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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

Byrd leads summer Mustangs

Since UIL rules prohibit a team’s coach from leading the squad in summer league activities, Madisonville Basketball Coach Chris Reid needed someone in the community that he could trust with the important task of his players’ offseason development. more

Little League takes the title

The Madisonville Navy All-Star Little League baseball team won the Machine Pitch District 33 Championship game on Thursday night for the first time in five years with a 4-2 victory over College Station's Maroon team. more

Astros sit atop the American League

As baseball season slowly but surely progresses through the hectic basketball and hockey postseasons and now the World Cup in Russia, the Astros have defended their title nicely and own the most victories in the Majors with 48 wins as of June 18. more

Bedias Women’s Club meets next Thursday

Our Thursday, June 28, Bedias Women’s Club program will feature Allan Homann, our Agri Life Extension Agent for Grimes County. We meet every fourth Thursday, at 2 p.m., at the Bedias Civic … more

’Round Town June 20, 2018

If you’re reading this on Wednesday, the day the paper comes out, it’s the anniversary of JoAnn and Jimmy Anderson. The couple celebrate their 60th anniversary June 20. How special … more

Summer time activities growing

Boys basketball camp will be from June 25 through June 27. This year the camp will be broken up into two sessions. Entering Kindergarten through entering fifth grade will be from 9 a.m.-noon in … 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

Looking ahead requires special lens

I was having a discussion with a coworker the other day, who was of the younger persuasion, and was unfamiliar with the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the involvement of Lee Harvey … more

When all you have is faith, it manages

Recently, my wife and I went to Haiti on a mission trip with 10 other people from our local church. While I knew the conditions in Haiti were bad, I really had no idea just how bad. Upon arrival … more

Billy Bishop

Billy Gene Bishop, 89, of Dallas, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Dallas. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville, with … more

Hilda Adams

Hilda Faye Midkiff Adams, 85, of Centerville, passed away on June 5, 2018 in College Station. Funeral services were held June 7, 2018, at Walters Funeral Home with Hilda’s nephew, the Rev. Mike … 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

Football keeps busy in offseason

The Madisonville Mustang football players are keeping busy in the offseason in preparation for the 2018 season next fall. more

Summer of LeBron (take three)

The fourth edition of the NBA Finals featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors was short lived and somehow even more one sided and forgettable than originally advertised. more

North Zulch graduates earn scholarships

During last week’s high school graduation ceremony at North Zulch, numerous students were presented with scholarship money and certificates along with their diplomas. more

Basketball looks to improve in June

The Madisonville basketball team continues to work on improving their game along with a number of other programs in the area this offseason in the Brazos Valley Summer Basketball League. more
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