December 17, 2014 RSS feed / News

Show your spirit Yellowjacket exes

A grassroots social media campaign started over the weekend to marshal Mineola High School graduates to sponsor a keepsake page celebrating this season’s football history in the Monitor. More...

Alba-Golden Honor Rolls

Honors for the second six weeks in the Alba-Golden School District have been released. They are as follows: Secondary School All As 12th grade – Valente Abrego, Macie Arrington, Caralyn Dawson, Cody Melton, Keith Pickering, Reagan Wigington; More...

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Kacey Musgraves recently performed at the Hometown Jingle Jam in Norman,Oklahoma at the Riverwind Hotel-Casino. More...

Joneses celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Jack and Peggy Jones, formerly Peggy June Copeland, were married Dec. 22, 1954 at the Kinslow House in Corsicana. Jack graduated from the University of North Texas in June 1954 and Peggy finished college in 1955. More...

SENIOR CENTER CHRISTMAS PARTY

Last Wednesday the Senior Citizen Center on University Street held a luncheon for the seniors and Meals on Wheels volunteers. (Photo courtesy Josh Pogue) More...

WCEC awards $6,000 to adult students

A Mineola woman was among the winners of an annual scholarship from Wood County Electric Cooperative for nontraditional adult learners pursuing post-secondary education. More...

Team sendoff planned - Next Edition!

The high school is putting together a "send off" for our football boys this Thursday morning. Principal David Sauer said "We will line the drive again like we did for the last game." The buses are pulling out at 11:40 a.m.Thursday morning. More...

Community pep rally tomorrow at 9:30 sendoff immediately after

The district-wide pep rally for the state semi-finals bound Mineola Yellowjackets is scheduled for tomorrow morning at 9:30 at the football stadium. Immediately after the pep rally is over, the boys will get on the buses to leave. More...

Fire followup continuing; Bealls update

“Nothing new” is how Mineola Fire Marshal David Madsen described the investigation in the Dec. 2 Ranchero fire that destroyed the restaurant and closed the neighboring Bealls. More...

Free Christmas lunch planned

There will be a Community Christmas lunch held on the holiday thanks to some caring people in the community. The lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Christmas Day. More...

TJC announces Fall 2014 graduates

Several local students were among the fall 2014 Tyler Junior College graduates. Commencement ceremonies were held Friday in Wagstaff Gymnasium. TJC President Dr. More...

Mayor pro-tem DAREs students to be safe and drug-free

Mayor Pro-Tem Novada Bigham was the guest speaker for Wednesday’s 2014 DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation in the . More...

Blown breakers lead to Walmart closing

For the second time in two weeks the Mineola fire department responded to a possible fire at a major local retailer. More...

Final cleanup continues on Hwy. 69 widening

Texas Department of Transportation reports the contractor is continuing with final cleanup on the U.S. 69 widening project in Mineola. The road is being widened from Loop 564 in Mineola to Farm-to-Market 779 in Golden. More...

TSCRA Prepares for 84th Texas Legislative Session

On Jan. 13, the 84th session of the Texas Legislature is kicking off in Austin. The state House and Senate are welcoming back many seasoned legislators, but also adding many freshmen to the halls of the Capitol. More...