The air quality permit requested from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had drawn criticism from area residents...
February’s deep freeze put the clamps on the local economy, based on the monthly sales tax allocation report from the state comptroller’s office.
Sales tax collections for February 2021 by six cities and the county government were $22,000 less than in February 2020.
The first “Sunday Market in the Park” was a success with several hundred visitors making way to Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman Sunday.
What does it all mean to you?
The question can arise when taking in a work of art. It was posed more than once at the Mineola League of the Arts on Friday and Saturday during their annual arts show and sale.
I just wanted to express publicly my disapproval of the proposed construction of a concrete batch plant at the corner of S, Loop 564 and CR 2724, directly across from the Mineola Nature Preserve’s Derby Equestrian Center.
While many residents of Mineola have expressed concern about the proposed concrete batch plant to be located near the Mineola Nature Preserve, I would like to express my concerns as a user of the nature preserve.
Ask Mineola High School junior Riley Weekly about soccer season and she is likely to respond with, “Which one?” The young soccer enthusiast’s year has four seasons: spring club soccer, summer workout season, fall club soccer and Mineola high school varsity soccer.
The Alba-Golden school board upheld the handling of a grievance filed regarding the school’s dress code Monday.
The grievance, which had to do with the male grooming standards, had been previously dismissed, but it was further appealed to the board.
Third Nine Weeks, 6th - 12th grades
There is a potential for a book sale on Saturday, April 17.
This year’s Mineola Kiwanis chili cook off will be held later than usual and in a different location in response to COVID health and safety restrictions. The cook off is set Friday, April 22 at the Mineola Civic Center.
The Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens spring plant sale is Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, in the gardens surrounding the historic 1869 Stinson House, 175 Governor Hogg Pkwy. in Quitman.
The Jake Wilson Memorial Foundation 4th Annual Amateur Open Team Tournament will be held May 1 with headquarters at the Minnow Bucket Marina on State Hwy. 154.
The following candidates for the May 1 city council and school board elections have submitted information for publication.
Executive Director Rodney Kieke informed the QDC board that a 40-acre tract had been purchased just east of the Quitman city limits in the area of Highway 154 and County Road 3204.
Audrey Lee Morris, aka Granny, passed away Saturday April 3, 2021 at age 85.
Robert Burge passed away peacefully at his home March 31, 2021 surrounded by family with his wife holding his hand. Robert was born Feb. 28, 1941 in Mineola to J.H. Burge and Lucile Wallace Burge.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car in the water at Lake Hawkins on Wednesday, April 7.
Mineola Yellowjacket track added two more district championships to the trophy case with decisive wins in the District 13-3A track meet April 7-8 at Mineola High School.
The Mineola Yellowjackets took advantage of some free passes issued by Gladewater pitching to put up five runs in the first inning and held on to win 5-3 over the visiting Bears last Monday.
The Quitman Bulldogs used a flawless defensive effort and took out Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill 11-4 last Friday in Quitman. The Bulldogs committed no errors while Chapel Hill had seven miscues.
Nick Hallman, Chelton Cook and Easton Campbell have emerged as the consistent offensive punch for the Alba-Golden Panthers this spring. In Friday’s 15-0 rout of the Cumby Trojans...