Quitman ISD school board members unanimously approved a contract for Superintendent Rhonda Turner Monday.
Significant moves were made in the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. The obvious approval of Kelly Cole as the new Wood County Sheriff replacing Tom Castloo was among the personnel changes.
Wood Commissioners met in special session Tuesday morning to adopt a resolution approving the county COVID leave policy.
The city of Mineola has transferred a one-acre tract to the Mineola Economic Development Corp. for use in economic development.
Amber Hagerman would have turned 35-years-old this year had she not been abducted and murdered in Arlington 25 years ago.
The crime remains unsolved. The legacy which that young life may have fulfilled, had she been allowed to live, will never be known. Her legacy does live on, but sadly only in a memorial.
Her brutal killing spurred a local movement to put in place measures which might save youngsters targeted by human predators.
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers took a huge stride forward in their race for a district championship by defeating the visiting Lady Bulldogs of Cooper 56-44 Friday.
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs dropped a pair of district games falling to Winnsboro on Tuesday and Mt. Vernon Friday.
With 3:30 on the clock in the first half of the Mineola vs. Chapel Hill game last Tuesday, the score was tied at 18. The teams went into halftime tied at 26. Those three minutes of basketball before the break were exactly what high school hoops are meant to be.
The Mineola Lady Jackets struggled against a talented Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill team last Tuesday. The long trip to Chapel Hill resulted in an 80-31 loss for the Lady Jackets.
The Mt. Vernon Tigers jumped to an early lead and held on to down the Quitman Bulldogs in district 13-3A action at Delbert Ballard Gym Friday night.
The Mineola Lady Jackets played from behind the whole game and could never challenge the Lady Eagles of Harmony. Mineola fell 46-31 to the visitors in action last Friday.