Quitman rallies to defeat Como-Pickton

5 days ago
Canin Peppers out on a run down between third and home.
The Quitman Bulldogs picked up a non-district baseball win last week beating the Como-Pickton Eagles 13-6. Weston Pence was the winning pitcher, striking out nine batters over seven innings.  …

AG Lady Panthers capture win over Detroit

5 days ago
Alba-Golden’s Adielyn Smith comes off the mound and tosses to Alexis Wilmut at first after fielding a bunt in the win over Detroit.
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers continue to put together quality wins early in the second half of district play.   Last Tuesday they dispatched the visiting Detroit Lady Eagles, 8-2, and improved …

Errors thwart Mineola in 4-3 loss

5 days ago
Preston Haskin is thrown out trying to stretch a solid double into a triple early in the Mt Vernon game last Friday.
onality in the scorecard from Mineola’s 4-3 district baseball loss to the Mt. Vernon Tigers last Friday. Every time the Tigers scored, there were errors recorded in the scorebook. In short, …

Mineola, Quitman tracksters advance

5 days ago
Left to right, Makena Quiambao, Zion Olajide, Callie Black and Annabelle Popek show off their newly acquired hardware. Olajide, Black and Quiambao swept the top three spots in the discus. Olajide threw 91 feet, with both of her teammates challenging that throw. Quitman's Popek claimed the fourth spot and an area meet berth.
Wood County schools were well-represented at the District 13-3A Track and Field Championships held last week at Meredith Memorial Stadium. 

Winnsboro captured the varsity boys crown with Quitman in a close second-place finish.
Mason Smith winds up to deliver a pitch.

Panthers pounce on Trojans

5 days ago
The Alba-Golden Panthers defeat the Cumby Trojans 14-3 Friday. After two innings, the scoreboard remained empty. After three, the Panthers trailed by one, 3-2. Mason Smith pitched a …

Lady Panthers just short in district battle

Thursday, March 28
It was the small things which nipped victory away from Alba-Golden’s Lady Panthers last Tuesday. The visiting Como-Pickton Lady Eagles took a 3-1 win back home. The loss squandered a truly …

Lady Bulldogs put together big wins over Winona and Harmony

Thursday, March 28
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs were on the prowl last week and scored big, winning games against Winona and Harmony. Senior Kennedi Elmore blazed the way to victory, pitching nine strikeouts while …

Lady Jackets sit atop district after defeating Winnsboro

Thursday, March 28
Mineola sophomore Jadelyn Marshall tossed a 7-inning gem last Saturday and recorded a 3-2 win over the visiting Winnsboro Lady Raiders. Both teams came into the game with undefeated district records, …

Pair named to all-region

Thursday, March 21
Braydon Alley of Mineola and Joecey Lewers of Alba-Golden have been named to the all-region basketball teams for by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Alley was named to the Region …

Quitman’s Marcee has best finish at girls state power lifting meet

Thursday, March 21
Addison Marcie of Quitman had the best showing among power lifters competing in the state meet from area schools last week. Lifters are shown by weight classification, place, squat, bench press, …

Power lifters qualify for state meet with regional performances

Thursday, March 14

Rally demonstrates never giving up

Thursday, March 14

Bulldogs on track at Jacket Relays

Friday, March 8

Gilmer grabs win over Lady Bulldogs

Thursday, March 7

Panthers roll past Quitman, 19-2

Thursday, March 7

Lake Country

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Special Olympics returns in style

5 days ago
After a five-year absence, over 150 athletes from Como-Pickton, Cedar Creek and Upshur and Wood Counties competed for special recognition at a state-sanctioned Special Olympics track and field meet at the Quitman High School track field on Friday, April 5.

Two seeking Ward Three city council position

5 days ago
Only one of the three seats up for election on the Mineola City Council this year is being contested. Crystal Arcand has challenged 2-term incumbent Cassandra Sampson for the Ward Three seat. …

Residents on Hwy. 37 north of Mineola petitioning for center turning lane

5 days ago
Residents who live north of Mineola are petitioning the Texas Dept. of Transportation to extend the center turn lane along Hwy. 37.

Property owners given more time to clean up locations in Quitman

5 days ago
Citizens and commissioners came head-to-head at Thursday night’s Quitman Building and Standards Commission meeting. With the tension in the air almost tangible, the board decided after nearly two hours of deliberation...


5 days ago
Two predictions surrounding Monday’s total solar eclipse in East Texas largely failed to come true. The clouds were thin to non-existent during the time of totality around 1:40 p.m., and the expected traffic jams did not materialize.