October 22, 2014 RSS feed / News

Grand jury returns 22 indictments

There were 22 indictments returned Oct. 9 by the Wood County Grand Jury. These are involving cases where an arrest has been made and the person who is charged either made bond or is currently incarcerated. More...

The Mineola Volunteer Fire Department

fundraising softball tournament Saturday attracted 15 teams from around the area and was held at Mineola Youth Foundation Ballpark. It raised $3,864 for the fire department. More...

Mineola first six weeks honor rolls

High School All As 12th – Jana Block, Rebekah Drennon, Kenzi Hastings, Patrick Hurley, Leslie Lyke, Ismael Medina, Emily Raley, Maria Salazar, Micayla Stanley, Sara Wedding, Preston Williams, Caleb Witt; More...

Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 8

Mineola’s Veterans Day Parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 at 11:11 a.m. with a ceremony to follow by the Mineola Veterans Memorial at the Gazebo. More...

HIGHWAY 80 SALE

Vehicles were busy stopping at the many places set up for the Highway 80 sale Friday. BELOW: No telling what you might find when you make a stop at the Highway 80 sale. (Photos by Josh Land) More...

A MILESTONE BIRTHDAY

Lydia Ruth Pfister celebrated her 90th birthday on Sept. 28 with a party that weekend that included getting to see her new great-grandson, Weslynn Brooke, for the first time. More...

Magician and illusionist coming to Mineola

Ryan Oakes will perform in Mineola on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Civic Center beginning at 7 p.m. Oakes is one of the East Coast’s most soughtafter corporate entertainers, performing over 200 shows per year. More...

Bright to bring his ideas to photo guild

On Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. members of the Photography Guild at the Mineola League of the Arts will learn more about composition when Gary Bright of Gene’s Photography shares his ideas with the group. More...

Fannie Marchman club members participate in horticulture show

The East Texas State Fair Horticulture Show brought out the creativity in several members of the Fannie Marchman Garden Club. More...

Cub Scout Pack 385

will sell popcorn Friday and Saturday. Friday’s sale will be at Meredith Memorial Stadium on Loop 564 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ace Hardware on east Broad Street. (Courtesy photo) More...

Correction

The Monitor was provided incorrect information in last week’s article about the Senior Citizen Center. The $3 lunches are for people 60 and older. Also, the books at the facility are brought there by patrons, not the book mobile. More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In a political advertisement in the Oct. 15 Wood County Democrat, there was a misleading statement that read, “Wood County JP 3 - Why It’s Safe to Vote For” Local Option Proposition. More...

MISD trustee participates in leadership program

John Abbott, a school board member from Mineola Independent School District joined 35 other school board members from across Texas September 25- 27 at the kickoff session of the Leadership TASB class of 2015. More...

Family-friendly haunted house returns Oct. 28 to Mineola

Keeping tradition alive, Mineola’s youth theater, MorningStars, Inc. announced this year’s repeat performance of their annual haunted house, The Haunting which is doing things a little differently this year. More...

Iron Horse Car Show set this weekend

The annual Iron Horse Car Show is this weekend on South Johnson and Commerce Streets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cars from 1984 and older will be displayed in the show and the several door prizes including an engine, welder and toolbox will be given away. More...

Walk for memories set Nov. 6

The Pilot Club of Mineola will host their Annual Alzheimer Memorial Walk on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mineola Civic Center. More...

Master Gardener training class to be offered in Wood County

For those of you interested in becoming a Texas Master Gardener, a program starting in January may be just for you. The Texas Master Gardener program is an educational activity offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. More...

Photos

Stephen and Gail Turner were awakened by the sound of a pine tree crashing on their home at Woodland East last Monday. The tree damaged two front bedrooms, and the gap in the room allowed the heavy rain to pour into their home. More...

Mercy Ships story by CBS wins award

The Mercy Ships story was highlighted once again by the CBS “60 Minutes” team as they took home the award for Outstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine for their “Africa Mercy” piece. The award was presented on Sept. More...

MLOTA Quilt Show a success

The Mineola League of the Arts Quilt Show had over 120 quilts entered this year, from over 35 participants Oct. 3 and 4. More...

Stehman and Ross wed Oct. 11 at Arabian farm

Dustin Stehman and Kelsey Ross were united in marriage on Oct. 11 at Centaur Arabian Farms in a ceremony performed by Kendall Banks. More...

YARD OF THE MONTH

The Fannie Marchman Yard of the Month for October goes to the home of Linda Proctor who lives at 1801 Park Place. Proctor has lived in her home for four years and has added flowerbeds. More...