October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Is Bigfoot coming back to Mineola?

Last year, Bigfoot made an appearance in Mineola at the Naturefest at the Mineola Nature Preserve and it looks like he is making a return this Friday and Saturday. More...

Out & About

• On Wednesday, theMineola Chamber ofCommerce regular October meeting will be heldat the chamber office atnoon.• Thursday throughSaturday, the Paper Clover campaign at TractorSupply will benefit local,state and national 4-Hprograms.• N More...

Reports

Mineola Police Report

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

Sheriff’s Report

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

Fire Report

Mineola Fire Department calls for the past week were: More...

Sports

Lady Jackets sweep Winona, Lady Indians

The Mineola Lady Jacket Volleyball team defeated the Winona Lady Wildcats last Tuesday in straight sets (25-22, 25-21 and 25-17) to improve to 18-12 on the season and 5-2 in district play. More...

Last second field goal lifts Mineola over White Oak

Willie Tinajero kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired to propel Mineola past White Oak 20-17 in their 3A-1 Region II District 8 opener Friday evening for their third straight victory. More...

Panthers drop 1st district contest

The Alba-Golden Panthers opened district play Friday night on the road against the Edgewood Bulldogs. Both defenses held strong in the early going as neither team was able to put points on the board during in the first quarter. More...

Spaghetti lunch is today

The annual CARING & SHARING Spaghetti Luncheon fundraiser is today at the First United Methodist Church Ministries Center on Newsom St. A $7.00 donation includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and a dessert for dining in or delivery. More...

Oh, MGs!

British car enthusiasts enjoy Mineola gathering

Owners who enjoy getting together and displaying their classic British sports cars didn’t let the drizzly weather Saturday morning dampen their spirits for the Fall Gathering of the Texas MG Registry here. More...

Sales taxes up slightly

The city of Mineola saw a slight increase in its sales tax rebate in October compared to the same month last year. More...

FIRE SCHOOL IN SESSION

Fire Chief David Madsen gets down to the Mineola kindergartners’ level Friday morning at the fire station. More...

Special Sections

News

Proposition 1 to be topic of Thursday meeting at UT Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler will host a public Texas Transportation Commission forum 5:30 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in the UT Tyler Bill Ratliff Engineering and Science Building-South, room 1031. More...

Veterans Day Parade, ceremony Nov. 8

Mineola’s Veterans Day Parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 at 11:11 a.m. with a ceremony to follow at the gazebo by the Mineola Veterans Memorial. More...

Letter to the Editor

To the editor Hey, all you Jacket fans. The boys are doing great, but the girl’s volleyball last Tuesday and Friday has been super! With no exception Tuesday night, the JV played super volleyball. More...

Obituaries

Lynda Ruth Mize

1943-2014

A memorial service was held Thursday, Oct. 16 for Lynda Ruth Mize, 70, of Mineola. The service was performed by Rev. Reggie Day. Mrs. Mize died on Monday, October 13, in Tyler. She was born on Dec. More...

Lewis Maddox

1928-2014

A celebration of life is planned for spring or early summer for Lewis Peneston Maddox, 86. Mr. Maddox died on Oct. 1, 2014 in Brownsville, Oregon due to complications from congestive heart failure. More...

Mary Alice Chaney

1920-2014

A funeral service for Mary Alice Chaney, 93, Frisco, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Beaty Funeral Home with Revs. Rick Son and Rev. Cindy Shirley officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday. Mrs. More...