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I’m the sister of Brittany McGlone

To the editor: I’m the sister of Brittany McGlone. Brittany was murdered in 2007 in Winnsboro. more

Thank you wonderful lady

When I started to pay out, I realized I had the wrong card. I asked the cashier to hold my basket and I would be right back. more

Corner Column

We were reminded with this year’s Christmas parades and homes tours that it has been a year since we made the trip to Wood County to take in a day of activities surrounding the holiday season. more

Quitman Library Connections

Check out what’s new at the Quitman Public Library. A holiday collection of books for pleasure reading, movies with a holiday theme, and books with recipe and decorating ideas to make Christmas … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Greetings everyone. We are now in full-swing with the December holidays. We have lots of cookbooks and craft books to help you with your holiday plans. more

Get creative with cranberries

Cranberries can add color, refreshing taste and nutrients to many foods and beverages. Available in many convenient forms, from fresh or dried to juices and sauces, cranberries are an ingredient you can use throughout the year, not just during the holidays. more

The East Texas Gardens

November marks Arbor Day in Texas and also the start of the perfect time for planting trees. Planting trees in East Texas between November and February almost guarantees success – as long as you plant correctly. The process starts with buying the right tree for that right spot in your yard. (Please note that in this article I’m referring to container trees, as those are typically the homeowner’s best option.) more

November is National Bell Pepper Month

Who knew? It’s National Bell Pepper month. This tasty veggie comes in many shapes and sizes and can be used in so many creative ways. Check out these reminders of ways to include them in your … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

The holidays are fast approaching. We have several cook books and craft books that might be useful this time of year. We have lots of seasonal books in the children’s area for reading on chilly fall evenings (or any other time of year). more

The Forgotten Who Serve

Dear editor:

I wrote this in response to a kind veteran’s wife who thanked me with a card this day. more

Corner Column

Last week’s championship performance by the Mineola High School Sound of the Swarm marching band at the state contest exemplifies what we know about the youth of today. more

Corner Column

Elsewhere in this week’s edition of the Monitor you will find photos of some of the folks who work tirelessly, often behind the scenes, to react when disaster strikes, and to prepare for all contingencies when things don’t go according to plan. more
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