February 20, 2013 RSS feed / News

Hotel, motel tax project proposals requested

The Wood County Industrial Commission is seeking project proposals to be funded by the Hotel and Motel Occupancy Tax Fund, with funding allocation for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. More...

Lions Club seeks Woman of Year recommendations

The Mineola Lions Club is seeking recommendations through March 26 for Woman of the Year. More...

Iris Garden Club has Sweetheart Tea

When the Iris Garden Club met Feb. 4 for their regular meeting in the Golden Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, instead of the usual program they chose an English style “fancy Sweetheart Tea” said the club’s Ann Medlin. More...

Mineola grad struggles with health crisis

With a 10-yearold-son and at 35 years old, Amanda Davis should be enjoying the prime of her life. But instead, there are days when every bit of her energy is expended just by getting up to go to the restroom. More...

Restaurant hosts monthly chamber mixer

TWO SENORITAS HOSTS CHAMBER MIXER

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce mixers appear to be growing in popularity and even on rainy Mondays are attracting a healthy number of local business people or those with interests in business. More...

Tour bus visitors hit historic sites

A group of about 100 Louisiana residents spent Thursday morning taking in history, shopping and food offered in Mineola. More...

High school classic car show set for March

The Mineola High School auto shop will hold their second annual classic car show in the Meredith Memorial Stadium parking lot Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a fundraiser that provides money for the Auto Scholarship Fund. More...

School project turns into a fitness program

Attendees at recent Mineola basketball games have had an opportunity to watch the results of one teenager’s efforts to get smaller children involved in everyday exercise. And the youngsters appear to enjoy every moment. More...

UT Tyler to hold public screening of award-winning documentary

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a public screening of the award-winning documentary “Switch!” in celebration of National Engineers Week, Dr. James Nelson, College of Engineering and Computer Science dean, announced. More...

Peterson Park taking shape

Aron London, left, Charlie Marquez, tying steel, and Cody Lancaster standing behind Marquez, spent much of a day recently continuing the work of creating a city park at North Johnson and Kilpatrick Streets. More...

TJC science center to host star party Saturday

The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College will host a star party beginning at dusk, around 7 p.m., Saturday. The center is located at 1411 E. Lake St., on the TJC main campus. More...

Thousands of old documents to go on Internet

More than 154,300 courthouse documents dating back to Jan. 1, 1919, including some that were hand-written, will soon be uploaded onto Wood County’s website and be available for public view. More...

20th Century Club turns 100

The Twentieth Century Club of Mineola celebrated their 100th anniversary with a gathering at the Mineola Civic Center Monday. The event included a brief 1913 style show as well as a number of the members appearing in period dress. More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Coach Ryan SteadmanI have lived in: the Metroplex area.I am in Mineola because: I wanted to continue mycoaching career.Family: Wife Shawna, baby daughter Maddie More...

SENIORS CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S

Sue Gott and Everett Scott are enjoying the dessert table during the recent luncheon at the Mineola Senior Center. More...

Mineola Middle School students add up awards at Model UN assembly

A number of delegations represented the Mineola Middle School at the Model United Nations Assembly in Kilgore Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, with nine first place awards being earned by the Mineola students. More...

Cub Scouts plan BBQ fundraiser March 2

Cub Scout Pack 385 will hold a barbecue sandwich fundraiser on March 2 as a camp fundraiser. The Scouts will sell $8 for a barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert. Those who want to can also go by that day and buy without a ticket. More...