January 21, 2015 RSS feed / News

Crime Stoppers meeting reminder

The Wood County Crime Stoppers Committee hosts meetings every third Monday at the Wood County Justice Center on South Stephens Street in Quitman. More...

Commissioners OK WCIC appointment

Wood County Commissioners approved Melanie Whitehurst to represent Quitman on the Wood County Industrial Commission Board of Directors Friday. Quitman Mayor J.R. Evans Whitehurst recommended the new board member. More...

Mineola graduate takes on “green screen”

Mineola Graduate Rhett Self recently completed two commercials for Cooperative Teachers Credit Union, which can be seen on television sets across East Texas. Self accepted when he was asked to be the “face of the company.” More...

School Night for Astronomy set at Nature Preserve

The Astronomical Society of East Texas (ASET) has scheduled School Night for Astronomy at the Mineola Nature Preserve Friday. This event is for all public, private and home school students and their parents. More...

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Nine DECA students will advance to the state contest in February after placing at Thursday’s competition. More...

Alba resident graduates from Baylor

Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 780 graduates during fall commencement exercises Dec. 20 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus, including Danielle Huddleston. Huddleston graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. More...

Bible study starts in February with twice weekly meetings

Lake Country Bible Church in Mineola will host a Bible study every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 3 and 5 at the church on North Pacific Street. More...

CARING & SHARING DONATES TO MISD

Each year Mineola Caring & Sharing donates $500 to each school for children enrolled in the Mineola Independent School District who need help with clothing, school supplies or other needs. More...

Council workshop to include Turkey Hill again

Discussion of leasing property near the wastewater treatment plant and nature preserve to the local shooting club will be on the agenda for Thursday’s Mineola City Council workshop. The meeting commences at 5:30 p.m. at Mineola City Hall. More...

Fund set up to help man run in Boston Marathon

Hector Rodriguez is trying to raise funds to run in the Boston Marathon on April 20. More...

CORRECTION

A correction has been requested to the extrication story that was on our front page Jan. 7. The victim, Tiffani Penn, said she only had one broken leg, not two as the Monitor was told. More...

Hwy. 69 crash sends three to Tyler hospitals

Two people were transported by emergency helicopter to hospitals in Tyler after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 69 Saturday evening. Both drivers of the two vehicles involved were taken by helicopter to Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. More...

Mineola FFA travels to District FFA Convention

Fourteen members of Mineola FFA attended the District FFA Convention held at Lindale High School on Wednesday, Jan. 14. More...

Guild topic to be getting camera images to prints

Great picture! Depth of field just right. Color saturation perfect. Interesting subject matter. I want to print it and hang it on my wall so others can enjoy my artistry with the camera. More...

Symposium to be held at TJC

The Tyler Museum of Art continues its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War with the Between the States Symposium, Saturday, Jan. 31. The event is open to the public, admission is free and the symposium is set for 10 a.m. More...

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Michael and Jaclyn Mize announce the arrival of their daughter, Abigail Hope Mize on Dec. 22. Abigail arrived weighing seven pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 ¼ inches long. More...