September 24, 2014 RSS feed / News

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“The Lion in Winter” closes 2014 season

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Lake Country Playhouse presentation of “The Lion in Winter.” James Goldman’s play about the dysfunctional family of Henry II, King of England, and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine opens Friday and r More...

RV rally season underway

The West-Tex RV Rally is being held at the Mineola Civic Center and RV Park from Tuesday through Thursday. This RV group is a newcomer to the civic center and will bring 25 to 30 rigs, according to event planners. More...

Mineola graduate earns master’s degree

Whitney Hays, daughter of Chris and Stacey Hays of Golden has received her master’s degree in sports management from Liberty University Online. More...

Chamber discusses positives in September meeting

The monthly Mineola Chamber of Commerce meeting was held Wednesday at the chamber building with 25 people attending. More...

MCB hosting golf tournament

Mineola Community Bank is hosting a golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 20, will all proceeds benefitting the chamber of commerce. The event will be a four-person scramble with entry fee of $400 per team. Tee-off will be at 9 a.m. More...

Wood County Grand Jury indictments

The Wood County Grand Jury indictments were recently released. Cesay M. More...

Mineola Civic Center Gun & Knife Show scheduled Oct. 4

The Mineola Civic Center Gun & Knife Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on North Newsom Street. Food concession will be available which will include popcorn and soft drinks only. More...

St. Peter’s Fall Festival Saturday

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church is having their Fall Festival from 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Meadowbrook Drive and Newsom Street. Event organizers say there will be Filipino, Mexican and American food available. More...

Social Security paper statements to be mailed

Beginning this month, Social Security will resume periodic mailings of paper Social Security Statements to workers age 18 and older. More...

New book examines virtues of good men

David S. Baxter’s “What Good Men Do” examines the virtues of good men and encourages men of today to emulate the examples set by the historical figures discussed in the book. More...

Lake Country Baptist Church plans study

The women of Lake Country Baptist Church will host a seven week study beginning Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 9:30 to 11 a.m., or Thursday, Oct. 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church on North Pacific Street. More...

TSCRA to host fall meeting in Austin

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host their annual Fall Meeting today through Friday at the Sheraton Austin Hotel in Austin. More...

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Deadline to register for election drawing close

The cut off day to register to vote in the November 2014 Election is Monday, Oct. 6. Voter registration applications may be picked up from the Elections Offffce, city hall offffces, school administration offffces or any public library in Wood County. More...

Out & About

• A free beginner’sSpanish class will be offered at the Broad StreetChurch of Christ at 440West Broad Street starting Thursday from 7 - 9p.m.• Friday there will bea community homecoming pep rally beginningat 12:30 p.m. More...

Bigfoot Boogie tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Bigfoot Boogie are $30 or two for $50 and are available at city hall and online at Mineolanaturepreserve.com. The event will be held at the Mineola Nature Preserve on Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

PROCLAMATION WEEK

Mayor Ken Pearce signs a proclamation declaring the week of September 17-23 as “Constitution Week” as members Susan Few and Lucille Gilbreath, of the Elizabeth Denton English Chapter, Nat More...

Mineola is high profile at train show

The number of people getting on and off Amtrak trains in Mineola surpassed that of several other cities at a recent symposium, proof that the relationship of the city and the passenger train service is thriving. More...

Block parties still lining up

Mineola Police are still lining up block parties for the Texans Against Crime Night here on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The event is sponsored by the city of Mineola and the police department and Oct. More...

Free beginners Spanish class offered

A free beginners Spanish class will be offered at the Broad Street Church of Christ at 440 West Broad St., Mineola starting Thursday evening, Sept. 25, 7 - 9 p.m. The only cost will be for books. More...

Council OKs street closings; board appointments

A request to accommodate an MG car show in Mineola in October was given the green light in the regular September city council workshop. More...

Brookes welcome son, Weslynn

Jeremy and Kristina Brooke of Nederland announce the arrival of their son, Weslynn Orion Randal Brooke on Sept. 3 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Beaumont. Weslynn arrived weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long. More...

ETMC EMS first in Texas to launch smartphone application

East Texas Medical Center EMS is the first in Texas to launch the PulsePoint CPR/AED smartphone application to help improve sudden cardiac arrest survival rates in communities in East Texas served by them. More...

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society to hold all day seminar

Registrations are still being taken for the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society’s annual all day seminar scheduled for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will be at the St. More...

SEPTEMBER MIXER

The Mineola League of the Arts held the first chamber of commerce mixer in months Thursday evening. The large facility accommodated a good crowd and league and chamber of commerce members are shown mixing and mingling in both photos. More...

Don’t be surprised by retiree healthcare costs

Retirement isn’t cheap. Even though you’re no longer drawing a paycheck, you still must pay for housing, food, utilities, transportation and healthcare, to name just a few expenses. More...

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