Tales of the 'madstone' By John Mark Dempsey • Mar 21, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Carol Taylor Hunt County Historical Commission Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor often uncovers quirky bits of local history, and one of those is the "madstone," which was used as recently as 100 years ago to cure rabies. Listen Listening... / 9:00 Blacklands Cafe. Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey. Tags: Blacklands HistoryCarol TaylorHunt County Historical CommissionBlacklands Cafe Related Content Greenville's Fred Douglas School receives state historical status 2 years ago Andrew Jackson Hurdle: Former slave, founder of churches and a college 2 years ago Taylor: Ruby Allmond was a female music trailblazer 2 years ago Carol Taylor: "Shooting the anvil" for Christmas 2 years ago Carol Taylor: Christmas used to be a community event 2 years ago View the discussion thread.