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Graveside services for Betty Lou Tarnowski, 83, of Normangee, were held 11 A.M., Friday, May 1, 2020 at Plainview Cemetery in Madison County, Texas. Bro. Glenn Connor officiated the service. more
Ann Gilliam Roberts was called home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 22, 2020. She was born on April 2, 1939 in Grenada, Mississippi. Ann graduated from East Jefferson High School in New Orleans, Louisiana and attended the University of Texas at Austin. more
James (Jim) Earl Booker, age 81, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, surrounded by close family and friends at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Edd & LurnLean Davis Booker, his sister, Anna Bee Booker Johnson, his half-sister, Eddie Booker Moore and his son, Robert Hamilton Booker. James is survived by his wife, Heather Hammond Booker; his children, Shounelle Denise Booker, Marcus Glen (Gloria) Booker, and David Quintin (Brenda) Booker; his brothers, Curby (Marie) Booker and Gail (Patricia) Booker; his grandchildren, David Quintin Booker II, Alexandria Booker (John) Bauer, DeMarcus Booker, and Markezia Booker (Andre) Rives; his great grandchildren, King Booker, Prayze Booker, and Aniya Booker; and many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. more
Maria Elida (Hernandez) Sanchez; 55 years, 8 months, 5 days; passed away at her home in Madisonville, TX surrounded by her loving family on Friday; May 1, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 11AM on Wednesday; May 6, 2020 at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville, TX. Bro. Mauricio Duran will officiate. The burial will follow at Madisonville Cemetery. more
AUSTIN — An executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott to reopen in-store retail shopping, dine-in restaurants, movie theaters, museums, libraries and more took effect May 1 and will continue through May 15. more
The spread of COVID-19 has changed the look of many aspects of life. more
Matt Kirschner, North Zulch Athletic Director and head men’s basketball coach from 2018-20, will leave the district and accept the head men’s job at Leon High School. Kirschner’s position will be filled by Clay Todd, former coach at Normangee. more
Madisonville High School senior Kody Nye will continue his baseball career at McPherson College next year, the McPherson baseball program announced via Twitter Thursday. more
The curfew instated in Madison County as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted Wednesday at 5 a.m., County Judge Tony Leago’s office announced in a Monday press release. more
The Texas Department of Health Services will offer another day of drive-through swab testing for the COVID-19 virus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the MCISD bus barn, according to Madison County … more
Madison County will allow the Stay Safe order to expire at the designated time Friday in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order, but the curfew issued April 13 remains in effect, according to a Thursday press release from County Judge Tony Leago’s office. more
James (Jim) Earl Booker, age 81, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, surrounded by close family and friends at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He is preceded in death by … 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
Kerry Walker, Sr. was born July 17, 1947, to Louis and Evola Walker. He attended Evan E. Worthing High School and later joined the Marine Corps where he served in the Vietnam War. While there, he earned a Purple Heart while serving his country. In 1969, his first child, Monique Walker King (Linda Walker) was born in Oakland, California. They later moved to Beeville, Texas where Kerry took up a life of construction and truck driving. Eight years later his namesake, Kerry Walker, Jr. was born. The family then moved to Brenham, Texas followed by Houston, Texas. On April 7, 1992, Kerry married Callie Dean Walker and they settled in Midway, Texas. Kerry and Callie lived a great life together and shared twenty-eight years of marriage. more
A recent Musings focused on Terrell family members and ended with information about Walter and Ottie Terrell Gooden. When I wrote it, I vowed to soon relate more about other Gooden family members. I pulled the information below from essays written by Gooden family members for Volume 1 of our local history. more
AUSTIN — Texas continued to feel the effects of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic last week as Gov. Greg Abbott and advisors worked on a plan to ease his statewide stay-at-home order. more
The Madison County Courthouse will reopen to the public Monday after weeks of closure due to the social distancing related to the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday afternoon that stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 will expire at the end of April, and some businesses in the state will be allowed to reopen if they adopt “safe standards.” more
The first ever virtual National Football League draft kicked off in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday and covered seven rounds through Saturday afternoon, going off without any noticeable mistakes from a technical standpoint as the league’s newest members and team personnel watched and worked from their homes. more
The NCAA Division I Council removed a barrier to its consideration of a blanket waiver of Football Bowl Subdivision membership requirements during a meeting Friday, an NCAA press release stated. more
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