July 29, 2015 RSS feed / News

City department heads report on activities

In the Mineola City Council workshop last Monday, department head reports were given. They included: More...

Mineola science teachers psyched about global learning after India visit

Two Mineola teachers who are sisters-in-law spent one week in India, and it’s clear those seven days were life-changing. More...

Texas economy continues to create more jobs

Despite lower oil prices, the Texas economy continues to create more jobs, according to a new report compiled by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. More...

WMA officers installed, yearly budget OK’d

The meeting of Wood County district Women’s Missionary Auxiliary was held July 11 at Central Baptist Church with Jack Ricks calling the meeting to order. More...

MHS class of 1957 plans luncheon Aug. 8

The twice yearly luncheon of the Mineola High School class of 1957 will take place Saturday, August 8 at Paredes Restaurant in Mineola beginning at 11 a.m. More...

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Mineola firefighters use hydraulic jacks to lift a silver 2004 Saturn off of its pinned occupant near County Road 2310 just before 10 a.m. Friday. More...

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Out & About

• The 113th Annual Old Settler Reunion will begin today in Quitman and continue through Saturday at Jim Hogg City Park. • The First United Methodist Church’s vacation Bible school continues through Thursday from 9 a.m. till noon. More...

Road work continues in Wood County

Roadwork continues across Wood County and seal coat operations started Monday. More...

Kiwanis Club Back to School Kick-Off approaching

With only a few short weeks before the start of school, the Mineola Kiwanis Club is making plans for their annual Back to School Kick-Off. More...

Wood County Extension Office Ag News

Be on the lookout for Armyworms

If you are in the forage business whether it is the hay business or forage to feed beef or dairy cattle, horses, sheep or goats, then you need to be on the watch for armyworms. More...

Samples for Mineola Hay Show to begin in August

The Wood County Extension Office will be collecting hay samples for the Mineola hay Show from Aug. 1-11. The cost is $10 per sample submitted, which includes two meal tickets to the Mineola Hay Show which will be held Sept. 8. More...

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The Dance Dimensions Rhythm Team danced on a Royal Caribbean Cruise ship this summer. More...

St. Paul to host community water day

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will host a free community wide water day for children ages 3-14 Friday beginning at 9 a.m. on South Stone Street. More...

New Hope Baptist Church to celebrate 151st anniversary

Sunday will mark the 151st anniversary of New Hope Baptist Church and there will be a celebration beginning with guest speaker Jim Hazzard and special music by the Lee Gann Quartet. More...

4-H News

Wood County 4-H member Mia Backer recently won the Top Talent Award at the 4-H Multi-County Camp held at Lakeview Encampment in Lone Star. Backer player her violin for her entry in the talent contest. More...