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Quitman church planning annual community event

Faith Baptist Church of Quitman will hold VBS EXPRESS PLUS on Saturday, June 3. The event will start at 3 p.m. with a one-session Vacation Bible School for children ending at 6 p.m. A family-oriented Community Block Party will be held from 6-8 p.m. more

Savor on the bricks

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce helped kick off sesquicentennial week in Mineola with Savor on the Bricks, a five-course dinner served on N. Johnson St., prepared by local restaurants Tuesday, May 16. more

Service clubs combine forces for car show

A car show benefiting the four service clubs in Mineola is set Saturday, June 3 at the Mineola Civic Center. The Mineola Sizzling Summer Car show will feature cars and trucks, 28 different classes, and all makes and years of vehicles. more

Garden club tour set June 3

Fannie Marchman Garden Club’s 3rd Annual Garden Tour will be held Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Tickets are $10, available on the day of the tour at any of the following five locations... more

CNB hosting Caring & Sharing benefit

City National Bank in Mineola is sponsoring a burger lunch fundraiser benefiting Mineola Caring & Sharing on Friday, June 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. more

Memorial Day event planned at courthouse

The Wood County Military Monument Committee will be hosting a short Memorial Day Ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 29 at the Wood County Courthouse. more

Primary school groundbreaking Thursday

Groundbreaking for the new Mineola Primary School will be held Thursday, May 25 at 10 a.m. at the site on E. Loop 564, adjacent to the city water tower. more

Mineola celebrates sesquicentennial in style

Spanning nearly a dozen decades represented in style, the fashion-forward looked back at looks from years gone by. more

Growing competition gets hairy

Bushy, sculpted, whispy or coarse – the competitors in the beard master competition all brought something unique on their chins to the gazebo in downtown Mineola. more

Sesquicentennial festivity aglow at dusk

A balloon glow capped off the day of sesquicentennial festivities dubbed Spring Fling. more

Time capsule yields 1998 memorabilia

Only somewhat the worse for wear, the time capsule planted by the Mineola High School Class of 1998 came out of the ground last Tuesday afternoon. The capsule, actually a cooler, had been buried … more

Mineola plans a party 150 years in the making

Mineola will go all out Saturday to celebrate the city’s 150th anniversary. The Mineola Nature Preserve will host events to start the day, with 1K, 5K and 10K runs stepping off at 8 a.m., … more

Genealogy society hears story about WWI

Tony LeGrow gave an interesting program on “World War I, A Story of Heroism and The Boston-Halifax Connection” for the Wood County Genealogy Society April 17. On Dec. 6, 1917 at … more

Desire for better food spurred garden project

Salvador Medina Nava stood among myriad planters and growing mounds in his front yard. “The key is the soil, it must be living soil,” he said. That was an unfamiliar expression … more

Musgraves mural featuring Willie Nelson dedicated

Mineola’s latest mural, completed last week, was formally dedicated Saturday morning to kick off the daylong May Fiesta in downtown. Adorning the north wall of MPrints along W. Kirkpatrick … more

May Fiesta

The Folkloric Legacy of Mineola dancers entertained during the annual May Fiesta Saturday in downtown Mineola. A car show, salsa and taco contests, music, food, craft and community booths and more … more

Seeking justice

Protesters gathered on the courthouse square in Quitman last Wednesday to rally for the unsolved murder of Brittany McGlone 16 years ago near Winnsboro. An arrest was made in the case last fall but … more

Chamber hosts dinner downtown

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the city’s sesquicentennial celebration week with Savor on the Bricks Tuesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. along N. Johnson St.   Restaurants … more

Students lend a hand

Mineola High School students, along with ag teachers Emily and Mason Winters, helped clean up the Prayer Garden at First Methodist Church’s N. Johnson St. property. The garden was begun as … more

Kiwanis Club honors teacher

Terri Dievendorf was selected as the Mineola Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Month for April. Terri is the Mineola High School drama teacher and is retiring after 34 years of teaching. Kiwanis Director … more
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