June 22, 2016 RSS feed / News

Social Security Board of Trustees: Long-Range Projection Unchanged for Trust Fund Reserve Depletion Disability Fund Improves in Near Term - Next Edition!

The Social Security Board of Trustees today released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. More...

UT Tyler announces additional orientation for heart health study

The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Kinesiology is recruiting individuals for a heart health study. More...

RIBBON CUTTING

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently for Lucky Bleu women’s apparel and accessories on Johnson Street. More...

Brookshire Co. buys Walmart Express stores

Those neat little Walmart Express stores that were abandoned by the giant company will soon come back to life. Brookshire Grocery Company has announced the pending acquisition of 25 of the stores, one in this area of East Texas in Edgewood. More...

Legends concert set Saturday at civic center

The Mineola Civic Center will be hosting a concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in a salute to legends of rock-n-roll. The concert will honor late performers Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison. Tickets are $25 and available at the Mineola Civic Center. More...

Memorial Day sees launch of memorable

When Bill Cumbie arrived in New York City June 4 on his Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra it was raining so hard he had trouble seeing the stripes dividing the lanes of traffic. But he had reached his goal, riding cross-country in the George A. More...

Graduated

Mineola High School 2008 graduate Haley Seanor, daughter of Cindy and Rob Pfaff, graduated with a Master of Divinity from George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University on May 13. More...

MINEOLA ISD FINAL SIX WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

Mineola school Honor Rolls for the last six weeks of the 2015-2016 school year were: High school All As 12th grade – Travis Browning, Christina Caurso, Steven Le, Stacy Melo, Thelma Peyton, Jairus Quillosa, John Quillosa, Mallori White; More...

CAR CRUISE

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Longview Good Shepherd clinic moves to new spot

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced the Good Shepherd Medicine Clinic has moved from 103 W. Loop 281 in Longview, to the new address at 2101 W. Loop 281, also in Longview. More...

Local student participates in UT Tyler research

A local student attending the University of Texas at Tyler will have the opportunity this summer to participate in the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation 2016 Summer Research Academy. More...

Up in smoke

Mineola Fire Department, police and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a truck fire on West Highway 80 at 4:11 p.m. Firefighter Eric Carrington is the first to get water on the blaze that immediately went to smoke. More...

East Texas Medical and Dental Outreach offers free services

The Texas Armed Forces will be hosting the East Texas Medical and Dental Outreach, which provides free basic medical services and free dental screenings for any uninsured citizens of East Texas, at Van Junior High School June 28-29, 2016. More...

Investigation continues in Wing Dingers February fire

Fire Marshal Tully Davidson said last week he is still working on the investigation of the Wing Dingers restaurant fire that occurred in February. More...

Country Club hosts couples tournament to benefit CASA

Mineola Country Club will be hosting a LGA Couples Tournament July 9-10 at the Mineola Country Club Golf Course. The entry fee is $200 per team and available tee times are at 8 am and 1 p.m. More...

Nominations underway for Farm Service Agency county committee elections; deadline Aug. 1

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) 2016 County Committee Elections will begin soon and the nomination period has already started. FSA county committees are a vital and direct link between the farming community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More...

50TH ANNIVERSARY APPROACHING

The children of Joe and Darlene Haggerton announce the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 25, 1966 in Lubbock. More...

Living Alternatives schedules July 4 celebration

A Fourth of July Celebration, sponsored by Living Alternatives, KVNE 89.5 and KGLY 91.3, is scheduled for Monday, July 4 at 17141 Highway 110 North in Lindale, organizers said. Activities will begin at 4 p.m. with fireworks set to go off at 9 p.m. More...

Grant Awarded

The Mineola League of the Arts Photography Guild is appreciative of the Wood County Industrial Commission for the grant they were awarded. More...

Home Sweet Home

“Fresh Start” Nutrition Program set June 29

A “Fresh Start” Nutrition program is set for Wednesday, June 29 from 12 -2 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library. The program is free and will focus on nutrition, food safety, and kitchen basics to help you feed your family healthy meals on a budget. More...

SPARKLE SHINES IN FFA

Sparkle Dennis, a 2016 graduate of Mineola High School and a four-year member of the Mineola FFA Chapter, has been selected to receive an $18,000 FFA scholarship funded by the Houston Livestock Show More...