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Judge honored for education efforts

Madison County Judge C.E. McDaniel recently was honored by the Texas Judicial Academy for going the extra mile to be prepared to handle his duties as county judge. McDaniel was inducted on Nov. 16 … more

Bypass plan presented to Madisonville

While still years away from being built, if at all, Texas Department of Transportation personnel on Monday presented a plan for an east-west bypass around the south of Madisonville. TxDOT … more

Area Digest Dec. 6, 2017

Benefit to be held NORTH ZULCH — A community benefit for Jaylee Rae Hair will be held Sunday, Dec. 17, from  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Zulch Fire Station. Jaylee was born Oct. … more

Musicians fare well at Regional

GROESBECK — Twenty Junior High band members competed at the Region level on Friday in Groesbeck, and all of placed in the top half in competition. There were 800 Junior High students who … more

Students collect 3,000 cans

Madisonville Intermediate School students continue to rack up non-perishables for a holiday food drive in order to assist those less fortunate in the community. In just over a week, the students have … more

County to begin tests of drivers

Drivers working for Madison County who have CDL licenses will now be subject to drug and alcohol tests after the Commissioners’ Court on Monday approved a plan. County Treasurer Judi … more

Town asked to help honor one of its own

MONAHANS — The Monahans Chamber of Commerce is wanting to honor a fallen Texas State Trooper, and is looking for help in raising money to commemorate the man. Officials from the chamber in … more

Meeting set for route plan

The Bryan District of the Texas Department of Transportation is evaluating alternatives for a proposed relief route around Madisonville. The proposed route would be on a new location and would … more

Working to win

Average is the enemy. These four words were the first of many that Madisonville’s athletic director and head football coach Rusty Nail and his staff would instill into the minds of his athletes … more

Employee honored after 44 years

The Madisonville Care Center celebrated the retirement of Sue Batson after 44 years last Tuesday. Batson worked as activities director for a time as well as activities assistant and became very … more

County hears lawsuit presentation

In light of what has been deemed by President Trump as a national emergency, the Madison County Commissioner’s Court was asked to consider joining with 20 other counties in a lawsuit against … more

Madisonville shines at Areas

Seven Madisonville High School FFA teams qualified for State last week at their Area competi-tions at the Stephen F. Austin campus in Nacogdoches on Nov. 14. The news comes just weeks after … more

Brady’s bill gains approval in House

CONROE — With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the House, U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Conroe, feels the government is on the path to something incredibly historic, despite stringent … more

Fire destroys home, cars

An RV and two vehicles were destroyed in an early morning fire that broke out in the 1900 block of East Main Street. Madisonville Fire Chief Thom Jones said that behind the house at that … more

Fire destroys home, cars

An RV and two vehicles were destroyed in an early morning fire that broke out in the 1900 block of East Main Street. Madisonville Fire Chief Thom Jones said that behind the house at that address, … more

City looks at financing options

The Madisonville City Council directed City Manager Camilla Viator to pursue a different option to help fund several projects for the city’s Water Department. At the council’s regular meeting … more

County hears lawsuit presentation

In light of what has been deemed by President Trump as a national emergency, the Madison County Commissioner’s Court was asked to consider joining with 20 other counties in a lawsuit against … more

Madisonville holds veterans assembly

Madisonville CISD honored area veterans with a ceremony in the gymnasium on Wednesday morning. Attendees were treated to performances by high school choir students, a slideshow of veterans and a flag … more

MCISD honors students of the month

Madisonville CISD principals were in attendance for the monthly school board meeting on Monday to present their Student of the Month awards and discuss campus improvement plans. Before the … more

Texans in favor of all 7 constitutional amendments

All seven constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot were approved by Texas voters, according to results released Tuesday evening by the Texas Secretary of State’s office. With roughly 99 … more
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