February 3, 2016 RSS feed / News

New county fire marshal named

Tully Davidson was approved by Wood County Commissioners Friday as the new Wood County fire marshal and emergency management coordinator . More...

MISD doing its part to keep head lice off school campuses

Younger students who attend public schools are always at risk of getting head lice, no matter how many precautionary steps are taken. What happens if a student at Mineola is discovered to have head lice? More...

Chamber quarterly lunch held Wednesday

The Mineola Area Chamber of Commerce held their first membership meeting of the year Wednesday at the Addie McFarland Center. Doors opened at 11 a.m. More...

Trout fishing day set Feb. 13 at preserve

A Kids’ Trout Fishing Day is set for Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Mineola Nature Preserve from 9 a.m. to noon. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will stock rainbow trout in Wyatt Pond. On Feb. More...

Merry Merchants of Mineola to host Fat Tuesday event

The Merry Merchants of Mineola will host a Fat Tuesday event this Tuesday during regular business hours. There will be free Mardi Gras Beads and a party atmosphere including downtown Mardi Gras music according to event planners. More...

Breakfast with a Heart scheduled Saturday

On Saturday from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Breakfast with a Heart will be held to benefit the Bread of Life Ministry’s Food Pantry at First Christian Church on North Pacific Street. More...

MHS class of 1957 to host luncheon Feb. 13

The Mineola High School class of 1957 will meet at Paredes Restaurant in Mineola for a MHS luncheon Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Other Mineola graduates, relatives and friends of classmates are also invited. More...

Master naturalists to learn new reporting system

The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will meet Thursday, Feb. 4 for its regular meeting. More...

East Texas Genealogical Society meeting approaching

The East Texas Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Taylor Auditorium at the Tyler Public Library on South College Avenue. The meeting is free and open to the public. More...

4-H Forecast

Several local 4-H Horse Club members recently won awards at the Ft. Worth Livestock Show Equine I.Q. Contest and the Johnson County 4-H Horse Judging Contest. More...

Three Mineola council seats up for election

During the regular January Mineola City Council meeting last Monday night, Assistant City Administrator Mercy Rushing reminded those present that it is time to file for office. More...

Celebrated photographer: Rufus Cornelius “R.C.” Hickman

R. C. Hickman was born in 1918 or 1922 depending on who was the source. The Texas Handbook Online shows 1918 and The University of Texas at Austin shows 1922. More...

Mineola Chamber of Commerce

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday at the Johnson Street Bakery. More...

Local students named to Texas A&M Dean’s Honor Roll

Madison Gould and Eva Watson, both of Mineola, were recently named to Texas A&M University Dean’s Honor Roll. More...

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Bereavement group to begin meeting

A bereavement group for those suffering from the loss of a child or grandchild, brother or sister, is forming in Wood County. There will be a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Spur On Ministries at 2670 South State Highway 37. More...

Blues benefit concert to be held Feb. 27

The Rafael Espinoza Band with musical guests Dr. Otis Webster and George Faber will hold a benefit concert Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Addie Mc- Farland Gymnasium. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 for advance tickets. More...

Alba student named to fall Dean’s List

Alba’s Benjamin Hartsfield was recently named to the LeTourneau University Fall 2015 Dean’s List. Hartsfield is a freshman and is majoring in mathematics. More...

Old fashioned singing coming to FUMC Sunday

Gospel music will be in Mineola when the ongoing event “Let’s Sing It Again” comes to the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary with singing to begin at 6 p.m. More...

Home Sweet Home

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2015-2020 were recently released and will help serve as reminders of the basics of healthy eating for all age groups. More...

MorningStars continues their 18th season

Mineola’s Youth Theater company is starting off the new year with another salute to children’s literature. In a slight departure from their original schedule, MorningStars, Inc. More...