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Nearly every conversation that I have with friends, about the proposed "high speed rail" between Houston and Dallas, starts off with them saying something like "I thought that was dead". I wish it was, but sadly it is like a nagging cold...it won't go away. more
Madison County Museum markets some items, including a small blue paperback entitled “Madison County Memories Vol. 1.” Published in 1994, it contains short essays that were submitted, including the following: more
Sharla Mae (Dunham) Timberman, 87 years, and 13 days, of North Zulch, TX; passed away on Saturday; June 6, 2020 in Bryan, TX. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday; July 11, 2020 at 2pm at the Rivergate Church in Bryan, TX. Pastor Randy Scott will be officiating. more
Funeral services for William Fitzhenry, 60, of Madisonville, Texas, were held 3 P.M., Monday, June 8, 2020 at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville, Texas. Rev. Ryan Dansby officiated the service and interment followed in Ten Mile Cemetery in Madison County. more
Oscar Ellis “Pete” Aswell was born April 9, 1935 in Wisner, Louisiana to Preston and Ida Mae (Chevallier) Aswell. Pete passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at his residence in Madisonville on June 5, 2020. more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott pledged to institute police reforms when he met with the Houston family of George Floyd, who was handcuffed and killed by police in front of a Minneapolis convenience store on May 25. more
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Madison County has more than doubled since the beginning of June, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services. more
April Towery, a former editor of the Madisonville Meteor, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and intoxication assault with a vehicle in relation to March 29, 2019 vehicle collision that took the life of Bill “Shannon” Brewer of Madisonville, 55, who was ejected from the vehicle following the crash and was not wearing a seatbelt. more
Detective Sergeant Lucas Cunningham of the Madisonville Police Department was presented with the prestigious 100 Club Award for his life-saving actions during an incident at Lake Madison last year. more
Following a nearly two-month postponement, Madison County Sheriff hopefuls Bobby Adams and Billy J. Reeves are set for election day July 14 with early voting coming June 29-July 2 and July 6-10. more
The number of confirmed COVID-19 in Madison County has more than doubled since the beginning of June, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services. more
An estimated 20-25 individuals sought to make their voices heard on the Madisonville County Courthouse square during the evening of June 9 in light of protests throughout the country in response to the killing of an African American man in police custody named George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25. more
Madisonville’s Juneteenth Organization will commemorate the historic holiday this weekend with a celebration at the Juneteenth Center Friday and a peaceful walk from the courthouse to the center Saturday morning. more
Madison County authorities announced Tuesday morning that they have confirmed 16 cases of the virus in the county, up from the 13 reported Thursday. The three newest cases are all in the 77864 ZIP code, including a 60to 69 year-old male a 30 to 39 year-old female and a 20 to 29 year-old female. The Ferguson Unit near Midway still reports six confirmed cases, with only two active. more
Alfred Preston "Whitey" Birdwell; 101 years, 5 months, 14 days; from Midway, TX; passed away on May 3, 2020 in Madisonville, TX.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday; July 11, 2020 at … more
Madison County has now confirmed the 12th and 13th case of COVID-19 in the county, a gain of four cases since Saturday. In an alert from the  emergency management department, the county said … more
Madison County officials announced the their 11th confirmed case of COVID-19 Wednesday to citizens via a text message alert. The individual who tested positive is a female between the ages of 10 and 19 and possesses a 77864 ZIP code. more
Everyone is invited to visit the newly opened White Hawk Gallery, located in the Bedias Museum/Library Annex. The gallery opened to the public Saturday. Please go to their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/whitehawkartistllc/, or call 936-395-0100, for more information. more
I don’t know about you, but the next time I hear someone refer to the “new normal,” I think I might scream into my middle daughter’s unacceptable new bikini bottoms that I plan to confiscate and turn into a coronavirus face mask. If adjusting my daily activities according to COVID-19 protocol is now the norm, I’m ready to declare myself an official freakazoid, which is how most people (especially my family members) see me, anyway. more
Joe Henson; 81 years, 11 months, 5 days; a long-time resident of Madisonville, TX; passed away Tuesday; June 2, 2020 in Mansfield, TX. Graveside services are scheduled for 10AM on Saturday; June 6, 2020 at Allphin Cemetery in Madisonville, TX. Bro. Joshua Crutchfield will officiate. more
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