July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City water earns Superior rating

Last year, as in years past, Mineola tap water met all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state drinking water health standards. More...

Commentary

Guest Column

Is a new Social Security card in your cards?

To help combat the rising threat of fraud and identity theft, Social Security will no longer issue Social Security number printouts beginning in August 2014. More...

Obituaries

DONNY HUMPHREYS

1955-2014

MINEOLA-Donny B. Humphreys, 58, Mineola, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Mineola. He was born December 31, 1955 in Mineola and was a lifelong resident. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kimberly Humphreys. More...

Sports

Softball, baseball players honored

Former Mineola Lady Jacket Rikkilyn Hass and senior to be Sister Green were recently selected as honorable mentions to the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State softball team. More...

MINEOLA ISD: MAKING THE GRADE?

Results of state testing broken down

In the regular June Mineola School Board meeting, students’ scores on high stakes state tests were revealed. Those scores showed areas of achievement and growth, while also identifying subjects where work is needed. More...

MINEOLA FIRE DEPARTMENT

Annual rodeo starts Friday

The 52nd Annual Mineola Fire Department Rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday starting at 8 p.m. at the Fire Department Rodeo Arena on Highway 69. Get your boots and cowboy hats ready for all the festivities and come join in on the action. More...

Out & About

• The Mineola League ofthe Arts began their Kaleidoscope Art Camp Mondayand will continue throughFriday.• Jacket Camp continuesthis week, Monday throughThursday from 8 to 10 a.m.and the middle school gymwill also be open on the samedays fro More...

Special Sections

News

Wood County Crime Stoppers scam alert

Booking a hotel stay for a summer vacation? Before you check in, check out how scammers try to take advantage of travelers. More...

Pilot Club plans fundraiser Aug. 7 for Rainbow Shower Project

The Pilot Club of Mineola will be sponsoring a fundraising breakfast at the First Christian Church of Mineola on Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. to help fund the Rainbow Shower Project. More...

Correction

In the July 2 edition of the Monitor, on page 8A, the caption with the photo of the children’s vegetable stand was incorrect due to inaccurate information provided to the Monitor. Holly Williams was one of the children, not Holly Forrester. More...

Reports

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the week were: July 2 – At 7:06 p.m. the department helped EMS with a medical assist on Goodson Circle. July 1 – At 11:48 a.m. the department helped EMS with a medical assist on North Pacific Street. More...

Mineola Police Report

Burglars get thousands within minute and a half at Kelly Drug

An alarm alerted police to a break-in at Kelly Drug just before 3 a.m. Wednesday. An alarm sounded at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday at the drug store located at 125 East Broad Street/ Highway 80. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Wood County Sheriff’s Department activities for the week included: More...