September 2, 2015 RSS feed / News

Been there, done that, got the T-shirt

Members of Gladys Harris’ family helped make her 90th birthday wish come true Aug. 13-15. Her wish was to take the San Antonio Riverwalk cruise. More...

Corrections

On page 3B in the Aug. 19 edition of the Mineola Monitor, Lion Clifford Dodson was incorrectly mentioned as a new member. Dodson is the longest standing member of the Mineola Lions Club and the Club’s Lion Tamer. More...

Commissioners lift burn ban

Wood County Commissioners lifted the county burn ban at their meeting Friday morning. Commissioners said they will continue to monitor the situation and make decisions according to weather conditions at the next meeting which is Friday, Sept. 11. More...

Wild horse and burro adoption in Grand Saline, Sept. 18-19

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will hold a wild horse and burro adoption in Grand Saline on Friday, Sept. 18 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 19 from 8-10 a.m. More...

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A reception honoring outgoing Elections Administrator Dawn Goldthorn was held at the Wood County Courthouse Friday afternoon. More...

Early deadline for next week

The Monitor staff would like to remind all of our contributors of news and advertising that we have an early deadline for next week’s edition. More...

Winners named in Taste of East Texas

Representatives of Republican Women of Wood County say they had their best turnout ever for this year’s Taste of East Texas at the Mineola Civic Center. The event was on Aug 22. More...

TJC troupe plans East Texas shows

Tyler Junior College’s song-anddance troupe Harmony & Understanding is tuning up for the 2015- 2016 year. The group has spent the last week in “Harmony Camp,” rehearsing new musical selections for the upcoming season. More...

Lake Country Classic Car Club announces 2015 show date

The Sixth Annual “Lake Country Classics” car show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26 at the civic center. More...

Autumn Trails Festival coming back to Winnsboro

The 57th annual Autumn Trails Festival will kick off a month full of activities with a parade through downtown, Winnsboro Friday, Oct. 2. More...

Mayor, department heads give report to council

Past, present and future were reported on in the department heads’ and mayor’s reports during the August Mineola City Council workshop on Thursday Aug. 20 at city hall. More...

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Ninety-year-old Gladys Harris, right, on the San Antonio Riverwalk with sister-in-law, Lavonia Grant, who is 97. Both are from Mineola. More...

Friends of the Mineola library meet Thursday

Mineola Memorial Library director Mary Hurley will detail the various aspects and programs to the Friends of the Mineola Memorial Library at 1 p.m. Thursday. More...

Lightning-laced storm forces emergency landing at Wisener Field

Last Tuesday morning’s lightning laden thunderstorm that passed through Mineola swept south after it left here and forced a pilot bound for Tyler to make an emergency landing at Wisener Field Airport. More...

Chamber hosting speaker on press relations

The Mineola Area Chamber of Commerce will host Dr. Tommy Thomason of Texas Christian University Wednesday, Sept. 9, in a presentation on the relationship between businesses and the press at the Mineola Civic Center. More...

MorningStarts to kick off season Labor Day weekend

Mineola’s youth theater company, MorningStars, Inc., is fi- nalizing preparations for their 18th theater season opening Labor Day weekend. Their production of C.S. More...

ET State Fair 100th to be celebrated with diving dogs

The East Texas State Fair will celebrate its 100th anniversary Friday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2112 West Front Street in Tyler. More...

School Menus

Mineola school menus for the coming week are:Primary & ElementaryFri., Sept. 4 – Mini corn dogs, hamburger ES, sweet potatofries w dipping sauce, broccoli bites, frozen fruit cup;Mon., Sept. 7 – Student holiday;Tues., Sept. More...

Local students graduate from nursing school

The Tyler Junior College School of Nursing Sciences has announced August graduates from its vocational nursing programs and three Mineola students graduated. More...

4-H Forecast

4-H Horse Show Winners More...

Roses topic of W.C. Master Gardeners

Wood County Master Gardeners met Thursday, Aug. 20 in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in Quitman. Dana Mance from Hooten’s in Emory presented the program on roses. More...

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Junior wide receiver Frankie Meason hauls in a first down catch Friday evening. Meason had three catches for 99 yards and one touchdown. LEFT: Chantz Perkins cuts into an open lane for good yardage. More...