Corner Column

5 days ago
Last week’s championship performance by the Mineola High School Sound of the Swarm marching band at the state contest exemplifies what we know about the youth of today.

The Forgotten Who Serve

5 days ago
Dear editor: I wrote this in response to a kind veteran’s wife who thanked me with a card this day.

Soccer association, civic center hash out plan for spring

5 days ago
The Mineola Soccer Association (MSA) will have a chance to play its spring season on the fields at the Mineola Civic Center.

Revamped development commission draws five members to first meeting

5 days ago
The Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC), formerly the Wood County Industrial Commission, held its first meeting since the name change last Thursday at Wood County Airport with an attendance of five, down from 18 to 20 members in the past.

County and state voters agree

5 days ago
Wood County voters agreed with the rest of Texas approving nine of the 10 state constitutional amendments. In Wood County 5,160 out of 30,374 registered voters went to the polls representing 17 percent of eligible voters.
Obituaries
Doyle Barlow, 1946-2019

Doyle Barlow, 1946-2019

5 days ago

Doyle Barlow, long time resident of Mineola, passed away on Nov. 6, 2019. He was born June 5, 1946 in Nacogdoches to Turner Franklin Barlow and Lois Barlow Brake. After attending Douglass High …

Mauvoylynne Marie Criss Blaylock, 1941-2019

5 days ago

Mauvoylynne Marie Criss Blaylock, 78, of Mineola, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 in Dallas. She was born on July 5, 1941 in Tyler to the late Leroy Green and Vinnie Marie Head Green. …

Beatrice Hawkins, 1927-2019

5 days ago

Beatrice Hawkins, 92, of Quitman, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Quitman. She was born on June 1, 1927 in Smith County to the late Angris Tennyson and Evelyn Young Tennyson.  Mrs. …

Robert Eugene Morris, 1966-2019

5 days ago

Services for Robert Eugene Morris, 53, of Alba, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Lake Fork Baptist Church, Alba, under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, with Bro. Josh …

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