Wood County commissioners canvassed the 2020 general election voting in the county as presented by Elections Administrator Laura Wise.
There were 22,903 votes cast in Wood County out of 32,452 registered voters.
The city of Mineola is among East Texas cities and counties to be awarded a portion of $1 million in coronavirus relief funds.
The city is receiving $98,442. Seven cities and five counties earned awards.
Two of the three traditional events to kick off the Christmas season in Mineola are proceeding – with health protocols in place.
An axle on the right rear of this loaded down trailer broke as the vehicle turned left from Hwy. 154 to Hwy. 37 on the east side of Wood County Courthouse. Police and volunteers were on hand to direct traffic for several hours last Friday evening.
It was the best football of the year. Not the best football game, but the best-played football of the Yellowjackets’ 2020 season.
Mineola dominated the Dallas Madison Trojans in the 3A area playoff Friday in Princeton and came home with a 42-14 win. [photos available]
Ten years after it first opened, the St. Paul Community Skate Park in Mineola is undergoing a renaissance.
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With a snip of the ribbon, the disc golf course at the Mineola Nature Preserve was dedicated Saturday morning.
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Camp Deer Run director Ty Ford asked his summer staff to describe the impact which the camp has had on their lives. The overwhelming answer was a simple, “I am not alone.”
Tim Buchanan is one of the most successful and well-respected high school football coaches in Texas.
And that’s saying a lot, because that is a fraternity filled with great men.
The following members of the 2020 Alba-Golden Lady Panther Volleyball Team have earned all-district honors as chosen by district coaches.
Kalli Wright - 1st team all district and honorable mention offensive player of the year...
Brandon Fields is on a mission.
The 26-year-old West Columbia High School and Texas A&M-Commerce graduate and Lion basketball player wants to make Quitman basketball relevant again.
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers persevered through a rough first half of play to record a 45-27 victory over the visiting Quitman Lady Bulldogs last Tuesday.
A depleted Yellowjackets squad dropped their season-opener 54-53 to the visiting Rains Wildcats last Thursday. Playing without their multi-sport classmates, and further reduced through sickness, the Jackets dressed six players for the game.
It was an impressive season-opener for a Quitman varsity boys basketball team loaded with seven sophomores and just one senior. The Bulldogs started the season with a pair of home games and the debut of new varsity boy’s Head Coach Brandon Fields.