November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber audit goes to police

The audit of the financial information of the Mineola Chamber of Commerce has been completed and police are investigating the findings. More...

Superintendent Fuller to retire in June 2015

After the November meeting, the Mineola School Board unanimously accepted Superintendant John Fuller’s letter of retirement, effective June 30, 2015. More...

Out & About

• A free Thanksgiving lunch, organized for the community for the community, will be held on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Ministries Center. More...

Commentary

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, We are so grateful to our Mineola Volunteer Fire Department firefighters for saving as much of our pasture as they were able to and for saving our home and animals and all the equipment they contained. More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor are opinions expressed by the writers and in no way reflect opinions or policies of this paper. Publication of a letter does not necessarily mean the facts have been confirmed. More...

Obituaries

Patsy Ledkins

1939-2014

MINEOLA-Funeral services for Patsy LaRue Ledkins, 75, Mineola, will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Mineola with Dr. Mark Neeley officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Ledkins died November 18, 2014. More...

Josephine Marquardt

1930-2014

MINEOLA-Rosary for Josephine Caroline Marquardt, 83, Mineola, will be held at Beaty Funeral Home on Thursday at 4:30 p.m., officiated by Father John-Mary Bowlin. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. More...

Pablo Molina

1943-2014

QUITMAN-Rosary for Pablo Molina, 71, Quitman will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Beaty Funeral Home, following visitation from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. More...

Agencies investigating Hawkins deaths

A healthcare worker’s 911 call alerted the Hawkins Police Department to a mobile home where two people and three dogs were found dead with gunshot wounds Wednesday. More...

Photo

Mineola School Board President Regan Brandon joined in on the celebration as Mineola took home the Area Championship trophy Saturday afternoon in Royse City. More...

Photos

Richard Smith of Nashville and formerly of England filled the house at Rafael Espinoza’s Music Academy Saturday afternoon. More...

Community Thanksgiving Lunch approaching

A free Thanksgiving lunch, organized for the community for the community, will be held on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Photo

Primary students, front row, left to right Carson Rhodes, Kyle Guillory, Jaxon Little and Alexander Lualua were at last Monday’s school board meeting speaking about the benefits of the TerraCyc More...

Special Sections

News

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

My, my, my how the year does fly by! Cannot believe it is already December again. We have completed a giant weeding project and inventory. This made it easier to find books on our bookshelves. More...

Christmas Gala at the civic center Dec. 4

Christmas season events begin in Mineola on Thursday, Dec. 4 with the annual Mineola Civic Center Christmas Gala. Tickets are $20 per person and a table for eight is $160, or a round table for six is $120. More...

Hensarling staff offering help with federal agencies

Staff from U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling’s offi ce will be in Mineola on Friday, Dec. 5 to meet with constituents needing assistance with federal agencies. Hensarling’s staff will be available at city hall from 2 to 3 p.m. More...

Reports

Police Report

Mineola police reports for the week included: Nov. 19 – A license plate was stolen from someone’s vehicle, possibly at Walmart. More...

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the past two weeks were: Nov. 19 – At 10:53 a.m. the department responded to authorized controlled burning on North Highway 69 and at 4:01 p.m. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Wood County Sheriff’s Department activities for the past week included: Nov. 18 - A theft of 250 gallons of red diesel and six gallons of bar and chain oil were stolen overnight from a work site on Private Road 7850. More...

Sports

Jackets dominate Commerce, regional final next

The Mineola Yellowjackets are doing something they haven’t done since 2010, they are going into the regional fi- nal after a 42-14 whipping of the Commerce Tigers on Saturday afternoon in Royse City. More...

18 Panthers make All-District team

The 6AAA Division 2 All-District selections have been released and Alba-Golden had 18 total selections which is the most in at least six years, according to Alba-Golden Head Football Coach Gary Schultz. More...

Yellowjackets pull away from Big Sandy in home opener, 65-40

The Mineola Yellowjacket Basketball Team won their home opener against the Big Sandy Wildcats Friday evening 65-40. More...