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Texas gyms were allowed to open Monday in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s May 6 executive order. Facilities in Madisonville opened partially, allowing 25 percent capacity (not including employees) along with a set of state required rules. more
The Texas Department of State Health Services will offer a third round of drive-thru testing for COVID-19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Lake Madison Lake House,  1215 Collard St. in … more
Madison County now has six confirmed cases of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, adding four new cases to the rolls in the past two days. According to an alert sent by the … more
Madisonville steakhouse Texas Legends posted on Facebook Thursday that an employee had tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus.  “We're currently closed while … more
Madisonville Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Cory Heidler died in a single car accident in Washington County early Saturday, the MVFD announced via Facebook. He was 39. more
The Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District (MCISD) announced plans to hold an in-person, outdoor graduation ceremony, as defined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in a May 5 release, at Mustang Stadium May 21 at 7:30 p.m. This is the original date and time of graduation, which was originally supposed to take place at Sam Houston State University. more
Ever since our local mayor issued a COVID-19 shelter-in-place-and-go-completely-cocoa bananas order, my family and I have found ourselves cooking more than we have for our entire lives. We’ve even been following recipes and using the actual stove/oven thingy, much to the relief of our exhaustipated microwave. And considering the Mad Max-wasteland conditions in the “cooking-stuff-from-scratch” aisle at Walmart, we aren’t the only ones. more
Recently I discovered two collections of interesting old newspaper clippings about the Madisonville area. more
The impact of reduced operations and closures during isolation measures to combat COVID-19 compelled the Madisonville City Council to adjust the city’s 2020 budget Monday, finding new ways to cut expenses in face of an expected drop in revenue of hundreds of thousands of dollars. more
Monday’s regular meeting of Madison County Commissioners was unique in a few ways, from a short agenda to a commissioner absent due to a medical procedure. But mostly, because it was accessible to the public for the first time since March 9. more
The golf season showed Wes Nolen how challenging it is to duplicate success. more
Five Madisonville baseball and softball seniors were named to their respective All-District teams for the 2020 season, which was shortened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. more
The North Zulch Independent School District will hold an outdoor, in-person ceremony for their graduating class of 2020, as outlined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in a May 5 release defining possible options for ceremonies, according to Superintendent Alan Andrus. more
John Robert Johnson; 72 years, 7 months, and 4 days; passed away peacefully at his home in Madisonville, TX on Wednesday; May 6, 2020.  Funeral services are scheduled for 11AM on Saturday; May … more
William Leopold Fivel (Paul) was born on January 3, 1927 and passed away to be with his wife Gaynelle on May 2, 2020. Paul was ninety-three years old. Born and raised in Galveston County, Paul … more
Kendell Jerrell Morris, 22, of Houston was arrested in Madisonville Monday after he allegedly shot and killed Robert Cooley III in Arlington with an assault rifle earlier that same day. more
The Madisonville Meteor has launched a local business stimulus program for locally owned and operated businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. more
Madison County remains on the low-end of Texas counties reporting confirmed cases of COVID-19. In fact, the number of cases actually dropped, when the Texas Department of State Health Services reassigned one of the county’s two cases to another county last week. more
As we spend our days at home with loved ones, searching too often bare shelves at our local retail stores, or making a quick stop at a favorite eating place for a to-go meal, please take the opportunity to offer an encouraging and cheerful word to all within speaking or waving distance, our hearts need that essential uplift, perhaps now, more than any time in recent memory. Thank you to all who remain at their duty stations (including our local newspaper outlets) and to those who are keeping the home fires burning during this season of trial and testing. more
I’ve found that when doing research, it takes a miracle to find three sites that totally agree on spelling of names and on dates of births and deaths. I do lean strongly towards believing a good copy of a birth or death certificate. I use Findagrave.com often, but it is not perfect. Don’t hold me to exactness. History is often not exact. I do my best. more
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