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It must be spring.  Even though it is February, according to the plants popping through the ground it’s spring. Maybe “Old Man Winter” will be back for a visit. Either way, it’s at least … more

Response is right, but raises questions

Response is right, but raises questions You can’t turn on a television or log into a news or social site anymore without hearing of some new person of influence being fired or accused of sexual … more

Don't be a consumer Christian

What have you done to serve in the Kingdom of God lately? There are many consumer Christians in the churches of America today.  These types of people go to church and ask, “What can you do for … more

Bill filers jump to early start as legislative session nears

AUSTIN — Just a few of Texas’ 31 Senate members and 150 House members filed a total of 523 pieces of legislation on Nov. 14, the first day lawmakers could submit legislation for the coming … more

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If you like good singing you won’t want to miss the Bowling Green State University Men’s Chorus from Bowling Green, Ohio. It’s made up of 50 dedicated hardworking young men who look pretty … more

MHS 1970 graduate passes away

A friend to many of us, Russell White, recently went to be with our Lord.   At the time of his demise, he lived between Bryan and Hearne, but he grew up in Madisonville.  He was a 1970 graduate of … more

Christian Movie Night at Miller’s Theatre

Our Sunday, Aug. 13 film offering will be “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone.” Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend our second Sunday film showings, at Miller’s Theatre, with you … more

Aug. 9, 2017

Dear Editor: On Saturday, May 13, 2017, my heart gave out on me, and I literally died. Through the grace of God and skillful hands of Justin Reese and Hector Camarillo, and also first … more

Giving thanks this holiday season

With election season behind us and Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it seems most appropriate to remind ourselves just how blessed we really are. Often times, between trick-or-treating and … more

Madison County is a special place

 The Meteor welcomed a new reporter a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve lost count on how many times she’s been asked why on earth she would move from Chicago to Madisonville, Texas. It does seem … more

Looking forward to new things

I must admit, I’m looking forward to the coming year with some anticipation. Full disclosure, too: I’m a big ol’ action-movie loving, big badaboom spectacle-watching nerd. I’ll buy new TVs … more

Elections the only leash we have

It’s pretty much a given that non-presidential elections will generate little interest, unless it’s in a small venue with a hot local issue or a contentious city council race to spice things … more

4-H Archery Club thanks Archery World

For a little more than two years, Archery World, located on I-45 north of town, has allowed the Madison County 4-H Archery Club to practice in their facility every week. They also helped the youth … more

Hindsight is 20/20

By the end of my senior year of high school, I had gotten into quite a few quarrels with my basketball coach. Unlike any of the other seniors on the team who had been coached by her since their … more

Get involved locally

It’s been a rough week. J.J. Watt is out for the season, Brad and Angelina are splitting up and our choices for the next U.S. president are not exactly optimal. How are we expected to sleep … more

Division still reigns in country

In equal parts, I feel that the blame for the most recent and ever-increasing attack on law enforcement in this country can be laid at the feet of President Barack Obama and the national news … more

Status quo scared of the Trump

Interesting to see all the infighting, backbiting, wailing and gnashing of teeth in the Republican Party this year. It’s almost like nobody trusts anyone, including our own kind. Which, when you … more

Museum Musings: Keeping memories alive

I have good news!  Recently on the off weeks when this Musings column does not come out in print, The Meteor has included some photos from the Museum, ones that need identification of the … more

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Don’t forget! This Thursday, Oct. 13, the City of Madisonville and CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital will host the annual Healthfirst Healthfest. It’s hard to believe but this is the 20th … more

What to do when things seem impossible

Matthew 14:13-21 says,  “When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns.  When Jesus landed … more
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