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There’s a little something for everyone at Vintage Finds, located on the west side of the square in downtown Madisonville.  Whether it’s a taste of something new, like the olive oil made … more
When Harold Gene Wells visited the Museum on Mar. 2, he shared more local oil and pipeline history.   He confided that the late Joe Cooper (1890-1974) loaned money to probably 90 percent of the … more
Galatians 5:13 says, “13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” If you are a … more
Sometimes it doesn’t pay to get out of bed. Last Monday was one of those days for me.  If I could drop it, stumble over it, break it or lose it, I did. That includes last week’s column, or … more
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well. The more I speak with people now days, I find that there are many of them facing spiritual, as well as physical mountains.  Sometimes those … more
Oliver Juarez, owner and operator of Juarez Tacos, boasts his taco truck as “El taco madre”, the mother of all tacos.  Every morning Juarez fires up the pit to give his fajita meat an authentic, … more
You need to know this! Thurs., Mar. 23 is National Puppy Day. It was the famous humorist, Josh Billings, who once said, “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves … more
Sometimes when it rains it pours doesn’t it? I think the Boyett family needs a break! Besides Johnny Boyett’s bout with cancer, their son’s home burning to the ground and Virginia Boyett’s … more
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 says, “Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.  Each person should do as he has … more
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
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
I wanted to share this story with you this week, I hope you enjoy it and understand just how much God loves you. From her bedroom window, Rebecca eyed the children playing in the snow enviously. … more
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
All over America people have allowed attending church services on Sunday to become an “option”. They have replaced that time of worship and renewal with worldly pleasures and they have put God on … more
Congratulations to two of our outstanding Madisonville Citizens, Dawn Knight and Chief Herbert Gilbert for winning the Madison County Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the Year Award. Also doing … more
This is a continuation of folks’ memories of learning drive.  It also keeps alive the names and memories of those who have gone before us. I hope it brings you some smiles.  Trent Curtis. I … more
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
I really don’t want to write this column. That’s not because I’m lazy or because I don’t have interesting subject matter this week. It’s because once I hit “save” on this Word … more
AUSTIN — Thousands of Texans were on hand to witness the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20 in Washington. President Trump closed his 16-minute … more
Earlier this month all eyes were on Washington as President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. Closer to home, in Austin, we continue to convene in our … more
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