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'Round Town

It was quiet around town last week. Several business owners shared that the silence from lack of shoppers had been almost deafening. Church also had some empty seats on Sunday morning and here at … more

Army worms invade after summer rains

The recent showers have brought out an increase in the army worm population. This seemingly small insect can do big damage to crops and hay fields overnight when conditions are right. The army worm … more

Let the coaches do their jobs

First and foremost, let me say – as I’ve often said – that Madisonville and North Zulch students are among the most polite and respectful I’ve ever encountered. But coaches these days do have … more

Court relaxes Texas voter ID law for election

AUSTIN — Voters will have more options when presenting personal identification at the polls for the Nov. 8 general election, Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos announced last week. Pursuant … more

Bedias food pantry open on Saturday

We are very sorry to share that our planned Christian movie night for last Sunday evening, Aug. 14, was canceled, due our theatre facility not being available to us. Our program will resume on … more

Hash musings and mysteries solved

Other folks have authored Museum Musings before, but my own first Museum Musings appeared on June 24 last year.  If you’ve been with me from the start, you’ve suffered through more than 26 of my … more

Why fear when you can trust

Psalm 27:1-14 says, “The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?  When evil men advance against me to devour … more

Democratic Convention: Dead wrong on energy

The recent Democratic National Convention included a full-fledged assault on one of the central pillars of the American economy: fossil fuels. The official convention platform calls for completely … more

There is Great Power Found in “The Old Rugged Cross”

I attended an event called “Men at the Cross” a couple of years ago, and it was one of the most powerful presentations of the power of the cross I have ever witnessed.  Joe White narrated a … more

Texas House makes interim changes

Rising temperatures and back-to-school shopping can only mean one thing: August has arrived! In Austin, the pace continues to pick up at the Capitol as fellow House members and State Senators take … more

'Round Town

It’s school time again! This week the teachers of Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District returned to work to get involved in a little staff development before the school bell rings. … more

Capitol Highlights

Parties to campus-carry lawsuit to return to court AUSTIN — Three University of Texas professors are seeking a temporary injunction “to at least retain the option of maintaining their academic … 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
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