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Show someone love today

First Corinthians 13 says, “If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all … more

Court refuses to rehear case

AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 denied the Obama administration’s petition for a rehearing of United States v. Texas, a high-profile immigration case. Heard by the eight-member high … more

'Round Town

Don’t forget! This Thursday, Oct. 13, the City of Madisonville and CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital will host the annual Healthfirst Healthfest. It’s hard to believe but this is the 20th … more

Madison County hit 100 in 1954

Madison County celebrated its centennial June 4 and 5, 1954, at the annual Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association events. That June 3 Madisonville Meteor is a treasure of history, because it … more

'Round Town

The weather is great, so call your friends, call your neighbors because there’s some fun activities ‘round our area. First, coming next Saturday evening, Oct. 8, you can two-step at the MSCA … more

Take the 3-week challenge

Hello everyone, I hope I find you well as you are reading this article. In this day and age, we have placed God and Church in the backseat of our lives; everything seems to come before going to … more

Bedias Civic Club meets Oct. 6

The Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m., for a community potluck and the annual Fire Services Program, in anticipation of the Bedias Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fish … more

Get involved locally

It’s been a rough week. J.J. Watt is out for the season, Brad and Angelina are splitting up and our choices for the next U.S. president are not exactly optimal. How are we expected to sleep … more

Letters to the editor

To the editor: It's a small world and there are still a lot of very nice people in it. My daughter and I just returned from a trip to Colorado. On the way up there we had a blowout on our RV … more

Public health updates for rural Texas

October is here and with it comes the arrival of cooler weather and many Fall festivals across our region of the state.  As we search for the light jackets and pull down the Halloween decorations, … more

State opts out of refugee program

AUSTIN — Texas has acted on its threat to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program, Gov. Greg Abbott said on Sept. 30. Texas had demanded enhanced FBI screening of individuals … more

Museum Musings

As I’ve said before, the June 3, 1954, Meteor was a special edition in honor of Madison County’s centennial celebration.  It contained essays and information from many of our county’s older … more

'Round Town

Did you know that September is known as National Preparedness Month? It’s a part of a grassroots campaign designed to encourage individuals and communities to create in advance a plan of action for … more

Embracing change

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw I’m not sure anyone noticed, but I’ve been out of the … more

Federal budget made simple

Oh boy, it’s budget time. Media outlets, special interest groups and yes, even politicians who know better, love confusing the public about the year-end budget battles in Washington.  Here’s … more

Don't put on mask, put on the power of God

The term, “you can’t judge a book by its cover” is so very true. Most people are not who they seem to be on the outside, because most of them have taken the infirmities in their lives and … more

Washington works on Obamacare, VA

Howdy, Texans! Over the last several weeks, the House has been working diligently on behalf of hardworking American families. We have passed bills to prevent and roll back Obamacare tax increases, … more

Civic Club meets next Thursday

You are cordially invited to attend the first “Madison Rose Good Ol’ Tyme Fundraiser” this Saturday, Oct. 1, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the McAdams Chapel & Cemetery, 1251 FM 1696 West. Call … more

College football kicks off soon

College football season is just about the most exciting time in Texas. I freely admit to being a fair-weather Texas A&M football fan. I likely went to more games when I was in high school than … more

Open government champions: Capriglione pushing ahead with transparency agenda

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one in an occasional series of opinion pieces on legislators and other Texans who are openly committed to sustaining government transparency and accountability. The articles … more
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