February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Anderson twins sign with Texas A&M

Yellowjacket seniors Riley and Austin Anderson signed letters of intent to play football for Texas A&M University Wednesday in a packed Mineola School Administration Building. More...

Reports

Sheriff’s Report

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

Police Report

Mineola police reports for the past week included: Feb. 3 – A Mineola man reported fraud when he found someone opened a Verizon account using his social security number. This is under investigation. More...

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the week were: Feb. 3 – At 11:31 a.m. the department responded to a tree fire on County Road 2439 and at 3:53 p.m. they responded to a small woods fire on County Road 2550. At 4:41 p.m. More...

Sports

Jackets rolling through District 14AAA

The Mineola Yellowjackets defeated the Harmony Eagles 74-50 last Tuesday to improve their district 14AAA record to 9-1. The Jackets are 18-7 overall this season. More...

Lady Jackets fall to Harmony, 51-26, and Winona, 56-54

The Mineola Lady Jackets fell to 1-11 in District 14AAA with their 51- 26 loss to the Harmony Lady Eagles last Tuesday night. Mineola struggled to find an offensive rhythm early and often. More...

Mineola Powerlifting teams putting in work

The Mineola Powerlifting Teams participated in two meets recently. The boys competed in the Rains Invitational Meet Saturday, Jan. 30 while the girls participated in the Winnsboro Invitational Meet Monday, Feb. 1. More...

Judge gives man maximum prison sentence in grave marker thefts

A Quitman man was sentenced to the maximum time in prison in district court Thursday after pleading guilty on 13 counts of stealing property from grave markers, most of them veterans’. More...

Chamber awards set for March 15

Formerly known as the Mineola Chamber of Commerce Banquet, the Community Choice Awards will be held Tuesday, March 15 Mineola at the Mineola Civic Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. More...

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News

Industrial Commission bringing Perryman to Wood County

The Perryman Group is coming to Mineola to bring the “Wood County Economic Outlook” including a detailed overview with a five-year forecast for the United States, Texas, and Wood County. The Wood County Industrial Commission (WCIC) is bringing Dr. More...

Series of free spring gardening seminars approaching

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Bexar County Master Gardeners volunteer organization will hold a series of free spring gardening seminars. More...

Musgraves nominated for two CMA awards

Kacey Musgraves was recently nominated for two Country Music Association awards, “Female Vocalist of the Year” and “Video of the Year” for her hit single “Biscuits.&rdqu More...

Obituaries

JAN HEDRICK

1947-2016 HAWKINS-Jan Adair Secard Hedrick born April 1, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan died on January 11, 2016, in Tyler. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Florene Ogg. More...

MAY ROY GRONA

1924-2015 LINDALE-Funeral services for May Grona, 91, Lindale, were held Monday at Beaty Funeral Home, officiated by Chaplain David Hicks, Sr. Burial followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mineola. Mrs. Grona died February 5, 2016, in Lindale. More...