April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Board picks finalist for superintendent

In a special board meeting Saturday morning, the Mineola School Board named Kim Tunnell as the lone finalist for superintendent. More...

Mineola High School well represented at UIL

After competing at the UIL District Academic Meet in Grand Saline, the Mineola High School journalism team won first, and several students placed.The top three places advance to the regional meet at Tyler Junior College. More...

QUILT CENTER IN NEED OF STITCHES

A 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis drove into Stitchin’ Heaven on North Pacific Street around noon Monday. Driver Sue Hanyka, of Longview and passenger Elane Roddy, of Gladewater were not injured. More...

Commentary

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor, 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

Ara Brown

1912-2015

ALBA-Services for Ara Brown, 103, Alba, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Alba, with George Filpansick officiating. Burial will follow in Turner Cemetery in Emory. Mrs. Brown died April 13, 2015, in a Quitman hospital. More...

WYLIE LEE ROUSE

1924-2015

The family will hold a private celebration of the life of Wylie Lee Rouse, 90, at Roselawn Memorial Garden on April 25 at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Roselawn. More...

Breaking News - 1:46 PM

Commerce Street partial closure planned for next week

Mineola Community Development Director Lynda Rauscher has distributed this notice about Commerce Street closing: Texana Land & Asphalt has requested closure of Commerce St between Johnson St and Line St beginning 7 a.m. More...

Breaking News - 4/15/2015 4:56 PM

Sheriff's Office seeking help with veterans' grave markers

On April 12 investigators with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the possible theft of gravestone markers. More...

Photo

The Highway 80 Progressive Car Cruise began at Wills Point and came to its conclusion in the bricked, downtown streets of Mineola Saturday afternoon. More...

Mineola only Wood County city to see tax rebate drop

Mineola saw a very slight decrease in April’s rebate check on sales from the month of February. The city’s rebate this month decreased fourtenths of a percent compared to the same time period last year. More...

Monitor wins in newspaper contest

The Mineola Monitor won first place in news photos and other awards in the 2014 North and East Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest. More...

Out & About

• The annual Wood County Junior Livestock Market Show will be held at Mineola High School Hester Cole and Meredith Show Arenas Thursday through Saturday. More...

Special Sections

News

ANOTHER NEW CHAMBER MEMBER

A Mineola Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting celebration was held at Service Rent-All at 2706 West Highway 80 on Friday morning. More...

MHS yearbook centennial edition offered

The Mineola High School yearbook staff is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the publication. The first book was published in 1915 to celebrate Mineola High School’s first year as a separate campus. More...

Garden Club spring sale Saturday

The Iris Garden Club is holding its Spring Plant Sale on Saturday at the Golden Homestead. The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and all profits go to the club’s Alba-Golden High School scholarship fund. More...

Reports

Police Report

Mineola police reports for the past week included: More...

Sheriff’s Report

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

Sheriffs Office runs narcotics warrant

On Thursday investigators from the Wood County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant located on Farm-to-Market 1643 in the Alba vicinity. More...

Sports

Photos

In mixed doubles action, Sam Rapp returns a serve during the district meet Thursday in Mineola. More...

Jackets lose close contests to Grand Saline, Quitman

The Mineola Yellowjackets fell to the Grand Saline Indians in the top of the seventh 5-3 last Tuesday. The game was tied at three going into the final inning before the visitors came through with a timely hit to put them in front. More...

Lady Jackets trounce Grand Saline and Quitman

Mineola scored four runs on four hits in the top of the first inning Saturday and went on to defeat the Quitman Lady Bulldogs 15-0 in a fourinning contest. More...