July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Five girls want to be queen of the rodeo

The 53rd Mineola Fire Department Rodeo is the weekend after next and five girls are seeking the title of Rodeo Queen. They are Melena Elias, Sarah Craven, Courtney Villarreal, Jordyn Bussell and Luz Mata. Harlie Davlin will serve as rodeo princess. More...

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Local shoppers may notice a familiar face staring out from the news racks at local retailers. 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...

Home Sweet Home

July is National Berry Month

July’s National Berry month, an occasion to celebrate blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and many more. Berries are loaded with vitamins and minerals and delicious too! Tips on how to include more berries into your diet: More...

Obituaries

Trella Fern Foreman

1930-2015

MINEOLA-Memorial services for Trella Foreman, 85, Mineola, will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Beaty Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Lacy officiating. Mrs. Foreman died June 29, 2015, in Winnsboro. More...

MATASHA GOEBEL

1968-2015

GOLDEN-Services for Matasha Renee Goebel, 46, Golden, were held Friday June 26 at Sand Springs Baptist Church, Mineola, with Revs. Nick Kerry and Jim Parker offi ciating. Burial was in Pilgrim Rest No. 2 Cemetery in Golden. Ms. More...

Breaking News - 10:10 AM

Downtown Cruise Night will be Thursday

Just a quick reminder that the first Thursday of the month is upon us. It is time to kick off the first “Mineola Cruise Night” on Thursday, July 2, 2015 on the corner of S. Johnson and Commerce at 6:00 pm. More...

MHS grad, former CIA deputy director speaks at press convention

A former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency and a Mineola High School graduate, Bobby Inman, was a guest speaker during the 2015 Texas Press Association Newspaper Leadership Retreat June 18-20 in Austin. More...

Fourth of July fireworks Saturday

The community has graciously pitched in, and the fireworks fund has exceeded the goal and now it’s almost time to enjoy the July 4th show at the Mineola Civic Center Saturday evening. More...

Council appoints Connie Lowe; honors given to MHS students

The Mineola City Council meeting looked more like a school board meeting last Monday with many students and others affiliated with the school in the audience. More...

Special Sections

News

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We made it through the rains and now we’re into the steamy months. Thank goodness for air-conditioning and good books! More...

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Mineola Masonic Lodge 502 held their Installation of Officers for Masonic year 2015-2016 on Saturday June 27. More...

Council acts to help businesses

After about 15 minutes in closed meeting the Mineola City Council approved two actions that will lead to new businesses in Mineola. More...

Reports

Police Report

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

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: June 24 – At 7:44 p.m. the department responded to a vehicle fire on north Highway 69. June 22 – At 11:52 a.m. the department helped EMS with a medical assist and at 5:49 p.m. More...

Sports

Hand fishing tournament, festival planned July 3-4

The city of West Tawakoni, in partnership with Quinlan, East Tawakoni and Huani Creek Hunting Club of Madill, Oklahoma is sponsoring the first Lake Tawakoni Hand Fishing Tournament and Festival on Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4, at West Tawakoni C More...

Senior Golf Report

Mineola Country Club

The team of Robert Linker, Darrell Smith and Jerry Heard shot a 13-under-par 58 to win the Mineola Country Club Senior Scramble on Thursday. More...