering for food and fellowship, planning to attend a basketball game and spend the weekend celebrating the birthday of their matriarch, … more

County family loses home to fire

A Madisonville family was displaced Friday morning by a house fire that destroyed their Derby Lane home. Responders arrived on the scene shortly after 7:25 a.m. “It was fully involved when we … more

County fair set to start

Madison County Fair Association board members are praying for good weather and an enthusiastic crowd at this year’s event, which is considered one of the highlights of the year for local youth, … more
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