April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ETCOG: Citizen participation critical in regional broadband meetings

The East Texas Regional Broadband general information meetings to be held in Tyler, Palestine and Longview in May are an important first step in the development of the regional broadband plan, says event organizers. More...

Out & About

• On Thursday Congressman JebHensarling will host a town hall meeting at 9:15 a.m. More...

Reports

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the past week were: April 16 – At 5:23 and 10:37 p.m. the department helped EMS with medical assists on Farm-to-Market Road 49 and County Road 2336. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Wood County Sheriff’s Department activities for the past week included: April 15 – A woman who resides on County Road 1681 stated she had left the residence for two days and returned to find two TVs and a VCR missing from inside the resid More...

Mineola Police Report

Mineola police reports for the past week included: April 16 – At 12:24 a.m. officers found a vehicle in the parking lot of Two Senoritas with two men inside. More...

Sports

Mineola produces regional qualifiers

Fresh off of Mineola’s fourth-straight district title, the Mineola Varsity Boys Track Team participated in the Area Track Meet in Bullard on Wednesday for a chance to advance to the regional meet. More...

Yellowjackets fall to Canton, Athens

The Mineola Yellowjacket Varsity baseball team only managed two hits last Tuesday night against Canton, dropping their fifth-straight district contest 9-0. More...

Mineola clinches second place in district with shutout over Canton

The Mineola Lady Jackets ended regular season play with a 10-0 win over Canton last Tuesday to improve their record to 17-9 and 8-2 in district. More...

MISD candidates spell out views on schools

The Mineola Monitor posed the following questions to the three people competing for the two positions on the Mineola School Board this year. There are two incumbents, Dr. John Abbott and Dr. Kyle Gully, and a challenger, Tom Perkins. More...

Several sentenced in W.C. court

On Thursday, April 3 several people were sentenced in Wood County District Court. More...

County ceremony sheds light on child abuse

Healthy, happy kids are capable of doing great things. That was the theme of the Candle Lighting Ceremony held in Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman, an event that commemorated Child Abuse Awareness Month, which takes place in April every year. More...

Photo

The speaker at the Fannie Marchman Garden Club meeting last week encouraged members to select plants that attract butterflies. (See story page 5B.) More...

Special Sections

News

Easter Bunnies: Stick to the ones in costumes

From the abundance of chocolate candies lining the grocery store aisles to the colorful dresses hung in the children’s departments at the mall, there are many joyous symbols associated with the Easter holiday. More...

Site update - 4/21/2014 12:53 PM

Hensarling to discuss views Thursday

On Thursday, April 24, U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling will host a town hall meeting at 9:15 a.m. More...

Winnsboro hosting quilt show

The Wood County Historical Commission and Winnsboro Heritage Committee will host Quilts and Their Stories – Binding Generations Together, Journal of a Small Town Quilt Show on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. at the Winnsboro Depot. More...

Obituaries

Jerry A. Edwards

1937-2014

MINEOLA-Funeral services for Jerry A. Edwards, 76, Mineola, will be held Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at Lowe Funeral Home, Quitman. Mr. Edwards was a retired U.S. More...

Stanley Hudson

1939-2014

MINEOLA-Memorial services for Stanley Darrell Hudson, 74, will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Beaty Funeral Home chapel with Rev. James Wheat officiating. Mr. Hudson died April 17, 2014, in Mineola. He was born October 24, 1939, in Bonham. More...