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Jury finds Karch guilty

Wednesday, June 19

A Wood County jury returned a guilty verdict Wednesday afternoon against Todd Karch, former director of transportation for the Mineola ISD, who was accused of using an Internet site to seek a sexual encounter with 16-year-old Mineola student.

Former police captain files federal suit against officials

5 days ago

Former Quitman police Capt. Terry Bevill has filed a federal civil suit alleging that he “became the target of a vindictive campaign of retaliation and punishment” over an affidavit he signed in June 2017, a violation of his First Amendment rights.

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County commissioners approve bids for properties struck off tax rolls

5 days ago

Wood County commissioners last week approved high bid offers for three tax sale struck off properties, which will be placed back on the tax rolls. Trinidad Benham Corporation’s offer of $5,000 for a property in Mineola was approved by the court. The property value today is $5,260, according to the bid analysis.