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Quitman Library Connections

QPL Summer Reading, “Tails and Tales,” is happening during June, and there will be an activity and cartoon show scheduled for each Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. in the library community room. … more

Fresh from the grill

Summer is here. Time for sunshine, swimming, picnics and grilling. What better way to kick off summer than getting outside and grilling your favorite foods? While many of us think about cooking our … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Meteorological summer has arrived and yet we are still getting some rain. Stop by the library and get some books or audio books to while away the hours as it rains or a good excuse to stay cool when … more

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month is promoted each year to increase the understanding and prevention of strokes. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel leading to or in the brain is blocked or ruptures. … more

Quitman Library Connections

QPL Summer Reading, “Tails and Tales,” takes place during June, and there will be an activity and cartoon show scheduled each Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. in the library’s community … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Greetings to all. Congratulation to the class of 2021. Onward and upward! more

Precinct Two Constable’s Report

I continue to work with the school district and build strong relationships with the kids and young adults in order to attempt to mentor them and provide some guidance where necessary.  more

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by Phil Major
This has been an extraordinary few weeks during what has been an extraordinary year-plus in education – as in all of our lives.
It was my honor and privilege to interview some of the top graduates of local high schools recently.
They are impressive. more

Quitman Library Connections

Brookshire Grocery Company along with the Quitman Public Library will host a “Meet the Author” event for the company’s 92-year history book titled “From Cotton Picker to Store … more

Beneficial bananas

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in America. Bananas are high in potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and are fat free, cholesterol free and sodium free. They are delicious eaten plain, sliced with cereal or yogurt and in many bread and snacks recipes. The following are two easy recipes featuring bananas that you  might want to try. more

Corner Column

Maybe it is being so close to the miracle that is creation which often gives children special insights. Or, maybe it is just the unvarnished truths which they so easily, and unabashedly, voice. more

Quitman Library Connections

May is “Reading the Cowboy Trail” Month at the Quitman Public Library, and the line-up of books on display is looking mighty good. Stop by and check out what is new in adult, young adult … more
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