April 23, 2014 RSS feed / News

TxDOT plans Quitman, Tyler work

Construction crews this week are scheduled to resume pavement-widening operations on State Highway 154 between Quitman and Lake Fork. More...

Mineola Middle School achieves Sweepstakes rating

The Mineola Middle School Band achieved a Sweepstakes rating at the UIL Middle School Concert and Sightreading Competition at Gladewater ISD on last Wednesday. More...

Walton makes Hall of Fame

Cle Walton was inducted into the Lions’ District Hall of Fame on April 12. The event was held in Marshall and Mrs. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

From left are Judy Goebel of Golden, Heather Allen of Golden who is holding Harleigh Quinn Allen of Houston, Chesteen Hughes of Golden. In the rear is Jedidiah Allen of Houston. (Courtesy photo) More...

Guest artist may inspire more art fun

East Texas artist, Kathy Rachal, will be the guest demonstrator for the monthly Painter’s Guild meeting at Mineola League of the Arts Monday. More...

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Hensarling to discuss views Thursday

On Thursday, April 24, U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling will host a town hall meeting at 9:15 a.m. More...

Easter Bunnies: Stick to the ones in costumes

From the abundance of chocolate candies lining the grocery store aisles to the colorful dresses hung in the children’s departments at the mall, there are many joyous symbols associated with the Easter holiday. More...

Winnsboro hosting quilt show

The Wood County Historical Commission and Winnsboro Heritage Committee will host Quilts and Their Stories – Binding Generations Together, Journal of a Small Town Quilt Show on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. at the Winnsboro Depot. More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Dee TamlinI have lived in: Wyoming and Guam.I am in Mineola because: my son and his familylive here.Family: son and wife, four grandchildren, twogreat-grandchildren More...

Wood County Crime Stoppers warns of email scam effort

Have you gotten an email with the subject line “Pending consumer complaint” that looks like it came from the FTC? The email warns that a complaint against you has been filed with the FTC. More...

Alba wild hog and brisket cook-off approaching

On Friday and Saturday the Alba wild hog and brisket cookoff will take place on the square with all proceeds going to the library and fire department. Entry fee for cookers is $30 and $15 for vendors. Cook-offs will start on Friday at 11 a.m. More...

Electric Co-op awards $20,000 to area students

Ten East Texas students won $2,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s “Power My World” essay contest. More...

Bush brings beautiful butterflies to gardeners

One of the real joys of summer is watching the colorful variety of butterflies that visit our yards and gardens. More...