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To the editor, Jacob Burrell was killed in a hit and run accident on Highway 69 just north of Mineola near the Wood Shed Truss building. For a long time the site of his death was marked by a small … more
Last month I stood in the middle of the circle of desks at the State Board of Education taking the oath of office. As I was standing there, repeating my oath being administered by Senator Larry … more
Summer baseball and softball are just around the corner. Youth foundations throughout Wood County are having sign-ups for the spring and summer tradition of America’s game. The very first team … more
I am going out on a limb and officially declaring the arrival of Spring! Wood County is now showcasing its famous dogwoods, azaleas and wisteria. Many other flowering trees and shrubs can be viewed … more
Well some of you may have heard me on the radio at the first of the month when I completely and totally lost my train of thought. The thought that I lost had to do with late library books. I was … more
March weather is fickle in East Texas – freezing or hot, wet or dry – often in the same week. These fluctuations in conditions can wreak havoc on spring flowers like tulips, or destroy the new … more
As we roll in to spring break, activities in local school districts reach a uniquely busy level. Teachers, coaches, sponsors and parents do their best to keep up with students who are involved in … more
Dear editor, Thought you and your readers who were not able to attend the Lake Country Symphonic Band Sousa Palooza concert on Sunday might enjoy a brief recap. What a delightful way to spend … more
Greetings! March is certainly trying to come in like a lion. Hopefully that means a pleasant spring is not too far behind. more
I am writing this article for next week’s newspaper on March 1. The wind turned yesterday and it is now coming out of the north with gale force. March is entering like the proverbial lion, and … more
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