November 26, 2014 RSS feed / News

Council people take ideas to city

Accommodations for gun enthusiasts and consideration of the environment were two topics broached by two different Mineola City Council people in Thursday’s regular November workshop at city hall. More...

Commissioners approve drug request

A request to exclude the drugs Juxtapid and Kuvan from the Wood County RX formulary was approved by Wood County Commissioners because they were too expensive. More...

Chamber gets rundown on holiday events and hiring of new secretary

Details and dates of a flurry of activities for the remainder of the year were part of the Mineola Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting Wednesday. More...

Local district gets more than $14,000 for waste management

The Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste Management District has received three grants to be used in waste management. The East Texas Council of Governments has awarded the money funded by the Texas Commission Environmental Quality. More...

Blue Star Memorial Marker set at nature preserve

The members of the Fannie Marchman Garden Club hosted the Blue Star Memorial Marker dedication last Saturday at the Mineola Nature Preserve on County Road 2724 to honor all veterans – past, present and future. More...

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Linda Vandagriff, left, owner of Mineola Flower Shop, illustrated techniques for making decorative wreaths at the November meeting of the Fannie Marchman Garden Club.  More...

MLOTA Lone Star Steppers update

The Lone Star Steppers recently returned from the annual Texas Line Dance Jamboree in Conroe and also hosted their annual Halloween dance and luncheon for local and regional line dancers. More...

MLOTA Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale approaching

The Mineola League of the Arts Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the league building on West Blair Street. More...

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The Mineola Masonic Lodge presented toothbrush kits and dental information to the Mineola and Alba-Golden first graders an Wednesday, Nov. 12. More...

Christmas Gala at the civic center Dec. 4

Christmas season events begin in Mineola on Thursday, Dec. 4 with the annual Mineola Civic Center Christmas Gala. Tickets are $20 per person and a table for eight is $160, or a round table for six is $120. More...

Hensarling staff offering help with federal agencies

Staff from U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling’s offi ce will be in Mineola on Friday, Dec. 5 to meet with constituents needing assistance with federal agencies. Hensarling’s staff will be available at city hall from 2 to 3 p.m. More...

HOLIDAY FLOURISHES

Some city workers put in late hours Wednesday evening to finish hanging garlands and lights in downtown. More...

CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING

Mineola Chamber of Commerce and city officials attended the ribbon cutting for the grand reopening of Beall’s after the store was doubled in size. More...

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The Mineola Fire Department put out a fire that burned five acres and two outbuildings on Thursday afternoon on Private Road 6646. More...

Annual Holiday Tour of Homes approaching

The Mineola Landmark Commission will hold their Annual Holiday Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Dodson earns 65-year pin with Masons

Clifford Dodson was honored on Nov. 13 at the Mineola Masonic Lodge for 65 years service. More...

Alba United Methodist to host free Mother’s Day Out program

Alba United Methodist is starting a free Mother’s Day Out program. As a community service project, the church will host children from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 and again on Dec. 12. More...

Alba Library

Children’s Storytime - Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. enjoy books brought to life by readers who use hand-puppets, stuffed animals, music and active participation to entertain and delight children of all ages. More...

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Chessie, the Mineola Memorial Library cat and Lou Steele, chairman of the board of the library accept a check from Century 21 Town and Country’s Linda P Rhodes for $250. More...

Chet Atkins style guitar pickers visit Mineola

The Texas Fingerstyle Guitar Association began their quarterly meeting in Mineola Friday afternoon at the Rafael Espinoza Academy of Music at 104 Johnson Street. More...