April 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, The Wood Toters of Longview won first place, the Gun Barrell Fire Department second and the Golden Gophers of Mineola third place in the Mineola Volunteer Fire Department fundraising tournament for Joe Yeakley. More...

Southwest Bonanza Society has first Wood County fly-in

On Friday, March 28 the Southwest Bonanza Society began their first SWBS fly-in to Wood County Airport. More...

Friends of Library bring Horton for signing, program

Author and motivational speaker Jay Horton will speak and sign books at The Oaks at 1 p.m. Saturday. A retired Methodist minister and 1971 graduate of Mineola High School, Horton wrote “Life is Hard but God is Good.” More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Sam RayI went to school in: Greenville, TX.I am in Mineola because: I deliver water.Family: Beautiful wife Racheal; Linkin, 6, James,4 and Malcolm 18 months More...

Photo

Mitchell and Analisa Young of Gilmer announce the birth of their son Bryce Leon Young, born Jan. 25 in Sulphur Springs. Bryce weighed nine pounds. More...

Will birds of a feather - the human kind - flock together?

New winery proprietor hopes Mineola vineyard will be “destination” spot

When Carroll McHenry retired from the telecommunications field in 2006, he wondered what he would do with all the newfound free time he would have on his hands. “I retried and was looking for something interesting and fun to do. More...

ETMC offers support for neurological patients

The East Texas Medical Center Neurological Institute now offers several free support groups led by trained professionals to help patients manage their disease. Early Onset Parkinson’s Group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 15, July 17, Sept. More...

Easter Bunnies: Stick to the ones in costumes - Next Edition!

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...

News from Alba Library and Museum

The Alba Library is proud to announce that we have added over 200 new juvenile nonfiction books to our amazing children’s section. This purchase was funded by Alba Friends of the Library through their fundraising activities. More...

Correction

In the April 9 edition of the Monitor on page 6B, the pole vault picture caption should have identified the athlete as Cameron Hays instead of Frankie Meason. We were given the wrong identification. More...

Kiwanis Club to hold garage sale

The Kiwanis Club of Mineola will have a garage sale Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grace Community Healthcare Ministry on North Pacific Street. Benefits will go to the Eliminate Project – Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus. More...

Lake Country Republican Club slates Republican primary candidates forum

The Lake Country Republican Club will host a candidate forum for candidates in the Republican primary runoff election that will be held Tuesday, May 27. The forum will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library. More...

TxDOT reports area roadwork

Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to make edge and pavement repairs on Highway 80 between Mineola and Farm-to- Market Road 778 in Crow. More...

Tri-County new landowner workshop

For the past several years, we have been getting phone calls from residents who have bought land and want ideas on utilizing to offset input cost. More...

Winners named in MLOTA 2014 art show

The Mineola League of the Arts Show was held this weekend with artists from around the area. More...

Mineola Junior Livestock Show brings in FFA, 4-H members

The 2014 Mineola Junior Livestock Show took place last Saturday, April 5. A total of 215 entries from FFA chapters and 4-H Clubs across East Texas competed at the Lester Cole and Meredith Show Arenas at Mineola High School. More...

Providence Cemetery meeting set for April 26

The Providence Cemetery Association’s annual Decoration Day and business meeting is planned for Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary of Providence Baptist Church. More...