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Skydiving set in Madisonville

Chattanooga Skydiving Company is setting up shop in Madison County with a new skydiving hangar at the Madisonville Municipal Airport. more

County holds annual prayer vigil

Madison County held their annual prayer vigil at the Kimbro Center on Thursday night with multiple religious and community leaders in attendance. more

MCISD discusses accountability

The MCISD school board held their final meeting before the start of the new school year on Monday and discussed the district’s pending accountability rating, which was officially released on Tuesday. more

NZISD discusses Guardian Plan

NZISD held their school board meeting for August on Thursday and included an informational presentation about the possible implementation of a Guardian Plan for the district. more

Coffee with CASA

Madisonville High School will play host to Coffee with CASA on Monday at 4 p.m. in order to give locals an opportunity to become a voice for abused and neglected children in Madison County. more

County looks at tax hike

The Madison County Commissioners’ Court approved a proposed tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year that, while unchanged from last year, could raise taxes slightly for property owners. At a … more

City discusses accusation

An accusation of improper conduct on the part of a Madisonville City Council member was dismissed following an investigation by the Police Department. At the July council meeting, residents … more

SO looks into cruelty case

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a case of animal cruelty that involved 20 or more dogs. Sheriff Travis Neeley said that on Friday night the office got a call about suspected … more

City well in service; restrictions removed

The city of Madisonville has rescinded its request for voluntary water restrictions now that a third well is producing water. As of Wednesday, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has … more

Gun show on the horizon

≈August brings with it much more than hot temperatures and football; the eighth annual Madisonville Noon Lions Club Gun Show is just around the corner. Set for Aug. 18-19 at the Truman Kimbro … more

Cole travels to Austin

4-H member Cody Cole traveled to Austin and the Advocacy Academy last week with a number of peers to discuss different areas surrounding the future of livestock in the second phase of his Livestock Ambassadorship. more

Jury indicts two on sexual assault charges

Two Madisonville residents arrested June 26 for allegedly assaulting an 8-year-old victim sexually were indicted Aug. 1 by a Madison County Grand Jury. Felicia Broussard Mulkey, 33, and Joseph … more

Festival sponsors needed

Friday is the deadline day to offer sponsorship for the annual Texas Mushroom Festival, and those that have sponsored the annual event are asked to submit payments. “We are reminding people that … more

NZISD considers Guardian Plan

North Zulch ISD has been working with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department as well as Madison County Emergency Management to formulate possible logistics for a Guardian Plan to protect their students from potential unexpected dangers on campus. more

Osth studies with distinguished scholars

Last month, North Zulch ISD world history and English language arts teacher Joan Osth was selected to attend a prestigious professional development institute in San Antonio sponsored by Humanities Texas. more

Korean Veteran skeptical of North's intentions

Madisonville resident and Waco native Billy Van Davis, who can define his early life with over a year spent fighting for his country in Korea, watches with a skeptical eye almost exactly sixty-five years after the armistice split the country in two for good as the North returns the remains of certain soldiers who were lost behind enemy lines. more

One arrested on cruelty charges

A Madisonville resident was arrested in mid-July on animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of a pet dog. According to MPD reports, on June 27, the Madisonville Police Department … more

City still seeks help on water use

Recent weather conditions, combined with a temporarily limited water supply, has put the city of Madisonville in a position to ask for some help to curb water usage in the city. During a … more

County extends burn ban

Madison County Commissioners Court on Thursday continued a burn ban that was issued July 20. Due to lack of rainfall, and because the Texas Forest Service has indicated that the area is … more

J.R. Parten immortalized

A Texas historical marker was erected at the Madison County Library on Thursday in honor of businessman, political activist, philanthropist, university regent and Madisonville native Jubal Richard (J.R.) Parten, who donated multiple tracks of land in the county including that of the library. more
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