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Madisonville Band earns high honors at UIL competition

On Saturday, February 4, the Madisonville Band travelled to A&M Consolidated High School to compete in the UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest.  Within the contest, students were able to compete as a … more

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

PD seeks information on burglaries

The Madisonville Police Department is looking for help from the community in solving a spate of burglaries that have plagued the area over the last few months. Police Chief Herbert Gilbert said … more

Holiday festivities kick off in Madison County

Halloween festivities abounded in Madison County recently as young and old alike went trick-or-treating, attended the Fire Department’s “Trail of Terror” and were recognized for their creative … more

New officer joins MPD team

Brittney Edwards move to her new home in Madisonville three years ago; she found another home in law enforcement. With a month under her belt at the Madisonville Police Department, Edwards … more

NZISD holds board meeting

NORTH ZULCH — The North Zulch Independent School District employees presented the School Board Members with a gift basket for all their hard work. The board took time to recognize students, … more

Two arrested in sexual assault case

Two Madisonville residents were arrested early June 26 following an investigation into charges the duo sexually assaulted an 8-year-old victim. Felicia Broussard Mulkey, 33, and Joseph Demetrius … more

City seeks assistance from county on fires

Madisonville Mayor Bill Parten asked for help from the Madison County Commissioners’ Court to defray costs of fighting fires in the county. The mayor, along with City Manager Camilla Viator, … more

Area Digest: Texans celebrate Arbor Day

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Texans from across the state gathered today in the Oldest Town in Texas to celebrate the State Arbor Day and how trees can connect the past, present and future.  Today’s … more

Rural sheriffs stand united

ANDERSON - Stretched across the historic Grimes County Courthouse steps, eight rural Texas sheriffs stood united March 1 seeking answers to their public safety concerns of the proposed Dallas to … more

Adoption matters

At first glance, Dusty’s scars might compel one to feel sorry for him, but don’t let his healing wounds mislead you. He is living a dog’s life fit for a king. In the beginning of January this … 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

Two killed in collision

NORTH ZULCH — Two people were killed on Sunday as the result of a head-on collision east of North Zulch. Sgt. Jimmy Morgan of the Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash occurred around … more

"It's time'; Madisonville basketball coach steps down after 10 years

For Madisonville basketball Coach Brian Thurmond, the time was right. After 10 seasons of leading the school’s basketball program, Thurmond met with his team Wednesday to inform them he would be … more

Busy FFA continues success

Madisonville’s 15 FFA judging teams concluded their four months of study and practice in April with 12 of the squads advancing to state competitions, which took place in five different locations. more

MCISD honors board members

January is School board recognition month, and Madisonville CISD board members had presents waiting for them at their seats prior to the meeting’s start. In attendance were the principals from … more

Locals celebrate day of prayer

Local Madisonville Christian faith leaders gathered in front of the court house on Thursday evening with about 50 people in attendance to celebrate the 67th National Day of Prayer in the United States. more

MPD welcomes new officer, promotes 3

On Feb. 6, Madisonville Police Department welcomed a new officer to the force.  Officer Craig Wolff is a retired Army veteran of 24 years.  After retiring from the military, Wolff moved on to a … more

Two students win big scholarships

HOUSTON — Madisonville’s Jewel Smith and Mason Terry were among 70 Texas FFA members presented with a four-year, $18,000 scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the Texas FFA … more

PD to focus on burglaries

Crime statistics for the city in 2017 remained relatively the same over the previous year, according to statistics compiled by the Madisonville Police Department. Overall, total calls for … more
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