March 25, 2015 RSS feed / News

City to fill fire marshal position

The Mineola City Council unanimously and decisively approved authorizing the city administrator to fill the fire marshal position during a special meeting Thursday. More...

WCIC calls for Hotel, Motel Occupancy Tax proposals

The Wood County Industrial Commission is asking for Hotel, Motel Occupancy Tax (HOT) fund project proposals to consider for funding allocation for the 2015- 2016 fiscal year. More...

Man under Hospice care dies in custody

Charles James “Jim” Perry, age 68, died while in custody at the Wood County Jail Sunday at approximately 5:05 p.m. according to Wood County Sherriff Jim Brown. More...

UT Tyler to hold 2015 Patriot Homeschool Day

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold 2015 Patriot Homeschool Day for prospective homeschooled students and their families 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 27 in the UT Tyler University Center. More...

Local Bed and Breakfast to host charity event

The folks at Munzesheimer Manor will host a charity event on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the bed in breakfast on North Newsom Street. All proceeds will go toward the St. More...

Bricks & Blooms Saturday in Gladewater

The annual Gladewater Mirror Bricks & Blooms Gardening event will be held Saturday, in downtown Gladewater from 9 a.m. until noon. There will be affordable hanging baskets, bedding plants, vegetables, pretty pots, garden goods and decorations. More...

Local dealership hosting world record monster truck

On Saturday, April 4 the Ram Truck brand monster truck and Guinness World Record holder Raminator will make an appearance at Lone State Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM on South Pacifi c Street. More...

Smith County Duo Facing More Than 30 Charges for Illegal Hunting Activity - Next Edition!

TYLER – Two Smith County men have been arrested and face more than 30 charges after a random tip sparked a two-month investigation by state game wardens into a series of illegal hunting incidents.Logan B. Smith, 21, and Aaron T. More...

Iron Horse Festival plans well underway

The March Mineola Chamber of Commerce meeting included a thorough report on plans for this year’s Iron Horse Festival planned for Nov. 7. More...

Duncan reports on archery range, WCIC

The head of the Parks and Open Spaces Board, Neal Duncan, told the Mineola City Council in their workshop Thursday the board has met with the Boy Scouts and their leaders involved and they were agreeable to moving the archery range from the preserve More...

Sheriff’s Office investigating Lake Hawkins area shooting

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Sunday night shooting that left two men hospitalized. Investigators are working on clarifying the circumstances and no charges have been filed at this time. More...

Crisis Center calling for power of the salon

Christian Entwistle, Wood County victim/ legal advocate with the East Texas Crisis Center, Wood County Outreach Office announced its 2015 Cut It Out awareness campaign. More...

Yard sale to benefit Kiwanis’s Elminate project

A yard sale to benefit the Kiwanis’ Eliminate project will be held Saturday, April 25 on the Grace Community Health Care Ministry parking lot on Pacific Street in Mineola. The club is seeking gently used items for the sale. More...

Communications company plans $170 million in Texas investments

Suddenlink expects to make approximately $170 million in capital investments this year in Texas, and by the end of the year will have invested more than $1 billion in the state since 2006. More...

4-H Forecast

4-H Horse Club competes at Houston Livestock Show

Wood County 4-H Horse Club members Hannah Chaney, Dawson Chaney, Helena Bautista and Ahneka Tullos recently competed at the Houston Livestock Show Horse Judging Contest. More...