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Little Library installed

Upon entrance to the Madison County Extension Office on School Street now stands a Little Free Library for local readers to peruse at their convenience for their next title or perhaps donate an option for a new passerby. more

City receives water quality report

The city of Madisonville received their 2017 consumer confidence report for their public water system and received no violations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in any of the listed categories therein. more

NZ FCCLA wins big in Atlanta

North Zulch ISD students traveled to the FCCLA Leadership Conference at the end of June in Atlanta to represent Texas and won gold medals for their National Programs in Action presentations. more

MCISD to hold TRE

The MCISD school board voted to hold a Tax Ratification Election (TRE) at their monthly meeting on Monday in an effort to restructure M&O and I&S taxes without actually raising the rates themselves. more

Fourth of July

Not even the rain could hamper Madisonville’s Independence Day spirit at the Third Annual Hometown Fourth of July Celebration at Lake Madison Park last Wednesday. more

County discusses budget needs

Now that Madison County has contracted for restaurant and septic inspections for the remainder of the fiscal year, the Commissioners’ Court has made budget moves to get the work paid for. At a … more

City OKs garage sale ordinance

The Madisonville City Council took steps to regulate garage sales throughout the city, setting limits on frequency and signage, requiring permits and setting fees and fines for violators. At its … more

Two arrested in sexual assault case

Two Madisonville residents were arrested early June 26 following an investigation into charges the duo sexually assaulted an 8-year-old victim. Felicia Broussard Mulkey, 33, and Joseph Demetrius … more

Daily recess returns to Intermediate

MCISD officials confirmed this week that the 2018-19 school year will include either daily recess or daily physical education at the Madisonville Intermediate campus after an online movement was created by Elementary and Intermediate parent Brooke Willis earlier this year. more


The Third Annual Hometown Fourth of July Celebration will start at 4 p.m. at Lake Madison Park, and offers a full day of activities as well as more than one reason to look up to the … more

Community welcomes Pastor Jim Jackson

First United Methodist Church in Madisonville welcomed Jim Jackson to their congregation and the community this week as he began his new position as the church’s Pastor. more

Fun Fridays under way

Friday morning marked the return of Fun Fridays for local kids in the Madisonville community at the 4-H Extension Office on School Street and will take place every week up until August 10 with the exception of July 20, when the program will not take place. more

TRE set for North Zulch

The North Zulch ISD Board of Trustees has called for a Tax Ratification Election (TRE) to take place on July 16, which would require a restructuring of the tax rate if passed but would not actually increase the taxes. more

County pursues grant funds

The Madison County Commissioners’ Court on Monday approved a pair of resolutions designed to seek out engineering services in relation to a disaster recovery grant, as well as a firm to administer … more

City installs new water meters

The City of Madisonville began replacing and upgrading their customers’ water meters last week beginning with the home of Mayor Bill Parten on Thursday. more

MCISD honors students with resolutions

The MCISD school board honored students Kasey Williamson, Zach Poe, Ben Phillips, Daniel Hernandez, Sam Bennett and Morgan Manning with student resolutions prior to their meeting for the month of June on Monday. more

NZISD honors PTO

The North Zulch ISD school board held their monthly meeting for June on Thursday and honored members of the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), who raised over $5,000 throughout the school year. more

North Zulch scholarships

Last week’s issue featured most of the North Zulch graduating seniors who were presented with scholarships during the graduation ceremony, but not every award was listed. more

Area Digest June 20, 2018

Cemetery meeting set The Board of Directors of the Madisonville Cemetery Association has called for a special meeting for 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Madisonville Cemetery. The purpose of … more

105 years in the making

Today’s world is almost unrecognizable to that of 1913, but Leonard Akers at the Madisonville Care Center has enjoyed a front row seat to every minute of it and celebrated his birthday for the 105th time on Tuesday. more
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