Throughout the month of February, we celebrate the countless contributions from Black Americans to our country, both past and present, and reflect on the many hardships they overcame along the way to accomplish these feats.
Free COVID testing will be available at the Bedias Civic Center next Tuesday, Feb. 23, through Thursday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day. No appointment is needed for the drive-through testing. Bring a photo I.D., testing is free of charge.
Sherri Lewing was taken into custody Feb. 10 while her 16-year-old daughter, who she unlawfully removed from a North Zulch foster home earlier that week along with two other minors, was located safely by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
Just over a month after Madison County experienced over seven inches of snow, the winter weather returned with a vengeance as unprecedented temperatures and heavy snowfall blanketed the southern portion of the United States.
Despite the numerous cancellations across the county, there are many who have no choice but to continue their work despite the many unforeseen challenges Mother Nature throws their way. Among these brave workers include the many farmers and ranchers of Madison County who continue to get the job done no matter the conditions.
Since we acquired the Madisonville Meteor at the first of this year, we have focused on improving the newspaper’s look, our interaction and recommitment to the community we serve and even a new website. Now our focus has turned to this poor old building we use to produce the paper.
(Left) Brad Rudis poses with Madisonville High School head baseball coach Adam Borgfeld during a Feb. 3 ceremony in the competition gym, where Rudis signed his letter of intent to continue his athletic career at Texas A&M University. (Right) Grace Williamson poses with MHS head volleyball coach Kristen Hooten. Williamson signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career with Temple College. (See News for more on the Feb. 3 signing ceremony)
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