July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Alba man arrested in collision

A 44-year-old Alba man was released on bond Thursday after being arrested in connection with a two-vehicle accident Wednesday evening near Alba. A two-vehicle head-on collision occurred on County Road 1600 at around 8 p.m. on Wednesday. More...

Commentary

Social Security Board of Trustees: Trust Fund Reserve Gains One Year for Projected Depletion Date

The Social Security Board of Trustees today released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. More...

Make sure your freshman gets a money-smart college start

Guest Column

Does your college-bound freshman know how to handle money at school? Campus life can test even the most disciplined young adults on money matters. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Milk Toast Americans is a term that explains the attitude of the majority of Americans today. Milk toast was a bland food given to me that caused minimal damage to my upset stomach. More...

Reports

Sheriff’s Report

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

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the week were: July 14 – At 3:53 p.m. the department responded to a controlled burn that got out of control and burned about 10 acres on County Road 2201. More...

Police Report

Mineola Police Department activities for the past week included: July 15 – Several teenagers were inside Walmart throwing balls around and were asked to leave but refused. Officers were called but the teens left before they arrived. More...

Sports

Mineola Country Club senior golf unscrambled

If you are over the age of 50 and enjoy golf then the Mineola Country Club has your ticket. Every Thursday morning at 8:30 golfers line up to see who they are partnered with at the Senior Golf Scramble. More...

2015 Mineola Varsity Football schedule

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2015 Mineola Volleyball schedule

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Grand jury charges McDaniels for injury to a child

Daphne Elizabeth McDaniels was indicted for injury to a child by a Wood County Grand Jury that met last month. McDaniels was indicted on two counts of capital murder in February. More...

Musgraves’ creative spirit gives birth to county Keep Art Alive effort

She is excited about performing in her hometown again and 26-year-old Kacey Musgraves is looking forward to seeing some familiar faces.

The Golden girl turned singer, songwriter, producer and Grammy winner, called Friday from Boston to talk about her upcoming concert, the Hometown Hang, in Mineola on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Mineola Nature Preserve. More...

Out & About

• The 8 and under Machine Pitch State Tournament continues through Friday at Mineola Youth Foundation Ballpark. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children. More...

Special Sections

News

Mineola grad hopes to win cover contest

Patricia Ramos is looking to represent Mineola, Texas and the Latino community by winning the 2015 cover contest for the magazine “Siempremuer.” She was a 2013 graduate at Mineola High Sc More...

Johnson and Mullins make SHSU Dean’s List

Two local students earned academic honors at Sam Houston State University. Courtney Johnson of Mineola and Emily Mullins of Golden were named the SHU Dean’s List for the spring semester. More...

New store director at Kottage is a familiar face

A bright and clean atmosphere permeated with the fragrance of fabric softener and starch still greats visitors to the Kindness Kottage in Mineola. And while she has a familiar face, there is a new store director in charge. More...

Obituaries

Frances Hill

1955-2015

ALBA-Services for May Frances Hill, 60, Alba, will be held Tuesday at 11 A.m. at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home in Alba with Rev. Jeff Bauman officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Alba. Mrs. Hill died July 16, 2015, in Mineola. More...

LARRY DON GILBREATH

Funeral services for Larry Don Gilbreath, 67, were held Sunday in Pineville, Louisiana with Rev. Ed Baldwin officiating. Mr. Gilbreath died July 17, 2015, at Rapides Regional Medical Center. More...

ROY DON SHIPP

1941-2015

QUITMAN-Services for Roy Don Shipp, 73, Quitman, were held Monday at Emory Baptist Church with Revs. Jim Parker and Jerry Jackson officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. More...