May 25, 2016 RSS feed / News

Mineola Honor and Distinguished grads announced

Last Monday several Mineola High School students were honored with class awards and accolades. Stacy Melo was named as Valedictorian for the class of 2016 while Madalyn Newell earned Salutatorian honors. More...

National Polka Festival May 27-29

The 50th Anniversary of the Polka Festival in Ennis will be held Friday through Sunday in downtown Ennis. More...

Quitman and HLR students’ art on display

The University of Texas at Tyler recognized 10 art students during the 2016 Juried Student Exhibition Awards Reception. More...

Mineola Study Club celebrates 50th anniversary

The Mineola Study Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a May luncheon at the Golden Homestead. Cathy Pegues and Janna Castloo, with help from Tom Castloo, hosted the event. More...

Council talks about cutting directors’ comp time

Pending city council approval, department heads who work for the city of Mineola will no longer receive compensatory time for doing what is considered to be part of their job. More...

Out & About

• Tomorrow (Thursday) the Mineola High School Spring Choir Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the band concert at 8 p.m. Both are in the multi-purpose building at the high school. More...

Memorial Day Ceremony to be held at Wood County Courthouse

The Wood County Memorial Day Ceremony will take place on the grounds of the Wood County Courthouse Monday from 11:30 a.m. until noon. All military veterans, family, friends and the general public are invited to attend this ceremony. More...

Musgraves funds distributed to Mineola Fine Art Programs

The Kacey Musgraves gift to the Fine Arts Programs was distributed for Mineola School District students through a budget amendment at last Monday’s regular school board meeting. More...

Marine Corps League elects new officers

The Marine Corps League elected new officers last Tuesday at their monthly meeting. League meetings are held on Highway 80 at the American Legion Building, about three miles east of Mineola and everyone is welcome to attend. More...

Rains graduate receives Lake Country Classics Car scholarship

T. J. Eubanks, a 2015 graduate of Rains High School. was presented a $750 scholarship by the Lake Country Classics Car Club last week. More...