Sports
Yellowjacket junior Aidan Steward drives the baseline in action against Trinity.

Yellowjackets roll past Trinity Academy

4 days ago
Mineola’s 64-51 victory over visiting Trinity Academy Dec. 3 was three games in one. The first game spanned the first quarter and extended three minutes into the second period. Fluid scoring by both sides marked this action, and it ended with 5:16 on the clock left in the first half and the score tied at 19.
Eric Boettcher

Boettcher notches 700th win leading Alba-Golden

4 days ago
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers’ Nov. 25 win over All Saints was a pretty normal basketball game between two young teams. The Lady Panthers prevailed 47-35 to earn their fourth win of the early season. Unbeknownst to but a few, the win was also the 700th career girls high school coaching victory for new Alba-Golden Head Coach Eric Boettcher. 

Mineola Country Club Thursday senior scramble

4 days ago
1st place: Robert Linker, Gary Odem, Loy Frazier, Jerry Herd
Bella Crawford (15) drives to the basket to score two of her fifteen points on the evening.

A-G Lady Panthers edge Scurry-Rosser

4 days ago
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers clawed out a solid victory last Tuesday, 42-35 over the Scurry-Rosser Lady Cats.

Quitman faces stern test in Lipan tourney

4 days ago
The Quitman Bulldogs went west to Lipan to take on some of the top basketball schools in the state. In their four games, three opponents were state-ranked. Quitman took on fellow Class 3A team Millsap before tangling with Class A defending state champion and current number one team in the state Slidell, followed by playing 13th ranked Lipan and 21st ranked Saltillo.

Alba-Golden drops in new UIL alignment

Wednesday, December 4
The University Interscholastic League, governing body for Texas high schools, announced conference cutoffs Tuesday. As a result Alba-Golden High School will drop one division for competitive …

Lady Panthers pull away from All Saints

Wednesday, December 4
Coming off a humbling performance in the Eustace Tourney, the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers chalked up a solid victory over the All Saints Lady Trojans Nov. 25. A strong inside game, with Hannah Wright …

North Hopkins’ late rally nips Lady Bulldogs

Wednesday, December 4
North Hopkins broke open a tight game in the final minutes to secure a 46-41 win over the Quitman Lady Bulldogs Tuesday at Ballard Memorial Gym. The loss dropped Quitman to 4-3. The Lady …

Quitman withstands late North Hopkins charge

Wednesday, December 4
Led by senior Jace Reid, the Quitman Bulldogs held off the North Hopkins Panthers 58-55 at home last Tuesday. Reid dominated inside the paint scoring 27 points and hauling down 11 rebounds. The …

Bulldogs second at Union Grove

Thursday, November 28
The Quitman Bulldogs upped their season record to 2-2 with a pair of wins at the Union Grove Tournament, bringing home the second place trophy.

Winnsboro defeats Mineola for playoff spot

Thursday, November 14

Quitman closes out 0-10 campaign

Thursday, November 14

Lady Bulldogs gain bidistrict win after slow start

Thursday, November 14

Quick start not enough as Quitman falls in area

Thursday, November 14

All-district 12-3A volleyball selections announced

Thursday, November 14
other news

MISD board plans to name superintendent

4 days ago
The final round of interviews is underway this week for the position of Mineola school district superintendent.

Alba council improves retirement benefits

4 days ago
Retirement benefits for City of Alba employees got a big boost with recent action by the city council Dec. 2.

Corner Column

4 days ago
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.

Quitman boil order rescinded

Friday, December 6
Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption.
Update: The order has been rescinded.