Friday night lights

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Friday night football scoring updates: Hawkins 50, Quitman 7 Final; Wolfe City 54, Alba-Golden 26 Final; Mineola has a bye 

New ag barn planned for Alba-Golden school

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The Alba-Golden school board voted to move ahead with the construction of a new agriculture learning facility at Monday’s regular meeting.

General election includes cities, schools

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Wood County citizens will have the opportunity to vote for their school board and/or city council selections at the same time they choose the president and statewide positions on the same ballot.

Honoring first responders

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Police Chief Chuck Bittner leads the troops through the serving line.
Mineola Ministerial Alliance honored first responders with a luncheon Friday on Patriots Day. Pastor Demethrius Boyd blessed the meal, noting first responders may give their lives on behalf of others and are greatly appreciated.
Kaitlynn Barnett was crowned 2020 Quitman High School homecoming queen Friday and Arturo Delgadillo was named king. Barnett was escorted by her stepfather, Josh Scarberry.

Quitman crowns king and queen

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Kaitlynn Barnett was crowned 2020 Quitman High School homecoming queen Friday and Arturo Delgadillo was named king. Barnett was escorted by her stepfather, Josh Scarberry.

Holbrook stepping aside as director at historic theater

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Mike Holbrook, who has directed the Lake Country Playhouse and Select Theater in Mineola for the past 13 years, has announced his retirement from the day-to-day operations of the historic theater, which is celebrating its centennial.

Mineola man faces murder charge

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Timell Tiquan Jones, 23, of Mineola, was arrested at a home in Mineola on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for the murder of Dustin James Thomas, 20, of Dallas.

County salaries receiving two percent increase

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Wood County commissioners included an across the board 2% raise for county employees for the new 2021 budget year.

Mineola council approves $8 million budget

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Mineola City Council adopted an $8,085,622 budget Monday following a public hearing last Thursday that drew no members of the public.

obituaries

Amanda Venable 1980-2020

3 days ago
Amanda Venable of Garland died Sept. 10, 2020, an evening shy of her 40th birthday. Beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter and very …

Richard Glen Jenkins  1959-2020

3 days ago
Richard Glen Jenkins, 61, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Rowlett. He was …

Advocacy center fights child abuse

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Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Imelda Tatsch.
There are some things in life which are just difficult to broach as a subject, much less to discuss. Child abuse is one of those issues.