Friday night highlights

3 hours ago
Quitman and Hawkins square off in a county battle. Alba-Golden visits Cumby. Mineola and Winnsboro have bye weeks before they face off to open district next week. Hawkins opens with a 6-0 …

Mineola turnovers aid West Rusk comeback win

11 hours ago
Mineola Yellowjackets, from left, Coy Anderson (4), Brady Shrum (5), Adam Blalock (7) and Julian Ramos (6) converge on the West Rusk ball carrier.
Football fans across East Texas eagerly anticipated the Mineola vs. West Rusk game. Two quality programs with teams that have big aspirations met in New London last Friday. It did not …

Miller Grove takes 3-of-4 from A-G

Yesterday at 8:57 AM
The enthusiasm of Lady Panther Erin Langston had a notable effect on the Miller Grove match.
The Lady Hornets of Miller Grove came to Alba-Golden last Tuesday and stole the opening district match against the Lady Panthers. Alba-Golden fell in a four-set match 19-25, 21-25, 25-21, …

Mineola, Alba-Golden grab volleyball wins

Yesterday at 8:56 AM
The Mineola Lady Jackets and the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers closed out last week with solid volleyball match wins.  Alba-Golden evened their district record with a straight-set win over …

Quitman Lady Bulldogs sweep Tyler Chapel Hill

Yesterday at 8:56 AM
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs took down Class 4A Tyler Chapel Hill last Friday evening 25-17, 25-18, 25-22. Kaysi Parker and Ava Burroughs each had great nights at the net. Parker had nine kills and a …

Alba-Golden puts it all together

Thursday, September 9
It was the kind of win which coaches dream about, a team win with everyone contributing, with no glaring errors, extreme effort and composure maintained at all times. That pretty much describes …

Friday night lights Sept. 3

Friday, September 3
At halftime Mineola leads Wills Point,  28-3. Quitman trails Scurry-Rosser 35-7.

Lady Panthers win battle of US 69

Thursday, September 2
It was no play-day at the Alba-Golden gym last Friday. Mineola and Alba-Golden had yet another epic contest, with the Lady Panthers taking a four-game match win.   There was little wasted …

Successful tournament

Thursday, September 2
The Mineola Lady Jackets finished with a second-place trophy Saturday at the Hawkins Invitational Tournament. The team scored wins over Trinity and West Rusk and fell to the hosts. Lady Jacket Olivia …

Running room

Thursday, September 2

Young Lady Jackets will use early games to prep for competitive district

Thursday, August 26

Yellowjackets look to reload after successful 2020

Thursday, August 26

Quitman takes Big Sandy in three

Thursday, August 26

Quitman 2-3 in tournament

Thursday, August 26

Mineola finds tough going at Van

Thursday, August 26

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Pandemic creating challenges in local health care

Yesterday at 8:48 AM
Calling it a crisis and scary times, UT Health Quitman Hospital CEO Jared Smith again briefed the Mineola City Council last week on the situation during the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, fueled by …

Community treasure is decade old

Yesterday at 8:48 AM
Years, and even decades, of hard work and dedication will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 18 when the Alba Public Library and Museum marks its 10th anniversary.

One last hurrah for Alba builder of world’s fastest car

Yesterday at 8:47 AM
John Dearmore of Alba will wrap up a 65-year career in racing with a final grand tour this fall.

Dearmore will be showing his top fuel dragster that first burst onto the scene more than 50 years ago. It achieved national recognition in its heyday in the early 1970s as one of the fastest cars on the planet.

MISD initiates process for long-range strategic plan

Yesterday at 8:47 AM
The Mineola school district kicked off a strategic planning process last week, some of which also doubles as the state-mandated training for the school board.

Lloyd Graham, a retired school superintendent, moderated the session with the board on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and also with community members the following night.

Iron Horse Festival returns to Mineola

3 days ago
Mineola will once again celebrate its railroad heritage with the Iron Horse Festival Saturday, Sept. 25 in the downtown area.