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The Madison County Domestic Violence Task Force held its annual youth bookmark contest earlier this month in collaboration with Madisonville and North Zulch school districts. Under the … more
Madison County took more steps toward securing engineering services for flood-damaged areas of the county as it approved a resolution on Monday naming Jones & Carter Inc. of Houston as … more
A number of Madisonville FFA members shined at the Area level last week at Stephen F. Austin University after finishing first or second in the district contests. more
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety an integral part of their Thanksgiving travel plans and to celebrate the holiday responsibly. “As … more
The Madison County Commissioners’ Court on Monday approved the returns for the 2018 gen-eral election, held Nov. 6. Madison County Elections Administrator Earl Parker said that there were no … more
Madisonville’s Fire Chief told the City Council last week that in order to meet ISO requirements, and to prepare for the inevitable change to a fire district, the city will need another fire … more
World War II Army Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient Alfred Birdwell completed a mile-walk at Lake Madison Park on Saturday to help raise funds for two Veteran charities one day before his 100th birthday. more
LAS VEGAS — A local girl will get to race among the stars in Las Vegas this December. Drew Ellen Stewart of Normangee will be one of 147 cowgirls competing at the KK Run for Vegas/JrNFR Barrel Race, set for Dec. 11-15 in Las Vegas. The event will be held in conjunction with the National Finals Rodeo, the sport’s grand finale. more
Seventy-three years after PFC Clinton Isbell Jr. was killed on the Rhine River near the conclusion of World War II, a piece of the East Texas native has been returned to his family for good. more
The Madisonville CISD school board reviewed their rating of “Superior Achievement” under the state’s Schools FIRST financial accountability system during their board meeting for the month of November on Monday. more
As a result of last week’s general election, Becky Wilson and Steve Diserens defeated incumbents Rodney Murphy and Karl Radde for Positions 2 and 3 on the North Zulch ISD school board. more
Madisonville FFA hosted and competed in the Sam Houston District Leadership Development Event contest at the First Baptist Church on Thursday and garnered multiple top finishes. more
Madison County Commissioners’ Court on Tuesday reinstituted a subdivision regulation banning the discharge of firearms in county subdivisions. County Emergency Management Coordinator Shelly … more
Food Drive set for Dec. 5 The holidays are a time when family and friends come together. As we prepare for the holidays, we invite you and your family to join us Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Kimbro … more
This year, amid an uprising of anti-Trump sentiment and a surge of unprecedented early voter turnout for an off-year election, Democrats saw an opportunity to flip a handful of congressional seats … more
Gov. Greg Abbott and every other statewide Republican seeking re-election emerged victorious on Tuesday. Still, the election proved to be the closest statewide contest in two decades as many of the … more
Led by a slate of female candidates, Democrats flipped 12 seats in the Texas House in Tuesday’s midterm election, marking the biggest shift in the lower chamber since the 2010 midterm … more
GEORGETOWN — Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) secured a critical reelection victory in the campaign to represent Senate District 5, a 10-county region of Central and East Texas that … more
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, narrowly defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke Tuesday evening in what appeared likely to be one of the closest U.S Senate races in Texas in decades. With more … more
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) Reverend John Haynie Chapter and the Madison County Historical Commission held a memorial medallion marking for the historic route of the Old San Antonio Road (OSR) and for deceased DRT member Julia Louise Robinson Wakefield on Saturday at the Midway Cemetery. more
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