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Don't wait to get kicked out of your nest

Eagles are one of the most recognized symbols of strength and majesty in the world today, and they are one of the most efficient predator’s soaring in the air. When they see a fish swimming under … more

Capital Highlights: State leaders call for action by CPS

AUSTIN — Texas’ top three officeholders on Oct. 12 instructed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to improve the protection of children at risk of abuse. With recent data … more

Trunk-or-Treat at church this Saturday

Make-A-Christmas Happen (M.A.C.H.) is a group of local friends who have been helping nominated families in Grimes County who are going through a tough time. M.A.C.H. makes sure every child truly does … more

Mushroom Fest kicks off this weekend

The Texas Mushroom Festival is arguably Madisonville’s biggest event of the year, and I for one, am looking forward to a day of good weather and free entertainment. I grew up going to small-town … more

Make-A-Christmas-Happen event this Saturday at Yankee’s Tavern

The Bedias Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fish Fry and Auction last Saturday, Oct. 15, was another great success. Thank you to everyone who came out, who donated funds and for donating all of those … more

Preparing for Election Day

As we enjoy cooler nights and watch the leaves as they start to drop, please don't forget that Election Day is rapidly approaching. Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Oct. 24, so make sure … more

'Round Town

After this Saturday Shon Petershagen, the manager of Madisonville’s Brookshire Brothers will turn in his store keys, pack up his home and spend his vacation moving to Canyon Lake. There he will be … more

America deserves a better way

Elections shouldn’t be merely a contest of personalities. They ought to be a contest of ideas. In November, voters have the opportunity to ask “which political party, which candidates have the … 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

Show someone love today

First Corinthians 13 says, “If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all … more

Court refuses to rehear case

AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 denied the Obama administration’s petition for a rehearing of United States v. Texas, a high-profile immigration case. Heard by the eight-member high … more

'Round Town

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

Madison County hit 100 in 1954

Madison County celebrated its centennial June 4 and 5, 1954, at the annual Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association events. That June 3 Madisonville Meteor is a treasure of history, because it … more

'Round Town

The weather is great, so call your friends, call your neighbors because there’s some fun activities ‘round our area. First, coming next Saturday evening, Oct. 8, you can two-step at the MSCA … more

Take the 3-week challenge

Hello everyone, I hope I find you well as you are reading this article. In this day and age, we have placed God and Church in the backseat of our lives; everything seems to come before going to … more

Bedias Civic Club meets Oct. 6

The Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m., for a community potluck and the annual Fire Services Program, in anticipation of the Bedias Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fish … 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

Letters to the editor

To the editor: It's a small world and there are still a lot of very nice people in it. My daughter and I just returned from a trip to Colorado. On the way up there we had a blowout on our RV … more

Public health updates for rural Texas

October is here and with it comes the arrival of cooler weather and many Fall festivals across our region of the state.  As we search for the light jackets and pull down the Halloween decorations, … more

State opts out of refugee program

AUSTIN — Texas has acted on its threat to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program, Gov. Greg Abbott said on Sept. 30. Texas had demanded enhanced FBI screening of individuals … more
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