January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MISD board members, football team honored

Moments into the regular scheduled school board meeting Monday night, Mineola Board President Regan Brandon presented a plaque to Head Football Coach Joe Drennon for being the Class 3A, Division I state runner up. More...

Commentary

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

CURTIS MARK THOMPSON

1958-2015

Curtis Mark Thompson, 56, of Mineola, died on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 in Tyler. He was born on Tuesday, August 12, 1958 in Garland. A memorial service will be held at a later date. He preceded in death by his father, Paul Edward Thompson. More...

Sports

Lady Jackets drop games to A-G, G.S.

The Mineola Lady Jacket Basketball Team fell to Grand Saline 46-40 Friday evening in a tightly contested game. The Lady Jackets now fall to 0-9 in district, and 2-13 overall. More...

Yellowjackets fall to Panthers, bounce back to dominate G.S.

The Mineola Yellowjackets defeated the Grand Saline Indians 56-31 on Friday evening to improve their district record to 4-3. More...

Sister Green signs with UT Tyler

Mineola High School Senior Sister Green signed her scholarship to play softball for the University of Texas at Tyler at 1 p.m. on Friday in the administration building on Loop 564. More...

Monday meeting may include votes on Turkey Hill, moving fireworks

The Mineola City Council will vote on several matters Monday during their meeting at city hall that begins at 6 p.m. The council is considering moving the fireworks display from the civic center to the nature preserve for various reasons. More...

Something old, something new make up January chamber meeting

The January Mineola Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday at the chamber office was an ending and a beginning as it was the last meeting under Jason Ray’s presidency and the first board meeting for the new manager, Marianne Eubanks. More...

Out & About

• LOL4C (Live Out Loud for Christ) will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the Mineola High School gym. The Birdsongs will return and Mike Satterfi eld will be the speaker. There’s no charge for the youth rally. More...

Special Sections

News

NETPA contest information released

The North and East Texas Press Association, in conjunction with the Texas Press Association will award two $1,500 scholarships, one to a graduating high school senior and one to a currently enrolled college student. More...

MISD employees and public meetings set for superintendent search

The Mineola School District Board of Trustees with assistance from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services has begun work to select the new superintendant for the school district. More...

Correction

In the Jan. 21 edition of the Monitor, an article was published about a fund being set up for a man who wants to run in the Boston Marathon. 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 past week were: Jan. 20 – At 11:56 a.m. the department helped EMS with a medical assist on Northeast Loop 564 and at 2:43 p.m. they responded to an alarm that accidentally sounded on West Loop 564. More...

Police Report

Mineola police reports for the past week included: Jan. 21 – An officer took a burglary report when a man noticed loose change and an MP3 player missing from his two unlocked vehicles on Graham Street. More...