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4-H Ambassadors educate community

Madisonville locals Madi Caperton and Emma Hurst recently completed the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador short course the summer and are now embracing their responsibilities in the community. more

Brady visits Buc-ee's

Congressman Kevin Brady visited Buc-ee’s in Madisonville on Friday evening as the last stop on a local venture that also took him to the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce and the C-Force Bottling Company in Navasota. more

City seeks robbery suspect

The Madisonville Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Madisonville family in late July. On Thursday, July 26, Dexiel Fountain, 30, is believed to have committed an aggravated … more

MCISD receives accountability rating

Madisonville CISD, along with thousands of districts across the state of Texas, received their accountability ratings from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) this week. MCISD received an overall score of 79 points out of 100, which is a single point away from a ‘B’ rating and officially a ‘C.’ more

NZISD shows tremendous growth

NZISD ‘met standards’ in all areas of accountability with a total score of 88 points out of 100, or a ‘high B’ according to the Texas Education Agency (TEA). more

TRE set for August 30

Early voting began last Monday for the Madisonville CISD Tax Ratification Election (TRE) to restructure their taxes, which will officially take place on Aug. 30 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. more

County discusses red ink

The Madison County Commissioners Court continued its work toward a FY 2019 budget at a special meeting on Monday, where a discussion about reallocating pay caused some frayed nerves. While … more

DPS offers increased reward in 2007 case

AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking the public’s help in solving the 2007 disappearance of Jim Craig Martin, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for … more

Lloyd Jones celebrates 20 years as pastor

The Rev. Lloyd Jones and New Life Missionary Baptist Church recently celebrated 20 years of ministry with a special anniversary service to honor Pastor Jones and his wife, Janel, for their dedicated … more

Annual show hits the target

For long-time Lions Club Gun Show trader Gordon Taylor, the annual Madisonville event is a family affair. Taylor, the owner of Black Gold Guns & Ammo in Houston, said this event is the only … more

MCISD, NZISD receive accountability ratings

Madisonville CISD and North Zulch ISD, along with thousands of districts across the state of Texas, received their accountability ratings from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) this week. more

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
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