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Mobile military museum readies for roll out

The call came just before Memorial Day weekend. Robert Dymek, founder and operator of the GHQ Military Museum, was nearing completion of his initial displays, housed in a remodeled building behind … more

First time up among the clouds for youngsters

Local aviators of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1475 rallied Saturday to provide youngsters their first flights during a Young Eagles Day at Wisener Field. more

Army of helpers spreads good news across county

The UM (United Methodist) Army of youth from various Texas churches joined forces last week to complete a variety of assistance projects in the northern part of Wood County including the Quitman area. more

Historical marker planned for Freeman Chapel church

A historical marker is expected to be placed at the site of the former Freeman Chapel Baptist Church as a part of the upcoming Freeman Chapel Homecoming celebration. The celebration – set for … more

Lodge awards community builder to Patricia Neel

Flora Lodge No. 119’s 2023 Community Builder’s Award was presented to Patricia Neel by Worshipful Master Charlie Couser on Thursday, May 25 at its facilities in Quitman. This is the … more

Colorful tour highlights local gardens

Folks participating in last Saturday’s Fannie Marchman Garden Club annual garden tour were rewarded with a brilliant, if humid, morning. The full illumination highlighted a rainbow of colors … more

Annual KidFish draws crowd to Lake Fork

It was a beautiful day for fishing Saturday as 300 kids showed up with their parents and guardians for the annual KidFish held the first Saturday in June. The area at the headquarters of Sabine River … more

A tradition of donuts

In keeping with the tradition of National Donut Day, on Friday, June 2, Beth and Roy Shockey of Mineola’s Salvation Army Service Unit delivered donuts to Mineola Police Dept., Mineola Fire … more

Block party in Quitman

The ladies making balloon animals were popular at the Faith Baptist Church block party Saturday on the church parking lot. more

Quitman Pilot Club partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

The Pilot Club of Quitman has become a local program partner of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. This partnership makes it possible for every Alba-Golden, Quitman and Yantis   … more

Honoring a special lady

Friends of Ila Wisdom gathered May 31 in Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman for a brick dedication ceremony in honor of her, hosted by The Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis Club and The Quitman Area Chamber of … more

ET Food Bank offering free summer meals

  The East Texas Food Bank kicks off the free Summer Food Program on Tuesday, June 6 at 34 East Texas locations so children will not go hungry during the summer break.   There are … more

Breakfast benefits food pantry ministry

Breakfast With a Heart will be hosted by First Assembly of God Church at 1917 N. US 69 in Mineola on Saturday, June 3.                       … more

DAR chapter can help connect to patriotic ties

The Elizabeth Denton English Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites prospective members to a paper party designed to assist in finding a patriotic ancestor. … more

Juneteenth celebration set June 17 in Mineola

Food, fun, fellowship, music and games will mark the celebration of Juneteenth in Mineola on Saturday, June 17. The free festivities will be held at the McFarland school campus at 708 Stone St. … more

UM Army plans extensive work in Wood County

The UM Army will be in Wood County June 5-9 to take on variety of projects assisting residents. The United Methodist Action Reach-out Mission will bring 80 workers from 6th grade to college age … more

St. Dunstan’s hosting blood drive June 10

St. Dunstan Episcopal Church will host a blood drive on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 800 N. Johnson St. in Mineola. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins will be accepted as … more

Club offers brain health course to students

First and second graders at Quitman, Alba-Golden and Yantis schools were treated recently to BrainMinders™, a signature curriculum of Pilot International. This community outreach program, … more

Mineola senior center sports new paint job

The Mineola Senior Citizens Center is up and running again. New activities include a monthly potluck with a guest speaker on the first Thursday of each month. The next one is set June 1 at noon. … more

Hudsons benefit library, McFarland

The Mineola Memorial Library and The Addie E. McFarland Foundation each received a donation of $4,855 from the Max and Mary Hudson Charitable Foundation on Friday.

The Hudson Foundation was established by lifelong residents of Mineola, Max and Mary Hudson. more
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